Barack Obama, our next President

"The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep," Obama cautioned. Young and charismatic but with little experience on the national level, Obama smashed through racial barriers and easily defeated ... Full Story
LOL

Sparta, NJ

#770668 Oct 13, 2012
And so it goes wrote:
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That was a dumb comment!
Jean is one of Da Bammy's base - please excuse her.
carol

Orlando, FL

#770669 Oct 13, 2012
FIRE THE GOP wrote:
How do I judge super rich guys:
Carnegie: built public institutions to benefit all of society.
Romney?
Where is the Romney hospital for the public's benefit?
He keeps telling citizens to "go the ER for healthcare"
Really? For cancer treatments? The ER?
LIE MUCH ROMNEY!
Where is the Romney job center?
Where is the Romney library for kids?
Where is the Romney anything?
The guy is filthy rich.
Oh! He gives to the Mormons!! Charity?
They don't do any? They sure hoard a lot!
build $50 million dollar temples, private no one allowed. Schitttt they deny members entrance!
Mormons: own $100 billion in businesses? It has been reported!
Mormon hospital? No!
Mormon anything for the public benefit: no!
$100 billion dollars hoarded away?
Well Mitt Romney gave them a few million more. Isn't that great?
People search: Mitt Romney Serial Liar
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I hope you lose big time. You are so full of shit if you're eyes aren't brown already, they are now.

How do you know how much Romney has given to private individuals who were struggling or donated to these hospitals?

How many people has Obama helped out or donated to hospitals or gave anything out of his own pocket to benefit others?

He couldn't even help the people in the slums in his district for 8 years - one of them was owned by his own Valerie Jarrett, the power behind the throne.

He cares nothing about the poor. He only cares about them giving him the power to control them.
Stop The Hate

Woodbridge, VA

#770670 Oct 13, 2012
dem wrote:
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Are you trying to blow me, ma'am?
LOL Are you still trying to help your best friend out?

Dem, go to DC. There you can meet Obama, and then go to 14th street and pick ya up a bimbo with big lips. Being your first time. You want a pro ho that knows how to blow.

Decent women wouldn't give your ass the time of day.
LOL

Sparta, NJ

#770671 Oct 13, 2012
And so it goes wrote:
EPIC-MRA September poll of Michigan had Obama up by 10 points. This month Obama only up by 3.
Next month ... pffft. But you must be on the lookout for a car trunk filled with ballots - Michigan tends to put clowns in office that way.
FIRE THE GOP

Lillington, NC

#770674 Oct 13, 2012
WAXBALLLLLZZZZZ!

Do that "moonbat" bit again!

"Hows the weather on the moon?"

I've only seen it a hundred times!

Do again, again, aginnnn, agn!

That is if you and easy misled LOL and carol are done crossing weeeeeenis in the shed?

LOL

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Waxman wrote:
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Nothing better to do again today, eh oddball?
Razors Edge

Chicago, IL

#770675 Oct 13, 2012
That's funny, that's all you do 24/7 is blooogie... bloogie... bloogie.. bup bu-boggie..
carol

Orlando, FL

#770677 Oct 13, 2012
yepperz wrote:
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As usual, the Republican claim begins with a real fact. The Affordable Care Act really does reduce Medicare spending by more than $700 billion over the next ten years. And while some of those cuts represent efforts to reduce overpayments to private insurers in the Medicare Advantage program, some of those cuts represent reductions in what hospitals will make for taking care of Medicare patients.
An independent analysis of the Affordable Care Act suggested that some hospitals might not be able to adapt these reductions—and that, as a result, 15 percent would become unprofitable. If that happens, they might stop seeing as many Medicare patients, forcing seniors to wait longer for care. Or Congress might decide to ease up on the cuts, cause the law's total cost to rise.
The analysis comes from Richard Foster, Medicare’s chief actuary. He is smart and honest, so you should take what he says seriously. But plenty of smart and honest analysts take a different view.
They point out that the Affordable Care Act doesn’t simply make crude, across-the-board payment reductions—as, say, the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 did. Instead, Obamacare also introduces incentives designed to reward efficiency. In addition, the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of coverage—remember, it will mean 30 million additional Americans have insurance—should reduce the number of uninsured people showing up at the emergency room, easing the charity care burden on hospitals.
Keep in mind that the hospital industry endorsed the Affordable Care Act. If it had thought the cuts were too steep, rest assured, it would have howled.
To be clear, Foster could be right that hospitals will struggle. But would 15 percent of hospitals losing money be a disaster? In most industries, it wouldn’t be.(If there’s a line of business where 85 percent of companies break even or make a profit, year after year, please let me know. I’d like to invest.)
Health care isn’t just any other business and Foster, quite appropriately, worries that these providers might reduce services in ways that affect beneficiaries adversely. But some hospitals probably should become unprofitable, because they offer redundant services that drive up the cost of care. And conservatives should know this as well as anybody, because their entire theory of Medicare reform is that cutthroat competition among providers will produce a more efficient health care system. In cutthroat competition, there are always losers.
Which leads us to the real problem with conservatives making this argument. Let’s suppose Foster is right that 15 percent of providers will start losing money and that, as a result, seniors will have more trouble getting care. The same thing would happen under the conservative plans, because they cut just as much money, if not more, from Medicare.
Len Nichols, a well-known health economist and director for George Mason University’s Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics:
http://chhs.gmu.edu/faculty-and-staff/nichols...
Rick Foster’s non-partisan analysis was that 15% of hospitals could not withstand the spending reduction targets of the ACA as they go into effect in 2018 and beyond. It then follows, as the night the day, that they, and probably more hospitals, could not withstand the significantly tighter expenditure controls of the Ryan Budget.
http://www.tnr.com/blog/plank/106299/medicare...
Keep adjusting those blinders. Foster is the head of Medicare and Medicaid spending in the Obama administration.

