“A Dream Come True”? Not Quite.

 Not ready for primetime:
  • Bloomberg: Obamacare Markets Debut as Early Hurdles May Slow Signups
  • CBS News: Obamacare marketplaces raise data security concerns
  • Fox News: ObamaCare’s scope, rocky intro signals problems for Tuesday’s start
  • NPR: Insurance Exchanges Will Open Tuesday to Scrutiny, Curiosity, Confusion
  • The Hill: Most Americans unaware ObamaCare launches next week, poll finds
  • New York Times: Health Insurance Exchanges Scramble to Be Ready as Opening Day Nears
  • Politico: Obamacare: Hurry up and wait
  • Reuters: Race to get Obamacare online sites running goes to the wire
  • New York Times: At a Miami Health Center, Told to Come Back Another Day
  • Politico: Obamacare exchanges tweet their apologies
  • New York Times: In Debut, Affordable Care Web Site Gets Off to Rocky Start
  • The Hill: Technical problems plague launch of ObamaCare exchanges

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  • Forbes: Obamacare Exchanges Were Worse Than I Thought, One Fell Over With Just One Blog Post’s Worth Of Traffic
  • ABC San Diego: 10News/UT San Diego poll: Lack of support for Affordable Care Act
  • CNN: CNN Poll: Will Obamacare help you?

 Glitches. LOTS of glitches.

  • Weekly Standard: Obamacare’s Minnesota, Connecticut, and Oregon Exchanges Filled With Glitches
  • Fox News Latino: On First Day Of Health Care Law, Uninsured Floridians Encounter Problems
  • Miami Herald: Obamacare insurance exchange off to rocky start
  • Missoulian: Montana’s ‘Obamacare’ website sees problems on 1st day
  • Tulsa World: Technical glitches still hinder ACA process
  • NBC Miami: Technical Glitches as Open Enrollment for Affordable Care Act Kicks Off in South Florida
  • Times-Picayune: Obamacare website glitches leave Blue Cross of Louisiana without new enrollees after first day
  • Argus Leader: Some S.D. insurance visitors experience delays on first day of Affordable Care Act
  • PennLive: Obamacare exchange serving Pennsylvania serves up early glitches
  • CNN Money: Obamacare enrollment stymied by exchange glitches
  • Fox Business: ObamaCare Glitches Surface As Exchanges Go Live
  • Politico: President Obama: Expect months of ‘glitches’
  • Time: Obama Warns of Healthcare Law ‘Glitches’
  • Time: Obamacare Exchanges Riddled With Glitches
  • Washington Examiner: The Glitchy Error-Filled Misadventures Of Creating An Account On Healthcare.Gov
  • Fox News: ObamaCare ‘glitch’ Watch: Reporter seeking coverage ends up at vacant building

 Raise your hand if you signed up for ObamaCare … Anyone?

  • Politico: White House says it doesn’t have data on number of Obamacare enrollees
  • Washington Post: The White House says people have bought Obamacare. We haven’t met them quite yet.
  • Los Angeles Times: California exchange overstated its Web traffic for Obamacare launch
  • Bloomberg: Show Us the Obamacare Exchange Numbers
  • Weekly Standard: Tenn. TV Station Can’t Find Anyone Who’s Successfully Signed Up for Obamacare
  • Washington Post: Signing up for Obamacare: ‘This was totally disappointing.’
  • The Tennessean: Effort to sign up for health coverage ends emptyhanded
  • Forbes: Enrollment In Obamacare’s Federal Exchange, So Far, Is In The ‘Single Digits’
  • Reuters: The flimflam of this week’s Obamacare numbers
  • Politico: Report: California Obamacare totals inflated

 Fewer jobs, dropped coverage, and more broken promises:

  • Los Angeles Times: Private sector added disappointing 166,000 new jobs in September
  • Washington Post: Fairfax utility: Obamacare will likely lead to dropped coverage

For additional information, visit ObamaCare: Three Years of Broken Promises.