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The Un-Affordable Care Act

Bill258 Wrote: Oct 29, 2014 7:20 PM
71% Of Increase In Individuals With Health Insurance Was Due To Medicaid --- In the first 6 months of this year, enrollment in individual-market health care plans (both on and off the exchanges) increased by 6,254,564 and enrollment in private employer-sponsored group plans declined by 3,788,978 individuals ... a net increase of 2,465,586. At the same time, Medicaid enrollment increased by 5,716,977 in the states that implemented Obama Care Medicaid expansion and by 355,674 in the states that did not implement Obama Care Medicaid expansion. Medicaid recipients pay virtually nothing for their medical treatment ... taxpayers do. newsandopinions dot net
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The Un-Affordable Care Act

Bill258 Wrote: Oct 29, 2014 7:18 PM
On average, Medicare pays doctors 20% less than plans in the private market and Obama Care exchange plans pay 40% less. Obama Care requires insurers who sell plans on the exchanges to keep coverage active for 90 days after a customer has stopped paying premiums. As of May 2014, over 214,000 doctors wouldn't participate in Obama Care plans. newsandopinions dot net
Czar Obama's solution to the problem of deported illegal aliens returning to the U.S. is to stop deporting them. newsandopinions dot net
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Why Has Immigration Shifted?

Bill258 Wrote: Sep 23, 2014 8:24 AM
"What should we do about immigration policy?" == A candidate for Texas Governor is in favor of a guest-worker program with the following requirements: 1. Confirmation of employment in Texas. 2. Passing a background check. 3. After a driving test, getting a driver’s license and insurance. 4. Agreeing that no taxpayer-funded services will be sought or accepted … that notice will be given if employment status or other relevant facts change … that acceptance in this program is not linked to citizenship. newsandopinions dot net
The socialists may win several years from now. 71% of the 16 and 17 year olds that voted, voted "yes". newsandopinions dot net
I don't want anyone voting that is uninterested in going to the polls unless they are bribed. newsandopinions dot net
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Immigration Is American

Bill258 Wrote: Sep 17, 2014 1:09 PM
"America needs immigrants." === I don't need low-education, low-income illegal aliens receiving my income / wealth from authoritarian politicians. newsandopinions dot net
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Harry Reid's Gaffes Just Keep on Coming

Bill258 Wrote: Aug 26, 2014 9:15 AM
"Harry Reid's Gaffes Just Keep on Coming == You can't fix stupid. newsandopinions dot net
When Given A Choice, Wisconsin Government Employees Flee Unions == American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Leadership (AFSCME) Council 40 (Madison) reported 32,310 members in 2009. In a May filing, membership had dwindled to 13,256. AFSCME Leadership Council 48 (Milwaukee) reported that its membership was 3405, down from the 9043 in 2010. The unions have taken financial hits as well. Council 40 reported taking in $5.5 million in annual membership dues in the May report, down from the almost $10 million it reported in 2011. Council 48 reported taking in $0.73 million, down from $2 million in 2011. newsandopinions dot net
If my Social Security taxes had been placed in a private account and earned only 4.46% per year, the current monthly income would be equal to the monthly after-tax payment I receive. When I die, my heirs would receive $338,000. Instead, they will receive nothing from Social Security. newsandopinions dot net
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