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Published: Monday, Dec. 23 2013 12:00 a.m. MST

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Cedar Hills, UT

Geee whiz - Barack signed up so let's all sign up!!! I mean you can trust Barack ---right??


Perfect symbolism: A faux act by a faux President.

Mark from Montana
Davis County, UT

Of course he signed up for a Bronze plan. He gets his care free of charge from the best Navy docs out there. I am sure he is paying about $100 per month for some of the worst coverage possible. I know because I have been looking at the same ones.

Mark B
Eureka, CA

What pat really means is that we can trust the private sector - from which the president's policy comes no matter which plan it is.

sandy, ut

What a disgrace! He signs up for coverage he doesn't need, and doesn't use, while many of us struggle to pay for the coverage we need. Affordable care act at its best.

Mcallen, TX

Obama signed up.

Doesn't mean it's coming from his bank account.

Like his vacations, and campaign travels, it's likely money forced away from the citizens.

Mark B
Eureka, CA

It's been pointed out many times before, but one more time won't hurt. Yes, the president's vacations are tax-paid. No, campaign trips are paid for by political parties. It was the same for Bush, Reagan,and any other president you can remember. If the presidents health insurance is tax-paid, then isn't that what millions have under employer paid coverage?

Tom in CA
Vallejo, CA

What a fine example. Oh wait, if he is willing to just throw away his money, wouldn't it have been more worthwhile to donate that money to the poor, hungry, and needy?

Kaysville, UT

He didn't do this quietly as he wanted full publicity for his cause and our demise.

Palo Alto, CA


So either the AP reporter who reported this hacked the Obamacare website or Obama's press secretary sent out a press release letting the entire world know that not only had Obama signed up, but letting us know which plan he supposedly "chose".

Next will come the "quietly" taken photo of Obama logging into the website to sign up.

And then the "quietly" taken step-by-step video of how Obama did it.

Farmington, UT

Another meaningless photo op.

Mcallen, TX

* More tax payer money has been spent on Obama vacations than all other presidents combined--USA Today.

The same may apply to campaign travel expenses with Air Force One adding to air pollution.

Now tax payers are burdened with paying for at least two health coverages plans. Yep! His wages also come from tax payers.

This wealthy commander needs to pay his fair share of taxes, and help the poor, and needy.

Mark B
Eureka, CA

There are NO tax payer outlays for campaign trips. And worrying about air pollution from a single aircraft is a bit of a stretch, wouldn't you say? Maybe Congress should pass a law demanding Obama (and ONLY Obama) be required to take a bicycle everywhere or else hitchhike.

Mcallen, TX

Hmm? So who pays for Air Force One, its fuel, upkeep, and Obamas/security hotel rooms?

Kind of a waste when people are poor, and needy.

@bungalow-only a fool would believe there's any difference between GOP & Democrats. Poor resource for excuses.

It's not what is said, but what has been done. What do our political leaders DO.

Sorry, but the commander spent tens of millions per vacation. I don't care what other presidents did. Doesn't matter now. The actions don't fit the words. What does he DO?

Mcallen, TX

Find me something he's done right.

Phoenix, AZ

Find me anything he's done right.

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