Re: Health Insurers Funded Chamber Attack Ads
Posted by Thomas Paine on 4/15/10
You should check your senses... and the facts.
On 4/14/10, Sharon wrote:
> Thomas Paine,
> These words of yours are true and of common sense:
> "Forcing cost cutting measures without reducing the cost of
> delivery only spells one thing - bankrupting the US medical
> Most of the others, I sense are just common propaganda that you
> bought the hype.
> On 4/14/10, Thomas Paine wrote:
>> Doctors across the country are already refusing to take new
>> Medicaid/Medicare patients because the negotiated fees are well
>> below treatment costs. This is not a problem of the insurance
>> companies, this is a problem created by big government forcing
>> cost cutting measures on a system that cannot possibly survive
>> without either raising treatment costs or reducing operating
>> Forcing cost cutting measures without reducing the cost of
>> delivery only spells one thing - bankrupting the US medical
>> industry. Of course, our fearless leaders in Washington donít
>> know how to balance a checkbook, therefore, operating within a
>> budget is quite foreign to them. When the checks and balances
>> are in, their only recourse will be to raise taxes. Forget
>> conservative ideals and fiscal restraint; just raise taxes and
>> increase the size of government - itís the progressive way after
>> The best place to reduce healthcare costs is to implement
>> significant tort reform - eliminate defensive medicine practices
>> and reduce liability. Lower the cost of operations, and
>> treatment costs will follow.
>> Come November, We the People will take back our government from
>> those who seem dedicated to our demise. Vote like your life,
>> liberty and pursuit of happiness depended on it...
>> Thomas Paine
>> On 4/14/10, johncodie wrote:
>>> On 4/12/10, Just Checking wrote:
>>>> Only 10 - 20 million??? That's nothing!
>>>> How many billions of dollars were spent by the DNC to ram
>>>> the healthcare bill down our throats?
>>>> Just Checking
>>> Hey buddy can you spare a dime? I'm outside the soup kitchen
>>> that was always popular but can't pay my fair share. Those
>>> making over $250,000 willing to pay more taxes, 50&37;. Would
>>> those Millonairs in California be willing to fork over at
>>> $125,000 to a family down on thier luck? Why should I be
>>> worried about health care, when I already know im starving to
>>> death, both mentally and physically.
>>> You know Heuy Long had the state employees paying a tax to
>>> raise money for his re-election campaign. Some claim that was
>>> a Dictatorship. That was in the Roosevelt era when a chicken
>>> every pot was catchy. City laws won't let me keep chickens in
>>> my yard.
>>> Where did all those work communes go, I did see a hippie on
>>> interstate the other day. Am I going to see Dr. Pepper or
>>> become Dr. Love.
>>> One thing for sure times are changing. When the local fat cat
>>> politicians are tying their pants up with a string/rope
>>> they are starving too, and the local courts couldn't prosecute
>>> due to the back log of trails, its time to ask China
>>> to practice the long lost religion of democracy. If someone
>>> asking you to stick out your tounge, and disrobe it probably
>>> won't be for your medical benefit.
>>> Hey sister can you spare a dime?
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