Public loves Obamacare!

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  1. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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  2. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    ^Check your link.

    Not that any of the crybabies here will click on it, anyway.
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  3. Forbin

    Forbin Do you feel fluffy, punk?

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    The Prussian Mafia Sex crazed nympho

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  5. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    ^I wouldn't class you as a crybaby.

    Castle, Ramen, Muad, et al. on the other hand...
  6. Paladin

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    We'll see how much the public likes it when the IRS starts seizing fines out of their bank accounts.
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  7. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Exactly. Nothing more likely to make me trust a federal program than putting the IRS in charge of it. :confused:
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  8. The Prussian Mafia

    The Prussian Mafia Sex crazed nympho

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    One of the comments below the article made good points as a comparison to all the goodies ACA has to offer. What if someone offered you a car that had leather seats, bluetooth, GPS, iPhone jack, alloy wheels, premium tires, Bose sound system? Sounds great! I'll take it!

    Congrats, here's your fully loaded Mitsubishi Lancer! Enjoy!
  9. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    Except that the exchanges offer a choice of four tiers with several insurers in each tier.

    Or are you saying all U.S. health insurers = Mitsubishi Lancers?
  10. The Prussian Mafia

    The Prussian Mafia Sex crazed nympho

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    I wasn't but now that I think about it...yes.
  11. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    Given the shenanigans they've been allowed to get away with in the past (denial for preexisting conditions, unlimited out-of-pocket, lifetime caps for terminal patients), I'd be inclined to agree.

    Then again, y'all were content to pay them premiums before, even with all of that.

    Seems a little silly to complain about paying them now that they can't pull that shit anymore.
  12. 14thDoctor

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    Yeah, because the IRS collecting tax money to fund government programs is completely unprecedented....
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  13. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Apparently you've not paid much attention to the way they go about it.
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  14. 14thDoctor

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    How much of that is their fault, and how much of that is the fault of the people writing the rules they have to work under?
  15. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    What the IRS has to do is pretty simple. The Massachusetts Department of Revenue has been doing it for a few years. Your insurer issues a medical 1099 which you file with your return. If you don't have one, you don't get the tax credit, so you pay the full amount.
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  16. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    You're right. The IRS has never abused its authority. The TSA is completely trustworthy. The NSA isn't spying on American citizens. Government power is never misused. PAPERS!
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  17. 14thDoctor

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    I know you don't run the place anymore, but do you have any idea when the :strawman: smiley is coming over?
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  18. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Probably about the same time you pull your head out of your ass.
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  19. 14thDoctor

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    Yeah, yeah... the government and all it's employees are evil and/or incompetent and a massive waste of money. Except for you, of course. You're special and different.
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  20. Larry

    Larry 18 wheels a rolling!! Moderator

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    Looks like some people watch a little to much FOX news.. :D
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  21. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    It's sadly obvious.
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  22. Larry

    Larry 18 wheels a rolling!! Moderator

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    You can always tell.. the drool gives it away :D
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  23. Archangel

    Archangel Primus Peritia

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    Because the other stations are so unbiased? I do love FOX though...it makes people like you two foam at the mouth just knowing it exists and doesn't tow the Democrat party line.
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  24. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    Foam? Hardly. We laugh and point fingers, though.
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  25. Archangel

    Archangel Primus Peritia

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    Try playing off however you like.
  26. 14thDoctor

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    This is one of those "I've decided on your behalf how you feel about something, and your denying it only proves I'm right" things?

    Because I love those. They're clever and original. o_O
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  27. Larry

    Larry 18 wheels a rolling!! Moderator

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    It doesn't make me mad at all, Other stations are BIASED as well, BUT they don't hide it like FOX does. Fox claims to be "Fair and impartial" Yeah as Impartial as Rupert Murdoch lets them be. By the way, He OWNS FOX and Clear channel radio. You know the blowhard stations you listen to Rush Limbaugh And Hanity on..
  28. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    But that's so haaarrrd! :sob:
  29. Archangel

    Archangel Primus Peritia

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    That's interesting...considering I don't listen to Rush, Hannity or any of the other talking heads. But it is quite telling how immediately pissed you guys get when someone points out your hatred that FOX is allowed to exist.
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  30. Larry

    Larry 18 wheels a rolling!! Moderator

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    Just like your hatred for the REST of the media, they ALL must be biased, RIGHT?