Skip to comments.Victims Of Todays Weather Event.Will They Still Be Forced To Buy Health Insurance?
Posted on 11/17/2013 1:46:46 PM PST by Cruz_West_Paul2016
Todays "Horror In The Rust Belt". Thousands either losing their homes or dealing with overwhelming damage. Now, wouldn't you assume that Obama would give them a pass on his "Forced Health-Care Plan"?. Probably not. This issue should be brought up in the media/talk radio/cable news. Will the thousands or so victims of this tragedy still be forced to buy health insurance according to the new regulations? We just have to wait and see how our greedy&selfish Liberal Leaders have to deal with it.
SEN. HARRY REID (D-Nev.): In fact, one of our core principles is that if you like the health care you have, you can keep it. (Sen. Reid, Congressional Record, S.8642, 8/3/09)
SEN. RICHARD DURBIN: We believe and we stand by this if you like your current health insurance plan, you will be able to keep it, plain and simple, straightforward. (Sen. Durbin, Congressional Record, S.6401, 6/10/09)
SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): If you like your insurance, you keep it. (U.S. Senate, Finance Committee, Bill Mark-Up, 9/29/09)
SEN. PATTY MURRAY (D-Wash.): Again, if you like what you have, you will be able to keep it. Let me say this again: If you like what you have, when our legislation is passed and signed by the President, you will be able to keep it. (Sen. Murray, Congressional Record, S.6400, 6/10/09)
SEN. MAX BAUCUS (D-Mont.): That is why one of the central promises of health care reform has been and is: If you like what you have, you can keep it. That is critically important. If a person has a plan, and he or she likes it, he or she can keep it. (Sen. Baucus, Congressional Record, S.7676, 9/29/10)
SEN. TOM HARKIN (D-Iowa): One of the things we put in the health care bill when we designed it was the protection for consumers to keep the plan they have if they like it; thus, the term grandfathered plans. If you have a plan you like existing policies you can keep them. we said, if you like a plan, you get to keep it, and you can grandfather it in. (Sen. Harkin, Congressional Record, S.7675-6, 9/29/10)
THEN-REP. TAMMY BALDWIN (D-Wis.): Under the bill, if you like the insurance you have now, you may keep it and it will improve. (Rep. Baldwin, Press Release, 3/18/10)
SEN. MARK BEGICH (D-Alaska): If you got a doctor now, you got a medical professional you want, you get to keep that. If you have an insurance program or a health care policy you want of ideas, make sure you keep it. That you can keep who you want. (Sen. Begich, Townhall Event, 7/27/09)
SEN. MICHAEL BENNET (D-Colo.): We should begin with a basic principle: if you have coverage and you like it, you can keep it. If you have your doctor, and you like him or her, you should be able to keep them as well. We will not take that choice away from you. (Sen. Bennet, Press Release, 6/11/09)
SEN. BARBARA BOXER (D-Calif.): So we want people to be able to keep the health care they have. And the answer to that is choice of plans. And in the exchange, were going to have lots of different plans, and people will be able to keep the health care coverage they need and they want. (Sen. Boxer, Press Release, 2/8/11)
SEN. SHERROD BROWN (D-Ohio): Our bill says if you have health insurance and you like it, you can keep it (Sen. Brown, Congressional Record, S.12612, 12/7/09)
SEN. BEN CARDIN (D-Md.): For the people of Maryland, this bill will provide a rational way in which they can maintain their existing coverage (Sen. Cardin, Congressional Record, S.13798, 12/23/09)
SEN. BOB CASEY (D-Pa.): I also believe this legislation and the bill we are going to send to President Obama this fall will also have secure choices. If you like what you have, you like the plan you have, you can keep it. It is not going to change. (Sen. Casey, Congressional Record, S.8070, 7/24/09)
SEN. KAY HAGAN (D-N.C.): People who have insurance theyre happy with can keep it We need to support the private insurance industry so that people who have insurance theyre happy with can keep it while also providing a backstop option for people without access to affordable coverage. (Republicans Vent As Other Compromise Plans Get Aired, National Journals Congress Daily, 6/18/09)
SEN. MARY LANDRIEU (D-La.): If you like the insurance that you have, youll be able to keep it. (MSNBCs Hardball, 12/16/09)
SEN. PAT LEAHY (D-Vt.): [I]f you like the insurance you now have, keep the insurance you have. (CNNs Newsroom, 10/22/09)
SEN. BOB MENENDEZ (D-N.J.): If you like what you have, you get to keep it Menendez is a member of the Senate Finance Committee, which is expected to release a bill later this week. He stressed that consumers who are satisfied with their plans wont have to change. If you like what you have, you get to keep it, he said. (Health Care Plan Would Help N.J., Menendez Says, The Record, 6/19/09)
SEN. JEFF MERKLEY (D-Oreg.): [E]nsuring that those who like their insurance get to keep it The HELP Committee bill sets forward a historic plan that will, for the first time in American history, give every American access to affordable health coverage, reduce costs, and increase choice, while ensuring that those who like their insurance get to keep it. (Sen. Merkley, Press Release, 7/15/09)
SEN. BARBARA MIKULSKI (D-Md.): It means that if you like the insurance you have now, you can keep it. (Sen. Mikulski, Press Release, 12/24/09)
SEN. JAY ROCKEFELLER (D-W.Va.): I want people to know, the Presidents promise that if you like the coverage you have today you can keep it is a pledge we intend to keep. (U.S. Senate, Finance Committee, Hearing, 9/23/09)
