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Fumesucker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-04-09 01:32 AM
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26. No, you answer the question..
Are you absolutely positive you will always have money to pay the premium for private insurance even if you lose your job?

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  -I'm almost sure Republicans are going to attack us from the left, and here's how you can help them. LoZoccolo  Jun-04-09 12:46 AM   #0 
  - Well, the Democrats did it to them. 'Shaved off some voters'  leftstreet   Jun-04-09 12:56 AM   #1 
  - Right on...  NYC_SKP   Jun-04-09 12:57 AM   #2 
  - lol.  Starry Messenger   Jun-04-09 01:00 AM   #3 
  - Really, we should all just shut the fuck up..  Fumesucker   Jun-04-09 01:02 AM   #4 
  - Actually, this time, maybe you should.  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:07 AM   #8 
     - By your reasoning, we should privatize Social Security  leftstreet   Jun-04-09 01:09 AM   #10 
     - And you're saying that we should try to convince people to choose not to have a choice.  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:13 AM   #13 
        - People don't have to 'choose' which Fire Department to call, right?  leftstreet   Jun-04-09 01:16 AM   #17 
        - No, they don't, do they. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:17 AM   #19 
        - Its fucking insurance, like unemployment insurance. Why do they need a choice!?!?  Oregone   Jun-04-09 02:02 AM   #46 
     - "I can envision a day when you will have to show proof of insurance at the job interview".  Fumesucker   Jun-04-09 01:14 AM   #14 
     - I am arguing against single-payer, not universal health care. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:16 AM   #18 
        - So you are for mandated private insurance?  Fumesucker   Jun-04-09 01:21 AM   #20 
           - Yes, that is exactly what I stand for.  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:23 AM   #21 
              - Then answer my question.  Fumesucker   Jun-04-09 01:26 AM   #24 
                 - Read my last post again, this time allowing for sarcasm. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:28 AM   #25 
                    - No, you answer the question..  Fumesucker   Jun-04-09 01:32 AM   #26 
                       - No, I'm not.  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:40 AM   #31 
                          - Explain how it is a "false choice".  Fumesucker   Jun-04-09 01:42 AM   #34 
                             - Because you say it's either single-payer or this malignant proof-of-insurance thing.  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:45 AM   #37 
                             - That was Hilary's malignant idea..  Fumesucker   Jun-04-09 04:59 AM   #61 
                                - I'm glad you brought that up, because Hillary is the president now.  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 09:18 AM   #67 
                                   - That wasn't fifteen years ago..  Fumesucker   Jun-04-09 10:02 AM   #70 
                                      - Where did you get it from?  LoZoccolo   Jun-05-09 05:44 AM   #76 
                             - For one thing, Obama's calling for an exception for those who can't afford  pnwmom   Jun-04-09 02:45 AM   #56 
                                - Have you ever tried to apply for assistance of any sort?  Fumesucker   Jun-04-09 05:04 AM   #62 
                                   - You are incorrect about Medicare, even the wealthy can receive it.  pnwmom   Jun-04-09 04:13 PM   #73 
     - I don't understand what you're saying  zeos3   Jun-04-09 02:36 AM   #53 
     - Simple. Retaining private insurance retains all the bureaucratic bullshit  eridani   Jun-04-09 02:59 AM   #58 
  - And if a "status quo moderate" wanted to stifle the left, what desperate tactic could they use?  Umbral   Jun-04-09 01:04 AM   #5 
  - They'd probably attack you from the right while posing to care  Oregone   Jun-04-09 02:04 AM   #47 
  - LOL! Not The Straw!!!11  EFerrari   Jun-04-09 01:04 AM   #6 
  - Nice post, Liam  Sebastian Doyle   Jun-04-09 01:06 AM   #7 
  - Uh?  Chulanowa   Jun-04-09 01:09 AM   #9 
  - Cool story, bro. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:11 AM   #11 
     - Oh great, a /b/tard  Chulanowa   Jun-04-09 01:49 AM   #40 
     - lol now I don't feel so bad about my one line response to this thread  DireStrike   Jun-06-09 12:19 AM   #79 
