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    The new obamacare.

    strip away the benefits and the stuff that works. make it more expensive with bigger penalties for a lapse in coverage. make sure no normal person can afford it if they need it. take away medicaid from those that need it. potentially set up a monthly tax credit which sounds an awful lot like a monthly entitlement check that these people seem to hate.

    included huff post link for maximum trigger.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/...ushpmg00000009
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    You mean the Trump administration cares more about ultra-rich corporations than normal people?? But he promised!!!

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    Did anyone actually think they'd leave Medicaid alone?
    I turned off signatures. So should you.

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    Bill 610 repeals the No Hungry Kids Act

    we are at the point where our government is taking (nutritious) food from children

    not evil at all

    nope

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    Quote Originally Posted by Average Joe View Post
    Bill 610 repeals the No Hungry Kids Act

    we are at the point where our government is taking (nutritious) food from children

    not evil at all

    nope
    those damn poor children and their entitlements.
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    at least we have that wall coming

    that will solve everything

    Phase 1: Build a border wall between Mexico and US.
    Phase 2: ???
    Phase 3: America is Great Again

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    Quote Originally Posted by Average Joe View Post
    Phase 1: Build a border wall between Mexico and US.
    Phase 2: ???
    Phase 3: America is Great Again
    Sig-worthy.


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    No more posts. Jibs wins internet for May 31.

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    Touching Medicaid just guarantees the GOP will lose big in 2018.

    Only positive out of all this is that perhaps this will speed up the arrival of some sort of Single Payer system in this country.

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    Why not get rid of Social Security and Medicare as well?

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    Don't get sick, Don't get old, Best have a job until you die. Paul Ryan just doesn't give up does he?

    With technology advancing at a rapid rate, we need to shed this idea that people having a job or labor is what guarantees you won't die in the streets. Isn't the main purpose of technology to make our lives easier so we don't have to work as much? Healthcare, Education, and a livable wage needs to be paramount in terms of priority or we will all be eating the soilent green soon enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Average Joe View Post
    at least we have that wall coming

    that will solve everything

    Phase 1: Build a border wall between Mexico and US.
    Phase 2: ???
    Phase 3: America is Great Again
    Hahaha
    All creature will die and all the things will be broken.

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    I didn't even talk about how you live in a shack and shit in the fucking forest.
    Quote Originally Posted by SonGohan View Post
    I mean, at least I didn't say your wife should divorce you or comment on your need to play RE while shitting or whatever else was said.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wyo View Post
    Why not get rid of Social Security and Medicare as well?
    They're working on it. It's all part of making America great (and safe) again.


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    No more posts. Jibs wins internet for May 31.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jibbajaba View Post
    They're working on it. It's all part of making America great (and safe) again.
    yep. the ryancare bill is going to raid medicare for funding and as of 2020 it could be completely crippled.

    social security is next.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Average Joe View Post
    at least we have that wall coming

    that will solve everything

    Phase 1: Build a border wall between Mexico and US.
    Phase 2: ???
    Phase 3: America is Great Again
    Phase 2 = Completely destroy the environment.

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    Did they leave in taxing employer provided health insurance as income?
    There was no immunity to cuckoo ideas on Earth.
    Here was the reason human beings could not reject ideas because they were bad: "Ideas on Earth were badges of friendship or enmity.
    Their content didn't matter. Friends agreed with friends, in order to express friendliness. Enemies disagreed with enemies, in order to express enmity.

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    The ACA replacement won't pass.

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    Nobody is happy with it. Heritage isn't happy with it and no one to the left of Heritage is happy with it, for different reasons. GOP never should have caught the car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SML View Post
    Nobody is happy with it. Heritage isn't happy with it and no one to the left of Heritage is happy with it, for different reasons. GOP never should have caught the car.
    Liberals were not overjoyed about the ACA either. It was a half-measure in lieu of a public option. The problem is the Republicans want to "fix" the wrong things (as usual).

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    Why do dumbass Americans whine about the inherent parasitism of socialized medicine, while saying fuckall about the government enforced tyranny of hospital monopolies, corraling you poor fucks into paying 20 bucks for every perforated square of toilet paper you wipe your asses with?

    Where's the justice in billing a family the price of a mid sized house for every year their kid has leukemia or something?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Poonman View Post
    Why do dumbass Americans whine about the inherent parasitism of socialized medicine, while saying fuckall about the government enforced tyranny of hospital monopolies corraling you poor fucks into paying 20 bucks for every perforated square of toilet paper you wipe your asses with?

    Where's the justice in billing a family the price of a mid sized house for every year your kid has leukemia or something?
    Commie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Poonman View Post
    Where's the justice in billing a family the price of a mid sized house for every year their kid has leukemia or something?
    wheres the profit in not charging them the price of a mid sized house every year for leukemia treatments?

    its essentially legal blackmail where if you dont pay up, you die.
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    at least we still have the right to die

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    Quote Originally Posted by cdamm View Post
    its essentially legal blackmail where if you dont pay up, you die.
    This strikes at the heart of "private healthcare".

    If you've got appendicitis, which hospital are you going to? There's no time to shop around, because you've got a matter of hours before you're keeling over in sepsis.

    If you've got appendicitis, how much would you pay for an appendectomy? Any rational actor would say "exactly all of my money and every bit of debt I can incur", because the alternative is a horrible painful death.

    There's never going to be a sane market for healthcare, because it violates so many of the basic assumptions of a market economic model.

    Single-payer is the only option. Around the world, dozens of other countries faced this crisis, and solved the problem with a social health care program. We, alone, decided to fight that reality.
    I turned off signatures. So should you.

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    I think the answer to the overpay-or-die problem is deregulation. Deregulate the banks. Deregulate the medical field. Deregulate and get out of the way. Let the market do its thing. It'll be fine. Totally fine. Let them police themselves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fakeXsound View Post
    I think the answer to the overpay-or-die problem is deregulation. Deregulate the banks. Deregulate the medical field. Deregulate and get out of the way. Let the market do its thing. It'll be fine. Totally fine. Let them police themselves.
    Every time that happens it's the people who get fucked.
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