Why Support the Tea Party?

Feb 28, 2011 Full story: National Review 780

Modest-income Americans vote for the national interest, not their self-interest. I t's a question that puzzles most liberals and bothers some conservatives.

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Phil

Savannah, GA

#813 May 29, 2011
Teaman wrote:
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Some of the cost of private insurance is caused by state mandates. One example, in my state, fertility treatment is mandated for coverage. Purchasing across state lines would help there. The federal government can regulate interstate commerce, right?
The states insurance commissioner is the one that allows or disallows an insurance company to sell insurance in any state, not the federal government.

If you have problem with the insurance requirements in your state you should take it up with your states insurance commissioner and your state representative.

Do you really won’t any fly-by night insurance company selling you and other citizens in your state health insurance or any type of insurance for that matter?
Phil

Savannah, GA

#814 May 29, 2011
The Last Templar wrote:
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Health sector jobs and programs are being lost all over the United States due to provisions of the new healthcare bill... including deep cuts in Medicare, physician oversight, bureaucracy imposing limits on procedures, on and on and on.
Many hospitals, programs, and private practices were in the red last year, and are now being pushed over the edge. Here, in my area this past January:
http://www.uticaod.com/breaking/x2026720668/L...
I was saying this before it was passed. I'll say it again, you cannot put 37 million new people into a healthcare program while paying a dwindling number of physicians less money while cutting there diagnostics and imposing limits on treatments and procedures without seriously bankrupting facilities and watering down healthcare in America. Common sense alone should tell you that. Problem is, you idiots on the left don't care about common sense, so long as you are able to get your hyperpartisan leftwing elite viewpoints across.
Boy or you confused. The health care bill that passed has funds to educate and train 4 million additional health care workers (Physicians, Nurses, Technicians, Aides, and Orderlies) to provide care for the 34 million additional patients.

The primary cause of the small hospitals loosing so much money and going out of business is providing health care to the 34 million and not getting paid for it.

Under the health care bill everyone will have insurance so the providers can be paid instead of writing off millions in bad debt.
Dingo

Elk Grove, CA

#815 May 29, 2011
Your pretty dance did NOT work.
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WOULD you like to try again.
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did you read the socialist stuff in AMERICA.
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WAIT you gonna pretend you are blind.
The Last Templar wrote:
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You forgot the one that says " Wipe's Dingo's Arse"

Since: May 10

Salinas, CA

#816 May 29, 2011
The Last Templar wrote:
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Health sector jobs and programs are being lost all over the United States due to provisions of the new healthcare bill... including deep cuts in Medicare, physician oversight, bureaucracy imposing limits on procedures, on and on and on.
Many hospitals, programs, and private practices were in the red last year, and are now being pushed over the edge. Here, in my area this past January:
http://www.uticaod.com/breaking/x2026720668/L...
I was saying this before it was passed. I'll say it again, you cannot put 37 million new people into a healthcare program while paying a dwindling number of physicians less money while cutting there diagnostics and imposing limits on treatments and procedures without seriously bankrupting facilities and watering down healthcare in America. Common sense alone should tell you that. Problem is, you idiots on the left don't care about common sense, so long as you are able to get your hyperpartisan leftwing elite viewpoints across.
HaHaHa

NOTHING O DO WITH DUBYA'S GREAT RECESSION RIGHT? WHERE TAX REVENUES ARE WAY DOWN?

Didn't put anyone into the system Bubba, just took them out of the ER rooms, which costs WAY MORE. Of course it hasn't even taken effect yet either,,lol

POS LIAR!

Corp. shuts down hospital, puts profits first

"It's a tragedy for the community," said Dr. Azimpoor. "This was the crown jewel hospital in the area."

Doctors have complained about mismanagement, according to the Chronicle article.

It is interesting to note that although the population of Houston has grown over the last few years, this corporation has decided to close a major hospital in the interest of increasing its profits.

http://peoplesworld.org/corp-shuts-down-hospi...

Are patients dying while hospitals battle over profits?

http://calcoastnews.com/2010/01/are-patients-...

