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Medicaid Expansion: “Which is Better”?

From my good friends at the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families. Even a kid can tell you which choice is better when it comes to making sure 500,000 parents and adults in N.C. get health care through accepting the federal money to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act:

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  1. Doug

    June 21, 2013 at 9:03 am

    Definitely a post expected here as most reasoning by progressives is pretty much based on a child like understanding of most situations.

    One issue they do not know is that your number is wrong…it is not 500,000, more like 300,000 or actually even less according to many estimates.

    Second, these people will just go to the ER to get their healthcare anyway…Medicaid or not…and then skip out on the bill. Whether or not these people are covered by medicad they are most likely going to go to the ER. The fallacy that they are going to maintain their health like productive members of society is another case of a child like assumption. Most people on these government perk programs have been lulled by all the “gimmies” that they are now too lazy to bother with things like take time to get established with a physician.

  2. david esmay

    June 21, 2013 at 10:57 am

    Where’s the data to support your drivel, Doug? All you ever post is innuendo and hyperbole, and that’s being kind. Conservatroll bovine scatology is a more apt description.

  3. NoGOPinNC

    June 21, 2013 at 11:04 am

    please we all know Doug is on the dole …or he is a paid troll…where do you get the time to endlessly troll this website while the rest of us work?

  4. Heather

    June 21, 2013 at 11:41 am

    Republicans, many of whom consider themselves good Christians, are shafting the very poor, sick, and powerless people that the Lord Jesus preached should be the first concern of anyone who wants to be called a Christian. This political action means continued suffering and an early death sentence for some of the poorest. Tell me, is this the work of God, or Satan? And what so-called Christian, in essence, says, “So much for the golden rule?” I wonder. Could it be all these North Carolina state workers who would deprive hundreds of thousands of fellow human beings from having any healthcare, for many, many any relief from suffering and early death, be, themselves, getting taxpayer, government sponsored healthcare? Let’s face it: hypocrites and pigs, one and all.

  5. Jack

    June 21, 2013 at 2:24 pm

    Doug:

    Your saying that “these people will just go to the ER” shows you know nothing about how the healthcare system in the country works or the world in general.

  6. Doug

    June 21, 2013 at 3:56 pm

    Jack,
    Go back a few days to one of the posts by Sara O (I think)…a couple of posters from your side confirmed that is the case. A Reagan era law makes it possible for people to go to ER’s, no questions asked.

  7. Doug

    June 21, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    NoGOP, Don’t make assumptions you cannot prove. Besides, it only takes a couple of minutes to lay the smack down on you goobers every day.

  8. Jack

    June 21, 2013 at 4:25 pm

    Doug:

    “Don’t make assumptions you cannot prove…” physician heal thy self.

    So, what happens when the ER doctor says that the person needs long term care by a specialist? ER isn’t going to take care of that or at least it didn’t in my case.

    ER isn’t the answer and people know that.

  9. Doug

    June 21, 2013 at 8:49 pm

    But they still use it. So heal away…

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