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Qtec
11-19-2010, 01:37 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Rep. Crowley Says GOPers Who Want To Repeal Health Care Law Should Forgo Taxpayer-Funded Health Care

Earlier this week, Rep.-elect Andy Harris (R-MD), who ran on a platform of repealing the recently-passed health care law, ironically demanded access to his taxpayer-subsidized congressional health care plan upon arriving in Washington. Yesterday, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY) began circulating a letter among his Democratic colleagues calling on Harris and other members of Congress who want to repeal the new health care law to forego their own government health care plans. In a letter to House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Crowley writes, “If your conference wants to deny millions of Americans affordable health care, your members should walk that walk“:

“<span style='font-size: 14pt'>If your conference wants to deny millions of Americans affordable health care, your members should walk that walk,</span>” Crowley writes in a letter to House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).

<span style='font-size: 17pt'>“You cannot enroll in the very kind of coverage that you want for yourselves, and then turn around and deny it to Americans who don’t happen to be Members of Congress.</span> We also want to note that in 2011, the Federal government will pay $10,503.48 of the premiums for each member of Congress with a family policy under the commonly selected Blue Cross standard plan.” </div></div>


Ok, how many will be true to their principles and refuse socialist HC?


I think you will be able to count them on one hand.

Q

LWW
11-19-2010, 03:58 AM
What, if anything, is your point?

LWW

Qtec
11-19-2010, 04:22 AM
Isn't there an adult around to explain it to you?

Here goes, listen.

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">You cannot enroll in the very kind of coverage that you want for yourselves, and then turn around and deny it to Americans who don’t happen to be Members of Congress. </div></div>

ie.......... what's good for the goose is good for the gander.

Q

LWW
11-19-2010, 04:40 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Qtec</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Isn't there an adult around to explain it to you?

Q </div></div>

How about you explain it in your own words?

Are you contending that Obamacare is the same as what they receive?

Are you contending that they are forced to buy this coverage whether they want to or not?

So far you are just being an agitprop ... again ... regurgitating catch phrases that you don't seem to even understand yourself.

LWW

pooltchr
11-19-2010, 07:06 AM
Possibly one of the most ridiculous posts I've read on here.

If everybody in the country can't afford insurance, nobody should be allowed to have it??????????

What an idiot this guy is. And it doesn't say much about someone who would pick up on it and pass it along as a good idea!

Steve

Qtec
11-19-2010, 07:18 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> <u>If everybody in the country can't afford insurance</u><span style="color: #CC0000">?????????</span>, nobody should be allowed to have it??????????</div></div>

Its only ridiculous if you look at it a$$ backwards, like you do.

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">We also want to note that in 2011, the Federal government will pay <span style='font-size: 20pt'><u>$10,503.48 </u>of the premiums for each member of Congress with a family policy under the commonly selected Blue Cross standard plan.”</span> </div></div>

The rich/MC [ the tax payer] paying for the poor is a big No No, but the rich/MC [ the taxpayer] paying for the rich is OK.


Q

BTW,,
The worst kind of stimulus is tax breaks for the rich.
The best kind of stimulus is tax breaks for the MC and extending unemployment benefits. This is a fact.

Qtec
11-19-2010, 07:49 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Dear Senator McConnell and Representative Boehner:

We were surprised to read in today's article "GOP frosh: Where's My Health Care?" in Politico that some of your incoming members are unhappy with the health benefits they are eligible to purchase under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) - particularly the fact that there is a delay before benefits take effect. Ironically, this is the same predicament millions of Americans currently find themselves in.

It is amazing that your members would complain about not having health care coverage for a few weeks, even after campaigning to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which will help provide coverage to millions of Americans who find themselves without health insurance for months or even years.

We also find it interesting that members of the Republican conference would have no problem taking away health coverage from hard-working Americans, but expect expanded coverage for themselves and their families. The system set up by the Affordable Care Act will allow Americans to choose the plan that works best for them from a variety of private insurance plans, just like the FEHB program that members of Congress are now able to access. The uninsured, small-business employees, and the self-employed will now be able to benefit from this same choice and competition.

It begs the question: how many members of the Republican conference will be forgoing the employer-subsidized FEHBP coverage and experiencing what so many Americans find themselves forced to face? If your conference wants to deny millions of Americans affordable health care, your members should walk that walk. You cannot enroll in the very kind of coverage that you want for yourselves, and then turn around and deny it to Americans who don't happen to be Members of Congress. It is worth noting that in 2011, the Federal government will pay $10,503.48 of the premiums for each member of Congress with a family policy under the commonly-selected Blue Cross standard plan.

It is important for the American people to know whether the members of Congress and members-elect who have called for the repeal of health insurance reform are going to stand by their opposition by opting out of the care available to them at the expense of hard-working taxpayers. We look forward to your response in the coming days about exactly how many of the members in the Republican conference will be declining their taxpayer-supported health benefits.

Sincerely, </div></div>

eg8r
11-19-2010, 09:18 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Rep. Crowley Says GOPers Who Want To Repeal Health Care Law Should Forgo Taxpayer-Funded Health Care

</div></div>Right after that dillhole Crowley starts refusing any tax deductions on his next filing. This is what we have been telling all those against tax cuts. If you are so against them, why are you taking your annual deductions?

eg8r

eg8r
11-19-2010, 09:21 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">You cannot enroll in the very kind of coverage that you want for yourselves, and then turn around and deny it to Americans who don’t happen to be Members of Congress.</div></div><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">ie.......... what's good for the goose is good for the gander.

</div></div>If this is apples to apples can you explain why the American people will not be getting the same healthcare as the politicians? Also, the politicians are not getting the "more superior" medical coverage JUST BECAUSE THEY ARE AMERICANS. They are getting it because they work for it. There is a difference between working for what you get and getting a handout.

eg8r

Qtec
11-20-2010, 02:17 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">If this is apples to apples can you explain why the American people <u>will not be getting the same healthcare as the politicians?</u> </div></div>

Easily.........<span style='font-size: 20pt'>because the GOP fought against it.</span>

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">They are getting it because they work for it. </div></div>

How many working people have no HC? How many working people are under the poverty line?


Q

eg8r
11-20-2010, 03:58 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Easily.........because the GOP fought against it.

</div></div>LOL, how exactly do you think it would have been paid for. The poor will be getting much less coverage and there still is no way to pay for it.

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">How many working people have no HC? How many working people are under the poverty line?

</div></div>Again you are compaing apples to oranges. Those workers you are referring to did not have HC as a benefit. The politicians do, so they work for their coverage, it is not a handout.

eg8r