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"I guarantee you ... we are going to get health care reform done. And I know that there are a lot of people out there who have been hand-wringing, and folks in the press are following every little twist and turn of the legislative process," Obama told a caller to Philadelphia-based radio talk show host Michael Smerconish during a broadcast from the White House Diplomatic Reception Room.
Originally posted by LeaderOfProgress
There will be a new ID required. Will you get one?
Insurance will be compulsory. Will you break the law and refuse?
Jail sentences may be issued for those who refuse.
Lawmakers will not use this program. Will you stop paying taxes until they do?
Illegal immigrants do not have to pay.
Originally posted by vor78
As we all know, if you don't pay your taxes, you certainly can go to jail.
Originally posted by Benevolent Heretic
Sorry, this thread is silly. There's another one just like it
Originally posted by brilab45
overhauled the current plans for free healthcare for all
Originally posted by AlBeMet
Simple answer Vote them out in 2010.
Once the republicans take the majority it will be repealed.
[edit on 20-8-2009 by AlBeMet]
Originally posted by Archon_Adept
What planet do you live on? Pharmaceutical companies stand to make huge profits, and they're one of the biggest contributors to the repukicons. Bush's top advisors, such as rumsfeld and cheney, are some of the biggest investors in pharmaceuticals, such as tamiflu.
You actually believe in the two-party system.
Since when has government ever repealed massive legislation? That's like asking someone to cut off a part of themself. It never happens unless, like the hydra, cutting off that one part results in larger growth.