This article just proved the other sources (AP and WSJ) were correct. The author of your article wrote:

"Foster, quite appropriately, worries that these providers might reduce services in ways that affect beneficiaries adversely. But some hospitals PROBABLY SHOULD become unprofitable."

...PROBABLY SHOULD become profitable????

Since: Feb 10

ny ny

#770679 Oct 13, 2012
And so it goes wrote:
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That was a dumb comment!
Still can't find it? Lol,,and you call that comment dumb? Can you find your ass with two hands? C'mon now, go find the link. It's not that hard, ask someone to help you dear, you can do it!
LOL

Sparta, NJ

#770681 Oct 13, 2012
Well, it's been alost 20 minutes since "dem" (small "d" intended) has responded. Looks like the garbage has been successfully jettisoned. LOL

... now to put a strait jacket on the silly bastard called "Fire the GOP" ...
carol

Chicago, IL

#770682 Oct 13, 2012
carol wrote:
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I hope you lose big time. You are so full of shit if you're eyes aren't brown already, they are now.
How do you know how much Romney has given to private individuals who were struggling or donated to these hospitals?
How many people has Obama helped out or donated to hospitals or gave anything out of his own pocket to benefit others?
He couldn't even help the people in the slums in his district for 8 years - one of them was owned by his own Valerie Jarrett, the power behind the throne.
He cares nothing about the poor. He only cares about them giving him the power to control them.
carol's clitoris wilts under the pressure, just like her husband in Korea when he ran down Pork Chop Hill screaming, "I love wontons, don't shoot!" Goddam commies...
LOL

Sparta, NJ

#770683 Oct 13, 2012
... a straight jacket would be ok as well. LOL
carol

Orlando, FL

#770684 Oct 13, 2012
kuda wrote:
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Math is formal logic. Formulas have specific values.
I respect that you prefer Romney to Obama, but not with your unsupported arguments in support of your preference. Citing corporations and people who share your preference also adds no weight to your preference.
Think of this election as having an old run-down car that keeps breaking down everytime you turn around and a newer model which hasn't been tested yet but is a much better bet on what you have now.

You have nothing to lose by choosing the other car and the possibility it will run better or having no transportation if you keep the one you have.
carol

Orlando, FL

#770685 Oct 13, 2012
Obama couldn't even help the people in the slums in his district for 8 years - and one of them was owned by Valerie Jarrett, the power behind the throne.

He cares nothing about the poor. He only cares about having the power to have control over them.
And so it goes

Gering, NE

#770686 Oct 13, 2012
In a Survey USA/Denver Post poll, Romney leads Obama by one point, 48%-47%.

According to the poll, the Colorado voters who changed their minds the most after the Denver debate were college-educated voters. The Post notes that Obama led among college-educated voters by five points before the debate and Romney leads by five points after the debate.
Stop The Hate

Woodbridge, VA

#770688 Oct 13, 2012
Razors Edge wrote:
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On 14th street? It's obviously been a few decades since you've turned any tricks in DC?
Must be hard for you after all these years, huh? Well, you know what they say. If you fall off the donkey, you have to get right back on. Why didn't ya? What happend? Did the women run dry, or did you run out of Obama Care money?
carol

Orlando, FL

#770689 Oct 13, 2012
yepperz wrote:
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The post she is talking about was directed at her. She's whipping around like an out of control fire hose. Accused me of being a liar when she was completely on a different page and didn't know it. I said her head was up her ass. Which it is.
I'm posting factual information from credible sources reporting very disturbing information if Obama is reelected and Obamacare is guaranteed.

As far as whipping around like a hose out of control, you should be whipping yourself with a hose - uncontrollably.
LOL

Sparta, NJ

#770690 Oct 13, 2012
carol wrote:
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Think of this election as having an old run-down car that keeps breaking down everytime you turn around and a newer model which hasn't been tested yet but is a much better bet on what you have now.
You have nothing to lose by choosing the other car and the possibility it will run better or having no transportation if you keep the one you have.
... and if it doesn't work out, you can always trade it in for another. But you're right: The Edsel looked like a good experiment, but it failed time and time again. No sense keeping it ... just exhibit it in a museum for old times' sake.
And so it goes

Gering, NE

#770691 Oct 13, 2012
Do you think libs would agree with Romney about cutting PBS if they knew Chik-Fil-A runs sponsorship ads on the network?

What to do?
Stop The Hate

Woodbridge, VA

#770693 Oct 13, 2012
LOL wrote:
Well, it's been alost 20 minutes since "dem" (small "d" intended) has responded. Looks like the garbage has been successfully jettisoned. LOL
... now to put a strait jacket on the silly bastard called "Fire the GOP" ...
LOL I am glad you are on my side.
carol

Orlando, FL

#770695 Oct 13, 2012
dem wrote:
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I'd rather walk than vote for rich azzholes who want to take your Medicare, carol.
You shouldn't be worried about my Medicare. You should be worried about yours. It ain't gonna be there anymore if Obama gets his way. At least 30 million more people are going to be waiting ahead of you in ERs and clinics and that's not even including the thousands who are going to be dropped from their employers' plans behind you.

The health care system is going to collapse, doctors are going to refuse to take Medicare patients (they doing that now in alarming numbers) and somebody is going to have to pay for all of this when more and more industries pack up and leave.

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