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What African Airports Taught Me
about Obamacare

American Thinker, by Mark A. Hewitt

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Posted By:trapper, 3/20/2017 8:28:48 AM

In April 2008, I was in Monrovia, Liberia to determine if the company for which I was working wanted to take on the management of the airport, Roberts Field. After 15 years of civil war, the airport – a former PanAm station where 707s and 747s stopped for fuel and food prepared by French chefs before traveling to South Africa or the Middle East – was just returning to operation. As a Space Shuttle emergency landing strip, Roberts Field had the longest runway in Africa. During a two-week site survey, the director general of civil aviation asked our team of


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Reply 1 - Posted by: padiva, 3/20/2017 9:21:43 AM     (No. 11195483)

And that is why insurance companies are leaving O´care.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: FunOne, 3/20/2017 9:25:27 AM     (No. 11195486)

Very interesting article. Worth the read.

This was the first time I have been exposed to the concept that Obama adopted the policies of President Robert Mugabe, but in fact, the connection is clearly there!

Obama was a Mugabe wantabe.

"The only white man you can trust is a dead white man." --Robert Mugabe

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Reply 3 - Posted by: turninggrey, 3/20/2017 9:46:15 AM     (No. 11195517)

Wow. What a read. I am sort of floored that I was not able to concisely express my feelings for Obamacare, because I got caught up in all the Gruberistic numbers. The bottom line is Obama took something from successful Americans, statistically white, and gave it to non successful "citizens" and non citizens, statistically non white, and made the successful citizens pay for it.
As Rush has long pointed out, the evil genius all along is that it was designed to fail.
Again it was a win win for Marxobamists. When it fails and the people paying for it revolt, it is another case of "racism" to incite the "have nots" to revolt and demand your stuff. Channeling Mugabe.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: curious1, 3/20/2017 9:52:18 AM     (No. 11195530)

I nominate for a must read. I think the author´s presentation will enlighten a number of fence sitters as to why we want it repealed, not replaced.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All, 3/20/2017 9:53:11 AM     (No. 11195533)

Thomas Sowell has mentioned studies that have found a strong link between a country´s lack of prosperity and authoritarian or corrupt governments. Countries that observe the rule of law and respect property are the ones that thrive.

An extreme example is the difference between the Koreas. South Korea has a standard of living among the highest in SE Asia, while half of the population in the North wishes it could eat grass just to survive.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mc squared, 3/20/2017 1:28:04 PM     (No. 11195785)

I second the nomination for a MR.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: columba, 3/20/2017 1:36:16 PM     (No. 11195794)

This article is readable, interesting and persuasive.

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