California Insurance Costs Skyrocket – It’s Called Freedom

First a question for Republicans! How is all that Corporate Free Marketie de-regulation thingy working out for ya! Huh?  (Wink).

When will Americans ever learn that a decrease in Government Regulation does not translate into an increase in individual freedom! Instead a vacuum is created for the bully to take away the freedom of individual Americans! Just look at the recent insurance increases in California!

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Starter House But Insurance Cartel Owns The Mortgage

This bill is to weak and requires audacity to hope that rates will not skyrocket due to insurance company greed. I am afraid I cannot go along with Senator Harkins analogy that the Senate Bill is a “starter house not a mansion but we have to start somewhere!” I must number myself among the “Democrats Against Health Reform” because as Howard Dean has mentioned the Bill still allows Insurance Companies to practice “de facto” rejection of customers due to prior existing conditions. The rejection would be illegal but the modus operandi would be that insurance companies can still jack up their prices to cost prohibitive levels on those customers they do not want!

There is no real competition for the insurance companies without a robust public option.

Thus rates will continue their projected massive upward trends. Rates are set to skyrocket over the next few years but the average American is not aware of this.

  • If there is no bill then the so called “free market” will be blamed and their Republican fellow travelers would suffer even more loses at the polls.
  • If the bill passes then when rates continue to rise unchecked the Democrats will take the blame.

You cannot simply “add on” to this “starter house” because the Democrats just don’t have the testosterone to do it! Besides having a public option was a compromise to begin with since most progressives want a single payer system!

I strongly urge you to watch this testosterone filled video from “The Frank Factor”. This video was made prior to Obama taking office! But the author makes a correct assessment and a dire prediction that has come true due to the weak behavior of both Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi. (See see video below).

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Tom Daschle’s Taxes: It’s A Patrician Kind Of Thing

Tom Daschle’s
Taxes: It’s A
Patrician Kind Of Thing Yes
I am a liberal soy eating
liberal. Yes I know many
are starting to wonder
what the hell is going on
now with President Obama
and the Democrats first
choosing someone for
Treasury Secretary who
had tax problems! Now we
have the Health And
Human Services Secretary
nominee, Tom Dasccle kind
of forgetting to pay a mere
$128,000.00 dollars not
because he was low in
funds but because he kind
of forgot about it! I took
the unpopular position to
keep Trojans in the
Stimulus package in a prior
post and then in my next
post I wondered
“where’s the beef”
though