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Old 12-05-2010, 03:52 PM
 
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
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Default Death panels

No discussion of how many people will die because Arizona cut off funding for transplants?

It amazes me how low this state has sunk

 
Old 12-05-2010, 04:16 PM
 
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Health insurance doesn't factor in here?
 
Old 12-05-2010, 07:56 PM
 
Location: California
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No discussion of how many people will die because Arizona cut off funding for transplants?

It amazes me how low this state has sunk

Oh my! Here we go again? Everybody take a deep breath!
 
Old 12-05-2010, 08:57 PM
 
Location: Southern Arizona
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No discussion of how many people will die because Arizona cut off funding for transplants?

It amazes me how low this state has sunk
It is due to lack of money, Boompa.

However, if you feel so strongly and are anxious to help, additional tax payments and contributions are always accepted and welcomed so rather than sitting back, criticizing and finding fault . . . get involved and support these causes.
 
Old 12-05-2010, 10:15 PM
 
Location: Looking over your shoulder
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No discussion of how many people will die because Arizona cut off funding for transplants?

It amazes me how low this state has sunk
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The state forgoes $15 Million in Federal Medicaid funds as a result of eliminating transplant coverage -- to save approximately $5 million in state funding. Jan Brewer is still sitting on top of approximately $30 million in discretionary stimulus funds that she gets to dole out and claim credit.
GOP "death panels" in Arizona - In The Aggregate – Arizona's political blogs (http://tucsoncitizen.com/in-the-aggregate/2010/11/20/gop-death-panels-in-arizona/ - broken link)

GOP "death panels" in Arizona - Blog For Arizona

Decisions, decisions: Save lives or cut taxes? Brewer chooses tax cuts - Tucson Progressive

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Old 12-06-2010, 06:24 AM
 
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Health insurance doesn't factor in here?
"Arizona has one of the nation’s highest levels of residents without health insurance – almost one in five people. " -new report by Morrison Institute for Public Policy, St. Luke’s Health Initiatives, and the L. William Seidman Research Institute at the W. P. Carey School of Business
 
Old 12-06-2010, 07:18 AM
 
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
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Second Poorest state heading for #1

Now we are letting the unemployed die

What's next, eating them?

Moderator cut: copyright violation

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Old 12-06-2010, 07:57 AM
 
Location: Looking over your shoulder
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Arizona is a red state with republican influence in government and the republican values “right to life“ what happened to the “right to life” and being on the state transplant list? How do they justify that? You have the right to be born but after that you can simply just die or move to another state that will help you.
 
Old 12-06-2010, 10:22 AM
 
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
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It is due to lack of money, Boompa.

However, if you feel so strongly and are anxious to help, additional tax payments and contributions are always accepted and welcomed so rather than sitting back, criticizing and finding fault . . . get involved and support these causes.
See if you feel that way when the Governors Death Panel gets you
 
Old 12-06-2010, 12:01 PM
 
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Brewer was re-elected; the state knew what they were getting when they submitted their ballots.

Sounds like you have strong feelings about this topic, Boompa--are you doing anything significant to address the problem? (I don't count being angry and posting acidic comments here in City Data Forums as significant.) Yelling into the wind is fruitless; however, there are ways to make your voice heard that might make a difference.
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