Senator Max Baucus : Redefining "The Public Option"

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    Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus - Taking advantage of the fact that most Americans are victims of government education hence easily fooled - has Introduced a $856 Billion Health-Care Bill

    It will require nearly all Americans to carry health insurance while barring insurance companies from discriminating against people based on their health status or denying coverage because of preexisting conditions.

    He states that "The plan does not call for a government-run insurance option" - so who the fuck is going to enforce those requirements : Blackwater? ArmorGroup ? The Mexicans ? Canadians?

    What a fuck tard!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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    It includes regulations that will do exactly that.

    So you feel the only way regulations can be enforced is if the companies are controlled by government?

    As for the fuck tard comment......say fuick all you want, but My son would find the word "tard" insulting.......but unfortunately for him, he does not have the wherewithall to determine that assholes like you throw that word around due to ignorance.
     
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    Did you even read the bill?
     
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    It is only a draft...and a rough one....but I got the basic gist of it.

    It seems to meet many needs except tort reform.
     
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    Sorry, Oldandtired, you chimed in before me. My question was intended for the OP.
     
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    Yes...I knew that....I was just answering you as well.....

    It is a step in the right direction in my eyes. Regulation is required...government takeover is overkill.
     
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    In my HUMBLE opinion, there has never been a proposal for "government takeover", so I have never truly understood the concern there.
     
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    I don't support Baucus's plan. His plan only differs slightly from the previous Democrat plan. "Requiring" Americans to carry health insurance is a non-starter for me. I always stand on the side of freedom & liberty. More freedom not less. I just don't understand why so many are so willing to give away their freedom & liberty. :(
     
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    No...no proposal for government takeover.......but as a business owner still licking my wounds of a recession, I will certainly turn to the public option for my employees....and I am sure many others will as well.......and it will be a matter of time before the insurance companies will struggle to compete while still making a profit for the shareholders....

    So no...no government takeover....but even Obama siad that he supports a single payer system...but that it will take time...as lomg as 15 years....for it to be acheived.

    SO I see this as the groundwork...and it concerns me.
     
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    I agree...but compromise is the best we can ask for in this fillibuster super majority environment.

    I do not have a voice...I am a conservative and a libertarian....so anything short of a public option is a step in the right direction.

    Enforcing the mandatory coverage will be difficult....it will be interesting to see how that pans out.
     

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