OK Health Care Freedom Amendment, State Question 756

Created by CitizenTopix on Oct 11, 2010

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Houston, TX

#51696 Nov 3, 2013
Lisa wrote:
Do Not Feed The Fox Trolls
Ahhh, Lisa, You do good work.

Houston, TX

#51697 Nov 3, 2013
By, By, Now, and remember:


Get up, Get out, register, and VOTE!!!!!
Another Texan

United States

#51698 Nov 3, 2013
Tex wrote:
By, By, Now, and remember:
Get up, Get out, register, and VOTE!!!!!
US Texans

Houston, TX

#51699 Nov 3, 2013
Another Texan wrote:
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The name says it all US--United States--We are all in it together--



Fellow Texans

Baton Rouge, LA

#51700 Nov 3, 2013
We fellow texans must stick together and try and help that sucky Oklahoma


Call, TX

#51701 Nov 3, 2013
We'uns here in Houston, love to read what the typical dumbazz okie puts on topix.

We can all use a good laugh.

Okies like to show their ignorance in their prose and their voting.

Grapevine, TX

#51702 Nov 3, 2013
Packing Heat wrote:
The Federal Reserve (and other Central Banks) have been 'printing' money in recent years

This article explains the failure behind the current money printing scheme and how banks, not people, get the money.
If you had any money as you claim ($26M),
you'd know this is as it should be.

You'd prefer that the government just give
you the money instead of the banks.

Your financial illiteracy and ignorance are

United States

#51703 Nov 3, 2013
Fox News---We Deceive, You Believe.

It has been revealed that Fox News’ does practice using paid commenters with fake social media accounts, to deceive the online community. Members of Fox’s online PR staff created between twenty and a hundred fake profiles on social media accounts each. The accounts are used by PR staff in order to push the station’s extreme right-wing agenda.

The point of these fake commenters is not just to push a specific agenda. It’s also to deceive the unsuspecting public about the actual amount of support that exists for that agenda. Paid commenters use vicious attacks against anyone who posts an opposing opinion. Eventually the attacks have the effect of driving people with opposite views away from the targeted sites. This allows them to dominate the web with their fake profiles, while at the same time discouraging real people from participating in the discussion.

The right-wing agenda being pushed by these paid commenters, hired by Fox and other sources, doesn’t just include tax breaks for the rich and the myth of corporate person-hood. It includes racism, sexism, homophobia, hatred of the poor and much more.

United States

#51704 Nov 3, 2013

Grapevine, TX

#51705 Nov 3, 2013
TAMARA wrote:
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But when you go back at him about his stupid post his come backs makes him look more stupid than the time before.
I apologize for your incomprehension.
There's just so much I can do.
Compensating for all your inadequate
education. Everything that is beyond
you must look dumb.

Among my class, I don't look stupid.

United States

#51706 Nov 3, 2013
In the short period of time since the new health insurance exchanges opened on October 1, opponents of the law have presented a series of Americans who claim that the law is not doing what the president promised. However, the claims of most of these anti-Obamacare “poster children” have been debunked. Thanks to the shoddy reporting of CBS News, the latest poster child is a 56 year old Floridian named Dianne Barrette.
As reported here on October 29, Dianne Barrette was the centerpiece of a thinly disguised Obamacare hit piece that ran on CBS This Morning. In the piece Barrette claimed that she had an insurance policy that she was happy with — one that only cost her $54 a month. Barrette’s story did not hold up to scrutiny. As Tommy Christopher explains on Mediaite,
First of all, the plan that Barrette paid $54 a month for is barely health insurance at all. It’s part of a subset of insurance that Consumer Reports calls “junk health insurance”(and which even the company that sells it recommends that customers not rely solely upon) and it pays only $50 towards most of the services it covers. That’s it. If Dianne went to the doctor every week for a year, her plan would pay, at most,$2600. Meanwhile, based on average office visit charges, Diane would pay about $5,600.00. She probably doesn’t go to the doctor every week, of course, which means her plan pays a lot less, while her premium buys her a lot less. If she goes to the doctor, say, six times in a year, she’s paid a $648 premium for the privilege of spending another $600 on office visits. The plan also pays up to $15 per prescription, which will get you a few milligrams of most prescription drugs. The one decent deal on her plan is that it covers 100% of in-network lab services.
CBS also did not bother to explain that certain policies can be “grandfathered” in under the Affordable Care Act. If Dianne Barrette’s policy had been available before the ACA was signed into law on March 23, 2010, she could keep it. The only exception to that rule is if the benefits under the policy are changed. So the cancellation of her policy is the fault of Blue Cross, not Obamacare.

