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  1. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    The cons shut down the govt, the dems opened health care.
    Says it all.

  2. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, 7 months ago

    Free goodies! Yay!

  3. Robert Landers

    Robert Landers said, 7 months ago

    @ConserveGov

    Yep, health care, just like all the other civilized and industrialized first world countries of the world. Except that it is not really single payer, and so really is not directly paid for by the government. As such as yourself so incorrectly state, both the individual and the health care maintenance organizations will be paying, with the back up of the government in those cases where this is a true hardship on the American people, just as such programs have always been!! If you do not like that, then there is always the ultra conservative paradise of Somalia!!

  4. Ottodesu

    Ottodesu GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    @Robert Landers

    Exactly.

    The World would really be quite happy if the USA caught up to supplying the basic social provisions as done in nearly every country in the world for decades.

  5. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, 7 months ago

    @Robert Landers

    The Supreme Court ruled that mandatory insurance premiums paid to private insurance companies is a legitimate tax. It ruled that government subsidies for the poor, if mandated by a Federal law, were illegitimate.


    So there will be NO cost to the government except in those states that vote to allow those subsidies.

  6. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, 7 months ago

    @ConserveGov

    Not free. Or haven’t you noticed? That’s why this was a REPUBLICAN plan, thought up at the Heritage Foundation and implemented first by Romney in Massachusetts.

  7. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, 7 months ago

    I have a – maybe stupid – question. Today is October 2nd. So, if someone actually SIGNED an insurance policy yesterday, what would a one-year-delay to Obamacare mean for him? In other words: How can you “delay” something that has already started? But i guess that’s no concern to the GOP/TEA-party, they also tried to defund it in spite of the fact that it’s mandatory spending.

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    2014 will be a VERY interesting midterm election, can’t wait for all the soundbites used in the ads. That is, if America and the world still exist. Paul Ryan announced today that he thinks it’s an excellent idea to tie the budget to the debt limit. And since Obamacare is – somehow – part of the budget for the GOP (they offered to go to a budget-conference as a last minute measure) that means they WILLl tie Obamacare to the world-economy-ending failure to raise the debt limit.

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    I got food for six weeks at home at any given moment but i think i might stock up a bit if this stupid behavior goes on…

  8. Jase99

    Jase99 said, 7 months ago

    @ConserveGov

    What do you mean “free”??? They still have to pay premiums.

  9. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, 7 months ago

    I don’t know if this will work.

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    Canadians don’t understand Ted Cruz’s health-care battle

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    When you’re being forced to endure another rabid Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) soliloquy on Obamacare’s threat to human freedom, it’s easy to forget how absurd our health-care debate seems to the rest of the civilized world. That’s why it’s bracing to check in with red-blooded, high testosterone capitalists north of the border in Canada — business leaders who love Canada’s single-payer system (a regime far to the “left” of Obamacare) and see it as perfectly consistent with free market capitalism.

  10. Darren Blair

    Darren Blair said, 7 months ago

    @Debt Free

    Pretty much.
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    I make so little that just to even get on a “bronze” plan that I’ll be looking at paying 50% – 80% of my annual salary just to cover the premiums. I’m too poor to qualify for a subsidy, and so unless I come into a large sum of money or find a high-paying job overnight I’m in major financial trouble.

  11. Enoki

    Enoki said, 7 months ago

    I’m sure veterans everywhere are just thrilled the Democrats voted overwhelmingly against the VA…

  12. avarner

    avarner said, 7 months ago

    @MortyForTyrant

    Yes, stock up some more. Of course you are planning on sharing your stored food with the “less fortune” if there is a need. God bless you..

  13. vwdualnomand

    vwdualnomand said, 7 months ago

    still perplexes me that the gop thinks any socialized medicine is the worst thing in the world. that if a person gets cancer, god’s will. that if a veteran needs rehab for a lost leg, that the veteran is weak. that elderly and orphans should fend for themselves without any help. and, what is the gop’s constant war mongering with anyone, even against our allies?

  14. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, 7 months ago

    @SkepticCal

    “Welfare Healthcare has arrived.”

    True: Corporate Welfare for insurance companies. Everyone has to buy their product, so a windfall of premiums are coming their way. And next, using the Premium-Increase Dartboard to determine how much a captive audience must pay them. 100% more? 200% more? Even easier to raise rates, since so many people have told us that the rates will rise….a self-fulfilling prophecy.

  15. Nantucket19

    Nantucket19 said, 7 months ago

    @TheTrustedMechanic

    Now be fair. the GOP House DID change some things in the budget bill – they added anti-abortion measures, added the Keystone XL and some other unrelated items.

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