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Kurt Schrader - Oregon House - Happy to have Voted for Pelosicare
Kurt Schrader Web Site ^ | Today | Kurt Schrader

Posted on 11/07/2009 9:30:42 PM PST by dila813

Dear Friends,

Tonight I cast a historic vote to overhaul America’s failing healthcare system to improve the healthcare of all Americans. This bill prohibits exclusions based on preexisting conditions and ensures American families will no longer be one illness or job loss away from bankruptcy. It also protects America’s senior citizens by fixing the donut hole sooner and allowing more drug price-negotiation to ensure seniors are getting the best prices for their medications. For the first time in our nation’s history, we will say that every American deserves access to affordable quality healthcare.

I also believe that controlling escalating healthcare costs is essential to getting our nation’s fiscal picture under control. As a small business owner, and father of five, who has struggled to deal with rapidly increasing healthcare expenses, I am extremely sensitive to the cost of healthcare in this nation.

Over the past several months I have held more than 50 meetings with constituents, business and community leaders and healthcare professionals throughout my district. As a result of this input, H.R. 3962 is much improved over the original House bill that was introduced over the summer. It makes healthcare coverage more affordable to individuals and businesses as well as constraining costs much more than the original legislation.

I have received assurance from House leadership and the Administration that additional cost containment measures will occur in the final conference agreement. I look forward to continuing to work with my colleagues in Congress to ensure the plan is more sustainable over the long-term. The status quo is not an option. I’m excited to have played a role today in moving this process forward and continuing to craft a plan that accomplishes our two main priorities: increasing the quality and accessibility of healthcare and reducing costs for Oregon families, small businesses and our nation as a whole.

As always feel free to contact me if you have any questions about this bill or any other issues before the United States Congress. It's a pleasure you represent you in Washington D.C.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Oregon
KEYWORDS: 111th; bhohealthcare; healthcare; hr3962; oregon; polosicare; ratbastards; schrader
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Someone who is more than happy to thumb his nose at the American People.
1 posted on 11/07/2009 9:30:43 PM PST by dila813
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To: dila813

“More affordable” means paying $15,000 per year for a “policy” or going to jail?
Has this guy read the bill?


2 posted on 11/07/2009 9:32:40 PM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: dila813

This guy is lucky he’s not near me right now. I’d shove that health care bill right up his ass. Can people stop calling this a health care bill, they don’t give a rats behind about our health care..this is about GOVERNMENT CONTROL


3 posted on 11/07/2009 9:34:17 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: dila813

Scumbag un-American socialist.


4 posted on 11/07/2009 9:34:23 PM PST by TigersEye (0bama is our first Port of Entry President - I hope he goes home.)
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To: beethovenfan

What’s your source for the $15K number?


5 posted on 11/07/2009 9:34:26 PM PST by your local physicist (If the Canadians and Brazilians can drill for oil off their Atlantic coast, why can't we?)
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To: dila813

“..families will no longer be one illness or job loss away from bankruptcy..”

Well Schrader, you said it right; families will no longer be one step away, they’ll be mired in it because of ideolog’s like you, you dumb POS.


6 posted on 11/07/2009 9:34:29 PM PST by Rembrandt
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To: beethovenfan

no, he is a d**sh**

And he doesn’t realize now that he is cutting the 2.3% profit margin for health insurance to .08% that they are all going to drop coverage.

Public Option will be the only game in town soon. It is a simple business decision.

They get better return on their money from the stock market investing in companies in China, Russia, and Brazil.

Oh how the world has been turned upside down.


7 posted on 11/07/2009 9:35:20 PM PST by dila813
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To: dila813

He’s going to be a one termer....mark my word....he’s MY Rep.....


8 posted on 11/07/2009 9:35:45 PM PST by goodnesswins (Become a Precinct Committee Person/Officer....in the GOP...or do NOT complain.)
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To: dila813

Dear Voter,

Let’s face it: I love stepping on you. Nothing makes me happier than the thought of returning to my million dollar mansion while most of you are worried about making ends meet.

Some of you are threatening not to vote for me next election. That’s okay - I’ve got tons of money from poor, blue collar working joes like George Soros and real honest grassroots organizations like ACORN who will help me out.

