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Sunday, July 23, 2017

THE "EMPTY" ASSERTION: THE DEMAGOGUES BEST FRIEND. (INTRODUCTION).

"EMPTY" ASSERTION-  ANY STATEMENT, (WRITTEN OR ORAL), THAT CLAIMS TO BE FACTUAL, BUT HAS LITTLE SUPPORTING EVIDENCE OR DATA THAT CAN WITHSTAND PROPER SCRUTINY.  In many cases, the act of criticizing the Assertion is discouraged, AND IT MUST BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT QUALIFICATION.

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THE EMPTY ASSERTION works best, when it feeds into preconceived ideas and conclusions. It allows those with little Intellectual Evidence to support their opinions on certain issues, to make "FACTUAL CLAIMS" that are not based on the Rules of Logic. 

It gives the Opportunist the chance to prey on the Prejudice and Irrationality of those who don't want Reality and Truth to keep them from forcing their own brand of "GOOD GOVERNMENT" on everyone else.

Some examples might include;

-  Inventing a causal relationship between certain groups, that their place of Birth or National Origin automatically indicates the Increased Chance that they are likely to carry a communicable disease. This is done without actually researching the statistics to back up this conclusion with factual data.

-  That the Existence of a Right according to Constitutional Law is found not to be Valid by Judicial Decision, will lead to an immediate Government crackdown to eliminate any trace of the Subject Matter ruled on before the Court.

-  That an Accusation of MORAL or CRIMINAL MISCONDUCT, automatically means there is Sufficient Grounds or Evidence, to make such a Statement.  In fact, there may be nothing at all.  The Accusation is just a Tool to mislead, and place an undeserved Tag on an Opponent or Rival Organization.

Remember, the "EMPTY ASSERTION" does not need to provide any Reasonable Explanation for anything that is said, or claimed to be true.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

THE "MYTH" OF UNPOPULAR HILLARY. PART 2. The first meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.


(Hillary, Clinton, President, Woman

(The excerpt below was taken from an MSNBC NEWS REPORT.)
The co-chairman of President Donald Trump’s vote fraud commission on Wednesday cast doubt on the 2016 election results, saying he was unsure how many votes Hillary Clinton or Trump received due to the possibility of fraud.
“You know, we may never know the answer to that,” said Kris Kobach, the Kansas Secretary of State, who serves on Trump’s Presidential Commission on Voter Integrity, after he was asked by MSNBC’s Katy Tur whether he thought Clinton “won the popular vote by 3 to 5 million votes.”
“We will probably never know the answer to that question,” he added.
Clinton won the popular vote in the 2016 election by approximately 2.87 million votes. According to the certified Federal Election Commission records, Clinton received 65,853,516 votes and Trump got 62.984,825.
Kobach did not provide any evidence to support his statement. There have been no instances of widespread fraud reported in last year's election.
When Tur followed up with, “How do you say we may never know the answer to that question?” Kobach explained his rationale:
“What I'm saying is, let's suppose that the commission determined that there were a certain number of votes cast by ineligible voters. You still won’t know whether those people who were ineligible voted for Trump or for Clinton or for somebody else.
“And so, it's impossible to ever know exactly, if you took out all the ineligible votes, what the final tally would be in that election,” he added. “You can obviously, based on the data, you can make some very educated guesses.”
Kobach then admitted that some of the votes Trump received in November could be called into question, too.
“So are the votes for Donald Trump that led him to win the election in doubt as well?” Tur asked.
“Absolutely,” Kobach said.
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WHAT SHOULD WE TAKE FROM THIS?

#1-  Donald Trump first made the accusation BEFORE THE ELECTION, NOT AFTER IT. THEN, AS NOW, HE OFFERS NO EVIDENCE TO BACK UP THE ACCUSATION. An "ASSERTION OF FACT" IS MEANINGLESS WITHOUT PROPER FOUNDATION. OCCUPYING THE OVAL OFFICE DOES NOT EXEMPT YOU FROM THE RULES OF LOGIC.

#2-  Read carefully the Quote: “What I'm saying is, let's suppose that the commission determined that there were a certain number of votes cast by ineligible voters. You still won’t know whether those people who were ineligible voted for Trump or for Clinton or for somebody else."

