What do you perceive to be the biggest calamity of 2013?

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  1. Faith Reaper profile image87
    Faith Reaperposted 4 years ago

    What do you perceive to be the biggest calamity of 2013?

    Is there something that happened in 2013 that you perceive to be the biggest calamity of the year?  If so, what is it?  Thank you for answering.

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    tbHistorianposted 4 years ago

    Obamacare is the biggest calamity for 2013 - due to the lies that were told.  It will harm more citizens than it will ever assist because the healthcare system is now run by incompetent government bureau-rats.  This law was not constructed to help the helpless, but to injure the hardworking middle-class.  It does not increase the number of medical professionals.  It only creates chaos through additional taxes and larger cost share for the insured.  It is a typical community destruction model that discriminates against the hardworking public while not assisting anyone.  We should have known this was going to happen because Obama never provided any assistance to any group during any prior activity.  He failed in all previous ventures because he cannot comprehend the actual requirements necessary to achieve advancement.  His personal narcissistic attitude always leads him to a destructive end.  While his followers continue to drink the koolaide, the competent recognize the calamity brought by the discriminator.

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      Larry Wallposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I will disagree. Withf Obamacare, I now have insurance. Prior to that, after losing my job of 22 years I was turned down by every major company offering major medical coverage. Obamacare allows me to buy insurance. It was a victory, not a calamity.

    2. Jodah profile image89
      Jodahposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Affordable health care for all is a citizen's basic right. It is about time America caught up with other developed nations on this. In a few years everyone will be applauding it.

  3. Borsia profile image43
    Borsiaposted 4 years ago

    Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) would get my vote.
    First there is all the damage, lives lost and broken. Then there is the way it was mishandled from start to finish that made things so much worse and cost so many more lives.

    1. Jodah profile image89
      Jodahposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, that was a bad event.

    2. Faith Reaper profile image87
      Faith Reaperposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, Borsia, a terrible calamity indeed!  My prayers are with all those who suffered during this event.

 
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