Ted Cruz Asks Followers If They’re Better Off After ACA, Gets The Shock Of A Lifetime

ted-cruzPresident Obama’s Affordable Care Act is by far the most well-known piece of legislation he’s passed since becoming president.  It’s also been the go-to talking point for just about every Republican for 4 years now.  Though I still find that after 4 years, most conservatives still don’t know what Obamacare actually is.  In fact, outside of the right-wing talking points they hear on Fox News, they really don’t know a whole lot about the law.

Now that the Obama administration has announced that over 6 million people have signed up for insurance through the marketplace, conservatives have turned to conspiracy theories about the numbers not being real.  Something that I knew was going to happen if signups got anywhere near Obama’s goal of 7 million.

Well, it seems Ted Cruz was trying to set up a little “gloating” of his own via his Facebook page by asking people:

Quick poll: Obamacare was signed into law four years ago yesterday. Are you better off now than you were then?

Comment with YES or NO!

I’m assuming that Cruz figured his page would be bombarded with loads of comments from angry Americans venting their many “horror stories” about Obama’s signature health care law.

Except, that wasn’t the case.

Instead, the comments section on the post was overwhelmingly filled with people saying that they were better off than they were four years ago, with many of them telling Cruz exactly how the health care law improved their lives.  Almost all of the most “liked” comments on the thread are from those who are extremely happy with the law as well.

I take it that wasn’t the reaction Cruz was hoping for.  That being said, I’m sure these testimonials won’t make a shred of difference when it comes to the Senator’s “opinion” on the health care law.  And I use the word “opinion” lightly because Cruz is nothing more than a parrot repeating whatever nonsense he thinks conservative voters want to hear in the hopes that by doing so he stands a chance at winning the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.

But to me, this was absolutely hilarious.  I would love to see someone from the media ask him about this, show him the numerous comments from people telling their stories about how Obamacare has improved their lives, and have him answer to those people as to why he’s pushed so hard to see the law repealed.

Though I’m sure that will never happen.

Allen Clifton

Allen Clifton is a native Texan who now lives in the Austin area. He has a degree in Political Science from Sam Houston State University. Allen is a co-founder of Forward Progressives and creator of the popular Right Off A Cliff column and Facebook page. Be sure to follow Allen on Twitter and Facebook, and subscribe to his channel on YouTube as well.


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  • Veritas vos Liberabit

    In your face, Teddy! Booyah….

  • Jeanne Katz

    I do hope this is becoming more common knowledge. Every person I know who has signed up for, or even just looked into, the ACA has reported glowing praise for the process & their new coverages. I know several people who are now insured for the first time in years & others who simply have better coverage for a lesser price. I’m so thankful so many have access to quality care.

    • Pipercat

      I love how so many waited till the last minute. When the website first came up and cratered, I remained patient. When the site was fixed on December 1st, I was right there. Amazing how vapid people can be and the amazing effectiveness of disinformation campaigns.

  • xnerd

    WHy is this blog so freaking slow? This and aattp are exactly the same. Are they on the same hosting servers? Its freaking ridiculous.

  • Pam Barone

    Just my opinion, but I do not believe that Ted Cruz or anyone in the Republican Party is against the ACA because they think it is bad for individual citizens. They are against the provisions in the ACA that reign in the insurance companies. The law requires insurance companies to spend 80 cents of every dollar they collect on actual care, with rebates on any unspent premiums outside that 80/20 ratio. It also requires greater accountability and the use of checklists. Basically it is making medical care regulated by and for the people, rather than allowing it to be a mysterious, self-regulated “art form” that makes consumers uninformed.

    • xnerd

      Exactly. These are the same clowns that pushed for allowing insurance companies to make their own rules as they go along.

      It all started with NIXON when I was a little kid

    • Sandy Greer

      JMO, but *I* think GOP opposes ACA because it has Obama written all over it: They oppose any/everything Obama, BECAUSE it’s Obama:

      One thing Obama has done for our country is bring the Haters on The Right out from beneath the white sheets, into the full light of day.

      ^^^Where we can all get a good, long, look at it.