In order for the Commission to determine that a specific number of votes was cast illegally,THEY MUST BACK UP THIS CONCLUSION WITH SUPPORTING EVIDENCE. THIS INCLUDES THE REASONING THAT LED THEM TO THAT NUMBER, SUCH AS WHICH CRITERIA WAS USED TO ESTABLISH THAT AN ILLEGAL VOTE HAD BEEN CAST. 

#3-  MOST IMPORTANTLY: Do not to allow Donald Trump to turn this "Investigation" into something it is not: AN EQUIVALENT ENDEAVOUR TO THE CHARGE OF MANIPULATING BALLOT/VOTER COUNTS TO CHANGE THE ELECTIONS OUTCOME. 

There is adequate evidence that the final vote totals in at least 6 States show evidence of Tampering, changing the results to favor Donald Trump. (SEE MY ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC IN OTHER POSTS ON THIS SITE.) You cannot allow Evidence, (OR LACK OF EVIDENCE), OF ONE TO SUPPORT A CONCLUSION ABOUT THE OTHER. THEY ARE TWO SEPERATE ISSUES.













Monday, July 17, 2017

TRUMP, O'REILLY AND THE "NEW" MONEY MAKING OPPORTUNITY.

Usa, Dollar, President, Choice, TrumpFLASHBACK:  When I first started to look at DONALD TRUMP, as the potential REPUBLICAN PARTY CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT, I recalled e-mails that I had received regarding INTERNET WEALTH-BUILDING PROGRAMS that he promoted and endorsed. Ignoring them at first, I changed my mind when his Candidacy became legitimate. Well, it's more than a year later, and I still don't get it:  HOW THIS HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO GO ON UNCHALLENGED IS MYSTIFYING:

THE "LEADER" OF THE FREE WORLD SHILLING "GET RICH QUICK SCHEMES", WHICH SEEM TO CHANGE MONTHLY.  AT THE VERY LEAST, THIS DEMEANS THE OFFICE OF PRESIDENT. EVEN WORSE, IT SEEMS TO BE A FLAGRANT CONFLICT OF INTEREST, SINCE THE TITLE OF "PRESIDENT" IS USED IN THE ADS. WHY IS THIS IGNORED?

I cannot make the point any clearer than contrasting the most recent ad, with one that was run on the internet less than two months earlier.  Both ads also feature "MEDIA" Celebrity BILL O'REILLY.

The comparison below is taken from two different ads. I have already Posted comments on the earlier version, it is used here to compare with the latest example.

I will not comment in this Post, leaving it to the reader to form their own opinions.




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HERE ARE 3 EXAMPLES.

COMPARISON # 1.


Bill O'Reilly drops a bombshell and explains the REAL reason he was fired.
By Michael Pearson, Faith Karimi and Joe Sutton, CNN
Updated 8:11 AM ET, Fri June 2, 2017
(CNN) -- Bill O'Reilly finally breaks his media silence to reveal the real reason he was asked to leave Fox News. - It's not what you've heard.
Bill O'Reilly says he was fired from Fox News because he knows the truth about something called the Complete Profit Code and not because of the alleged complaints against him.
"It's time people knew the truth -- not just about me, but about the entire operation. It's about the money. I thought they cared about me, and about the truth... they only care about one thing."


Bill O'Reilly drops a bombshell and explains the REAL reason he was fired.
By Michael Pearson, Faith Karimi and Joe Sutton, CNN
Updated 8:11 AM ET, Sun July 16, 2017
(CNN) -- Bill O'Reilly finally breaks his media silence to reveal the real reason he was asked to leave Fox News. - It's not what you've heard.
Bill O'Reilly says he was fired from Fox News because he knows the truth about something called the Instant Income System and not because of the alleged complaints against him.
"It's time people knew the truth -- not just about me, but about the entire operation. It's about the money. I thought they cared about me, and about the truth... they only care about one thing."         
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COMPARISON #2.
JUNE,2,2016.
Neither Ms. Greer or President Trump is attempting to distance themselves from O'Reilly as this very public scandal plays out in the media, even though neither stands to gain from a continued relationship with him.
"The truth is, my name is toxic right now. But they have continued to stand by me, because they know I've done nothing wrong. That's why I'm so dedicated to still spreading the word about The Complete Profit Code. If nothing else comes of this, at least we can help some people save themselves financially."


