rosekm at earthlink.net
Fri Jul 14 19:59:08 UTC 2017
It is not out of proportion if you are a person on Medicaid who will no longer be able to see the doctor when needed. Would you like having pneumonia and not being permitted antibiotics? Karen
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> On Jul 14, 2017, at 10:35 AM, Judy Jones via nfb-talk <nfb-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> This is all blown way out of proportion.
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> Or is that in fact the point question mark do they want to kill off tens of thousands of people who they consider undeserving of life – poor people and people of color and people with disabilities…? Karen
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>> On Jul 14, 2017, at 10:06 AM, Jack Heim <john at johnheim.com> wrote:
>> Well, it is fair to say that there will be tens of thousands of premature deaths if the Republicans get their bill passed. The death rate dropped a huge amount after Massachusets passed it's health care bill. Estimates based on that predict about 28,000 additional deaths per year based on the House version of the Republican health care bill. As a mathematician and a quasi-scientist, I know those numbers are very rough. But to say that tens of thousands of people will die every year is not unrealistic.
>> I'd like everyone on this list to think about that... Our representatives in Washington are considering makeing changes to our system that would cause tens of thousands of premature deaths every year. How in the world did we get into a position where legislation like that is even contemplated?
>>> On 07/14/2017 11:03 AM, Karen Rose wrote:
>>> I am in similar position to yours – I get healthcare through the work I do and have done. I too would benefit from the Republican murder of 20 Dash 24,000,000 people. However I do not want to be a part of The murder of others simply so that I pay less. Also people do not really understand that no one benefits from the illness of others. The fact that I have insurance and can see a doctor if needed does not prevent me from contracting a contagious disease from someone who cannot. Karen
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>>>> On Jul 14, 2017, at 6:52 AM, Jack Heim via nfb-talk <nfb-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>>>> From Paul Krugman's column in the New York Times today:
>>>> "Conservative ideology always denied the proposition that people are entitled to health care; the Republican elite considered and still considers peopl
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