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Bernie Sanders is set to debate Ted Cruz on the subject of health care in America on CNN next Wednesday night.

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Bernie Sanders is set to debate Ted Cruz on the subject of health care in America on CNN next Wednesday night.

 

Bernie sure is busy. Amazing vitality.

 

What ever happened to whats'r'name? ............Hillary somebody?

 

Probably busy making plans to flee the country in the middle of the night.

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Bernie sure is busy. Amazing vitality.

 

What ever happened to whats'r'name? ............ Hillary somebody?

 

Probably busy making plans to flee the country in the middle of the night.

 

Hope she doesn't have to dodge any bullets getting onto THAT flight!  ;)

 

 

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Town of Kermit, West Virginia  population 400, sues five pharmaceutical giants.

 

http://wvmetronews.com/2017/01/31/town-of-kermit-population-400-sues-five-pharmaceutical-giants/

 

http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2017/02/02/440620.htm

 

This is David taking on 5 Goliaths!!  

 

Makes me proud to be a West Virginian. :)

 

 

Meanwhile coal mines can now dump waste into streams causing more people downstream to get sick.  These streams eventually end up in drinking water - either wells or water systems.

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Bernie sure is busy. Amazing vitality.

 

What ever happened to whats'r'name? ............Hillary somebody?

 

Probably busy making plans to flee the country in the middle of the night.

 

Here's a post that happened at YT half hour ago - rumour that Hillary tried to sneak out of the country. Definitely piqued my tickle spot.

 

It's surely "fake news" - but oh, how delicious if it wasn't.

 

 

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Any way that the Super Bowl special op could

dislocate Brady's shoulder? Just wondering.

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Here's a post that happened at YT half hour ago - rumour that Hillary tried to sneak out of the country. Definitely piqued my tickle spot.

 

It's surely "fake news" - but oh, how delicious if it wasn't.

 

 

 

I saw a headline about that yesterday in line at the supermarket on a copy of  the NATIONAL INQUIRER.  So that's a clue too.

 

 

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IMO Bernie Sanders destroyed Ted Cruz in the health care debate last night with brilliant jujutsu moves.  He was constantly thanking Ted for making his point for him and really confirmed that the GOP doesn't see health care as a right.  Access to health care as Cruz puts it is not the same as guaranteeing coverage.  It's simple.

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IMO Bernie Sanders destroyed Ted Cruz in the health care debate last night with brilliant jujutsu moves.  He was constantly thanking Ted for making his point for him and really confirmed that the GOP doesn't see health care as a right.  Access to health care as Cruz puts it is not the same as guaranteeing coverage.  It's simple.

 

The "injustice" of any of their tax dollars going to pay for any other person's needs when that person should be taking care of themselves is a cornerstone of conservative belief. Needy = lazy to many people. Deprivation and hardship are prime motivators for success, so let them starve/get sick/become homeless/watch their children suffer, and they'll "raise themselves up by the boot-straps" and become solid citizens. 

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Don't Tell Bernie Sanders But Healthcare Is Not Immune To The Laws Of Economics

One of the great things about economics is that it is devoid of all mysticism. Every person, good, service, and dollar is treated equally — nothing is special or above the rules. There’s nothing about the supply of or demand for apples that is categorically different from that of oranges. Since every good or service demanded by anybody is scarce, economics treats apples, oranges, computers, haircuts, education, and health care in the same way.

There is not a special branch of economic theory that only applies to health care. Economists may focus on health issues, but they use the same basic set of tools as economists who focus on energy, or any other area for that matter.

 

ZERO HEDGE > http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-02-11/dont-tell-bernie-sanders-healthcare-not-immune-laws-economics

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Can't disagree with that Jake.  But my biggest complaint  about "heathcare reform"  as y'all should know by now is that it only centers on INSURANCE, and NOT  how physicians go about their business.  Like padding and gouging insurance claims.  Or providing services not asked for or needed and having our insurance cover what they will and leaving the rest of us with costly co-pays.    We need more OVERSIGHT than looking the other way. 

 

 

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Don't Tell Bernie Sanders But Healthcare Is Not Immune To The Laws Of Economics

 

Since every good or service demanded by anybody is scarce, economics treats apples, oranges, computers, haircuts, education, and health care in the same way.

 

Only a blithering Republitard would not know that medical attention is more important than apples or oranges or computers or haircuts - or even education when one's life is on the line.

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The "injustice" of any of their tax dollars going to pay for any other person's needs when that person should be taking care of themselves is a cornerstone of conservative belief. Needy = lazy to many people. Deprivation and hardship are prime motivators for success, so let them starve/get sick/become homeless/watch their children suffer, and they'll "raise themselves up by the boot-straps" and become solid citizens. 

Lawrence, you forgot to add something to your post, but I'll oblige.  After 'become solid citizens', let's tack on.....or die trying!

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Only a blithering Republitard would not know that medical attention is more important than apples or oranges or computers or haircuts - or even education when one's life is on the line.

 

And THAT is part of my complaint too, Dark.  Many doctor's will exploit people's fear of death to achieve the opportunity to give treatments, and WITHOUT mentioning any other and more affordable options with complete disregard of the patient's lack of adequate coverage or ability to absorb the expense.  And WON'T hesitate to use the courts to force recompense for "services" given.

