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Defiant1

Deer Park, TX

#20931 Oct 26, 2013
Texan wrote:
Of course he is. He's just wanting to cause trouble. There is however a drawback to that; when you finaly cross the line and stir up too much trouble, it'll jump up and bite you in the a--.
He/she/it is just a mental defective looking for attention. It probably draws a check for being crazy from the government.
new black panthers

United States

#20932 Oct 26, 2013
what this who is the hypocrite i cant hate like you whites i cant kill like you whites just shows how stupid you are thats why you have to be disarmed and killed or wiped from the earth.
new black panthers

United States

#20933 Oct 26, 2013
we will do to the white man what he has done and continue to do to us blacks. the time of vengeance is high at hand.
Don Berman

El Paso, TX

#20934 Oct 26, 2013
POS wrote:
<quoted text>AAAAAhahahaha, Thank Petro, now go back to the truck stop.
Why, your mom is already there.
POS

Netherlands

#20935 Oct 26, 2013
new black panthers wrote:
what this who is the hypocrite i cant hate like you whites i cant kill like you whites just shows how stupid you are thats why you have to be disarmed and killed or wiped from the earth.
Wat it be like 1/2 brother from another mother.Washington--George Washington, Jackson--Andrew Jackson, Jefferson--Thomas Jefferson. Clinton--George Clinton, Atomic dawg, bow bow wow wow yippiy yo
POS

Netherlands

#20936 Oct 26, 2013
new black panthers wrote:
we will do to the white man what he has done and continue to do to us blacks. the time of vengeance is high at hand.
Feed you? Pay for your housing? That will mean you will get a job? Thats great!!! Thanks for helping a brother when he's down. FIST BUMP!!!!
Amos n Andy

Shreveport, LA

#20939 Oct 26, 2013
Maybe if all the brothers just drive down the interstate with the windows open. Outlaw air conditioning in cars. When the brothers look out the windows, their lips will beat them to death.
Bernard Forand

Lehigh Acres, FL

#20940 Oct 27, 2013
Not only are technical problems effecting the roll out of Obamacare, whether it be as a faulty soft ware issue or an induced error from an external source is yet to be determined. In the end it will be investigated for years to come no doubt.
Another feature will be the present infrastructures of Insurance companies that seek to hold their monopoly on various sectors of our nations populace. That as well will be addressed and rectified.
Where there is competition amongst 4 or more insurance companies in a sector produces lower premium cost as those such as in rural areas have 2 or less cost is higher. Sharp difference which exposes the erroneous previous insurance infrastructure that promoted continuous higher cost of Health Care with a national average of 7 % per year to premiums and accelerating. Once this abnormality is dealt with estimates for premium increases will average approximately 3.3% per year. In ratio with the rate of living income index
Presently many of the poor are being offered the highest-priced plans in the 34 states. Of the 2,500 counties, 58% have only one or two insurance companies. Driving a higher cost to insurance. Their obstructions as well as some hospitals to have competition brought in , will delay the full benefits of Obamacare to be realized by those citizens for some time to come.
Example; Wyoming with only two insurers are significantly higher than their neighbor Montana with three insurers. Even across county lines differences can be substantial. Monroe County Fl. with two insurers, suffer greater cost compared to their neighbor Miami-Dade County, with seven companies in competition.
Rural Baker County Ga. With one insurer a 50 year old would pay on silver plan $644.05 where as his counterpart in Atlanta Ga. Pays $320.06.
Most of these low competition one insurer states are in the southern belt of our USA. In the North, Main, West Virginia, North Carolina, Alaska and N.H.
“The consumer wants some level of choice,” said Alexander K. Feldvebel, the deputy insurance commissioner for New Hampshire, where one carrier, Anthem Blue Cross, owned by WellPoint, now offers plans.“You don’t have that when you have a single carrier offering all the products.”
Well people have to run now, hope this helps you and your associates in comprehending what is effecting Health Cost.
Bernard Forand

