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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YVQQ3ARkzM&feature=player_embedded]YouTube - TV AD: Oppose ObamaCare[/ame]


    This is exactly why we should oppose it.
     
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    Is this the ad NBC won't run ?
     
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    yep I wonder why?
     
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    Because it's chock full of outlandish claims.
     
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    Also, how does being a pollster (and even more absurdly, being married to a pollster) make you an expert on health care?
     
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    That is a ridiculous ad. Its predicting the future and nobody knows the future. The fact that this commercial got denied being on NBC is great. Its full of lies and its dangerous.

    I mean this bill is not for single payer. Its for a public option. I went to a public university but I could of gone with a cheaper private school but I CHOSE to go to a public school. You don't have to choose the public option. But also if you work for a company and this bill doesn't get past and they say "Look you are a great worker, but I can't afford health insurance because the cost keep going up." Now that congress didn't protect Americans from the greedy CEOs of health insurance companies. Now you have to spend a ton of money and by 2016, the cost of a family of 4 would be $23,000 a year.

    Reform needs to happen now.
     
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    Yet the government controls the rules for the whole industry in which it is competing in. Some competition...

    This is a government take over of the health care industry, pure and simple.
     
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    Really? Hummmmmmmmm

    Pinkerton: MSNBC Backs Obama, Gets $139 Billion Gov Guarantee

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    By Mark Finkelstein (Bio | Archive)
    November 15, 2008 - 20:47 ET




    Is MSNBC being rewarded for having backed Obama? That's what Jim Pinkerton suggests. On this evening's Fox News Watch, the columnist and New America Foundation fellow cited the news that GE Capital, a subsidiary of MSNBC's parent company GE, has received a $139 billion government loan guarantee.

    Host Jon Scott opened this evening's show opened with a clip of Chris Matthews [in a story that NB was first to report], saying that he saw as his "job" making the Obama presidency a success. Pinkerton unloaded.


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    Health Care companies exist only to skim money. At least with car manufacturers or computer makers, you could at least make a case for 50 million dollar salaries. Those companies actually make something.

    But Health Care companies make nothing. They are merely distributors.

    Every 50 million dollars for one CEO salary is another 2000 people denied surgery for a "pre existing condition".

    Capital: "of or relating to capital; especially : relating to or being assets that add to the long-term net worth of a corporation - capital improvements"

    For profit health care companies "contract" services. They make nothing and own nothing. That capital is merely an agreement on paper. They "skim" money.

    That's what these health care companies with CEOs that make tens of millions of dollars, do, they just skim money. What's worse, they skim that money off sick people. How creepy is that?

    Republicans are going to a "carny" because they like being fleeced. What other explanation could there be? They are defending this? They have lost their reason.
     

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