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Posted by: thepinetree on 01/28/2014 05:58 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 01/28/2014 09:36 PM
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State of The Union Address 2014






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Why
Posted on: 2014-01-28 18:28:42   By: Anonymous
 
Why listen to this failed president's lies???

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    Re: Why
    Posted on: 2014-01-28 18:29:24   By: Anonymous
     
    Impeach this lier.

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      Lier?
      Posted on: 2014-01-28 19:20:35   By: Anonymous
       
      So this brainiac exemplifies the anti Obama maroons.

      Quelle Surprise!

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        Re: Lier?
        Posted on: 2014-01-29 10:46:33   By: Anonymous
         
        "Maroons" - that's adorable!

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          The Repubes responded:
          Posted on: 2014-02-01 07:43:46   By: Anonymous
           







          And the response from the Repubes?

          "End Obamacare"...

          Never mind that they have NEVER approached healthcare reform and now they have some lame ideas -- all just a joke compared to what The Affordable Care Act has accomplished so far!

          Amazingly, as the Repubes' plan evolves it starts looking more and more like Obamacare (AKA "RomneyCare")...

          Personally I hope they keep harping on ending ObamaCare because the end result will be the exact opposite -- it will end the G.O.P.

          What a curious parallel: just as when a virus kills its host, it kills itself.

          And as the GOP (virus) tries to kill ObamaCare that the American people (host) supported through reelecting President Obama, so goes the virus/GOP...




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      Lier
      Posted on: 2014-01-29 11:19:04   By: Anonymous
       
      Yeah, your keen political insight isn't all that keen when you spell at less that a first-grade level. Sorry.

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    Re: Why
    Posted on: 2014-01-28 19:21:55   By: Anonymous
     
    move away from the permanent war footing!


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    Re: Why
    Posted on: 2014-01-29 05:03:34   By: Anonymous
     
    I puked in my mouth.

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    Obama is America's enemy
    Posted on: 2014-01-30 15:18:02   By: Anonymous
     
    Obama is America's #1 enemy. Impeach this phony president before he does anymore damage.

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    Bring on the DNC talking points
    Posted on: 2014-01-30 15:22:14   By: Anonymous
     
    And don't forget the DNC name calling.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2014-01-28 19:42:28   By: Anonymous
 
Maroons and liers. You ALL need to use a dictionary.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2014-01-28 20:10:47   By: Anonymous
     
    Funny, aren't they?

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2014-01-28 20:34:08   By: Anonymous
       
      pathetically funny

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        The Spelling Otter
        Posted on: 2014-01-28 20:35:51   By: Anonymous
         
        Well, looks like my job's done here.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2014-01-28 21:02:12   By: Anonymous
 
Stand aside "Republican'ts" and see what this President CAN do!
Excellent, inspiring speech that resonates with the majority of Americans.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2014-01-28 21:06:51   By: Anonymous
     
    Same speech he's READ since he started his campaign in 2007, over and over. Same lies and same made up facts...very scary where he is trying to lead this country.

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2014-01-29 02:53:17   By: Anonymous
       
      I think they should make him, at least once in his Presidency, do the State of the Union address in a squirrel out, complete with giant nut.

      I may actually watch that.

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2014-01-29 02:54:07   By: Anonymous
         
        ^ "suit"....

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2014-01-29 05:04:52   By: Anonymous
     
    Ya he admits he has the pen and the executive order. Nice Dictatorship.

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2014-01-29 08:06:16   By: Anonymous
       
      I would suggest you read the Constitution and the Bil of Rights prior to using the word dictator to discrib our Prisdent.

      I wonder how many of the negative comments being made about Obama are being driven by the fact he is black? I know many of you out there can't stand to be around a person of color let alone having that person be the person in charge.

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2014-01-29 09:35:40   By: Anonymous
         
        Give it a rest. And anyway, he's gray.

