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Old 06-29-2009, 11:54 AM
 
Location: Virginia Beach
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No I'm not acting like you wouldnt be paying into it. I just doing understand why I have to pay into it for you. I dont understand why I have to pay more for you.

I am sorry I really am I do a lot to help but darn it come on. I have gone without health insurance and not one time did I ask anyone to pay my bills for me nor did I think someone else should have to work for me.

I broke my bones in my wrist and didnt have health insurance. I had my surgery paid for my surgery all by myself. Its not right nor fair that I ask someone else to pay for me while I am able to work and pay for myself.

I dont understand where this sense of entitlement comes from.
Because no one should have to go without health insurance. I shouldn't have to put myself in massive debt if something happens to me.
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Old 06-29-2009, 02:14 PM
 
Location: South Fla
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Because no one should have to go without health insurance. I shouldn't have to put myself in massive debt if something happens to me.
Is someone making you go without health insurance? Why cant you provide health insurance for yourself? Heck even fast food employees can get some type of health insurance.
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Old 06-29-2009, 02:30 PM
 
Location: SARASOTA, FLORIDA
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Obama is the master of corruption and deceit.




He never made a single promise and has never lied either.

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Old 06-29-2009, 02:36 PM
 
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I've always said I'd happily pay higher taxes to pay for a public health plan.

Anyways, I've never expected Obama to keep all of his promises. That's not why I voted for him.
That's fine. Then put your money where your mouth is and if you want to pay for it..then go ahead. But don't stick your hand in my pocket..coz I don't want to pay for it.
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Old 06-29-2009, 03:27 PM
 
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I am absolutely opposed to the idea of taxing workers’ health benefits; out of all of John McCain’s bad ideas, this was one of his worst. I believe that our health care system is broken and desperately needs to be repaired, but I fear that our health care crisis could be made even worse if we start taxing workers’ health benefits, even if we just tax expensive plans. If health benefits are taxed, many younger, healthier workers will opt to not take the employer provided insurance, meaning the employer will have to pay more for health insurance due to the fact that he/she must insure an older, sicker pool of workers. This will cause many employers to stop providing benefits. Although real, meaningful health care reform must be enacted ASAP and we will need to raise taxes somewhere in order to pay for it, don’t tax health benefits; find something else to tax. Progressives should be the one's critisizing Obama for leaving this option on the table, not conservatives. After all, this health care tax was John McCain's idea.
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Old 06-29-2009, 03:49 PM
 
Location: South Fla
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That's fine. Then put your money where your mouth is and if you want to pay for it..then go ahead. But don't stick your hand in my pocket..coz I don't want to pay for it.
They think we should pay for our health insurance and theirs
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Old 06-29-2009, 03:57 PM
 
Location: Palm Springs, CA
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He's kept a lot more promises than he's broken.

PolitiFact | The Obameter: Tracking Barack Obama's Campaign Promises

Hang in there, Obama-haters! Only 1,301 days left in Obama's first term.
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