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orleans Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-07-09 05:02 AM
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46. guess i'll be going to jail. certainly can't afford shit at this point. n/t
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  -Forcing people to buy health insurance ? If they could afford it they would have it. wroberts189  Jun-06-09 09:43 PM   #0 
  - /facepalm  BlooInBloo   Jun-06-09 09:45 PM   #1 
  - Sad, isn't it?  Cleita   Jun-06-09 09:46 PM   #3 
     - Worse when you consider a family member thats sick and is poor.  wroberts189   Jun-06-09 10:31 PM   #28 
        - Right on.  earthboundmisfit   Jun-07-09 01:20 AM   #40 
  - Stupid is right, but we suffer from stupid. They don't. n/t  Cleita   Jun-06-09 09:45 PM   #2 
  - And why is that? ...media? tv? education? good question.  wroberts189   Jun-07-09 02:31 AM   #42 
  - All the Dems must be patting themselves on the back about how great they think this  avaistheone1   Jun-06-09 09:47 PM   #4 
  - You are correct saving the insurance companies is not what we wanted or voted for  dflprincess   Jun-06-09 09:56 PM   #9 
  - I wonder which insurance company will profit the most?  Just-plain-Kathy   Jun-07-09 09:50 PM   #56 
  - In other words you and I have to buy their health care - someone has to - if not them who?  stray cat   Jun-06-09 09:50 PM   #5 
  - There is a huge difference between  ThomCat   Jun-06-09 09:59 PM   #10 
  - Almost 1k per month per individual? That is a bit of a guess..can you elaborate? nt  wroberts189   Jun-07-09 12:08 AM   #37 
  - Right. Baucus deliver hundreds of millions in guaranteed profits to  ThomCat   Jun-06-09 09:55 PM   #6 
  - Exactly ..And if he succeeds we will all be talking about this for another decade. nt  wroberts189   Jun-06-09 10:21 PM   #23 
  - that's how they do auto insurance here in cali  shanti   Jun-06-09 09:56 PM   #7 
  - A bit different  Oregone   Jun-06-09 10:06 PM   #12 
  - I really don't get this concept.  Statistical   Jun-06-09 09:56 PM   #8 
  - There are some people in that category ...  surrealAmerican   Jun-07-09 02:13 PM   #51 
  - Its mandated here and no big deal  Oregone   Jun-06-09 10:03 PM   #11 
  - Your system is failing the people who actually need health care.  Cleita   Jun-06-09 10:08 PM   #13 
  - Despite US propaganda, Canadian healthcare is doing just fine by me  Oregone   Jun-06-09 10:09 PM   #15 
  - Forgive me. I thought you were from  Cleita   Jun-06-09 10:11 PM   #17 
  - I am from Oregon  Oregone   Jun-06-09 10:14 PM   #20 
  - Can you post some links regarding American medical tourism to Canada?  Narkos   Jun-06-09 10:39 PM   #30 
     - Millions go to Mexico in droves  Oregone   Jun-06-09 10:51 PM   #32 
  - Pot, kettle. Our US system fails not only all the uninsured, but a good number of the insured.  JVS   Jun-07-09 10:20 PM   #59 
  - I pay 480 usd a month for me and my wife..2000 yearly deductable and co-pays up the yin yang.  wroberts189   Jun-06-09 10:12 PM   #18 
  - That's exactly like they do it. You have to pay for the insurance,  Cleita   Jun-06-09 10:14 PM   #19 
  - Im sorry. No deductables or copays here.  Oregone   Jun-06-09 10:19 PM   #22 
     - Its a total racket and scam ..why we do not collectively reject it is beyond me. nt  wroberts189   Jun-06-09 10:23 PM   #25 
     - A racket beyond words. It is actually 60 percent btw (link)  wroberts189   Jun-07-09 12:30 AM   #38 
        - From what I thought, by doing the math...  Oregone   Jun-07-09 12:38 AM   #39 
           - It actually may be even 2 thirds from articles I can't find right now. nt  wroberts189   Jun-07-09 02:28 AM   #41 
           - another du post .....2/3 thirds  wroberts189   Jun-07-09 02:39 AM   #43 
              - And the math: 62.1 percent * 77.9 percent = ~50%  Oregone   Jun-07-09 03:13 AM   #44 
  - Canada? 108 a month for a family? Yes I would love that. nt  wroberts189   Jun-06-09 10:15 PM   #21 
  - Or we have it, and it's nearly worthless  Lydia Leftcoast   Jun-06-09 10:09 PM   #14 
  - For some, but not others. I can afford it but can't get it because I'm unemployed. nt  Captain Hilts   Jun-06-09 10:09 PM   #16 
  - ditto  tabbycat31   Jun-06-09 10:23 PM   #24 
  - Can you afford a short vacation in Canada?  wroberts189   Jun-06-09 10:28 PM   #27 
  - I do not get it .. why can't you buy into a private plan?  wroberts189   Jun-06-09 10:26 PM   #26 
     - Being unemployed seems to place you into a risk category of some kind. Private insurers  Captain Hilts   Jun-07-09 09:25 AM   #48 
  - Except some people with preexisting conditions can't buy it at any price. n/t  pnwmom   Jun-06-09 10:37 PM   #29 
  - Another good point that shows how much the big ins. companies care. nt  wroberts189   Jun-06-09 10:43 PM   #31 
  - Insurance? What for?  izquierdista   Jun-06-09 11:29 PM   #33 
  - Yes ..a better chance at roulette or dare I say slots. It is like playing Keno but worse..  wroberts189   Jun-07-09 12:00 AM   #35 
  - Our Congress no longer represents us. Until we fix that, if we can, nothing else really matters. nm  rhett o rick   Jun-06-09 11:57 PM   #34 
  - The progressive caucus is fighting for us.. but yes we have a cancer.  wroberts189   Jun-07-09 12:04 AM   #36 
     - The Red-Dogs need to go. Work with moveon or PDA to oust the Red-Dog DINO's. nm  rhett o rick   Jun-07-09 08:22 AM   #47 
  - Thank you.  Delphinus   Jun-07-09 04:22 AM   #45 
  - Clear as pure water.. and I do not think the media's "Jedi" mind tricks are going to work this time.  wroberts189   Jun-07-09 01:34 PM   #50 
  - guess i'll be going to jail. certainly can't afford shit at this point. n/t  orleans   Jun-07-09 05:02 AM   #46 
  - That's how it's supposed to work. In jail you will have medical care! Problem solved!  Kablooie   Jun-07-09 01:21 PM   #49 
  - K&R  Wednesdays   Jun-07-09 05:06 PM   #52 
  - it's simply OBSCENE that health care is a "for-profit industry"!  inna   Jun-07-09 06:09 PM   #53 
  - i share your frustration  barbtries   Jun-07-09 06:58 PM   #54 
  - glad to know I am not the only one. nt  wroberts189   Jun-08-09 01:00 PM   #60 
  - What happens if they cancel you?  lolly   Jun-07-09 07:11 PM   #55 
  - not arrested ..fined first ..then if you cannot get another plan who knows. nt  wroberts189   Jun-08-09 01:02 PM   #61 
  - "Error: you can only recommend threads which were started in the past 24 hours"  Just-plain-Kathy   Jun-07-09 09:50 PM   #57 
  - How do you force someone to buy something if they have no money?  madeline_con   Jun-07-09 09:56 PM   #58 
 

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