      • Veritas vos Liberabit

        I don’t recall the Democrats in the State of Massachusetts fighting the Romneycare with the same fervor the Republicans are fighting Obamacare. One thing for certain is that Romneycare, although at a State level, it has been producing positive results for the folks of Massachusetts. President Obama’s ACA is a nationwide copy of Romneycare. And since it was President Obama who took the initiative to expand the ACA nationwide and not the Republicans, they are and had been doing everything in their power to sabotage and obstruct this law that many are finding out it is doing what it is intended to do: Provide affordable healthcare for all and coverage for preexisting conditions. Good things by the Democrats are viewed as bad things for and by the Republicans.

      • Sandy Greer

        >Good things by the Democrats are viewed as bad things for and by the Republicans.

        ^^^Yes, because Repubs don’t get the credit for doing good things for the people. Honestly, it’s the mean-spirited ‘begrudging’ of the least among us that is most repugnant, to me, about the Republicans. It’s a People Repellant.

        Dems aren’t perfect. But if you’ve got a problem, you can bet Dems will be on your side.

      • Libsarefem

        KKK is a creation of democrats.

      • JohnH

        You misspelled “conservatives”.

      • Sandy Greer

        Well, that’s because he’s a Troll. They hide under bridges, and don’t attend school, so their Ignorance is on display for all to see.

        For instance, THIS Troll doesn’t know KKK was the creation of SOUTHERN Democrats. Who hated the North, for Abolishing Slavery.

        Further, this Troll doesn’t know those Southern Democrats – aka DIXIECRATS – fled the Democratic Party in DROVES – a friggin’ STAMPEDE, it was – just as soon as the Civil Rights Act was signed in 1964 by Johnson, a Democrat.

        Yep. Those racist KKK Dixiecrats felt more at home, and found they had more in common, with the Republicans, than they EVER did with the Dems. They’ve been there ever since, happy as clams. And to this day, the South is Red, instead of Blue.

        But, of course, Trolls don’t know all that. Or care.

      • Randall Whitt

        It seems I might have duplicated your post Sandy. Maybe I should have read first and posted later 😀

      • Sandy Greer

        Great minds think alike, doncha know. 😉

      • David Shaw Jr

        And after the civil rights act was passed they flipped from democrat to republican.

      • Randall Whitt

        Then they went and joined the GOP when LBJ passed the civil rights act in 1964. From that point on the white racist democrats forever became known as dixiecrats. Read history much A-HOLE?

      • Right down Broadway

        It’s a creation of “conservatives”

      • Cathryn Sykes

        Go read some history Libsarefem. You’re talking about the Democrats of 150 years ago. The ones who did their best to keep slavery intact, and when that didn’t work, hid behind white robes. All that began to change when the Republicans became the party of Big Busiiness during the Gilded Age, sat on their hands and did nothing for the millions of citizens crushed by the Great Depression. Roosevelt turned the Democratic Party into the party of the people. JFK kept that going, as did Lyndon Johnson. While, in the last four decades since Reagan, the GOP continued to be the party of big business, big money, and in the last generation, became the party of bigotry and misogyny as well. These days, your “leaders” would kick Lincoln out the door…..

    • strayaway

      An insurance company VP, Liz Fowler was the architect of the (un)ACA. i wouldn’t worry about insurance companies hurting if they were rewarded with 30-40M new customers as hoped.There are plenty of ways to hide money. Your comment about “making medical care regulated by and for the people’ Is hilarious. The medical/insurance/ legal/pharmaceutical interests controlled and continue to control medical profits. Between 70-80% of all new (un)ACA enrollees are subsidized by taxpayers and others with conventional policies. Its like asking food stamp recipients if they like their experience with subsidized food vouchers. Of course they do.

      • Pipercat

        Stray, you have to be a taxpayer to qualify for the subsidies. So your false equivalency is beyond ridiculous. Oh, and they are conventional policies.

      • strayaway

        So you agree that people who, for instance, make $10/hour at Wal-mart and pay some taxes get subsidies. You make my point. I didn’t say they weren’t conventional policies. In fact some of the 5M who last their policies had to buy new, sometimes more expensive (un)ACA policies from the same company.

        ‘If you like your health care plan, you can keep it’

      • redbirdinmo

        Wrong. In order for a working person who has insurance offered through an employer to get a subsidy they have to prove a financial hardship and the amount paid for the insurance has to be over a certain percentage of your income to qualify. However, the very fact that you think there are that many people making $10 an hour at walmart shows how out of touch you are. My sister has worked there for 7 years, is considered a dept manager, and does not make $10 an hour.

      • strayaway

        Walmart pays different rates in different stores. Who is out of touch? There is no requirement to prove financial hardship to get subsidies. The law sets a cap on the amount individuals have to pay based on income. The balance is subsidized.