JULY,16,2016.
Neither Ms. Greer or President Trump is attempting to distance themselves from O'Reilly as this very public scandal plays out in the media, even though neither stands to gain from a continued relationship with him.
"The truth is, my name is toxic right now. But they have continued to stand by me, because they know I've done nothing wrong. That's why I'm so dedicated to still spreading the word about The Instant Income System.If nothing else comes of this, at least we can help some people save themselves financially."
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COMPARISON #3.
JUNE,2,2016.
"We were going to be telling people about The Complete Profit Code, so that we could help the American People create more income for themselves. We spent months researching and vetting this story, to make sure it was 100% legit, and now, no one will ever see it."

JULY,16,2016.
"We were going to be telling people about The Instant Income System, so that we could help the American People create more income for themselves. We spent months researching and vetting this story, to make sure it was 100% legit, and now, no one will ever see it."
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        WELL?





Thursday, July 13, 2017

THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION- SOMETHING IS VERY WRONG. END GAME, PART 2.

Choice, Usa, America, United States



So, what other evidence do we have that a DONALD TRUMP VICTORY WAS THE RESULT OF DUBIOUS AND UNRELIABLE ELECTION RETURNS THAT STRAIN CREDULITY?

LISTED BELOW ARE THE 6 STATES, CARRIED BY THE REPUBLICANS, WITH THE MOST
GOP VOTES IN 2012.  THE % OF THE TOTAL STATE VOTE IS ALSO INCLUDED. THIS IS FOLLOWED BY THE SAME RESULTS IN 2016

                                   2012                                                                                      2016


GEORGIA.   2,078,688/53.30%                                                                          2,089,104/50.77%

INCREASE/DECREASE-  2012-2016.
# OF VOTES:  +10,416.
% OF TOTAL:  -2.53%


INDIANA.   1,420,543/54.13%                                                                          1,557,286/56.82%      

INCREASE/DECREASE-  2012-2016.
# OF VOTES:  +136,743.
% OF TOTAL:  +2.69%.


MISSOURI.   1,482,440/53.76%                                                                        1,594,511/56.77%

INCREASE/DECREASE-  2012-2016.
# OF VOTES:  +112,071.
% OF TOTAL:  +3.01%


NORTH CAROLINA.   2,270,395/50.39%                                                       2,362,631/49.83%

INCREASE/DECREASE.  2012-2016.
# OF VOTES:  +92,236.
% OF TOTAL:  -0.56%


TENNESSEE.    1,462,330/59.48%                                                                   1,522,925/60.72%

INCREASE/DECREASE.  2012-2016.
# OF VOTES:  +60,595.
% OF TOTAL:  +1.24%    


TEXAS.    4,569,843/57.17%                                                                              4,685,047/52.23%

INCREASE/DECREASE.   2012-2016.
# OF VOTES:  +115,204.
% OF TOTAL: -4.94%


NOW, HERE ARE THE RESULTS OF THE 6 STATES THAT WENT DEMOCRAT IN 2012,
BUT REPUBLICAN IN 2016.

CHANGES IN REPUBLICAN SUPPORT:

                       2012 RESULTS.            2016 RESULTS.                    NUMBER/ %

FLORIDA.       4,163,447                       4,617,886                           +454,439/ +10.9%

IOWA.              730,617                          800,983                              +70,366/ +9.6%

MICHIGAN.    2,115,256                        2,279,543                           +164,287/ +7.8%


OHIO.             2,661,437                         2,841,005                           +179,568/ +6.7%

PENN.             2,680,434.                        2,970,733                          +290,299/+10.8%

WISCONSIN.  1,407,966                         1,405,284                          -2682/-.02%


KEEP IN MIND AS YOU LOOK AT BOTH CHARTS:

MICHIGAN, PENNSYLVANIA AND WISCONSIN HAVE VOTED
DEMOCRAT FOR DECADES.

BOTH INDIANA AND MISSOURI HAD A "NATIVE SON" INFLUENCE WITH
VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE MIKE SPENCE, AND SENATE MAJORITY
LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL.

So what does this comparison tell us?

stay tuned...


