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Schwarzenegger, stars lobby for U.S. health reform
Reuters ^ | 4/6/09 | Lisa Baertlein

Posted on 04/06/2009 6:53:16 PM PDT by Nachum

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California's Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, CEOs and celebrity doctors took up U.S. President Barack Obama's campaign for healthcare reform on Monday, saying millions of Americans need help.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: arnoldcare; health; healthcare; lobby; obama; rino; schwarzenegger; stars
Arnold must be removed from the Republican Party.
1 posted on 04/06/2009 6:53:17 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: SumProVita; HardStarboard; BradyLS; Ernest_at_the_Beach; dervish; Twotone; Free ThinkerNY; ...

The List, ping


2 posted on 04/06/2009 6:53:39 PM PDT by Nachum (the complete list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

These days it seems that the term “Healthcare Reform” is a code word for socialized health care.


3 posted on 04/06/2009 6:55:16 PM PDT by KoRn
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To: Nachum

I don’t believe anything arnold says. He probably says something different when he says it in austrian.


4 posted on 04/06/2009 6:55:51 PM PDT by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: Nachum

That RINO bastard.


5 posted on 04/06/2009 6:56:56 PM PDT by Wisconsinlady
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To: Nachum

Arnie has never been a Republican


6 posted on 04/06/2009 6:59:03 PM PDT by GSP.FAN
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To: Nachum

Tort Reform is what’s needed for affordable health care.


7 posted on 04/06/2009 7:00:17 PM PDT by MaxMax (RINO=RAT!)
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To: Nachum

Preferably deported back to Austria


8 posted on 04/06/2009 7:01:24 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Nachum

Right on. He isn’t a Republican.


9 posted on 04/06/2009 7:03:03 PM PDT by dr_who
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To: Nachum

Agreed. Is it possible to do that?


10 posted on 04/06/2009 7:05:05 PM PDT by Winstons Julia
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To: cripplecreek
He probably says something different when he says it in austrian.

His name is "Austrian" for back stabber.

11 posted on 04/06/2009 7:05:17 PM PDT by Nachum (the complete list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
...millions of Americans need help.

B.S. For the poor, there's Medicaid; for the retired, there's Medicare; for those working, there's employer-provided insurance. Ain't no one left. So where are these "millions?" I have yet to meet just one.

12 posted on 04/06/2009 7:06:27 PM PDT by Rudder (The Main Stream Media is Our Enemy---get used to it.)
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To: Nachum

I’m one of the millions who need help...Help fighting off a federal government that insists on taking over the private sector.


13 posted on 04/06/2009 7:08:56 PM PDT by opus86
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To: Rudder

People who don’t want insurance, or who do not have enough initiative to go search for available solutions. There are countless options out there.


14 posted on 04/06/2009 7:09:59 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: KoRn

Like Immigration reform is code word for Amnesty


15 posted on 04/06/2009 7:12:10 PM PDT by lakertaker (Libertarian Party since 1998)
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To: Nachum

None of these political scumbags will ever be denied or delayed in their health care. They won’t be found in the same lines as the rest of us. Neither will their families. They will foist socialist health care only on the rest of us.


16 posted on 04/06/2009 7:13:39 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Rudder

for the poor $85 grand a year family of four.. cigaretes tax pays for health care up to 30 years of age.. military has health care for all and families, military retires have health care, veterans have health care, 100% disabled vets have family health care.. people of SSI have great health care, Social security disability pays for health care, plus regular social security at age 65, all the cities, state, county employees working plus retired, union companies, provide health care, plus their retired and family, many counties have health care for the poor.Plus all governent employes and families have health care, I doubt I have named the lot of options for health care,.. but I do doubt there are that many uninsured....


17 posted on 04/06/2009 7:20:56 PM PDT by JoanneSD (illegals represented without taxation.. Americans taxed without representation)
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To: Nachum

Screw you ahnold kennedy.

LLS


18 posted on 04/06/2009 7:22:15 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (hussein will NEVER be my President... NEVER!!!)
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To: Nachum

Sweden’s Government Health Care (Walter Williams)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2198776/posts

Cost of illegals to California $10.5 billion
Analysis shows burden of native-born residents $1,183 per household

http://www.worldnetdaily.com:80/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=42474

Brilliant, RINO.


19 posted on 04/06/2009 7:23:22 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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To: Rudder
meth heads and crack heads and whores... but you and I do not meet them because we do not hang out with the scum of bottom feeders of society... ahnold kennedy must know quite a few.

