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re: Good new from team trump - "Modernizing Medicare" - MSMHater
Those numbers were pulled out of my ass. Use these... [quote]The reality is that a male earning an average wage over his lifetime will receive from Medicare lifetime benefits in retirement that amount to $180,000.[1] Lifetime Medicare taxes for this average male would have amounted to only $61,00...
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re: Transition official: Trump will not rip up NAFTA - MSMHater
:sigh: So a renegotiated NAFTA isn't a new deal?...
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re: Transition official: Trump will not rip up NAFTA - MSMHater
[quote] Trump will not rip up NAFTA[/quote] Is this where the media rips him for not, literally, ripping a trade agreement into small pieces of paper?...
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re: Good new from team trump - "Modernizing Medicare" - MSMHater
[quote] So what happens whe the buying power of cash contributed 30 years ago is reduced by 150%, 100% 20 years"ago, and 50% 10 years ago? What kind of investments we talking here? Solyndra?[/quote] He bailed when real numbers were provided. Wouldn't expect him back....
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re: Good new from team trump - "Modernizing Medicare" - MSMHater
[quote]no its not arse bite, I pay for it its not something given to me for free[/quote] Chill out, pops. No one is attacking you for utilizing the system that is available to you. You paid into it, and deserve to get some back. Go for it. But it doesn't change the fact that it's an entitlem...
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re: Slager case declared mistrial - MSMHater
[quote]He was justified Slager deserves to walk and should sue the city.[/quote] [img]http://i349.photobucket.com/albums/q383/walterm140/tumblr_inline_mrsl5n4oax1qz4rgp_3fda7615d7eb302a039437dca35eb62c_zpsgsepl4dp.gif[/img] Credit to WhiskeyPapa. It was appropriate for the situation....
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re: How much more awesome would Christmas be without the presents. - MSMHater
[quote]hanging out with family with no strings attached..[/quote] I'm sorry that's what you consider your holiday family time to be, Ryno. Hanging out with "strings attached". That makes me sad for you....
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re: Good new from team trump - "Modernizing Medicare" - MSMHater
Of course. Deal. You will get no argument from me about keeping more of YOUR money. But it's not really debatable that the average medicare beneficiary will receive more in benefits than he/she puts in. That was my only point. ...
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re: Slager case declared mistrial - MSMHater
[quote]Slager supporters are real big on the notion that guy shot at him with the Taser before turning around to run, but that doesn't justify the killing in the slightest.[/quote] And he didn't even possess it as he was running. The cop could not even explain his planting of the taser to the co...
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re: Slager case declared mistrial - MSMHater
[quote]Minutes later, that defendant, Michael T. Slager, the North Charleston police officer who shot and killed Walter L. Scott during a traffic stop and foot pursuit, ended nearly 20 months of silence and told a jury that he had been consumed by “total fear” in the moments before he opened fire on...
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re: Slager case declared mistrial - MSMHater
Christ, man. This was the case where the cop shot him 8 times while he was running away. If you can't get a conviction for this one, you might as well stop trying....
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re: Good new from team trump - "Modernizing Medicare" - MSMHater
[quote]Because everyone doesn't die at age 67 with cancer having received $110,000 in payouts.[/quote] Sorry. If you prefer, I could use the cost assumptions for end of life care instead of a cancer treatment. [quote] A recent Mount Sinai School of Medicine study found that out-of-pocket expense...
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re: Question about interstate competition amongst insurance companies... - MSMHater
[quote]The policy in Louisiana should have to help cover those expenses, right. [/quote] Yes. Even now I accept out of state insurance payments for our patients. I take BCBS Louisiana, in Texas, right now. [quote]. Inside a physicians office it's already insanely tough to 1) find if this perso...
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re: Good new from team trump - "Modernizing Medicare" - MSMHater
[quote]The problem is that there's no Medicare money invested anywhere. There's a arbitrary trust funds full of treasuries. Much like the scene in Dumb and Dumber with the IOUs in the suitcase at the end.[/quote] That is what I wasn't sure about. Is that right? Do they just invest it in bonds a...
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re: Good new from team trump - "Modernizing Medicare" - MSMHater
[quote] So you agree then that the ultimate goal should be to fix the cost of healthcare which would "fix" medicare and no longer make it an entitlement. Glad we agree [/quote] Sure. No problem admitting that. [quote]I'm good. Google has all the answers you seek tho. Come back when you freshen ...
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re: Good new from team trump - "Modernizing Medicare" - MSMHater
[quote] You really need to take some finance classes or something dude. You obviously don't know how time value of money or compounding interest work. [/quote] I'll be sure to return my MBA and MHA. But just for my personal knowledge, since you seem to have such a firm grip on it, can you tell me...
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re: Good new from team trump - "Modernizing Medicare" - MSMHater
[quote]You contribute a stream of money over a period of many years and that's worth a lot more than the face value of your contribution. [/quote] Yes, dick. Time value of money. Already covered. It still won't close the money gap. [quote]The reality is that a male earning an average wage...
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re: Good new from team trump - "Modernizing Medicare" - MSMHater
[quote]You should probably go read up on time value of money and repost your argument with numbers that better support your argument [/quote] Fair point. I'm not sure what kind of return you expect that money would get, but ok. Do you honestly think that would close the gap? Considering wages ...
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re: Dr Matt Chamberlain new policy - MSMHater
[quote]AMA has been politicized and supported Obamacare from the outset, which has also prompted this concierge stuff. [/quote] I was writing my grad school paper on establishing a concierge business model long before the ACA was passed. It's been a trend since the volume needed to be profitable w...
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re: Good new from team trump - "Modernizing Medicare" - MSMHater
[quote]exactly, you have medicare taken out of your check every wek and still pay for it every month, but the idiot repubs call this an entitlement [/quote] So a boomer paid in a total of...lets say $95,000 (generous) to the Medicare "pot" during their working years. Their cancer treatment, a...
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