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  • New CNN Poll: 59% Oppose Obamacare

    9-12 protest

    A new CNN Opinion Research poll, conducted over the weekend as the House debated Obamacare, finds that 59 percent of Americans now stand opposed to the health care legislation in Congress. Just 39 percent of the poll’s 1,030 respondents said they favored the bill.

    These numbers shouldn’t come as a surprise — even to the White House. In fact, The Washington Post reported this morning that “President Obama is set to begin an immediate public relations blitz aimed at turning around Americans’ opinion of the health-care bill.” The White House plan will be both a short-term strategy to shore up political supporters of the legislation and a long-term effort to bolster Obama’s legacy.

    Reshaping the legislation’s image will take place in three phases, White House aides said: the immediate aftermath; the seven months until the November midterm elections; and the several years that follow, during which many provisions in the measure will gradually take effect.

    Of course, given the findings of the CNN poll, the White House has it’s work cut out. In addition to the nearly 6 in 10 Americans who oppose the legislation, the poll also found very little good news about the bill’s details.

    • 62 percent say the amount they pay for medical care will increase.
    • 47 percent think they’ll be worse off when it becomes law.
    • 70 percent believe the federal budget deficit will go up — contrary to repeated claims from Democrats.
    • 56 percent view Obamacare as creating too much government involvement in health care.

    As troubling as these numbers are for the White House, Obama’s advisers are confident their savvy public-relations campaign will quell public anger. “The Republicans have way overshot the runway in their criticism of health reform,” White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer told the Post.

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    61 Responses to New CNN Poll: 59% Oppose Obamacare

    1. John Wallace - Chath says:

      TAKE HEART AMERICA: HEALTH CARE IS ONLY ONE BATTLE IN THE WAR TO RESTORE LIBERTY IN AMERICA

      Take heart, freedom loving Americans. The Health Care bill is only one battle in the long war to restore our freedoms and liberty. The 'Gang of Three' (Obama, Pelosi and Reid) will keep pushing additional individual pieces of their American Communist Manifesto on us. They will be pushing Amnesty for Illegal Aliens, Cap and Trade, and gun legislation, before the elections in November of 2010.

      We must continue the fight for Liberty and Freedom and resist each and every piece of legislation in every legal way that we can. When election day comes in November, we will oust many of the leaders and followers of the Democratic-Communist politburo in the House and Senate and our battle plan will turn from defensive actions to offensive actions.

      We have learned from experience, that we cannot count on the federal courts to stop attacks on our Liberty as they often rule that ordinary American citizens have "no standing" in their courts. The federal courts are also part of the problem and just as corrupt as our legislative and executive branches of government.

      Once we take control of the House of Representatives and possibly the US Senate in November of 2010, we will be able to cut off all funding for the nationalization of our Health Care system. Without the funding, there will be no nationalization of our Health Care system. We will also be able to cut off funding of other unconstitutional agencies and programs of our government

      So take heart, freedom loving Americans and let us remember that at critical points in the history of this great country, only a few generations of Americans have been given the of honor and privilege of defending Liberty and Freedom in their maximum hour of mortal danger. In 1776, our Founders' generation was given that honor and privilege. The generations that lived through World War I and World War II were also given the honor and privilege of defending Liberty and Freedom in their darkest hours. In all these critical points in our history, brave Americans stood as one against Tyranny and our Liberty and Freedom were preserved.

      Today in America, our Liberty and Freedom are once again in their maximum hour of mortal danger, just as they were in 1776, 1917 and 1941, and we are now the generation that must stand up against Tyranny as one united force and be prepared to act.

      This is our time!!

      We have not only been given the honor and privilege of defending Liberty and Freedom in their maximum hour of mortal danger, but our Founders told us that it is also our sacred duty to do so, not only for ourselves but for our children and our children's children. Do not lose heart over the loss of one battle or even several battles, for there is no doubt that freedom loving Americans will win the war to restore Liberty in America.

