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Healthcare mandates...oh! that one reason why costs are high!

  1. SparklingJewel profile image77
    SparklingJewelposted 8 years ago

    came across this today...news to me...I have never had healthcare insurance, know nothing about it...but this sounds like something to look into, don't you think?

    http://www.voteronpaul.com/newsDetail.p … e....-2045

  2. rsmallory profile image80
    rsmalloryposted 8 years ago

    I agree-if free market were allowed to operate as it is designed a lot of the unnecessary cost would be gone.

    1. nicomp profile image69
      nicompposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Free market and tort reform. Neither of which are anywhere in the BHO plan.

      1. nicomp profile image69
        nicompposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Obama pooh-poohed tort reform last night on 60 minutes.

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          A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          He has to keep his contributors happy!

          1. nicomp profile image69
            nicompposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Labor unions want single-payer, and we have BHO in his own words promising that to them. Legal lobbies, which BHO promised to banish when he was campaigning, are in his other ear.

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        Madame Xposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        The GOP Bill 3400 that's stuck in committee is free market and has tort reform

        1. nicomp profile image69
          nicompposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          And yet, BHO claims to invite ideas from both sides of the aisle.

          How odd...

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            Madame Xposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Not exactly the term I would use

            1. nicomp profile image69
              nicompposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              duplicitous?

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                A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Frikin liar is more accurate!

 
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