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Jim Morin

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  1. Darsan54

    Darsan54 said, over 1 year ago

    Seems to me Conservatives were already complaining about this arrangement. Something about a culture of dependency and 47 percent something or other?

  2. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, over 1 year ago

    @russell5419

    According to Harvard, 44,000 Americans with treatable problems (disease or accident) die because they do not have access to adequate healthcare. So I guess that ‘free’ emergency room treatment isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. The reiterated statement that the ACA will stop deadbeats from getting top quality care from ‘free’ emergency rooms is being used by Obamabots to sell the ACA to Tea types, a marketing campaign carried on by Morin with limited success.


    A friend went in with chest pains, was cursively checked, told it was just indigestion, and told to go home with a $500 bill (which he had no intention of paying, since he’s been a professional deadbeat all his life, and is extremely good at it). He’s also still cute, even in his ‘60s, and one of the senior female doctors saw him, ordered an EKG, and saw that he got a free quadruple by-pass. But those of us who aren’t as cute as my friend just get sent home with a $500 bill. Which, of course, we won’t have to pay since it’s hard to collect from a corpse.

  3. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Clark Kent

    But if 85% liked what they had according to Obama, why then is he bankrupting what we had? I thought this was to solve the problem, not kill off those who wish to have free stuff.

  4. Zipi

    Zipi said, over 1 year ago

    With the deductables that go with Obamacare those that are forced out of their existing insurance plans can’t afford to get sick now.

  5. Enoki

    Enoki said, over 1 year ago

    So, what he’s saying is that with Obamacare they are making it official rather than optional.

  6. NebulousRikulau

    NebulousRikulau GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Michael wme

    “According to Harvard, 44,000 Americans with treatable problems (disease or accident) die because they do not have access to adequate healthcare. So I guess that ‘free’ emergency room treatment isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.”

    The point there is that the ER is fine for acute problems, but mostly worthless for chronic ones.
    Sure, they’ll give you bypass surgery for the heart attack, but they won’t pay for your blood pressure, cholesterol, and anti-clotting medications. They’ll amputate the foot with gangrene, but they won’t pay for your lifetime of insulin-dependent diabetes. Etc.etc.

  7. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, over 1 year ago

    @NebulousRikulau

    The “Emergency Room Plan” is more expensive, less effective and raises costs for the rest of us. So why do so many “conservatives” embrace it? Well, it ensures that the poor suffer for not having enough money… and to the Punishment Cult, that’s all that matters.

  8. martens misses all her friends

    martens misses all her friends said, over 1 year ago

    @Mhic Dhu Ghaill

    Have you considered that there is more than one way to run single payer? The NHS of Britain is not the only way. In addition, the Cameron government has been kneecapping the system for a while now in the interests of austerity (as well as the rest of the British economy).

  9. omQ R

    omQ R said, over 1 year ago

    @martens misses all her friends

    My daughter’s Austrian paediatrician is an Anglophile who travels over to Britain fairly often. We usually end up chatting about the English and English counties/countryside but she kept ragging the NHS. We didn’t want to contradict her too much but we have stated on several occasions we were more than happy with the NHS and provided anecdotal accounts.


    Last month she finally agreed that the care my daughter had been getting in Britain prior to moving over to Austria was far better than what she was getting in Austria now (they have universal healthcare but through insurance schemes not unlike Switzerland & Germany).
    It has proved almost impossible to get a multi-disciplinary, multi-pronged and acceptable to all approach to her care which we had in the UK.
    We were gob-smacked with her volte-face.

  10. ARodney

    ARodney said, over 1 year ago

    @russell5419

    That’s because you haven’t lost your house yet. The Republican health care plan requires you to lose your house before you can get “free” care, and it’s only emergency care. If you need dialysis or chemotherapy, you die. It’s the Christian way.

  11. ARodney

    ARodney said, over 1 year ago

    @ansonia

    Nope. It was Eric Cantor and several Republican senators who said that we don’t need to insure people, because they can get taken care of at the emergency room. Google “Republican Emergency Room Care” (though several of the hits are clever satire).

  12. Griff

    Griff GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Keep your own swindle policy and join the 57% of folks who have to declare bankruptcy!

  13. mdavis4183

    mdavis4183 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    We’re not allowed to call Morin a moron for not realizing the vast majority of people applying for Obamacare are signing up for Medicaid, which is paid for by the last character in his lying cartoon

  14. ahab

    ahab GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Mr. King

    Well, Sarah is just a pip. Maybe she can help Democrats win another Presidential election.

  15. Kaffekup

    Kaffekup said, over 1 year ago

    Actually the government doesn’t pay for that “free” healthcare, for which they bill you retail, since you don’t have the clout to negotiate better rates. It’s the next guy in the ER, and the next, and you and I.

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