      I pray to God that we will be successful.

      GOD BLESS A FREE AMERICA!!!!!!

      John Wallace
      http://www.TeaPartyRep.com

      • Blaine says:

        You feel better about paying "private for profit" insurers? Please explain how the insurers goals to maximize their profits are consistent with the patients hopes of receiving the best medical care available?

    2. Michael Daniels, Oce says:

      Now that the bribed but not yet paid for Socialized Healthcare System has been illegally shoved down the throats of the American People; what's next? Abortion forced on Catholic and other religious based Hospitals by threatening to remove their Medicare/Medicaid Certification? Don't think it can't happen. It would then be incumbent on the Catholic Bishops to shut down every Catholic Hospital in America. Once all those Doctor's and Nurses and non-licensed care givers have nowhere to work; they can thank Obama and Pelosi. Had the Catholic Bishops done their jobs and publicly Ex-communicated Pelosi, Kerry and their ilk, things may very well have been different. Let's not forget Orthodox Jews who only permit Abortion if the life of the mother is in danger; as usual they're staying under the Radar. God Help America!

    3. Kathleen says:

      WE THE PEOPLE should have voted. The bill would have been killed!

    4. DANIEL CABRERA, MERR says:

      TH EHEALTH CARE REFORM EVENT IS AN UNCOSTITUTIONAL AFFAIR – DEMOCRACY HAS BEEN CHEATED – THE WILL OF THE PEOPLE IS NOT REPRESENTED – IT IS TYRANY!

      Did Obama promise – under OATH – to conform/obey and protect the costitution of our nation, as well as the country itself? YES?..or NO?

      Is he doing it?…YES…or NO?

      Is he – and his associates – acting faithful to the constitution?

      Is this administration working and,or acting under and by the will of the collective people-majority (democratic way),by the american freedom perspectives, principles and values?…YES?…or NO?

      Can WE THE PEOPLE TRUST THIS GROUP NOW IN WASHINGTON? Do we have confidence on them?…YES?…or NO?

      IMPEACHMENT?…good idea,…and again…just a thought;

      What about a NATION-WIDE / COAST-TO COAST REFERENDUM ,a GENERAL PUBLIC CALL FOR 'VOTE OF NO CONFIDENCE' FOR THE ANTI-CONSTITUTIONAL, ANTI-AMERICAN, CHICAGO MAFIA-STYLE MEGA-CORRUPTED ORIENTED ADMINSTRATION NOW IN WASHINGTON?

      Who is curious about the possible outcome?…could Obama and his associates manage it?…can the 'CORRUPTOCRATS WASHINGTONIANS' withstand the POWER OF THE PEOPLE?

      A short reference;
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motion_of_no_confidehttp://www.wordiq.com/definition/Vote_of_no_confi

      Just a thought….

      In addition, I propose that THE TEA PARTY MOVEMENT – through all our country – start this GENERAL PUBLIC NATION-WIDE REFERENDUM ACTION for POWER AND SUPPORT IS IN ABUNDANCE AMONG THE TEA PARTY RANKS.

      THE TEA PARTY IS THE SPIRIT,SOUL, FORCE AND VOICE OF ALL AMERICANS – no partisian, no division of any kind just real true honest,strong working americans, patriots.

      Correct on this one?

      One more thing,..AN ALL-AMERICAN RESCUE TEAM

      Let's say a very potent group of lawyers/judges, high latitud journalists and investigators, experts analysts on different areas is put together to gather appropiate info and launch this let's say…'CLEANING PROCESS in Washington….and if I am not incorrect FOX NEWS AGENCY seems to have the very best array on that regard.

      And there we have . JUDGE NAPOLITANO, COUNSELOR VAN SUSTEREN, COUNSELOR KELLY,BAIER,HANNITY,CAVUTO,BECK,PALIN,MORRIS,ROVE…not to mention the master , BILL O'REILLY,…and if anyone wants to add others powerful factors thrown into the mix….consider, LIMBAUGH,INGRAHAM, MALKIN,LEVINE…this just to mention somes.

