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(1,406 posts)
Sat Sep 26, 2020, 01:33 PM Sep 2020

Who here thinks that Nancy and Schumer should

have a revised ACA ready to go ASAP? Putting into law with all the provisions and more protections and a way for the Feds to seed it into action with good supplements to working families and the poor int what it should do. Take that money away from building that wall and building more weapons. We ought to be able to save enough funds from not haiving to pay Trump for his golf trips and the his family's trips at government expense to fund at least six months to a year of new costs.

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(54,770 posts)
1. I'm sure they have a plan. I don't expect the SC -- even with all the GOPers -- to completely repeal
Sat Sep 26, 2020, 01:43 PM
Sep 2020

the ACA. I'm not even sure SC will do anything to it. If they do repeal it, I bet they have a transition period.


(2,413 posts)
7. Filing a case, getting it accepted, scheduling briefs...and then arguments, discussion
Sat Sep 26, 2020, 02:25 PM
Sep 2020

and voting, writing opinions....take much longer than a few weeks. Just my opinion, but it won’t happen overnight.

beastie boy

(8,928 posts)
3. I think they should have a single payer bill ready. They could call it "revised ACA" if they wish.
Sat Sep 26, 2020, 02:07 PM
Sep 2020

The important thing is they should hold it as a threat over anyone who even makes a peep about repealing ACA. A threat that ACA is certain to be replaced with something even more popular. Something that will make them political losers with the American voters.


(24,289 posts)
6. What they need to do is remove the first "A"
Sat Sep 26, 2020, 02:17 PM
Sep 2020

as in "Affordable .

Why it is that Americans have been so convinced that health "insurance" is a good idea, is beyond me. We are the most brainwashed population in history.

Anyone that understand how insurance works knows that health insurance is a losing bet, and that's why no other advanced country on earth relies on such a thing to cover health costs for their citizens.

I'm sorry, but I am not in favor of keeping things the way they are merely to save the jobs of the thousands of people who work in that business.

For fucks sake, keeping people healthy and caring for the sick and injured should NOT be a profit making venture.

Sorry...yelling into a fan, I guess.


(68,064 posts)
9. We simply don't have time for Medicare for all...we need to get something up and running...
Sat Sep 26, 2020, 02:27 PM
Sep 2020

a public option is doable.


(53,008 posts)
14. You're preaching to the choir here but what is palatable to voters is what wins elections.
Sat Sep 26, 2020, 03:59 PM
Sep 2020

Many Americans have to be educated to wean them away from the idea that "health insurance" shouldn't exist. That the nation should take care of the health of its citizens. Once Dems win the WH and Senate while keeping the House, then we can do universal coverage for all—and that most likely shouldn't be Medicare for All as Medicare as now constituted only pays 80% of costs.


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