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Originally posted by CuriousSkeptic
So does someone want to explain what the incentive is to try to make anything of yourself in this country? Seems to me to get a #ty entry level job, you've got to take on massive college loans. Then if you reach a certain income bracket you've got to pay all these massive amounts of taxes (I think it's 35% of your income now not counting state taxes?) and now if you're trying to make they hit you these mandatory health insurance costs.
What country am I living in? This isn't the America I was raised to believe in.
Originally posted by Eurisko2012
Originally posted by Libertygal
Originally posted by ReelView
Impeach Obama today!
Now that is some change I can believe in.
Throw those 500 plus out on their Arse and start fresh. Clean the slate.
Originally posted by marg6043
reply to post by ChrisCrikey
Is not going to lower anything, all the bill is going to have is that no private insurance will deny coverage for pre existing conditions, the bill will increase cost on premiums by a 13% and the only people that will be gouged out of it is those that work and pay taxes.
Originally posted by x2Strongx
Obamacare Slaps $15,000 Annual Fee on Middle Class Families
(visit the link for the full news article)
The Congressional Budget Office's analysis of the final Senate health care bill indicates it would slap a mandatory annual fee of about $15,000 on middle-class families that earn an annual income greater than 400 percent of the federal poverty level ($88,200 for a family of four) and are not provided with health insurance by their employer.
On Dec. 19, the CBO sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., analyzing the fiscal impact of the bill the Senate is poised to vote on before Christmas.
The CBO analysis cites five basic facts about the bill that acting together would deal a devastating financial blow to many middle-class families if the bill is enacted and enforced as written.
[edit on 12/23/2009 by x2Strongx]
Originally posted by Chett
Why I wonder do all those that think this is a bad idea get labeled 'right wingers'?
Are right wingers the only people that bother to read the bills and do the math? Maybe right wingers are just smarter than everybody else?
Seems odd to me that there is actually anybody left that hasn't figured out there is no real difference between right and left in politics ....
Source: Fox News
WASHINGTON -- The Senate passed a health insurance overhaul on Thursday morning, 60-39, as both Democrats and Republicans held unified in their positions on the massive bill that mandates coverage for about 9 percent of the U.S. population. All 58 Democrats and two independents supported the $871 billion, 10-year package that aims to cover about 30 million Americans. Thirty-nine of 40 Republicans rejected the bill. Kentucky Sen. Jim Bunning, who is retiring this year, did not vote.
Originally posted by Zosynspiracy
reply to post by zz0409
You couldn't afford $350 a month for health insurance?????????? I find that hard to believe.
One of the problems with our country is Americans don't put their health first. I'd love to hear people that complain about how expensive is give up their Ipods, fancy computers, cell phones, and all the other stuff MOST of us don't need.