Monday, July 10, 2017

BLASTS FROM THE PAST... FEATURE ARTICLES. MESSAGE TO ALL PROGRESSIVES: DON'T YOU SEE IT, EVEN NOW? PARTS 1-8, SELECTED PASSAGES.


Before the November, 2016 election, I PUBLISHED AN ARTICLE WITH THE TITLE:  
MESSAGE TO ALL PROGRESSIVES: DON'T YOU SEE IT, EVEN NOW? 
THIS ARTICLE HAD 8 PARTS, AND FOCUSED ON DONALD TRUMPS CANDIDACY, AND SPECULATED ABOUT THE TYPE OF PRESIDENT HE WOULD BE.

HERE ARE A FEW EXCERPTS TO COMPARE AND CONTRAST ABOUT WHAT WE KNEW THEN,
AND WHAT WE KNOW NOW.   


FROM PART 1.
With him, it has never been a matter of Intellect, Emotional Stability, or even a Coherent Political Platform.
The people who got Trump to where he is now, understand that getting him elected counts on the following...
...That Offensive Speech, along with a Lack of Knowledge, means very little if your Supporters
could care less, as long as it serves Their Political Agenda.


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FROM  PART 4.
The most amazing thing about Donald Trump claiming the Presidential Election is Rigged, is not that it is completely unexpected, but that anyone who really studies the problem couldn't see it coming.

It is a Strategy that fits in perfectly with those who already support him, for it requires none of the following:

-  An understanding of the Rules of Logic.

-  The Ability to separate Gossip, Rumor, and Innuendo
    from Factual Data.

-  The Understanding that you do not start any Investigation,
    be it Science, Law, Politics.,etc with a CONCLUSION, and
    then try to Shape the Evidence to Support it. BAD EVIDENCE
    DOES NOT CHANGE THE TRUTH, NO MATTER
    WHAT YOUR AGENDA IS.

  -  The REALIZATION THAT  BASELESS ASSERTIONS ARE
      MEANINGLESS, NO MATTER HOW OFTEN YOU REPEAT
      THEM.


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FROM PART 5.
So what Type of Voter would find someone like this appealing? Could it be the Type of Voter who sees the Writing on the Wall, with a set of beliefs and attitudes that no longer wields the Political Influence they once did?
Beliefs and Attitudes such as;
-  Religious Intolerance.
-  Patriarchal Rule.
-  Racial and Ethnic Divisions
   enforced by law.
Among others...

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FROM PART 6.
Let us make a short list that could explain the rise of Donald Trump.
#1- The Affordable Care Act has allowed Millions of Americans access to Health Care.     
       However, on a case by case basis, there may be those who have fallen through the
       cracks, and have suffered economic distress because of the Law.
       The President and Progressive Democrats suggest altering parts of the ACA to provide
       relief for such cases.
      
       The Republicans- Repeal the Law.

#2-  Immigration.
       The President and Progressive Democrats propose:
       To Provide Assistance, and an Opportunity, for Refugees and Immigrants to Live and
       Work in the U.S. This includes Extensive Background Checks, Waiting Period,
       Possible Sponsorship, and Obtaining Legal Employment for Tax Purposes.

       The Republicans- GET OUT, AND STAY OUT.
       ONLY CHRISTIANS FROM SPECIFIC COUNTRIES NEED APPLY.   

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FROM PART 7.
TAX BREAK INCENTIVES, WHICH ALLOWS THE RICHEST AMERICANS
TO RETAIN MORE OF THEIR WEALTH, WITH THE HOPE THAT THEY WILL
 PUMP THAT MONEY BACK INTO THE ECONOMY.

TO RECEIVE THIS INCENTIVE, ARE THEY
REQUIRED TO:

-  INVEST IN SPECIFIC INDUSTRIES THAT ARE STRUGGLING?- NO.

-  FINANCIALLY SUPPORT CORPORATIONS WHO PROVIDE A LIVING
   WAGE, OR A MEDICAL PLAN FOR THEIR EMPLOYEES?- NO.

-  ONLY SUPPORT AMERICAN BUSINESSES, INSTEAD OF TAKING THE
    FINANCIAL WINDFALL OVERSEAS?-  NO.

