Public option seen as only way to save Obamacare

Image result for obamacare is deadThe “public option” is the health care policy idea that won’t die.

Rejected during the 2009 Obamacare debate as too controversial and unnecessary, the public option — in which the government offers insurance that competes directly with private and nonprofit plans — has been resurrected this year by Democrats who say it’s the only way to rescue President Obama’s struggling health care law.

Pressured by Sen. Bernard Sanders, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democrats down the ballot have embraced the idea. Even Mr. Obama has embraced it again, saying it should serve as a fallback plan in regions where company and nonprofit plans have failed.

“It’s just been an awful summer for Obamacare,” Robert Laszewski, a health care policy consultant in Alexandria, Virginia, said of the shift back to the public option. “I think what’s really intriguing is that the most committed Obamacare supporters are coming to the realization the exchanges are unsustainable and not working, and are in need of a fundamental fix.”

That realization has been fueled by a spate of bad news.

Health Republic of New Jersey, one of the nonprofit cooperatives set up instead of government-run plans, said it is shutting down operations. That leaves just six of the original 23 coops still running, despite more than $2 billion in federal loans to keep them afloat.

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Hey...  needs Fed $$$$$. ????   SO WHAT IS FED  $$$$$$$ ..... HEY IT IS TAX PAYER $$$$$$$$.   Obumocare was not designed for  anything but to destroy our health care.   If the politicians would have done one thing... let people buy insurance across state lines.    But that would not have given these politicians billions$$$$$ into their pockets.   Katherine Sebilous sent $6 BIllion to Chicago to help Community organizers from the Health agency as she was pushing Obumocare.... Then another $6 Billion  to the Treasury who in turn gave it to the insurance so they would wait in 2012 to raise peoples rates.    Obumocare has destroy our healthcare.   Taken us to a nation from a 40 hour week to a 28 hour week so businesses are not fined.  People must have 2-3 jobs now.   Businesses are fined for giving healthcare.   Billions into pockets $$$$ of another Dem Slush fund.  All we have  is Chicago style govt from this WH.

AND PUBLIC OPTION... TOTAL GOVT CONTROL... WOULD BE A DISASTER.    

Why save a sinking stinking ship. Should we raise the Titanic, should we reinflate the Hindenberg?

I say, KILL IT!

This was intentional. They have always wanted the Public Option but know the people do not want it so they figured they could shove it down out throats. If we do not stop this we will have another incompetent VA system. Ask the citizens how happy they are with theirs.

free market is the answer 

Obama Care is dead in the water.  Get rid of it.  Got along without it before we had it, gonna gel along without it now.

We must see this for what it really is.  It is another attempt to convert America, the envy of the world, to another failing Communist State.  Nationalizing industry and taking by Government is rampant.  In my state of Oklahoma, the government authorizes itself to take public property for its own use in false Public Trusts.  It almost sounds innocent, but it is Socialism in its simplest form.  When the people realize they no longer have any say, as in Guthrie, OK and their water rates, they have to spend 8 years in court.

Again... the federal loans are coming from the taxpayers... we are footing the bill for something we don't even want! The government waste in spending is like a drunken wife with a credit card! They can't spend enough to make them happy or drink enough to make them forget!

The public is slowly finding out they can't afford the so called public option.  How many deductions can working people afford to have on there pay checks?  It is obvious the liberal democrat agenda is to eliminate the pay check and for government to provide everything.....thereby controlling everything.  

Not one more penny to this demorat care !!!!!! The half breed bastard has cost us more for EVERYTHING not only health care but immigration cost us 300 million a year ,all the hostage payments are 400million and gifts to Iran 1.7 billion so far,not counting all the gifts we don't know about . This Muslime communist and the Killery bunch will continue to give away our country until WE THE PEOPLE  as the real leaders of this country put a stop to it,if not by votes but by standing in armed replacement of ALL of these life time polititions(RINO"s) it is past time to put a stop to our supposed government!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

One of the biggest reasons that people in this country work in this country is to provide foof for their family, a place to live, medical care, clothing and a way to improve their standard of living.  Providing free or vastly subsidized medical care, food stamps, and subsidized housing is really making me wonder why I even bother to work six days a week to pay the taxes so others do not have to work.  I wonder how many others feel the same way.  Have the people of this country become so ignorant that they cannot see how this exact model has failed in other countries and how it will fail here.  Yes I am voting for Donald Trump and a return to fiscal sanity.

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1 Billion Dollar Net Worth!!! Oberlin College Claims Poverty To Avoid Paying Punitive Damages To Gibson’s Bakery

Although IRS reports show the university is worth around $1 billion, Oberlin College still claimed poverty to avoid paying punitive damages to Gibson’s Bakery.

As Breitbart News reported this week, the far-left Oberlin College lost a defamation case filed by Gibson’s Bakery after a local jury found the university liable for falsely accusing the family bakery of racism.

The jury ordered Oberlin on Friday to pay Gibson’s $11.2 million in compensatory damages for defamation and intentional interference with a business.

Legal Insurrection reported on Thursday that “the jury awarded a total of $33 million in punitive damages, which will probably be reduced by the court to $22 million because of the state law cap at twice compensatory.”

Legal Insurrection has been following the case for two years — since the beginning — and reports that the school’s only defense against a sizable punitive award is to pretend it is poor, despite holding assets that amount to a billion — with a “b” — dollars and despite paying some of its staffers more than a half-million dollars a year:

Oberlin College was so hellbent on getting the message out that their cash liquidity was in such dire straits — as the eight-person jury was figuring out if they wish to add $22.4 million to the school’s legal verdict bill — that they brought out the school’s president, Carmen Twillie Ambar to the stand to tell that part the story.

“We’ve created deficits … and over the next ten years, if this continues, that is unsustainable and we will not exist,” Ambar told the jury. She even indicated the school’s grants — about $60 million a year from the school, and lots of students get those scholarships as only 10% of them pay the full $70,000 a year — were important to preserve as “the accessibility of education” was a key component of the school’s purpose.

However…

The college has more than $1 billion in funds and net assets according to the latest IRS 990 form, an endowment fund that had grown from $440 million to $887 million in the last 20 years, and because of its non-profit status, pays no taxes on any property it owns.

It also had 18 members of their administration making more than $100,00 a year. The president and chief financial officer of the school were both making more than $500,000 a year.

Grifters gonna grift…

The day after Donald Trump won the presidency, this nutball school apparently decided to take out its impotent woke-rage on this poor bakery, which has been part of the Oberlin community for more than a century.

It all started when three Oberlin students (who would later plead guilty in a plea deal) attempted to steal bottles of wine.

The proprietors caught the students and, while attempting to hold them until police arrived, were allegedly roughed up by the shoplifters. But because the students are black and the proprietors white — and with no respect for due process or facts — Oberlin staffers and students decided some vigilantism was in order and did everything in their considerable power to destroy this local bakery forever, to smite it off the map.

Classes were canceled so hundreds of students could protest in front of the small store while enjoying free food and drink, courtesy of the school. School staffers handed out fliers that basically described the family-owned bakery as the local branch of the KKK.

As a result, the bakery had to lay off almost all of its employees and barely avoided bankruptcy.

In the end, the three shoplifters said race had nothing to do with what happened.

For those of you interested in incurring $200,000 in debt before you even enter the workforce, it looks as though you can major in Mob Justice at Oberlin.

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