Extra – for your reading enjoyment

From the Wall Street Journal…

Selling ObamaCare Door to Door

The New York Times tags along on a search for the uninsured, plus the President orders truck prices higher.– By James Freeman,Feb. 19, 2014 7:29 a.m. ET

If you think your job is tough, try hawking the Affordable Care Act on the streets of Florida.

The New York Times reports on an effort by Planned Parenthood and other liberal political organizations to find the law’s intended beneficiaries: “The hunt for the uninsured in Broward County got underway one recent afternoon when 41 canvassers, armed with electronic maps on Samsung tablets, set off through working-class neighborhoods to peddle the Affordable Care Act door to door.

Four hours later, they had made contact with 2,623 residents and signed up exactly 25 people.

“Many of their targets, people identified on sophisticated computer lists generated in Washington as unlikely to have health insurance, had moved away. Some were not home. Many said they already had insurance through Medicare, their parents or a job.

“A few were hostile at the mere mention of President Obama’s health care law. ‘We’re going to repeal that,” one man said gruffly as he shut the door in the face of a canvasser…”

Dear readers: go to the link above for the rest of this entertaining column. ~~IFO


About InvestingforOne

I've been investing in various assets by myself using a discount broker for many years. Over that time, I've developed some theories that others might find useful. Plus, there is more to investing than money. Time, talent, work, friends, family all go into developing a good and satisfactory strategy.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s