      • Pipercat

        Wrong again, Frisbee. Tax credits are based on total family income between 100 to 400 percent of poverty level. Incomes between 100 to 250 percent get additional tax credits for deductible and other out of pocket expenses.

      • strayaway

        Ok, I will quote from an article. “The ACA creates a subsidy system for low and some middle income families to help in the purchase of insurance on the state insurance exchanges. The law sets a cap on the amount of insurance premium that individuals and families will have to pay for the second cheapest Silver plan based upon that person/family’s income in relation to the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). ” “To help lower and some middle income families pay for health insurance, the Affordable Care Act limits the amount of money the family would have to spend on premiums for a Silver Plan (we will get to this later) based upon a percentage of income. The law does this by capping the amount that each family will pay themselves depending on where they fall in relation to the FPL (Chart 2). Higher income households will have a higher cap as a percentage of income.” Tax credits = subsidy. That was written by a Jonathan Wu at Value Penguin. Have your semantic argument with him.

      • Pipercat

        Stop reading Forbes…. Value Penguin, really?

      • Pipercat

        Well, try speaking for yourself for a change and stop parroting somebody else who has an axe to grind. Contextomy is still fallacious… oh, fallacious one!

      • Sandy Greer

        I don’t mind helping people. I WANT my tax dollars to help people. There is nothing wrong with a government helping its people.

        And, as stated previously, folks who didn’t have health insurance before clogged our Emergency rooms. And we paid.

        So we’re going to pay, one way or the other. Question is:

        1) Do we pay to DENY folks?
        2) Or do we pay to PROVIDE?

        Biggest problem with The Right is they see a hand up as a hand out, and every hand reaching into their pocket like it was their last dollar they’ve got a death grip on.

      • strayaway

        I’m ok with helping people. States are empowered to do so. The federal government could help out by protecting USA jobs and by stop making health care so expensive. If there was a shortage of US workers, they could demand a larger proportion of the nation’s economic pie and more people could afford health care. On the 28th, Obama signed the Monsanto Protection Act so we will all be eating more frankenfood. Health wise, I suspect that was a big mistake and detrimental to our collective health. To the extent that the (un)ACA does keep some people out of expensive emergency rooms, i get your point, the lawyers, Monsanto, and other profiteers have been given free reign to make health care less efficient and costly in other ways. Again, except in DC, military bases, and similar federal venues, providing health care is more properly a state issue.

      • Sandy Greer

        >providing health care is more properly a state issue.

        Well, but states DIDN’T provide. We had MILLIONS of uninsured, utilizing Emergency rooms to see a doctor. Or going without. Declaring bankruptcy.

        Clintons tried, in the 90s. It was rejected. OK, but where were the states? Massachusetts aside, states seem unable or unwilling to provide Healthcare for everyone. Some states (Red, mostly) still refuse to expand Medicaid.

        Like it or not, we are where we are. And we’re not going back. In the end, after all the shaking and quaking, Healthcare will be just another Entitlement – like Social Security, Medicare, Unemployment, VA, Food Stamps (et al) Another social safety net we can’t imagine being without.

        We may ‘tweak’ it some. But we’re NOT going to take Healthcare away from millions because some fear change.

        My advice to GOP is to get behind ACA; stop calling it Obamacare, and try to reframe the argument like they favored it all along. Because, despite 50+ votes, it’s here to stay. 😉

      • strayaway

        Read the 10th Amendment and then go looking for the part of the constitution that delegates the power to provide major health care programs. Same thing for those other programs you mentioned. All laws and programs die. All borders change. All countries come to an end. Like every other law, the (un)ACA will eventually die. Sequestration was also a law. If Congress is free to end sequestration, it can also end the (un)ACA.

      • Sandy Greer

        Yeah. Maybe the 55th vote will end the ACA. Or the 60th. Or 65th.

        Are we going to argue a Strict Constructionist vs. Living Constitution? Find the part of the constitution that says we get to discriminate: Deny gays marriage, simply for being gay.

        Just SMH at people who actually argue to DENY; argue AGAINST, rather than FOR.

        This country is moving Left. Careful you don’t get run over, now.

      • strayaway

        Strict. Living=Fantasies or flavor of the day. What does discriminating against gays have to do with the (un)ACA. Marriage is also something that should pretty much be determined at the state level. I don’t know what SMH is. Venezuela is also moving left. That isn’t necessarily a good thing.

