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
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#1032668 Nov 30, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
<quoted text>
You do realize of course that those statistics are from before the ACA? right? that is the result of our health care system as it is, prior to the ACA.
maybe you should also point out that before the ACA, health care costs take the biggest portion of our GDP with the lowest returm of all industrialized nations. We get less for the buck than any other industrialized nation, before the ACA.
and what is the republican response to those statistics....
to limit medical malpractice awards and make it harder to sue health care professionals, institutions, and drug companies.
Texas is a prime example, they passed legislation years ago to limit malpractice awards,,,,and guess what, they have one of the highest health care costs in the states
Yet another lying, leftist, freeloading chimp. What's next retard; claiming anglo kids are the ones playing the "knockout game"??

National average =$6815

Texas average =$5924

All other red States WAAYY below average (including my home State Az @$5434). You are a total chimp......

Health-Care Costs: A State-by-State Comparison
When it comes to spending, some states may get more bang for their buck

By Louise Radnofsky
Wall Street Journal
Updated April 8, 2013 4:00 p.m.

ETHealth-care spending in the U.S. averaged $6,815 per person in 2009. But that figure varies significantly across the country, for reasons that go beyond the relative healthiness, or unhealthiness, of residents in each state.

The states that spend the most on health care for each resident are mostly in the Northeast. They are led by Massachusetts, a fact several Republicans used to criticize GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney during the 2012 primaries because as governor Mr. Romney had signed the state's health-care overhaul into law.
But Connecticut and Maine also have significant spending, and Maine's expenditures were some of the fastest-growing in the past two decades. Experts generally attribute the region's higher spending to its higher cost of living, greater proportion of elderly residents and number of high-profile hospitals.

Expansive, sparsely populated states such as Alaska and North Dakota also have high spending. Their representatives often attribute this to care delivery being more expensive under their conditions.

Big-spending states had some of the highest per-person spending on hospital care and doctors' services, which make up the bulk of medical costs. But in dental services, Washington state had the highest per-person spending in 2009. Florida was among the states with high prescription-drug spending.

Utah has the lowest spending, a fact its governors have often boasted of. Most experts attribute this to the state's relatively young and healthy population. The state has particularly low spending on hospital care and doctors' services.

Utah is among the states with the lowest rates of obesity, a factor often linked to expensive health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and some types of cancer. But the leanest states by that measure are Colorado, Hawaii—and Massachusetts.

Click on the map for more highlights on spending and the table for complete data on all 50 states plus the District of Columbia.

—Louise Radnofksy

http://online.wsj.com/news/interactive/HEALTH...
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#1032669 Nov 30, 2013
Brad wrote:
<quoted text>
Sorry,,,
NY Times says nun-a-dat happened?
Is that POS phagrag still in publication?
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#1032670 Nov 30, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
<quoted text>Jews of all ages and elderly white women are all also the preferred black thug targets. And guess what? They're usually sporting Trayvon's hoodie uniform.
So, how is the new liberal Mayor Elect of NYC spending his time? Why with focus groups of career criminals who are complaining the police watch them too much.
Detroit, Chicago, Newark and soon to be NYC, all examples of lib inmates running the asylums.
And what are the professional agitators focussing on right now? Upscale department stores allegedly racially profiling 20 year old hoodie wearers. And ending all programs that have successfully kept the crime rates at historic lows.
Dude, the coastal shtholes have been written off for about 20 years now. You need to git while the gittin's good (before those blue state nightmares become even worse)....

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1032671 Nov 30, 2013
Karma is a_______ wrote:
<quoted text>
You do realize of course that those statistics are from before the ACA? right? that is the result of our health care system as it is, prior to the ACA.
maybe you should also point out that before the ACA, health care costs take the biggest portion of our GDP with the lowest returm of all industrialized nations. We get less for the buck than any other industrialized nation, before the ACA.
and what is the republican response to those statistics....
to limit medical malpractice awards and make it harder to sue health care professionals, institutions, and drug companies.
Texas is a prime example, they passed legislation years ago to limit malpractice awards,,,,and guess what, they have one of the highest health care costs in the states
The states that spend the most on health care for each resident are mostly in the Northeast. They are led by Massachusetts. You are a liberal liar when you say Texas. But of course all liberals today are. Look at your entire party: starting with O'bama and all the way down. A bunch of liars.
http://online.wsj.com/news/interactive/IVCost...
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#1032672 Nov 30, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>her ass is about the same size:)
It spans the breadth of Texas....