  - wooooh...  girl gone mad   Jun-04-09 01:12 AM   #12 
  - The fact is we do desperately need single payer Universal Health Care for ALL-The insurance  LaPera   Jun-04-09 01:14 AM   #15 
  - I am arguing against single-payer, not universal health care. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:16 AM   #16 
     - Well, I'm NOT, pay attention!  LaPera   Jun-04-09 01:25 AM   #22 
     - You're not what? n/t  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:26 AM   #23 
        - You're "arguing against single payer"? What the fuck?  LaPera   Jun-04-09 01:36 AM   #29 
           - Go tell mom. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:40 AM   #32 
              - Very ignorant response to YOUR argument Zippy....  LaPera   Jun-04-09 01:43 AM   #35 
                 - When they can no longer defend their lock-setepping, smarming, apologist, compromise or die  TheWatcher   Jun-06-09 12:12 AM   #77 
     - Mandate private insurance IS NOT universal health care  Oregone   Jun-04-09 02:05 AM   #48 
  - *Yawn*  TheWatcher   Jun-04-09 01:33 AM   #27 
  - If the Republicans "attack" from the "Left"...  anaxarchos   Jun-04-09 01:36 AM   #28 
  - No, I mean they will be a fake left...  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:44 AM   #36 
     - So if the Repubs offer single payer, you think it'll just be a campaign promise?  leftstreet   Jun-04-09 01:47 AM   #38 
        - They're not going to offer single-payer.  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:49 AM   #41 
           - Good for them.  Oregone   Jun-04-09 02:06 AM   #50 
  - If the Republicans attack "from the left," then maybe we'll actually get some leftist policy.  Hannah Bell   Jun-04-09 01:38 AM   #30 
  - 2000 called, they want their argument back. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:41 AM   #33 
     - snark: for those embarassing occasions when you lack a substantive response.  Hannah Bell   Jun-04-09 01:51 AM   #42 
        - Right, because the example of eight years of Bush* with an assist from Nader isn't substantive. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:58 AM   #44 
           - Did Nader eat your cat?  Oregone   Jun-04-09 02:10 AM   #52 
           - non-seq: for those embarassing moments when you don't know what the hell the topic is.  Hannah Bell   Jun-04-09 02:41 AM   #54 
           - My argument is perfectly sequitered.  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 09:26 AM   #68 
           - a very cleverly disguised anti-nader thread.  tomp   Jun-04-09 06:04 AM   #65 
  - "I SEE NO REASON WHY THERE SHOULD NOT BE A PRIVATE OPTION ALONGSIDE A PUBLIC OPTION"  Oregone   Jun-04-09 01:47 AM   #39 
  - For one, the domain of coverage will become an endless political football and wedge issue.  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 01:54 AM   #43 
     - "the government could kill you if they wanted to"  Oregone   Jun-04-09 01:59 AM   #45 
        - I have to go to bed, but I have some things to say that might make you take that more seriously.  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 02:05 AM   #49 
           - Ah fuck me...  Oregone   Jun-04-09 02:08 AM   #51 
              - Correct, but they ARE already doing it  zeos3   Jun-04-09 02:46 AM   #57 
                 - I have never been asked about my drug or alcohol abuse. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jun-04-09 09:28 AM   #69 
                 - I doubt it varies much by state  zeos3   Jun-04-09 09:30 PM   #74 
                 - 62% of bankruptcies are health related -- 78% of them had insurance!  Oregone   Jun-04-09 11:23 AM   #72 
                    - Agreed! eom  zeos3   Jun-04-09 09:31 PM   #75 
  - Off to the Greatest Page with you! n/t  pnwmom   Jun-04-09 02:44 AM   #55 
  - Yeah, WTF good would a spine do the Democrats now anyhow?  nosmokes   Jun-04-09 03:42 AM   #59 
  - i'd like to rec this post  barbtries   Jun-04-09 05:44 AM   #64 
  - as if that's what the democratic party wants.  tomp   Jun-04-09 06:23 AM   #66 
  - I'm going to quote from Howard Zinn about a different topic but that is relevant to this discussion.  Selatius   Jun-04-09 04:11 AM   #60 
  - "Suck it up, people. You're going to get screwed and LIKE it, damn you."  Mythsaje   Jun-04-09 05:06 AM   #63 
  - Those who promote the need for Insurance Cos to profit  Bluenorthwest   Jun-04-09 10:25 AM   #71 
  - The republicans would never do that. Your post is ridiculous. Sorry.  DireStrike   Jun-06-09 12:17 AM   #78 
 

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