Re: Healthcare Reform
Posted by Thomas Paine on 4/03/10
Please use your common sense and Google, Yhaoo or BING the information - it is public domain and
devilishly simple to secure.
The first step to vigilance is knowledge. Popular opinion should never be confused with knowledge.
On 4/02/10, Sharon wrote:
> Use your common sense. You posted some numbers. But you did not post the source of those
> numbers, nor did you post information of the parent companies.
> If you could stop with the personal attacks professing I am being obtuse, coy, disingenuous,
> etc., it would be greatly appreciated.
> From where did the source for those numbers you posted come? Could you post the link?
> I am like JC on this one. A 3 percent profit margin for the insurance industry is not logical.
> And so you know, I have minor in accounting. Not that this makes me a genius, but I do have a
> fairly good head for how math works.
> You do realize that AIG, who we bailed out with billions, is an insurance company, right?
> You do realize that the trillions of tax dollars in the health bill is allocated to go to
> insurance companies to pay for insurance policies, right?
> If you could respond without making personal attacks, it would be greatly appreciated.
> Can you show me the link of where you got those numbers?
> On 4/02/10, Thomas Paine wrote:
>> So when reality clashes with your opinion, you alter the reality.
>> Thomas Paine
>> On 4/02/10, johncodie wrote:
>>> On 4/02/10, Thomas Paine wrote:
>>>> Whether you choose to believe it or not, the facts are the facts. Insurance companies are
>>>> highly regulated. Their financial data is public domain. Simply seek and ye shall find.
>>>> Thomas Paine
>>> Another misinformed statement of facts. Of all the damning and breach of contract data
>>> obtained from multiple companies acquired to the final paying entity; the only thing in the
>>> settlment they gave a damn about was the $$$ settlement figure. So if it is not in court
>>> documents and had to sign an agreement not to divulge that figure; only the controller and
>>> the person who wrote the check, have knowlege. So if the insurance company is keeping the
>>> payouts confidential; how does the public get to see the amounts? The state regulatory only
>>> regulates the policy wording, and the suposedly reserves.
>>> The numbers that you are quoting are the numbers that the companies are posting after all
>>> their purported losses, expenses, etc. etc. Thats what is called doctoring the books, or
>>> cooking the books, or to other schemes called stealing from the stock holders.
>>> Net operating profit 3&37; mass ass. Ever wonder why accountants and CPA make a good living
>>> with simple addition and subtraction? They are able to create the best portfolio of numbers
>>> and accounts and the shifting of money. You may not be up far enough the food chain to see
>>> the stratagies starting on the health care reform; but the day after the health care reform
>>> law was signed there were statagiest working on new products to maxamize the bottom line.
>>> It got published on the internet as 3&37;, and that makes it so! Right there next to it is
>>> dream home that I just won!
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