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re: Republicans control every branch of government and still can't repeal Obamacare - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] The AHCA failure is a net positive[/quote] That's my view. ...
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re: Women that marry high school boyfriend - RogerTheShrubber
[quote]Typically, women only see/remember the negatives in a relationship. Then, they get on social media and see all of this other "awesome" stuff that people post and think they should be having that. They forget that other women have equally shitty lives, but don't post pictures of that stuff on ...
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re: Republicans control every branch of government and still can't repeal Obamacare - RogerTheShrubber
Democrats control every branch of govt and cant pass the public option. You were too young but this actually happened as well. ...
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re: What would the current healthcare situation in America be if Obamacare wasn't passed? - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] Its got to help the state in other ways by getting these people on Medicaid[/quote] It helps the medical industry. If you see a dress on sale for 30 bucks, when it's regularly 100 and you only are interested because of the savings but you can either buy the dress or pay utility bills...
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re: What would the current healthcare situation in America be if Obamacare wasn't passed? - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] You were just plain wrong by saying that Medicaid expansion was a bad decision for Alaska because it cost the state 44,000,000[/quote] It costs 44 mil. more For 2017 which has already been appropriated. Just admit you have no clue how state budgets work. I believe the total ended be...
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re: What would the current healthcare situation in America be if Obamacare wasn't passed? - RogerTheShrubber
[quote]They got better after the ACA was enacted,[/quote] For whom?...
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re: What would the current healthcare situation in America be if Obamacare wasn't passed? - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] I simply assumed he mixed up the Medicaid expansion and the exchange bailout[/quote] Actually no. Session is about over, budgets and appropriations have been made. Medicaid costs are at the expense of other programs. Both cost far more than anticipated. Pig just has no idea how ...
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re: What would the current healthcare situation in America be if Obamacare wasn't passed? - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] Did you read your own article that points out that the federal government paid 100% of the medicaid expansion for 2016[/quote] Alaska has already appropriated money for 2017. The cost per patient increase was total 30 million more than we were falsely led to believe. That money is alre...
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re: What would the current healthcare situation in America be if Obamacare wasn't passed? - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] Also, here is the Kaiser Family Foundation report if you prefer a non-governmental entity with nonpartisan credentials[/quote] The foundation is 100% pro ACA and is in no way impartial. ...
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re: What would the current healthcare situation in America be if Obamacare wasn't passed? - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] Liars like Roger is what is bringing this country down and if we don't start standing up to it we're going to be a country like Russia in our lifetimes[/quote] Your grammar is horrible. There was no lie....
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re: What would the current healthcare situation in America be if Obamacare wasn't passed? - RogerTheShrubber
[link=(www.alaskastar.com/2016-08-25/expanded-medicaid-already-30m-over-estimates-first-year#.WN)]LINK[/link] The cost was 30 million more than estimated combined with already accepted annual costs. We're also down to one provider in the exchange and Alaska has to pay 40 million to help sub...
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re: Women that marry high school boyfriend - RogerTheShrubber
[quote]How much do you think social media has changed the game? [/quote] People are far more exposed to constant negativity and such. Views of what's normal can get really warped. People are wired differently via genetics and experience. Whatever works to get them by is good. If that means ...
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re: First Mow of the Year; First Visit by the Police - RogerTheShrubber
[quote]This. I would pour sugar in your lawnmower's gas tank if you woke me up mowing that early on the weekend. [/quote] This is what happens when you live too close to people. ...
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re: What would the current healthcare situation in America be if Obamacare wasn't passed? - RogerTheShrubber
[quote]ACA gave states the option to expand Medicare to a higher wage level but most of the states in the south kept it how it was before ACA.[/quote] It's cost Alaska 44 million. Huge mistake to expand. The cost to the feds was 49% higher than estimated but we knew the Obama administration lie...
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re: Women that marry high school boyfriend - RogerTheShrubber
Another thread illustrating the fact OTers mostly have no clue that People, their values and personalities vary greatly. ...
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re: Trump turns on his party, blames them for healthcare bill's failure - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] Not sure the snarkey response was necessary, but the issue of ability to govern is a legitimate one[/quote] The government and associated bureaucracy is too large to govern. By any party. ...
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re: First Mow of the Year; First Visit by the Police - RogerTheShrubber
Why do you live in a populated area? Move to the country. ...
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re: Trump turns on his party, blames them for healthcare bill's failure - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] If you have the intelligence to understand what he says, and you still think the GOP has any capacity to govern, you are impervious to facts: [/quote] That's because you're reading what you want into it. ...
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