Baucus bill: the Senate's way to bankrupt us

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    Baucus Health-Care Plan Is Still Government Run - WSJ.com
    Add the cap and trade tax increases to this and what do you all think will happen?
     
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    And let's not forget that

    David B. Rivkin Jr. and Lee A. Casey: Mandatory Insurance Is Unconstitutional - WSJ.com
     
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    Baucus sucks, He's no Democrat. This bill sucks.
     
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    It's a handout to the insurance industry. Which means the right will think it's the greatest thing since sliced bread.
     
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    The bill is a slap in the face to the people and the constitution. it will force all of us to pay higher premiums and all you can say is that it's a handout to the insurance industry?
     
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    Where do you think those higher premiums go, eh?
     
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    THis Bill is worse than HR3200, WTF is wrong with congress?

    Did they not get the message that the majority of americans don't support an HR3200 style bill?
     
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    Just because people write or say things, they aren't necessarily true. A young person who chooses to go without health insurance, because they don't think they'll need it, may well not be able to afford it. Certainly, young people are not at their peak for earning potential. In fact, most young people are just getting started and have very little as far as savings or assets go. So if they get sick or hurt, they can't pay, especially not at a premium price. This argument doesn't even begin to make sense.

    On top of that, young women get pregnant. Even a normal delivery will run around $10,000. What about problem pregnancies? Both my boys were born premature. One was born ten weeks early and was in NICU for 47 days. Any idea how much that costs?

    It's almost as if you are saying that young people shouldn't carry health insurance because it's a waste of money. I guess this is the problem between idealism and reality.
     
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    where do you think the penalties for not buying insurance go?

    Do you actually object more to the insurance companies receiving premiums than to the fucking government forcing you to buy insurance and punishing you with additional taxes if you choose not to buy?
     
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    so you're in favor of the government forcing young people to pay for insurance and them penalize then thousands of additional dollars if they don't comply?
     

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