Missouri's Prop C: Voters Set to Challenge Health Reform

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Missouri voters go to the polls Tuesday for the first-in-the-nation referendum on President Obama's health care plan.
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Since: Nov 12

Cabool

#19728 Nov 8, 2012
Thankyou Jesus for OBAMA wrote:
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I really liked watching Karl Rove on Fox News' Election Night Meltdown:'There Was An Avalanche On Bullsh*t Mountain'
I think Megyn Kelly is smart. As soon as she realized that the jig was up, she started looking to better-deal her situation at fox news by morphing into an actual journalist. That clip WILL live on forever. And she'll live on forever as the journalist who nailed Rove with a stinging question about his obvious BS.
Too funny. Palin's head looked like it was about to explode !
The entire mainstream media is full of BS, no matter which way they lean. I fail to see the humor.

Election night for me was bouncing back and forth through ABC, NBC, CBS and PBS. When I got tired of one, I would flip the channel.
Mr Ed

Jamesport, MO

#19729 Nov 8, 2012
SO Obama is Muslim, going to a Methodist church, and God is a controlling figure in your life. Which one is truly a figment of you imagination. The Bible is a compilation of midrashic story telling.
You watch Fox news because they are 'fair and balanced'.(SO there advertisement says.) O'Reilly, Rush, and problably now Karl Rove makes you a better source of 'fair and balanced' information. I turned to fox new on the election night just to get some entertainment and humor from Karl.
Yes, Obama will have a tough road, but if congress would do their job instead of saying no to everything this country would be better off. Conservative Republicans stop being such bigots and get in the 21st century. Congress Republicans Stop letting the NO word be the the focal point of your job. Try to make America a better place for all Nationalities and Religions not just the Christians and Gray haired whites. Waite, that is the picture of congresses republican party. Stop the bickering and work on solutions for a better America.

Since: Nov 12

Cabool

#19730 Nov 8, 2012
What was wrong with the Old America? You know, back in the early 1800s, before the lawyers started screwing us all?

I guess Marxist/Socialistic Communism is better? It worked in Russia. Why not here?
the only real usa first

Chaffee, MO

#19731 Nov 8, 2012
Honorem et Veritas wrote:
What was wrong with the Old America? You know, back in the early 1800s, before the lawyers started screwing us all?
I guess Marxist/Socialistic Communism is better? It worked in Russia. Why not here?
well, first, most people dies by forty.Then there was the whole slavery thing. There was polio, pertussis, whooping cough and scarlet fever.Then there was sam crow, pole taxes, and signs that said "Irish and dogs keep off the grass".No vote for women,and the native Americans were given blankets infected with small pox. This is not a comprehensive list, how much of what was wrong do you want?

Since: Nov 12

Cabool

#19732 Nov 8, 2012
the only real usa first wrote:
<quoted text>well, first, most people dies by forty.Then there was the whole slavery thing. There was polio, pertussis, whooping cough and scarlet fever.Then there was sam crow, pole taxes, and signs that said "Irish and dogs keep off the grass".No vote for women,and the native Americans were given blankets infected with small pox. This is not a comprehensive list, how much of what was wrong do you want?
There was no votes from people who weren't land owners either. Now it's the opposite. And you forgot to answer my last questions.
Mr Ed

Jamesport, MO

#19733 Nov 8, 2012
Honorem et Veritas wrote:
What was wrong with the Old America? You know, back in the early 1800s, before the lawyers started screwing us all?
I guess Marxist/Socialistic Communism is better? It worked in Russia. Why not here?
I will ask.
I am not sure what your last question is getting at?
gll

Oklahoma City, OK

#19734 Nov 9, 2012
Test
Ed

Oklahoma City, OK

#19735 Nov 9, 2012
Don't worry the Supreme Court will overturn the passage of Prop C
Norton

Kansas City, MO

#19736 Nov 9, 2012
Honorem et Veritas wrote:
What was wrong with the Old America? You know, back in the early 1800s, before the lawyers started screwing us all?
I guess Marxist/Socialistic Communism is better? It worked in Russia. Why not here?
Because people are too stupid to realize that is what is going to happen if things don't change.........then it will be too late!

