and you want THESE guys handling HEALTHCARE?

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  1. rbell

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    Source: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/10/05/tracking-taxes-medicare-waste/?test=health

    And you think THESE guys are capable of handling your HEALTHCARE?

    Riiiiiight.....:rolleyes:
     
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    The OP affirms what I've been saying all along. Whether one agrees or disagrees with a public form of healthcare, work should be done to fix the current system. The answer to a broken system is not creating a new system. The answer to a broken system is to fix the breaks.
     
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    and don't forget how much Medicaid pays for taxi rides to doctors!

    Here are two situations:

    1. I pick up a girl at one hospital and take here to another one - she is unsatisfied with the first doctor. On the way, her friend say "we will sue that doctor!" Taxi ride - about $15.

    2. I pick up a man who need to get a prescription. The pharmacy is about 20 miles away from the Salt City ( which abounds with drug stores) The client tells me this (small) drug store is the only one that carries the medication he needs. (yea, right) taxi ride = $50 - one way - I have to wait about 15 minutes and I bring him back - thats right another $50. Lets see that ride would have bought 2 diabetic supply kits

    These examples aren't even the tip of the iceberg - watch out, Medicaid is going to cause the USS Taxpayer to sink

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    here it's only 35 cents a mile
     
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    If you are talking about a taxi ride - here it is $2.80 sit down - and then 30 cents per 1/10 of a mile
     
  6. rbell

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    Still waiting for our "progressive" friends to refute the numbers mentioned above...and explain to the class why we should let these bozos run our healthcare system.

    And keep in mind...we're not talking about a system that would be voluntary, either. If you couldn't get insurance another way (and thinking folks know that millions will lose theirs)...you MUST get this.
     
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    And yet another reason to oppose government healthcare:

    You might have a private plan...one that you like, you can afford, and you want to keep. And, at one point, the government "approves" of your plan. All is well.

    But then, on a whim, the government decides your plan isn't "good enough." So...you must upgrade, or pay a steep fine, or go on the government plan.

    Fairy tale? It's already happening. See "the People's Republic of Massachusetts."

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703298004574459101022338232.html

    From the article:

    And:

    I cannot see for the life of me why people who believe in a free society would agree to such a monumentally stupid and anti-freedom plan.
     
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    That question kind of answers itself doesn't it.
     

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