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    Tag: Single Payer

    Salute to South Carolina Republicans

    By Corinthian Scales, Section News
    Posted on Sat May 04, 2013 at 09:32:46 AM EST
    Tags: Leadership, Kudos to SC House Republicans, A Republic if you can keep it, Obamacare, John RobertsCare, Slimy Lawyers, Navigators, Single Payer, Lansing Majority?, MIaGoPC'd, NOT Praiseworthy, Lisa Lyons, Bobby ShowStak, Dwindling returns, Republican kakistocracy, memory holes, Michigan, GOPe, Natural Law, God, endowed by their Creator, Grassroots, TEA movement, Principles, #BraveWithDave, Conservative, Values, Oaths, Purge Violators, Democrat-lite, Centrists lost 2012, Republicans, 2014, Primary, Rick Snyder, Progressives, Big government, Big Budget, STEM Amnesty, Medicaid Expansion, Expansion Of Welfare, The Flim-Flam Man, One Term Nerd (all tags)

    Spineless squish republiCant's in Lansing, take note of what testosterone looks like.

    The South Carolina House approved a bill Wednesday criminalizing the implementation of President Obama's health care law in the state.

    The Republican-controlled House voted 65-39 on the Freedom of Health Care Protection Act.

    The act renders "null and void certain unconstitutional laws enacted by the Congress of the United States taking control over the health insurance industry and mandating that individuals purchase health insurance under threat of penalty."

    "This kind of victory occurs when the grassroots across the State come together and coalesce," Chris Lawton, spokesman for the Greenville Tea Party, told The Greenville Post. "I could not be prouder."

    The bill declares "Obamacare" unconstitutional - despite the Supreme Court ruling last year that the Affordable Health Care Act was constitutional - and that there will be criminal penalties for enforcing the law.

    Gov. Nikki Haley earlier this year said that the state will not implement the nation's health care law.


    About damn time a BOLD message is sent.  Of course, the above is example why "Team R" in Michigan, continues its path of dwindling election results with following the stealth Democrat Nerd agenda.  Merely being a Corporatists "it's about jobs" fed, and state, debt slave is setting the Pale Pastel bar too low for this once Great State, and Nation.  BUT, y'all got your second dose of Bobby ShowStak leadership rewards, didn'tchya?

    H/t Bad Bad Juju

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    Democrats, Dirty Drawers, & Gary Peters

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 10:19:57 PM EST
    Tags: Michigan, US Senate, Gary Peters, Legislators, Cap and Trade, ACA, Obamacare, Single Payer, Job Killing, Democrats, Higher Taxes, EPA, Dirty Drawers, Socks (all tags)

    Have you ever taken your socks off after three days use, and put them back in the drawer unwashed to be used again at a later date?

    NO?  Me either.

    It just happens to be the analogy (well ONE of them) that comes to mind with what appears to be Michigan Democrat's pick for the US senate seat that is being vacated by Carl Levin in 2014.  Gary Peters is one of those cats that have been around for too long, with policy desires that stink to high heaven, and will be hauled out for even higher levels of destructive office occupation when they have nothing better to offer.

    And they really don't. Have. Any. Better. Oh..Whats that smell?

    - He supports Cap & Trade.

    There is nothing like a made up global crisis to provide for a cronyism scheme that is enforced by government to instill confidence in a free people, hmm?  His vote for the The job killing Waxman-Markey Bill; The "American Clean Energy And Security Act Of 2009" cleared the house 219-212.  Had it passed the senate, it would have mandated changes in the way we live our lives, eventually putting controls on when and HOW we could use energy without paying severe penalties.  In fact, if taken to the extremes, the air you breathe could have actually been taxed under that bill.

    Take a deep breath.  There is more.

    The effect on industry would have been even more draconian, effectively putting the EPA in charge of operational elements of all industry, adding regulatory expense and killing jobs.  A 20% mandate on renewable energy built in to the bill would have made it nearly impossible for energy producers to keep costs at a level that promotes local (U.S.A.) manufacturing and jobs. More jobs would flee to other nations that have yet to strangle their industrial base with such unrealistic legislation.

    More smelly socks below.

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    A Message To Our Legislators - Beware False Choices

    Beyond The Spectacle Of Terrorism

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 12:05:40 PM EST
    Tags: Michigan, Health Care, State Senate, SB 0324, Obamacare, Navigators, Untrustworthy Legislators, Cronyism, Single Payer, Real Solutions, Free Markets (all tags)

    We still have things happening in Michigan.

    SENATE BILL No. 324 , Introduced yesterday by Senators MARLEAU, JONES, EMMONS, KAHN, BOOHER, BIEDA,GREGORY and JOHNSON was referred to the Committee on Health Policy. Michigan Senator Marleau explains:

    ".. the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) allows states to license "navigators" to assist people enrolling in health insurance through an exchange. Senate Bill 324 would ensure that navigators in Michigan act in good faith.

    "We must make sure our residents are protected both from bad behavior as well as from incompetence," said Marleau, R-Lake Orion. "My bill establishes safeguards to keep navigators honest and to ensure they know what they're doing."

    Marleau emphasized that the federal rules are not finalized, but the bill was introduced to start a discussion about how the state can ensure residents are protected.

    "This is the start of the discussion, but our time to act is limited since residents plan to start shopping on Michigan's insurance exchange in October," he said.

    SB 324 will protect Michigan residents by registering navigators, requiring background checks on them and ensuring they are professionally trained according to minimum standards for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act training."

    Right.  It will protect them by creating the conduit for the exchange, the very thing that threatens our sovereignty, and individual rights.

    Listen Senators.  Do you mind if I call you that, or would you appreciate something more direct?

    Get those damnable lobbyists for health insurance plans (authors of this legislation) out of your office for five minutes and read the garbage you are introducing. By establishing the 'Director's' responsibilities and creating framework of a 'navigator' your bill is creating Michigan's participation in the exchange. It pretends protections, yet does NOTHING to protect Michigan citizens from the evil that is Obamacare and this catastrophic blow to our individual rights. Why are we providing ANY assistance to the federal government which is asserting authority is does not have into our health care choices?

    Continued below ~

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    A Study on Healthcare Reform for You and Me

    By Political Agenda, Section News
    Posted on Wed Jul 08, 2009 at 04:43:18 PM EST
    Tags: Affordable Health Choices Act, Dodd-Kennedy Healthcare bill, Healthcare reform, Healthcare Reform Bill, President Obama town Hall, Single payer (all tags)

    Political Agenda with Danian Michael

    One of the first things I learned as a debater (as a Christian debater) is to always represent your opponent's viewpoint accurately. With that said, researching and coming up with a truthful representation of the President's proposal for healthcare reform is one of the most difficult things I have ever had to do. Coming to an understanding of the bottom-line for the President's plan was more frustrating than getting my cat to play fetch while preparing my itemized tax returns. Understanding the details of how the system works today was equally breathtaking. The whole of the healthcare industry, both existing and now proposed, is riddled with double talk and subterfuge. One gets the impression like the super heroes of Bikini Bottom, that evil is a foot.[1]

    (4 comments, 1624 words in story) Full Story

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