Obama was wrong - 14,000 people do not lose Health Insurance every day

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    Actually, the number of people who lose Health Insurance a day is on average 15,238 a day.

    PolitiFact | Obama claims 14,000 lose health insurance every day

    :eusa_whistle:

    Sorry Republicans for bringing up your hopes, and dashing them. :redface:
     
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    Ya think it's wise to brag about the number of jobs being lost everyday?
     
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    Tell Obama to stop destroying the economy and that number will decline dramatically. Or was this his plan all along ? ..... :eusa_whistle:
     
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    Another reason why coupling health insurance with employment is dumb. Get a Health Savings Account.
     
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    It's not bragging, it's showing how dire this situation is getting.
     
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    COBRA makes a limited kind of sens for those who've made enough to pay for it while unemployed.

    Not a clue what percentage of workers losing their jobs pay for COBRA, but I'm betting its a very small percentage of all those who lose their jobs.

    Health care saving plans?

    Are you serious?

    Who the fuck makes enough money to save for that heart attack or major health problem that sooner or later we all experience?

    Maybe pne out of a thousand people?
     
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    That, and the whole other list of flaws with HSAs. The #1 being if you aren't a healthy person, you're fucked.
     
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    Very few people can pay for homes, cars, and education out-of-pocket either...So what??
     
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    I don't believe he is merely mistaken but lying outright, a-la that whopper he told the other day about doctors making decisions based upon fee schedules.
     
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    It's worse than that. Obama increased taxes on cigarettes which is a tax on the poor, and the minimum wage just went up which has been proven to increase unemployment.
     

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