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“The Affordable Care Act is here to stay,” insists Pres Obama in campaign-style speech at Prince George’s Community College in MD.
Obama: “The closer we’ve gotten to this date, the more irresponsible folks who are opposed to this law have become”
“That’s not going to happen as long as I’m president,” declares Mr. Obama of GOP plans to defund or delay ObamaCare.
Obama: So what’s all the fuss about. What is it that these republicans are just so mad about?
Obama on GOP on ACA: If it actually works it will mean everything they said wasn’t true and they were just playing politics.
Pres Obama charges that some GOP governors “haven’t lifted a finger” on ObamaCare Marketplaces, tho some others doing “the right thing.”
Obama mocking GOP: “Affordable health care is worse than a law that allowed slaveowners get their runaway slaves back”
The message was strident and clear: President Obama will not negotiate with anyone who wishes to defund or delay Obamacare. In fact, anyone who dares suggest we delay Obamacare is a fool, a knave and probably a racist! But during the speech, the White House released some damning information.
The Obama administration is delaying another piece of Obamacare — this time postponing online enrollment in some of the small-business exchanges scheduled to open Oct. 1, sources tell POLITICO.
Small businesses looking to enroll in coverage on so-called SHOP exchanges run by the federal government will be able to submit a paper application on Oct. 1 — but they won’t be able to enroll online.
But wait — there’s more!
Separately, the administration told Hispanic groups that the Spanish-language version of its healthcare.gov website will be not be ready to handle enrollments for a few weeks. An estimated 10 million Latinos are eligible for coverage.
Why would Obama mock plans for an Obamacare delay when he himself is delaying the law? Is the President trolling us?