THESE TAX BREAKS ARE BASED ON THE "HOPE" THAT THEY WILL BE USED
TO BENEFIT THE COUNTRY AS A WHOLE.

However, don't worry. If these incentives are used unwisely, and the MONEY DISAPPEARS,
ALL IS NOT LOST. CORPORATIONS FORMED ARE PLACED INTO BANKRUPTCY,
MEANING THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ARE FOOTING THE BILL FOR POOR MONEY
MANAGEMENT.  WHAT ABOUT THE WEALTHY INDIVIDUALS WHO RECEIVED THE
TAX BREAK BENEFITS, AND LOST THE MONEY? THEY WILL JUST DECLARE THESE
LOSSES ON THEIR INDIVIDUAL TAX RETURNS, AND BASICALLY GET IT ALL BACK.

THE REPUBLICANS- WHO ARE THEY FIGHTING FOR AGAIN?








TRUMPS PRIORITIES: NOT THE PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT, BUT MORE INTERNET "GET RICH QUICK" SCHEMES.

What has surprised me the most about Donald Trumps Decision to abandon the PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT is not that he went through with it, but that ANYONE IS SURPRISED.

HE WAS HANDED THE WHITE HOUSE IN A SHAM ELECTION.

-  WHAT DID YOU EXPECT, INTEGRITY?


HIS ENTIRE PRESIDENCY HAS BEEN ONE SCANDAL AFTER ANOTHER.

-  WHAT DID YOU EXPECT, A DECISION THAT ACTUALLY PUT THE NEEDS
OF THE COUNTRY, AND ITS CITIZENS FIRST?


DONALD TRUMPS FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC POLICY IS LITTLE MORE THAN
THE FAR RIGHTS AGENDA OF HATE, PREJUDICE, INTOLERANCE, AND AN
ALMOST COMPLETE DISREGARD OF MODERN SCIENCE, AND THE SCIENTIFIC
METHOD. 

-  WHAT DID YOU EXPECT, COURAGE?

However, I have found one thing TRUMP IS STILL PASSIONATE ABOUT. NATURALLY,
IT ONLY BENEFITS HIMSELF.

"GET RICH QUICK" SCHEMES ON THE INTERNET. GUESS WHAT? HE HAS FOUND
HIMSELF A NEW LACKEY/ALLY. THAT PARAGON OF VIRTUE, BILL O'REILLY.



Here are portions of the AD, as it appears on the INTERNET.






Bill O'Reilly drops a bombshell and explains the REAL reason he was fired.

By Michael Pearson, Faith Karimi and Joe Sutton, CNN
Updated 8:11 AM ET, Fri June 2, 2017



(CNN) -- Bill O'Reilly finally breaks his media silence to reveal the real reason he was asked to leave Fox News. - It's not what you've heard.
Bill O'Reilly says he was fired from Fox News because he knows the truth about something called the Complete Profit Code and not because of the alleged complaints against him.
"It's time people knew the truth -- not just about me, but about the entire operation. It's about the money. I thought they cared about me, and about the truth... they only care about one thing."
...................................................................................................................................................................


"We were going to be telling people about The Complete Profit Code, so that we could help the American People create more income for themselves. We spent months researching and vetting this story, to make sure it was 100% legit, and now, no one will ever see it."
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"The real key to this story is what this woman, Judy Greer is able to do for average folks, people who need a way out. This is a real game changer, and I'm ashamed to admit it, BUT FOX NEWS TRIED TO SHUT ME UP..."

 ...........................................................................................................................................................
...AND NOW THE ENDORSEMENT.
"My only saving grace here is that the President backs me on this. He knows Judy Greer and he knows me and he knows I'm right."
Neither Ms. Greer or President Trump is attempting to distance themselves from O'Reilly as this very public scandal plays out in the media, even though neither stands to gain from a continued relationship with him.
"The truth is, my name is toxic right now. But they have continued to stand by me, because they know I've done nothing wrong. That's why I'm so dedicated to still spreading the word about The Complete Profit Code. If nothing else comes of this, at least we can help some people save themselves financially."

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OF COURSE, IT WOULDN'T BE A DONALD TRUMP ADVERTORIAL
WITHOUT THE FOLLOWING DISCLAIMER AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE.

These statements have not been evaluated or endorsed by Donald Trump or the Trump companies.

