In no other wealthy nation on earth do we have the resources in abundance to treat our fellow human beings with the dignity they deserve but deny them a life simply because they can’t afford to live.
However, if we assume that we are putatively not a banana republic, Mr. Obama (or anyone else) is free to accept largesse as a donation ? a gift ? if that is how it was intended and go merrily on his or her way, carrying out any programs he or she wishes, after sending a lovely thank you note.
Why should you care about what the insurance companies want? You shouldn’t. And you should realize that their impending anti public option commercials are nothing but propaganda designed to scare you away from supporting health care reform. Their end goal is to keep the system how it is so they can continue to make huge profits at your expense.
This plan will have no effect on co-pays that you may have. It only applies to the hospital deductible. I suggest calling your insurance company and ask them to give you the rates.
They have changed signs, phone messages, schools and school books and anything else they could, to be in Spanish. I fought for my job last year, because of illegals at HR Block, coming in for their ITIN’S, and the need to be proficient in Spanish. It has become a normal thing to be required to speak Spanish on the job. Did we have to learn Vietnamese or Italian or any other language to accommodate other people who migrated to the U.S.? No! I haven’t seen one printed item that had those languages added to the English version, except some instructions.
The number of uninsured in america is 49.9 million people, according to the U.S. Census. Its easy enough to track – the united states Census Bureau annually reports statistics on the uninsured.
Basically what this option would allow people to do is to decide for themselves whether they want to stick with their current health insurance plan or whether they want to switch to a government health care plan.