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2015 FLASHBACK: Donald J. Trump says doctors make too much money (video)
New Zeal ^ | February 18, 2016 | Renee Nal

Posted on 02/19/2016 9:14:14 AM PST by GodGunsGuts

Is there anybody more "all over the map" on healthcare than Donald Trump?...

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1 posted on 02/19/2016 9:14:14 AM PST by GodGunsGuts
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To: Iowa David; JWinNC; RasterMaster; SunshinesStormySummerSon; duffee; The Final Harvest; ...

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2 posted on 02/19/2016 9:14:43 AM PST by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts
In before the - “Do you have video of it straight from his mouth? He didn't say it. Liar!”
3 posted on 02/19/2016 9:16:08 AM PST by Reagan Disciple (Peace through Strength)
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To: GodGunsGuts

Many do make too much due to fraud and waste in the healthcare system driving up the costs. The politicians are ok with this because it makes the insurance companies and bankers more money. That’s why politicians like Cruz and Pelosi have done nothing to fix the system.


4 posted on 02/19/2016 9:17:06 AM PST by patq
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To: GodGunsGuts

Says the guy who brags about being worth billions.


5 posted on 02/19/2016 9:17:19 AM PST by Durbin
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To: GodGunsGuts

Bit by bit Trump reveals who he is. He’s said he is for the obamacare mandate and that he would include Rats in his cabinet. Sure sounds like a Rat in Pub clothing.


6 posted on 02/19/2016 9:19:36 AM PST by wmfights (a stranger in a hostile and foreign land that used to be my home)
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To: GodGunsGuts

Trump is all over the map, period.


7 posted on 02/19/2016 9:19:57 AM PST by ifinnegan (Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell)
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To: ifinnegan

LOL...tru-dat!


8 posted on 02/19/2016 9:21:04 AM PST by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts

Agreed.

The election is FAR too important to not carefully analyse the candidates and choose the best instead of leaving it up to emotion.


9 posted on 02/19/2016 9:22:14 AM PST by Torcert (Veritas odium paret. (Truth creates hatred.) - Terence)
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To: Reagan Disciple
Did you watch the video?

Transcript:

“Just look at your doctor’s bills. I mean you look at the doctor’s bills…you look at what some of these doctors do and the money that they make and you go to other countries and you see what they make and it’s a whole different world. And there are things that you can do to give unbelievable healthcare at a lesser cost – not only to the government, but to the people and a much better healthcare system and there are alot of things and it’s a very complex subject unfortunately but there are many many things that could make it much better.”

BTW, this comment was in the context of fraud and abuse. That pesky thing, context.

10 posted on 02/19/2016 9:23:19 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: GodGunsGuts
Well considering a Vet has to wait for days for treatment and then the Dr. says he's going on vacation, yeah I guess you could say they make to much money...look at their homes, are they as nice as yours? Look at the carS they are driving, are they as nice as yours? How many times do they go out to expensive Restaurants and have dinner? Can you afford to do that?

Yep I would say, looking at my own Dr, they make a lot more money than most of us do...at least the government hasn't ‘farmed’ them out to foreign countries yet...

11 posted on 02/19/2016 9:26:02 AM PST by HarleyLady27 ("The Force Awakens"!!! TRUMP;TRUMP;TRUMP;TRUMP!!! 100%)
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To: ifinnegan

Did you bother watching the entire video? Trump said he could help keep costs down by fighting fraud and abuse, and then Letterman challenged him to show there is fraud and abuse. Trump’s response was to that.


12 posted on 02/19/2016 9:26:38 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: patq

Bingo!


13 posted on 02/19/2016 9:26:59 AM PST by Fido969 ("The hardest thing in the world to understand is income taxes" - Albert Einstein)
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To: GodGunsGuts

Are you an agent-provocateur for the establishment cabal, or do you think that Ted Cruz is Yah’s dedicated servant to restore Christian dominance in America, or are you just so blind you can not see what is going on in America, today?


14 posted on 02/19/2016 9:27:18 AM PST by SubMareener (Save us from Quarterly Freepathons! Become a MONTHLY DONOR!)
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To: GodGunsGuts

“Real estate developers make too much money” is just as valid, and equally wrong.

Simple liberal class warfare...


