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Tag: free markets
Still examining this and its mechanisms, but its still early.
Frankly, the fact that government is involved in the slightest way with regard to health care, is not only annoying, but flies in the face of personal responsibility, and liberty. Having said that, we recognize the state of Michigan, and it's citizens' right to pursue certain issues of public policy outside of federal manipulation. Senator Colbeck has also earned the opportunity to be heard IMO. From a Press release late yesterday:
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Since the threat of socialized medicine has fully materialized, there are many who have put on their thinking caps to 'solve' the existing troubles being used to accelerate it.
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By JGillman, Section News
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.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?
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Its gotta be a good year for Cliff.
First it starts off with the appropriate culling of hypocrisy as seen in the Diane Hathaway debacle. Hathaway, of course was the recipient of the infamous sleeping judges ad, where in a lie, an actor was hired to 'represent' justice Taylor sleeping while on duty. Hathaway won easily at that time as Michiganders were horrified to think that such a thing could happen on the Michigan Supreme Court. Strangely, there was nary a peep THIS TIME from the folk calling foul in THAT election, but for a few "I don't cares" coming from the lefty side apologists.
Clifford Taylor wins the moral battle to be sure.
And as seen with a recent appointment, he is still an impressive force in the Michigan theater.
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Families destroyed, future prosperity hampered, and setting up a whole new set of government dependent souls.
God help us from benevolent bureaucracies!
"HOLLAND, Mich. -- Several weeks after a city zoning officer shut down his hot dog business, 13-year-old Nathan Duszynski and his parents are homeless.
Unintended or otherwise, it is considered normal nowadays for government to hamper the opportunities of some, to favor others. A pretend scenario is certainly unnecessary for this family.
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This great man can do more from his tomb through great video clips like this, than any occupier at the white house.
I know who my "write-in" will be for in this year's Michigan Republican Presidential Primary.
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OK maybe he is not really a true slacker..
Truth be told, I am proud of Junior, in the way he has stepped up to the plate and handled the ENTIRE expense for his education for the last three years through his military program and equally happy that he is not starving, has a roof over his head while in school, and has truly owned up to the responsibilities he has taken on..
..just getting older.
Maybe that's why I have happily paid the insurance policy for him during his schooling. It has been relatively inexpensive to have piece of mind these last few years. To the age of 25, the policy we hold on him has cost us less than $100 a month.. Not too bad. Its been worth it.
But now he can hang out on the policy another year WITHOUT being in college! The new Obamacare sure makes it easy! ~ more below ~
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We as taxpayers just spent About $113,000 per job created in Michigan.
That is the hard fact of what it took to get a battery plant built here to provide 3300 new jobs. Never mind the NEED for those jobs, or whether the new green economy demands it enough to make it PAY FOR ITSELF. It is the cost of having business DO BUSINESS in Michigan it seems, and no amount of common sense ought to dissuade our dear leaders from paying that price right?
And that price per job, is only if all goes well.
As we have seen by recent events, the MEDC record for picking winners is not even as accurate as my dog's method of identifying visitors. Never mind the trickle into the Michigan economy from these new jobs cannot offset the cost in taxes paid to make it possible. And Never mind the very people who are running the taxpayer supported operation say they haven't been profitable.. yet:
In a filing with the SEC, the company stated: "We have never been profitable. ...We have a history of losses, and we may be unable to achieve or sustain profitability."
With Michigan's cost alone being $125,0000,000.00, one must wonder about what worms are working their way through the mushy skulls of Michigan's leadership to allow such things to continue.
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