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Gary Varvel

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  1. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    wow, like you mean the R was right about Obamacare? You mean Mitt and Ryan had a few things right and are not just meanies who want grandma to eat cat food. That they could read it, now that it was passed of course, and find out that it is a train wreck. Ya don’t say.
    but but but bush will not work this time around you loony libs.

  2. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Next guy to the door is a big burly guy coming to collect from the IRS. And from their track record you might just get some “bad customer service” because they are making sure non liberals write book reports.

  3. ODon

    ODon said, over 1 year ago

    @SeaFox10

    Affordable healthcare is what you have a shot at if you have a full time job, it’s part of your compensation. How good of a policy is the next question. This is the reason we need to take the burden of healthcare insurance away from employers and switch it to individuals through a universal program that everyone pays into when they generate income. None of us want to pay for the uninsured at the local ER, most of us want kids to have access to preventive care.

  4. Jase99

    Jase99 said, over 1 year ago

    And for what specific reason can the depicted couple cannot afford to keep their health insurance?

  5. DGF999

    DGF999 said, over 1 year ago

    @Jase99

    Ummm…. they can’t afford it anymore? Just a guess…

  6. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago

    God it is true, companies are being forced out of entire states and Obama people are saying; “Its not our fault”.

  7. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago

    @SeaFox10

    Hey Liberal Progressives know everything!

  8. denis1112

    denis1112 said, over 1 year ago

    @Adrian Snare

    What we must figure out is WHY our people cannot afford health care…..
    =
    They would rather not work.They stay home and get drunk and stoned.They collect welfare and food stamps.They don’t pay taxes.Drive by any of the prejects in your town and you will see them outside smoking weed and drinking.Not working and not even looking for a job.
    Look at the pathetic jobs numbers.Almost 1.5 million newly unemployed every month.The Obama administration crows about 150,000 new jobs a month when they need over a million every month.Over 7 trillion in new debt since the dims got in office,and less revenue.What could go wrong?

  9. 3pibgorn9

    3pibgorn9 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Apparently so do Conservative Reactionaries. heh heh.

  10. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    If only in 2010 we elected officials to block this fail of a policy. Oh wait the R’s did and Obama did an end around to make it happen. Well at least the general public was not stupid enough to believe Obama’s promise of free stuff before the election. Oh wait, we were debating free birth control and health care on college a campus. Obama was promising all sort of things and the Ryan plan that would have SAVED and Balanced was being demonized in the media Obama was spying on. To bad the we did not have more groups speaking out against such misinformation, but we did have the IRS holding up groups that wanted to speak out against Obamacare, liberal groups either got a pass or rejected, but none of them had to endure the “bad customer service” of writing book reports and keeping track of their preys.

  11. Tim Culberson

    Tim Culberson said, over 1 year ago

    @SeaFox10

    Thank you for being the only reasonable person today.
    Logic seems in short supply typically on the comments.

  12. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, over 1 year ago

    @Harleyquinn

    “wow, like you mean the R was right about Obamacare?”

    Obamacare has some very good points, and some extremely bad ones. To be fair, the system before it could have us say the same thing.

    Ryan is dead wrong with his plan. I have explained it over and over on this site, so will not repeat. Romney’s plan: let the states handle it, was a different train wreck.

    How much was spent in time and money to take Obamacare to the Supreme Court? No one will ever tell, but you can be assured it was way more than we should have. Now multiply that number by 50. And remember it took years to get through the courts. What will people do in the meantime? Talk about business not knowing what to do next….

    Universal health care is the only answer. The only question is how many expensive false alternatives we will have to endure before arriving there. I’ll start the countdown: Obamacare is the first one.

    And if the Republicans want to show their superiority, they have to do more than vote to repeal. If you don’t have a better idea, you have no idea.

  13. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, over 1 year ago

    @SeaFox10

    “Forcing people to get something they can’t afford, is not a solution! "

    On the surfact, you are absolutely correct. But, if you can’t afford to take your meds for your diabetes, how will you afford to pay for amputations, kidney disease, and/or dialysis?

    THIS is why we have to have universal healthcare. If it is up to the individual to be responsible and shop for and purchase his/her own coverage, nothing will change this scenario.

  14. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago

    @I Play One On TV

    Sorry it will if insurance companies move out of entire states.

  15. Rick

    Rick GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Despite the promise that “If you like the plan you are in, you can keep it,” the AP reports that plans are being cancelled all over the country because of ObamaCare. One insurer explains it this way:

    A very small share of the market today is “grandfathered” under ObamaCare. To be grandfathered, someone would have had the policy in 2010 and essentially make no changes.This means almost every policy on the street today in the individual and small group markets is not legal for one reason or another (essential health benefits, actuarial value ranges, etc.)So if policies are not going to be legal in 2014, then insurers have to either “amend” the policies to comply with ObamaCare. Insurers can only do that one of two ways:
    • Cancel the policies and migrate individuals into new products that are compliant with the law. (giving the consumer a choice on which compliant product they want to migrate into)
    • Amend the policies to comply with all the requirements and include a “rate action” with those amendments.
    How this is happening is a state-by-state decision, with some regulators asking us to cancel & migrate while others are asking us to amend. In most cases it will probably be a cancel & migrate.

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