You have a nice day. :)


9 posted on 11/07/2009 9:35:49 PM PST by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: dila813

DONT EVER CALL ME FRIEND!!


10 posted on 11/07/2009 9:36:08 PM PST by Texas4ever (God is in control!)
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To: Rembrandt

Yes, if you are sick without healthcare you may be bankrupt, with this bill you will be bankrupt.

One is a possibility, the other is a certainty.


11 posted on 11/07/2009 9:36:45 PM PST by dila813
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To: Tzimisce

Evidently he married into money....


12 posted on 11/07/2009 9:36:46 PM PST by goodnesswins (Become a Precinct Committee Person/Officer....in the GOP...or do NOT complain.)
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To: dila813; abcraghead; aimhigh; Archie Bunker on steroids; bicycle thug; blackie; coffeebreak; ...
Oregon Ping

Please notify me via FReepmail if you would like to be added to or taken off the Oregon Ping List.

13 posted on 11/07/2009 9:37:02 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: goodnesswins

He has a female sugardaddy?


14 posted on 11/07/2009 9:37:51 PM PST by dila813
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To: dila813

That’s what I’ve heard...


15 posted on 11/07/2009 9:38:31 PM PST by goodnesswins (Become a Precinct Committee Person/Officer....in the GOP...or do NOT complain.)
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To: your local physicist

Today’s Wall Street Journal and postings on this site.


16 posted on 11/07/2009 9:38:56 PM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Rembrandt

The democrat congressmen in the House know little or nothing about economics. And how can they ignore the history of medicare which has vastly overrun it’s original cost estimates? These guys are crazy if they think this legislation will bring down health care costs. The actual cost of this program will explode way beyond original estimates. We’re rapidly moving towards another financial crisis caused by massive uncontrolled budget deficits. I think that’s going to start to hit next year when the bond market will be looking for a deficit reduction plan but will not get any plan from Washington ahead of the 2010 election.


17 posted on 11/07/2009 9:39:47 PM PST by your local physicist (If the Canadians and Brazilians can drill for oil off their Atlantic coast, why can't we?)
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To: your local physicist
Healthcare Bill: Pay for a Plan or Go to Jail

EXCERPT - from the article I posted earlier today:

In a letter dated November 5, the Joint Committee on Taxation informed Congressman Camp that there is a broad range of civil and criminal penalties applicable to any American who fails to purchase a health insurance policy that passes legislative muster, or as euphemistically styled in the bill itself: “acceptable health insurance coverage.” As reported by the Congressional Budget Office, the lowest annual cost of an approved family non-group policy would be approximately $15,000. That is to say, currently written in the bill under consideration, if a family’s health insurance plan doesn’t cost at least $15,000 a year, then you are breaking the law and will be held accountable.

As for just exactly what a “qualified plan” will require, no one is quite sure and those who should be (the elected representatives who will be voting for or against the bill) probably haven’t read the complete text because they can’t fit the bill in their briefcases as it is a hefty 1,990 pages.

18 posted on 11/07/2009 9:46:40 PM PST by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace
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To: beethovenfan

From WSJ.com:

“An individual earning $44,000 before taxes who purchases his own insurance will have to pay a $5,300 premium and an estimated $2,000 in out-of-pocket expenses, for a total of $7,300 a year, which is 17% of his pre-tax income. A family earning $102,100 a year before taxes will have to pay a $15,000 premium plus an estimated $5,300 out-of-pocket, for a $20,300 total, or 20% of its pre-tax income. Individuals and families earning less than these amounts will be eligible for subsidies paid directly to their insurer.”

The congressmen have lost their minds. Individuals making $44K can’t afford $5,300 per year in premiums. They won’t be able to find the money for those premiums even if they’re tax deductable. Families making $102K won’t be able to pay $15K per year in premiums...not if they have a mortgage payment to make. The democrat congressmen have lost their minds...they’re insane. People won’t be able to pay those kind of premiums. That’s exactly what I thought this bill would do—pull in a lot of money from insured people to pay for uninsured people. It’s a giant income redistribution scheme. I don’t think this bill will pass the senate. The whole thing is insane.


