Palin was right, Obamacare = Death Panels

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    "We need death panels. Well, maybe not death panels, exactly, but unless we start allocating health care resources more prudently — rationing, by its proper name — the exploding cost of Medicare will swamp the federal budget.

    Read more: Steven Rattner: 'We Need Death Panels'; Will PolitiFact Reverse 'Lie of the Year' Tag on Palin? | NewsBusters.org

    "we are God's partners in matters of life and Death" -- Obama

    http://www.usmessageboard.com/consp...chen-sure-willing-to-bet-your-life-on-it.html

    See how the dots connect?

    Will Progs apologize to Palin?
     
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    Hell no the liars won't apologize.. They double-down on lies, propaganda.. every single day!
     
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    PRIVATIZE ALL DEATH PANELS. Oh yeah, that's right, we call them insurance companies, don't we?
     
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    We already have "death panels" allocating healthcare resources.

    They're called "insurance company actuaries," and you must deal with them every time you go to the hospital.

    So, tell me....since it's going to be done anyhow, who would you rather have making life and death decisions about your healthcare? Some government bureaucrat tasked with making sure healthcare is equitably divided, or a corporate bureaucrat concerned only with profit?
     
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    Another Palin thread eh Frank57?
     
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    Who is smarter... Sarah or Trig Palin?
     
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    You're either stupid or lying, I suspect both.
     
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    Really?

    When you want an elective surgery and your insurance carrier requires you to get pre-approval, who do you think turns you down? The health fairy? When your doctor orders a test or surgery and your insurance carrier refuses to pay for it, who makes that decision?

    Where do you think those letters of refusal come from? Out in never never land?

    Let me give another example from right here in good ol' True Blue, Republican Texas.

    Let's say you're in the hospital with a grievously dangerous and life-threatening illness. Your maximum insurance coverage is reached and you don't have the money to take up paying for the intensive care which is keeping you alive. What do think happens to you then?

    Here in Texas, you're sent home to die. And, you know why? Because the doctors and hospital administrators have the legal right to decide when they've done all they can for you and that can be, and IS, dependent upon you being able to pay for it. You're not invited to the meeting they have over your life and neither is anybody representing you. That "death panel" has absolute power to kick you out of the hospital and let you die and you have no recourse.
     
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    Needing something implies you don't have it. Which, obviously, we don't.

    You understand that Rattner's op-ed is lamenting the lack of "death panels," right? (Rhetorical question, I know that you don't.) Like when Rattner says:

     

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