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Bart DePalma is a country attorney with a law practice in the Colorado mountain town of Woodland Park. He created Citizen Pamphleteer to discuss the political and economic issues of the day as did early Americans through the circulation of pamphlets during the Revolution. Bart is also the author of the book Never Allow A Crisis To Go To Waste: Barack Obama and the Evolution of American Socialism.
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On MSNBC, Obama just cut another future GOP campaign ad securely tying the Democrat Senate to the mast of his sinking political ship.
Barack Obama just cannot help himself. This incredibly narcissistic president must actually believe that all the Democrat media polling is wrong and the American people really love him and and his policies.
Mr. President, the Democrats’ problem is not with Republican voters. We saw this government for what it was a long time ago. The Democrats’ problem is that their votes for your socialist and progressive policies outed the “conservative Democrat” fraud and lost the center of the American electorate.
Mr. President, thank you very much for doing your part to see that the “conservative Democrat” fraud stays dead and buried.
Last spring, our President assured us that his socialized health insurance plan was working just fine and was providing health insurance coverage for millions:
The Democrat media is just beginning to get a clue that this was yet another lie. The New York Times was shocked to learn that the Obamacare plans have enormous deductibles and will not provide almost any coverage until the insured pays several thousand dollars out of pocket. Unsurprisingly, the Obamacare insured cannot afford to pay those deductibles and actually access the coverage they thought they had purchased.
Even worse, Obamacare not only does not cover you if you stay with your previous out-of-network doctor as Mr. Obama and the Democrats promised you could, any money you pay that doctor does not even count toward your Obamacare deductible as it does with most private health insurance plans.
In a slick bit of consumer fraud, this winter after the election, the government will automatically re-enroll the Obamacare insured into a new junk plan without notice of the new higher premiums and deductibles. On average, those 2015 premiums are expected to average 14% higher.
All you folks who were suckered into buying Obamacare junk insurance might want to keep this in mind as you cast your ballot in a couple weeks to rehire or fire the Democrat Congress critter or Senator who scammed you.
UPDATE TO THE UPDATE: Why doctors hate Obamacare. Go to the link and read all of this essay by Doctor Marc Siegel.
SECOND UPDATE TO THE UPDATE: Obamacare is set to cancel millions more of our health insurance policies, this time in the small group market.
On Tuesday, President Barrack Obama held fundraiser at the $26 million mansion of billionaire Rich Richman (his real name) selling dinner at $10,000 a plate and photos with The One at $32,400 a pop to other millionaires and billionaires.
During his dinner speech to this assembly of hedge fund managers and other Democrat uber-wealthy, Mr. Obama offered this class warfare chestnut:
“If Republicans win, we know who they’ll be fighting for. Once again, the interests of billionaires will come before the needs of the middle class.”
Karl Rove could not make this stuff up.
National Public Radio sponsors a bipartisan poll of 1,000 likely voters jointly run by Republican Whit Ayres of Resurgent Republic and Democrat Stan Greenberg of Democracy Corps. This poll covers a dozen states with highly contested Senate races – Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina and West Virginia.
Even with MI and NH added into this collection of otherwise red and purple states, a poll weighting the respondents 346 Dems to 308 Reps seems substantially slanted. However, the poll internals suggest that many Tea Party folks who are unhappy with the progressive GOP establishment, but vote for libertarian/conservative GOP candidates, may now self-identity as independents.
In this poll, the Indis make up 327 or one-third of the total respondents. These are the folks who will decide the 2014 election and they are decidedly GOP:
51% “lean GOP” (Here are many of your Tea Party voters)
Voted for Romney in 2012 by a 26% margin.
Disapprove of Obama by 38%.
Oppose Obamacare by 27%, with over half strongly opposing.
Disapprove of the largely Democrat incumbents by 9%.
Favor the GOP Senate candidate by 16%.
The Republican half of this polling team is being coy when he tells NPR these numbers “don’t yet” represent an anti-Democrat “wave” election. These numbers look very much like 2006 and 2010 when the center of the electorate wanted to fire the party in power in favor of candidates running conservative campaigns. (Yes, the Democrats ran to the right of the GOP Congress in 2006).
Surf’s up again!
The most powerful indictment of our self-appointed progressive ruling class I have ever seen in a campaign commercial.
There are Academy Streets all across this country in white, black and hispanic communities that the Democrat press never shows you. Ensconced in their upper middle class enclaves in New York City or Washington D.C., these Democrat journalists are probably not even aware places like Academy Street exist.
In the real America, though, progressive government is destroying our economy and ruining the lives of millions.
What are we going to do about it?