You're closer to the truth than you think, because the Democrat party is for special favors for all the special interest groups that you list, at the expense of the country as a whole.<quoted text>
Gunner; it's the Republican party that is anti American. Not only anti American worker, but also anti women, gay, veteran, elderly, student, immigrant, education, children, civil rights, medicare, medicaide, social security, epa, hell, what in hell are you for anyway?
#870633 Mar 8, 2013
#870634 Mar 8, 2013
I hear this all the time from libs....tax loop holes for
sending jobs overseas.
My opinion...there is nothing that has done more to send jobs
overseas the this crazy progressive tax code and massive FED reg
All of these are liberal progressive ideas and concepts and not in
line with any true American conservative principles.
“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”
Since: Jul 08
#870635 Mar 8, 2013
I'm not sure I would ever call it irrational or even hatred, but my view of what's behind the current distaste for the Grumpy Old Prick party is lying, hypocritical, sanctimonious, hateful racist old biddies like you.
#870636 Mar 8, 2013
"no one is trying to avoid taxes"; oh my effing word, take this woman to the asylum
Why do you suppose Mitt didn't reveal his tax returns? Why didn't he reveal how much he has hidden in Switzerland and the Caymans??
Why did he pay income tax to another country? Why did he pay only 13%? You're either insane or retarded.
#870637 Mar 8, 2013
On my own dollar, with a doctor of my choice, not pot luck at some moldy government clinic, waiting in line.
#870638 Mar 8, 2013
And don't forget to include all the deferred pension costs for all the government workers, doubling the cost in the long term.
#870639 Mar 8, 2013
Ha! The real question is "what is up with your OWS Crowd?", dumbfk.
#870640 Mar 8, 2013
Peanut Gallery Post # 2.
#870641 Mar 8, 2013
Peanut Gallery Post # 3.
#870642 Mar 8, 2013
Democrats is the Party of Low Expectation whether than offering a Hand Up they offer Hand Outs!!
Since: Feb 08
#870643 Mar 8, 2013
Um, ever hear of Medicaid, Medicare and the grandaddy of them all, Obamacare?
#870644 Mar 8, 2013
Galt has never had any claim or procedure denied.
Why should any "administrator" have any say?
#870645 Mar 8, 2013
The Republican party is badly in need of reform.
Just because two stupid cadidates was sent forward out of the
primary and was defeated in the election....does not mean
the Tea Party was a bad idea.
There is nothing wrong with those who believe in the Bible and
Libertarians are not driven by a self serving egos.
#870646 Mar 8, 2013
What about John "Hienz" Jerry docking his boat out of state to avoid taxes?
You are such as sleazbag lily!
John Kerry Saves $500,000 By Docking 76-Foot Luxury Yacht Out Of State
How about Charlie Rengal, sleazeball lily?
WASHINGTON — House investigators accused veteran New York Rep. Charles Rangel of 13 violations of congressional ethics standards on Thursday, throwing a cloud over his four-decade political career and raising worries for fellow Democrats about the fall elections.
This list goes on and on, old bag.
#870647 Mar 8, 2013
Not Surprized! ROTFLMAO!
#870648 Mar 8, 2013
Cheap UAV's are not exactly what Rand Paul spent 13 hrs humming about. Speaking of humming did you check out the nifti little Humminigbird UAV?
You also linked an inexpensive 3D printer that would be a lot of fun for little kids to do crafting with. Matter of fact there was an accompanying piece about an autistic girl who has become social through using one.
The Orlando Police Department just purchased 2 drones equipped with video cams that can stay aloft for 11 minutes at up to 300 feet at a cost of $25,000 per. The use of such drones is already regulated by the FAA.
Never the less, you already know that some cop somewhere is going to fk up an airliner, helicopter or something else expensive with one of these things.
BTW the US hunter killer drones have payload capabilities of nearly a ton and currently cost in the neighborhood of $10 million each
#870649 Mar 8, 2013
Dumbass Dave has a point.
Insurance companies DO determine "what is covered and what is not."
All of this is spelled out up front, in writing, in the insurance contract. Medicare is exactly the same.
Any intelligent patient can read the contract and understand what is covered. Claims are generally turned down only because they are not covered by the policy.
#870650 Mar 8, 2013
Since: Sep 10
#870651 Mar 8, 2013
Hey stoopid, you want to compare it to the salaries, benefits, and deferred pensions of the Health Care Corporations??
You ask people to prove something, when you post nothing but lies that you can't find anything to support with??
We know why you don't use links Nobraina. No links to match your insanity and habitual lies and racism.
""Medicare Has Controlled Costs Better Than Private Insurance
According to CMS, for common benefits, Medicare spending rose by an average of 4.3 percent each year between 1997 and 2009, while private insurance premiums grew at a rate of 6.5 percent per year.
According to a calculation by the National Academy for Social Insurance, if spending on Medicare rose at the same rate as private insurance premiums during that period, Medicare would have cost an additional $114 billion (or 31.7 percent).
The CBO explicitly stated that its data on relative cost growth should not be used to make the argument that Goodman and Saving make, writing that the relatively low growth rate of all health care expenditures other than Medicare and Medicaid “should not be interpreted as meaning that Medicare or Medicaid is less able to control spending than private insurers.” Goodman and Saving mistakenly suggest that the growth rate of private insurance is the same as the growth rate of all health care expenditures other than Medicare and Medicaid; however, as CBO points out, the growth rate of all health care expenditures other than Medicare and Medicaid includes not just spending by private insurers, but also government programs and out-of-pocket costs paid by the uninsured.
The CBO has predicted that the rising cost of private insurance will continue to outstrip Medicare for the next 30 years. The private insurance equivalent of Medicare would cost almost 40 percent more in 2022 for a typical 65-year old.
Medicare Has Lower Administrative Costs Than Private Plans.
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, administrative costs in Medicare are only about 2 percent of operating expenditures. Defenders of the insurance industry estimate administrative costs as 17 percent of revenue.
Insurance industry-funded studies exclude private plans’ marketing costs and profits from their calculation of administrative costs. Even so, Medicare’s overhead is dramatically lower.
Medicare administrative cost figures include the collection of Medicare taxes, fraud and abuse controls, and building costs.
So-called “competition” in the private health care market has driven costs up.
In most local markets, providers have monopoly power. Consequently, private insurers lack the bargaining power to contain prices.
In most areas, two or three dominant insurers dominate the regional market, limit competition and make it extremely difficult if not impossible for new insurers to enter the marketplace and stimulate price competition.
Medicare Advantage, which enrolls seniors in private health plans, has failed to deliver care more efficiently than traditional fee-for-service Medicare. Both the CBO and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), the commission which advises congress on Medicare’s finances, have calculated that Medicare Advantage plans covering the same care as traditional Medicare cost 12 percent more.
Karen Ignagni, who heads America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), the insurance industry’s trade association, has admitted that private plans cannot bargain down provider costs and has asked Washington to intervene.
Medicare Is Publicly Accountable, Private Plans Are Not
Keep posting right wing paranoid illusions, you old fool.
Medicare is what's keeping your putrid old cadaver alive, if being on Topix 25/7 qualifies for being alive!!.
#870652 Mar 8, 2013
Too bad. Your world is very narrow.
And it's Uncle Poodle, not Poodle.
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