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FreakinDJ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-25-10 06:54 AM
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14. Yes they are required to provide emergency care - by LAW
and that is the reason so many are closing their Emergency room care
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  -Can Congress Make You Buy Broccoli? And Why That?s a Hard Question eridani  Dec-25-10 02:37 AM   #0 
  - at least i could afford to buy broccoli. n/t  orleans   Dec-25-10 03:03 AM   #1 
  - for now...  ixion   Dec-25-10 05:43 AM   #9 
  - can congress require a business to provide services free?  greymattermom   Dec-25-10 03:42 AM   #2 
  - The money for hospitals has to go through insurance companies because why? n/t  eridani   Dec-25-10 03:48 AM   #3 
  - Yes they are required to provide emergency care - by LAW  FreakinDJ   Dec-25-10 06:54 AM   #14 
  - Mentioning yet another flaw in our society---private hospitals for profit---does not diminish the  WinkyDink   Dec-25-10 07:45 AM   #16 
  - The government can't make you buy broccoli because ...  iamtechus   Dec-25-10 03:57 AM   #4 
  - Insurance companies are intermediaries between patients and hospitals because why? n/t  eridani   Dec-25-10 04:23 AM   #6 
  - If that is so obvious then why did Barack Obama campaign against mandatory health insurance  Gravel Democrat   Dec-25-10 04:25 AM   #7 
  - And furthermore...  Gravel Democrat   Dec-25-10 05:01 AM   #8 
  - You still don't "have to" buy insurance after 2014  Recursion   Dec-25-10 09:05 AM   #20 
  - health insurance is NOT health care  ixion   Dec-25-10 05:44 AM   #10 
  - Incredibly flawed argument. There is no constitutional right for private health-insurance companies  WinkyDink   Dec-25-10 07:47 AM   #17 
  - If what you are saying is true, why didn't the rates go down?  Taitertots   Dec-25-10 08:09 AM   #19 
  - The whole idea is that rates will go down.  JDPriestly   Dec-25-10 03:24 PM   #45 
  - Too bad insurance doesn't actually give us health CARE n/t  eridani   Dec-25-10 07:49 PM   #52 
  - It's the liberal version of "Welfare Queen" and it's disgusting.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-25-10 03:38 PM   #46 
  - One could say that eating crappy food instead of healthy food does result in someone else paying.  Statistical   Dec-25-10 09:13 AM   #23 
  - Before the government mandates private healthcare insurance  lepus   Dec-25-10 09:49 AM   #24 
  - Freeloader? I don't think so.  MedicalAdmin   Dec-25-10 10:09 AM   #25 
  - And Congress can subsidize and promote certain uses of land,  JDPriestly   Dec-25-10 12:05 PM   #34 
  - You touch my broccoli I'll have you arrested. n/t  jtuck004   Dec-25-10 04:09 AM   #5 
  - No, because broccoli is not necessary  quaker bill   Dec-25-10 05:58 AM   #11 
  - Neither is having a person purchase healthcare insurance.  MadHound   Dec-25-10 06:02 AM   #12 
  - Actually it is  quaker bill   Dec-26-10 07:28 AM   #60 
  - A mandate isn't necessary to banning discrimination but rather supposedly to prevent  TheKentuckian   Dec-25-10 06:38 AM   #13 
     - Are you joking?  Recursion   Dec-25-10 09:09 AM   #22 
        - Nope. Certainly health care nor the Constitution require the criminal insurance cartel  TheKentuckian   Dec-25-10 11:17 AM   #29 
        - "criminal insurance cartel"  Recursion   Dec-25-10 03:10 PM   #42 
           - LOL!  Hello_Kitty   Dec-25-10 04:07 PM   #49 
        - No it isn't. Private companies push pencils only (for traditional Medicare) n/t  eridani   Dec-25-10 08:08 PM   #53 
  - There really isn't a need for a mandate, but there was a need for spine.  Vinca   Dec-25-10 07:00 AM   #15 
  - Your introductory dependent clause is where the true Democratic argument should lie: IF.  WinkyDink   Dec-25-10 07:51 AM   #18 
  - That's what developed countries providing universal care through private insuance do  eridani   Dec-26-10 02:53 AM   #58 
  - Congress isn't making you buy health insurance  Recursion   Dec-25-10 09:08 AM   #21 
  - Don't use your so called 'facts' and 'logic' here...  Davis_X_Machina   Dec-25-10 10:52 AM   #26 
  - So if you can't afford insurance, they take extra money from you to give to the insurance corps  Taitertots   Dec-25-10 11:01 AM   #27 
  - That is not what Recursion said n/t  emulatorloo   Dec-25-10 11:05 AM   #28 
  - If you don't buy it, they take your money. It is exactly what he said  Taitertots   Dec-25-10 11:27 AM   #30 
     - What happens if you don't pay the tax?  Fumesucker   Dec-25-10 11:59 AM   #32 
        - You end up without health care and lots more problems n/t  Taitertots   Dec-25-10 02:48 PM   #37 
        - No, what are the *penalties* for not paying the tax?  Fumesucker   Dec-25-10 02:51 PM   #38 
        - Well your wages could get garnished  Recursion   Dec-25-10 03:11 PM   #43 
           - Not if we reach the efficiency of delivery of a number of other nations..  Fumesucker   Dec-25-10 03:23 PM   #44 
  - Um. No  Recursion   Dec-25-10 03:08 PM   #41 
     - The govenrment will only buy you SHITTY insurance that you can't afford to use n/t  eridani   Dec-25-10 08:10 PM   #54 
  - That sounds like Socialism  BlackHoleSon   Dec-25-10 11:40 AM   #31 
  - That's dogma  Recursion   Dec-25-10 03:06 PM   #40 
     - When liberals talk about "freeloaders" they sound like conservatives too.  Hello_Kitty   Dec-25-10 04:03 PM   #48 
     - Now your argument has moved from demonstrating constitutionality to efficiency?  TheKentuckian   Dec-25-10 04:40 PM   #50 
     - Intent is not dogma  BlackHoleSon   Dec-25-10 06:12 PM   #51 
     - It's fact. Otherwise, how do you explain per capital costs in other countries  eridani   Dec-25-10 08:12 PM   #55 
  - It's not a "tax". It's a "fine". The only people who are not going to purchase health insurance  Exilednight   Dec-25-10 12:07 PM   #35 
  - Seriously?  Recursion   Dec-25-10 03:00 PM   #39 
     - They don't receive a subsidy, they receive a tax credit to purchase health insurance .............  Exilednight   Dec-25-10 03:59 PM   #47 
     - Nothing is more useless than a tax credit to people who don't pay much in income tax n/t  eridani   Dec-25-10 08:13 PM   #56 
  - For the supporters of this abomination...  Gravel Democrat   Dec-26-10 07:10 AM   #59 
  - They aren't really making people buy insurance.  JDPriestly   Dec-25-10 12:02 PM   #33 
  - Forcible Broccolli -- Everything Not Prohibited is Mandatory n /t  Paranoid Pessimist   Dec-25-10 12:08 PM   #36 
  - Are we talking state or federal government?  Ter   Dec-26-10 12:05 AM   #57 
  - And just because: I LOVE BROCCOLI! I must've eaten a pound of it yesterday. So mandate away! ;-)  WinkyDink   Dec-26-10 08:53 AM   #61 

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