      • Sandy Greer

        Point is there are a great MANY things not spoken to directly in the Constitution. Probably why a living, breathing, document makes more sense.

        Because what was true yesterday (slavery, for instance, and witch hunts, to name but a few) is no longer, today. And, as you yourself so aptly pointed out, laws change: What holds true today may not necessarily be, tomorrow.

        But I could make a good case the ‘life’ spoken to in the Declaration of Independence (life, liberty, pursuit of happiness) was not provided for WELL at the state level. Those overcrowded Emergency rooms of yesterday? Folks DIED, without ever seeing a doctor. And some, without means to pay, never even tried…thus, spreading illness and disease.

        SMH = shaking my head. You can Google any acronym.

        When things just ain’t ‘right’: Go Left. 😉

      • strayaway

        Here is Humpty Dumpty explaining the logic behind the concept of a ” living, breathing, document”.

        “When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less.”

        I don’t know if Humpty Dumpty was a Progressive but his logic was similar. The rest of us realize the Constitution has an amendment process to, for instance, end slavery, create a new form of taxation, make alcohol illegal, or legal or to create or remove powers delegated to the federal government.

        If you have a problem in you state, deal with it. If you’re not in my state, that’s your problem not mine. We don’t need the federal government to act as as if some imaginary living breathing enabling act was passed for the duration of the emergency – because it wasn’t.

      • Sandy Greer

        You can have your own opinions, but you can’t have your own facts. And the facts are:

        a) What you want to be so – isn’t
        b) What you want – didn’t work.

        True, ACA wasn’t passed for the ‘duration of an emergency’. Because the ’emergency’ was long, and lingering. ACA was passed to rectify an inefficient and costly system.

        “I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.” ~ Maya Angelou

        You can:
        1) Make yourself miserable, resenting ACA
        2) Take a 75th, or 100th, vote to repeal/defund
        3) Even shut down the government again
        4) You can make the best of it

        But ACA is here – just like Social Security, and just like Medicare. There will be ‘tweaks’ (as with Social Security and Medicare) but ACA is here – and WE’RE NOT GOING BACK.

        ^^^Those are the facts.

      • strayaway

        fact a. “The powers not delegated to the United States… are reserved to the States”.

        Fanticizing about a “living, breathing” constitution in which words mean whatever those in power choose for them to mean, doesn’t change “fact a”.

        What didn’t work was the corporatist construct assembled by Republicans and Democrats who ignored the 10th. Amendment and consequently drove up the price of health care while eroding our national standard of living. You solution is to adopt a variation of Stockholm Syndrome and accept the yoke our economic captors have provided us by asking, “which way masters” to alleviate the pain. My starting point, instead, goes back to trying to understand how health care became unaffordable for so many.

        Handing over the power of “the people” and State power to a centralized government and its bureaucrats is the comparison I made to the enabling act which was supposed to resolve failures with an existing constitution. It only made problems worse in the long run.

        I do not respect the ghastly Maya Angelou or care for her as a poet after being introduced to her at Clinton’s inauguration. To each his/her own.

        Given your choices, I will make the best of the (un)ACA sort of like I do when I have the flu and do what i can to make it go away; sort of like what people do when confronted with bad government or legislation. Of course you will go back although these programs may outlive us just as communism outlasted a couple of generations in the USSR. (Note: I do not consider the (un)ACA to be communist. It is instead a corporatist (economically fascist) fix designed, in part, to guarantee corporate profits.)

      • Sandy Greer

        Here’s a fact:

        I don’t share your POV (Google it) I don’t accept your premise ACA will ‘erode our national standard of living’ – nor your hyperbolic rhetoric of ‘economic captivity, enslaved’. I don’t fear the Feds, and don’t consider Dems fascists:

        “An anarchist is an extreme Libertarian; a socialist an extreme Democrat, and a fascist, an extreme Republican.” ~ Andre Marrou

        ^^^It’s a wonder GOP isn’t behind ACA 100%.

        You don’t have to like Maya Angelou. But she’s a grown-up – written FOR grown-ups.

        You quote Humpty Dumpty like I’m a child, who can’t think beyond Fairy Tales, and ‘fantasies’ (twice mentioned).

        ^^^Even a child knows when a convo degenerates it’s best avoided.