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          Re:
          Posted on: 2014-01-29 12:14:41   By: Anonymous
           
          Boehner is actually darker....I think we should be against Boehner because he is too dark

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2014-01-30 08:32:45   By: Anonymous
       
      Obama has issued fewer executive orders than any other president in modern history.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2014-01-29 10:52:14   By: Anonymous
     
    Why do you keep referring to the "majority", when clearly the majority of Americans do not approve of the job Obama is doing, are Pro Life, and don't like Obamacare?

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2014-01-29 11:20:23   By: Anonymous
       
      Only in your imagination.

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President
Posted on: 2014-01-29 06:32:39   By: Anonymous
 

I thought the speech was great, enjoyed every minute of it, like I said before the road runs in and out of the USA, so see ya!!!!

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    Re: President
    Posted on: 2014-01-29 08:10:47   By: Anonymous
     
    My mother is African American, and I voted for him. I also think that I would not have in hindsight.
    I find it rather interesting that if I post I do not like his speech I am a racist.
    Much like the man before him, he lies and basis his platform on the fact Americans don't check his claims.


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      Obama a Tool
      Posted on: 2014-01-29 08:34:24   By: Anonymous
       
      Those who blindly support Obama appear to have amnesia.
      Those who knee jerk hate Obama need to learn to use facts, not rhetoric picked up on Fox, Beck, the T-Pubs who are a division of Koch Inc.

      Obama could of strengthened the middle class, by setting an example of the predatory banks, wall st, instead his man Holder coddled them and avoided justice.
      Obama is artful as Reagan as an orator, but as Reagan who used dog whistle rhetoric to signal racism, Obama uses lofty rhetoric, then in actions does the opposite.Name the issue, Obama has said one thing, done the opposite.

      Those who have been brainwashed to call him a socialist are ignorant of the facts, Obama is a corporatist.Corporations, banks come first, the people are left the crumbs and aftermath of the corporate meritocracy. Obama is a Fascist in his use of the military and the ever increasing spending for the Pentagon.

      Obama is a moderate Republican.

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        Re: Obama a Tool
        Posted on: 2014-01-29 10:29:31   By: Anonymous
         
        To recap, when President Obama said these things...

        That it's a good thing that after 12 long years the war in Afghanistan is finally coming to an end
        That Congress shouldn't shut down government or threaten the full faith and credit of the United States
        That Congress should pass legislation to put more Americans to work in the tech manufacturing sector
        That he'll protect natural lands with his executive power
        That Congress should repeal tax breaks for Big Oil
        That Congress should restore unemployment insurance that it let expire at the end of the year
        That women deserve equal pay for equal work
        That nobody who works full time should have to raise a family in poverty, so Congress should raise the minimum wage to $10.10
        That Congress shouldn't have another 40+ votes to repeal Obamacare
        That votes, not money, should drive democracy
        That he'll work to prevent more tragedies like Sandy Hook

        ...Republicans couldn't bring themselves to applaud. And if you can't understand why in the world they'd be against all that stuff, then you definitely should be voting Democratic in November.

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          Re: Obama a Tool
          Posted on: 2014-01-30 19:32:04   By: Anonymous
           
          But Hannity and Limbaugh didn't tell us that, they said he was a king or something that would destroy America and put us all in concentation camps, and make us COMMUNIST, and SOCialist, and I am scared he will take my guns and freedom, and .....

          Jeez, the crazy stuff these wingers believe!!

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President
Posted on: 2014-01-29 12:00:10   By: Anonymous
 

If you jerks have such a problem with the speech--why in the ____ did you watch it, some people like some of you live on running someone in the ground so you can make yourself look so high and mighty, only one that is impressed is yourself, others think you are a jerk!!! Leave our country----

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    Re: President
    Posted on: 2014-01-29 13:05:06   By: Anonymous
     
    Tantrum much?

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No Subject
Posted on: 2014-01-30 12:57:50   By: Anonymous
 
they found the woman "Bette" mentioned by Rodgers - the woman whose insurance was going to increase to $1200. And guess what? It was all lies.

BETTE SPEAKS!!

found this story in the Spokane news. Let's unpack some excerpts:

But the “nearly $700 per month” increase in her premium that McMorris Rodgers cited in Tuesday night’s GOP response to the State of the Union address was based on the priciest option, a $1,200-a-month replacement plan that was pitched by Asuris Northwest to Grenier and her husband, Don.

