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Trump Drives Another Nail
Into Obamacare’s Coffin

American Spectator, by David Catron

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Posted By:garnet, 1/8/2018 5:45:38 AM

During the 2016 primary season, Donald Trump pledged to facilitate lower health insurance premiums by permitting coverage to be sold across state lines. Oddly, considering that conservatives have long advocated this as a way of augmenting market competition among insurers, the proposal was ridiculed by his opponents for the Republican presidential nomination. During one debate Marco Rubio actually mimicked Trump’s physical gestures, mocked his references to “lines around the states,” and snidely added, “whatever that means.” Friday, the Trump administration demonstrated what that means by issuing a new regulation allowing association health plans (AHPs) to offer coverage across state lines.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/8/2018 6:06:43 AM     (No. 11503258)

I´m getting close to the point where I want to promote Trump to king.The left is in the dark on how competition works.This will be a huge boon to the rate shopping industry.The next step need to be tort reform.Doctors have to overcharge because of insane malpractice premiums.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: thelmalou, 1/8/2018 6:18:41 AM     (No. 11503263)

#1 really and truly gets it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: paperpuncher, 1/8/2018 6:42:35 AM     (No. 11503285)

#1 Add to your list besides doctors, Medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and anyone affiliated with health care. They are all targets of the personal injury lawyers.

All you have to do is watch TV and see all the adds from the big law firms and their multi billion dollar awards "just call us at 1-800-XXX-XXXX. You may be eligible for compensation!

We are the only industrialized nation in the world that does not have "loser pays" in our civil law. What we do have is legalized extortion (contingency fees) and we pay for that in the cost of everything we buy.

Yes to Tort Reform!!! It will make everything we buy or do less expensive.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: Amereagle-redux, 1/8/2018 6:51:06 AM     (No. 11503290)


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Reply 5 - Posted by: FleetUSA, 1/8/2018 7:14:56 AM     (No. 11503306)


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Reply 6 - Posted by: strike3, 1/8/2018 7:38:59 AM     (No. 11503331)

I´m waiting for the stake to the evil heart and a couple of Voodoo needles to pin the ears to the head.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: TCloud, 1/8/2018 9:41:45 AM     (No. 11503441)

MAGA will reguire old fashioned competition to bring low costs out there for ALL!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dvc, 1/8/2018 11:25:08 AM     (No. 11503595)

Chipping away at the horrorshow of ZeroCare, necessary because a few Senators are idiots. 11 million freed here, and they will remember how it happened that their rates went down and they were freed to buy the coverage that they wanted.

Every time they can punch a hole in ZeroCare, it is a good thing.

Repeal it ALL!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ronnietheK, 1/8/2018 11:45:34 AM     (No. 11503627)

I just got reminded here that Marco Rubio is a complete tool. And a lightweight.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 1/8/2018 1:54:08 PM     (No. 11503774)

from the Washington Post: “Trump’s Obamacare order could destroy the healthcare system.”

Well, the Post is absolutely right. To them, THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM is government healthcare is BOCare. What Trump is doing is using dem created BOCare control to strengthen private insurance. This is EXACTLY what the dems SAID they wanted, private insurance under government´s thumb.

Of course it isn´t what they really wanted. They wanted to undermine private insurance so that the only alternative would be for the government to step in, eliminate private insurance, and rescue us (from government if the truth be told).

Trump has masterfully used the tools they provided to turn their strength against them. Government control to push government out of the way.

It is absolutely delightful to see Trump outwit the Left step after step and to see them writhing helplessly in agony. Shortly Trump is pointing out their fakeness and foolishness and enjoying the success he fostered in the face of their predictions of disaster.

It is amazing to see how dedicated to blindness and stupidity the Left is.

I wonder who the pallbearers for BOCare will be?

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