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Posted on 09/18/2013 10:34:10 PM PDT by neverdem
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Half the country doesn’t work or pay taxes.
Do any of these proposals exclude members of Congress and others? If so, they’re not worth the paper they’re written on. We need something with no exclusions, no waivers for “special” people and interests.
There is no legitimate constitutional authority for the national government to involve itself in "health care."
I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents. -- James Madison, the father of the United States Constitution
I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents.
-- James Madison, the father of the United States Constitution
There are also laws (COBRA) that require Insurance companies to provide coverage for insureds are separated from an employer related policy for 18 or 36 months depending on the details. This is so that they can secure other coverage before the current coverage runs out.
I agree almost entirely with what you say.
About all the obese people compared to earlier times, I think that is a cultural problem that is self inflicted.
As jobs have become more sedentary and fast food establishments around every corner we get larger every year.
I live near a high school, and I am amazed at the size of these kids. I recall when I was in high school, a 200 pound boy was a good size football lineman.
Compared to other states I have lived in, California has above average health care. We have access to the latest equipment and the best doctors as a general rule.
Tort reform has helped.
However, to those patients on Medicaid, they don't get good service here. In the last week I am familiar with two patients who have been perforated during a colonoscopy by two different doctors who specialize in Medicaid patients.