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Originally posted by ladyinwaiting
reply to post by Spiramirabilis
Bravo! Excellent! There really is a great deal of patting oneself on the back on this thread. And people are very, very angry over the idea of this possible reform. What is the saying? Fear? Fear makes people mean.
Originally posted by EvolvedMinistry
I read the thread and your ignorant response. That was all I needed. You want to down this kid because the health care industry fed him drugs and he got hooked? YOU CALLED IT A BAD DECISION AND CHOICES ON HIS BEHALF? Who's decision was it to put him on physically addicting drugs for extended periods? HMMMM....I wonder? WOULD IT BE "THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY?" Do me a favor, take one 5 milligram vicodin a day for about 3 months. I'd love to see what happens when you decide to step away.
Let me tell you something, If I had two minutes alone with you, you'd be begging for pain meds for the rest of your life. That's merely an analogy for cancer patients, endometriosis, lupus, AIDS, paraplegics, quadraplegics, GULF WAR SYNDROME, POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER, tendinitis, fibromyalgia, fibrosis, and a million other painful diseases that strike the heart of Americans. Are their ailments the result of bad choices? But don't worry, at some point, God has something in mind for you too. Lets hope the economy doesn't cave in because, if it does, its quite possible that private insurance agencies won't be able to cover the costs of whatever you may need.
Originally posted by TheAftermath
Curiously enough, not a single supporter of this ridiculous BS proposal known as "reform" has taken on the Unconstitutionality of it.
Hmmmm, I wonder why.
Originally posted by Xtrozero
I have a fear and it is not reform. My fear is that we might continue to pump billions into a broken system that is already in place. Where is the reform in that? We all know that a lot of money flows around in our health care system, and the majority doesn't go to the doctors, nurses and workers that do the work.
I took my kid to a clinic that was run by certified nurses with a doctor on call. It was a holiday and the normal hospital was closed except for the emergency room, well my son had pink eye and I wanted him to get treated but really didn’t want to go to the all day wait of an emergency room. Within a few minutes I saw a nurse who treated my son and gave me eye drops…the bill was 20 dollars, and a regular doctor visit with insurance would have been 500?
Originally posted by Watcher-In-The-Shadows
It's funny that I notice some of the same people screaming about how "elitists" are screwing us over and don't care about us are doing that self same thing to those they consider below themselves. Funny old world we live in.
Originally posted by Oatmeal
reply to post by 11b1p
i do have to give you credit though, you at least have a job, and want a better job. keep your head up, you will get there.
Yes he will, still it must be hard for young people, after they turn 18 and thrown out into the world by their parents, to try and get an education, pay for a place to live, have a car, pay for insurance, afford gas, buy food, and pay for some type of health care. The 18 to say 23 year old, with no education or just high school, can only get low paying jobs. Yes, life is tough and cruel, I just think that some people deserve a break. The ones who work and are responsible. Not the lazy, suck off the Govt. types. I pay for my health care and work hard. I don't feel I should subsidize anyone. Just my 2 cents...