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Obamacare, Otherwise Known as The Affordable Care Act (ACA)

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  • I think this person writes and explains very well why we need NO government involvement in Health Insurance. Government involvement certainly isn't going to make it cheaper or better - as we've now proven.

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    The first sentence of Congress' Obamacare repeal should read: "There shall be a free market in health insurance.”

    On NBC's "Meet the Press" this weekend, for example, Chuck Todd told Sen. Tom Cotton that his proposal to create affordable health care that would be widely available, "sounds good," but "do you understand why some people think that's an impossible promise to keep?”

    (The "do you understand ...?" formulation is a condescension reserved only for conservatives, whose disagreement with liberals is taken as a sign of stupidity.)

    Todd continued: "To make it affordable, making it wider, I mean, that just seems like -- you know, it seems like you're selling something that can't be done realistically.


    Dream Sequence: Chuck Todd on Russia's "Meet the Press" after the fall of the Soviet Union: "Do you understand why some people think that's an impossible promise to keep? To make bread affordable, making it wider, I mean, that just seems like -- you know, it seems like you're selling something that can't be done realistically.”

    It turns out that, outside of a communist dictatorship, all sorts of products are affordable AND widely available! We don't need Congress to "provide" us with health care any more than we need them to "provide" us with bread. What we need is for health insurance to be available on the free market.

    With lots of companies competing for your business, basic health insurance would cost about $50 a month. We know the cost because Christian groups got a waiver from Obamacare, and that's how much their insurance costs right now. (Under the law, it can't be called "insurance," but that's what it is.)


    -snip-

    The goal of "universal health care" is very simple to achieve, just as the goal of "universal wearing of clothing" seems to have been taken care of.

    The government can provide for those who can't provide for themselves, but the rest of us need to be allowed to buy health insurance on the free market -- an innovation that has made America the richest, most consumer-friendly country in the world.

    It's taken 50 years, but, thanks to Hillary's losing the election, we finally have liberals on the record opposing the Soviet Union. Can't all of Washington come together and end our soviet health care system?

    read it all here - >
    http://www.anncoulter.com/

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    • So he-e-e-e-re come the republitards to undo obamacare..

      These numb-skulls should get back to reading Dr. Suess

      No worries president obama, your 'legacy' is solid. These dumbs%4ts . . . er, ahh, I mean republicans, are fresh out of brains.

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      Coulter on Obamacare Replacement: Who Wrote This Piece of Crap?

      [ who do you think ann ? Republitards wrote it. They've made even bigger fools of themselves than DEMOCRATS !!!! Something no one thought possible !! They do the miraculous ! ]

      Page 3 of the Obamacare repeal makes ABSOLUTELY CLEAR no abortionists get funding. We're dying under O-care! You got to give it a rest, GOP. - Ann

      Millions of ppl are stuck with Uganda-educated doctors or being impoverished by Obamacare and the GOP has to show off on abortion.- Ann

      The "free market" part of Obamacare repeal sends all control back to the most corrupt entities in the U.S.: State Insurance Commissions. - Ann

      ...I think we should keep Obamacare but just for members of Congress (who exempted themselves!)- Ann


      [ that's a great idea. They want everyone else to experience the wonders given us by democrats THEY SHOULD EXPERIENCE THEM TOO ! ]

      COMMENT BELOW ARTICLE;

      I got an idea, why don't we leave Medicare alone and stop mixing it with Medicaid which is welfare. Social Security And MEdicare are not welfare. We paid into it for 40 to 45 years. Welfare and Medicaid I paid taxes to fund not the people getting it to have babies who will have uneducated babies to keep doubling the numbers. Ryan sucks and if TRump signs the new he and his family need to go on it or VA. I agree with Ann. Congress needs to be on it this time.they all need to be in line.

      Read more --> http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/ann-.../07/id/777480/

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      • "You can't stop giving the fat guy M&M's once you start giving them to him."

        Even if it's killing him . . you just can't stop !!!

        If you run out of M&M's ... better make some more.... you don't want to hear that fat guy scream for his free M&M's do you ??

        This is how we're viewed by these people.

        Herds of dumb, lazy dependents......"once you have provided something to the American people, to the public, through the government, it's very difficult if not impossible to pull that benefit back..."

        My message to this jerkovski hockstra is to stop insulting us and get rid of this obamacrap !!! We're not stupid cows.

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        "And so it's going to be a process of cobbling together a program that basically does repeal Obamacare and replaces it with something that is more market-based and hopefully something that will actually work."

        ...

        "You have to be ready to provide these people with an answer and say, you used to get healthcare insurance through this process, under the new plan, here's what you're looking at, here's what the costs are going to be and those kinds of things. I think you have to have a replacement at roughly the same time or you're dead politically."

        "I think the Republicans and every politician recognizes that once you have provided something to the American people, to the public, through the government, it's very difficult if not impossible to pull that benefit back," he said.

        "That's why with the entitlements, we've been talking about reforming Social Security for 20, 25 years, we've been talking about reforming Medicare, never happens.

        "And now why after seven years of Obamacare why it's going to be very, very difficult to pull back on some of the benefits, pull back from some of the people who now receive their insurance from the government."


        http://www.newsmax.com/Newsmax-Tv/pe.../07/id/777463/

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        • Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post
          My message to this jerkovski hockstra is to stop insulting us and get rid of this obamacrap !!! We're not stupid cows.
          The problem is, it would appear that 47% are...

