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sudopod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-09-09 12:18 PM
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1. A combination of trendy cynicism and selection bias?
Edited on Mon Nov-09-09 12:19 PM by sudopod
A case of hypogooglism?
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  -Why do people keep posting that the PO would only be available to 2% Egnever  Nov-09-09 12:17 PM   #0 
  - A combination of trendy cynicism and selection bias?  sudopod   Nov-09-09 12:18 PM   #1 
  - God knows... it's not like this hasn't been pointed out repeatedly.  redqueen   Nov-09-09 12:20 PM   #2 
  - Because they didn't bother to check the facts and are looking for a ...  Ozymanithrax   Nov-09-09 12:20 PM   #3 
  - I am starting to think thats the real reason  Egnever   Nov-09-09 02:22 PM   #26 
  - I think it started with the CBO projection that initially only  napi21   Nov-09-09 12:21 PM   #4 
  - Thanks for posting. n/t  emulatorloo   Nov-09-09 12:21 PM   #5 
  - Because they do not want to know the truth.. they have their own version and are quite content with  Peacetrain   Nov-09-09 12:25 PM   #6 
  - I am employed, no insurance plan, earn over 50K. I understand that I may choose the public option.  NYC_SKP   Nov-09-09 12:25 PM   #7 
  - Nice chart!  Egnever   Nov-09-09 12:32 PM   #8 
  - The public option would have to be eligible for subsidies  sandnsea   Nov-09-09 12:33 PM   #9 
  - Great chart! That is very helpful.  tekisui   Nov-09-09 12:36 PM   #11 
  - Chart should be 400% of fpl, not 300%. It's changed over the legislative process.  Scarsdale Vibe   Nov-09-09 12:38 PM   #12 
  - Chart with Links are available at pinto's thread, please kick and rec it. Link:  NYC_SKP   Nov-09-09 12:53 PM   #19 
  - This is a great chart and should be its own OP. nt.  Parker CA   Nov-09-09 12:56 PM   #21 
     - Hey, Parker CA. It's from an OP by DU moderator pinto. Please go kick his OP.  NYC_SKP   Nov-09-09 02:09 PM   #25 
  - Because some don't mind lying to push their agenda, sad but true  Aramchek   Nov-09-09 12:34 PM   #10 
  - I believe you need to be off of any insurance for 6 months before you can apply  robinlynne   Nov-09-09 12:40 PM   #13 
  - That sounds like a loophole that could work to extend it to more people  Cleita   Nov-09-09 12:47 PM   #16 
  - how so? I can't get cobra. I am self employed. I dont have payroll employees  robinlynne   Nov-09-09 01:04 PM   #22 
     - Then you should be able to opt into the private Exchange  Egnever   Nov-09-09 02:52 PM   #27 
        - NO you cant. Unless you are completely uninsured for at least 6 months.  robinlynne   Nov-09-09 03:05 PM   #28 
           - So how does any employer ever get into the Exchange  Egnever   Nov-09-09 03:14 PM   #30 
              - I am an individual and an employer. that is why I read that portion of the bill.  robinlynne   Nov-09-09 03:22 PM   #32 
              - well you are either an employer or you arent.  Egnever   Nov-09-09 03:51 PM   #34 
                 - You must be without insurance to enroll!!!! for 6 months. that is what I said.  robinlynne   Nov-09-09 05:33 PM   #36 
                    - where do you get that from the text? Just cause you keep saying it  Egnever   Nov-09-09 05:48 PM   #39 
              - An employer never gets into the exchange. unless they cut off all health care  robinlynne   Nov-09-09 03:23 PM   #33 
                 - completely false  Egnever   Nov-09-09 03:52 PM   #35 
                    - You have to be without any insurance for 6 months to apply.  robinlynne   Nov-09-09 05:34 PM   #37 
                       - Absolutely untrue  Egnever   Nov-09-09 05:42 PM   #38 
  - No - that's for the temporary "high-risk pools"  liberalpragmatist   Nov-09-09 03:08 PM   #29 
  - I think the current bill restricts the PO  bigtree   Nov-09-09 12:41 PM   #14 
  - right , but small business makes up almost 50% of all employment in the US  Egnever   Nov-09-09 12:53 PM   #18 
  - only IF you have not had any health insurance for at least 6 months.  robinlynne   Nov-09-09 01:06 PM   #23 
  - K&R  Fire1   Nov-09-09 12:42 PM   #15 
  - deleted  redqueen   Nov-09-09 12:47 PM   #17 
  - Thanks, Egnever.  tandot   Nov-09-09 12:55 PM   #20 
  - Since eventually virtually every company will either have the option of joining the exchange  TheKentuckian   Nov-09-09 01:11 PM   #24 
  - Yup. Totally dishonest and without merit.  Bonobo   Nov-09-09 03:15 PM   #31 

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