Republican Sabotage of ObamaCare

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Re: Republican Sabotage of ObamaCare

Postby David Flick » Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:06 pm

Jim wrote:K: No use arguing with someone who doesn't show any attention to the links and other points I make. Just declaring "moot" and changing the subject is not worthy of a response.

This is the perfect example of the inflexibility and elitism indicative of the liberal/socialistic mindset. If no reasonable response is available, just turn ad hominem for a bit of spleen-venting. On a lighter note, attached is a short-short from my book Regulator & Other Stories. Since you're retired you may have a few minutes to waste. It sort of describes Obamacare as it appeared when introduced. If no interest, no harm done.



    Hilarious, Jim! That piece is definitely Golden Spur worthy. If the Golden Spur were still on the BL.Com shelf and I were in charge, I'd give it you.
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Re: Republican Sabotage of ObamaCare

Postby KeithE » Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:05 pm

Jim wrote:K: No use arguing with someone who doesn't show any attention to the links and other points I make. Just declaring "moot" and changing the subject is not worthy of a response.

This is the perfect example of the inflexibility and elitism indicative of the liberal/socialistic mindset. If no reasonable response is available, just turn ad hominem for a bit of spleen-venting. On a lighter note, attached is a short-short from my book Regulator & Other Stories. Since you're retired you may have a few minutes to waste. It sort of describes Obamacare as it appeared when introduced. If no interest, no harm done.

Sarcasm is in poor form when applied to serious policy issues. But to write a fictional, anecdotal account (John Brown) full of untrue regulations and dreamt up’d agencies (FLOP, DEMISE, FOOT-DRAG, FASCISM, DIRGE) all with much sarcasm is lower than poor. It proves you must invent stuff against the ACA instead of dealing with facts.

I’m not enthralled with the ACA either (Medicare-For-All is my favorite), but it has lowered the rate of health care cost increases:

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Source: https://www.towerswatson.com/en/Press/2015/10/rate-of-increase-in-health-care-costs-in-2015

That is fact not fiction.
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Re: Republican Sabotage of ObamaCare

Postby Jim » Sun Apr 16, 2017 5:30 pm

KeithE wrote:
Jim wrote:K: No use arguing with someone who doesn't show any attention to the links and other points I make. Just declaring "moot" and changing the subject is not worthy of a response.

This is the perfect example of the inflexibility and elitism indicative of the liberal/socialistic mindset. If no reasonable response is available, just turn ad hominem for a bit of spleen-venting. On a lighter note, attached is a short-short from my book Regulator & Other Stories. Since you're retired you may have a few minutes to waste. It sort of describes Obamacare as it appeared when introduced. If no interest, no harm done.

Sarcasm is in poor form when applied to serious policy issues. But to write a fictional, anecdotal account (John Brown) full of untrue regulations and dreamt up’d agencies (FLOP, DEMISE, FOOT-DRAG, FASCISM, DIRGE) all with much sarcasm is lower than poor. It proves you must invent stuff against the ACA instead of dealing with facts.

I’m not enthralled with the ACA either (Medicare-For-All is my favorite), but it has lowered the rate of health care cost increases:

Image
Source: https://www.towerswatson.com/en/Press/2015/10/rate-of-increase-in-health-care-costs-in-2015

That is fact not fiction.


Another example of liberal elitism - no sense of humor - too busy saving the world. Satire can be written about Trump, plenty of opportunity there for anyone to take (or waste) the time. I don't take myself (or most other folks) too seriously. Anyway, attached is another short-short from December in May & Other Stories. You probably don't have the time to waste on this, but no harm.
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