LLS

20 posted on 04/06/2009 7:24:18 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (hussein will NEVER be my President... NEVER!!!)
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To: ilgipper
There are countless options out there.

Not in all jurisdictions. Some states only allow insurance companies to offer low deductable, high cost insurance. The young and the healthy are forced to buy if they want insurance..

21 posted on 04/06/2009 7:28:05 PM PDT by EVO X
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To: Nachum

Gee...how long do ya think the line they’ll be waiting in to see their doctor will be...


22 posted on 04/06/2009 7:31:36 PM PDT by mo
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To: KoRn
These days it seems that the term “Healthcare Reform” is a code word for socialized health care.

Yes, it is. We already have gone about 80% of the way there. SCHIP expansion in January was a 'downpayment' and Obama added another 'downpayment' in the budget.

The 4 horsemen of the liberal apocalypse:

1. HUge increases in Federal spending and massive deficits 2. Higher taxes 3. socialized heathcare 4. Regulation and control of CO2 via 'cap-and-trade'

23 posted on 04/06/2009 7:56:55 PM PDT by WOSG (Why is Obama trying to bankrupt America with $16 trillion in spending over the next 4 years?)
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To: JoanneSD

“but I do doubt there are that many uninsured....”

Sure there are - you forget the 30 million illegal aliens who have absolutely NOTHING to fall back on, except taxpayer funded local health care clinics, using medicaid via anchor babies, states like Cali that are lax about letting illegal aliens into their programs, laws that require care given in emergency rooms, and private sector charity.

Let get real ... the hundred and hundred of billions, nay trillions, spend by all levels of Government to pay for healthcare is NOT ENOUGH .... it will NEVER BE ENOUGH ... so we might as well turn the entire country into a socialized hellhole now because its a greater crime to have a single American without free taxpayer subsidized healthcare than to take away the freedom for 300 million.


24 posted on 04/06/2009 8:06:28 PM PDT by WOSG (Why is Obama trying to bankrupt America with $16 trillion in spending over the next 4 years?)
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To: Black Birch

Some states only allow insurance companies to offer low deductable, high cost insurance. “

Ah, yes.
The Democrat plot to impose socialized healthcare requires the destruction of sane alternatives, and a key way to do that is to regulate the health insurance business to a point where it is IMPOSSIBLE to have lowcost health insurance.

The best GOP idea to respond to this was the idea to allow portable health insurance so that you could buy the health insurance from any state. That way, the Democrats/liberals cant imprison people into just the health insurance for that state.


25 posted on 04/06/2009 8:09:49 PM PDT by WOSG (Why is Obama trying to bankrupt America with $16 trillion in spending over the next 4 years?)
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To: MaxMax

“Tort Reform is what’s needed for affordable health care.”

And deregulation of health insurance so young people can buy cheap high deductible insurance.
And a level playig field for people who buy outside of employer pool insurance.


26 posted on 04/06/2009 8:11:44 PM PDT by WOSG (Why is Obama trying to bankrupt America with $16 trillion in spending over the next 4 years?)
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To: Nachum

How about we socialize Hollywood first. It would reduce vastly overpaid salaries and reduce ticket prices so more people could afford movies. Sure, to make their money the studios would have to reduce technology used (oooo, movies on Super-8 film) and try to cram more people in shoddy theaters, but at least it would be cheap.


27 posted on 04/06/2009 8:18:55 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Obama: removing the speed limit on the Road to Serfdom)
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To: Nachum
...saying millions of Americans need help...this is always the way it's presented - never the other way 'round - that 85% of Americans already have adequate coverage - for the sake of the remaining 15% (most of whom could have coverage if they wanted it by paying themselves or joining already established programs) the entire system must be revamped at the cost of additional hundreds of billions - this is just an excuse for another government power grab.....
28 posted on 04/06/2009 9:21:30 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: WOSG
The Democrat plot to impose socialized healthcare requires the destruction of sane alternatives

Ditto that..

29 posted on 04/07/2009 3:08:24 PM PDT by EVO X
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30 posted on 04/08/2009 3:56:48 PM PDT by socialismisinsidious ( The socialist income tax system turns US citizens into beggars or quitters!)
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To: Nachum

He is just the first, of many who will be crowding in for “a place at the table” (actually, a trough) on health care reform.

I kid you not, this is coming at the entire country like a freight train. DC is determined to pass it, very soon.

Sadly, the big insurers stand to make out best with this, as conceived now. Everyone else will lose, big time.


31 posted on 04/08/2009 5:21:22 PM PDT by Wiseghy ("You want to break this army? Then break your word to it.")
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