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reply to post by snarky412
Good on her, but i doubt Obama will care enough to do anything about it...
reply to post by HomerinNC
Well, yes my friend, I do have a clue - over here we have health insurances, too. Since 1883.
ManFromEurope...isn't there a lower limit determining the amount you have to pay while getting paid low-level-salary?
ManFromEurope...All in all: many people have not enough money to pay their bills. That is a bitter problem, but not the problem of a health insurance - which might save your live (or at least your possessions later on) as soon as the hospital bills starting to drop in.
I don't think any President or any member of congress for the last 40 years has had any idea how hard it is for the average American to make ends meet. With that being said Obama and his administration is far and away the most out of touch any politician has been. It's mind boggling to those of us who aren't drowning in the kool-aid.
reply to post by ManFromEurope
You my friend, don't live in this country, so you don't have a clue.
You might understand somewhat, if there are similiar circumstances, but you don't really know.
Parents don't give a good goddamn about the health in the future, when their kids TODAY HAVE TO EAT.
To make someone pay more money NOW for something they might NEVER NEED, is damn near criminal in my book
I am also ashamed to be an American...but for a completely different reason than you sir,that's for sure! I'm not sure what your profession is or what social class you are a part of,but if you think that the problem with this country is that people are whiny and too lazy to work you are totally out of touch with reality lol. The problem with this country is that the richer-than-God corporations put ALL of these puppet politicians in power and their only concern is power and greed. Democrat/Republican,doesn't matter,they are all in the pocket of some greedy corporation.
I could have written that letter and most people I know could have written it as well.
She is right. He DOESN'T know what any of that is like. NOBODY in Washington knows what it is like. That's the problem. You really can't get elected to anything if you aren't rich, born in a well named family, or had a silver spoon shoved in your cake hole at birth.
That is why the economy is in the crapper. I have always said that if they put in a blue collar, minimum wage worker to deal with the debt we would see a change for the better. They know how to stretch their dollar for 2 extra nights of groceries and a down payment on their eldest's class ring. They know how to shop around for a better price on car repairs while still purchasing little Katie's inhaler. They HAVE to learn how to do it. Most of them have ALWAYS done it. Those in office have not, so they waste and care not.
We ARE collateral damage.
They don't deal with a lot of the issues most of us deal with daily.
Obama is out of touch. The whole damned administration is out of touch.edit on 11/18/2013 by Kangaruex4Ewe because: (no reason given)
No.The problem is lazy people.They're infecting America.That's the problem with what USED to be the good ol' USA. We've become a nation of sissies. It's everyone elses fault I'm not rich,I can't afford to feed my ten kids,I can't afford the newest IPHONE.LETS BLAME THE GOVERNMENT!!! Its all their fault! I'm too lazy to get a real job.
I thought I'd never say it but I till now..I'm ashamed to be American.