*OK, so the Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare got off to a rocky start.
Admittedly, no one was more embarrassed about that than its author, president Barack Obama. After all, a lot was made of it in its preliminary talking stages; only to have it debut to a series of shortcomings, failures and setbacks.
But things have since changed, and little has been said about its comeuppance.
And make no mistake, Obamacare has come up!
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*When was the last time you actually made an appointment for your annual physical exam?
Were you able to get your three-year colonoscopy done after that last cancer scare?
What? Its been how long since your teeth were professionally cleaned?
*You can now add President Barack Obama to the list of people who have signed up for Obamacare.
The White House tells the Associated Press reports that Obama signed up through the Washington, D.C., marketplace over the weekend. The move, it said solidifies a promise made by the White House 2010 that the president would personally participate in the Affordable Healthcare Act after signing it into law.
*Public opposition to the new health care law has eased in the past month, enough to help level off Barack Obama’s falling popularity – but not to turn it around.
Fifty-five percent of Americans in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll disapprove of the president’s job performance overall, unchanged from last month’s reading as the worst of his career. Forty-three percent approve, a scant percentage point from 42 percent in November.