15 posted on 02/19/2016 9:28:05 AM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: GodGunsGuts

I worked for an agency whose clients were pharmaceutical companies. Part of my job was setting up meetings and events for physicians to listen to a presentation by another physician about a specific dug or product these Rx companies were selling. These doctors who were presenting would make HUGE $$$ as speakers. Anywhere between $1K-$2K per meeting. In addition to reimbursement for meals, travel, etc. Some might do 2-3 per day over a several day span.


16 posted on 02/19/2016 9:28:39 AM PST by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: GodGunsGuts

Frumpy is Ted turner.


17 posted on 02/19/2016 9:28:53 AM PST by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: GodGunsGuts

Poor Doctors barely able to make it...


18 posted on 02/19/2016 9:28:57 AM PST by heights
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To: SubMareener

So I only get those three choices, huh?...lol!


19 posted on 02/19/2016 9:29:38 AM PST by GodGunsGuts
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To: 5thGenTexan

Watch the video. Trump pointed to some of the stuff doctors bill for as proof there is fraud and abuse in the system. He never said they make too much money.


20 posted on 02/19/2016 9:30:33 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: ifinnegan

Hey, he owns that danged map.....what you thinking?/s


21 posted on 02/19/2016 9:32:25 AM PST by annieokie
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To: GodGunsGuts

Well pick another and I will add it to the list.


22 posted on 02/19/2016 9:32:51 AM PST by SubMareener (Save us from Quarterly Freepathons! Become a MONTHLY DONOR!)
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To: Reagan Disciple

;)

Trump On Obamacare: ‘I Like The Mandate’ [VIDEO]

http://dailycaller.com/2016/02/19/trump-on-obamacare-i-like-the-mandate-video/


23 posted on 02/19/2016 9:33:00 AM PST by Syntyr (Happiness is two at low eight!)
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To: longfellow

“Frumpy is Ted turner.”

Not as rich or successful though.


24 posted on 02/19/2016 9:33:15 AM PST by ifinnegan (Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell)
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To: Syntyr

And another lifting out of context attack piece. Pushing those says more about the posters than Trump. And not in a good way.


25 posted on 02/19/2016 9:34:53 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: GodGunsGuts
Everybody who makes more money than me makes too much money!

“No man can stand success, another’s that is.” Mark Twain

26 posted on 02/19/2016 9:35:31 AM PST by urbanpovertylawcenter (the law and poverty collide in an urban setting and sparks fly)
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To: dirtboy

It’s the same ol liberal leftist screed against free market.

Same leftist empty attacks on traditional America as corrupt.


27 posted on 02/19/2016 9:35:32 AM PST by ifinnegan (Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell)
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To: dirtboy
Yep - every doctor over charges. And what we definitely want is US doctors making the same as doctors in Europe and South America because that automatically makes doctors even better!

Tie this in with his war against big Pharma for the Medicare Part D program and the “no one dies in the street”, let's expand Medicare/aid and what he told Cooper last night makes perfect sense.

Replace Obamacare with Trumpcare.

28 posted on 02/19/2016 9:35:50 AM PST by Reagan Disciple (Peace through Strength)
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To: SubMareener

You left one out:

3. Or do you just think Trump is a big government, liberal crony capitalist dirtbag?

I think most honest, principled people would say, “yup” to No. 3.

The trumpeters...not so much. Now, cue the trumpeters turning this statement back to Cruz without even remotely trying to counter anything I said in 3....2....1....


29 posted on 02/19/2016 9:35:58 AM PST by Axeslinger (Trump: the Kaitlyn Jenner of conservatism. One's not a woman, one's not a conservative.)
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To: heights

{Poor Doctors barely able to make it...}

so you support class warfare? Interesting. And you call yourself a conservative why?


30 posted on 02/19/2016 9:36:59 AM PST by Axeslinger (Trump: the Kaitlyn Jenner of conservatism. One's not a woman, one's not a conservative.)
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To: ifinnegan
Have you watched the video? I did, both of them. Trump never said doctors make too much money. That was lifted out of context of him responding to Letterman's demand to show there is abuse and fraud in the system.

You don't like Trump, fine. But I think it's pathetic when the hyper-partisans on both sides pull this kind of crap instead of sticking to what the candidates actually say.

31 posted on 02/19/2016 9:37:40 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy

I do see he is again pining for the better healthcare in other countries. I wonder if Ireland’s socialized healthcare system is on that list still?


