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Posted on 06/28/2012 9:39:40 AM PDT by pansgold
Well its over. 0bamacare is now law.
I agree with Chief Justice Roberts decision to uphold the United States Constitution and Article 1, section 8 which clearly makes it the duty of the Congress to lay and collect taxes. . My difficulty and objection to 0bamacare was the way it was passed into law and Speaker Pelosis remark you have to pass the bill in order to find out whats in it. which was plain bunk.
Personally I didnt need additional government run health insurance and coverage because I currently have Medicare and VA medical with prescription drug access. However millions of American citizens, legal residents who work and pay taxes dont have any health insurance or prescription drug coverage.
NO COMPLAINTS as long as we look down on the earth rather than up at it.
My wife is crippled with arthritis. My daughter is bipolar. A grandson is autistic. I suffer from advanced cancer, diabetes and I have had two heart attacks. Before 0bamacare none of us were able to get any private health insurance, nor could we have afforded any private policy because or our pre-existing conditions. Thats over now.
As a compassionate conservative Christian, people in the United States here legally or not need 0bamacare. I want to protect every beating heart from harm no matter what their age.
So far 0bamas Chicago style politics has worked in Washington D.C. Now turn over the documents.
Its not over.
So your wife and others now have health insurance, pray tell me the name of the company or program that is giving them this insurance and what they are paying for it. I have family members with no insurance, they’ve been paying their own way and they are less than minimum wage workers, of course they can’t go to the doctor very often and sometimes I help them, I guess I won’t have to do that anymore, the government will do it instead? You seem so well versed in all this please tell me the where and how of it. So where is all this cheap/free stuff?
Ah heck! We both left off the sarcasm tag didn’t we? Otherwise IBTZ!
This law does nothing to insure the 26-27 million americans without insurance... elderly and illegal aliens included. It may help access to insurance for those who can afford it or are legally entitled to it.
It does mean that those of us who already buy private insurance, and have seen our premiums go up for the last two years... will continue to be burdened.
But they have XBox's and big screen TVs.
Why should I have to pay for people who are here illegally? For people who are breaking the law by their very presence in the country? Health care is not a right. You want to be compassionate, fine, I'm all for compassion. You take them to the doctor and pay for it. I've paid for infertility treatments for my daughter and her husband, not covered by insurance. But don't hold a gun to my head and force me to pay for jose illegal off the street.
funny. I’ve been posting here for a decade. I just don’t live here like you do. BTW I live near Freeper HQ. Do you troll?
Before Ocare... that is just sio much malarkey. The truth is that this bill has expanded governmental power an incredible amount. Moreover today’s ruling has turned this nation upside down.
Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country.
Congress can undo what it does. Get out the vote and get rid of the Rino’s and Rats and get-er done!
People won’t buy the coverage until they have to have it. I just ran my situation through several of the calculators that are online. Under the law in 2014 my insurance would run somewhere between $5,000 and $6,000 (purchased through the exchanges). The penalty would be somewhere between $600 and $700. I am 60+, in good health and run my own business. What I find astonishing that the exchange figures are considerably in excess of what I currently pay. In addition, if I understand it correctly, there is an additional tax on any health insurance worth in excess of $10,000 for an individual (who the heck figures out what a policy is worth anyway?).
This law has so many bad ideas and bad policies its hard to articulate them all. Someone needs find a concise way to start delivering the bad news to voters between now and the election.
Did you ever consider your tax dollars pay for the healthcare of every prisoner and lawbreaker in custody?
You already pay for healthcare for criminals.
“My difficulty and objection to 0bamacare was the way it was passed into law”
Then thank Olympia Snowe for letting this abomination out of Committee. Wihtout her vote, it would never had made it.
I never favored the bill and everyone voting for it can be blamed. Not just the last vote that put the vote tally over the top. If anyone thet voted for the bill had switched their vote the same could be said for them.
I’m not sure why I must now pay for government run insurance I already have through Medicare and the VA.
Some day, death panels will be able to decide that someone in your condition is not worth wasting scarce health care dollars on. Hopefully you have enough resources to be able to obtain health care in another country, assuming that is not made illegal. Or, you could get a waiver if you belong to a favored political class. White middle class conservative? Forget it.
That’s a strawman argument. So because I’m forced to pay for some criminals, I should be forced to pay for additional criminals? Really? That’s like saying because the idiot in the WH has recently refused to enforce immigration law, we shouldn’t enforce other laws. Would you support that? Bet you call the cops if somebody breaks into your house or steals your car. Or is that a law that should be enforced?
The newly "transformed" America wants someone to take care of them, or feels they "deserve" a certain quality of life.
Elections have consequences, giving one party a mandate(especially the wrong one)obviously had constitutional consequences.
Serfdom is here. After 40+ years of brainwashing liberalism "democracy" reigns "supreme", Constitutional Republic will just be words for a(soon to be replaced)history book.
COngress can undo some things. But then you being a compassionate conservative who wants to care for those regardless of legal status will never get ‘er done.
Social Scei=urity was originally upheld because it was a tax. Look what that has wrought. You are delusional if you think Congress or anyone else is going to undo this. The Court (Roberts) was wrong and cowardly. They made a similar error with the Arizona law. This court is a joke.
And good luck getting the do nothing senate to repeal anything
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