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"As the seemingly endless deluge of negative Obamacare developments continue to mount up, the National Journal’s “Hotline” reported on Thursday that “disapproval of the health care law” has “put Democrats on the defensive” heading into the November midterm elections.

Here are seven Obamacare figures that have Democratic insiders sweating.

 

 

1. 56% of uninsured Americans do not like Obamacare.

 

 

The Kaiser Family Foundation’s recent polling data reveal that 56% of uninsured Americans--the very people whom Obamacare purports to help--do not like Obamacare.

 

2. According to the Obama administration’s own figures, Obamacare will spike premiums on 11 million small business employees.

 

 

A new report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services concluded that two-thirds of small businesses that offer health insurance will pay higher premiums due to Obamacare. That, reports the Washington Post, means 11 million workers can expect their premiums to jump because of Obamacare. Worse for Democrats, because many employers renewed their pre-Obamacare health plans before the end of 2013, many of these rate spikes will be timed to hit beginning in the second part of 2014 right before the November 4 midterm elections.

 

 

3. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says Obamacare will kill 2.5 million jobs over the next 10 years.

 

 

By creating disincentives to work, the CBO says Obamacare will result in a “decline in the number of full-time equivalent workers of about 2.0 million in 2017, rising to about 2.5 million in 2024.”

 

 

4. Obamacare will cost taxpayers between $1.8 and $2.6 trillion over the next decade. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has reported that Obamacare will cost American taxpayers $1.798 trillion. The Senate GOP Budget Committee says those figures are based on overly optimistic economic assumptions and scores the real cost at $2.6 trillion.

 

 

5. According to the New York Times, 800,000 Obamacare enrollees failed to pay their first premium.

 

 

Even as the Obama administration attempts to put a happy face on its low four million enrollees—a figure far removed from its seven million goal--the New York Times says at least 20% of all the people who applied for Obamacare never paid their first month’s premium, thereby rendering them still uninsured.

 

6. Just 11% of Obamacare customers were previously uninsured.

 

The purported purpose of Obamacare was to increase health care coverage of uninsured Americans. However, as the Wall Street Journal reported, a McKinsey & Co. study last month found that “only 11% of consumers who bought new coverage under the law were previously uninsured.”

 

 

7. Obama reassured Americans at least 36 times that if they liked their health care plan, they could keep their health care plan.

 

 

President Barack Obama’s now-infamous promise, “If you like your plan, you can keep your plan” was named Politifact’s “Lie of the Year.” Obama stated the claim at least 36 times, and several Democrats running in tight races parroted the president’s comments before millions of Americans saw their health insurance plans canceled due to Obamacare. Political ads have already begun hitting voters showcasing Democratic candidates repeating Obama’s ill-fated promise."

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It's Bush's fault and you are a racist.

 

ROFLMAO!

OK...you got me. :)

 

But wait...there's more! Most voters don't even pay attention until and election draws near. Revealing the Dems for what they've done will be in overdrive as the midterm gets close.

 

 

"The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee sent out a fundraising email on Friday telling supporters that six Democrats are now trailing in the polls for the upcoming midterm elections. If Republicans win all six races, “the Senate is theirs,” the email states."

 

• Alaska: Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Begich trails both possible GOP candidates, Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and former Commissioner for the Department of Natural Resources Dan Sullivan, by six points each(47-41). Begich is also upside-down in his job-approval rating, at 41-47.

• Arkansas: Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton leads incumbent Democrat Sen. Mark Pryor 42-36. Pryor’s job approval sits at an upside-down 37-40.

• Louisiana: Incumbent Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu is in a virtual tie (down 45-44) to U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy. Moreover, only 40% approve of how she’s handling her job, while 51% disapprove.

• Michigan: Republican and former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land leads Democratic U.S. Rep. Gary Peters 42-37 in the race to fill Sen. Carl Levin’s (D) seat. President Barack Obama’s approval rating in Michigan is only 38%, but he carried the state 54-45 in 2012.

• Montana: Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Daines leads Democrat Lt. Gov. John Walsh (who was just appointed to fill Sen. Max Baucus’ seat on Friday) by 14 points (43-29). Another possible Democratic candidate, former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger, trails 43-32. Walsh and Bohlinger are tied in a Democratic primary matchup.

• North Carolina: Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan is locked in a tie with likely GOP candidate and North Carolina Rep. Thom Tillis. Only 36% approve of her job performance, while 49% disapprove. Obama’s approval rating is also underwater (43-51), as is support for the Affordable Care Act (39-52).

• New Hampshire: Democratic incumbent Sen. Jean Shaheen leads former Sen. Scott Brown 40-35 in a hypothetical matchup. She’s viewed favorably among New Hampshire voters, but Obama’s horrible approval-to-disapproval split (35-57) and Obamacare’s split (32-60) bring her down.

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Depends on who shows up to vote in nov those are the only numbers that will matter

True...but after Harry Reid called Obamacare victims liars it puts more pressure on Dems to get out the vote cause some of the victims voted for Obama

and now have to live with his lies.

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