32 posted on 02/19/2016 9:37:55 AM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: 5thGenTexan

And that is a legitimate point of discussion, he clearly is saying that. I just am getting really tired of these out-of-context attacks.


33 posted on 02/19/2016 9:40:28 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: HarleyLady27

Yeah, that’s not fair at all! Everything should be free! Doctors shouldn’t make any more than the guy who works the fryer at Burger King.
Are you a socialist? Because you sure do sound like Bernie right now.


34 posted on 02/19/2016 9:41:07 AM PST by chae (The Lannisters send their regards--Game of Thrones)
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To: patq

Why don’t you make one of your typical brilliant statements like “that’s ancient history”?


35 posted on 02/19/2016 9:43:00 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: dirtboy

I read your number ten. I was responding to the transcript you provided.

I actually don’t think Trump believes much of what he says, if that makes you feel better.


36 posted on 02/19/2016 9:43:32 AM PST by ifinnegan (Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell)
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To: ifinnegan

And there is more to that transacript. That response was directly after Letterman challenged Trump’s claim that there was waste and fraud in the system. Try reading it again in that context.


37 posted on 02/19/2016 9:44:52 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy

Well, I see that tone there, as well as a sniff of “price controls”. What is your take?


38 posted on 02/19/2016 9:44:57 AM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: GodGunsGuts

Sounds like he agrees with Obama about people making enough money. Except for real estate developers.


39 posted on 02/19/2016 9:46:40 AM PST by Rusty0604 (oh the stories I could tell. but I really don't think scalia's death is suspiciou.)
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To: HarleyLady27

You can always go to the free clinic if it makes your feel better.


40 posted on 02/19/2016 9:47:15 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: GodGunsGuts

Trump likes the mandate.


41 posted on 02/19/2016 9:47:22 AM PST by kik5150 (Cruz argued 9 times before Supreme Court judges. Trump argues with beauty pageant judges.)
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To: patq

You sound like a lot of other flaming liberals.


42 posted on 02/19/2016 9:48:39 AM PST by Rusty0604 (oh the stories I could tell. but I really don't think scalia's death is suspiciou.)
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To: dirtboy

“That response was directly after Letterman challenged Trump’s claim that there was waste and fraud in the system.”

Most of the waste and fraud harms the Doctors and lowers their incomes due to government programs where the Doctor it hospital is left unpaid and have to cover it.


43 posted on 02/19/2016 9:49:03 AM PST by ifinnegan (Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell)
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To: 5thGenTexan

I see a somewhat misguided look at the overall quality of European health care but not a call for price controls - more a need to let competition cull out waste because if one system allows waste and the other doesn’t, the one that doesn’t tends to thrive and grow.


44 posted on 02/19/2016 9:49:10 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: Durbin

Give him time he will flip flop on any issue


45 posted on 02/19/2016 9:49:29 AM PST by italianquaker
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To: Axeslinger

Or do you just think Trump is a big government, liberal crony capitalist dirtbag?

- - - - - - -
I really think that statement is covered under “are you just so blind you can not see what is going on in America, today?”

If you think that anyone who is supported by Goldman-Sacks and the rest of the cronies in the financial system are for smaller government, you are seriously deluded. Under which one of these establishment types has government ever gotten smaller?


46 posted on 02/19/2016 9:51:35 AM PST by SubMareener (Save us from Quarterly Freepathons! Become a MONTHLY DONOR!)
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To: ifinnegan

I’m sorry, but the growth in health care costs is full of waste, made possible to a large extent by a lack of competition and no real incentive or ability for a lot of consumers to apply market considerations. I think Trump sees that as low-hanging fruit. I know I would love to have a large HSA that I could roll over along with a high-deductible plan that kicks in at the upper limit of my HSA. Instead, Obamacare trimmed my HSA contibutions down, and I can’t roll it over.


47 posted on 02/19/2016 9:51:42 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: HarleyLady27

They also had to pay for a lot more education than most. They have to put in more hours working than most. Comparing their house to yours is pure communism, comrade.


48 posted on 02/19/2016 9:52:09 AM PST by Rusty0604 (oh the stories I could tell. but I really don't think scalia's death is suspiciou.)
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To: dirtboy

How does he solve “charge too much” without price controls?


49 posted on 02/19/2016 9:56:31 AM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: 5thGenTexan

Let competition and market forces drive that. Forces largely absent in the present system.


50 posted on 02/19/2016 10:02:01 AM PST by dirtboy
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