Lehigh Acres, FL

#20941 Oct 27, 2013
Welcome to Fort Myers. Paradise awaits you. Not all is well under the leadership of our county so be ware. Too many republicans here with their “Austerity” goals for one and all.
Here in Lee County the Health Care Insurance rates are going up! They want to blame it on Obamacare. To be honest, they did imply that their Health Care Plan did not cover as much as Obamacare and that maybe that is why its rising. Imagine that? Waking up in the hospital and told the Fl. Health Plan does not cover this or that and gives you a bill that financially wipes you out! Ahh now that’s the republican way. Not so in other states.
Insurance Premiums’ come a tumbling down. Individuals and families applying for 2014 Health Care are discovering their premiums at a 50% discount or more. N.Y. State as one example, of many states, has already approved the discounted premium cost. Citing an example of an individual that presently pays $1,000 per month will be able to obtain that same insurance coverage at a premium of $308 per month.
Obama’s administration followed up with their annalist of the CBO’s numbers, a bipartisan agency known as the Congressional Budget Office, did not take into account the sliding scale that is offered by the Health Care Bill. Adding a 10% to 18% greater premium savings to the individually insured, which will include additional discounts for incomes as high as $94,200 for a family of four.
Recent CBO report failure to project the accelerating decreasing debt provides credit to the Obama’s administrations Health Care cost projections. accuracy.
“Individual Mandates” written into the Health Care Bill is stimulating the insurance companies into a frenzy of competition. Factoring in, a wave of newly uninsured youthful clients.
Immediate reaction from the republicans extremist within their House is pushing their Bill to remove “Individual Mandate” from the Health Care Bill as it presently exist.
Fortunately democrats hold the Senate and Executive Branch and success of the republican extremist is not likely.
Individual Mandate’s value was demonstrated by N.Y. State. N.Y. State required that all applications for the 2014 Health Care Insurance be accepted. However they excluded the Individual Mandate clause. Needless to say the results were that the frail and sick of health applied as the youthful healthy citizens declined.
N.Y.’s experiment illuminates the value of the “Individual Mandate” clause. Republican’s House extremist seeking to sabotage, our Health Care, should be duly noted for what actions will be required by the voters of 2014.
why

Hondo, TX

#20942 Oct 27, 2013
test
Bernard Forand

Lehigh Acres, FL

#20943 Oct 27, 2013
LOL have I your attention yet. Thought you would find racist an entertaining subject for ya’all. After all defiant tex are closet republicans which is what republicans have for the dregs that gave the flavor of republican austerity, RACISM… Require more though don’t ya. Your just lapping it all up…. Meanwhile back at the ranch….You should like this one its right up your butt.
Why Obamacare? Only naives of the medical world would question that.“OR” corruptive supporters of austerity.
A sampling of Health Care cost in the USA versus other Nations.
USA avg. cost for an Angiogram $914 Canada’s cost $35 ! Colonoscopy USA $1,185 Switzerland $655 ! USA hip replacement $40,364 Spain $7,731! USA Liptor $124.00 New Zealand $6.00! USA MRI scan $1,121, Netherlands $319!
.Source: 2012 Comparative Price Report by the International Federation of Health Plans. The average prices shown for colonoscopies do NOT include added fees for sedation by an anesthesiologist, a practice common in the United States, but unusual in the rest of the world. The additional charges can increase the cost “significantly.”
Here is a sample of actual colonoscopy cost to some patients in the USA.
Deirdre Yapalater recent colonoscopy in Merrick N.Y. that went smoothly as routine cancer screening can be expected. Nothing found and she was billed $6,385! Which is closer to the norm. Matt Meyer of Keen N.H. colonoscopy bill $7,563.56. Maggie Christ, Chappaqua N.Y. received her bill for colonoscopy $9142.84!
Insurance companies were responsive to those patients charges by increasing their premiums by 10%, rising co-payments and deductibles. Price of quality? Not so, for numerous studies have discovered that Americans do not get better Health Care than the Nations that provide this procedure for less than $1,000 max.
International Federation of Health Plans list the USA as the highest most costly in all of the 21 categories that they investigated. Cost difference significantly larger than that of Nations that have private or national systems for their Health Care. Hip replacement in USA four time that of Switzerland and France. Caesarean section three times of New Zealand or Britain. USA Nasonex for allergies $108, Spain’s price $21. Hospital stays triple that of the rest of the developed nations. Reported from the Commonwealth Fund Foundation in their studies of health policies.
….Colonoscopy moved from the doctors routine examination to surgical atmospheres. More economical scenarios for this procedure is still practiced through out the developed world.
We’ve defaulted to by far, the most expensive option, without much if any data to support it,” said Dr. H. Gilbert Welch, a professor of medicine at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.
…“The U.S. just pays providers of health care much more for everything,” said Tom Sackville, chief executive of the health plans federation and a former British health minister.
Obamacare about to take center stage will be addressing these issue as well as many others. Hopefully in time to suppress the growing tide of Medical Tourist seeking the Liberal International Free Trade Markets with their medical competitors.
Defiant1

