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Thu Sep 21, 2017, 06:21 PM

Bill Cassidy relies on confusion to pass his healthcare bill

If you listen carefully to the Bobbsey Twins, Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Sen. Lindsey Graham of So. Carolina, re. their latest healthcare bill, you will come up with the conclusion that...you are confused. How many media events have you seen Cassidy in where a later fact-check has shot holes in his facts. Even late-night host Jimmy Kimmel said Cassidy lied right to his face during his show. Cassidy now quotes Thomas Jefferson and Federalism to sell his crap of a bill that would turn over a lot of the federal money and control to the states. Well, I wouldn't want the Governor of my state, Arizona, in charge of my healthcare. Doug Ducey has cut funding to education in this state to where we stand 43rd in the country. That's what he thinks of our kids.

Here's what the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities says...

“…the Cassidy-Graham bill would have the same harmful consequences as those prior bills. IT WOULD CAUSE MANY MILLIONS OF PEOPLE TO LOSE COVERAGE, RADICALLY RESTRUCTURE AND DEEPLY CUT MEDICAID, AND INCREASE OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS FOR INDIVIDUAL MARKET CONSUMERS. It would cause many millions of people to lose coverage, radically restructure and deeply cut Medicaid, eliminate or weaken protections for people with pre-existing conditions, and increase out-of-pocket costs for individual market consumers.”


Basic coverage would be cut in to ways. First, "...by undoing the ACA’s major coverage expansions through a block grant." Second, "...by radically restructuring and cutting the entire Medicaid program." In other words, to hell with those who are really in need of healthcare coverage in order to please a group of Republicans that have been after Barack Obama and Obamacare since its inception in 2010. Conservatism is expanding in this country and it seems to me that the wealthy have finally convinced the middle class to share in their philosophy of tale care of yourself and let the others do the best they can. Pathetic!



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beachbum bob Sep 2017 #1
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Response to Nasty Jack (Original post)

Thu Sep 21, 2017, 06:37 PM

1. since its so easy to confuse conservatives, Cassidy is doing a bit of overkill

 

lipstick on a pick its still a pig

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Response to Nasty Jack (Original post)

Thu Sep 21, 2017, 06:43 PM

2. The number one reason Republicans hate government ...

is because they're incapable of governing.

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Response to Nasty Jack (Original post)

Thu Sep 21, 2017, 06:50 PM

3. There should be a class titled Politcianese 101 which teaches

how to lie, talk in circles, contradict yourself and evade accurate answers.

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Response to Nasty Jack (Original post)

Thu Sep 21, 2017, 07:50 PM

4. I have come to the conclusion that the Lindsay-Cassidy Bill

was written by others not named Lindsay or Cassidy, as the two senators are so piss-poor at explaining what the bill does.

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Response to NCjack (Reply #4)

Thu Sep 21, 2017, 09:33 PM

5. I agree!


Plus, neither of them is the brightest.

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