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          • Originally posted by Commodore View Post
            The problem is, it would appear that 47% are...
            It would appear . . . if you believe the latest "polls" ... taken by the best purveyors of fraud the world has ever experienced.

            Man caused "global warming" anyone ?

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            • Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post
              It would appear . . . if you believe the latest "polls" ... taken by the best purveyors of fraud the world has ever experienced.

              Man caused "global warming" anyone ?
              It's not an opinion poll. 18% of the population is on Social Security. 35% of the population is on welfare. 16% are on Medicaid, and 16% are on Medicare. 9% are on Obamacare.

              Numbers like that make it dangerously easy to cobble together an electoral majority.

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              • Originally posted by Commodore View Post
                It's not an opinion poll. 18% of the population is on Social Security. 35% of the population is on welfare. 16% are on Medicaid, and 16% are on Medicare. 9% are on Obamacare.

                Numbers like that make it dangerously easy to cobble together an electoral majority.
                If you make a lot of assumptions maybe ?

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                • Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post
                  If you make a lot of assumptions maybe ?
                  Those are the statistics. You can google them if you like.

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                  • Originally posted by Commodore View Post
                    Those are the statistics. You can google them if you like.
                    I'm not debating the statistics offered, just what they actually mean relating to obama and his destructive "care."

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                    • Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post
                      I'm not debating the statistics offered, just what they actually mean relating to obama and his destructive "care."
                      Once you start giving people an entitlement, it's damn near impossible to take it away.

                      The fact of the matter is that as destructive as Obamacare is, whatever abomination of coverage that has managed to survive is going to have to be destroyed if we are going to start over. And those who have that abomination of coverage, particularly on someone else dime, are going to squeal like a stuffed pig when it dies, and the democrats are going to spend more money to put them on TV than it would ever cost to just cover their medical costs. That's why the GOP establishment is trying to change things without actually changing anything. The entitlement mentality, once started, will always result a political zombie apocalypse, where one demographic consumes another to survive.

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                      • Originally posted by Commodore View Post
                        Once you start giving people an entitlement, it's damn near impossible to take it away.

                        The fact of the matter is that as destructive as Obamacare is, whatever abomination of coverage that has managed to survive is going to have to be destroyed if we are going to start over. And those who have that abomination of coverage, particularly on someone else dime, are going to squeal like a stuffed pig when it dies, and the democrats are going to spend more money to put them on TV than it would ever cost to just cover their medical costs. That's why the GOP establishment is trying to change things without actually changing anything. The entitlement mentality, once started, will always result a political zombie apocalypse, where one demographic consumes another to survive.
                        I'm aware..

                        The problem is that obamacrud was so poorly created & pushed through, that any real resistance will only be, as you say;

                        ...those who have that abomination of coverage, particularly on someone else dime, are going to squeal like a stuffed pig when it dies, and the democrats are going to spend more money to put them on TV than it would ever cost to just cover their medical costs.

                        It's going to be a war of propaganda and fake news, like most of the garbage we see today. Too many of us are aware ...

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                        • Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post
                          I'm aware..

                          The problem is that obamacrud was so poorly created & pushed through, that any real resistance will only be, as you say;

                          ...those who have that abomination of coverage, particularly on someone else dime, are going to squeal like a stuffed pig when it dies, and the democrats are going to spend more money to put them on TV than it would ever cost to just cover their medical costs.

                          It's going to be a war of propaganda and fake news, like most of the garbage we see today. Too many of us are aware ...
                          Mark Levine had a great critique of the plan last night, pointing out that what made Obamacare an abomination was the artificial requirements for coverage. The rules that require insurers to charge you for things you are not going to use, like pediatric care for little old ladies. The trouble with the new plan, which he dubbed RINOCare, is that those requirements are still there. Insurers can't sell you a bare bones package which you are actually biologically capable of using. The purpose is clear, you are paying for everyone else. It's no less re-distributive than Obamacare.

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                          • Originally posted by Commodore View Post
                            Mark Levine had a great critique of the plan last night, pointing out that what made Obamacare an abomination was the artificial requirements for coverage. The rules that require insurers to charge you for things you are not going to use, like pediatric care for little old ladies. The trouble with the new plan, which he dubbed RINOCare, is that those requirements are still there. Insurers can't sell you a bare bones package which you are actually biologically capable of using. The purpose is clear, you are paying for everyone else. It's no less re-distributive than Obamacare.
                            Supposedly this is the first step, or "phase" of fixing all of those things you mention.

                            That's how I understood it.

                            Whether any of us should believe this or not - that's another issue.

                            But perhaps we DO have to be patient in the undoing of such a nasty mess, I guess . . . , it's hard to say. Another "we'll see" deal.

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                            • Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post
                              Supposedly this is the first step, or "phase" of fixing all of those things you mention.

                              That's how I understood it.

                              Whether any of us should believe this or not - that's another issue.

                              But perhaps we DO have to be patient in the undoing of such a nasty mess, I guess . . . , it's hard to say. Another "we'll see" deal.
                              They are claiming the phases are needed because there are things they can not do via reconciliation. They are certainly angling for the Senate in 2018, but all of Obamacare was done with reconciliation, so they are going to spell that out.

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                              • I believe there are enough conservative representatives and senators to stop this current iteration. The gutless establishment Republicans don't want to do away with the contentious parts because they are claiming these parts can't be included in a budget reconciliation bill. A bunch of crap, they are just gutless.

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