      And let's incorporate the POWER OF THE GOP, UNDER THE SHARP LEADERSHIP OF MICHAEL STEELE TEAMING UP WITH SEN BOEHNER AND OTHERS STRONG FIGURES PEOPLE ADVOCATES SUCH AS MICHELLE BACHMAN.

      I think that is a heck of a power there…a real power for the people…correct on this one?

      I do believe that WE THE PEOPLE WOULD, COULD, CAN AND WILL SPONSOR A WELL ORGANIZED GROUP LIKE THIS ONE…won't we?

      Just a thought…

      And that is what the people needs, for CORRUPTION is so expanded and corrosive in the government that is difficult to see a way out unless, those supra-corrupted politicians are out of commission.

      And as far I understand, a 'CALL FOR VOTE OF NO-CONFIDENCE', IS a CLEARL AND LEGITIMATE CORRECT PARLIAMENTARIAN PROCEDURE..so everyone check on that,and contact the key-individuals,… shall we?

      There you have it, short and simple.

      Care to research on that?…very well do so.

      Opinions welcome.

      Daniel Cabrera

      Merrillville,Indiana

    5. kilnntime, north car says:

      Very sad day when the government can push its power over the people in a partisan vote and make a law that brings socialism to our once free country. Do we need healthcare reform, Yes we do, do we need this bill , NO we do not. A little common sense used by both sides could of created a great system that would of worked for everyone but with a Community Organizer at the lead , that wasn't to be, Can it be undone? doubtfull, look at social security which is somewhere around 53trillion in the hole, medicare and medicaid which are in the area of 47 trillion in the hole , leaving our country today with 107trillion of unfunded debt that will no doubt double, killing the future of many generations to come. Politians need to be replaced by average Americans who understand living pay check to pay check, these people are so rich they have no clue what being an average american really is

    6. Steve G says:

      The time has come for Americans to put down the remote or Xbox controller and get involved. If the Left will go to these lengths to ignore the will of those Americans who are informed and engaged, then they need to removed from office.

      I haven't found a better commentary on this entire health care debate than right here: http://rjmoeller.com/2010/03/battered-citizen-syn

    7. madeline crosby esta says:

      Our senators and congressmen have commited treason against our country and its people. Come November they must be voted out of office. They are on the same level as Hitler, using the same tactics he did.

    8. Joe says:

      In your article why not tell the percentage that opposed the bill because it is not liberal enough. The way the article is printed, it infers that the opposition is because a health bill was passed

    9. stirling, Pennsylvan says:

      Funny, if this is their poll then the real numbers must be significanly higher. CNN = Communist New Network. CNN is really a mouth-piece for this administration's press department. I lost any respect for this network years ago.

    10. Alwaysinwonder says:

      You forgot to mention that one in five who opposed the bill thought it wasn't liberal enough.

      Please don't just tell half truth.

    11. Alwaysinwonder says:

      The initial top-line shows only 39% of registered voters favoring the bill, to 59% opposing it. However a follow-up question finds that 43% oppose it on the grounds that it is too liberal, while 13% oppose it on the grounds that it is not liberal enough. So another way of looking at the data is that 43% oppose it for being too liberal, 39% favor it, and 13% oppose it for not being liberal enough, with another 3% who oppose it for some indeterminate reasons.

    12. DANIEL CABRERA, MERR says:

      Alright 'moderate' this one…or better said,..'read it and do not post it',,,for you have OBAMA FIFTH COLUMNISTS WORKIKNG AS 'MODERATORS THERE'…yes,yes just as in the case of 'FOX NATION BLOGS'..where writings of substance and logic neversis published ..but only lame and almost mono-word ones.

      So here is my take and I bet my shoes that you will not post it

      Did Obama promise – under OATH – to conform/obey and protect the costitution of our nation, as well as the country itself? YES?..or NO?