19 posted on 11/07/2009 9:54:47 PM PST by your local physicist (If the Canadians and Brazilians can drill for oil off their Atlantic coast, why can't we?)
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To: your local physicist

OMG, I can’t afford it either.

Good Lord, these people are nuts.


20 posted on 11/07/2009 9:57:48 PM PST by dila813
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To: beethovenfan

This whole thing baffles me. I don’t know how Pelosi is getting congressmen to vote for this monstrosity. Somebody must be blackmailing some of these people to get their votes...seriously.


21 posted on 11/07/2009 9:57:53 PM PST by your local physicist (If the Canadians and Brazilians can drill for oil off their Atlantic coast, why can't we?)
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To: goodnesswins

Political Gigalo.
I am suprized those Freepers that gathered at his office the last few days are not in jail.

Like the Priest who went to CINO Pelosis office was arrested.

I can vote.
I can Pray the Rosary.
God help us.


22 posted on 11/07/2009 9:58:05 PM PST by Global2010 (Strange We Can Believe In)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
"This guy is lucky he’s not near me right now. I’d shove that health care bill right up his ass."

He might enjoy it. In fact he probably would.

23 posted on 11/07/2009 9:58:20 PM PST by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: your local physicist

Do you have a link on the WSJ story?

I need to take that down to my rep’s office.


24 posted on 11/07/2009 9:59:39 PM PST by dila813
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To: dila813
Me neither, I have a high deductable policy right now that's quite affordable and less than half those numbers. I'm hoping if this monstrosity passes that my insurance company will leave the terms unchanged and I won't have to buy a "qualified plan."

Mark my words, if this thing passes the senate, the democrats will pay a heavy price in 2010 and 2012. Then the GOP will repeal it in 2013.

25 posted on 11/07/2009 10:00:28 PM PST by your local physicist (If the Canadians and Brazilians can drill for oil off their Atlantic coast, why can't we?)
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To: dila813

Link here:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704795604574519671055918380.html


26 posted on 11/07/2009 10:01:22 PM PST by your local physicist (If the Canadians and Brazilians can drill for oil off their Atlantic coast, why can't we?)
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To: your local physicist
"I don’t know how Pelosi is getting congressmen to vote for this monstrosity. Somebody must be blackmailing some of these people to get their votes...seriously."

There is dirty pool going on. Count on that. As for Pelosi, she is a rotten filthy pig.

27 posted on 11/07/2009 10:03:55 PM PST by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: blackbart.223

I think you’re right about that. There are some weird nasty “negotiations” going on in Washington. I’m not sure who’s behind it all but I have some ideas, and it’s not who you might think at first.


28 posted on 11/07/2009 10:06:18 PM PST by your local physicist (If the Canadians and Brazilians can drill for oil off their Atlantic coast, why can't we?)
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To: beethovenfan
I'm wondering what will happen with Insurance companies. If they force them to take all preexisting conditions, its not really insurance any more.

I can picture many Insurance companies ending their business, or raising rates astronomically. We are looking at radical change. Possibly a collapse of the system.

29 posted on 11/07/2009 10:07:55 PM PST by PA-RIVER (Don't blame me. I voted for the American guy.)
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To: dila813
This bill prohibits exclusions based on preexisting conditions

They will be buying coverage in the back of the ambulance on the way to the hospital.

30 posted on 11/07/2009 10:08:08 PM PST by this_ol_patriot (I saw manbearpig and all I got was this lousy tagline.)
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To: your local physicist
"I'm hoping if this monstrosity passes that my insurance company will leave the terms unchanged and I won't have to buy a "qualified plan."

You are whistling past the graveyard if you think that. Whoever voted for this is lower than snake shit in a waggon wheel rut.

31 posted on 11/07/2009 10:08:37 PM PST by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: your local physicist

Senator GOP COBURN is saying the the House S%&**( You! I am going to read this Bill in its entirety if it is ever brought to the floor of the Senate.

;LOVELY!~/


32 posted on 11/07/2009 10:10:27 PM PST by dila813
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To: blackbart.223

These insurance companies are going to want to cut and run. They don’t want to be under the hammer of government anymore than we do.