 

My sister in law goes to a doctor named Khan (aptly pronounced "con")  who insists she go in every four weeks for what HE calls "prevetive medicine".  So typically, she goes in feeling just fine, he finds nothing wrong, and he charges her BC/BS $175.00 of which she pays a $30.00 co-pay.  This has been going on for the last 20 years that I know of.

 

I only go to my doctor when I'm not feeling well or just an annual check up.

 

 

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And THAT is part of my complaint too, Dark.  Many doctor's will exploit people's fear of death to achieve the opportunity to give treatments, and WITHOUT mentioning any other and more affordable options with complete disregard of the patient's lack of adequate coverage or ability to absorb the expense.  And WON'T hesitate to use the courts to force recompense for "services" given.

 

My sister in law goes to a doctor named Khan (aptly pronounced "con")  who insists she go in every four weeks for what HE calls "prevetive medicine".  So typically, she goes in feeling just fine, he finds nothing wrong, and he charges her BC/BS $175.00 of which she pays a $30.00 co-pay.  This has been going on for the last 20 years that I know of.

 

I only go to my doctor when I'm not feeling well or just an annual check up.

 

So what's stopping her from going to your doctor?

 

Or any other doctor?

 

Doesn't America have millions of 'em?

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My sister in law goes to a doctor named Khan (aptly pronounced "con")  who insists she go in every four weeks for what HE calls "prevetive medicine".  So typically, she goes in feeling just fine, he finds nothing wrong, and he charges her BC/BS $175.00 of which she pays a $30.00 co-pay.  This has been going on for the last 20 years that I know of.

 

I only go to my doctor when I'm not feeling well or just an annual check up.

 

 

Sepiatone

 

He is aptly named!  Ironically the one below WILL make you much better.

 

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BROWNSTEIN:" I believe they have a more fundamental problem, which is that the Republican alternatives to the Obamacare would lower costs for younger and healthier people, who mostly vote democratic, at the price of raising costs and diminishing access for older people with greater health needs who mostly vote Republican. Go through the ideas, interstate sale of insurance, health safely accounts, repealing the individual mandate, repealing the individual mandate, all of these may, in fact, mean less costs for young people who have been asked under the Obamacare to buy more insurance than they probably want as a way of reducing the price on older people.

And now, if you unwind that, essentially you have the risk that, at a time when a majority of Trump’s votes came from whites over 45, when 60 percent of the House Republicans represent districts that are older than the national average, that is the group, the 45 to 65 working age adults right before Medicare are the biggest losers potentially in a Republican replacements and they are the cornerstone of the Republican coalition."

 

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/face-the-nation-transcript-february-12-2017-schumer-flake-miller/

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So what's stopping her from going to your doctor?

 

Or any other doctor?

 

Doesn't America have millions of 'em?

Your guess is as good as anyone's in this case.  We've all been telling her for YEARS to quit seeing that fool.  He's also been milking her husband's sciatica for over two years now and he STILL can't walk upright and without pain.  All he's done is prescribe painkillers that he doesn't take because all THEY do is put him to sleep.  And as he's the one who does all the driving, he doesn't want to risk being dopey whenever they need to go anywhere.

 

 

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Your guess is as good as anyone's in this case.  We've all been telling her for YEARS to quit seeing that fool.  He's also been milking her husband's sciatica for over two years now and he STILL can't walk upright and without pain.  All he's done is prescribe painkillers that he doesn't take because all THEY do is put him to sleep.  And as he's the one who does all the driving, he doesn't want to risk being dopey whenever they need to go anywhere.

 

I'll take 'em!

 

Ask him if he'll mail them to me!

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"Now back in 1927 an American socialist, Norman Thomas, six times candidate for president on the Socialist Party ticket, said the American people would never vote for socialism. But he said under the name of liberalism the American people will adopt every fragment of the socialist program. One of the traditional methods of imposing statism or socialism on a people has been by way of medicine. It's very easy to disguise a medical program as a humanitarian project. Most people are a little reluctant to oppose anything that suggests medical care for people who possibly can't afford it."

 

Ronald Reagan

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"Now back in 1927 an American socialist, Norman Thomas, six times candidate for president on the Socialist Party ticket, said the American people would never vote for socialism. But he said under the name of liberalism the American people will adopt every fragment of the socialist program. One of the traditional methods of imposing statism or socialism on a people has been by way of medicine. It's very easy to disguise a medical program as a humanitarian project. Most people are a little reluctant to oppose anything that suggests medical care for people who possibly can't afford it."

 

Ronald Reagan

 

Man, that guy was a dumbazz. Only a Republitard would think that was anything worth saying without embarrassment.

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Man, that guy was a dumbazz. Only a Republitard would think that was anything worth saying without embarrassment.

 

Ya gotta remember Dark.  We still have tons of dunderheads in this country who still believe communism and socialism  are intended totalitarian types of government and not just mere economic theories.  And that it's completely possible to have a communist system of economics in a democracy.

 

And don't you find it peculiar that people will denounce SOCIALISM while still clamoring to get themselves on "social media"?

 

 

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