Affordable Care Act & Obama's Computerized America

  • Aired:  10/01/13
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As Americans flock to the Obamacare website, Fox News host Greta Van Susteren suggests that people without computers will be left behind. (2:36)

(LAUGHTER)FOLKS, DESPITE THE TOTAL FAILURE

OF OUR GOVERNMENT TO PERFORM ITSMOST BASIC FUNCTION, THERE'S

ALSO SOME BAD NEWS: OBAMACARE ISHERE AND THE OBAMACARE HORROR

STORIES ARE ROLLING IN.

>> THE OBAMACARE BUMPY STARTALREADY.

ERROR MESSAGES, GLITCHES IN THEFIRST FEW HOURS.

>> Stephen: SOME INDIVIDUALSTATES ARE EXPERIENCING EVEN

MORE SEVERE GLITCHES.

IF YOU TRIED TO SIGN UP IN NEWJERSEY THIS MORNING YOU WERE

TOLD THAT THE ENTIRE SYSTEM WASDOWN!

>> THE FEDERALLY RUN SITE FOROBAMACARE EXCHANGES IN 36 STATES

IS POSTING ERROR MESSAGESBECAUSE IT CAN NOT HANDLE THE

VOLUME OF TRAFFIC.

>> Stephen: TOO MANY PEOPLESIGNING UP IS ALWAYS THE SUREST

SIGN THAT NOBODY WANTS IT.

(LAUGHTER)BUT EVEN IF, FOLKS, EVEN IF THE

SIGN-UP PROCESS WORKS PERFECTLY,FOX HOST SUSTEREN VAN GRETA

KNOWS THAT THIS SO-CALLED HEALTHCARE FOR EVERYONE WILL LEAVE

PEOPLE BEHIND.

>> IF I DON'T HAVE A COMPUTER,WHAT ABOUT ME?

>> THERE IS A CALL-IN -- CALLCENTER FOR FOLKS WHO WOULD

PREFER TO DO IT OVER THE PHONEAND THERE ARE ALSO IN-PERSON

ASSISTERS, PEOPLE CALLEDNAVIGATORS WHO SORT OF TEAMED UP

WITH COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS,CHURCHES, ORGANIZATIONS LIKE

THAT TO OFFER IN PERSON.

>> Stephen: WHERE DO I GO?

HOW DO I KNOW?

IT'S LIKE I DON'T HAVE A CLUE.

>> THEY -- THAT'S SORT OF THEEASIEST WAY TO FIND OUT WHERE TO

GO IS HEALTH CARE.GOV.

>> SO I NEED A COMPUTER!

>> Stephen: OH, SO THEAFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE ACT

REQUIRES EVERYONE TO BUY ACOMPUTER.

(LAUGHTER)WHICH YOU CAN'T EVEN ORDER

ONLINE WITHOUT, YOU GUESSED IT,A COMPUTER.

(LAUGHTER)SO NOW I NEED TWO COMPUTERS?

(LAUGHTER)WELCOME TO OBAMA'S AMERICA!

THERE WAS SOME OTHER WAY TO SIGNUP?

WHAT WAS THAT?

>> THERE IS A CALL-IN -- A CALLCENTER FOR FOLKS WHO WOULD

PREFER TO DO IT OVER THE PHONE.

>> Stephen: THE PHONE?

YOU MEAN MR. BELL'S DEMON BOX?

(LAUGHTER)HOW AM I SUPPOSED TO NAVIGATE

THIS INFERNAL CONTRAPTION?

I DON'T HAVE A CLUE!

I MEAN, LOOK AT THESE NUMBERS.

WHY IS THERE EVEN A HASHTAGBUTTON DOWN HERE?

(LAUGHTER)ARE WE SUPPOSED TO TWEET OUR

HEALTH PROBLEMS NOW?

(LAUGHTER)HASHTAG THUNDER JUNK.

GREAT.

NOW EVERYBODY IN AMERICA KNOWS IHAVE THAT CHRONIC THUNDER JUNK.

(LAUGHTER)CLEARLY JUST SIGNING UP FOR THIS

BOONDOGGLE IS A CASK AESQUELABYRINTH WRAPPED IN AN M.C.

ESCHER PAINTING TRAPPED IN ONEOF THOSE CLAM SHELL HEADPHONE

PACKAGES.

I WILL SEE YOU IN