Deer Park, TX

#20944 Oct 27, 2013
Bernard Forand wrote:
Not only are technical problems effecting the roll out of Obamacare, whether it be as a faulty soft ware issue or an induced error from an external source is yet to be determined. In the end it will be investigated for years to come no doubt.
Another feature will be the present infrastructures of Insurance companies that seek to hold their monopoly on various sectors of our nations populace. That as well will be addressed and rectified.
Where there is competition amongst 4 or more insurance companies in a sector produces lower premium cost as those such as in rural areas have 2 or less cost is higher. Sharp difference which exposes the erroneous previous insurance infrastructure that promoted continuous higher cost of Health Care with a national average of 7 % per year to premiums and accelerating. Once this abnormality is dealt with estimates for premium increases will average approximately 3.3% per year. In ratio with the rate of living income index
Presently many of the poor are being offered the highest-priced plans in the 34 states. Of the 2,500 counties, 58% have only one or two insurance companies. Driving a higher cost to insurance. Their obstructions as well as some hospitals to have competition brought in , will delay the full benefits of Obamacare to be realized by those citizens for some time to come.
Example; Wyoming with only two insurers are significantly higher than their neighbor Montana with three insurers. Even across county lines differences can be substantial. Monroe County Fl. with two insurers, suffer greater cost compared to their neighbor Miami-Dade County, with seven companies in competition.
Rural Baker County Ga. With one insurer a 50 year old would pay on silver plan $644.05 where as his counterpart in Atlanta Ga. Pays $320.06.
Most of these low competition one insurer states are in the southern belt of our USA. In the North, Main, West Virginia, North Carolina, Alaska and N.H.
“The consumer wants some level of choice,” said Alexander K. Feldvebel, the deputy insurance commissioner for New Hampshire, where one carrier, Anthem Blue Cross, owned by WellPoint, now offers plans.“You don’t have that when you have a single carrier offering all the products.”
Well people have to run now, hope this helps you and your associates in comprehending what is effecting Health Cost.
Obama lied and Bernie cried. Nothing to see here. BTW Bernie, where have you been?. I thought that you might have crawled up Obamas butt and died by now.
Defiant1

