Skip to comments.Obamacare Medicaid Split Creates Two Americas for Poor (Time to vote for RATS)
Posted on 01/07/2014 2:10:54 AM PST by Libloather
The Medicaid fight offers hope for Democrats whose 2014 election chances took a hit from the embarrassing October rollout of the insurance exchanges, said Ed Rendell, the former Pennsylvania governor and ex-chairman of the Democratic National Committee. In states like Florida and Pennsylvania, Medicaid may make a difference in governors races, he said.
Youre telling people who dont have health care now that you can give it to them, and thats something that can get people off their duffs and turn out the vote, Rendell said in a telephone interview.
Were having a desperate struggle to pay for those on the rolls now, and to add several hundred thousand, the moneys not there, said Alabama Representative Jim McClendon, the Republican chairman of the state Houses health committee. Its just that simple.
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The old American dream: (1) Get a job (2) Get married (3) Have two kids (4) Buy my own home (5) Take good care of my family.-------The new American dream: (1) Get on SSI Disability (2) Get on Medicaid (3) Get the rent paid for by the HUD Section 8 program (4) Apply for utilities subsidies (5) Get SNAP Food Stamps for groceries (6) Get a free Obama phone (7) Play video games, drink beer, and smoke weed every day.
I love reading the comments. Most of them I agree with.
I have a friend who just can’t understand Medicaid is welfare, not insurance.
And yet adding millions to the Medicare rolls is somehow supposed to miraculously solve the issue of waiting for appointments.
high cholesterol, chronic sinus pain and a bad back, she depends on emergency rooms and nonprofit clinics
Why does any of that require an ER???
Take your generic statins, try a steam bowl w/eucalyptus and some decongestants, stretch that back and take a hot bath and some NSAIDS.
She should need to see a physician just to monitor the meds.
As long as the fake money to fund the party continues to work, it’s great to be a Democrat!