SEN. JACK REED (D-R.I.): If you like the insurance you have, you can choose to keep it. (Sen. Reed, Town Hall Event, 6/25/09)
SEN. BERNIE SANDERS (I-Vt.): If you have coverage you like, you can keep it, says Sen. Sanders. (Sick And Wrong, Rolling Stone, 4/5/10)
SEN. JEANNE SHAHEEN (D-N.H.): if you have health coverage that you like, you get to keep it My understanding is that if you have health coverage that you like you can keep it. As I said, you may have missed my remarks at the beginning of the call, but one of the things I that I said as a requirement that I have for supporting a bill is that if you have health coverage that you like you should be able to keep that. under every scenario that Ive seen, if you have health coverage that you like, you get to keep it. (Sen. Shaheen, Health Care Questions From Across New Hampshire, Accessed 11/13/13)
SEN. DEBBIE STABENOW (D-Mich.): As someone who has a large number of large employers in my state, one of the things I appreciate about the chairmans mark is is the grandfathering provisions, the fact that the people in my state, 60 percent of whom have insurance, are going to be able to keep it. And Mr. Chairman, I appreciate that. Thats a strong commitment. Its clear in the bill I appreciate the strong commitment on your part and the president to make sure that if you have your insurance you can keep it. Thats the bottom line for me. (U.S. Senate, Finance Committee, Bill Mark-Up, 9/24/09)
SEN. JON TESTER (D-Mont.): If you like your coverage, youll be able to keep it, Tester said, adding that if Medicare changes, it will only become stronger. (Tester In Baker To Discuss Health Care, The Fallon County Times, 11/20/09)
SEN. TOM UDALL (D-N.Mex.): Some worried reform would alter their current coverage. It wont. If you like your current plan, you can keep it. (What I Learned: About Health Care Reform This Summer, By Your Lawmakers In Congress, Albuquerque Journal, 9/8/09)
SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE (D-R.I.): it honors President Obamas programs and the promise of all of the Presidential candidates that if you like the plan you have, you get to keep it. You are not forced out of anything.(Sen. Whitehouse, Congressional Record, S.8668, 8/3/09)
how about the victims of Sandy? them too?
Once the house is flattened they can buy insurance that’ll pay for a replacement - right? And if they own a crummy car, well, that’ll have to go as well.
god would we love to see someone ask jake scarny about this, will the residents of washington Illinois still have to buy health-care despite what they went thru on Sunday?
Illinois hit hardest.
expect Billion$ to go that way and massive Federal relief efforts by sundown.
Except for the ones hit hardest downstate that don’t usually vote Democrat. The money will pad a few select Democrats pockets and maybe throw a few hundred million to the unios
After the Obamacare fubar, Sen Joe Donnelly is going to personally come over and help me pick up fallen branches, LOL.
He’ll grovel for every vote.
What the meant was. “If you like the plan you have, you can keep it, until we make it ineligible to be kept.”
0bama handled this with Chris Christie months ago. I saw Christie thanking 0bama by kissing his butt on national TV over and over again. No way people are still waiting for help. What? The president and Chritie were lying again? What if I like my healthcare plan, can’t I keep it?
Everyone of these lyin’ bastards needs to be impeached and thrown in jail for fraud and conspiracy! Lock up their leader Obama, and throw away the key.
Next year the U.S. Mint will be issuing 7 commemorative plates, suitable
for serving peas, each with a different hollow promise I have made."
I was serious back in 09 too.
Will the plates include his likeness with his head tilted back like he is superior to everyone?
That would not be fair to those of us with good weather. It would be climatist!
if you like your house, you can keep it!
That would be appropriate. I figure the edges would be gilded with gold from the last bars at Ft. Knox which were lost behind some packing crates.
That gold went in 0bama’s stash.
expect Billion$ to go that way and massive Federal relief efforts by sundown.
Except for the ones hit hardest downstate that dont usually vote Democrat. The money will pad a few select Democrats pockets and maybe throw a few hundred million to the unios
Except most of the damage was in the bluest part of the state. Obama will give it to Illinois, and our governor will give it to some Chicago preachers for "outreach"
Well, maybe they can just put some Austrian script around the circumference to make ‘em look fancy then.
I thought the hardest hit was Peoria.
They are not like Chicago
Chinese symbols that say something other than what 0bama thinks the say around the perimeter.
lol “We pwn you, round eye”
Actually the suburbs around Peoria. Pekin Washington etc all red. A lot of areas in Peoria itself are a lot like Chicago. Amish filled
A young guy I worked with with a few years back got a Chinese Symbol Tat on his shoulder. I asked him what it meant. He said “Strength though Wisdom” or some such crap. One of our customers was Chinese American and I had him look at the Tat one day we were there on a sales call. The young guy unbuttoned his cuff and rolled up his sleeve. The customer started laughing and said it meant something like “I love cats”.
I knew you meant to type “We own you, round eyes”
do Chinese who wanted to be exotic get English tats?
I guess so. Or my fall back question, “Did the ancients know they were ancients, or see themselves as presents?”
I think only in a Mel Brooks movie would Ancient Greeks look around and say “I hate living so long ago!”
Coulda been worse! lol
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