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Re: Winning!
Posted by Howard Bleiwas of NY on 3/29/19 12:34pm Msg #72387
I think you'll find a number of lower number estimates that count SUBSCRIBERS (primary insured), not including dependents.

Let's assume you're right... OK.... 19 million lose their insurance.... Approximately 7% of the US population. Is that a good thing? Would it be a good thing, if it were your family affected?

BTW, who's "Winning!"?

When I first put on a uniform, I clearly understood, "If any of us (Americans) loses, we all lose." While the statement applied to inter-service rivalries and adherence to the Constitution, it should be equally applicable to civilians.

ACA/Obamacare is, by far, not an optimal law. However, replacing/revising ACA with something better would require discussion in good faith, something that is in short supply currently. It would also require compromise and a willingness, on all sides, to accept that the opposing party are not minions of Beelzebub.

(Democracy = A form of government in which everybody ends up equally unhappy. Nobody wins big, but nobody loses big, either; otherwise, a democracy cannot sustain).

FYI... I've been unfailingly Republican since I first voted.... for Ronald Reagan.

Originally, being Republican and/or Conservative stood for
* family values,
* integrity (of behavior and word),
* rule of law (respect for military, law enforcement agencies and the judiciary),
* fiscal conservatism (reducing the debt, not increasing),
* not interfering in free markets (e.g.: tariffs) unless those markets have clearly ceased to be free on their own, AND
* Constitutional adherence (respect for co-equal branches of government, avoiding EO's, proper appointments and, most importantly, loyalty to the nation and the office, not the individual).

Has being a Republican/Conservative changed while I wasn't looking?
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Messages in this Thread
 Winning! - anotaryinva on 3/25/19 7:04pm
 Re: Winning! - bagger on 3/26/19 5:46am
 Re: Winning! - MikeC/TX on 3/27/19 6:49pm
 Re: Winning! - bagger on 3/28/19 7:31am
 Re: Winning! - Howard Bleiwas on 3/29/19 12:34pm
 Re: Winning! - bagger on 3/29/19 2:20pm
 Re: Winning! - bagger on 3/29/19 2:28pm
 Well said - MikeC/TX on 3/31/19 12:48am
 Re: Winning! - MikeC/TX on 3/31/19 12:25am
 ACA - Luckydog on 4/1/19 10:55am
 Re: ACA -  janCA on 4/1/19 1:20pm
 Re: ACA - Luckydog on 4/2/19 2:06pm
 Re: ACA - bagger on 4/2/19 4:34pm
 Re: ACA - Luckydog on 4/2/19 5:02pm
 It just got better. - bagger on 3/27/19 7:15am
 More good news - bagger on 3/28/19 9:29am
 Re: More good news - MikeC/TX on 3/31/19 12:54am
 Another day, another win - bagger on 3/30/19 7:51am
 Re: Another day, another win - Luckydog on 4/2/19 2:08pm
 MArch Jobs report - bagger on 4/5/19 3:30pm
 Re: MArch Jobs report - MikeC/TX on 4/6/19 6:45pm
 Re: MArch Jobs report - bagger on 4/8/19 8:08am
 Re: MArch Jobs report - MikeC/TX on 4/9/19 7:47pm
 Re: MArch Jobs report - bagger on 4/10/19 8:10am
 My refusal to call that use of crap by his nam - bagger on 4/10/19 2:15pm
 Re: My refusal to call that use of crap by his nam - MikeC/TX on 4/14/19 7:19pm
 Re: My refusal to call that use of crap by his nam - bagger on 4/15/19 7:05am
 The NEW repeat NEW wall - bagger on 4/8/19 8:38am
 Re: The NEW repeat NEW wall - MikeC/TX on 4/14/19 7:40pm
 Re: The NEW repeat NEW wall - bagger on 4/15/19 7:01am
 Re: The NEW repeat NEW wall - MikeC/TX on 4/30/19 6:51pm



 
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