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The National Governors Association (NGA) reports states are facing a collective $95 billion budget shortfall this year alone. But ObamaCare's expansion of Medicaid will force an additional $118 billion in unfunded mandates onto the states through 2023.
When the Senate was voting on the health-care bill in 2010, we suggested anyone who voted for it ought to serve as a governor and actually try to implement its new mandates and costs. That's the real trick—implementing a more than $2.5 trillion bill that increases costs in a health-care system that is already too expensive, and doing so when state budgets have been roiled by recession.
Originally posted by SeekerofTruth101
It seems that there are still a few whom are not sure what the Healthcare coverages are and who needs to pay and who is exempted. Perhaps the media and grassroot organisations should spend more efforts to reach out to others, to explain and clarify clearly.
But ultimately, the onus is still upon one to WANT to comprehend it. If belligerance rules. they will only fall into politically motivated schemes to win opposition votes, not for the sake of the country, but for personal agendas of greed and power. Ignorances are the major culprits to Democracy, for the ignorant are often made use of and have their free will stolen.
The truth of the matter is that Healthcare will save the nation billions.
Many fools believed that they should not pay for healthcare (or even idiotically call for a rebellion over this issue), and yet, when they fall ill or have medical issues or emergencies, as ALL humans do, where do they go?
They go to the Public hospitals emergency wards and get treated 'FREE', because american doctors will not turn away anyone, or hospital administrators force the poor to pay, unlike repressive nations such as China that turns away patients if they cannot pay, and left to die.
In truth, it is not 'FREE' as those fools believed. Someone else have to pay for the time, efforts and materials. It doesnt drop from the sky. The bills are charged to the federal budgets and deficits and through it, the National Debt, which means EVERYONE is paying for it, and IN FULL, to the tune of billions each year, even to the innocent next generations.
Wherelse, if everyone shares that healthcare costs through insurance schemes, those BILLS can be offset and paid by insurance firms using ethical capitalist methods to invest it for returns and growth, that the govts cannot as it does not indulges in private enterprises, or at least not as full fledged insurance entities. It would mean Billions off the national debts onces healthcare kicks in and shared by all.
Liberty and equality for all, by all means, but then, why should others be made to pay, worse, in FULL to the National Debt, when those whom are not poor, are fully capable of sharing those costs, refuse to pay up when being humans, they would naturally need medical care in their lifetimes, and shoulder that responsibility of society?edit on 2-7-2012 by SeekerofTruth101 because: (no reason given)