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RomneyCare by the Numbers
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Posted on 07/02/2012 4:17:00 PM PDT by SoConPubbie

-According to the Beacon Hill Institute the RomneyCare plan has increased total health insurance costs by $4.3 Billion.

-The Kiaser Family Foundation recently found that Massachusetts health insurance premiums are now the highest in the nation. This has come about since the passage of RomneyCare.

-Since the passage of RomneyCare, healthcare costs paid by the state have risen until they now account for 40% of the state budget.

-According to current projections, the average median-income family will be expected to pay nearly a third of its income toward health insurance premiums by 2016.

-According to the Pioneer Institute, total spending on Uncompensated Care and Commonwealth Care has increased by 38% since the passage of RomneyCare.

-Since 2004, the average annual premium for non-group insurance nationally increased from $4,424 to $6,328 in 2009. The Massachusetts Average increased from $10,126 to 13,288 in 2009, spiking up to nearly $17,000 in 2007. RomneyCare was passed in 2006 with the partial purpose of addressing the fact that Massachusetts residents paid so much more than the rest of the country for health insurance.

-Since the passage of RomneyCare the percentage of residents with difficulty paying off their medical bills has remained essentially unchanged. Why are we paying so much more for the same results?

-According to the Beacon Hill Institute, RomneyCare is responsible for nearly 18,500 lost jobs since its passage.

-Since the passage of RomneyCare the average cost of individual coverage has increased by more than 36%

-Since the passage of RomneyCare there has been no significant reduction in Commonwealth Care administrative costs as was promised.

-Since its passage, RomneyCare has cost the Massachusetts economy $29 Million in annual private investment.


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
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To: NoLibZone
Do you reject the political wisdom of:

Yes I do.


51 posted on 07/02/2012 7:22:55 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: Trod Upon
There is a small, fanatical cabal of Mormon haters and 0bama supporters active on FR. They fit like peas in a pod and aren’t interested in anything beyond ensuring the defeat of “Mittens”; don’t waste your time on them, because they are pretty much beyond reason at this point. It’s interesting to note that they seem to become most shrill around Freepathon time. Didn’t really see many of their threads since the last funding drive ended...now they’re back like herpes. Coincidence?

Ahh, the Hate Card and name-calling.

The last refuge of those who have sold their souls, principles and ethics for political expediance and fear of the unknown backing a known lying, left-wing, Progressive Liberal.
52 posted on 07/02/2012 7:26:03 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: RaisingCain

I’ve established the fact that you want 0 to win, I hope you are wrong, genius nancy.


53 posted on 07/02/2012 7:36:25 PM PDT by gilor (Pull the wool over your own eyes!)
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To: SoConPubbie

This is a sick thread.


54 posted on 07/02/2012 7:39:31 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: SoConPubbie
You disagree with the choice of those shown in Row1 and share the beliefs of Mitt by those shown on row 2.
55 posted on 07/02/2012 9:42:53 PM PDT by NoLibZone (We must get down on our knees each day and thank God that McCain/Palin didn't win in '08.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Who do you support in the 2012 election?


56 posted on 07/02/2012 9:44:33 PM PDT by NoLibZone (We must get down on our knees each day and thank God that McCain/Palin didn't win in '08.)
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To: SoConPubbie

To: SoConPubbie

Do you reject the political wisdom of:

Dick Cheney
Sarah Palin
Michele Bachmann
RUSH
George W Bush

As well as the NLRC’s last two picks for president?

12 posted on Monday, July 02, 2012 4:35:51 PM by NoLibZone

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To: NoLibZone
Do you reject the political wisdom of:

Yes I do.

51 posted on Monday, July 02, 2012 7:22:55 PM by SoConPubbie

Well then there’s your sign.


57 posted on 07/02/2012 9:51:07 PM PDT by NoLibZone (We must get down on our knees each day and thank God that McCain/Palin didn't win in '08.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Rich coming from the guy on a crusade to re-elect 0bama.


58 posted on 07/03/2012 4:08:52 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: NoLibZone
Who do you support in the 2012 election?

Any true conservative or Conservative Republican.

Since Romney doesn't even qualify as a Republican given his record as a lying, left-wing, Progressive Liberal I'll have to look somewhere else.

Therefore, I'll either be writing in Sarah Palin or voting Virgil Goode.


59 posted on 07/03/2012 8:45:37 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: Trod Upon
Rich coming from the guy on a crusade to re-elect 0bama.

There you go again, making my point for me.

When someone has lost the argument or is backing something or someone that actually goes against their stated principles, all they have left is false accusations and the Hate card.
60 posted on 07/03/2012 8:47:17 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: NoLibZone
You disagree with the choice of those shown in Row1 and share the beliefs of Mitt by those shown on row 2.

Once again, those who are violating their own stated principles by supporting a known lying, left-wing, Progressive Liberal are left with only two options:

1. Bringing out the Hate Card.
2. Name-Calling
3. or False Accusations.

This is the actual record of that liar you are supporting:


61 posted on 07/03/2012 8:49:55 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: ladyjane
This is a sick thread.