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#1032673 Nov 30, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>
Yet another lying, leftist, freeloading chimp. What's next retard; claiming anglo kids are the ones playing the "knockout game"??
National average =$6815
Texas average =$5924
All other red States WAAYY below average (including my home State Az @$5434). You are a total chimp......
Health-Care Costs: A State-by-State Comparison
When it comes to spending, some states may get more bang for their buck
By Louise Radnofsky
Wall Street Journal
Updated April 8, 2013 4:00 p.m.
ETHealth-care spending in the U.S. averaged $6,815 per person in 2009. But that figure varies significantly across the country, for reasons that go beyond the relative healthiness, or unhealthiness, of residents in each state.
The states that spend the most on health care for each resident are mostly in the Northeast. They are led by Massachusetts, a fact several Republicans used to criticize GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney during the 2012 primaries because as governor Mr. Romney had signed the state's health-care overhaul into law.
But Connecticut and Maine also have significant spending, and Maine's expenditures were some of the fastest-growing in the past two decades. Experts generally attribute the region's higher spending to its higher cost of living, greater proportion of elderly residents and number of high-profile hospitals.
Expansive, sparsely populated states such as Alaska and North Dakota also have high spending. Their representatives often attribute this to care delivery being more expensive under their conditions.
Big-spending states had some of the highest per-person spending on hospital care and doctors' services, which make up the bulk of medical costs. But in dental services, Washington state had the highest per-person spending in 2009. Florida was among the states with high prescription-drug spending.
Utah has the lowest spending, a fact its governors have often boasted of. Most experts attribute this to the state's relatively young and healthy population. The state has particularly low spending on hospital care and doctors' services.
Utah is among the states with the lowest rates of obesity, a factor often linked to expensive health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and some types of cancer. But the leanest states by that measure are Colorado, Hawaii—and Massachusetts.
Click on the map for more highlights on spending and the table for complete data on all 50 states plus the District of Columbia.
—Louise Radnofksy
http://online.wsj.com/news/interactive/HEALTH...
all liberals like Karma lie.
Brad

Marlborough, CT

#1032674 Nov 30, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>
Some prominent republicans wanted some version of the ACA but conservatives as a whole did not.
The flaw then and now was individual mandates means the government is required to define what types of insurance qualify for the mandate and government will always be tempted to require costly comprehensive insurance - as is the case under Obamacare.
But what I find even more amazing is Democrats as a whole were absolutely against it back then.
If you're interested, here is the summary of the 1993 GOP version:
http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2010/...
Lower your voice

Enlightened liberals are tryin to evolve around here

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#1032675 Nov 30, 2013
LCNLin wrote:
<quoted text>
the rollout of A C A still seems to worry republicans even with its obvious problems.
Their worst nightmare is having the Affordable Care Act be a success. It must keep them up at night.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1032676 Nov 30, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Actually the news channels are all using the Rialto CA video__no foolin. That probably explains the Latinos eh?
Isn't that out your way in the "Inland Empire?" ROFLMAO
No wonder there's a shortage of doctors in that neck of the woods, the mutts are broker than the ten commandments.
the paid demonstrators at the Walmart in Rialto were members of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, not Walmart employees...including the faux-Santa...

they were not arrested for protesting at Walmart, but for sitting down in the middle of a major highway, blocking traffic...

in other words, criminals...
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#1032677 Nov 30, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Their worst nightmare is having the Affordable Care Act be a success. It must keep them up at night.
There is absolutely no worry about that happening.
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#1032678 Nov 30, 2013
Brad wrote:
<quoted text>
Lower your voice
Enlightened liberals are tryin to evolve around here
Maybe you should try helping them like I do? Try holding them underwater for two weeks so that they can metamorphosize like a salamander.....:-)
Brad

Marlborough, CT

#1032679 Nov 30, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>
Is that POS phagrag still in publication?
A mere punch-line of its former self,,,

Print chit,,,,ya get chit,,,
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#1032681 Nov 30, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Their worst nightmare is having the Affordable Care Act be a success. It must keep them up at night.
LMAO@U, chimp. As we've already seen, that's not a possibility.
It will be gone the way of prohibition by 2016 (and you will be back in your cage)...
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#1032682 Nov 30, 2013
fetch almighty wrote:
<quoted text>all liberals like Karma lie.
She's been lying on Topix for 6-8 years...
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#1032683 Nov 30, 2013
Obama is a joke wrote:
<quoted text>
There is absolutely no worry about that happening.
Don't spoil aunt jemimah's fantasy....
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#1032684 Nov 30, 2013
OK leftist phags, out into the beautiful Arizona sunshine!! Remember,its never too late to do your patriotic duty!! Begin by sticking your head in the oven and turning on the gas.....:-)
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1032685 Nov 30, 2013
landlord_2 wrote:
Obama yes. Christi no. I hope term limits are ended. I believe in the future. Men like Barrack are in our best interests.
...plantation voter troll...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#1032686 Nov 30, 2013
Realtime wrote:
GOP promise of immigration reform appears to fade.
"immigration reform" does not mean amnesty....

the "path to citizenship" for illegal aliens goes through the home country of the illegal aliens...

hit the road...
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#1032687 Nov 30, 2013
Obama is a joke wrote:
<quoted text>
Why waste good healthcare on the old folks?
lol! Finally! The reich wing healthcare plan is revealed!
Obama is a joke

Emmaus, PA

#1032688 Nov 30, 2013
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>
Don't spoil aunt jemimah's fantasy....
Sorry.(hangs head in shame)

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