Same clusterfuck time, same clusterfuck channel Now that the Congressional Budget Office has released its analysis of the effects of the Republican plan to kill the Affordable Care Act and replace it with a cardboard standee of a doctor, the Republican consensus is in: After repealing the ACA, they need to kill the CBO, too. Or at the very least, Republicans simply don't believe the CBO's estimate that repealing the ACA will cause 24 million people to lose health insurance by 2026, although they're pretty sure the same report's estimate of deficit reduction is perfectly accurate. Let's start right at the top, from Tom Price, the secretary of Dismantling Health and Human Services, who
Republican "death panels."
That is part of the magical thinking behind these absurdities.
Jeebus fucking crow! Does anybody among the Republicans understand why people begin to disappear by 70 and disappear from actuarial tables before they're 120 years old!?! Who's going to take a bet they're not going to die?https://youtu.be/OGnE83A1Z4U
They generally don't feel the need to justify tax breaks for the uber wealthy.
It WAS their idea all along!
Freedom to rip off the american people.
And they did it to themselves. With some help from the Koch brothers.
Yep. Strip out anything of value like a biological chop shop and burn the rest.
The car companies complained during the Obamacare debate that it was hard to compete with foreign companies. The money the US companies' spent on current and retired employees' health care could be directed to R&D in foreign companies.
The foxes have a powerful lobby -- several of them, in fact. The average wage earner does not. Does Ottawa have anything similar to K Street?
The AMA, the hospital lobby and the nurse's associations were very prominent and vocal supporters of the Affordable Care Act. Medical professionals backed Obamacare by overwhelming majorities, and they made no secret of it.
Wait a tick. Batman's throwing a gang sign?
seriously--and he's 'the intellectual republican'...khaa-rhyst.....