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re: 18 Things White People Seem To Not Understand (Because, White Privilege) - 90proofprofessional
i always thought that white privilege was something one enjoys automatically if they are white. but several of those items listed do not apply to many, many white people IMO that was a list about people who are white, and privileged [i]among whites[/i] in addition...


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re: Anyone remember a poster that used to keep a running list of lies from the Right - 90proofprofessional
[quote]I remember DA. He was pretty much incoherent in his final posting days and kept rambling on about democrats being a party of reason and science.[/quote] the samson'sseed poster somewhat reminds me of him in style and substance fwiw...


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re: Anyone remember a poster that used to keep a running list of lies from the Right - 90proofprofessional
quite sure that was DA...


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re: On Tax Day, The Greatest Generation Leads - 90proofprofessional
[quote]The top tax rate for personal income tax has been a lot higher in the past. However....deductions were much more liberal. The percentage of taxpayers that reached the top bracket was much much lower then too.[/quote] bbonds, you got anything on what the top effective rate actually was back t...


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re: CBO: Obamacare will have lower premiums, insure more, and cost government less - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Are you telling me that you can't understand how, as the pool increases with healthy people the premiums will decrease?[/quote] :lol: no. i explicitly said that you [b]can't assume that the pool will "increase with healthy people."[/b] [quote]The same economic principles operate whether ...


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re: Obama picks first openly gay bishop to lead Easter invocation - 90proofprofessional
that is one hell of a beautiful avatar, sir....


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re: CBO: Obamacare will have lower premiums, insure more, and cost government less - 90proofprofessional
[quote]My statement was that the costs (premiums) in the future will go down for the ACA pools[/quote] a premium is a price, not a cost. that is a certainly not crippling for your argument, but since you've been lecturing about "college Econ", "the laws of supply and demand", and "the simple physic...


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re: CBO: Obamacare will have lower premiums, insure more, and cost government less - 90proofprofessional
[quote]The simple physics of economics dictates that as more people get "in" the cost will go down. [/quote] oh for christ's sake here's a "college econ" question- what happens to the demand curve for health services when more people receive health benefits? what happens to the price level of th...


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re: CBO: Obamacare will have lower premiums, insure more, and cost government less - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Here is an article from today's Politico that pretty much cements my comments. [/quote] Most of your comments in this thread have been objectively wrong, and displayed ignorance on several aspects of the issues you've brought up. The fact that your article claims some insurers want to exp...


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re: For your viewing pleasure: racist Koch Institute posts racist things on Facebook - 90proofprofessional
on the serious, the first comparison, of the general vs prison population is pretty wild eta: misspoke. meant comparison of US share of world general vs US share of world prison populations...


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For your viewing pleasure: racist Koch Institute posts racist things on Facebook - 90proofprofessional
US share of world population vs US share of world's prison population: [img]http://cdn2.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/31688689/koch.0_standard_755.0.png width=250[/img] US minority share of general population vs. US minority share of prison population: [img]http://cdn2.vox-cdn.com/...


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re: Killing Americans... why Bobby Jindal needs to stop his lies regarding Medicaid - 90proofprofessional
[quote]But in that sentence they're only describing an ideal, not repeating their actual plan element written earlier.[/quote] what happens to this stated ideal under their supposed ACA brainchild, again?...


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re: Census Survey changes questions to obscure how Obamacare is measured - 90proofprofessional
the frick? this shite can't wait?? :angry:...


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re: CBO: Obamacare will have lower premiums, insure more, and cost government less - 90proofprofessional
[quote]As the economy of scale increases the costs per unit decrease. [/quote] "economies of scale" is not how risk pools work. at all. ...


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re: Poll: Republicans admit Obamacare might not be the end of the world - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Republicans on the US Supreme Court who created them[/quote] yet another factually incorrect statement for you today :lol: only 2 justices voted that the mandatory expansion was constitutional...


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re: Killing Americans... why Bobby Jindal needs to stop his lies regarding Medicaid - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Obamacare DOES NOT outlaw catastrophic coverage. It is included as a part of EVERY policy written under the law[/quote] wow, what a douche...


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re: CBO: Obamacare will have lower premiums, insure more, and cost government less - 90proofprofessional
good news, although... doc fix. also, fwiw on those plans (i hope enrollees aren't surprised by this, pp 7-8): [quote][i]Effects of the Characteristics of Exchange Plans.[/i] The plans being offered through exchanges in 2014 appear to have, in general, lower payment rates for providers, narrow...


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re: Killing Americans... why Bobby Jindal needs to stop his lies regarding Medicaid - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Premium rate increases have slowed under Obamacare[/quote] :lol:...


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re: Killing Americans... why Bobby Jindal needs to stop his lies regarding Medicaid - 90proofprofessional
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re: Killing Americans... why Bobby Jindal needs to stop his lies regarding Medicaid - 90proofprofessional
[quote] the CBO's projected cost of ACA per newly insured American would be less than $4000 annually per person, which when spread over the population would probably amount to $1000 or so per taxpayer.[/quote] [img]http://i.imgur.com/86gxtxt.jpg[/img]...


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re: Killing Americans... why Bobby Jindal needs to stop his lies regarding Medicaid - 90proofprofessional
[quote]The original Obamacare law would have extended Medicaid to those 242000 Louisianians[/quote] unconstitutionally, sadly...


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re: Killing Americans... why Bobby Jindal needs to stop his lies regarding Medicaid - 90proofprofessional
[quote]There are millions of medicaid-eligible Americans who choose not to participate.[/quote] shitty administration of medicaid has directly resulted in deaths as well...


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re: Killing Americans... why Bobby Jindal needs to stop his lies regarding Medicaid - 90proofprofessional
[quote]hen the Republicans started playing hardball obstructionism[/quote] nevermind that all of the wheeling and dealing with holdouts was intra-democrat party...


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re: Killing Americans... why Bobby Jindal needs to stop his lies regarding Medicaid - 90proofprofessional
[quote]That's what you're doing. [/quote] relative to now, what will i be doing if louisiana executes the expansion?...


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re: Killing Americans... why Bobby Jindal needs to stop his lies regarding Medicaid - 90proofprofessional
[quote]You enjoy paying for things you don't get? [/quote] :lol: i pay for medicaid already and don't "get" it. so i should support paying for more, knowing i still won't?...


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re: Sad news regarding los_angeles_tiger - 90proofprofessional
sucks. RIP...


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re: WH RT: 'Kathleen Sebelius Is Resigning Because Obamacare Has Won - 90proofprofessional
[img]http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa65/cameronwilliamjohnson/lolcano14ts.gif[/img]...


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re: The Holy Bible may become Louisiana's State Book...! - 90proofprofessional
maybe the state book should be one that more than a dozen people have read the entirety of?...


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re: AP reporting Sebelius is resigning - 90proofprofessional
wonder what took so long she'll command a beautiful paycheck somewhere on k street...


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re: This link is provided as a service for all the ACA increasing premium Deniers... - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Only way those numbers could work is if you were highrisk/old and are benefitting from 3:1 Obamacare caps placed on highest to lowest risk cost ratio. Meaning the young healthy folks here are paying part of your premium.[/quote] since that poster is pretty much the only one to experience suc...


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