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Why 150,000 doctors, others wrote to oppose Trumpís proposed change in immigration rule
Sacramento Bee ^ | December 08, 2018 | Cathie Anderson

Posted on 12/08/2018 8:12:52 PM PST by artichokegrower

More than 150,000 doctors, health care organizations and others have flooded the Federal Register with comments condemning a Trump administration plan that would make it harder for immigrants to maintain their legal residency status if they seek federal assistance for food, health care or housing.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: California
KEYWORDS: aliens; california; collusion; foreigndoctors; foreignopinion; obamacare
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But what about we citizens who pay for it all.
1 posted on 12/08/2018 8:12:52 PM PST by artichokegrower
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fuoff

Norway requires immigrants earn $47,000 a year to come in.

Socialists need to be consistent in their utopias.


2 posted on 12/08/2018 8:14:33 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Denounce DUAC - The Democrats Un-American Activists Committtee)
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To: artichokegrower

Follow the money. The “150,000 doctors, others” want to keep the taxpayer money flowing to themselves “on behalf” of the immigrants.


3 posted on 12/08/2018 8:14:49 PM PST by Tax-chick (Ask me about my Marine!)
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To: artichokegrower

Send the bill to the 150K a-holes who oppose the common sense course of kicking non-American leeches off of welfare.


4 posted on 12/08/2018 8:15:08 PM PST by jospehm20
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To: artichokegrower

You are just a wallet to libs/socialists.

You are their husbank, they are like modern wives.


5 posted on 12/08/2018 8:15:40 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not Averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: artichokegrower

Meanwhile, the same foreign medical racket people are rejecting many real Americans who need help, especially real American men. ...not to mention their big push for gun control and every other cause of the radical, anti-American left.


6 posted on 12/08/2018 8:18:25 PM PST by familyop ("Welcome to Costco. I love you." - -Costco greeter in the movie, "Idiocracy")
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To: artichokegrower

Why? Because the “medical industry” is a very wide brush, and includes an abundance of crazy democrat liberals.


7 posted on 12/08/2018 8:20:44 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: artichokegrower

This country is FLOODED with foreign-sourced physicians who have imported their parents/relatives who then went on the public dole!


8 posted on 12/08/2018 8:24:00 PM PST by House Atreides (BOYCOTT the NFL, its products and players 100% - PERMANENTLY)
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Single Payer without co-pays or partial premium buy-in is a recipe for YUGE medical financial fraud if not treatment fraud.

TOTAL LOOSER plan.


9 posted on 12/08/2018 8:25:17 PM PST by Paladin2 (Ich kann nicht Deutch... --> plausable deniability)
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To: SpaceBar

Notice the “...and others”

Meaning Media sMatters Flying Monkeys and the usual Pigs-in-a-Basement making themselves look like thousands


10 posted on 12/08/2018 8:39:25 PM PST by digger48
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To: artichokegrower

The American medical (and particularly pharmaceutical) system is a government-run cartel.


11 posted on 12/08/2018 8:41:30 PM PST by PGR88
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Just as I thought, they are worried about losing federal dollars and job losses.

Every state will feel the impact of this rule change, but none more so than California where roughly one in every in every four state residents are immigrants. The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research warned in a statement released Tuesday that California residents could lose $1.67 billion in federal dollars as a result of this policy change, and that large loss would have economic reverberations for not only health-care companies but also for farmers, landlords, financial services companies, grocers, food production companies and more.

Those job losses and the corresponding drop in sales of food and other goods and services would result in a loss of $2.8 billion in spending. Like the changes to the U.S. tariff policy, this type of broad policy shift can have devastating consequences, Ponce said.


12 posted on 12/08/2018 8:42:58 PM PST by Rusty0604
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Forgive me but isn’t things like government assistance, welfare only for Citizens, not non citizens, the hell?


13 posted on 12/08/2018 8:43:27 PM PST by the_individual2014
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To: digger48

One defrocked pill-pusher turned FBI informant, and 149,999 others would make it true.


14 posted on 12/08/2018 8:47:27 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: artichokegrower

I love how they wrote this to sound like 150,000 doctors wrote in opposition, when it appears to be that the combination of doctors, health care organizations, and OTHERS (clearly including leftists and activists) totaled together = 150,000 (if that figure is accurate).

This isn’t about a lack of compassion, or anything remotely like that. We live in a world in which genocide is still a risk; people starve; children are neglected, abused, sold into slavery, and killed; drug cartels torture and kill people just south of our border; and hateful people seek nuclear weapons. We have to protect ourselves and our way of life, AND, we do not owe it to others to destroy ourselves for the sake of appearing ‘fair’. Further, in a world in which things like the above happen, we have a great responsibility to stay strong and solvent as a nation, so that we can be a source of stability in an unstable world.


15 posted on 12/08/2018 8:58:12 PM PST by neverevergiveup
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To: artichokegrower

Lots of libs in medicine but I can tell you that most docs are conservative. The elites occupy administrative and academic positions like in all areas. We have to take these people on and defeat them.


16 posted on 12/08/2018 9:33:55 PM PST by arkfreepdom
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Open borders or a welfare state, can’t have both.


17 posted on 12/08/2018 9:47:29 PM PST by proust ("The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday, but never jam today.")
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To: Tax-chick
The “150,000 doctors, others” want to keep the taxpayer money flowing to themselves “on behalf” of the immigrants.

BINGO!

18 posted on 12/08/2018 9:49:55 PM PST by GOPJ (Term limit DC bureaucracies - a permanent unelected 'ruling class' is a threat to our democracy.)
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To: artichokegrower

These must be the doctors that make all the medical mistakes we done heard tell of.


19 posted on 12/08/2018 9:58:07 PM PST by \/\/ayne (I regret that I have but one subscription cancellation notice to give to my local newspaper.)
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The more diseases we import the more $ for the doctors


20 posted on 12/08/2018 10:03:07 PM PST by RightLady (Save Western Civilization.)
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