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RaleighNCDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-22-09 09:21 AM
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14. A person can choose to not drive. He cannot choose to not get sick.
There should be NO mandate to buy PRIVATE insurance. Want to cover everybody, have a PUBLIC plan paid by taxes.
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  -Mandated Health Care? Finally getting some MSM truth about a Public Option maryf  Jul-22-09 08:49 AM   #0 
  - I would be delighted to be "forced" to purchase the public plan  Warpy   Jul-22-09 08:51 AM   #1 
  - Then you might be more delighted with HR 676!  maryf   Jul-22-09 08:56 AM   #3 
  - Difference being that, no one is REQUIRED to own a car. No car, no license/insurance.  SammyWinstonJack   Jul-22-09 08:54 AM   #2 
  - Huge Difference!!!  maryf   Jul-22-09 08:58 AM   #4 
  - Another difference, you have a lot of control over how you drive.  raccoon   Jul-22-09 09:07 AM   #6 
  - And depending on where one lives  Coyote_Bandit   Jul-22-09 09:26 AM   #15 
     - Yep and an option is supposed to be an option! and not a mandate! nt.  maryf   Jul-22-09 09:29 AM   #16 
  - mandated insurance is not reform, it's a huge giveaway to the insurance companies  ixion   Jul-22-09 09:07 AM   #5 
  - Yep, health care should be for people, not for profit...  maryf   Jul-22-09 09:10 AM   #9 
  - Exactly!!!  blue_onyx   Jul-22-09 07:39 PM   #27 
  - "illegal to not have insurance"  maryf   Jul-22-09 09:42 PM   #28 
  - And when he was a candidate Obama was against mandates  dflprincess   Jul-22-09 10:01 PM   #29 
  - Info in article on Penalties, increased by 800 in two years in Mass.  maryf   Jul-22-09 09:09 AM   #7 
  - Well, fuck that.  blindpig   Jul-22-09 09:10 AM   #8 
  - Well said...  maryf   Jul-22-09 09:14 AM   #11 
  - if the democrats push a mandate through as part of the 'reform'....  dysfunctional press   Jul-22-09 09:14 AM   #10 
  - Time to let them know we won't take it!!  maryf   Jul-22-09 09:19 AM   #12 
  - Car insurance? Please!  Bluenorthwest   Jul-22-09 09:20 AM   #13 
  - A person can choose to not drive. He cannot choose to not get sick.  RaleighNCDUer   Jul-22-09 09:21 AM   #14 
  - Yep!! HR 676 is just that...Everybody in, Nobody out! Public Health care!  maryf   Jul-22-09 09:32 AM   #17 
  - yes. I'd revolt. These proposals from Congress are revolting.  nightrain   Jul-22-09 09:40 AM   #18 
  - A mandate is necessary -- but public option must be offered.  mainer   Jul-22-09 09:47 AM   #19 
  - HR 676  maryf   Jul-22-09 07:12 PM   #26 
  - Is a mandated fee like an increased tax levied by countries like Sweden,  MarjorieG   Jul-22-09 09:48 AM   #20 
  - Mandated insurance is different  maryf   Jul-22-09 10:43 AM   #22 
  - Nobody is going to revolt  The2ndWheel   Jul-22-09 09:54 AM   #21 
  - I will be...  maryf   Jul-22-09 12:59 PM   #23 
  - Oh, she's revolting alright...  berni_mccoy   Jul-23-09 08:12 AM   #32 
  - Revolting...  Froward69   Jul-22-09 01:30 PM   #24 
  - There's a rally in DC on July 30th...  maryf   Jul-22-09 03:52 PM   #25 
  - Goodnight kick, thanks for reading! nt  maryf   Jul-22-09 11:45 PM   #30 
  - One more kick...  maryf   Jul-23-09 08:09 AM   #31 
  - Promoting the overthrow of the government? Sounds familiar...some other site was doing that recently  berni_mccoy   Jul-23-09 08:14 AM   #33 
  - and that's an ad hominem attack  maryf   Jul-23-09 08:12 PM   #35 
  - ((maryf))  nightrain   Jul-23-09 08:14 PM   #37 
     - thanks!  maryf   Jul-23-09 08:28 PM   #39 
        - you're very welcome! These personal attacks are unwarranted.  nightrain   Jul-23-09 08:31 PM   #40 
           - There is a little alert  maryf   Jul-23-09 09:40 PM   #41 
  - FREEREPUBLIC are also good at false, malicious smears  Kid Dynamite   Jul-23-09 10:01 PM   #42 
  - So lemme understand ....... if I have insurance, nothing will change??????  Stinky The Clown   Jul-23-09 08:25 AM   #34 
  - Remember the Insurance Companies have a large part in advising on this  maryf   Jul-23-09 08:13 PM   #36 
  - I very much object to a mandate.  InvisibleTouch   Jul-23-09 08:19 PM   #38 

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