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Here comes the ObamaCare Bailout less than a month after it is implemented..1 Trillion Dollars...

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posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 04:21 PM
reply to post by kurthall

Before all the illegal immigrants poor Americans were covered under Medicare and Medicaid.
Send the bill to Mexico.
And stuff the illegals in the envelope with a first class forever stamp.

posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 04:22 PM
reply to post by groingrinder

Those lesser countries also do not have militaries because they have effectively outsourced their national security to us and rely on us to keep stability.

If they had to actually have their own defense budgets, meaningful ones, not mere window dressing, they wouldn't be able to sustain the systems they have. As it is, most of them still operate at a deficit.

posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 04:25 PM

gee...another riveting insightful ACA original and fresh. doesn't it get boring just talking to yourselves all the time?

That was your best pro-Obama comment??? Really???? Now you guys resort to "please stop telling me how wrong I was"??? Love it!

posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 05:07 PM
Wouldn't it have been simpler to just give each family a million dollars and tell them to cover their healthcare for life? I mean, we could've saved trillions!

posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 05:52 PM
Great Post!! The one thing to mention though, is you forgot to continue to follow the money. It doesn't stop at the Insurance companies, it goes back into the Democrat or Republicans CAMPAIGN FUNDS.

The entire Healthcare industry is a scam. When there is innovation, there is cost savings. Look at any other industry and when technological advances are made, things get cheaper for the consumer. So, where the heck are our cost savings in Healthcare??????

The gov't and insurance companies have been stealing our savings the last 30 years. Now Obamacare just adds to it. They are all in bed with each other and in the end, the common middle class folks get the rusty pitchfork where the sun don't shine.

Were all screwed!!!!

posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 05:57 PM
reply to post by matafuchs

Good Lord!

What a break - thank God they passed the bill so we could find out this was in it!


posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 06:16 PM


gee...another riveting insightful ACA original and fresh. doesn't it get boring just talking to yourselves all the time?

That was your best pro-Obama comment??? Really???? Now you guys resort to "please stop telling me how wrong I was"??? Love it!

My Friend, Yes it was, At lest they didn't try the one, "The Emergency Rooms are less Crowded with Less Waiting Times."
That would be a Really Big Lie!

Obama had said that his signature healthcare reform law would help cut back on government spending by reducing trips to the ER, the Daily Caller reports.

The study, published in the journal Science and released on Thursday, shows that the nearly 4 million new patients subsidized by government under the expansion of Medicaid are more likely to end up seeking treatment in emergency rooms for non-emergency health problems than before they entered the program.

The number of costly emergency room visits is set to soar under Obamacare, according to a "gold standard" Harvard study, which directly contradicts claims by President Barack Obama that his healthcare law would cut ER trips.

The millions of people who have just been enrolled in Medicaid will go to ERs on a regular basis instead of their local doctors, according to the research.


posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 06:40 PM
reply to post by matafuchs

So, are people starting to figure out this has nothing to do with healthcare but everything to do with destroying 1/6 of America's economy let alone the people that will self destruct with no insurance.

I thought this was to insure people with no insurance and stop people from loosing everything they own with catastrophic health events.

The people that contribute next to nothing are now covered with subsidies and the tax base people that work are without insurance.

Does anyone really think this administration is this insanely stupide or are people starting to see what is really happening ??

posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 07:52 PM


reply to post by zeroBelief

I don't see how this will improve upon anything.

People will be paying more for poorer service.

This is single-payer.

If you have any idea as to how this might improve upon the system, please elucidate!

I am no businessman. I work with computers. I do things in a modal sense of reality. The intricacies of a "deal" are beyond me. I'm far too tempted to tell someone to go and s#$%w themselves.

However, we needed a change.

What we got was crap....but, it was a START for change. We had no other option being provided...and hopefully, this will evolve into something good. I am no naive child, as I said, I hope this leads to real change in a positive manner for all of us here in the US.

But, I can tell you one thing. It certainly wasn't going to happen if we stayed the way we were. I see this as simply being the first of many steps. At least, that's what I hope it is.

And don't get me wrong....I am the first person to tell you how messed up it was. $600Million for a freaking website? Crap...I can do EVERYTHING needed to create such a website, and do it for well under $1 million, and be able to deliver palpable and working results in under 30 days. Web coding, underlying databases, ERP system to handle the transactions, ETL to handle inbound data from the medical and pharmaceutical field, outbound interface files to connect with external systems, even SOAP based messaging on a publish/subscribe setup on the web services, you name it, I can do it. That's what I do for a living. So yes, we were screwed and we can still feel hands on our hips from behind on that one.

Accenture taking it over? Might as well ask the fox to guard the henhouse. I've already posted my thoughts about Accenture as I used to work for them, and have worked with them far too many times to count.

Again, and one last time.....nothing was going to improve the way things were. Change, creates at least some degree of momentum. Hopefully, this momentum will carry through into something worthwhile. That is all I said, and all I meant.