      • strayaway

        Obviously, you don’t fear a mega centralized government. I didn’t say anything about Democrats being ‘fascists’ however you define that term. I only mentioned corporatism which is the same as “economic fascism” which defined is the collusion of government and corporate interests; an expression of which is the (un)ACA. Many or most Republicans also promote various corporatist schemes.

        It’s true that an anarchist is an extreme libertarian. It is also true that the opposite of a libertarian is an authoritarian. “Fascist” means many things to many people. That is one reason I specified “economic fascism” which is very specific. Hayek noted that while economic fascism does not always proceed to horrible versions of ‘fascism’, economic fascism always proceeds worse versions of fascism. That is a good reason to reject its manifestations such as the (un)ACA which (repeat) may or may not evolve into worse things.

        Maya writes for a set of grown-ups who seem to enjoy her addled sentiments. Children can’t quote Lewis Carroll. Whereas, Maya reinforces the notions of the left, Carroll has Alice analyzing and discarding her preconceptions. That’s a big difference between modern liberals whom Maya delights and the classical liberals Carroll respects.

      • Pipercat

        Agree with what? Your false equivalency fallacy? You have no idea where the money is coming from; if you did, you’d see what nonsense this is. You said these plans were being subsidized by taxpayers and others with conventional policies. Care to muddy that up a bit more? As for your cliche at the bottom, I ditched that piece of shit and went uninsured for over a year. Again, you have no idea what you are talking about.

        And c’mon, out with it! You’re on Medicare, aren’t you?

      • Phil the observer

        With all of the employees Wal mart has, if they let their employees have health insurance through the company, the rates would be incredibly low…The more on the policy, the lower the rate…But Walmart, bless their greedy little hearts, laid the burden of health coverage on the tax payers of the state that they operate in.

      • Sandy Greer

        >Between 70-80% of all new (un)ACA enrollees are subsidized by taxpayers and others with conventional policies.

        ^^^Begs the question: How many of the new enrollees had no coverage whatsoever – and resorted to Emergency Rooms for medical care – which are notoriously expensive – and which were subsidized in their ENTIRETY by taxpayers?

        I’ve always had coverage. But always dreaded Emergency Room visits, with their interminable waits, due to overcrowding. Last month I had need; went to the Emergency Room. And was AMAZED that I didn’t have to wait at all. Not only that, it was like they were glad to see me, LOL I was the only one there.

        My sister and husband both own businesses. Insurance was KILLING them, for YEARS. I asked her about ACA. They are saving $334 per mo, AND with a better plan: Deductible is $2K but only applies if hospitalized. Old deductible ($1K) was for everything; office visits, etc. Their old policy was $685 per mo, and, because the old $1K deductible applied to EVERYTHING – in 10+ years, Blue Cross never paid out a dime for them.

        So they’re saving $4000+ per year, with better coverage. They don’t get Food Stamps, but they’re pretty happy. 😉

        I also know people who had no coverage, for years. Working people, without benefits. My niece and her husband bore, and raised, two children, without insurance. Now they’re covered. Kids, too.

      • Pipercat

        He’s making a false equivalency between tax credits and welfare. What his fallaciousness doesn’t realize, the main funding is coming from the pool of money in the direct Medicare payment accounts. Money everyone who works already payed into. Money that was used to subsidize unscroupulous doctors and hospitals that would bilk Medicare out of billions for unnecessary procedures. (That also ended with the ACA, when billing rules were changed to results based billing instead of procedure based) Better to take care of 10 to 15 million citizens instead of a few greedy miscreants…

      • Armymom

        You think the subsidy is some government give-away?? You know nothing! I work in the health insurance industry (have for 20 years). I’ve been employed continually for the past 35 years and I pay thousands in income tax every year. BUT, I did get a premium tax credit for my insurance because our household income is reduced by business losses. My child & I were part of the previously uninsured due to pre-x. Now I can seek treatment that will enable me to continue working for years to come, which means I will continue to pay income tax and social security. This, as opposed to possibly becoming disabled due to lack of treatment and living off Medicaid in some hospice or nursing home situation. Don’t you get it? To me, this is a means to helping people REMAIN productive members of society. That’s the bigger picture that you fail to see.
        By the way, every single person who qualifies for a premium tax credit WORKS! If they didn’t have an income, they would be referred to Medicaid.