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Since: Jan 11

Mount Holly, NJ

#817 May 29, 2011
Phil wrote:
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The states insurance commissioner is the one that allows or disallows an insurance company to sell insurance in any state, not the federal government.
If you have problem with the insurance requirements in your state you should take it up with your states insurance commissioner and your state representative.
Do you really won’t any fly-by night insurance company selling you and other citizens in your state health insurance or any type of insurance for that matter?
Yes, I know, thanks. We've been working on that. Lots of luck with that one in this state (NJ). I don't have a problem with the state checking if they are a fly by night company. That's what they are supposed to do. There should be a way to make it more competitive. I once bought car insurance from another state and this state mandated they raise their rates to this state's level. No problem with the purchase though.

Since: Jan 11

Mount Holly, NJ

#818 May 29, 2011
Jonny Boy Central Coast wrote:
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Alexander Hamilton explains the meaning of the General Welfare Clause
A Question has been made concerning the Constitutional right of the Government of the United States to apply this species of encouragement, but there is certainly no good foundation for such a question. The National Legislature has express authority "To lay and Collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises, to pay the debts and provide for the Common defence and general welfare" with no other qualifications than that "all duties, imposts and excises, shall be uniform throughout the United states, that no capitation or other direct tax shall be laid unless in proportion to numbers ascertained by a census or enumeration taken on the principles prescribed in the Constitution, and that "no tax or duty shall be laid on articles exported from any state." These three qualifications excepted, the power to raise money is plenary, and indefinite; and the objects to which it may be appropriated are no less comprehensive, than the payment of the public debts and the providing for the common defence and "general Welfare." The terms "general Welfare" were doubtless intended to signify more than was expressed or imported in those which Preceded; otherwise numerous exigencies incident to the affairs of a Nation would have been left without a provision. The phrase is as comprehensive as any that could have been used; because it was not fit that the constitutional authority of the Union, to appropriate its revenues shou'd have been restricted within narrower limits than the "General Welfare" and because this necessarily embraces a vast variety of particulars, which are susceptible neither of specification nor of definition.
It is therefore of necessity left to the discretion of the National Legislature, to pronounce, upon the objects, which concern the general Welfare, and for which under that description, an appropriation of money is requisite and proper. And there seems to be no room for a doubt that whatever concerns the general Interests of learning of Agriculture of Manufactures and of Commerce are within the sphere of the national Councils as far as regards an application of Money.
The only qualification of the generallity of the Phrase in question, which seems to be admissible, is this--That the object to which an appropriation of money is to be made be General and not local; its operation extending in fact, or by possibility, throughout the Union, and not being confined to a particular spot.
No objection ought to arise to this construction from a supposition that it would imply a power to do whatever else should appear to Congress conducive to the General Welfare. A power to appropriate money with this latitude which is granted too in express terms would not carry a power to do any other thing, not authorised in the constitution, either expressly or by fair implication.
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That figures. Alexander Hamilton, a federalist, believer in a strong central government, and admired the British political system. Worst of all, a lawyer turned banker. The Hamilton (John Adams for that matter) Jefferson debate continues.:-)

Since: May 10

Salinas, CA

#820 May 29, 2011
Critics Still Wrong on What’s Driving Deficits in Coming Years

Economic Downturn, Financial Rescues, and Bush-Era Policies Drive the Numbers

Some critics continue to assert that President George W. Bush’s policies bear little responsibility for the deficits the nation faces over the coming decade — that, instead, the new policies of President Barack Obama and the 111th Congress are to blame.

Most recently, a Heritage Foundation paper downplayed the role of Bush-era policies.

Nevertheless, the fact remains: Together with the economic downturn, the Bush tax cuts and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq explain virtually the entire deficit over the next ten years

http://www.cbpp.org/cms/index.cfm...

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#822 Jun 4, 2012
It's better than supporting the democrat "Douche-Bagger" Party and their retarded leader in thief, Obama.

“I call it as I see it.”

Since: Jul 09

Retirement City

#824 Jun 14, 2012
The Tea Party had my support until it got hijacked by the Republican Party.

“I call it as I see it.”

