Mandatory Health Insurance part 3 - Page 15 - U2 Feedback

Go Back   U2 Feedback > Lypton Village > Free Your Mind
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-24-2012, 09:52 PM   #211
Rock n' Roll Doggie
Band-aid
 
maycocksean's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: The Most Important State in the Union
Posts: 4,882
Local Time: 03:35 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Canadiens1131 View Post
Considering the how conservative the SCOTUS is right now (Citizens United, anyone?), I wouldn't be surprised to see the individual mandate struck down.

It was a shitty healthcare reform effort that was a hand-out to (SURPRISE!) private insurance companies instead of providing a public option, and a tactical error to try and get it done before the summer recess in Congress to leave the Republican misinformation machine time to rile up the locals at town halls.
Excellent summation.
__________________

__________________
maycocksean is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 10:30 AM   #212
Blue Crack Addict
 
deep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: A far distance down.
Posts: 28,501
Local Time: 12:35 PM


Chief Justice Roberts saves Affordable Health Care Act.
__________________

__________________
deep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 10:38 AM   #213
Blue Crack Addict
 
anitram's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: NY
Posts: 16,289
Local Time: 03:35 PM
Scalia must have been getting too embarrassing for Roberts.
__________________
anitram is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 10:44 AM   #214
Blue Crack Supplier
 
Irvine511's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Washington, DC
Posts: 30,486
Local Time: 03:35 PM
I assume we'll be hearing for Roberts' head on a platter soon. Conservatives are never wrong, they are just back stabbed by traitorous activist judges.
__________________
Irvine511 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 11:00 AM   #215
Rock n' Roll Doggie
FOB
 
trojanchick99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Los Feliz, CA (between Hollywood and Downtown LA)
Posts: 8,090
Local Time: 12:35 PM
Twitter is so very entertaining right now. Sarah Palin: Obama lies, Freedom Dies. I wonder what she tweets when Bono lies?
__________________
trojanchick99 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 11:21 AM   #216
Blue Crack Addict
 
U2Fanatic4ever's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: nowhere..........man
Posts: 20,254
Local Time: 04:35 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by trojanchick99 View Post
Twitter is so very entertaining right now. Sarah Palin: Obama lies, Freedom Dies. :rofl: I wonder what she tweets when Bono lies?


i saw that.. haha..
__________________
U2Fanatic4ever is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 11:33 AM   #217
Rock n' Roll Doggie
 
BEAL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: San Diego
Posts: 3,576
Local Time: 08:35 PM
the spin i'm hearing right now is that this will be a huge loss for Obama because the mandate being considered a tax.

So those millions of people without insurance right now (poor, middle class) will now have to pay new taxes, thus it's a tax on the base that Obama is trying to win over.

Of course I have no idea how any of this is going to work going forward (and Obama stating the Mandate is NOT a tax back in 2009). I'm sure once the dust settles, there may be some interesting aspects, but I think there is more good news than bad from this.
__________________
BEAL is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 11:40 AM   #218
Self-righteous bullshitter
 
BoMac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Soviet Canuckistan — Socialist paradise
Posts: 16,665
Local Time: 04:35 PM
Some people are clueless.



Supreme Court Health Care Decision: Americans Angry About Obamacare Tweet About 'Moving To Canada'
__________________

BoMac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 11:59 AM   #219
BVS
Blue Crack Supplier
 
BVS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: between my head and heart
Posts: 40,674
Local Time: 02:35 PM
__________________
BVS is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 12:11 PM   #220
Blue Crack Addict
 
U2Fanatic4ever's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: nowhere..........man
Posts: 20,254
Local Time: 04:35 PM
__________________
U2Fanatic4ever is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 12:24 PM   #221
Rock n' Roll Doggie
ALL ACCESS
 
purpleoscar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: In right wing paranoia
Posts: 7,597
Local Time: 01:35 PM
I think they would be disappointed.
__________________
purpleoscar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 12:24 PM   #222
you are what you is
 
Salome's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 22,016
Local Time: 09:35 PM
Canada might want to tighten their immigration laws
__________________
“Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.”
~Frank Zappa
Salome is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 12:45 PM   #223
ONE
love, blood, life
 
ryancoke71's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 14,678
Local Time: 04:35 PM
__________________
ryancoke71 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 12:56 PM   #224
Rock n' Roll Doggie
FOB
 
trojanchick99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Los Feliz, CA (between Hollywood and Downtown LA)
Posts: 8,090
Local Time: 12:35 PM
Those tweets have to be satire right?

ETA a quote about Chief Justice Roberts from Matthew Cooper of The Atlantic:

"When John Roberts was nominated to be chief justice in 2005, a very prominent liberal lawyer told me that he was reassured. Roberts, he noted, was a practicing attorney with years of trials under his belt -- unlike the academic Antonin Scalia or Clarence Thomas with his slew of government jobs and no real private practice experience. The real world experience of Roberts, this liberal lion thought, would make the Chief -- and the court -- less rigid ideologically."
__________________
trojanchick99 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 01:13 PM   #225
Blue Crack Addict
 
anitram's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: NY
Posts: 16,289
Local Time: 03:35 PM
More hilarity:

Quote:
“Just because a couple people on the Supreme Court declare something to be ‘constitutional’ does not make it so. The whole thing remains unconstitutional.”

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)
__________________

__________________
anitram is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:35 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Design, images and all things inclusive copyright © Interference.com