      Is he doing it?…YES…or NO?

      Is he – and his associates – acting faithful to the constitution?

      Is this administration working and,or acting under and by the will of the collective people-majority (democratic way),by the american freedom perspectives, principles and values?…YES?…or NO?

      Can WE THE PEOPLE TRUST THIS GROUP NOW IN WASHINGTON? Do we have confidence on them?…YES?…or NO?

      IMPEACHMENT?…good idea,…and again…just a thought;

      What about a NATION-WIDE / COAST-TO COAST REFERENDUM ,a GENERAL PUBLIC CALL FOR 'VOTE OF NO CONFIDENCE' FOR THE ANTI-CONSTITUTIONAL, ANTI-AMERICAN, CHICAGO MAFIA-STYLE MEGA-CORRUPTED ORIENTED ADMINSTRATION NOW IN WASHINGTON?

      Who is curious about the possible outcome?…could Obama and his associates manage it?…can the 'CORRUPTOCRATS WASHINGTONIANS' withstand the POWER OF THE PEOPLE?

      A short reference;
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motion_of_no_confidehttp://www.wordiq.com/definition/Vote_of_no_confi

      Just a thought….

      In addition, I propose that THE TEA PARTY MOVEMENT – through all our country – start this GENERAL PUBLIC NATION-WIDE REFERENDUM ACTION for POWER AND SUPPORT IS IN ABUNDANCE AMONG THE TEA PARTY RANKS.

      THE TEA PARTY IS THE SPIRIT,SOUL, FORCE AND VOICE OF ALL AMERICANS – no partisian, no division of any kind just real true honest,strong working americans, patriots.

      Correct on this one?

      One more thing,..AN ALL-AMERICAN RESCUE TEAM

      Let's say a very potent group of lawyers/judges, high latitud journalists and investigators, experts analysts on different areas is put together to gather appropiate info and launch this let's say…'CLEANING PROCESS in Washington….and if I am not incorrect FOX NEWS AGENCY seems to have the very best array on that regard.

      And there we have . JUDGE NAPOLITANO, COUNSELOR VAN SUSTEREN, COUNSELOR KELLY,BAIER,HANNITY,CAVUTO,BECK,PALIN,MORRIS,ROVE…not to mention the master , BILL O'REILLY,…and if anyone wants to add others powerful factors thrown into the mix….consider, LIMBAUGH,INGRAHAM, MALKIN,LEVINE…this just to mention somes.

      And let's incorporate the POWER OF THE GOP, UNDER THE SHARP LEADERSHIP OF MICHAEL STEELE TEAMING UP WITH SEN BOEHNER AND OTHERS STRONG FIGURES PEOPLE ADVOCATES SUCH AS MICHELLE BACHMAN.

      I think that is a heck of a power there…a real power for the people…correct on this one?

      I do believe that WE THE PEOPLE WOULD, COULD, CAN AND WILL SPONSOR A WELL ORGANIZED GROUP LIKE THIS ONE…won't we?

      Just a thought…

      And that is what the people needs, for CORRUPTION is so expanded and corrosive in the government that is difficult to see a way out unless, those supra-corrupted politicians are out of commission.

      And as far I understand, a 'CALL FOR VOTE OF NO-CONFIDENCE', IS a CLEARL AND LEGITIMATE CORRECT PARLIAMENTARIAN PROCEDURE..so everyone check on that,and contact the key-individuals,… shall we?

      There you have it, short and simple.

      Care to research on that?…very well do so.

      Opinions welcome.

      Daniel Cabrera

      Merrillville,Indiana

    13. DANIEL CABRERA, MERR says:

      READY FOR 'PHASE TWO'? – THE SCHUMMER-GRAHAM FACTOR__

      SCHUMMER AND GRAHAM …ONE FROM THE PRESIDENTIAL CONSORTIOUM WITH AGENDA OF DECONSTRUCTION/DESTRUCTION OF THE AMERICAN WAY,…AND ONE 'SOLD-OUT' WHO ABANDONED THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES AND VALUES OF OUR GREAT COUNTRY…WHAT A PAIR!

