Re: Healthcare Reform
Posted by Deborah on 3/27/10
well put and my take on it too.
On 3/25/10, Sharon wrote:
> I think their original intent was honorable and surely if you
> spend trillions of dollars something good will come of it,
> somewher along the line. But in general, I think they lost
> sight of the goal posts as they punted away our children's
> economic future to the players for the corporate team.
> CLIFF NOTES:
> Question: How do you punish the insurance industry for their
> past misdeeds of greed and corruption in health care, wrongful
> medical treatments, wrongful denials and undue influence over
> US health policies and practices; and provide safeguards in
> public health policy so that they do not practice these
> deceptive tactics in the future?
> Do you:
> A. Take the monopoly of control over healthcare away from them
> by adding competition to the equation that will force them to
> fulfill obligations to their clientele if they desire to keep
> their clients’ business - the basic principle of our economy?
> B. i.) Give them billions of taxpayer dollars; ii.) give them
> greater control over healthcare and the medical community to
> decide what is evidence based medical practices as a matter of
> policy; and iii.) force all US citizens to pay to participate
> in the "reformed" plan under threat that they will be
> financially penalized if they fail to do so?
> I would choose "A", but I think we just chose "B".
> On 3/25/10, Thomas Paine wrote:
>> The Cliff Note Version is - taxes will increase, medical
>> costs will increase and the quality of care will decrease.
>> Not even the guys who wrote the thing and voted on it have a
>> clue what’s in the bill or how it will be rolled out. Of
>> course, taxes will be collected long before We The People
>> understand how the system will work or IF it will work.
>> Big government for little sheeple - the incompetent leading
>> the blind. We The People are no longer relevant.
>> Thomas Paine
>> On 3/25/10, Deborah wrote:
>>> Anyone read the entire thing? Is there a Cliff Notes
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