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posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 07:21 PM
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Now the costs 'out of pocket' would be much higher then the 'up-front' cost of taxes.

A nice video on the basic subject.




posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 07:26 PM
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a reply to: FyreByrd

And it would cut out a lot of the parasitical middle men who take a massive cut off the top while performing no healthcare related function ..

But then the big insurance companies wouldn’t be able to rape and pillage tax dollars and the population in general..



There is only one side of the political spectrum stopping us fro swapping over..

And they wil lie about death panels and anything else to keep their lobbiests happy..


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posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 07:30 PM
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Didn't watch the video, I, like most people, probably already think they pay to much. Between income and property tax, I get half of what I earn. I'm then taxed anytime I spend what i have left. If I'm lucky to have enough money to pass onto my family, they will take 30 percent of that as well.

I'm just assuming that this topic involved "paying a little more" for socialist utopia.
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posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 07:35 PM
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originally posted by: JoshuaCox
a reply to: FyreByrd

And it would cut out a lot of the parasitical middle men who take a massive cut off the top while performing no healthcare related function ..

But then the big insurance companies wouldn’t be able to rape and pillage tax dollars and the population in general..



There is only one side of the political spectrum stopping us fro swapping over..

And they wil lie about death panels and anything else to keep their lobbiests happy..


A Gruber cultist! Nice to meet you!

My sister is a Doctor.

Obamacare added 2 fulltime people to her small clinic just to handle the paperwork.

She now makes less than me, a lowly blue-collar worker.

Health insurance companies are regulated to death... for instance, they are only allowed to make a 2% profit.

When a silly law added pre-existing conditions, they still made a 2% profit.

So you actually have no clue what you are talking about on this subject.

As for the OP, it is nice until you add in 318 million people.

Oh! And would like to own a car... throwing Denmark in there as a comparison is just silly.

What we COULD do is throw away OBAMACARE and allow market competition over state lines.

That alone would deliver a decent service at a decent cost.

Then we wouldn't have to talk about taking our economy and collapsing it.


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edit on Thu Jul 12 2018 by DontTreadOnMe because: Reaffirming Our Desire For Productive Political Debate (REVISED)



posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 07:46 PM
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a reply to: MisterSpock

No actually it concerns paying less by cutying our parasitical health insurance companies.



posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 07:50 PM
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a reply to: JoshuaCox

So I can pay less tax and get free things, sounds too good to be true.

I remember a saying that involves that.

Does Denmark have a similar population size as us? Do their taxes go to as much defense spending percentage wise? Is Denmark able to be a world leader in defense and aid for the rest of the world while providing all this free stuff to their citizens?



posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 07:52 PM
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Insurance is in general under the 80/20 rule in using premium money.



posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 07:53 PM
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a reply to: Lumenari

A) isn’t it “the left” who is supposed to be calling people Nazis for little to no reason??


Lol

B) That’s an anecdotal tale.. that is not a serious response to a policy.


Please explain why it is a good thing to allow insurance companies to make .30 off every dollar spent on healthcare???

C) Obama care was a carbon copy of Romney care. Where they still allowed the insurance companies to be involved but capped the percentage profits they could make.


Every other modern country has dropped insurance companies because they are parasites and preform no healthcare related function..


They take 30% off the top as their profit margin and don’t even preform a health care related function.

It is a parasite industry that shouldn’t exist and Has caused our health care costs to skyrocket.


D) it blows my mind how propagandized people are..



posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 07:55 PM
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a reply to: FyreByrd

A little fact that people forget when comparing these European socialist 'utopias' to the United States is these small Countries get to live their lifestyle under the protection of the U.S. backed NATO.

Denmark, a favorite used by the socialists to compare and bash the U.S., currently only pays 1.17% of their GDP yet get to live safe and secure with the full backing of the U.S. led NATO.

Let them pay their 2% minimum, or better yet, just let the U.S. worry about itself and let Europe take care of their own defense, and see how fast priorities change.


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posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 07:57 PM
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no, I choose economic and social mobility and the opportunity to excel over giving the government more control over my life and finances

the hell is wrong with you!!

this is like union employee's giving up $12 an hour to a pension fund that will end up totaling $500k+ when you could have purchased an apartment building or 5 in the same time frame and ended up with a $10-15,000 a month steady income from rental properties instead

no I'll take self governance any day of the week

NO THANKS!!!!!!!!!

don't fall for this BS
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posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 08:02 PM
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a reply to: MisterSpock

No you can pay a small amount more in taxes and pay 5 times less on healthcare..

Obviously.

Just like every other western country on the planet.. because insurance companies are parasites not preforming a medical function..



I really hate that people are so easily propagandized .


They literally have people trained to hate things on command..

It is super sad really..



posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 08:06 PM
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Sweden could totally kick Denmark's butt....however....I think Denmark could kick Finland's butt.

www.globalfirepower.com...

No matter who you choose in this tricky Scandinavian battle royal...it'll be over in 15 minutes and everyone will get patched up for free at the Hospital.



...if Finland would just buy 1 more tank or jet.....changes everything.
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posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 08:06 PM
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a reply to: toysforadults

lol the government already has total control over your finances..

They print what you use as money with zero tangible backing..


They tell you it is ok for you to own property and drop be your car.. he’ll they let you use their money to buy a car In he first place..


But to the actual topic at hand..


WHAT DO YOU THINK YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY DOES LOL?!?!

You give them 300 a month and countless tax dollars.. and they tell you what you can and cannot do medically..

And they don’t even preform a healthcare related function!!!

It’s propaganda for stupid people..



posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 08:09 PM
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Who new it could be this good?



posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 08:10 PM
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a reply to: JoshuaCox

Sorry, the questions I asked you were rhetorical. I'm sure you have a socialist talking point for everything. The reality is that less government control and more capitalist competition is better for the consumer. Even with health care.

Term limits, eliminate lobbying and break up the small in network insurance networks would greatly benefit the American taxpayer. But that's no good is it. You want a government official to walk you down the street and help you buy a loaf of bread.



posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 08:13 PM
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a reply to: JoshuaCox

The Fed is privately owned with Citibank having the largest share by over 30%

Try again



posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 08:14 PM
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A couple of monopolistic companies running insurance should be great for rates and care. They wouldn't do price fixing would they.



posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 08:15 PM
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a reply to: wdkirk

I pay 300 dollars a month for health care I haven't used in years. That's another 10 to 20 percent of my income. On top of the 30 percent in income tax and 15 percent in property tax I pay.

Ain't socialism great. If the government gave me a free house and free food. They could take 100 percent of my wages. Awesome win. What more do you need.

ETA: to be clear, prior to ocare I was paying about 120 a month for a catastrophe policy. High deductible and high out of pocket. Ocare is a tax, nothing more. I know many that didn't even have a catastrophe policy like I had that are now paying 300 to 400 a month.
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posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 08:18 PM
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a reply to: stosh64

Who exactly wants to fight the Danish as long as we have bacon, there will only be peace

Surely America needs to pay more of its GDP than others as it loves being the world leader, you as a populace may get tired of risking your lives for others but your leaders still seem to get a kick from being seen as the greatest, everything possible in the American dream

Maybe you should also be pushing your politicians to spend less on war

en.wikipedia.org...

And I agree let the europeans take care of our defense and American taxes should be spent on Americans



posted on Jul, 12 2018 @ 08:20 PM
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a reply to: JoshuaCox


By law (thank Obamacare) the maximum profit is 15% for corporate health insurance, and 20% for individual health insurance companies.



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