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"Obamacare" Protestors Take to the Streets in Norristown

A few politically active citizens stationed themselves along Markley Street today to protest the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act.

On the heels of , a few politically active citizens opposed to what opponents refer to as "Obamacare," set up shop along Markley Street to make their voices heard.

Carrying flags and signs sporting slogans like "Repeal the Law," noting their opposition to the high court's decision, the pair, members of a grassroots political organization called Citizens for Liberty chose their spot because of it's proximity to the Obama campaign headquarters located across the street.

See the video above to hear the protestors opinions on the matter.

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Steve Piotrowski June 28, 2012 at 06:49 PM
They are patriots!!!
Rob Dubsteppin M June 28, 2012 at 08:48 PM
Gd job guys, keep up the gd work and stand up for whats right...
Steve Piotrowski June 28, 2012 at 09:53 PM
Thanks man
Jane Marie Toal June 29, 2012 at 03:06 AM
It is a sad day when We The People have to be FORCED aka MANDATED, with RATIONS, to purchase a product from the Government, due to the fact that we merely exist!!! It is NOT FREE!!! And, it DIRECTLY is in violation with our Tenth Amendment...look it up!!! Wake up America......A "tax"...where are the hypocrits...GWB "no new taxes???" Hmmmmmmm.......
Mary Ellen Digregorio June 29, 2012 at 12:52 PM
The founders gave us the second amendment to deal with this kind of government behavior. Homosexual men die about 30 years sooner than heterosexual men. But you can bet there will be no government restrictions on homosexual behavior, as there will be on eating behavior under Obamacare. Obama told us that Obamacare would "bend the cost curve down." He lied. Obama told us we could keep our doctors under Obamacare. He lied. Obama told us there would be no death pannels under Obamacare. He lied. Remember, it was economic pressures which led to the legalization of slavery. And, back then, God was more important in the lives of the people. Taxes confiscate 40% of our wealth today. And this doesn't even count the hidden taxes of inflation, the taxes passes on to consumers by business, and the costs of government regulations. The government projects that children born today will be taxed at 90% to fund the government. Obamacare will be a big reason for this increased rate of taxation. At what point will we become slaves to the goverment? At what point does Tou shalt not steal apply to the government? The truth is that if the the government confiscated all of the wealth of the rich, the money could fund the government for only a few weeks. Their lies are leading us down the path to serfdom. In November vote like your freedom depended upon it. It does.
Jamie Maerz June 29, 2012 at 04:17 PM
Good for them! I wish I could have been there protesting along side of them. This Obamacare is as UN-American as you can get -- like our president!
Matthew Stone June 30, 2012 at 06:58 AM
"Obama told us that Obamacare would "bend the cost curve down." He lied." Right, because we've had years and years to see the long term effects to play out. "Obama told us we could keep our doctors under Obamacare. He lied." I'm sorry, were you denied care last time you went to your doctor? Did they force you out at gunpoint to some quack operating out of a van? "Obama told us there would be no death pannels under Obamacare. He lied." I really, REALLY want to believe that you're being facetious at this point. Show me one death panel. Just one. "Remember, it was economic pressures which led to the legalization of slavery. And, back then, God was more important in the lives of the people." Icing on the cake. You're honestly comparing mandated health insurance to slavery. You don't have to like it, but get used to it, because it's here to stay. Taxes, and therefore public services, are not a la carte. I don't have kids, but I still have to pay school taxes, and I see the benefit of them. The TSA is a joke, but I don't get to keep tax money used to benefit them just because I don't like where it's going. Health care should be there for the people who need it, just like public schools, public infrastructure, the military, and public transportation. Of course, you can always move to Canada, with their national health care, readily available medical marijuana, and legalized gay marriage. That'll show 'em,
Mary Ellen Digregorio June 30, 2012 at 10:33 PM
60% of doc believe obamacare will negatively effect patient care. 51% believe that Obamacare could compromise the doc patient relationship. 43% of doc contemplate retiring within 5 years if Obamacare become law. My doc told me that we would still be able to get a doc, but he wont speak english well. Who you gonna believe, the docs or Obama? It is tough when you first have to educate those you are debating with.
Matthew Stone June 30, 2012 at 11:10 PM
Again, I'm fascinated to hear where you're pulling these numbers from. Your doctor sounds kinda racist by the way. Is he saying illegal immigrants are stealing doctors' jobs now, or are you comforting each other over the fact that you might have to interact with some more brown or yellow people? Regardless, my primary concern when I need medical care is whether the doctor knows what he's doing, not his accent or skin pigmentation.
Mary Ellen Digregorio July 01, 2012 at 12:06 AM
Obamacare sets upan Independent Payment Advisory Board od 15 people who will determine what treatment and fees are. Most health care costs are incurred at the end of life. Do you think people versed in the culture of death are going to be more concerned with costs or prolonging life? Do you realize that people in the WH have already put forth the rationalizations for denying healthcare based on usefulness to society? What will happen when 12 million illegal aliens (10% of Mexico's population) living in the U.S. suddenly are given "free" healthcare? This will not effect availiability or quality of your healthcare? Ever hear of supply and demand?
Matthew Stone July 01, 2012 at 12:22 AM
Actually, illegal immigrants are leaving in droves, because of the state our economy is in. If they can't get work, why would they stick around? I have heard of supply and demand, as have those pesky illegals. Obviously, if there is a need for more doctors, more people will become doctors, because there is a greater demand and money to be made. Industries adapt and grow to meet the demands of the market all the time. I have some news for you that might startle you, but the people running the insurance companies are already concerned with their profits, their bonuses, and their bottom line. They don't care about you. You are already an expendable line item on a list to them. Nothing Obama or Congress does will change that.
Mary Ellen Digregorio July 01, 2012 at 01:10 PM
There are still too many illegals.
Mary Ellen Digregorio July 01, 2012 at 01:15 PM
Here i my main point. Federal state and local government confiscate 40% of our wealthy in taxes every year. If you count the hidden taxes of inflation, regulation costs, and the taxes which businesses pass on to consumers in higher prices, the figure goes over 50%. The federal government alone borrows 40 cents out of every dollar whch it spends! The government itself reports that a child born today will be burdened with a 90% taxation burden due to what the government is doing today.
Matthew Stone July 01, 2012 at 02:33 PM
The tax rates you're speaking of applies to the wealthiest 3% of the tax bracket. That has more to do with the Bush era tax cuts expiring than anything Obama has directly put on the table. Do you know when else in American history the tax rate was that high for the wealthiest Americans? The 1950's one of the most prosperous decades in the history of our country, and the tax rate for the wealthiest Americans was 90%. All through the 60's and 70's, it hovered around 70%. It dropped to 50% around the Reagan years, and has remained in the 30's and 40's while our national debt skyrocketed. If you seriously think that you personally will ever have a 90% tax rate, please allow me to put those fears to rest. I'm willing to bet my bank account that if I looked at yours, it wouldn't even sniff that tax bracket. You have nothing to worry about. Stop listening to fear mongers who tell you that universal health care will lead to roving death squads and a bad case of falling sky and read a book.

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