We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
Let me get this straight. (This is a long sentence.)
We're going to be gifted with a healthcare plan
we are forced to purchase, and fined if we don't,
which puportedly covers at least 10 million more people,
without adding a single new doctor,
but provides for 16000 new IRS agents,
written by a committee
whose chairman says he doesn't understand it,
passed by a congress that didn't read it
but exempted themselves from it,
and signed by a president who smokes,
with funding administered by a treasury chief who didn't pay his taxes,
for which we will be taxed for four years
before any benefits take effect,
by a government which has already backrupted social security
all to be overseen by a surgeon general who is obese
and financed by a country that's broke.
You go girl! What you said is what thousands of us are saying. My ? is if you can't afford to pay the ins.premiums, how can you afford to pay the fines? Not to mention, I don't want anybody but me having that kind of control over my health/life. Can we help to make this vial? DOWN WITH obamacare.
So what did they need the thousands of pages for? This tells us all we need to know to chuck it. Details of the thousands of bureaucrats, taxes, regualtions and enforcement thugs are added incentive, of course.
Thanks for saying this and let's hope it goes viral. I would love to see it on all media sites, but we know that will not happen. We need to make cuts. Let's start with firing everyone who signed this into law and then put them on S.S. like the rest of us. Oh wait, they can't possibly live on $1000 per month like most of us have to do.
#11 Gayle; Are you kidding? I have a friend that says she gets less than $400.00/mo., but she must get some SSI &/or medicaid for i spend about that much for my groceries and don't eat high on the pig either but this piece is right on; just wish i could have understood her saying it, needs to be put on a better tape.
WHERE WERE THE OR THOSE THAT STILL HAD THESE UNITED STATES IN VIEW AT THE ELECTION//
Hiltler took over Germany with less trouble =, but where is our Winston Churchill? THE warning " The Gathering storm " was passed over , and 8 years later 40 million people were dead, adn the world has never been at peace since. Unless we look up and confront the problem adn solve it , we are all subjects of another dictatorship, more oppressive adn rigid than anything that the world has ever seen. May GOD have mercy on our souls, because nothing else will.
By the way folks, this crap will not be for union members like, UAW, Teamsters, etc.
If you are fortunate enough to be employed with your company providing a health coverage, the company will be fined for providing you with a so called "cadillac" plan. Er, I mean taxed - again.
Romney says he will not eliminate this but make adjustments to it.
The statements made by the DR is/has/can't be proven at this time.The only way anyone will know how it turns out is after the fact.As for S/S and Medicare the congress did not bankrupt the systems. "THE PUBLIC DEMANDS" and you owe me did this!!Hell everyday you hear adds on how you can get S/S sublimential payments if you ever hurt your selves. The lawyers and YOU and the rest of the demanders are the reasons this system is in trouble. Think about it! Don,t you know someone who is drawing early S?S payments for some ache/pain.Yes,we all know of some one doing this....
Wayne, you need to read history and learn who has the power of the purse. Congress' acts have allowed SS and Medicare to be facing bankruptcy. The facts are, LBJ with the help of a Democratic Congress facilitated the politicians ability to tranfer SS Trust Fund monies to the general fund. Then Jimmy Carter, with a Democratic Congress passed the legislation that gave immigrants the right to receive SS without having paid into it. And then Bill Clinton raided SS to the tune of three trillion dollars. And Lord only knows what all the damage Barak Obama has inflicted on SS. Yes, the "entitlement mentality" has created much of this mess; however, Congress has the power of the purse, but unfortunately too many of the memebers of Congress are not gifted with a spine!
Very true sentence........we have a so called president who says that the killing of 4 people including the ambassador of the United States "bumps in the road". How arragant and rude!! Then instead of meeting with other heads of state would rather appear on the view........really?? Come on!!
Bumps in the road, bumps in the night...these sum up this administration. And in 10 or 20 years, Asterisks for the World to read. He was Never, Ever, qualified to be a dog catcher, more less an administrator, and people like the idiot savants on the MSNB O , and the rest
of the glitterati elite calling themselves news reporters have the futures of all American’s on their hands, to watch wither. It is worse than killing the Goose that laid the golden egg.
O & congress are inept and could never last in ANY major corporation in any executive capacity for a month. No CEO, no board of directors, no senior staff would ever put up with
the utter ignorance, and lack of work ethic these people display…on a daily basis! If he was such a great leader, he would have met with heads of state, not been WASTING MY TAX
DOLLARS, YOUR TAX DOLLARS…our time, on the View, and if history is correct, if he is so great, would be re-elected! But reelection is more important than World problems. Health
care, more taxes, failed policies, bankrupt government programs…all mere bumps in the road to this charlatan!
MR & Mrs. American taxpayer