CHEERS!
Norton

Kansas City, MO

#19737 Nov 9, 2012
the only real usa first wrote:
<quoted text>well, first, most people dies by forty.Then there was the whole slavery thing. There was polio, pertussis, whooping cough and scarlet fever.Then there was sam crow, pole taxes, and signs that said "Irish and dogs keep off the grass".No vote for women,and the native Americans were given blankets infected with small pox. This is not a comprehensive list, how much of what was wrong do you want?
Things change! Now we have terrorist, many diseases, lazy people that want to live off the government, Obamacare, drugs, murders, rapes, more storms, more immorality (i.e., Gays), more taxes, pro choice, homeless people, kids running wild without parental supervision, sex offenders on the rise, coutries that want to blow us up and are close to having that capability, etc.

This is by no means a comprehensive list!

Remember when people knew their neighbors and we didn't have to lock our doors for fear of someone breaking in our homes? Sure there are a lot of things better but there are many things worse.

CHEERS!
bill of rights

Saint Louis, MO

#19738 Nov 10, 2012
well said chum
aur56

Aurora, MO

#19739 Nov 10, 2012
Norton wrote:
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Things change! Now we have terrorist, many diseases, lazy people that want to live off the government, Obamacare, drugs, murders, rapes, more storms, more immorality (i.e., Gays), more taxes, pro choice, homeless people, kids running wild without parental supervision, sex offenders on the rise, coutries that want to blow us up and are close to having that capability, etc.
This is by no means a comprehensive list!
Remember when people knew their neighbors and we didn't have to lock our doors for fear of someone breaking in our homes? Sure there are a lot of things better but there are many things worse.
CHEERS!
Hey,Norton..we don't have to lock our doors, we know our neighbors,and we keep our windows open. it's a great town we live in...mve out of thje city and fn a smalltown if you want all those values back
Norton

Kansas City, MO

#19740 Nov 10, 2012
aur56 wrote:
<quoted text> Hey,Norton..we don't have to lock our doors, we know our neighbors,and we keep our windows open. it's a great town we live in...mve out of thje city and fn a smalltown if you want all those values back
You are lucky! I do live in a small town!

CHEERS!
The ne

Saint Louis, MO

#19741 Nov 10, 2012
Ivoted no because it was written so you did not know what it was for, or not for. I did not have time to read the proposition nor did I recieve any information on it to my house. When they decide to really tell us what they plan to put in place than maby I will vote yes. I voted againt Obama's fining for not having health insurance because many cannot afford it and will have to choose between a place to live and food. Health insurance is really expensive. If he would have put in place a health system like Canada then I would have approved the bill. I am a nursing student and have real views on the situation and an understanding of what goes on. I also think that the health insurance companies are corrupt including the state ones. They were trying to deny me a medication based on my age and not the fact that I actually need it and have a disability. I fought for the medication because what they were doing was against the law!! The medication works for me for its intended purpose now that I have had a chance to acutally be on it.
Mr Ed

Jamesport, MO

#19742 Nov 10, 2012
To the ne,
You are true about corruption. Health Insurance is expensive, caused by the Capitolism brought on by wall street. FAct: I can buy the same exact drug for 3 months in Canada for $90 and the US for $435. A drug that is brought to you by a American company, made in Turkey, distributed world wide. Welcome American Capitolism. So Congress, work on making our costs managable and stop taking lobbist money. What's wrong with helping our own people. And I cannot understand the conservative Christian not wanting health care for all the people not just the one that can afford it.
By the way buy Canadien drugs, maybe someone will get the hint.
guest

Saint Louis, MO

#19743 Nov 11, 2012
corruption is known among our holy politicians
guest

Osage Beach, MO

#19744 Nov 12, 2012
If you want a healthcare like Canada, then MOVE TO CANADA!!!! I am SICK of hearing how people want what other countries have AFTER they move to America!!! If they have it so great, then move there!!! We are supposed to be a FREE country! The government's role is to PROTECT us, not run our lives. We should be able to decide for ourselves if we want health insurance or not. I can't wait until all of those idiots that voted for Obama find out they will be fined a tax by the IRS if they do not buy it, then maybe they will start to question the constitutional lines he has crossed.
The ne wrote:
Ivoted no because it was written so you did not know what it was for, or not for. I did not have time to read the proposition nor did I recieve any information on it to my house. When they decide to really tell us what they plan to put in place than maby I will vote yes. I voted againt Obama's fining for not having health insurance because many cannot afford it and will have to choose between a place to live and food. Health insurance is really expensive. If he would have put in place a health system like Canada then I would have approved the bill. I am a nursing student and have real views on the situation and an understanding of what goes on. I also think that the health insurance companies are corrupt including the state ones. They were trying to deny me a medication based on my age and not the fact that I actually need it and have a disability. I fought for the medication because what they were doing was against the law!! The medication works for me for its intended purpose now that I have had a chance to acutally be on it.
lol

