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    As far as the Cuba thing goes, the other thing they don't get enough credit for is their health care system, its considered one of the best in the world. I know people who have been treated for cancer there and they are far better at it than most.

    What sad is Docs down there as of 2010 made about 1,000 peso's a month which equals about 80 dollars a month US. Many docs are forced to drive cabs or find 2nd jobs just to make ends meet

    The last thing i'm trying to do is advocate for a communist system, that said they do do something exceptionally well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Posada20 View Post
    It is when you got a senate and congress playing politics most of the time and stalling or obstructing nearly every Bill or law that he tries to implement . The Obamacare fiasco is a prime example of that , trump wanted to replace it with something better but because of the Democrats and some republicans who refused to vote to replace it , we are stuck with it
    Obamacare a fiasco? We can only hope Trump had ONE such fiasco. Trump has no clue, nor do the R's on a replacement. They have control of the senate and the WH for 4 years and what have they produced? It has Obama attached so naturally Trump will try to discredit it in any way possible. There is no need to replace it, if anything it should be augmented and fine tuned.

    First, the ACA aimed to provide affordable health insurance coverage for all Americans. The ACA was also designed to protect consumers from insurance company tactics that might drive up patient costs or restrict care.

    More than 16 million Americans obtained health insurance coverage within the first five years of the ACA. Young adults make up a large percentage of these newly insured people.

    Insurance companies must now spend at least 80 percent of insurance premiums on medical care and improvements. The ACA also aims to prevent insurers from making unreasonable rate increases.

    Under the ACA, you canít be denied coverage because of a preexisting health problem.

    The ACA promised to make prescription drugs more affordable. Many people, particularly senior citizens, are unable to afford all their medications. The number of prescription and generic drugs covered by the ACA is growing every year.

    According to a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services press release from 2017, Medicare beneficiaries have saved over $26.8 billion on prescription drugs under Obamacare. https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/press-r...ion-drugs-2010

    Obamacare intended to extend health insurance coverage to the estimated 15% of Americans who lacked it and were not covered by other health programmes for the poor and elderly.

    Some of the more popular provisions include:

    Children can stay on their parent's healthcare plan until age 26

    No one who is sick or has a medical condition can be denied insurance

    Companies can no longer charge women more than men

    Businesses with more than 50 full-time employees must offer health insurance

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    Really then why is lack of health insurance still problem if Obamacare accomplished all that you said ? Why is health insurance more expensive than ever ? Why has the cost gone up for healthcare a lot of people and why was the term ď if you like your insurance you can keep it ď such a lie?

    I mean you only list some pros but saying nothing about how negatively it effected the people too.

    https://www.healthmarkets.com/resour...ros-and-cons//

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    Quote Originally Posted by dayners81 View Post
    As far as the Cuba thing goes, the other thing they don't get enough credit for is their health care system, its considered one of the best in the world. I know people who have been treated for cancer there and they are far better at it than most.

    What sad is Docs down there as of 2010 made about 1,000 peso's a month which equals about 80 dollars a month US. Many docs are forced to drive cabs or find 2nd jobs just to make ends meet


    The last thing i'm trying to do is advocate for a communist system, that said they do do something exceptionally well.
    If their health care system is so good then why do the people there want to do badly get out of there?
    And for someone who claims they arenít advocating the communist system there , you sure look like you are doing the opposite .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Posada20 View Post
    Really then why is lack of health insurance still problem if Obamacare accomplished all that you said ? Why is health insurance more expensive than ever ? Why has the cost gone up for healthcare a lot of people and why was the term ď if you like your insurance you can keep it ď such a lie?

    I mean you only list some pros but saying nothing about how negatively it effected the people too.

    https://www.healthmarkets.com/resour...ros-and-cons//
    Ask Trump and his corporate buddies!

    I see many positives as a result of ACA. Women, people with pre-existing conditions, young adults, the uninsured or under insured have all benefitted in some form. The negatives tend to revolve around cost and SOME employers choosing to cut back on benefits due to rising costs and taking the cheap way out. Shifting the burden onto the employee. Not something that instills a sense of corporate loyalty. I can understand a small business having a difficult choice to make, but larger, multi nationals?

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    Quote Originally Posted by drt1010 View Post
    Ask Trump and his corporate buddies!

    I see many positives as a result of ACA. Women, people with pre-existing conditions, young adults, the uninsured or under insured have all benefitted in some form. The negatives tend to revolve around cost and SOME employers choosing to cut back on benefits due to rising costs and taking the cheap way out. Shifting the burden onto the employee. Not something that instills a sense of corporate loyalty. I can understand a small business having a difficult choice to make, but larger, multi nationals?
    Difficult choice? It caused some small businesses to close due to the costs , and others to cut workers in order to stay afloat . And then there are all the non rich people who didnít qualify for the insurance to begin with . While the idea behind ACA was good , the product that came from it is very flawed and it should have been replaced with something better .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Posada20 View Post
    If their health care system is so good then why do the people there want to do badly get out of there?
    And for someone who claims they arenít advocating the communist system there , you sure look like you are doing the opposite .
    If u actually READ, i know its difficult, what i said u would have had the answer to the question u asked. Doctors in Cuba only make about a 1000 peso's a month, which is about 100 dollars US. They have to drive taxi's or take other jobs to make ends meet. Thats why so many healthcare workers down there that want to leave that country to make an living equal to their skill set. Imagine being great at your job which is among the toughest jobs in the world an you can afford to support their family on what they make