This doesn't make any sense, change for the worse does not equate to change for the better. I will say this for the 10th time on ATS, the democrats had both houses and the presidency. They could have passed any healthcare law they wanted - THEY WANTED OBAMACARE. They wanted it because they get the most bribes for helping out corporations and not the people and therefore that is the interests they serve.

If obamacare is creating any momentum it is for its repeal, and a return to our crappy old system, which is in fact much better than obamacare, but still quite crappy.

posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 08:08 PM
reply to post by zeroBelief

Lol nothing good will come from Obamacare. The only thing that got better with it is more government control. The old system wasn't great, but u don't trade a Kia for a pile of shi7t.
edit on 13-1-2014 by amfirst1 because: (no reason given)

posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 08:38 PM
A misleading title. 1 Trillion was pre-planned and spread over 10 years. Not "One Month". Actually, ObamaCare was signed into law on 3/23/2010.

posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 08:45 PM
reply to post by matafuchs

This has been debated since the bill was in congress to be passed, Obama I don't care is the biggest to become bailout in the nation for the insurance companies at the expenses of the productive tax payer, that will be double dammed with supporting the insurance profit making while keeping them from losing with the none productive covered class.

As usual the poor do not give two rat arses because they want hand outs, the rich have not problem as they makes the money and the government just wants somebody to screw and claim a legacy and insurance wants their profit margins.

posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 08:50 PM
I freakin hate this!!!! This was to be expected, so no real surprise in hearing this. Corporations always get bailed out leaving the working class to suffer and pay more. Its really disappointing that Obama mislead the American public...yet again! This is the era of the wealthy, the dollars just keep multiplying meanwhile the dollars continue to fall from the majority. If only the majority and I mean the majority, unite and protest against the government. That's the only way we'll really see a change for the better...for everyone.

posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 09:39 PM

What?!?! Elections have consequences?
The people that voted for hope and change will soon be hoping for spare change.

Star and flag for you good sir...
edit on 13-1-2014 by Hoosierdaddy71 because: (no reason given)

Yes, because Mccain and Romney were so much better.

Tell me, what kind of healthcare did you have before Obama care?

posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 09:52 PM
reply to post by JWB408

Except that if you look at the parts of the industry that don't rely on insurance, costs do come down with innovation. Plastic surgery is a good example as is lasik. Both markets are steadily more affordable to everyone as new innovations make them more accessible.

And neither one is covered by insurance or has government insurance meddling.

So, what do you think would happen if the medical market was more like that with a lot less middle man interference.

posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 09:57 PM
reply to post by Agit8dChop

Less of a premium, half the deductible, and no threat hanging over our head that it'll get scrapped next fall and leave us with a premium bill equal to our current mortgage which will bankrupt us.

Oh, and if we do find a way to pay ... then we have to hope no one gets sick because the deductible will bankrupt us.

So, facing imminent bankruptcy v. not facing imminent bankruptcy.
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posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 11:17 PM
I hope the US government hands out jars of Vaseline before the bail-out.

It will make what is about to come a little more comfortable to bear.

Beezzer - 1
you-know-who - 0

posted on Jan, 13 2014 @ 11:26 PM
I feel a bit sour... most of the people who are claiming this obomination had nothing to do with themselves are ALSO the same people who have been radically outspoken against socialism, and for giving business complete freedom with no controls or limits...

Well this is what they came with. It has nothing at all to do with socialism, it feeds the unlimited appetite of big business with no stops. I can't help but shake my head sadly.

posted on Jan, 14 2014 @ 03:23 AM
reply to post by jhn7537

Obamacare is not going to be repealed because it is what the Corporations want. Corporations want low cost labor that they don't have to insure. They can then work employees to death without any liability for the cost of their health care. The Health Insurers pick up all of the liability and spread the risk over the majority of workers in the insurance pools. The Health Insurance Corporation's losses are covered by the Government and Taxpayers because Big Business and the Corporations no longer want the responsibility of caring for their employees. Workers have become a disposable asset.

Unless you "own the means of production" you are a worker, and therefore disposable. A shareholder in a large corporation would be construed as owning "a share" of the means of production. Return On Investment is the primary goal. Insuring an employee's health is a risk Wall Street is no longer willing to finance.
edit on 14-1-2014 by BurbGirl378 because: punctuation

posted on Jan, 14 2014 @ 04:27 AM



reply to post by zeroBelief

Where we had people unable to afford basic healthcare, and thus clogging up the ER system as a result, driving hospital prices even higher than they already were.

They are still coming to the ER for the sniffles.
We paid for them then, we still pay for them now... we just pay a lot more.

The biggest change we have seen from Obamacare is the amount of money leaving our pockets. And this is just the beginning!

Apparently you missed the VERY FIRST THING I SAID....

I am NOT pro-Obamacare

What I said WAS.....that hopefully, some sort of momentum will come of this...and we might head in the right direction....which is affordable healthcare for all....not abuses of the system....

Now, is that something you'd like to argue, too?

A rose by any other name, smells the same. You say one thing to open, then your views and the rest of your post says something else.

Thanks for the good laugh! You feel free to go right back in time to where people cannot get decent health care. Enjoy!

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