      • strayaway

        Congratulations on being a beneficiary of the system. I suppose that is like money blowing on your lawn after a Brinks truck went by with its back door open. But maybe the people across the street weren’t as lucky with the wind shift and will now receive lower interest from the bank to make up for the bank’s loss.

        I support the right of states such as MA and NH to have their own health care plans as allowed by the 10th Amendment. However, were it not for the Supreme Court declaring voila that the federal government has a right to tax and declaring the (un)ACA a tax, you would not have federal taxpayer money borrowed from your children blowing across you lawn right now. As a tax, the bill could only originate in the other house of Congress. But, no matter, enjoy your newfound wealth until our banana republic government collapses under its own incompetence and corruption. Then you can blame Republicans as you stand in some line. I expect to be in the same line. Meanwhile keep fronting for Liz Fowler and the rest of the oligarchy. No blame.

    • Jamie Mount

      Ding ding ding! You are CORRECT! I have been so surprised more people haven’t figured this out.

    • truthor

      Unfortunately you are wrong. The ACA was written by the lobbyist for the insurance companies. They can and will drop procedures if they deem them unnecessary. They can’t deny you coverage but they can and are denying options. Just try and get coverage for alternative treatments and you will be denied. Plus doctors who are any good do not except insurance and are now being required to and told what they can and cannot do to treat their patients. There needs to be some editing of the bill to make it consumer friendly as it stands it is a big money for big insurance cos. There needs to be a public option, freedom to see any doctor you want, and get coverage for all types of treatment including preventative care.

  • Jeremy Callahan

    46,000 comments and counting! Woo hoo! It doesn’t hurt that that FB has changed its “timeline” format, so that “top comments” automatically get preferred treatment over “recent comments.” The more “likes” a comment gets, the more likely it is to appear at the top of the list! So by all means readers, visit Ted Cruz’s FB page and keep those “likes” coming! 🙂

  • sfwmson

    his page is a weird place. I think more people go there to make opposing comments than “followers” and he doesn’t seem to be in charge of any of it. His media person is doing a really great job.

  • Darkthunder

    One of the first things you learn as a lawyer, is to never ask a question you don’t know the answer to. Guess Mr Cruz never learned that.

    • photochick

      He’s clearly never learned a lot of things.

  • JamieHaman

    I went to Cruz’s page, and lol, it made my day. Unfortunately the ahem Senator from Texas seems to have reading, as well as thinking issues.

  • John Luckey

    I have always heard that a good lawyer never asks a question that he doesn’t know the answer to… Just saying.

  • Doc-Bryan Holliday

    How long until Cruz deletes that poll? 🙂

    • TexasGrammy

      It was deleted in early morning hours of 4/1/14 and replace with a poll with the question reworded to attract more negative responses.

  • hermanprovi

    What does Ted Cruz, or any reuglycan care about the truth?

  • Eddie Krebbs

    Anyone want to guess how many of the comments on the Cruz page will be moderated away in the next few hours ?

  • John Waters

    Signups aside, ask the under 26 years old set who are still on their parent’s insurance and those with preexisting conditions what they think of the law!

  • adcbeast

    Social Security was hated by those not collecting it when it first started

    Medicare was hated when it first started …

    The ACA with the help of DC conservative think tank propaganda was hated for a couple years ..

    ALL of them became well liked as people participated with them

  • Stephen Barlow

    How stupid are the now adult children of the people who voted cruz and a Republican House into office in 2010? THAT is precisely the Advantage beyond gerrymandering and voter suppression NOT prosecuted by the DOJ as racist that the GOP has.

  • libsarefem

    ACA Just ensures more profits for the insurance companies by forcing everyone to be a member.

    • johnbrown_007

      If you don’t have insurance you are not allowed to get sick simple…I don’t wanna pay for your ER visit.

  • libsarefem

    Is it me, or are we dems really just gay, angry ,fat & ugly and want to punish the rest of society?

    • Mjjez

      It’s you

  • Cathryn Sykes

    My biggest problem with the ACA? I think Blue Cross Blue Shield TX, like other insurers, believed all the GOP garbage about how no one was going to sign up….and got jammed major when millions DID! They are still so far behind on their paperwork, I’m still waiting for them to send me a bill! (They did send me a new paitent ID card, and I’ve been sending them my share of the premium each month.) Other than that….thank you, Mr. President!

  • Ellen

    My husband hasn’t been insured since 91(preexisting condition) my daughters haven’t been insured since they turned 18….now my entire family is insured ❗thank you Mr President ❗