NFL tricking kids into signing up for Obamacare

OBAMACARE_PremiumsJune 24, 2013

By John Seiler

I used to be a big sports fan. But except for sporadic games in the other professional leagues, the only one I follow anymore is the NFL. I don’t know why.

The game is owned and controlled by crony capitalists who know how to trick taxpayers into supporting billion-dollar stadiums. That means the NFL has hefty political connection to federal, state and local governments.

So it’s not surprising that the NFL now is repaying the favors it has gotten from government. Reports The Hill:

“Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Monday she is in talks with the NFL to help promote new insurance options under ObamaCare.

“Sebelius said the football league has been “very actively and enthusiastically engaged” in discussions about a partnership to encourage people to enroll in newly available insurance plans….

“Partnerships with sports organizations are especially promising to HHS because the department hopes large numbers of young, healthy men will enroll in the law’s new coverage options.”

Tricking young people to join is crucial because they tend to be much healthier. So they would pay a lot into the system, and take little out.

But what’s in it for the kids? Nothing. Just getting ripped off again.

Already they pay 15.3 percent of their pay (including the “employer” half actually paid by the employee) for Socialist Security and Medicare, two socialist schemes about to go broke.

But, hey, most youngsters supported Obama, so now they’re going to have to pay for Obamacare. Their alternative was to vote for Romney, whose Romneycare in Massachusetts was the progenitor of Obamcare. So the kids had a big choice there — except they didn’t.

Even more than for the rest of us, for kids these days the American political system is just one big lie supporting one big ripoff.

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  1. Donkey
    Donkey 25 June, 2013, 06:16

    Meanwhile, the tyranny rolls on.

    Until the emasculated men of this country, who once had a pair of balls, grow a pair and stand up to this tyranny en mass, (3%) like our forefathers did, expect more and more of this.

    One day soon, you will wish you had acted, when you had the opportunity to do so!

    “They can protest all they want so long as they pay their taxes”

    – Alexander Haig (Secretary of State Under Ronald Reagan 1981-1989)

    “None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe that they are free”

    – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    🙂

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  2. Sean
    Sean 25 June, 2013, 08:58

    I guess this is easier for the NFL to deal with than the health problems of former players with crippling injuries and dimensia who are on their own after playing professional football.

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  3. PJ
    PJ 25 June, 2013, 11:49

    I’ll go to a game, just to boo at the screen when the Obamacare commercial comes on.

    Boo Big Brother!

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  4. us citizen
    us citizen 25 June, 2013, 16:46

    LOL….I’m with ya PJ. We would probably get beat up though.

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  5. Ulysses Uhaul
    Ulysses Uhaul 25 June, 2013, 20:21

    What is wrong with propaganda?

    You doomers suck up every word on Fox News and talk radio…..

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  6. Steve Mehlman
    Steve Mehlman 26 June, 2013, 09:51

    In 2035, if nothing is done, Social Security will be able to pay 75 percent of its benefits rather than 100 percent.

    Only in John’s bizarro world does that mean Social Security “is about to go broke.” The Right has been spreading that “bankruptcy” myth as long as I’ve been alive. It ain’t happening.

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