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Old 08-10-2013, 01:11 PM   #1
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Harry Reid and Tom Coburn Agree: Obamacare Was Designed to Fail, Pave Way for Single-Payer | The Weekly Standard

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In just about seven weeks, people will be able to start buying Obamacare-approved insurance plans through the new health care exchanges.
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Old 08-10-2013, 01:14 PM   #2
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How do you plan to incorporate this analysis into your early retirement plan, TJ?
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Apparently I quoted too much of the article so my post was edited. Here are 2 small snippets to explain the trojan horse reference.
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“What we’ve done with Obamacare is have a step in the right direction, but we’re far from having something that’s going to work forever,” Reid said.

When then asked by panelist Steve Sebelius whether he meant ultimately the country would have to have a health care system that abandoned insurance as the means of accessing it, Reid said: “Yes, yes. Absolutely, yes.”
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As liberal Washington Post blogger Ezra Klein said in 2008, organizations on the left pushing for health care reform were pursuing a "sneaky strategy" to "put in place something that over time the natural incentives ... move it to single payer."
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Old, old argument that applies to just about anything, the "slippery slope". ACA is the way it is because that was what Congress could get passed. Plenty of people made no bones about wanting a single payer system when ACA passed. Nothing sneaky about it.
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We can only but DREAM about a single payer system. It is proven to work, and for this alone reason America(ns) will never adopt it. Simply put, the Insurance conglomerates will never allow it. "No More Campaign Funds for You".

Talk about a conflict of interest.
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