Skip to comments.Flashback: Pelosi: Obamacare Allows You to Quit Your Job and Become 'Whatever'
Posted on 01/11/2019 10:09:16 AM PST by TigerClaws
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday that Obamacare facilitates the type of liberation that the Founders had in mind because it allows you to quit your job and become a photographer, a writer, a musician--or whatever.
As you hear from these stories, this is a liberation, Pelosi said at a Capitol Hill news conference Thursday.
This is what our founders had in mind--ever expanding opportunity for people.
You want to be a photographer or a writer or a musician, whatever -- an artist, you want to be self-employed, if you want to start a business, you want to change jobs, you no longer are prohibited from doing that because you cant have access to health care, especially because you do not want to put your family at risk, she said.
The House Democratic Leader appeared alongisde House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.), to celebrate the health care law that was passed two years ago Friday.
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Pelosi presented several constituents who told personal accounts of how the law has benefited them by allowing children to stay on their parents health plan until the age of 26, and ending denial of coverage for preexisting conditions. Ad Feedback
How many people in America do you think have a preexisting medical condition?" Pelosi asked. That is, they may have been sick when they were little, or they had cancer and are now cancer free, and isnt that a celebration?
But you always carry the preexisting condition and the discrimination with you -- until now, she said. And we cannot let that be rolled back, that affects tens of millions of Americans directly and their families as well, so our whole country.
In May of 2010, Pelosi praised the bill in a similar way, encouraging artists to pursue their passions and leave it to the government to provide their health care.
We see it as an entrepreneurial bill, she said at the time. A bill that says to someone, if you want to be creative and be a musician or whatever, you can leave your work, focus on your talent, your skill, your passion, your aspirations because you will have health care. You wont have to be job locked.
She must be talking out of her ‘Whatever’.......................
Actually, since the Obamacare plans are so bad in terms of doctors that accecpt it, high premiums, and high deductibles, it limits people since they can’t get health insurance that’s comparable to what they got through their employers.
FR is his SHOW PREP!......................
I believe you are correct. When I spend a good amount of time on FR, listening to Rush is redundant. Perhaps that is why it is his best kept secret.
It’s Nancy “Botox” Pelosi vs. Alexandria “Free Money” Ocasio-Cortez. The race is on to see who will say the greater number of stupid things. Pelosi is currently in the lead. But Ocasio-Cortez has her whole career ahead of her.
It’s going to be close.
Based on what PDJT has explained about USA trade deals, the reason that citizens dont have the financial flexibility to do the things that they want to do is because Democrats and RINOs have made bad trade deals that caused US factories to close down, workers losing their jobs.
This is what our founders had in mind....”
NOPE. Not even close!
Democrats never worry when military is laid off.
They never worry when oil field workers are laid off. Or coal workers.
They never worry if high taxes close businesses or the economic impact of any of their politics.
But federal workers?
Now they care.
...or go wash illegals feet...
If it is so great, why id Congress exempt themselves and their staff from it?
Well, it’s a fact someone received a roasting due to their
“wherever”. San Fran Nan deserves just as much.
Pity party begins promptly after kindergarten. Be sure to bring your parents permission slip or you’ll be unable to attend. Also, we expect gifts, expensive gifts.
Nancy, your mental capabilities are rapidly crystallizing with no signs of improvement. Your obnoxiousness is stronger today. Quarantine would be the only answer.
welfare style health
for people Pelousy encourages to quit working and become full time welfare takers
she’s so wed to the idea of making ALL Americans DEPENDENT for their livelihoods (and their very LIVES) ... dependent on HER tyrannical government
...we’ll know what sin it after it is passed...
Indeed. Trump is offering all furloughed employees the golden opportunity to release their inner < insert fabulously lucrative career move here >, just line Pelosi said they could!
Bad for taxpayers, though. Once the shutdown ends, the newly-minted rock stars (or movie directors or whatever) will still get their back pay.
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