Mike Lester by Mike Lester

Mike Lester

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  1. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, over 1 year ago

    Those between 55 and 64 have most of the health problems not covered by Medicare. (Of course, Obama, in his demonstrations of why we need the ACA, only brought out attractive young women with serious diseases who will get full coverage for less than $100 total out-of-pocket-cost for access to the desperately needed healthcare they previously could not afford.)


    And the total out-of-pocket cost for those 55-64 will be about 120% of the full cost of the healthcare actually covered by their plans. Yes, pre-existing diabetes is now covered. But what, exactly, will be covered remains to be seen.

  2. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, over 1 year ago

    So you won the Franco-Prussian war (victory is often attributed to the fact that Germany had universal smallpox vaccinations, while France did not). That victory led to hubris, and that hubris led to ignominious defeats in WWI and WWII.


    Which led to Germany becoming the world’s biggest exporter. So I guess your healthcare finally paid off.

  3. denis1112

    denis1112 said, over 1 year ago

    I’m guessing you don’t pay taxes in the fatherland or anywhere else. Ever.

  4. Tax Man

    Tax Man said, over 1 year ago

    The ACA was sold with lies. If he were in private enterprise, he would be called a scam artist and prosecuted.

  5. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Nice to see you actually posted a source, but I don’t see how you can tie the medical treatment of a 99 year old woman who is on Medicare to Obamacare. The woman, Hazel Homer, was told by her doctors that she was too old for a pacemaker. Not Obama, not government bureaucrats. Eventually, she found a doctor willing to do the surgery & lived another 5 years. It’s a heartwarming story, but she is an extremely unusual case.

    I don’t see conservatives standing up to say we need more funding for Medicare & telling us how they would pay for that.

  6. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Michael wme

    “And the total out-of-pocket cost for those 55-64 will be about 120% of the full cost of the healthcare actually covered by their plans. Yes, pre-existing diabetes is now covered. But what, exactly, will be covered remains to be seen.”

    That sounds like something out of context. Out of pocket costs for 55-64 year olds are supposed to fall more than any other group’s, thanks to the ACA.

    http://www.healthreformgps.org/resources/health-affairs-article-finds-aca-saves-individual-market-consumers-significant-out-of-pocket-costs/

  7. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    That’s pretty funny, if it’s satire. Otherwise, it’s pure nonsense.

    Daimler/Mercedes has been building trucks for the North American market in Mexico, for years now. They don’t use the Mercedes brand because it detracts from the luxury image they use in the American market. Globally, they are doing very well.

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-02-24/daimler-trucks-sees-2014-gains-helping-with-mid-term-goal.html

    The German economy has weathered the Euro crisis extremely well, in large part because they preach austerity, but don’t really walk the walk.

    http://www.hpe.com/opinion/x1001077314/My-view-We-should-have-Germany-envy

  8. skibum70

    skibum70 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Mike, He still makes more sense than you!

  9. DGF999

    DGF999 said, over 1 year ago

    I don’t want to pay for everyone else’s healthcare. I just want to pay for mine. Carry on.

  10. lonecat

    lonecat said, over 1 year ago

    I don’t want to pay for everyone else’s highway, just the part I drive on.

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