Health Care reform: Its not the end of the world and its not going to save the world

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    Well, after a year of wrangling, Healthcare Reform has passed. For most Americans, their lives will go on just like they always have. Most Americans will continue to keep the same insurance they always have and most policies will have only minor differences. Your premiums will go up, just like they have gone up for the last ten years. Will it go up more or less than they would have? Who the hell knows?
    Some Americans will be able to get insurance where they couldn't get it before. Some Americans will get insurance they did not want to carry.
    Bottom Line: Things are going to be about the same as they always were
     
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    In the end, Americans will realize that this bill is not such a big deal. That the Republicans were being drama queens and that nothing that they threatened came to be.
     
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    Not hardly.
     
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    You keep telling yourself that people won't be this pissed in November. :lol:
     
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    Then why are we adding $Ts of spending just to keep things the same as they always were?
     
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    Does anything they ever threaten come to be?
     
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    This could be true in the end. However,when average citizens start seeing the Government informing them that they are going to be fined or imprisoned for not buying Health Insurance,it's going to seem like a much bigger deal to them. This Bill was just plain wrong on so many levels. Taking away more Freedom & Liberty from the People was my main concern and complaint. Forcing citizens to buy Health Insurance or be fined & imprisoned just seems so Un-American and Unconstitutional to me. Repealing some parts if not all of this Legislation should be a top priority for the Republicans in the future. This Bill was not good for America.
     
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    Nile Gardiner nails it:

    ...Above all the health care bill is a thinly disguised vanity project for a president who is committed to transforming the United States from the world’s most successful large-scale free enterprise economy, to a highly interventionist society with a massive role for centralized government. The United States has thrived as a nation for over 230 years precisely because of its love for freedom and its belief in free markets.

    What we have just witnessed is a massive slap in the face for limited government and the principle of individual responsibility. Its net result will be the erosion of freedom in America, and a further undermining of the country’s economic competitiveness. This may be a political victory for the president and his supporters in Congress, but it is in reality a defeat for America as a great power, and another Obama-led step towards US decline.


    Congress health care vote: a dark day for freedom in America – Telegraph Blogs
     
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    Except Barry said our premiums would be cut by up to $2,500 per year...

    Breitbart.tv 20 Promises for $2,500: All Americans Now Await Lower Premiums Promised by Obama


    How embarrassing....
     
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    In the end, it turns out that this bill is not much different than what the republicans proposed. There are insurance pools, no public options, no restrictions on pre-existing conditions, you still keep your same insurance company.

    Most Americans will realize this is not that big a deal and will hardly recognize the difference in how they handle their health needs
     

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