      This is simple'

      Because THE OBAMA GANG now really hit the jack-pot as toxic material for the country,..now they need the 'second phase…THE BACK-UP MANEUVER – and all is well pre-concieved and well orchestrated.

      Allow me to expalain very simply;

      1. As reslult of the highly unpoplular and unconstitutional health care event – where democracy has been cheated and the will of the people did not count for nothing), THE 2010 MID-ELECTIONS AND 2012 PRESIDENTIAL ONES DO NOT LOOK VERY WELL AT ALL FOR THE CURRENT ANTI-AMERICAN,ANTI-CONSTITUTIONAL, TERRORISTS FRIENDLY-ORIENTED,CHICAGO MAFIA-STYLE ADMINISTRATION NOW IN WASHINGTON…correct so far?

      2. Now, SCHUMMER (one of the 'presidential consortioum' members), along with GRAHAM (the sold-out republican)…they both have the task to FORMULATE A PLAN FOR AMNESTY TO ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT SO THE OBAMA GANG WOULD HAVE NESCESSARY AMOUNT OF 'FORCED VOTES'(ARTIFICIAL VOTES) TO CONTINUE THEIR INSIDIUS PLAN OF DESTRUCTION FOR OUR COUNTRY.

      It is another project which will involved the usual CORRUPTED PRACTICES – BRIBE,EXTORTION,INTIMIDATION,'UNDER-THE-TABLE' DEALS AND SO CALLED 'COMPROMISES' …ALL TO BE FINANCED WITH TAXPAYER MONEY…you know the MONEY suppose to be for 'STIMULUS'

      And actually – of course – that money (the taxpayer money) is STIMULATING THE OBAMA GANG MULTI-PHASE AGENDA TOWARD THE DESINTEGRATION OF OUR AMERICAN SYSTEM.

      Bottom line,…THE PLAN IS TO HAVE THE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT TO VOTE FOR THE OBAMA ON 2010 MID-ELECTIONS…BUT MORE IMPORTANT ON 2012 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS,… AS GRATITUD FOR TO ALLOW THEM TO BE AMERICANS CITIZENS..in a quick …or as soon as possible procedures.

      Simple enough?….clear now? Very well, go into details,… whoever intersted.

      Now you know.

      Daniel Cabrera

      Merrillville,Indiana

    14. Kelly, Kentucky says:

      CNN said 13% who opposed it said it wasn't liberal enough. So, subtract that from 59%, you get 46% opposed and 52% who actually wanted the bill. So, please relay the correct info. Thank you for passing the bill and helping those parents whose children needed insurance.

      Kelly

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    18. Billie says:

      Don't believe anyone claiming "no" votes because it wasn't liberal enough. They can always add to it. Just part of the obama drama.

    19. Billie says:

      It would've been 100%in opposition, if all Americans understood what freedom means and what it takes to be.

    20. David, Las Vegas says:

      Some have asked whether or not we need health care reform. The obvious answer is, “Yes”. However, this current impending law is really a Health Insurance Industry takeover by the current administration. Look carefully at the US Constitution (still in force we hope), specifically Article 1, Section 8, which states:

      “The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;”

      With several states (and their Senators/Congressperson) getting special tax breaks and kickbacks, the current impending law is on the face of it, unconstitutional.

      To voice our disapproval, get the list for your state of your representative who voted for this monstrosity. Then let that person know that not only are we going to vote against them in November, but also we will actively campaign against them.

    21. Lloyd Scallan - New says:

      What good does this, or any poll, do? Don't we get it yet. Obama, and his

      lackeys in Congress, don't care what the polls indicate, nor what the Amerian people want. They are on a quest to "transform" this nation into socialism.

      There is only one way to stop them.