    Where in the world did i say anything to support communism? I said they have been recognized for having one of the worlds top healthcare systems in the world. Thats hardly an endorsement of socialism or communism. The Nazi were excellent at science, that doesn't mean ANYTHING they did trying to promote their movement was an except able things to do to the people and countries they took over. They did terrible, awful things but we never would have completed the Manhattan project if we hadn't recruited Nazi Scientists

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    Quote Originally Posted by dayners81 View Post
    He actually used a Nazi sign
    Facebook pulled the post because of it



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    I never said you outright supported communism , but you arenít exactly showing that you are against it either when you keep praising some of the policies that are used by a communist state and leader to spread his policies .

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    Quote Originally Posted by dayners81 View Post
    completely agree, you would think we as a nation would treat our vets, who fought to preserve way of life safe for us. If they put in enough yr or get hurt we as a government/ people should make sure they are taken care off and have a place to live. The rate of mental illness and homelessness among the vets is completely unacceptable IMO

    I'm not sure if its going to come down to turnout, but the bigger the turnout the better chance Biden has of winning. IMO the real determining factor is going to be if Biden can get Bernie's Bro's to vote for him. If they stay home and don't show up to vote for Biden like they didn't for Hilary, it could be a very long night and the next 4 more yrs for non Trump fans.

    I wish i could trust polls, but after last time with the polls almost guaranteeing her victory and turning out so,so wrong i just don't believe they are accurate
    Yeah Biden has to win over Bernie's supporters for sure. That said, there are growing number of Republicans who are against Trump.

    https://mobile.twitter.com/rvat2020?lang=en

    That has nearly 106 thousand followers and you know there are more.

    I dont trust polls at all but we will see how accurate they are this time around in November. I think younger voters are going to come out in significant numbers as well and thats going to favor Biden.
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    Quote Originally Posted by metswon69 View Post
    Yeah Biden has to win over Bernie's supporters for sure. That said, there are growing number of Republicans who are against Trump.

    https://mobile.twitter.com/rvat2020?lang=en

    That has nearly 106 thousand followers and you know there are more.

    I dont trust polls at all but we will see how accurate they are this time around in November. I think younger voters are going to come out in significant numbers as well and thats going to favor Biden.
    I agree with u getting the kids out to vote in large numbers would certainly favor Biden but thats also been a problem historically. For about the last 20 yrs young people have been very willing to volunteer and campaign for a candidate but getting them to actually cast a vote is a lot harder to accomplish

    With the way things have gone this yr, neither out come would shock me. I do think more things probably have to go Bidens direction to win than Trump. Biden needs a big turnout, he needs the kids to turnout in record numbers and he absolutely has to get the majority of the Sanders people to come out and vote for him. IMO to win he'll need a solid % of all 3 groups to beat Trump.

    I'm going to be very interested to see if the polls really turn out to be legit this time around. I saw 1 today that had Biden leading by 20+ points, no way i believe that, even with as awful as Trump has been. Its going to be interesting to see how thins play out

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    Quote Originally Posted by metswon69 View Post
    Yeah Biden has to win over Bernie's supporters for sure. That said, there are growing number of Republicans who are against Trump.

    https://mobile.twitter.com/rvat2020?lang=en

    That has nearly 106 thousand followers and you know there are more.

    I dont trust polls at all but we will see how accurate they are this time around in November. I think younger voters are going to come out in significant numbers as well and thats going to favor Biden.
    Yep. As I mentioned yesterday, there are cracks forming in the foundation. Many, particularly seniors, are losing confidence. Behind closed doors even the republican leadership have doubts about him and his ability to lead. His base is a cult, they are unwavering in their support. He can do no wrong. However I don't believe the base is expanding if anything it may be contracting.

    Ironic in a way, Bernie would wield such power and influence over the outcome.

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    Seattle officials vow to dismantle CHOP 'autonomous zone'

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    It's about time they did away with this entitled prick settlement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cowboyskilla View Post
    His stern face can give that impression but I don't feel that's the case. New York isn't an easy place to play at, so honestly I can see his confidence at an all-time low for him.

    I don't think he's a bust. I think he just needs the right motivation to pick himself up & play harder.

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    what they are not reporting is that the dumb *** mayor and many city counsel members are warning *** if they go in there and break it up i could be grounds for termination. There has been close to 2 dozen rapes that reported, countless shooting, gang style assaults, along with massive property destruction and the leader of the city don't really want to do what necessary to take that area of the city back or put the deserving criminals behind bars.

    What i mean by deserving criminals behind bars i'm talking about the agitators that are a part or inciting violence, not the peaceful protesters that are up there trying to accomplish awareness to their movement

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