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Old 05-23-2017, 06:21 AM
 
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$400 Billion---ouch!!!

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The price tag on universal health care is in, and itís bigger than Californiaís budget
Universal health care cost in California $400 billion a year | The Sacramento Bee

 
Old 05-23-2017, 06:24 AM
 
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those free loading tax payers have to pay up for the patriots who don't work.
 
Old 05-23-2017, 06:26 AM
 
Location: The Republic of Texas
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OUCH!!
Looks like a medical vacation to California.
 
Old 05-23-2017, 06:29 AM
 
Location: DFW - Coppell / Las Colinas
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OUCH!!
Looks like a medical vacation to California.
Especially for any Illegal who can sneak across the border.
 
Old 05-23-2017, 06:31 AM
 
Location: Austin
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The proposal includes a 15% tax on employers' earned income to help pay for the program. Given the overwhelming support for progressive policies in the state, I'm sure business owners will be happy to give significant portions of their profits by paying more taxes in order to provide health care for all Californians and illegals....right?

I'm curious if Californians will put their money where their mouth is. I hope so.

Also, this will be another test to see if universal health care is fiscally sustainable. It wasn't in Vermont. https://www.forbes.com/sites/theapot.../#6f8f60804850
 
Old 05-23-2017, 06:32 AM
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Location: Lazy bum infested USA
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Especially for any Illegal who can sneak across the border.
Ummm, doesn't Mexico already have single payer?
 
Old 05-23-2017, 06:39 AM
 
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I have been to California... it should be called the State of Tax Cheats... no wonder so many liberals live over there... take their money but not mine...
 
Old 05-23-2017, 06:40 AM
 
Location: Washington State
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Cali should run with this as an experiment. Prove to the rest of the country its worth.
 
Old 05-23-2017, 06:41 AM
 
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Ummm, doesn't Mexico already have single payer?
Maybe, but I know my neighbor's aunt flies here almost monthly from Mexico City over the last year since she was diagnosed with MS. They do fairly well.
 
Old 05-23-2017, 06:42 AM
 
Location: NY
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Meh, that'll be a drop in the drop in the bucket for Hollywood and Silicon Valley. Now let's see if they're willing to do more than just lip service or try to slog this onto the dwindling middle class.
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