Tea Party Conservatives/GOP Favor Insurance Companies over People

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    Tea Party Conservatives/GOP Favor Insurance Companies over People

    They use the Language framed by Luntz.


    "A compelling story, even if factually inaccurate, can be more emotionally compelling than a dry recitation of the truth," Mr Luntz notes in the memo
    Memo exposes Bush's new green strategy | Environment | The Guardian

    http://wonkroom.thinkprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/frank-luntz-the-language-of-healthcare-20091.pdf

    So please, if you're a Tea Party type, a Conservative or a GOP hack, stop pretending you are not favoring existing stakeholders in the health care debate. Your own wordsmith has issued a handbook on how to frame things to favor Insurance companies. You use his language in your arguments.
     
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    I favor 'Free Enterprise'.. Not Government Mandates!
     
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    Do you need to look any farther than empty vessels like MrClose? You'd have a better chance of teaching a dog to drive.

    Here is a great interview Bill Moyers did with a former Vice President of corporate communications at CIGNA, one of the United States' largest health insurance companies.

    He discusses Luntz's memo

    Bill Moyers Journal . Wendell Potter on Profits Before Patients | PBS
     
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    Good for you. How original.
     
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    Yea, we all do, unfortunately it is the LAST thing the insurance cartels want.
     
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    The OBAMA HC plan could not serve the private insurance companies any better than it already does.

    It FORCES people to buy private HC coverage from private HC companies.

    The tea party people are idiots if they cannot understand that.
     
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    America needs to follow the lead of Switzerland.

     
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    How about you just move to Switzerland if its so great.

    Gotta love it when people compare the US to a country with a total population less then New York City and think we'd be able to pull off the same thing. As if Switzerland has millions of illegals and unemployed like we do which the rest would have to pay for in order to get everyone "free health care".
     
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    The problem with people like you, is I never compared the two countries. You imagine things.

    Problem number 2, you definitely replied to a post with links you never read. Only your idiocy outshines your ignorance.
     
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    Like 0bamacare didn't give the insurance companies a captured market. How about the rationing of care that will occur? That is going to be real people friendly. The Democrats own this one totally. Any failure of the plan is all theirs.
     

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