You'll notice that not one of the ABO's and MittBots have been able to provide a logical, cogent, rebuttal to the facts presented in the thread.

Nope, all they can do is bring out the hysterical Hate Card and name-calling because they cannot defend the lying, left-wing, Progressive Liberal Mitt Romney when presented with his record.

It would appear that succombing to the unprincipled ABO position drives them into some sort of madness when confronted by the truth.
62 posted on 07/03/2012 8:55:40 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: SoConPubbie

You support no alternative to Obama.


63 posted on 07/03/2012 9:34:14 PM PDT by NoLibZone (We must get down on our knees each day and thank God that McCain/Palin didn't win in '08.)
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To: All

SoConPubbie supports no alternative to OBama,

Its now official.


64 posted on 07/03/2012 9:35:36 PM PDT by NoLibZone (We must get down on our knees each day and thank God that McCain/Palin didn't win in '08.)
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To: NoLibZone
You support no alternative to Obama.

Nope, as I have posted before, I support to options that are not Obama:

1. Write-in Sarah Palin
2. Vote for Virgil Goode - Constitution Party.



Both are actual conservatives as shown by their records. Both are not Liars.

Neither can be said of Romney.

I see you are still lying about other Freepers.
65 posted on 07/03/2012 9:38:49 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: NoLibZone

(stop it with those pesky facts already!!!)


66 posted on 07/03/2012 9:39:02 PM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Hegewisch Dupa
(stop it with those pesky facts already!!!)

See post #65.

As for facts, the ABOs and MittBots have none to support their position.

Just fearmongering, the Hate Card, and name-calling.

Seems to be a mental condition that goes along with selling out your conservative principles.
67 posted on 07/03/2012 9:41:01 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Virgil Goode is who you feel would be a good alternative to Obama.

Sarah can’t work based on your principles:

“I am convinced that governor Romney, if he is our nominee and if he is elected president, he will know to surround himself with those that will inherently know to go right, to err on the side of smaller, smarter government and that gives me a lot of confidence.”- Sarah Palin 4-12-2012

I look forward to your Virgil Goode Threads.

Can you link to any so I can read up on him?


68 posted on 07/03/2012 9:46:38 PM PDT by NoLibZone (We must get down on our knees each day and thank God that McCain/Palin didn't win in '08.)
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To: NoLibZone
Sarah can’t work based on your principles:

Sorry, but my principles allow me to vote for somebody I disagree with.

I just can't vote for a lying, left-wing, Progressive Liberal like Mitt Romney:


69 posted on 07/03/2012 9:48:33 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: NoLibZone

THere is a point where it just gets too ludicrous for words. It would be entertaining, if it weren’t so dangerously sad.


70 posted on 07/03/2012 9:51:45 PM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Hegewisch Dupa; SoConPubbie

SoConPubbie says Vigil Goode is a good alternative to Obama.

Can you help me find all the threads he has posted about Virgil?

Ok , can you help me find some of threads SoConPubbie has posted about Virgil?

Ok Ok, Can you help me find one thread he has posted about Virgil?


71 posted on 07/03/2012 9:51:54 PM PDT by NoLibZone (We must get down on our knees each day and thank God that McCain/Palin didn't win in '08.)
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To: SoConPubbie

This is going to be a nightmare.

Can you imagine the debates?

I don’t know how Romney can argue our side on this issue, particularly when they have prepared for this since 2008.


72 posted on 07/03/2012 9:52:49 PM PDT by rem_mitchell
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

Its Occupy Mitt.

Like all OWS protests-

No solution.

Just more chanting.


73 posted on 07/03/2012 9:53:20 PM PDT by NoLibZone (We must get down on our knees each day and thank God that McCain/Palin didn't win in '08.)
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To: NoLibZone; Hegewisch Dupa
Articles posted on FreeRepublic

You'll find several posted by me.

For being such a prodigious RomneyBot poster on FreeRepublic you sure seem rather ignorant of it's search capabilities.
74 posted on 07/03/2012 9:55:38 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: NoLibZone

That is absolutely the perfect description - nicely done!


75 posted on 07/03/2012 9:56:17 PM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: rem_mitchell

Welcome Kos member since 7-2-2102

Let me guess you too have no alternative candidate to Mitt.


76 posted on 07/03/2012 9:56:54 PM PDT by NoLibZone (We must get down on our knees each day and thank God that McCain/Palin didn't win in '08.)
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To: rem_mitchell
I don’t know how Romney can argue our side on this issue, particularly when they have prepared for this since 2008.

Romney will get creamed in any debates.

Being the coward and liar that his is, and given the complete lack of any type of principles or morals in Obama or his camp, Romney will probably run away and refuse to debate.