    22. Normca says:

      If CNN says 59%; add 10 to 20% more to that as they probably called many more democrat voters than others. And Obama's blitz PR trips did not sell the Pelosi Plan [as he never had his own plan]. Every time he hopped on AF One the effort was not moved forward by his deft comments. Granny take an aspirin – you do not need or deserve surgery. "Others scare you"; they say there's death panel. Where has this Marxist blurted out the truth [except to Joe the Plumber] ? I hope to hear cheers, election nights 2010 and 2012 saying "Health Insurance Reform – "Health Insurance Reform" as he first loses his majority and then loses his own re-election bid and can then truly be called Jimmy Carter 11.

    23. Bob, CAlifornia says:

      Pitiful plan, poorly executed, despite protests that showed the anger of the majority of Americans against this bill. Every backroom deal Obama made to Bribe or coerce this vote should be forced into public debate. This is a despicable display of Socialist power takeover in the process of attempting to destroy America…

      I pray November will squash them like the cockroaches they are…

    24. Drew Page, IL says:

      To John Wallace in Chatham, N.Y. — You are 100% correct sir. We among that 59% have already promised to remove from office those who voted for Obamacare. What do the Democrat legislators now have to fear from us, more threats of the same? They already know our intent.

      Obama, Pelosi and Reid will capitalize on this and will fast-track legislation, prior to the November elections, for blanket amnesty (to repay Hispanic legislatiors who held out their votes on Obamacare); for Cap & Trade; and for the rest of Obama's agenda. They will think "In for a penny, infor a pound. If I'm going to get voted out of office for voting for Obamacare, I may as well vote for all the rest of the Democrat proposed legislation and see what I can get for myself before I'm out of office."

    25. Susan Shumway Phoeni says:

      With 10% unemployment this President choose Health care reform to tackle first. He has upset the population like never before. I really feel he is out to remake us into a European like country and will try to destroy our entrepreneurial spirit. This way of doing business that the speaker has engaged in is showing our kids that you don't have to play by the rules. This is a sad day for freedom of the people.

      Our forefathers would turn over in their graves!

    26. Leon, Durango, CO says:

      How unfortunate for America. Now the Democrats will be emboldened to continue to pillage the American Main Street with ever worsening legislation of even more outrageous proportions. Now that Queen Nancy has new light in her eyes there is nothing the Communists won't do.

    27. Anne says:

      This is really scary. My feeling is the Obamacare planned will not benefit anyone over the age of 50, nor anyone who is not really healthy. So, all you Senior Citizens out there need to get healthy quickly.And from what I am reading, the taxation on our savings investments, our businesses, and our futures will be so terrible we all will struggle to survive.And now on top of the forced "health care" we are getting a lot of information again about "card check" which seems to be the next big push. When will this government realize we are supposed to be a government "by the people and for the people" not "by the government officals and for the government officals." They already have the best health care, why give all of us the crumbs?

    28. Anne, Cincinnati, OH says:

      This is really scary. My feeling is the Obamacare planned will not benefit anyone over the age of 50, nor anyone who is not really healthy. So, all you Senior Citizens out there need to get healthy quickly.And from what I am reading, the taxation on our savings investments, our businesses, and our futures will be so terrible we all will struggle to survive.And now on top of the forced “health care” we are getting a lot of information again about “card check” which seems to be the next big push. When will this government realize we are supposed to be a government “by the people and for the people” not “by the government officals and for the government officals.” They already have the best health care, why give all of us the crumbs?

    29. Jeff, Rehoboth says:

      For those people chiming in regarding the "not liberal enough" argument, you need to remember that one important point that those 13% are making is as follows:

      The current bill does NOTHING to control health insurance costs. From their perspective they would prefer a public option, or perhaps even single payer. Regarding those, there are at least legitimate arguments surrounding cost control, (of course the right would argue this happens at the expense of too much Government control).

      The point being: at least such people are being intellectually honest about the senate bill. No cost control, they don't like it for that reason.

