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kairos12

(13,060 posts)
Sun Jun 25, 2017, 12:56 PM Jun 2017

According to Reich Wing Senator people with pre-existing conditions deserve

to pay more because they are like cars that have been in a crash.

http://www.rawstory.com/2017/06/ron-johnson-people-with-preexisting-condition-dont-deserve-insurance-like-somebody-who-crashes-their-car/

snip:

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) suggested on Sunday that people with pre-existing conditions deserved to pay more for insurance because they were like cars that had been involved in an automobile accident.

None the Rethug's evil statements surprise me anymore.

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According to Reich Wing Senator people with pre-existing conditions deserve (Original Post) kairos12 Jun 2017 OP
They love victim blaming SHRED Jun 2017 #1
Republicans seem to enjoy suffering Matthew28 Jun 2017 #8
This particular Senator jehop61 Jun 2017 #2
And Wisconsin just had to pick him over Russ Feingold. emulatorloo Jun 2017 #3
your bluestarone Jun 2017 #14
So I take it this asshole doesn't know anybody with a pre-existing condition. emulatorloo Jun 2017 #4
Lucky for him, stupidity doesn't qualify as a 'pre-existing condition'... nt Wounded Bear Jun 2017 #6
Evil Heartless person. Catmusicfan Jun 2017 #5
Well, there is this about him... POLYESTER and PLASTICS MANUFACTURER.. I'll say.... pangaia Jun 2017 #7
yep, Sen. Johnson, us people are just like cars 0rganism Jun 2017 #9
Johnson is one reason Communists created the Gulag. - nt KingCharlemagne Jun 2017 #10
Well, you know some people just make poor choices. Binkie The Clown Jun 2017 #11
Just more dehumanizing... toddwv Jun 2017 #12
I hope he accidentally gets run over. roamer65 Jun 2017 #13
And it still wouldn't matter to him standingtall Jun 2017 #15
 

SHRED

(28,136 posts)
1. They love victim blaming
Sun Jun 25, 2017, 01:00 PM
Jun 2017

Don't you realize it's your child fault for being born with an expensive disease?
It's your fault for that car hitting you.



Matthew28

(1,798 posts)
8. Republicans seem to enjoy suffering
Sun Jun 25, 2017, 01:11 PM
Jun 2017

Very evil people...They of course hide behind religion but like the Taliban they're really snakes.

pangaia

(24,324 posts)
7. Well, there is this about him... POLYESTER and PLASTICS MANUFACTURER.. I'll say....
Sun Jun 25, 2017, 01:10 PM
Jun 2017

"Prior to his election to the Senate, he was chief executive officer of PACUR, LLC, a polyester and plastics manufacturer."

---And from INVESTOPEDIA-

---"With an estimated net worth of $36 million,

---Senator Ron Johnson is the seventh-wealthiest person in the U.S. Senate.

---the senator began employment as an accountant at PACUR, a Wisconsin-based polyester and plastics manufacturing company ----owned by his brother-in-law.


--- eventually became the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) by the mid-80s.

--- As at December 2014, he owned 5% of the company and earned a little more than $4.8 million from the business that year. His other assets include between $6.1 million to $27.3 million in money market accounts, and commercial property in Oshkosh, Wisconsin that is valued between $5 million to $25 million. :

0rganism

(24,084 posts)
9. yep, Sen. Johnson, us people are just like cars
Sun Jun 25, 2017, 01:16 PM
Jun 2017

treat us like machinery, maybe we'll go away, right?
beep beep!

Binkie The Clown

(7,911 posts)
11. Well, you know some people just make poor choices.
Sun Jun 25, 2017, 02:24 PM
Jun 2017

Like being born with a genetic disease.
Or allowing cancer to invade their body.
Or being born non-white.
Or being born gay.
Or being born to parents who are not fundamentalists.
Or being born somewhere other than 'Murika. (That's a big one, doncha know!)

The list goes on and on.

People just need to start making better choices.


toddwv

(2,830 posts)
12. Just more dehumanizing...
Sun Jun 25, 2017, 04:43 PM
Jun 2017

That person is a throwaway car, not someone's grandmother, son, or grandson.

roamer65

(36,752 posts)
13. I hope he accidentally gets run over.
Sun Jun 25, 2017, 05:05 PM
Jun 2017

Then he will learn how bad pre-existing conditions can be for a person.

Seems these shitbags have to go through it to understand it.

standingtall

(2,792 posts)
15. And it still wouldn't matter to him
Sun Jun 25, 2017, 05:09 PM
Jun 2017

because he will still be rich and will still have his Government insurance.

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