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Oregone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-08-10 01:51 PM
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15. So lets fix it by mandating their services!
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  -Obama accuses insurers of placing profits over people mdmc  Mar-08-10 12:51 PM   #0 
  - $40K a year is considered "working poor"  CountAllVotes   Mar-08-10 12:53 PM   #1 
  - In downstate NY it sure is  mdmc   Mar-08-10 12:56 PM   #3 
  - I would find his 'concern' much more interesting if he hadn't sold out  roguevalley   Mar-08-10 11:57 PM   #33 
  - Of course they place profits over people. They're for-profit businesses.  gkhouston   Mar-08-10 12:55 PM   #2 
  - you have plenty of co-pays, etc. with Medicare  CountAllVotes   Mar-08-10 12:57 PM   #5 
     - I've got co-pays, fees, and low maxes now. And that's with insurance that  gkhouston   Mar-08-10 01:13 PM   #10 
        - the problem with Medicare is ....  CountAllVotes   Mar-08-10 01:25 PM   #13 
           - Since I can't afford to use the insurance I have now, I don't know if my doctor's  gkhouston   Mar-08-10 01:51 PM   #16 
  - Of course they do. They're not in business for their health (or yours).  subterranean   Mar-08-10 12:56 PM   #4 
  - Limits on out of pocket expenses  Inuca   Mar-08-10 12:58 PM   #6 
  - Or there could be another choice  mdmc   Mar-08-10 02:46 PM   #18 
     - This was option #1  Inuca   Mar-08-10 03:03 PM   #22 
        - I may have some sort of yearly cap, but I cannot reach that cap  mdmc   Mar-08-10 03:40 PM   #25 
  - "Obama accuses the sun of rising in the east" (rolling eyes in disgust)  peacebird   Mar-08-10 01:05 PM   #7 
  - +10,000  denimgirly   Mar-08-10 01:22 PM   #12 
  - -10,000  JTFrog   Mar-08-10 01:48 PM   #14 
  - More of that audacity. He blasts health insurers publicly  hulka38   Mar-09-10 09:14 PM   #46 
  - +++++++++  Better Today   Mar-08-10 03:48 PM   #26 
  - it's Obama tossing a bone to the outraged  Skittles   Mar-08-10 06:09 PM   #30 
     - It ain't a real bone, either.  GreenArrow   Mar-09-10 08:53 AM   #40 
        - Made with Melamine Plastic from China  Moochy   Mar-09-10 08:09 PM   #44 
  - that the nature of a corporation -- to see labor and services as a means to income  Supersedeas   Mar-08-10 01:08 PM   #8 
  - People....... do not enter into the equation! n/t  peace13   Mar-08-10 01:10 PM   #9 
  - Then why is The Ministry of Truth BUDDIES with the Insurance Cartel and Big Pharma?  ShortnFiery   Mar-08-10 01:17 PM   #11 
  - So lets fix it by mandating their services!  Oregone   Mar-08-10 01:51 PM   #15 
  - You are evil in an interesting, useful, and entertaining way.  gkhouston   Mar-08-10 02:58 PM   #21 
  - Thanks!  Oregone   Mar-08-10 04:10 PM   #28 
  - Exactly and how will this be remedied?  Moochy   Mar-09-10 04:12 PM   #43 
  - Obama wags finger at insurers...then moves to force Americans to buy their product  brentspeak   Mar-08-10 01:58 PM   #17 
  - He sure told them.  EFerrari   Mar-08-10 02:48 PM   #19 
     - As Dems move more Right they expect its voters to move right and thus get stupider  denimgirly   Mar-09-10 12:59 AM   #35 
     - "politicians expect us to be stupid."  GreenArrow   Mar-09-10 08:55 AM   #41 
  - Perhaps this would have been useful a year ago instead of saying they provide a legitimate service  JVS   Mar-08-10 02:53 PM   #20 
  - Their responsibility is to provide profits to investors, not health care!  slipslidingaway   Mar-08-10 03:24 PM   #23 
  - * Sorry wrong area *  denimgirly   Mar-09-10 01:04 AM   #36 
  - NOOOO SHIT!  reggie the dog   Mar-08-10 03:40 PM   #24 
  - That'll show 'em!!  Faryn Balyncd   Mar-08-10 04:09 PM   #27 
  - He spent the last year lecturing the nation that the Insurance  Bluenorthwest   Mar-08-10 04:20 PM   #29 
  - dang this guy is smart!  frylock   Mar-08-10 06:33 PM   #31 
  - There's hope!  Generator   Mar-08-10 06:55 PM   #32 
  - Does he realize he's crossed the Rubicon, or will he continue to suck up to the right?  PurityOfEssence   Mar-08-10 11:57 PM   #34 
  - According to Obama they DO provide a VALUABLE SERVICE  denimgirly   Mar-09-10 01:05 AM   #37 
  - He's right of course.  JoeyT   Mar-09-10 08:10 AM   #38 
  - kick  mdmc   Mar-09-10 08:43 AM   #39 
  - Oh, please ...  GeorgeGist   Mar-09-10 03:20 PM   #42 
  - Given your course of action on this issue, Mr. President, your accusation rings hollow.  salguine   Mar-09-10 08:33 PM   #45 

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