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re: Ayn Rand - how is this still a thing? - Rex
[quote]my argument is that using the state as an agent of morality does not make your preference moral. you're passing the buck [/quote] No, actually, your argument was that being required by the government to help pay for healthcare of the poor is "morally bankrupt", i.e. immoral. Or you retrea...
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[quote]i believe the role of government is defense and protecting commerce [/quote] Well, yes, of course... that's a very convenient view of the role of government when your personal philosophy is selfishness. But you didn't explain the morality you claimed for it. Tell me... how is it mora...
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This thread is fun and all that, but I need to take a break from it to go watch a movie. Later! ...
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[quote]if you feel bad for somebody via empathy and feel that society should help them and other people should be taxed to do so, that's morally bankrupt [/quote] What a cute Randian thing to say! Let me ask... do you think people should be taxed to pay for national defense? Or highways and ...
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[quote]Only the occasional self absorbed idiot with an inflated ego, someone whose mommy and daddy told was special....could think for a minute that anyone would give a dam if they shrugged. [/quote] That's Rand Paul, now running for president. :lol:...
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re: Ayn Rand - how is this still a thing? - Rex
[quote]Anyone who was denied insurance for a pre-existing condition and now gets it is getting an indirect subsidy.[/quote] Having failed in your previous attacks, you've (plural) changed your rhetorical strategy from "subsidies" to "indirect subsidies". Cute. Guess what? YOU have been receivi...
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re: Ayn Rand - how is this still a thing? - Rex
[quote]the reason the plans weren't offered to those with PECs was cost. [/quote] The insurance companies are not forced to participate. [quote]somebody is paying for that plan to be offered to you[/quote] The insurance companies are paying for your plan to be offered to you. ...
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re: Ayn Rand - how is this still a thing? - Rex
[quote]No one has addressed your point here, Rex. Nice job!!![/quote] And they STILL haven't addressed that point. You certainly won't catch me proclaiming Joseph Stalin as my philosophy hero nor encouraging people to read his propaganda even when I agree with his atheism. ...
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re: Ayn Rand - how is this still a thing? - Rex
[quote] That's an old game of his. He'll deny having said something in the past on the likelihood that nobody will go to the trouble of going back thru his history just to prove him a liar.[/quote] Actually, this is all in keeping with a game of YOURS... asserting something you can't support. ...
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Where in that did I say I received subsidies? ...
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[quote]You're not.[/quote] YOUR link? ...
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[quote](2) You've told us you received a government subsidy for the cost of your health insurance months ago. [/quote] Link? ...
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[quote]In Obamaworld, very few people are simply on par with insurance.[/quote] You sound like you're ignorant of the details of the program. One can still buy a Healthcare.gov plan, which is often the only reasonable choice available, without receiving subsidies....
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[quote]So long as you are helping people with your own money.[/quote] I pay taxes and want a share of those to help the poor. I want a share of yours to help the poor, too. I want you to be forced into it. ...
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[quote]You just said that you aren't poor, and yet, the American taxpayer is subsidizing the cost of your health insurance. [/quote] Where did I say that? ...
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I'm a hypocrite for wanting to help poor people? Find yourself a dictionary and learn to use the word properly. ...
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[quote]You are on the public dole, dude.[/quote] You know this how? ...
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[quote]No one has addressed your point here, Rex. Nice job!!![/quote] Yes, I noticed. ...
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[quote]Nobody is subsidizing the cost of my health insurance.[/quote] I believe that anybody who bases their entire political philosophy on avoiding helping poor people is an a-hole. [quote]This guy is financially secure enough to.be retired, yet he is fine with taxpayers subsidizing his insuranc...
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[quote]If you're against greed, why are you okay with taxpayers subsidizing the cost of your healthcare? [/quote] I'm a taxpayer, not poor, and don't mind subsidizing healthcare for poor people. ...
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