OK, right of the bat we know she lied. The $1,200 policy is a Gold policy, high premium, low deductible, low OOP, low or no co-pay. That's nowhere close to a comparable replacement for her $10,000 deductible catastrophic 'junk' policy.

The carrier also offered a less expensive, $1,052-per-month option in lieu of their soon-to-be-discontinued catastrophic coverage plan. And, Grenier acknowledged the couple probably could have shaved another $100 a month off the replacement policy costs by purchasing them from the state’s online portal, the Health Plan Finder website, but they chose to avoid the government health exchanges.

“I wouldn’t go on that Obama website at all,” said Grenier, 58, who lives in the Chattaroy area and owns a roofing company with her husband. “We liked our old plan. It worked for us, but they can’t offer it anymore.”

Now we know her carrier was scamming her as well, and that Bette consciously chose ideologically driven ignorance by refusing to even go LOOK at what might have been available on the exchange.

Fed up with what they considered limited, pricey choices, she said she and her husband have decided to go without coverage.

“I know some people seem to be getting good deals, but we’re not,” Grenier said. “I have a friend – she and I fight about this stuff all the time – and she got a great deal: $129 a month.”

That doesn't match up with her statement on Neil Cavuto's web site had to go on disability at age 60 because he has emphesema ...' and, as YellerDog pointed out in his excellent comment, when you go on SS disability, it includes medical.

And we also have Bette admit that she has a friend who got health insurance for $129/mo.

Also - totally unbelievably, to me - Bette claims that she and her SICK husband have decided to live without any health insurance at all. As we all know, that means that not only will they have to foot ALL of their medical expenses (out of their diminished income), they will have to pay the TAX PENALTY of 1% of that diminished income.

The real tragedy here is that it looks more and more like Bette and her husband (if he actually needs it) would at the very least be able to get a subsidy, and even possibly, depending on their actual income, be eligible for insurance at no cost at all.

It's one thing to display your foolish pride all over the place, but to damage your health and quite possibly destroy your family's finances and your piece of the American Dream due to ideologically-fueled willfull ignorance...... well, I think that speaks for itself.

We wondered about Bette, now she speaks to us herself, confirming our suspicions and exposing her lies and Cathy McMorris Rodgers foolishness.




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    Re:
    Posted on: 2014-01-30 17:15:53   By: Anonymous
     
    Hmmm, sounds like Chad Henderson, and I'll say now what I said then, "who cares?"

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2014-01-30 21:08:24   By: Anonymous
       
      voters care. No one wants to hear lies from their elected officials.

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2014-01-31 06:45:38   By: Anonymous
         
        They all lie.

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          Cancelled Old Blue Cross
          Posted on: 2014-01-31 10:22:02   By: blueoak
           
          I canceled my old Blue Cross policy, I got a letter showing a 18% rise from $275 to $327, for a crap policy.I signed up for Silver 94 policy premium is $5.48.It is a better policy than the BC 2500 PPO.Thanks Obamacare.

          Read an article about people refusing to get Obamacare, and had no insurance, the good Patriots.Most were at 65 Yrs or near.They are willing to pay the 1% penalty. The sad fact is they also will lose everything when the hospital comes after them for their bill.

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          Re:
          Posted on: 2014-01-31 20:28:11   By: Anonymous
           
          An earlier version of "Bette Grenier'a" healthcare story described the $1,200 replacement plan as the priciest option, but Grenier contacted the newspaper after the article was published to say she had looked over her paperwork again and wanted to point out that there was an even more expensive plan offered by her carrier, which would have been $1,679 per month, she said.

          This was a trick that her insurance company tried to play on her, and she fell for it simply because she is ideologically stubborn and has now made the choice to go without care and pay the tax penalty rather than access the exchange and get better coverage at a decent price.

          That frankly is very sad, but I'm afraid Mrs Grenier is far from alone in the Dead-ender thinking. Many more people are putting themselves in a difficult and painful position just to make a ideological point of making sure that insurance companies can continue to get the best of them without "government interference".

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