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elucidated Wrote: Apr 14, 2013 8:02 PM
We have family members with serious health issues who have been denied health care insurance so our feelings about Obamacare might be a tiny bit different than yours. Their life saving medications cost over $500 a month, so, do we just let em die?
elucidated Wrote: Apr 14, 2013 11:29 PM
Eleanor, please cite your source that Obamacare is the reason for your rise in costs. I know two insurance agents . . .rates are going up now because rates will be more controlled after 2014. Health insurance co. used to charge 33% for admin. fees over and above their profits. Now they can only charge 20%. Kaiser is 8%, Medicare is 5%.
Eleanor32 Wrote: Apr 14, 2013 9:22 PM
I only hope that Obamacare will meet your expectations. But I doubt that it will. Like older people with health issues, it won't take long for your family members to be considered too costly to continue treatment. You don't think that will happen? Think again. It already is ifor some older people on chemotherapy. The (un)Affordable Health Care Act has not even kicked in yet, and already people are feeling the pinch. I myself have seen a 50% increase in the cost of my medication -- medication that my PCP said has been on the market for so long that it shouldn't be considered for an increase.

Barack Obama has stated that he wants to be like Reagan, at least in the sense of wanting to be a transformational figure.

But almost certainly he has failed.

Yes, Obama has increased the burden of government spending, raised tax rates, and created more dependency, but there’s nothing particularly special about Obama’s tenure that makes him different from other statist Presidents such as Nixon, Carter, and