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      CommentAuthorSasquatch
    • CommentTimeMar 22nd 2010
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      CommentAuthorsomeone
    • CommentTimeMar 22nd 2010 edited
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    Sasquatch: http://newsjunkiepost.com/2010/03/21/congress-passes-historic-health-care-reform/  
     
    So when is Xxxxxxxx planning to leave the US?
     
     
    He's not moving out of the us... he just says crap to get into the news so more people hear his name...Hiya kids. Here is an important message from your Uncle Bill. Don't buy drugs. Become a pop star, and they give you them for free!
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      CommentAuthorObiWan
    • CommentTimeMar 22nd 2010
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    It's actually a step in the wrong direction. It creates a bureaucratic mess for hospitals/healthcare providers, and you'll find when you need expensive types of care, you may not get it. Look for it to be fast-tracked to the Supreme Court as states file actions against the US Government on it's constitutionality, and for lots of the DemoCraps to lose their jobs this year. Would love to see Pelosi and Reed in the unemployment line.
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    ObiWan: It's actually a step in the wrong direction. It creates a bureaucratic mess for hospitals/healthcare providers, and you'll find when you need expensive types of care, you may not get it. Look for it to be fast-tracked to the Supreme Court as states file actions against the US Government on it's constitutionality, and for lots of the DemoCraps to lose their jobs this year. Would love to see Pelosi and Reed in the unemployment line.
     
     
    You'll never see Pelosi and Reed in the unemployment line they are too rich already so they will never have to use this system. They think they are doing us a favor by handing us a system that doesn't work because it means they can say look we're democrats we made on more big mess we can't manage and won't properly fund with your money which will just make you life a bigger nightmare. But we Democrats care about the american worker.
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    OMG, I actually agree with ObiWan on this one. The world is coming to an end lol.
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    It's being rushed which isn't a good idea. But overall it will create a better healthcare system if done right. The only thing I can really say since I get free healthcare since I am from Canada is that you should expect sales tax to rise to around 15% or more. I'm not sure if the US is ready for any of this because of big buisness and how it controls everything. But change is good. Welcome to socialism.
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    One vote from democraps (trademarked by obi-wan (can't believe I agree with him either)) equals one large step towards communism
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    I never thought i would live to see the day but i agree with obiwan. This is a step in the wrong direction.
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    ObiWan...do you have health insurance?
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      CommentAuthorasdf
    • CommentTimeMar 23rd 2010
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    i need a 15% tax increase. I have too much money in my bank.
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      CommentAuthorfryguy
    • CommentTimeMar 23rd 2010 edited
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    I'm with Sas.
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      CommentAuthorasdf
    • CommentTimeMar 24th 2010
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    its going to be a bumpy ride at first. People will start going to the doctors finding out they have serious health problems that could have been prevented if they regularly went to the doctors.
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      CommentAuthorSasquatch
    • CommentTimeMar 25th 2010
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    Healthcare in America is not what it should be. We have excellent medical services, but we spend far too much to pay for it. Tens of millions of Americans are uninsured. Tens of millions more are under-insured. These are facts. I'm not in 100% agreement with everything in this bill, but it is a huge step in the right direction. As for the people that see this as the government sticking their hands where they shouldn't, I give you this quote:  
     
    "This morning I was awoken by my alarm clock powered by electricity generated by the public power monopoly regulated by the US department of energy. I then took a shower in the clean water provided by the municipal water utility. After that, I turned on the TV to one of the FCC regulated channels to see what the national weather service of the national oceanographic and atmospheric administration determined the weather was going to be like using satellites designed, built, and launched by the national aeronautics and space administration. I watched this while eating my breakfast of US department of agriculture inspected food and taking the drugs which have been determined as safe by the food and drug administration.  
     
    At the appropriate time as regulated by the US congress and kept accurate by the national institute of standards and technology and the US naval observatory, I get into my national highway traffic safety administration approved automobile and set out to work on the roads build by the local, state, and federal departments of transportation, possibly stopping to purchase additional fuel of a quality level determined by the environmental protection agency, using legal tender issed by the federal reserve bank. On the way out the door I deposit any mail I have to be sent out via the US postal service and drop the kids off at the public school.  
     
    After spending another day not being maimed or killed at work thanks to the workplace regulations imposed by the department of labor and the occupational safety and health administration, enjoying another two meals which again do not kill me because of the USDA, I drive my NHTSA car back home on the DOT roads, to ny house which has not burned down in my absence because of the state and local building codes and fire marshal's inspection, and which has not been plundered of all it's valuables thanks to the local police department.  
     
    I then log on to the internet which was developed by the defense advanced research projects administration and post on massdriven about how SOCIALISM in medicine is BAD because the government can't do anything right."
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      CommentAuthorSasquatch
    • CommentTimeMar 25th 2010
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    fryguy: I'm with Sas.
     
     
    Your icon give you mad street cred.
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    Limpballs isn't going anywhere.  
    I was really happy to hear about this, it's nice to see the US is finally catching up to the rest of the industrialized world.  
    And ObiZero: The US currently spends more per capita than any other first world country as a % of GDP, and is 38th for life expectancy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_life_expectancy
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      CommentAuthorObiWan
    • CommentTimeMar 30th 2010
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    I'm glad you'll enjoy paying higher taxes to help pay for those that believe they're entitled to something for nothing.  
     
    As O'Reilly recently pointed, out, there are some good things in this healthcare bill. But there are some things that, when you truly understand them, are not acceptable at all.
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    But there are some things that, when you truly understand them, are not acceptable at all.  
     
    Such as?
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      CommentAuthorObiWan
    • CommentTimeMar 30th 2010
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    *Cost - $940B over 10 years  
    *Penalties to individuals and employers that do not buy insurance (there is a constitutional question as to whether the U.S. Government can force individuals to purchase health insurance)  
    *Reduction of certain Medicare and Medicaid payments and programs to doctors/hospitals (note that this has NOTHING to do with fraud)  
    *Additional taxes to corporations and individuals  
    *Potential healthcare shortage (i.e. fewer doctors/nurses/NP's/PA's)
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    $940B over 10 years  
    Your point? The US spent $2.3 trillion on health care in 2008. http://www.cms.hhs.gov/NationalHealthExpendData/downloads/highlights.pdf  
     
    Penalties to individuals and employers that do not buy insurance  
    My guess is that this will be unenforceable.  
     
    Reduction of certain Medicare and Medicaid payments and programs to doctors/hospitals (note that this has NOTHING to do with fraud)  
    Again, your point?  
     
    Additional taxes to corporations and individuals  
    Nothing's free. And just how much will this additional taxes be?  
     
    Potential healthcare shortage (i.e. fewer doctors/nurses/NP's/PA's)  
    This idea is based on what?
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    penis