Deer Park, TX

#20945 Oct 27, 2013
Bernard Forand wrote:
LOL have I your attention yet. Thought you would find racist an entertaining subject for ya’all. After all defiant tex are closet republicans which is what republicans have for the dregs that gave the flavor of republican austerity, RACISM… Require more though don’t ya. Your just lapping it all up…. Meanwhile back at the ranch….You should like this one its right up your butt.
Why Obamacare? Only naives of the medical world would question that.“OR” corruptive supporters of austerity.
A sampling of Health Care cost in the USA versus other Nations.
USA avg. cost for an Angiogram $914 Canada’s cost $35 ! Colonoscopy USA $1,185 Switzerland $655 ! USA hip replacement $40,364 Spain $7,731! USA Liptor $124.00 New Zealand $6.00! USA MRI scan $1,121, Netherlands $319!
.Source: 2012 Comparative Price Report by the International Federation of Health Plans. The average prices shown for colonoscopies do NOT include added fees for sedation by an anesthesiologist, a practice common in the United States, but unusual in the rest of the world. The additional charges can increase the cost “significantly.”
Here is a sample of actual colonoscopy cost to some patients in the USA.
Deirdre Yapalater recent colonoscopy in Merrick N.Y. that went smoothly as routine cancer screening can be expected. Nothing found and she was billed $6,385! Which is closer to the norm. Matt Meyer of Keen N.H. colonoscopy bill $7,563.56. Maggie Christ, Chappaqua N.Y. received her bill for colonoscopy $9142.84!
Insurance companies were responsive to those patients charges by increasing their premiums by 10%, rising co-payments and deductibles. Price of quality? Not so, for numerous studies have discovered that Americans do not get better Health Care than the Nations that provide this procedure for less than $1,000 max.
International Federation of Health Plans list the USA as the highest most costly in all of the 21 categories that they investigated. Cost difference significantly larger than that of Nations that have private or national systems for their Health Care. Hip replacement in USA four time that of Switzerland and France. Caesarean section three times of New Zealand or Britain. USA Nasonex for allergies $108, Spain’s price $21. Hospital stays triple that of the rest of the developed nations. Reported from the Commonwealth Fund Foundation in their studies of health policies.
….Colonoscopy moved from the doctors routine examination to surgical atmospheres. More economical scenarios for this procedure is still practiced through out the developed world.
We’ve defaulted to by far, the most expensive option, without much if any data to support it,” said Dr. H. Gilbert Welch, a professor of medicine at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.
…“The U.S. just pays providers of health care much more for everything,” said Tom Sackville, chief executive of the health plans federation and a former British health minister.
Obamacare about to take center stage will be addressing these issue as well as many others. Hopefully in time to suppress the growing tide of Medical Tourist seeking the Liberal International Free Trade Markets with their medical competitors.
A colonoscopy is how you do a brain scan on a liberal moron like Bernie.

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#20946 Oct 27, 2013
Defiant1 wrote:
<quoted text>
A colonoscopy is how you do a brain scan on a liberal moron like Bernie.
most liberals today have their heads up their azz's anyway
why

Hondo, TX

#20947 Oct 27, 2013
test
Defiant1

Deer Park, TX

#20948 Oct 27, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>most liberals today have their heads up their azz's anyway
Yep, that was pretty much my point. A few more years of Obummer just might smarten a few of them up. The rest will still blame Bush.

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#20949 Oct 27, 2013
Defiant1 wrote:
<quoted text>
Yep, that was pretty much my point. A few more years of Obummer just might smarten a few of them up. The rest will still blame Bush.
some are starting to smarten after their seeing what Obamacare is turning out to be.
Defiant1

Deer Park, TX

#20952 Oct 28, 2013
Anonymous of Indy wrote:
<quoted text>some are starting to smarten after their seeing what Obamacare is turning out to be.
The white libtards had better just pay their money, keep their traps shut and like it. Bitching about Obummercare bankrupting them will turn them into "racists". Obama Zombies voted for this crap so they have no right to complain.

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#20953 Oct 28, 2013
Defiant1 wrote:
<quoted text>
The white libtards had better just pay their money, keep their traps shut and like it. Bitching about Obummercare bankrupting them will turn them into "racists". Obama Zombies voted for this crap so they have no right to complain.
Liberals are really bitching in California about Obamacare which I think is funny because their own Nancy Pelosi is the one that said we have to pass the bill to see what is in it which the liberals in California were supportive of Nancy Pelosi which now that they are actually seeing what it is in it and experiencing it, the California Liberals are finding their Liberalism is costing them more than they ever imagined so I believe you are right California is going to turn into a bunch of Liberal Racist towards the National Liberal Establishment.

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#20955 Oct 28, 2013
Liberals go to war with each other over Obamacare

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October 25 at 4:08 pm

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