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HEALTH INSURANCE RATES RISE DRAMATICALLY!
acriticalobserver.com ^ | 15 SPT, 2010 | Editor

Posted on 09/15/2010 7:58:24 PM PDT by acriticalobserver.com

Have you seen your health insurance rates rise lately? Or did your company just cut benefits? Brace yourself for your “October Surprise”. We heard hundreds of times from Dear Leader how we must have his Government run health system and how it will keep premium rates under control and punish those “wascally insuwance compwanies”. Well friends, it’s time to pull your head out of the ether and begin to live with the government plan that you didn’t want in the first place. Whether it be costs, quality of care, waiting lines, services availability, privacy issues or just the bureaucratic nightmare, the government run health care system...

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If you want the "same old" there are the "same old" sites to go to. I want to share a pragmatic, conservative/independent view of trends and today's issues. I hope that you enjoy the article and will visit us at acriticalobserver.com Regards, The Editor
1 posted on 09/15/2010 7:58:27 PM PDT by acriticalobserver.com
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To: acriticalobserver.com

Our open enrollment period is coming up and already there’s been massive changes. I’ll probably take catastrophic coverage and put more into a Flex Spending Account.


2 posted on 09/15/2010 8:37:30 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Mexico is the U.S. version of Hamas)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I sure wish my husband’s present employer had an HSA—I used to like the one we had at his previous employer; although I think I read that HSA’s were working too well and Obama did something to screw that up too. Maybe someone out there knows more about it. We’ve never used an FSA because normally we don’t have much in the way of health care costs (knock on wood). I liked the HSA because the money floated with us from year to year and even when he left the job.


3 posted on 09/15/2010 8:43:32 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Found this from March 2010 about HSA’s—also mentions FSA’s.

Side Effects: Obamacare May Be Fatal for Your HSA
http://blog.heritage.org/2010/03/31/side-effects-obamacare-may-be-fatal-for-your-hsa/


4 posted on 09/15/2010 8:47:24 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: acriticalobserver.com

We are in the middle of the budgeting process for 2011 and have been instructed by our employee benefits analyst to increase our expected benefit cost by 10.5%. I still recall a conversation at a conference last year where the speaker said, “If you think that health care is expensive now, just wait until it’s “free”.


5 posted on 09/15/2010 8:50:19 PM PDT by festusbanjo (The Tea Party is what the Republicans used to be, the Democrats are what the Soviets used to be.)
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To: acriticalobserver.com; iloveamerica1980; humblegunner; Eaker; Allegra; TheOldLady; Salamander; ...
You guys all got you cheerleader shirts?

,p>

6 posted on 09/15/2010 9:59:42 PM PDT by shibumi (I have become everything I used to pretend I was.)
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To: iloveamerica1980

James, I think we found all your left over exclamation points.


7 posted on 09/15/2010 10:01:52 PM PDT by shibumi (I have become everything I used to pretend I was.)
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To: acriticalobserver.com

8 posted on 09/15/2010 10:26:58 PM PDT by shibumi (I have become everything I used to pretend I was.)
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To: acriticalobserver.com

Your excerpt is highly uninformative. Why would I want to go to your blog?

You’re gonna have to do better than that if you want readership.

There are billions of blogs. Mostly bad ones.

If you’re different, let us know by posting a whole article. Should be one of your better ones. If we like it, we’ll check out your blog.

For now, just consider me a critical observer.


9 posted on 09/15/2010 10:30:16 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: shibumi; Salamander; Eaker; humblegunner; 50mm; TheOldLady; Vendome; Markos33
You guys all got you cheerleader shirts?

RAH! RAH! Sis Boom Blog!

10 posted on 09/16/2010 2:19:32 AM PDT by Allegra (Flank steak is very lean.)
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To: shibumi
Commencing thread hijack...


11 posted on 09/16/2010 5:25:47 AM PDT by TheOldLady (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: shibumi

That’s hilarious! LOL


12 posted on 09/16/2010 5:53:33 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: Allegra
Sis Boom Blog!

LOL!

13 posted on 09/16/2010 8:16:12 AM PDT by Eaker (Pablo is very wily)
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To: shibumi

LOL!


14 posted on 09/16/2010 9:03:30 AM PDT by 50mm (Go whine someplace else.)
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15 posted on 09/16/2010 9:05:54 AM PDT by 50mm (Go whine someplace else.)
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To: acriticalobserver.com; 50mm; Eaker



(Thanks to Eaker for the gif. I got it as a bonus for visiting his blog.)

16 posted on 09/16/2010 9:11:10 AM PDT by shibumi (I have become everything I used to pretend I was.)
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To: shibumi

LOL!


17 posted on 09/16/2010 9:12:50 AM PDT by 50mm (Go whine someplace else.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
I’ll probably take catastrophic coverage and put more into a Flex Spending Account.

Beginning in January, you can no longer use Flex money to purchase OTC drugs, unless you get a prescription from your doctor. Imagine having to ask your doctor for a prescription for Ibuprofen or Robitussin!

18 posted on 09/16/2010 9:17:49 AM PDT by kevao
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To: TheOldLady
A proper thread hijack includes adorable puppy pictures.


19 posted on 09/16/2010 10:16:15 AM PDT by Salamander (I'm your angel, lets pretend. I'm your jailer. I'm your failure. I'm the Reaper, in the end.)
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To: Salamander
Just look at the meats on this guy. Gonna be a *biiiig* dog.

20 posted on 09/16/2010 10:22:46 AM PDT by TheOldLady (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: TheOldLady
That's better....:)

[yeah, he grew into 'em and then some]....:))

21 posted on 09/16/2010 10:32:09 AM PDT by Salamander (I'm your angel, lets pretend. I'm your jailer. I'm your failure. I'm the Reaper, in the end.)
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To: Salamander

Awwww. That did it. I’m in love. That face, those eyes! Precious.


22 posted on 09/16/2010 11:19:56 AM PDT by TheOldLady (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: TheOldLady
Prepare to be sucked in further, then....:))


23 posted on 09/16/2010 11:56:42 AM PDT by Salamander (I'm your angel, lets pretend. I'm your jailer. I'm your failure. I'm the Reaper, in the end.)
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To: Salamander

Sucked in? It’s a maelstrom. Someday... There are too many things on the agenda right now. We’re desperate for a pole barn and a generator. Then we have to put up a fence. And *then*...


24 posted on 09/16/2010 12:51:19 PM PDT by TheOldLady (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: shibumi

My rehab is going quite well, thank you (period).

Hehe ;-0


25 posted on 09/16/2010 6:47:26 PM PDT by iloveamerica1980 (Topop)
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