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re: Repealing Obamacare is "Insanely" Immoral - 90proofprofessional
[quote]...just a few benefits [/quote] I appreciate that you acknowledge that the effects of ACA on actual health outcomes are not clear. But, no real analysis of how health benefits have materialized in countries with a universal system, relative to this theory of health-driven productivity gai...


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re: Repealing Obamacare is "Insanely" Immoral - 90proofprofessional
Here's what we should have addressed first: [quote]Efficiency: On indicators of efficiency, the U.S. ranks last among the 11 countries, with the U.K. and Sweden ranking first and second, respectively. The U.S. has poor performance on measures of national health expenditures and administrative costs...


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re: 60% of 2014 job creation due to an expiration of unemployment benefits - 90proofprofessional
[quote]I just like reading all the vile crap that comes from you republicans who probably don't have a head to stick up your ass.[/quote] Since you wrote this to me, I must regretfully inform you that you can eat a buffet of dicks....


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re: Repealing Obamacare is "Insanely" Immoral - 90proofprofessional
[quote]And I knew it was Brian Beutler without looking. I just picture him constantly red eyed from all of his weeping. Just a spineless, jelly-like frick.[/quote] While reading, I could actually [i]see[/i] him sniveling and snotting all over his keyboard and desk....


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re: 60% of 2014 job creation due to an expiration of unemployment benefits - 90proofprofessional
[quote]asurob brought Obama into it[/quote] That he did, in an attempt to derail. Resist the bait!...


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re: 60% of 2014 job creation due to an expiration of unemployment benefits - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Low gas prices will do that and Obama can't run again and is a limp dick POTUS[/quote] Why does this have to be about Obama? He was far from the only person championing this program in particular. Even some prominent non-hack economists and analysts did. We should keep this discussion cen...


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re: 60% of 2014 job creation due to an expiration of unemployment benefits - 90proofprofessional
Discontinuity designs like they used are strong specifically for effectively dealing with endogeneity issues like selection bias, and they do make their model and assumptions plain. I agree that 1+ million is sort of a shocking number, but remember how many ppl were on this extended UI program, ...


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re: 60% of 2014 job creation due to an expiration of unemployment benefits - 90proofprofessional
[quote]60% of 2014 job creation due to an expiration[/quote] That actually makes a great deal of sense, and it explains why 2014's wage growth was surprisingly flat for how much better the job market otherwise looked So it seems then that this growth should have been spread over 2012 and/or 201...


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re: According to CBO, obamacare to cost 23% less than thought - 90proofprofessional
[quote]The problem in assessing the costs is there is no baseline to compare to with[/quote] i read OP as saying it was an update on total expenditure estimates for the first 10 years of the bill or something like that, not a comparison to a baseline without ACA ETA scribd sucks balls, i can't e...


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re: According to CBO, obamacare to cost 23% less than thought - 90proofprofessional
[quote]to cost 23% less than thought[/quote] toss out that link when you can at first I was guessing it's because of states being able to opt out of Medicaid expansion, but then thought probably not, because it seems likely most will eventually accept it also curious if this is net of doc fix...


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re: Britain may be forced to abandon free healthcare, top doctor says - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Nobody can say that yet, that it's an unambiguous win or loss. However, at this point all data seem to point to the fact that it's working as intended, increasing access to care, lowering costs, and improving patient outcomes. We won't know for a decade, if not a generation, whether it wa...


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re: Britain may be forced to abandon free healthcare, top doctor says - 90proofprofessional
[quote]fourth one was a system-level view which specifically answered your assertion that only something showing overall costs (rather than for an individual disease) 'counts'. Go ahead and read it, this time.[/quote] The one that talks about the contribution of primary care to the health care syst...


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re: Britain may be forced to abandon free healthcare, top doctor says - 90proofprofessional
[quote]You read through and analyzed the full methods of each of those papers in less than 7 minutes, eh? They all discussed preventive care (or access to primary care) [b]as reducing cost[/b]s. [/quote] You made a very specific claim about [b]overall expenditures[/b]. And now you're waffling. ...


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re: Britain may be forced to abandon free healthcare, top doctor says - 90proofprofessional
[quote]First off, only one of us has actually published peer-reviewed articles around cost-effective treatments and reducing cost in healthcare, and it isn't you.[/quote] Link some that back up your claims about overall expenditures then! And quit acting like ACA is an unambiguous win with crap art...


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re: Britain may be forced to abandon free healthcare, top doctor says - 90proofprofessional
Not a single one of those looked at overall expenditures in any way. ...


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re: Britain may be forced to abandon free healthcare, top doctor says - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Every [b]serious method[/b] of measuring has shown the law effecting significant reductions in the uninsured rate. The latest, a report by the Urban Institute yesterday, shows that the uninsured rate has fallen nationally by 30 percent[/quote] First off, you don't know the meaning of "seriou...


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re: Britain may be forced to abandon free healthcare, top doctor says - 90proofprofessional
[quote]Preventive care is an incredibly effective way to reduce overall healthcare expenditures.[/quote] How "incredible," and where/when, exactly? Please explain in great detail a few examples where preventative care itself has explicitly been the cause of incredible reductions in overall expe...


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re: we need to be good - 90proofprofessional
Well, I don't know about the rest o y'all, but I'm inspired!...


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re: White House Tells 529 Savers To Go To Community College - 90proofprofessional
[quote]" And there are a variety of proposals the president put forward," Earnest continued, "some related to the tax code, but some also related to the president's proposal to make community college free for hard working students that are getting good grades. That would have the benefit of essentia...


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re: Are Bama bangs still a thing in the South? - 90proofprofessional
[quote]this is him [/quote] cool shoes tho...


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