      So saying that all of them don't like it simply because it's not liberal enough isn't really being intellectually honest. It's legitimate to say covering everyone is necessary but not sufficient for my support. It's also reasonable to intuit that not cutting costs while at the same time adding 30 Million or so new people to the will prove disastrous and should therefore not be tried.

      To me, you don't just get to add the 13% to the other side.

    30. connie, brooklyn-ny says:

      wake up america !!! if it sounds too good to be true it probably is …. we have 10 % unemployment….social security is disappearing…. what is going to happen when the insurance companies go under; they are not much different than the banks that were mandated to give out more mortgages… will the government bail them out or just take them over ??? my guess is that they would just take them over…

      obamacare 2010 is a quick fix filled with lets tell people what they want to hear and we will wait for 2014 to deal with the reality of the consequences. we need accountability !!!! by the way, will they make all religious groups buy insurance ???

      i hope that i am over reacting and everything will work for the better. history will determine the successfulness of this reform..

    31. Robert, Vernon HIll says:

      Anyone who cannot see the agenda through the trees is either starry eyed, or in denial.

      No question, there are a ton of problems we face getting affordable health care.

      This bill does not really address those issues in a genuine, honest manner.

      Please try to see the big picture, keep an open mind. Nothing is for free, someone tows the note. What will you do when the well of tax funds runs dry ?

      I was promised by Obama that there would be NO tax increases on anyone making $200 thousand or less. I make $50 k or so, there at a few income, or un-earned income tax increases on me.

    32. Billie says:

      collapse within, all within the choice and control of mankind. Every bit of this could've been avoided but obama and his party resent American concept of the peoples personal: freedom, liberties and ability to pursue their own happiness..

      If there is any poll ever stating any increase in favor, it's a false poll, a cover, an illusion.

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    34. Kristin, California says:

      There is nothing obama can say or do to make me not hate this bill and what he and his big government stands for. NOTHING!

      His army of democrats are done in November no matter how much sucking up he does. He is counting on the next 7 months to be a cooling period so people, don't let this happen. This bill will be as dangerous in 7 months as it is now and the dems are at fault and need to be voted out off office!

      And we will be saying hello to a new president next term! I don't care if its Howdy Doodie!

    35. Don Coe Kansas City, says:

      If you want to know what is really going on, go to YouTube and watch a video called, The Fall of the Republic,by Alex Jones.It will clue you in about who is pulling Obama's strings. The Bilderberg Group and the Rothschilds are bent on our destruction and they must be stopped before its to late.

    36. Fred Nunley says:

      As many folks believe, Obama lied before, he is still lying, and will continue lying. The top three will continue to lie, and soon (if not already) they will believe their own lies. Wake up people, our freedoms are being ripped away. Still open, how much money has been spent to hide his birth certificate, and true origion of birth?????

    37. Fed up American says:

      Please expose all the PORK and sweet deals in this so called Health care bill. Tell everyone just how corrupt this bill is.

    38. Jonathan, Simi Valle says:

      Obama thinks he and his liberal ilk can just talk their way out of everything they do that is truly upsetting to decent people, and this is just the beginning of his massive leftist power grab and trouncing on the Constitution (remember the constitution says to be president you have to be a natural born citizen, and he by his won admission is not.o he and his patry has no respect for Constitutional law if it "gets in the way"). For goodness sake, we dont even know who this guy really is with his social security number and core documents/records. Like this bogus bill, he is a wolf in sheeps clothing and a destroyer of freedom and socialistic.

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    41. Kathleen Autry, LaGr says:

      I have friends who own small businesses and they have been sharing the costs
      to them under the "new Obamacare" regulations. With the percentages that
      they will now have to pay for their employees there is no way that they will be
      able to stay in business. It is obvious that Obama is trying to destroy the
      private sector in this country and go totally socialist where the government controls everything. He sat under Wright way to long because he firmly believes
      America is bad and needs to be brought down. We citizens will not let our
      freedom disappear. He can move to Iran if he wants to live in a Gov't controlled
      world. He can leave in 2012.

