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Oregone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-03-09 11:16 AM
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7. Confucious say: a whole lot of wrongs make a right?

This isn't a health care solution. It just isn't.
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  -OK no "public option" and mandated Insurance for all Winterblues  Sep-03-09 11:10 AM   #0 
  - The government will be subsidizing profits and overhead (exec pay) of greedy inefficient insurers  Oregone   Sep-03-09 11:13 AM   #1 
  - You don't think they are doing that right now?  Winterblues   Sep-03-09 11:14 AM   #4 
  - Confucious say: a whole lot of wrongs make a right?  Oregone   Sep-03-09 11:16 AM   #7 
  - And, it is NOT sustainable. Deep cuts in needed programs to pay for this greedfest  debbierlus   Sep-03-09 11:42 AM   #29 
  - That means prioces go through the roof  WeDidIt   Sep-03-09 11:14 AM   #2 
  - Great, everybody will have the illusion of coverage  Warpy   Sep-03-09 11:14 AM   #3 
  - Yeppers, just like we have the *illusion* of democracy...  kath   Sep-03-09 11:25 AM   #16 
  - Mandated Coverage--A More Market-Based Approach  BlueDemKev   Sep-03-09 11:26 AM   #17 
     - You don't think? Well that's reassuring, that you don't think they'll just keep raking in billions  redqueen   Sep-03-09 11:29 AM   #20 
     - What are the $ Figures?  BlueDemKev   Sep-03-09 11:39 AM   #27 
        - See post #25. Good luck weaning yourself from the propaganda. (nt)  redqueen   Sep-03-09 11:41 AM   #28 
     - Insurance companies are near monopolies in most markets  Warpy   Sep-03-09 11:29 AM   #21 
  - unless the private companies are FORCED to compete with a public option,  ejpoeta   Sep-03-09 11:14 AM   #5 
  - They won't be anyway with a public option  Oregone   Sep-03-09 11:19 AM   #9 
     - yeah, if that's how it is then you are right. that's what gets me about this whole thing...  ejpoeta   Sep-03-09 11:26 AM   #18 
  - Because the insurance parasites will suck even more than the 30-40% they skim off  T Wolf   Sep-03-09 11:14 AM   #6 
  - Because there will be no motivation for the insurers to stop fleecing us...  redqueen   Sep-03-09 11:17 AM   #8 
  - Incentive to Stop Insurance Co's from Fleecing Us  BlueDemKev   Sep-03-09 11:31 AM   #23 
     - There is a reason we pay so very much more than people with single-payer systems.  redqueen   Sep-03-09 11:33 AM   #25 
  - I always thought of the Public option as a strong  ashling   Sep-03-09 11:19 AM   #10 
  - If the government puts its muscle behind lowering costs.....  abelenkpe2   Sep-03-09 11:21 AM   #11 
  - The bills out of committee now include subsidies  laughingliberal   Sep-03-09 11:21 AM   #12 
  - Yes, subsidies that are diverted to exec pay and shareholders' portfolios  Oregone   Sep-03-09 11:28 AM   #19 
  - Single payer!  abelenkpe2   Sep-03-09 11:22 AM   #13 
  - Single payer Period. All of the money sunk into the bottomless greedy pit of  OmmmSweetOmmm   Sep-03-09 11:23 AM   #14 
  - Because what they call "affordable" is utter bullshit --  kath   Sep-03-09 11:23 AM   #15 
  - Yea, that sure helps the family living on $35,000/year  liberal N proud   Sep-03-09 11:30 AM   #22 
  - That's the situation in Romney Care MA, and it's failing. Benefits are being cut.  John Q. Citizen   Sep-03-09 11:33 AM   #24 
  - NOT OK. Expanding Medicare is the most efficient option.  Overseas   Sep-03-09 11:35 AM   #26 
  - The DIFFERENCE: It's a rip off, millions of people will be forced to buy junk policies  ddeclue   Sep-03-09 11:42 AM   #30 
  - THAT'S NOT WHAT THIS FIGHT IS ABOUT  barbiegeek   Sep-03-09 11:48 AM   #31 

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