33 posted on 11/07/2009 10:11:52 PM PST by dila813
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To: blackbart.223

I know the odds are probably against it, but insurance companies could make much more money off current policies than “qualified plans”, so they may be inclined to leave the terms unchanged for as long as they can. It depends how this POS bill is written: the premiums have to go up with inflation, and if that is considered a change in terms than I’m out of luck. We got to hit the senate hard to defeat this POS.


34 posted on 11/07/2009 10:12:48 PM PST by your local physicist (If the Canadians and Brazilians can drill for oil off their Atlantic coast, why can't we?)
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To: PA-RIVER
"I can picture many Insurance companies ending their business, or raising rates astronomically. We are looking at radical change. Possibly a collapse of the system."

Not possibly. Definitely.

35 posted on 11/07/2009 10:13:35 PM PST by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: dila813
If you come upon your congressman's office burning one day with socialist still inside, what do you do as soon as the fire begins to subside enough fo you to apprach the door? :

A. Add green apple wood because its smoke goes well with pork

B. Add wet hickory chips because you like St. Louis style ribs

C. Add dry oak because it burns hotter than hell.

36 posted on 11/07/2009 10:15:32 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: dila813

This post should have come with a BARF ALERT!


37 posted on 11/07/2009 10:16:02 PM PST by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace
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To: your local physicist
"It depends how this POS bill is written."

If it gets past the senate that won't matter. They will tack anything to it they want. Catch 22.

38 posted on 11/07/2009 10:26:10 PM PST by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: dila813
"Tonight I cast a historic vote to overhaul America’s failing healthcare system to improve the healthcare of all Americans."

According to who? This guy is a slimey low life. Nancy most likely has some dirt on him. Not hard to dig up in DC if you are an insider. What I find interesting is how "men" at foggy bottom drop their trowsers for Nancy and say thank you sir(it) may I please have another.

39 posted on 11/07/2009 10:35:12 PM PST by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: dila813
"These insurance companies are going to want to cut and run. They don’t want to be under the hammer of government anymore than we do."

That's The African's(Obama) plan. Count on it.

40 posted on 11/07/2009 10:38:48 PM PST by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: blackbart.223

What ever it is, he is with the the Polosicare Program with a goose step.


41 posted on 11/07/2009 10:40:39 PM PST by dila813
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To: dila813
"What ever it is, he is with the the Polosicare Program with a goose step."

Goose step is correct. Hitler would be proud of this lot.

42 posted on 11/07/2009 10:43:20 PM PST by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: piasa
Well ya know I really like my ribs but this time I gotta go with the dry oak.

Enjoy your one term, Schraeder.

43 posted on 11/07/2009 10:59:02 PM PST by Clinging Bitterly (MMM MMM MM!)
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And we’ll be pushing hard on the old Soviet op. Defazio too. VERY hard.


44 posted on 11/07/2009 11:01:00 PM PST by Clinging Bitterly (MMM MMM MM!)
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To: dila813
It makes healthcare coverage more affordable to individuals and businesses as well as constraining costs much more than the original legislation.

...what a lying sack of $hit.

45 posted on 11/07/2009 11:03:03 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: piasa

D - nothing. let the fire burn, find congressman’s ashes..and then pee on them.


46 posted on 11/07/2009 11:04:46 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

You made my night, lol


47 posted on 11/07/2009 11:13:04 PM PST by dila813
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To: goodnesswins
He’s going to be a one termer....mark my word....he’s MY Rep.....

My rep is "way too many termer" Wu. No one ever puts up much of a race against him. Is there someone in your district (which is also my brothers) that can defeat Schrader?
48 posted on 11/08/2009 12:45:11 AM PST by dirtman
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To: dila813
Kurt Schrader is avoiding constituents, both voice mail boxes are full so you can’t even leave a message. No one in either office to answer phones.

(202) 225-5711 (503) 588-9100

49 posted on 11/08/2009 9:28:47 AM PST by HangFire (I'm only shooting black guns until they come up with something darker...)
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To: HangFire

Hiding under the desk with a letter opener in their left hand and a pencil in the right.


50 posted on 11/08/2009 9:31:41 AM PST by dila813
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