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  1. jnik23260

    jnik23260 said, about 3 years ago

    But they’re obviously not real Americans!

  2. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, about 3 years ago

    Who’s the idiot in the corner saying its good for you?
    Why would somebody who already has good health insurance want to join the government run, taxpayer funded, all-around horrible insurance Barry is pushing on him?

  3. jnik23260

    jnik23260 said, about 3 years ago

    BTW, didn’t the character in “Green Eggs and Ham” end up actually LIKING green eggs and ham once he tried it?

  4. RevBobMIB

    RevBobMIB said, about 3 years ago


    Man, you didn’t just drink the Kool-Aid; you went back for more! I thought about rebutting you in detail, but there’s no point. You won’t listen, and those who would already know the facts.

    Here’s one hint, though: if you’re satisfied with the health insurance options your employer provides, you don’t have to do a thing. Keep that coverage and be happy with it.

    Personally, though – I’m self-employed and pay more than I like for less coverage than I want. You’d better believe I’ll be seeing what the free-market, apples-to-apples exchanges have to offer. If I can get a better deal there, I’ll pounce on it. If not, I can still keep what I’ve got. Sure sounds like a win-win to me…

  5. Robert Landers

    Robert Landers said, about 3 years ago


    A truly excellent and truthful post. But like myself, you will probably find it almost utterly impossible to convince any of the ultra conservative types on these comment boards of anything, even if it were to eventually benefit themselves!!

    And as for the utter hatred of anything our current president does, or even proposes to do, it even makes the hatred of the more liberal types for the actions of the last administration seem mild and reasonable by way of comparison!!!

  6. wmconelly

    wmconelly said, about 3 years ago

    Uncle Sam in the Hat. Cool.

  7. montessoriteacher

    montessoriteacher said, about 3 years ago

    50 years from now, people will love it. Same story as Medicare.

  8. dannysixpack

    dannysixpack said, about 3 years ago

    GOP presidential ticket for 2016:


  9. ODon

    ODon said, about 3 years ago

    Great ditty.

  10. ARodney

    ARodney said, about 3 years ago


    It’s not government run. It’s not taxpayer funded. It’s not all-around horrible. And if you already have health insurance IT’S NOT EVEN APPLICABLE TO YOU!!!! You really need to learn about things before you hate them. That’s the lesson of “Green Eggs and Ham.”

  11. furnituremaker

    furnituremaker said, about 3 years ago

    MStevie; I just hope YOU live long enough to need Medicare…bet you’d change your tune then, huh?

  12. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, about 3 years ago

    Btw Middle-Class, get ready for even smaller paychecks because there is no way Barry can pay for this without a Massive tax increase. Of course, he “forgot” to tell you this.
    Companies are dropping their health insurance like flies and telling their employees to jump on the welfare-healthcare.
    Good job Democrats!

  13. motivemagus

    motivemagus said, about 3 years ago

    1. ObamaCare prohibits insurance companies from dropping your coverage if you get sick or make an honest mistake on your application.
    2. It eliminates pre-existing conditions and gender discrimination.
    3. Lets young adults stay on their parent’s plans until 26.
    4. Creates State based Health Insurance Exchange Marketplaces where Americans can shop for Federally regulated and subsided insurance.
    5. Protects against unjustified rate hikes and give you more rights to appeal insurance company decisions and much, much more.
    Points 1, 2, and 5 protect citizens from rapacious insurance companies and their near-monopoly status (most states have no more than one or two major plans available).
    Point 4 introduces competition — you’d think Republicans would like that — SINCE THEY CAME UP WITH IT.
    Point 3 helps cover one of the least-covered groups and also provides some financial support for the program, as young people have fewer medical needs, which is precisely why some of the jerks in the GOP are trying to persuade them to put their health at risk to suit THEIR political needs.
    Anyone mind telling me why any of these extremely mild reforms are objectionable? There’s no “socialized medicine” (as in the UK), it works entirely through the existing insurance industry and medical industries (which is actually the biggest criticism), and it protects individual Americans.
    It will NOT entail a “massive tax increase,” that’s just wrong.
    But if you do want decreased costs of healthcare, then you don’t use the Republican plan, you do single-payer (Obama’s actual preference) like Canada, or competitive nonprofit healthcare insurance (Obama’s second plan, scuppered by the so-called free marketeers in the GOP), or, gasp, socialized medicine like the UK (one of Churchill’s proudest moments, incidentally).

  14. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, about 3 years ago

    Fifty years, huh? You’re saying that for the next half-century the Republican party won’t be able to manage to get enough people in power to repeal the ACA? That’s a pretty defeatist attitude.

  15. lafayetteann

    lafayetteann said, about 3 years ago

    Dr. Suess wants you to try Obamacare:

    “You do not like them.
    SO you say.
    Try them! Try them!
    And you may.
    Try them and you may I say.”

    You might like it!

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