The use of CNN, CNN.com and any and all trademarks belonging to or relating to CNN are used for entertainment purposes only. 

This information was not written, reviewed or approved by any employee or representative of CNN or any of its affiliates. CNN does not endorse or approve any of the comments made in this advertorial.

Complete Profit Code is not affiliated with Donald Trump, or any of the Trump companies. Any and all quotations attributed to Mr. Trump in the above advertorial do not represent the opinions of Mr Trump in any way. These products and services not affiliated with Donald Trump or any of the Trump companies. This piece is purely for entertainment purposes only.

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Since most of the above "Information" is just reprinted material from previous ADVERTORIALS, FEEL FREE TO READ THE PREVIOUS POSTS ON THIS TOPIC.
I WONDER ABOUT THE FOLLOWING MOST OF ALL: IS THERE ANYTHING DONALD TRUMP HAS DONE, THAT MAKES YOU THINK HE WOULD DO ANYTHING THAT DOESN'T PUT HIS DESIRES OR PREJUDICES FIRST?


Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Repealing and Replacing the Affordable Care Act: THE GOP SENATE REVEALS ITS INTENT- MORE GREED, DECEPTION, AND PRIVILEGE.


Pray, Money, Greed, Worship, Wealth

YES, I KNOW THAT THE REPUBLICAN PARTY WITHDREW THIS LEGISLATION BEFORE
A VOTE COULD BE TAKEN, BUT DON'T BE SUPRISED IF THE NEW "WORDING" IS JUST
"REPACKAGING" THE SAME MATERIAL YOU SEE BELOW.

The following is taken from excerpts contained in the NPR ARTICLE:  "GOP Senate Bill Would Cut Health Care Coverage By 22 Million", Written by SCOTT HORSELY.

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Congressional forecasters say a Senate bill that aims to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026. That's only slightly fewer uninsured than a VERSION PASSED IN THE HOUSE .
Monday's report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office could give moderate senators concerned about health care coverage pause. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, was quick to register her opposition to the bill.
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell wants a vote on the bill this week, before senators head home for the July Fourth recess. With Senate Democrats united in opposition, Republicans can afford to lose only two votes on their side and still pass the bill.
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THE FOLLOWING PASSAGE BRINGS US TO THE FIRST IMPORTANT  POINT.
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According to the CBO, the Senate bill does reduce the deficit by $321 billion over the next 10 years, which $202 billion more than the House version that passed last month. Although people buying insurance in the individual market would see lower premiums in many cases, the policies would cover less, and out-of-pocket costs would be higher.

The Senate bill would cut hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes over the coming decade, with most of the savings going to those at the top of the income ladder. At the same time, it would phase out the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion, while offering less generous subsidies to those who purchase health insurance on the individual market. That combination is expected to reduce the number of people with insurance coverage by 15 million in 2018 and 22 million by 2026.

The CBO says low-income Americans in their 50s and early 60s would be disproportionately likely to lose their health care coverage under the Senate bill.


"Despite being eligible for premium tax credits, few low-income people would purchase any plan," the CBO said.
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What should we take from this?
Well the GOP are hoping that you pay attention to the "Reduce the Deficit" by 321 billion over the next ten years, and ignore everything else. For example, Do You see the line:

"The Senate bill would cut hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes over the coming decade, with most of the savings going to those 'at the top of the income ladder.".Well,This is an action that would increase the deficit, not lower it.

Tax Breaks/ Cutting Taxes are ways that allow the Individual or Business to keep more money, by owing less to the Government. Naturally, revenue from this area would be decreased, so the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WILL HAVE LESS TO SPEND.

To make up for this loss of revenue, and still shrink the deficit, the following must happen:
NEW SOURCES OF REVENUE MUST BE FOUND, OR CURRENT SOURCES MUST BE MADE TO CONTRIBUTE MORE...
...AND/OR...

...GOVERNMENT SPENDING MUST BE DECREASED ENOUGH TO OFFSET THE MASSIVE LOSS OF REVENUE, SO CUTS MUST BE MADE.
IT APPEARS THE REPUBLICAN PARTY IS WILLING TO SACRIFICE THE HEALTH OF ITS CITIZENS TO MEET THIS NEED.
SEE PART 2.