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Wed Mar 29

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Ziege19 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:59 AM

Re: single payer proposal

I'm not sure that's correct. They've had very little success with the "smaller government" part - because even though they pretend there is no trade-off to smaller government, when it comes time to actually cut programs that [more]

Mon Mar 27

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Ziege19 replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:52 PM

Re: would this be considered a hate crime?

I don't know, but I do occasionally wonder about the people who have dedicated large amounts of the time they have to spend on our wonderful planet to scouring the internet for each and every worldwide instance of a "white" person who [more]

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Ziege19 replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:31 PM

Re: My thoughts exactly...

Man, once you guys fill those one or two brain cells with an idea its like pulling teeth to get you to let go. You're like a dog with a bone.

Yes, The Heritage Foundation came up with it.


LOL This reminds of me this: [more]

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Ziege19 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:14 PM

Re: single payer proposal

Thanks, haven't been on here in years but got a wild hair today and thought I'd see how Fooldom was faring these days.

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Ziege19 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:11 PM

Re: single payer proposal

Before we ever get to single-payer, someone (perhaps the Democrats, perhaps not) will need to build a constituency around the idea that such trade-offs are worth it - that fully securing the health of our fellow citizens is worth some hardship [more]

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Ziege19 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:12 PM

Re: single payer proposal

That's like saying now is no the time to expand abortion rights because it could galvanize the religious right against Planned Parenthood. Been "galvanized" for at least three decades. Nothing you or anyone else could do will [more]

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Ziege19 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:52 PM

Re: single payer proposal

Again, support for single-payer programs drops significantly if people have to give up their own coverage. I think that stems from uncertainty about the proposed coverage.

"Medicare for All" polls very well. Even a third of [more]

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Ziege19 replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:01 PM

Re: Debt Ceiling a "ridiculous concept"

"I'm thinking cut 10% per year from defense for five years than reevaluate."

Russia, China, ISIS, Al Qaeda and Iran are all with you. In fact, I bet they would be happy to call you brother.


I'm always [more]

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Ziege19 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:48 PM

Re: single payer proposal

My bet is on people preferring the devil they know over the fear of not knowing what their insurance will be like in three years. They don't want efficiency - they want security. And that means keeping what they have with their current job, [more]

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Ziege19 replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:19 PM

Re: Let's pour billions into defense

Wrong...it will employ likely a million people in the defense industry.

They will be working instead of being welfare weenies and queenies leeching off the taxpayers.
And paying taxes. ANd using commodities which will cause further
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Ziege19 replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:16 PM

Re: My thoughts exactly...

Yet, given the power to implement their vision, it has become clear there is no vision.

Conservatives did have a vision for health care reform at one time. It was basically Obamacare. The plan was conceived in right-wing [more]

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