United States

#51707 Nov 3, 2013
Fox News seeks out Dianne Barrette.
Even though the CBS report has been completely debunked, Dianne Barrette is telling her story on Fox News. Erik Wemple, media reporter for The Washington Post, spoke to Barrette. She confirmed that she spoke to producers from the shows “Fox and Friends,”“Your World,” and “On the Record.” Barrette told Wemple “You guys are going to be sick of my face.”
Barrette appeared on Greta Van Susteren’s show “On the Record” on October 28. In an amazing display of journalism that was lacking from CBS, Van Susteren makes the following observation:“If you are walking across the street and someone runs a red light, you are in deep trouble under your existing policy.” Barrette replies “That is true.”
Van Susteren refers to Dianne Barrette’s existing policy as “bare bones,” and “stripped down.” She asks why Barrette would want to keep that policy. Barrette admits that the policy doesn’t cover hospital stays. At one point Van Susteren suggests that there may be options other than the replacement policy recommended by Blue Cross. Barrette admits that she has received email directing her to other policies. She says that she is interested in looking at them. Like the CBS report, Van Susteren makes no mention of the “grandfather” clause in the ACA. Nor does she explain that due to that provision, it is actually the insurance company that is forcing the cancellation of the policy.
The interview shows that many Americans have no idea of what their health insurance actually covers. A good number of people pay more attention to the cost than to the coverage. What is or isn’t covered only becomes a concern when they get sick. Barrette calls the policy “totally confusing.” Van Susteren, who is a lawyer, agrees. But the brochure about the plan is quite plain: the plan pays up to $50 for most covered services. Lab services are 100% paid for. There is no coverage for hospital stays.
After both women agree that Barrette’s current policy is almost worthless, Van Susteren says “Your promise wasn’t kept. You don’t get to keep your policy.” Yes, damned Obamacare. Forcing people off insurance policies that won’t cover anything they actually need to have covered. The horror!

United States

#51708 Nov 3, 2013
So Obamacare doesn't let you keep SCAM insurance that covers nothing? Poor dear. It would seem that no matter how many lives the new Affordable Health Care law saves, the radical obstructionists of the rabid right-wing will keep looking for ways to bring it down.

United States

#51709 Nov 3, 2013
Essentially insurance companies were selling you a car with no engine and the ACA says "Hey, every car you sell should have an engine" and people are PISSED OFF that now they're gonna get that engine when they were happy with the empty shell of a car before. Because it's violating their liberty when you help them not get screwed.

United States

#51710 Nov 3, 2013
the ACA does not impinge on people's "liberties" in any way, hence the supreme court's ruling on its constitutionality. The changes implemented by the ACA are not without precedent, and do not force individuals to do anything, it is simply a law that defines conditions under which health insurance providers must operate.

United States

#51711 Nov 3, 2013
BUT we the rest of us Americans pay for her care if she gets really sick and winds up in the ER or needs surgery, gets cancer, since medical care can't be denied under those conditions...we will end up paying anyway for her "freedom of choice" and her medical care. Why do you think hospitales charge 10$ for an aspirin and 20$'s for a band aid...got to pay for the uninsured or under insured somehow.

United States

#51712 Nov 3, 2013
For those who back the republicans and there policies I have a question for you. But first when you loose your job or your house are the billionaires whom you worship going to bail you out? The billionaires like the Koch brothers who back Congress. Hope you have some savings an if they have there way Social Security will be private so they can invest that money to make more money until the bottom falls out. I mean when they pull out the money from wall street and cry bankrupt. Ask for a bail out get more money plus the stash. Start a war. Why? T Roosevelt " War generates income" Trillion dollars plus spent in the last war. Fact.. Follow the money . How much did you get from the Trillion? Zero. Hustle: How much did you loose? A lot taxes raised, Jobs cut the school gutted, programs cut to fund a war so Billionaires can get richer. Foolish are the followers who are not wealthy. Fact. Most of Americans are in the same boat. Blind hate, not being truly informed, keeps us from being one. If we all stood together no one would loos there homes be jobless starve. That village we once grew up in were we looked out for each other is being run by a monarchy. Most of American's are one pay check away from being homeless an some are homeless. Why?

United States

#51713 Nov 3, 2013
Sad thing is that the Fox viewers, did not see the obvious, they still walked away from the TV, pissed about President Obama, talking away this poor lady's healthcare. Too bad for the weak minded who insist on letting others do their thinking for them.

United States

#51714 Nov 3, 2013
Spy agencies in Germany, France, Spain and Sweden are carrying out mass surveillance of online and phone traffic in collaboration with Britain, according to documents leaked by Edward Snowden, the Guardian newspaper reported Saturday.

Britain’s GCHQ electronic eavesdropping centre — which has a close relationship with the United States’ National Security Agency (NSA)— has taken a leading role in helping the other countries work around laws intended to limit spying, the British newspaper said.

United States

#51715 Nov 3, 2013
The government has always spied on everybody since the beginning of time.

"Trust not and ye shall not be deceived"

Privacy---Ha, Ha.

Rebugs (Kettle) calling the demorats (Pots) black.

Demorats (Kettle) calling the Rebugs (Pots) black.

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