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TexasObserver Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-19-09 01:09 PM
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14. Recommend ... great idea!
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  -50+ face discrimination in the workplace that could be eliminated if they could opt into Medicare Phoebe Loosinhouse  Aug-19-09 12:31 PM   #0 
  - You are a one-woman advocacy team for sane policy!  havocmom   Aug-19-09 12:36 PM   #1 
  - Another blatantly obvious fact that the middle-aged and older teabirthdeathers miss  corpseratemedia   Aug-19-09 12:39 PM   #2 
  - well here is one possible amendment from the Finance committee  andym   Aug-19-09 12:39 PM   #3 
  - the costs shouldn't be any more than other recipients pay  Donnachaidh   Aug-19-09 12:44 PM   #6 
  - Brilliant point. Someone in political power should be making it repeatedly. K & R nt  glitch   Aug-19-09 12:42 PM   #4 
  - Do you have a credible source supporting your subject's assertion? n/t  jody   Aug-19-09 12:43 PM   #5 
  - That would certainly work for me.  stopbush   Aug-19-09 12:47 PM   #7 
  - "$300 per month v $755 a month out of my pocket to cover the whole family is a big savings for us."  DCKit   Aug-19-09 01:01 PM   #10 
     - Yep. I might even be able to replace one of our cars  stopbush   Aug-19-09 01:17 PM   #17 
  - I heard this proposed a few weeks ago, on Bill Moyers.  Demit   Aug-19-09 12:50 PM   #8 
  - sorry, double post. nt  Demit   Aug-19-09 12:50 PM   #9 
  - I do happen to come with my own health insurance  notadmblnd   Aug-19-09 01:01 PM   #11 
  - This is why the paternalistic "marketplace" has to change  SoCalDem   Aug-19-09 01:06 PM   #12 
  - That would be me. Age 63 and jobless. Forced to take SS early and praying to God  lamp_shade   Aug-19-09 01:08 PM   #13 
  - i just retired at 62 but thank whoever my wife carries our insurance  madrchsod   Aug-19-09 01:14 PM   #15 
  - Recommend ... great idea!  TexasObserver   Aug-19-09 01:09 PM   #14 
  - the entire american workforce would be better positioned to compete globally...  dysfunctional press   Aug-19-09 01:14 PM   #16 
  - Some acquaintances of mine, who are very well off, not rich, but certainly upper, upper middle class  CrispyQ   Aug-19-09 01:23 PM   #18 
  - Their question will be not just how can they afford it, but can they get it in the first place?  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Aug-19-09 01:37 PM   #20 
  - At the same rate seniors pay, but not subsidized, it'd cost less than $400/mo currently.  TahitiNut   Aug-19-09 01:25 PM   #19 
  - Although I'd love to see this, sadly it won't end age discrimination in the workplace.  Liberal In Texas   Aug-19-09 02:06 PM   #21 
  - Absolutely.  undeterred   Aug-19-09 02:24 PM   #22 
  - Absolutely!  undeterred   Aug-19-09 02:24 PM   #23 
  - i have been saying this for YEARS!  mopinko   Aug-19-09 07:57 PM   #24 
  - Great idea! K&R  ShadesOfGrey   Aug-20-09 07:11 AM   #25 
  - As someone in that age group, a big K & R!  PA Democrat   Aug-20-09 07:12 AM   #26 
  - Thank you!  DailyGrind51   Aug-20-09 07:20 AM   #27 

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