    42. joyce schenck says:

      nothing obama can say or do for me to want health care bill. why should i. we are free americans now we will be run by government..he is not for american people. he hates us and wants to destroy us and he will.he sounds like rev wright when he is speaking with his yelling which never have heard any other president do. he will destroy us

    43. V Davis SC says:

      The Democrats do not care what the majority of the American people want, they
      forced or bribed the congress person that did not like parts of the HC Bill to vote
      for the Bill. A Bill should never be voted on until the entire Bill is read and all
      sections understood. And all Congress people should be able to vote the way
      they feel is what the American people want not the way they are forced to by
      their leaders.

    44. Erik, CA says:

      There is a quiet right now. Like when two opponents step back and prepare for the next go. The white house and there feckless cronies should not for one instant, believe that the american public have forgotten. Oboma Lied. He lied by omission and by action. His stooges lied. They lied by omission and by action. Then when the lies did not work, they cheated. And they ignored the people for whom they say they serve. Oboma and his stooges serve something other than the American Public. Do I Speak Un-Truth?

    45. MH, Atlanta, GA says:

      My anger and depression aside, the saddest part of all of this is that it is so EXTREMELY short-sided. What happens when the business go away and there are no more jobs – no more tax payers – no more funds for the Goverment – what then – welfare from China (great – democracy finally loses to communism)?

      The worst part is that the poorer segments of society will be the hardest hit, first. A free-market capitalistic society is the only model under which a poor person can change their "lot" in life. This has been proven time and again. Why do you think that many parts of Europe are abandoning their restrictive laws and value-added-taxes. [and as an aside - we recovered from the depression because of WWII NOT because of the New Deal!! I hope it doesn't take WWIII to get us out of this mess.] And a truly free-market society should ultimately be the most equitable since the only color that matters is green – if you have the better mousetrap, you can get the cheese – no matter who you are, where you come from, etc.

      I pray that everyone stays energized and like elephants – DO NOT FORGET – VOTE FOR CHANGE in NOVEMBER – let's get this country back on track before it is way too late!!

    46. SM, California says:

      Get this country back on track? Are you kidding me? Was this country on track when Bush was president? Oh, wait, you mean the war he started based on a lie (WMD's where are you????). All the lost lives? The huge debt he created (which did not exist with Clinton)? Is that the "back on track" you are referring to? This law is not perfect. No one thinks it is, not even the Democrats. But it is a start. What did Bush EVER do to improve healthcare? What did he ever do to even TRY? Give this administration credit for trying to help so many who have no healthcare coverage. And yes, we do have other problems in this country that need fixing (economy, unemployment) but are we supposed to NOT try to fix healthcare because those other problems are not fixed yet? That is absurd. And do you think that while the government has been working on healthcare reform they have ignored all other issues? Of course not. And for those who think this law is not perfect, what suggestions do you have to make it better? Spending this much time and energy bickering about what is wrong with this law helps no one. Why don't we start talking about what steps can be taken to improve things – in healthcare and in other areas? Republican or Democrat, don't we all basically want the same things? Healthcare, jobs, housing, etc…

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    48. Linda says:

      Why should we believe anything they would put out…it would just be more lies.

    49. mark kennedy Idaho says:

      There is an excellent documentary program about Obamacare. FRONTLINE produced a show called "Obama's Deal". It exposes all of the back-room deals that went into making the health care bill. You can view the entire episode online here:
      http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/obamasdea

    50. Jim says:

      Of course, 10% – 15% of the people who oppose Obamacare are opposing it because they wanted single payer or a public option, NOT because they're siding with Republicans.

    51. Mary Mitchell, South says:

      Obamacare has me concerned. I do not wish to be told how to decide on health care. Americans should be free to choose their own destiny!

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    60. StopObama2012 says:

      BO is a socialist in disguise. Only in socialist Europe and communist countries, an Obamacare is accepted.

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