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Obama’s radio address describes health insurance as a ‘right
Washington Times ^ | 8-17-13 | Tom Howell Jr.

Posted on 08/18/2013 4:27:11 AM PDT by William Tell 2

President Obama on Saturday offered one of his strongest defenses to date of his signature domestic...

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; aca; deathpanels; healthinsurance; obama; obamacare; zerocare

1 posted on 08/18/2013 4:27:11 AM PDT by William Tell 2
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To: William Tell 2

ANY POS totalitarian thinks that they have a right to FORCE you to do something.

FUBO
FUCONgress
FUUSSC


2 posted on 08/18/2013 4:32:34 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: William Tell 2
Can food and drink and housing and clothing be far behind this health care right the rodeo clown speaks of?
3 posted on 08/18/2013 4:33:27 AM PDT by urbanpovertylawcenter (where the law and poverty collide in an urban setting and sparks fly)
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To: urbanpovertylawcenter
Yes...

You've heard of Food Stamps ?

4 posted on 08/18/2013 4:34:57 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: William Tell 2

I’ve read the Constitution many times and I have yet to see where it says anyone have the right to health insurance.

As for food stamps, I’m pretty sure it says “promote the general welfare” not PROVIDE it!


5 posted on 08/18/2013 4:39:50 AM PDT by rfreedom4u (I have a copy of the Constitution! And I'm not afraid to use it!)
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To: William Tell 2

MY FAMILY HAS A RIGHT TO A $100,000.000 AFRICAN VACATION!


6 posted on 08/18/2013 4:44:03 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama Had A City It Would Look Like Detroit)
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To: PGalt

> ANY POS totalitarian thinks that they have a right to FORCE you to do something.

But its for the “greater good”; their own and no one as long as they have the naieve idiot low info’ers support them. I wonder why Kraft hasn’t been smart and cashed in by coming out with a new flavor of Koolaid, say Obamaid, Benghazi Berry, Scandalous Strawberry, etc...


7 posted on 08/18/2013 4:45:56 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: William Tell 2

If health INSURANCE is a right,why do I have to pay for it and better yet why am I forced to PAY for it if it is a RIGHT?
Do I have to pay for free speech,the right to vote,to worship at my church,to travel from state to state,to pursue my interests?
I know I am a racist to think this way but this type of thinking comes from the ghetto,you know whitey who has sneakers I want,or cars I want and can’t afford, so I will smack Whitney in the head and take it.
This poor excuse for a human being is nothing but a ghetto coke snorting Thug.


8 posted on 08/18/2013 4:46:58 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: William Tell 2
Too many spurious entitlements these days. Just wait till the toxic ones kick in.


9 posted on 08/18/2013 4:52:28 AM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: William Tell 2

If it is morally acceptable for one man to claim another man’s labor, as a right, then shouldn’t the Bamster and the Moocher be somewhere in Mississippi picking cotton?


10 posted on 08/18/2013 4:52:36 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: William Tell 2

if patients have a right to healthcare, what is the word that describes the provider’s obligation to provide it?


11 posted on 08/18/2013 4:53:58 AM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: ballplayer

Notice he said Health Insurance was a right (vs. Healthcare). The usual suspects will get Heath Insurance for free. The rest of us (i.e., those who actually work) will pay through the nose for it. Invented rights are just a mechanism for redistribution of wealth.


12 posted on 08/18/2013 4:54:53 AM PDT by rbg81
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To: urbanpovertylawcenter

‘the rodeo clown speaks of?’

That’s just bull! :)


13 posted on 08/18/2013 4:55:22 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: William Tell 2

14 posted on 08/18/2013 4:57:58 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: William Tell 2

Americans have rights too.

Paramount among those rights is the right to have a legitimate leader. We don’t have one. Instead we have an enigma wrapped in an enigma. He hates this nation, this flag, these people.

We don’t deserve an ‘institution’ like the Federal Reserve that works in concert against the people but for those faceless ones who steer the nation into a one world order corral. Obama is their ranch hand and we’re the cattle.


15 posted on 08/18/2013 5:02:58 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: PGalt

Yep, a right for congress to have special priviledges and create liberal constituency gullible embarcations to support such tyranny of imposition without term limits.


16 posted on 08/18/2013 5:04:45 AM PDT by lavaroise
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To: IbJensen

The States, not the federal government, should decide how the retirement and insurance is for their respective congress members, but they are banding together.


17 posted on 08/18/2013 5:06:59 AM PDT by lavaroise
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To: ballplayer

If someone else has to be forced to do something, it is not a right. Besides, like I tell everyone, having health insurance is not the same as having health care. Because they are using a monopoly model, it will be about 30% less efficient than health care is now, and they are underpaying the current bill by about $300 billion a year as it is. That is about a trillion dollar per year decrease in health services. Not insurance but actual services. We’re seeing some of that in higher pricing of the insurance market to compensate, but it will get worse. I’ve always called this the Affordable Crappy HEalth insurance act or ACHE.

DK


18 posted on 08/18/2013 5:09:17 AM PDT by Dark Knight
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To: William Tell 2

Whatever will Valerie Jarrett come up with next!?!?


19 posted on 08/18/2013 5:20:29 AM PDT by abclily
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To: IbJensen

We do not have a legitimate leader. Valerie Jarrett was never elected, but Obama orates every speech she prepares for him. Valerie Jarrett and the Muslim Brotherhood are in control of Obama. “Al Quaeda is in the house.”


20 posted on 08/18/2013 5:25:26 AM PDT by abclily
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21 posted on 08/18/2013 5:29:22 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: William Tell 2

So I have a right to force someone else to pay for my healthcare? If this is such a great idea, why did we end slavery?


22 posted on 08/18/2013 5:29:48 AM PDT by BinaryBoy (Socialism steals labor from workers.)
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To: William Tell 2
Obama’s radio address describes health insurance as a ‘right'

I remember being taught that in high school: "Life, liberty, and the pursuit of affordable health care."

/sarc

23 posted on 08/18/2013 5:43:00 AM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: ballplayer
If health INSURANCE is a right,why do I have to pay for it and better yet why am I forced to PAY for it if it is a RIGHT? Do I have to pay for free speech,the right to vote,to worship at my church,to travel from state to state,to pursue my interests?

Well, of course there is no automatic right to be given any economic commodity. You have a right to buy and thus own a gun, but not a right to have one given to you by the government.

24 posted on 08/18/2013 5:55:53 AM PDT by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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To: William Tell 2
The “Bill of Rights” are rights. I didn't see health care there.
25 posted on 08/18/2013 5:59:42 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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