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    Posted August 20, 2014 by
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    CNNi: Should we make a common sense decision to dismantle Obamacare aka ACA?

    The decision to nationalize American healthcare was overwhelming premised on one allegedly enormous number. This number was the number of persons who allegedly wanted, but could not afford healthcare. WE THE PEOPLE were told that this number was so large that nothing short of nationalizing American healthcare could handle the deluge of new persons to be insured.

    Originally we were told this number was 16% of the American Population. When pressed, proponents of Obamacare were forced to admit that half of that 16% were folks who were simply exercising their then free market choice not to carry health insurance. This left 8% of the US population who allegedly wanted, but could not afford healthcare coverage. 8% of the US Population is approximately 24 Million. And the requirement of nationalizing American healthcare was premised on that large number. With that premise, Obamacare aka ACA was born. A number similar to this writer's recollection of this premise for Obamacare aka ACA can be found here:

    Obamacare Flashback: 32M Uninsured 'Are Going to Have Health Care'

    Now, one would hope that in a sophisticated and talented country like America, our government would use the same common business practices that American businesses use to assess the roll out of their own new products and services. And as this one number was the greatest premise for nationalizing American healthcare, an American voter might reasonably expect that the number of persons who previously allegedly wanted but could not afford healthcare, but who were now covered, would be the measure of the validity of the premises and also, the success of Obamacare aka ACA? To be sure, lots of numbers about Obamacare are available, but that number upon which Obamcare was so greatly premised, has been illusive. This despite this writer various research:

    First hard numbers on Obamacare enrollment
    ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Unreliable, Audit Finds
    The Affordable Care Act’s First Open Enrollment Period: Why Did Some People Enroll and Not Others?
    Almost no one wants the Obamacare employer mandate now: Here's why
    The administration has quietly stopped releasing ObamaCare enrollment numbers

    This writer has published a few articles pondering what these various numbers mean and where this all important number might be found:

    Obamacare Transparency - What does 6 Million Mean?
    Obamacare: Unspinning some of President Obama's spin
    Obamacare & the VA Hospital Scandal: An inconvenient truth
    Minnesota MNSure releases more meaningless Obamacare (ACA) numbers

    And finally, this writer was reduced to calling government agencies. The closest this writer got was from a government agency staffer who spoke on the condition of anonymity. This writer was told the number he was looking for was...

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    Those were my thoughts.

    In Closing:

    Thank you, my fellow citizens, for taking your valuable time to read and reflect upon what is written here.

    If what is written here rings true to you, perhaps you should contact your local elected officials and let them know. If you are afraid of repercussions, snail mail it anonymously and ask them to respond in the local paper or their own monthly/quarterly internet newsletter. Even if this article refers to something outside you geographic area, it still likely applies to your location. Remember all those taxpayer training junkets we taxpayers send the bureaucrats on? They all learn the same “livestock management” techniques to use on WE THE PEOPLE.

    And that leaves WE THE PEOPLE with this conundrum: While our #Government works full time with compensation and funded with our money for the cause of #Tyranny; WE THE PEOPLE are forced to work part time without compensation for the cause of #liberty with what is left over of our time, money and energy.

    Finally, this article is written with the same intentions as Thomas Paine http://ushistory.org/paine. I, Don Mashak, seek no leadership role. I, Don Mashak, seek only to help the American People find their own way using their own “Common Sense” http://amzn.to/kbRuar

    Keep Fighting the Good Fight!

    In Liberty,

    Don Mashak
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