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If Court Squashes 'Obamacare,' IT May Suffer: HIMSS
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IT Joe
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IT Joe,
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4/6/2012 | 3:40:29 PM
re: If Court Squashes 'Obamacare,' IT May Suffer: HIMSS
You know, you are looking at things very one sided. You might want to hear both sides and take a little more caution here buddy. The things others are trying to warn you about are real, try listening a little more to the other side of the debate and you might find there are much better options than ObamaCare. According to your logic, the government should get involved in Grocery stores, because the prices are rising. There are other options that are much better, John Stossel had a great show on his solution to our healthcare problems that would really help get prices down and make things more affordable. Giving the government the keys to my healthcare is just plain stupid and lazy. Please read more opinions on this, there are much better options than getting the government involved. Cheers.
Matt28
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4/6/2012 | 1:40:08 PM
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Everyone should have a health care plan. We all need to have a stake in the game. The problem arises with what's in the 2074 page bill. There is sure to be too much government control in that monster.

Here is a simple plan. The government sets a minimum level of helath care each person must have. If you are happy with the minimum level, purchase a plan that meets the minimum. You want more coverage, pay for more. If you can't afford the minimum, apply for government assistance like everything else. If you try to avoid purchasing a plan the HCRS (Health Care Revenue Service) hunts you down like a dog and makes you pay, just like taxes.
YMOM100
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4/5/2012 | 10:06:53 PM
re: If Court Squashes 'Obamacare,' IT May Suffer: HIMSS
The do away with Medicaid and Medicare as well and eliminate social security, pensions, unemployment insurance, and any public works such as fire stations and police.
Sarcams aside, what is in the legislation is basically a watered down version of the health care system of Canada and Germany. Hardly communist countries!

Again just some right-winger bs without knowing any facts.
YMOM100
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YMOM100,
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4/5/2012 | 10:04:35 PM
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I rather have rationed healthcare (which the legislation will NOT do) and than no healthcare.
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4/5/2012 | 6:17:17 PM
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Show how it would increase the cost and how it would ration...wait, it's rationed now. And costs keep increasing now as well.
dmerchant712
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4/5/2012 | 6:13:09 PM
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So, we should do away with speed limits, because that's the gov controlling an aspect of our lives? We should do away with mandatory car insurance because that's the gov (state) controlling an aspect of our lives. Food companies shouldn't have to list ingredients since that's the gov controlling an aspect of our lives. Companies should be allowed to bait and switch because otherwise its the gov controlling an aspect of our lives.

A civilization is give and take, balance between total freedom (anarchy) and regulations (government). Doesn't mean gov should have no limits, but no regulation is not usually a good thing either. And you speak of welfare - what about corporate welfare? Like oil companies making record profits getting subsidies (welfare) from the gov?

Plus, folks, look up the definition of socialism. It may not quite mean what you think it means.
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4/4/2012 | 7:36:11 PM
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I will gladly give up any potential revenue to get rid of this junk legislation which will bury us all in debt, give the government new powers to force the individual to buy products, increase the cost of health care and ration health care for all of us.
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4/4/2012 | 6:26:03 PM
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ObamaCare must go down in flames. Socilized medicine is the only outcome with his law to take over healthcare and control yet another aspect of our lives. This one is the crown jewel for them if we let it go - think about it, they will have a say in what we eat, how we live, who gets care, who doesn't - no thanks. Its just another step towards looking like a communist country.
In regards to this article, forget about whining about any pork-barrel IT projects you think we will lose. In the end we all lose our freedoms if his draconian law passes with the Supreme court. Thank you again liberal democrats for passing yet another form of welfare.


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