All Obama has to say is You agreed with my position at this point in time and Romney will get that famous deer in the headlights look on his face.
77 posted on 07/03/2012 9:58:01 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: Hegewisch Dupa
Like any Occupy protest they have no idea what to offer as a solution:


78 posted on 07/03/2012 9:59:01 PM PDT by NoLibZone (We must get down on our knees each day and thank God that McCain/Palin didn't win in '08.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Link to some of your articles on how well Virgil will do.


79 posted on 07/03/2012 10:00:00 PM PDT by NoLibZone (We must get down on our knees each day and thank God that McCain/Palin didn't win in '08.)
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To: NoLibZone; rem_mitchell
Welcome Kos member since 7-2-2102

Let me guess you too have no alternative


Don't let the slander, fearmongering and constant lying by the ABO crowd and MittBots bother you rem_mitchell.

It's standard operating procedure for these conservatives who have sold out their souls and their principles and are now shilling for a known lying, left-wing, progressive Liberal because of their fear of Obama.
80 posted on 07/03/2012 10:02:12 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: NoLibZone
Link to some of your articles on how well Virgil will do.

You have me confused with somebody willing to sell their souls and their principles for a win.

When you do this, your principles are more like mere suggestions.

And the Un-Masking of Mitt Romney, the lying, left-wing, Progressive Liberal, continues . . .
 
"If we must have an enemy at the head of Government, let it be one whom we can oppose, and for whom we are not responsible, who will not involve our party in the disgrace of his foolish and bad measures." - Alexander Hamilton
 
"We don't intend to turn the Republican Party over to the traitors in the battle just ended. We will have no more of those candidates who are pledged to the same goals as our opposition and who seek our support. Turning the Party over to the so-called moderates wouldn’t make any sense at all." -- President Ronald Reagan
 
"A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice." - Thomas Paine 1792
 
"It does not take a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men." - Samuel Adams
 
"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or your arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams
 

81 posted on 07/03/2012 10:03:57 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: rem_mitchell

Amen SoCon’s wisdom - don’t join the dark side - vote for Virg, or that Romney-supporter Sarah, or Peter Pan - whomever it is that can give you that awesome, feel-good-about-yourself feeling - YOU CAN DO IT!


82 posted on 07/03/2012 10:05:25 PM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: SoConPubbie

Romney would just say no, he always was more conservative than whatever Obama suggests he agreed with Obama on...

IF Obama even broaches the subject. Obama is unlikely to want to suggest that Romney is liberal.


83 posted on 07/03/2012 10:05:25 PM PDT by raccoonnookkeeper (I keep raccoons in a nook!)
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To: raccoonnookkeeper
Romney would just say no, he always was more conservative than whatever Obama suggests he agreed with Obama on...

IF Obama even broaches the subject. Obama is unlikely to want to suggest that Romney is liberal.


A distinction without difference my FRiend. Not sure how you arrive at that conclusion given Romney's well documented history and record:

1. Romney implemented Gay Marriage in MA.
2. Romney WHOLE-HEARTEDLY supported Abortion
3. ALL of Romney's nominees for judicial nominations were extremely moderate to downright radical leftists.
4. Romney implemented his own Assault Weapons Ban
5. Romney supported the Brady Bill
6. Romney almost implemented his own Carbon Cap-and-Trade system.
7. Romney implemented his own version of socialized healthcare complete with an individual mandate and $50 abortions. 8. Romney supported Amnesty (McCain-Kennedy)


84 posted on 07/03/2012 10:10:19 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: NoLibZone

So it appears that, assuming that that was the oft-requested Virgil article, that Virg has fantastic ventriloquist skills to speak in other’s voices. This would explain why dummies can’t wait to follow him anywhere....


85 posted on 07/03/2012 10:12:36 PM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Hegewisch Dupa; rem_mitchell
Amen SoCon’s wisdom - don’t join the dark side - vote for Virg, or that Romney-supporter Sarah, or Peter Pan - whomever it is that can give you that awesome, feel-good-about-yourself feeling - YOU CAN DO IT!

See rem_mitchell, not a logical, cogent, conservative, moral thought comes out of the more rabid of the ABO's and MittBots.

They have no ammunition except for name-calling, fearmongering, derision, and the Hate-Card for they are backing a known, left-wing, Progressive Liberal whose record has been well documented on FreeRepublic.

Do not fear posting the truth about Mitt Romney, despite the lack of civil argument by the ABO's and MittBots, this is still a conservative web-site committed to fighting Communists, Marxists, Statists, Progressives and Liberals, whether they have a 'D" or an 'R' next to their names.

Keep fighting the good fight my FRiend.
86 posted on 07/03/2012 10:20:36 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Note that my problem with Romney is that I believe that he will be the easiest candidate for Obama to defeat. I do believe that an Obama 2nd term would be far worse than a Romney term, and I believe that Romney is more likely to be responsive to Republican voters so he would be a better president. My problem with him, is that I’m afraid Obama’s team has been doing anti-Romney research and preparation for four years, so they have a plan to beat him and likely will. My idea is to try to replace Romney at the convention and think we have to start now.


87 posted on 07/04/2012 5:29:39 AM PDT by rem_mitchell
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