Farmington, MO

#19745 Nov 12, 2012
guest wrote:
<quoted text>If you want a healthcare like Canada, then MOVE TO CANADA!!!! I am SICK of hearing how people want what other countries have AFTER they move to America!!! If they have it so great, then move there!!! We are supposed to be a FREE country! The government's role is to PROTECT us, not run our lives. We should be able to decide for ourselves if we want health insurance or not. I can't wait until all of those idiots that voted for Obama find out they will be fined a tax by the IRS if they do not buy it, then maybe they will start to question the constitutional lines he has crossed.
Lmao!

In the Internet you can be anything you want.

Why do you choose to be stupid?

Many of the people that voted for Obama, have an understanding of what the healthcare bill does and doesn't do.
We don't listen to politicians, we research.

It's nothing like any other countries, it's like Massachusetts, where Obama won by 30%! Ask yourself, if it's so expensive for all those people, and all of them pay extra for it, why do they have an overwhelming majority that agree with it?

Hmm... Maybe your shepherds have misled you?

No, never mind, nobody will ever convince you of that.
guest

Osage Beach, MO

#19747 Nov 13, 2012
I am NOT STUPID for wanting MY healthcare left alone or to be REQUIRED to purchase insurance if I do not want it, or for wanting a FREE COUNTRY!!! If you want Canada's healthcare system or Massachusetts healthcare requirements, then MOVE THERE!!!

Rather than taking $716 Billion out of Medicare, and screwing up insurance coverage for those of us who are happy with what we have, then why couldn't they have just set up the high risk insurance for those who wanted and needed it? Why are we having to purchase insurance with maternity coverage that we don't need? Why did we have to have 2500 pages of a monstrosity that Nancy Pelosi didn't even know what all was in it?

You are stupid for believing it is the governments job to tell you what insurance you have to buy, or giving them the authority to tax you if you don't buy it. If you did research this, then you know I am right and are arguing a mute point.

Obama winning 30% of a vote in liberal Massachusetts is to be expected. This is Missouri, not Massachusetts, and Obama LOST in Missouri, remember???

lol wrote:
<quoted text>
Lmao!
In the Internet you can be anything you want.
Why do you choose to be stupid?
Many of the people that voted for Obama, have an understanding of what the healthcare bill does and doesn't do.
We don't listen to politicians, we research.
It's nothing like any other countries, it's like Massachusetts, where Obama won by 30%! Ask yourself, if it's so expensive for all those people, and all of them pay extra for it, why do they have an overwhelming majority that agree with it?
Hmm... Maybe your shepherds have misled you?
No, never mind, nobody will ever convince you of that.
wow

Park Hills, MO

#19748 Nov 13, 2012
First off get your facts straight...Massachusetts had choices and did not have to have insurance if they did not want to, our choices are just who to pay, or not be covered but still pay.
Please do your research, the information in regards to the healthcare tax is on any democratic website that discusses the "Obamacare" plan. Please visit www.obamacarefacts.com to read more about the "tax" you will receive if you do not choose his healthcare. BTW this is a website PROMOTING this plan! Also, if you choose to use the plan you will have to pay. So you can have insurance through your company and still pay a premium + the "tax" or pay for Obamacare and have the government mandate your doctor appointments OR not have insurance at all and still pay the tax to "support the rest of us" (see below quote). It will also be cheaper for companies to drop their current insurance they offer their employees and just pay the corporate penalty tax. So to all you Obama supporters who voted for him.....lets see how great you think this administration is when you are directly effected by these decisions that will be implemented in 2013/2014.

•" If an you or your family chooses not to purchase healthcare through the Online Health Insurance Exchange, they can still buy private insurance, get insurance through work or Medicare / Medicaid. Those who chose to not participate will pay a penalty tax to help cover the rest of us. In other words it's a tax, not a mandate, no one is actually forcing you to have health insurance."

The term "tax" was used this year to get around the "Commerce Act" The ruling was overturned this Summer when the Obama administration changed the terminology to "tax" so yes they are not forcing you to have health insurance but they are forcing you to pay a tax. No matter what the term they use....it's wrong.

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