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    Re: Should We Bail Out the Health Insurance Companies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    Sure. Liberal stupidity began this foolishness. Liberal stupidity may as well see it to its ugly and inevitable result.

    Morons can't sit there and vote for Obama twice and then shirk responsibility when their fruits come to bare. Sometimes the foolish little child needs to burn his fingers before he learns not to touch a hot stove.
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    Re: Should We Bail Out the Health Insurance Companies?

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    Given that the numbers of people signing up feature sick than anticipated, more elderly than anticipated, fewer young invincibles than anticipated, etc, the Health Insurance Companies are facing the possibility of a death spiral - in which case the Obama administration will almost certainly try to bail them out.


    Should the U.S. Taxpayer be forced to bail out the very health insurance companies that are charging them ever-higher prices for health insurance and spending millions on politicians to make sure that we do so?
    Certainly not. They (ins co.) helped make this stew, let them swallow it.

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    Re: Should We Bail Out the Health Insurance Companies?

    we can help them by moving everyone to Medicare for basic coverage.

    the ACA private alternative to single payer should have been vetoed. best we can do now is to move forward, and moving forward doesn't mean going back to the previous failed system. we need to scrap the PPACA and completely redesign the health care delivery system.

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    Re: Should We Bail Out the Health Insurance Companies?

    you people assuming that the only possible fix for this is some variant of single-payer are funny.

    Thanks to this law, Americans are turning against the idea of government intrusion into the health care market. Single Payer couldn't get passed in 2009 when all the starts were aligned in your favor, it's pretty much impossible, now.




    The idea that the government has no business trying to make sure everyone has health care coverage has increased among Republicans, Independents, and even Democrats.




    You folks are going to be some upset kiddo's come Christmas Morning, when Santa doesn't bring you that shiny UHC and you have to admit that maybe he doesn't exist.
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    Re: Should We Bail Out the Health Insurance Companies?

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    The idea that the government has no business trying to make sure everyone has health care coverage has increased among Republicans, Independents, and even Democrats.
    Uh-huh.....

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    Re: Should We Bail Out the Health Insurance Companies?

    The ACA has built in bailouts for the insurance companies.
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    Re: Should We Bail Out the Health Insurance Companies?

    No, let them die and replace them with socialized insurance.

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    Re: Should We Bail Out the Health Insurance Companies?

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    Given that the numbers of people signing up feature sick than anticipated, more elderly than anticipated, fewer young invincibles than anticipated, etc, the Health Insurance Companies are facing the possibility of a death spiral - in which case the Obama administration will almost certainly try to bail them out.


    Should the U.S. Taxpayer be forced to bail out the very health insurance companies that are charging them ever-higher prices for health insurance and spending millions on politicians to make sure that we do so?
    The provisions to protect health insurance companies (and rates) are already baked into the ACA. There will be no special legislation necessary. Worry not. You have the patience of someone that turns off the football game after the other team scores on the first possession. In the ACA's prototype in Massachusetts, it had a slow take up and then prospered. It is very well liked there and met its objectives... There is no reason for the thinking man to think it can not work nationally... thought I will concede that in Massachusetts you did not have a group people in power trying to sabotage it; but it should overcome.
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    Re: Should We Bail Out the Health Insurance Companies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Blaylock View Post
    The unfortunate thing about this is that the majority of the American people who opposed the ObamaCare scam from the beginning, and continue to oppose it, will be the ones who end up bearing the brunt of the costs of this expensive disaster. Those who supported this are, for the most part, stupid, unproductive parasites who don't pay their share in taxes and other costs in the first place, and are not going to pay their share of the costs of this mess either.
    Republicans and conservatives have responsibility in this too. They have the power in primaries to keep guys like this off the ballot.

    Liberals may be the lode-bearing idiots, but we all have blood on our hands.

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    Re: Should We Bail Out the Health Insurance Companies?

    Quote Originally Posted by ChunkySalsa View Post
    No, let them die and replace them with socialized insurance.
    Well, that's skipping ahead too fast. First the Obamaites will now have an excuse to bail out insurance companies by forcing higher taxes on the rich. The rich have too much money, so tax them at 70% to bail out the insurance companies. When that fails, then institute single payer and raise taxes on EVERYONE because, well... that was the plan all along wasn't it?
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