Since: Jul 09

Retirement City

#825 Jun 14, 2012
Jonny Boy Central Coast wrote:
Critics Still Wrong on What’s Driving Deficits in Coming Years
Economic Downturn, Financial Rescues, and Bush-Era Policies Drive the Numbers
Some critics continue to assert that President George W. Bush’s policies bear little responsibility for the deficits the nation faces over the coming decade — that, instead, the new policies of President Barack Obama and the 111th Congress are to blame.
Most recently, a Heritage Foundation paper downplayed the role of Bush-era policies.
Nevertheless, the fact remains: Together with the economic downturn, the Bush tax cuts and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq explain virtually the entire deficit over the next ten years
http://www.cbpp.org/cms/index.cfm...
Before Obama even took office, budgets were projected to run deficits of over one trillion dollars.
brad

Manchester, CT

#826 Jun 14, 2012
flbadcatowner wrote:
<quoted text>Before Obama even took office, budgets were projected to run deficits of over one trillion dollars.
And Obama didn't disappoint.
By the end of his term he'll have thrown in an extra 500 billion a year for good measure.
conservative crapola

Allentown, PA

#827 Jun 14, 2012
brad wrote:
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And Obama didn't disappoint.
By the end of his term he'll have thrown in an extra 500 billion a year for good measure.
Putting the bush phoney war on the books was being honest with America. Something cons know nothing about. Stunned by those con-created numbers ain't cha?

“Liberal Teachers ruin Kids”

Since: Mar 09

Paradise Valley Arizona

#828 Jun 14, 2012
The Communist Party had Van Jones support until it got hijacked by the Democrat Party and the Obama admin
brad

Manchester, CT

#829 Jun 14, 2012
conservative crapola wrote:
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Putting the bush phoney war on the books was being honest with America. Something cons know nothing about. Stunned by those con-created numbers ain't cha?
4 years of blame and counting.
Not one single,solitary solution,just blame.
The smart money says,,,,,wait for it,,,,,,cut your losses.
Anybody but Obama.2012

“Liberal Teachers ruin Kids”

Since: Mar 09

Paradise Valley Arizona

#830 Jun 14, 2012
Mitt Romney for President
This election is about restoring American greatness. AMEN!!!
conservative crapola

Allentown, PA

#831 Jun 14, 2012
brad wrote:
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4 years of blame and counting.
Not one single,solitary solution,just blame.
The smart money says,,,,,wait for it,,,,,,cut your losses.
Anybody but Obama.2012
when gw failure was being puppeteered, all rush dickless could do was blame clinton.....for 8 years. Guess what? We'll still be blaming bush throughout Obama's second term......there's your heads-up.....

this Fall, return the RED menace of conservatism to it's grave.
brad

Manchester, CT

#832 Jun 14, 2012
conservative crapola wrote:
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when gw failure was being puppeteered, all rush dickless could do was blame clinton.....for 8 years. Guess what? We'll still be blaming bush throughout Obama's second term......there's your heads-up.....
this Fall, return the RED menace of conservatism to it's grave.
We shall see my friend.
Liger BFF

Miami, FL

#833 Jun 21, 2012
Marco Rubio is a con artist.

"Cuddled Cubans: The True Cost of Cuban Immigration"

"The Cubans have proven repeatedly that they cannot govern without turmoil and rampant corruption. The once pristine Miami metropolitan area, rich in American history, is much too important to relinquish to those only interested in enriching themselves and giving nothing in return.

To give up control of Miami to immigrants who could care less about what being an America represents is nothing short of tragic—something we all need to remember next election."

http://www.thefloridacitizen.com/cuddled-cuba...
jason

Groton, CT

#834 Jul 29, 2012
WOW! So you people just google what you believe in to make your point? You believe everything you read on the internet?

I'm a liberal and this web site says this.

I'm a conservative and this web site says that.

Your all jackasses, but I hope you will form original positions from now on.....
Gvt Waste

San Francisco, CA

#835 Aug 22, 2012
Why support the Tea Party? Because Gvt Waste is everywhere. Not only in Washington, but also at every level of government. Examples are innumerable. God, they're not just examples, even, but the general rule.

Here is a blog that features one example a day :

http://gvtwaste.blogspot.com/

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