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L0oniX Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-25-09 04:42 PM
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22. Damn drug dealers. Are they any better than crack dealers?
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  -What your health care premiums are used for other than your health care. Cleita  May-25-09 12:33 PM   #0 
  - Yep. And I am DAMNED sick of the insurance companies  Horse with no Name   May-25-09 12:45 PM   #1 
  - cant use health insurance for much, have $5,000 deductible  WillYourVoteBCounted   May-25-09 12:46 PM   #2 
  - Not only that the $5,000 deductible starts every year so you are doubly  Cleita   May-25-09 12:54 PM   #4 
     - Then you fall into the donut-hole every January. n/t  Downwinder   May-26-09 07:49 AM   #33 
        - oh and there's the lovely "pre-existing conditions" clause  WillYourVoteBCounted   May-26-09 12:55 PM   #50 
  - knr nt  slipslidingaway   May-25-09 12:50 PM   #3 
  - Single Payer Health Insurance!  NV Whino   May-25-09 01:03 PM   #5 
  - Analyzing the medical records of customers to determine if something might be pre-existing  YewNork   May-25-09 01:12 PM   #6 
  - They analyze BEFORE they write the policy  wolfgangmo   May-26-09 10:33 AM   #40 
  - Lining politicians' pockets so that they'll keep single payer off the table.  YewNork   May-25-09 01:12 PM   #7 
  - Nancy Pelosi's major contributors in 2008  Cleita   May-25-09 01:33 PM   #10 
  - Although at least 50% of people have NO CHOICE in who their insurer is -  truedelphi   May-25-09 01:17 PM   #8 
  - And the opponents try to use that as a scare tactic  YewNork   May-25-09 04:49 PM   #23 
     - Hey there - Welcome to DU.  truedelphi   May-25-09 09:13 PM   #26 
     - Yep! So why aren't we seeing tv ads pointing out those lies? I guess it's just a matter of the  lib_wit_it   May-26-09 01:00 PM   #51 
     - People on Medicare choose their own doctors.  Doremus   May-26-09 09:56 AM   #37 
  - K&R  pleah   May-25-09 01:31 PM   #9 
  - Care for the insurance industry and congress--NOT health care for the  snowdays   May-25-09 01:37 PM   #11 
  - Let's look at dirty Harry Reid.  Cleita   May-25-09 01:56 PM   #12 
  - Max Baucus totally in the pocket of the insurance and health care industry.  Cleita   May-25-09 02:05 PM   #14 
  - +13  xchrom   May-25-09 01:57 PM   #13 
  - k/r!  Why Syzygy   May-25-09 02:49 PM   #15 
  - K&R!  sandyd921   May-25-09 04:04 PM   #16 
  - Don't forget dividends to stockholders  Synicus Maximus   May-25-09 04:22 PM   #17 
  - Did you read the post? I said Wall Street profits.  Cleita   May-25-09 04:39 PM   #20 
  - Drug companies "spent approximately $61,000 in promotion per physician during 2004" & more......  Shallah Kali   May-25-09 04:24 PM   #18 
  - Also, much of the research that they take credit for is done  Cleita   May-25-09 04:42 PM   #21 
  - Yep they take credit US taxpayer sponsored research  Shallah Kali   May-25-09 05:59 PM   #25 
  - Absolutely  wolfgangmo   May-26-09 10:38 AM   #41 
     - Zetia & Vytorin INCREASE plaque in arteries - drug companies covered up studies that showed this  Shallah Kali   May-26-09 04:58 PM   #54 
  - That is so sick that I cannot even get my head around it. n/t  truedelphi   May-25-09 09:26 PM   #27 
  - Kicking.  Pooka Fey   May-25-09 04:24 PM   #19 
  - Damn drug dealers. Are they any better than crack dealers?  L0oniX   May-25-09 04:42 PM   #22 
  - Put Them OUT of BUSINESS!  zorahopkins   May-25-09 04:51 PM   #24 
  - So sad Profit Care in America  quidam56   May-25-09 09:29 PM   #28 
  - Write your congresscritters and Obama daily on this  eridani   May-25-09 11:48 PM   #29 
  - These numbers prove that we have the best government money can buy. K and R  AdHocSolver   May-26-09 12:32 AM   #30 
  - Gotta link for that data?  progressoid   May-26-09 12:50 AM   #31 
  - Sorry I didn't save it but I got it from Open Secrets.  Cleita   May-26-09 02:22 AM   #32 
     - Thanks. n/t  progressoid   May-26-09 10:27 AM   #38 
  - K&R  Wednesdays   May-26-09 08:16 AM   #34 
  - Yes.  AllyCat   May-26-09 08:52 AM   #35 
  - K & R nt  Christa   May-26-09 09:32 AM   #36 
  - You forgot a BIGGIE, but this is still an Excellent Post. Not included here is the money  bertman   May-26-09 10:32 AM   #39 
  - Bingo! Thanks for adding it for me.n/t  Cleita   May-26-09 11:04 AM   #42 
  - single payer - we must fight for this  handmade34   May-26-09 11:22 AM   #43 
  - how can it be "health care" if some CEO's bonus is based on how many people have been denied  livefreest   May-26-09 11:37 AM   #44 
  - This isn't a health care system. ...  warren pease   May-26-09 11:47 AM   #45 
  - Thanks Steven. This deserves its own post.  Cleita   May-26-09 11:52 AM   #46 
     - Thanks, Cleita...  warren pease   May-26-09 12:54 PM   #49 
        - Okay, I will because my post has been removed from the Greatest page and  Cleita   May-26-09 02:55 PM   #53 
  - What our healthcare dollars buy....  OHDEM   May-26-09 11:57 AM   #47 
  - Righteous post.. K&R.  tosh   May-26-09 12:19 PM   #48 
  - This is one post that really hits home.  zoff   May-26-09 01:23 PM   #52 
 

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