Its going to work and its going to be a good thing no matter how many idiots try to sabotage it.
That is true, I even heard that even those who oppose it say its too late for the opposition to stop it.
I think it is too late for the opponents to stop it.
And here I was under the impression that you could think rationally!
Name ONE thing that Politicians and the Government have gotten into that has ever worked better than the civilian equivalent, has worked right, has cost as originally projected, didn't take for ever, didn't get expanded into an unmanageable mess and wasn't designed as a vote getting tool.
I think it's a step in the right direction, but it remains to be seen if it will actually drive down the costs of medical procedures and drugs. I think going to a single-payer system is probably what we should have done, but that's not going to happen in this country any time soon.
give peace a chance and it will all work out, the old system was broke already (Bill Clinton said so),,my Dad taught me if something is already broke what can you hurt to try and fix it ?so we have fixed a lot of things others would have put in the trash ,,,,with the right person this can be fixed too
It's about time that health insurance was made available in the US for all, not just the healthy.
The Obamacare doesn't seem to be going very well. The government spent a boatload of American tax dollars on a website where people can sign up for Obamacare, only the website wasn't working properly & people couldn't sign up, which created confusion. Now I'm hearing that many employers want to cut workers from full time to part time so as not to have to provide health insurance, because the workers can just sign up for Obamacare instead.
Owners of Fortune 500 companies are some of the cheapest people around. How do you think they got so rich in the first place? Anyway, just because the government will give you health insurance doesn't mean you can afford to work fewer hours & make less money...I mean, you still have the same household expenses, right?
I never lived in Canada
So my response may be unique but I personally think it is a doomed to fail policy.
Background information about me:
22 Year old male - no major health issues and healthy.
If I did not have health insurance from my employment right now then here is the reasons Obamacare would suck. ( My opinions of course. )
1. At 22 years old healthy I would be required by law to pay something to the tune of $275 every month.
2. At that minimum policy of $275 a month my deductible for anything major can be up to $5,000 annually and then the insurance would kick in to pay 90% of the remaining balance where the last 10% I would need to foot the bill.
3. If you DO NOT have health insurance even if jobless the Internal Revenue Services ( IRS ) can and will charge you something like $95 dollars the first year of being uncovered the next year it can be something to the tune of $500.
( For exact policy review source below. )
4. If I had children / married and had to pay for myself Obamacare could certainly be more than $275 a month and would begin to be at the tune of 500+ if not more...
Ways to make it better for Americans ( Middle Class )
1. Instead of forcing us to pay from our spendable income, this medical charge should be automatically taxed prior to taxes to be used a government service ( Like Police Officers / Fire Fighters etc... )
2. If the taxes were increased we would see a drop in our spendable income levels but then it would truly be a universal health care policy to where we all pitch in a little bit automatically to pay the doctors / service charges etc etc.
That is just my two cents but I'd love to hear your thought ChillyWilly82
Oh yes and the SOURCE
Even though we are against increase in taxes, this would be a wonderful program that I would pay more in taxes to have as a universal medical service to all citizens of our country.
Yes, it will be paying more, but how many children and people have died from preventable illnesses that could have been treated earlier on but they could not pay the bill for insurance or un covered insurance?
How many people have become bankrupt from uncovered medical bills?
Our system right is designed to break us and it will not work in the long run until a charge is created.
That's an interesting and reasonable proposal. I commend you for putting some thought into an alternative instead of just foaming at the mouth over socialism and stewing over what has already come to pass.
Once it is fully implemented and people find out that having health insurance with rules doesn't suck it will be popular. Republicans hated Social Security when it came out and have always hated it. Same with Medicare. Maybe in a generation or two the US can join the industrialized world with a single payer system.
Hot garbage...thats my thoughts on it. And he can shove it.
Adding...anything coming from a lying backwards turkey has got to be no good.
Perfect example...Obama proclaimed to be a christian when he became president. Thats his first lie because no way on earth he could have lived up to it in that devil rank that he stands in. What true christian would sign off on abortion? gay marriage? High five with Jay-z a satanic hellian? To name a few
It'll be just fine.
It's stupid and idiotic
Nope... All I know is both my mom and dad say its stupid and idiotic so I know it's stupid and idiotic... They don't explain why though:/
And what part of 'if you like your health care coverage you can keep it' was he telling the truth about? You like paying $469/month for lousy coverage? You're certainly welcome to your opinion just as I am to mine. It's going to fail. Even obama doesn't call it obamacare anymore.
He knew when he was saying it that he was lying. He's lied about so many things he cannot be trusted. I don't believe he loves this country.
Oh please. How can you respect someone who's lied, like him, to millions and millions of people? I can't respect someone who spews sycophantic talking points put out by this president and his libtard media.
I still haven't made up my mind. I'll get back to you.
i love these comedy posts
nice try at an insult, larry.. examine the whole obamacare package with a open mind and you will come to the conclusion that it was ill concieved. i have no loyalty to any party.
SOCIALISM mass marketed with lies! It is nearly worthless, wasteful, and loaded with more rules, regulations, fees, fines and Communism!
Enjoy your rationing and troops on every corner to keep the peace ....
And you guys have been holding you greedyassed hand out since then too!!!
Give you free stuff at the expense of the people who actually work, produce and create jobs.
What happens when we all quit and go on the dole? Government run EVERYTHING!
Sound familiar? It's Communism!
Not well thought out.
When you do a rush job it always ends up sloppy.
I hope it's designed to fail. Why should we pay a middle man for doing nothing (private insurance company) for doing nothing than following the law? Seems to me, a single payer system works for the majority of us while a "pay" system works for those who can afford personality as part of heath care. I don't want pain or death..... It's all I ask.
2 trillion dollar joke or one sixth of of our gnp for the year why oh why didnt we go single payer and be done with it there was no sense in kissing the insurance companies *****