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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.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

THE "MYTH" OF UNPOPULAR HILLARY. PART 1.

Hillary, Clinton, President, Woman

For this article, I am going to set aside the unfolding controversies about Russia and their
influence on the 2016 election, and the Draconian National Health Plan put forth by the Republican
Party. I will get back to these subjects very soon, but the following article will show how easily we
can be Manipulated or Deceived into believing certain assertions, if we chose not to examine them closely.

If there is one thing we can take from the 2016 Election, that both the Democrats and Republicans seem to agree upon, is that Hillary Clintons inability to bring voters to the polls was the main cause of the Donald Trump victory. It is said that many Mainstream Democrats rejected her, in favor of Bernie Sanders, and would stay away from the polls.  Lets find out if this Assertion is accurate, or if it is an example of MALIGNING ONE CANDIDATE TO JUSTIFY THE "VICTORY" OF THE OTHER.


If you have been reading my ongoing set of posts... (IN THE ARTICLE TITLED THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION- SOMETHING IS VERY WRONG.(Published so far: Parts 1-8.)

...you would know that I consider the election results in 6 States: FLORIDA, IOWA, MICHIGAN, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, WISCONSIN, TO BE SO OUTRAGEOUS AND CONTRARY TO WHAT COULD BE REASONABLY EXPECTED, THAT IT IS EVIDENCE OF CONSCIOUS AND DELIBERATE ACTS OF ALTERING VOTER RETURNS IN FAVOR OF DONALD TRUMP.

For the sake of saving time and space, I am not going to give my reasoning for arriving at such a conclusion here, (You are welcome to read them at your leisure.), but instead concentrate on the other
44 States.

What do these States have in common? All 44 Voted the same way in 2012 and 2016. (24 REP, 20 DEM.) The important difference is that in 2012 BARACK OBAMA CARRIED THE ABOVE 6 STATES, WHILE IN 2016 DONALD TRUMP SEEMED TO TRIUMPH. This is why I am concentrating on the 44 States not in question.

HERE IS THE BREAKDOWN:

2012 ELECTION RESULTS:

                                                   


BARACK OBAMA.                                                          MITT ROMNEY.            

65,915,795 TOTAL  VOTES.                            60,933,504 TOTAL VOTES.
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15,063,837 VOTES FROM THE 6 STATES.         13,759,157 VOTES FROM THE 6 STATES. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx                         xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
50,851,958 NEW TOTAL.                                47,174,347 NEW TOTAL.


           TOTAL VOTES DEMOCRAT/REPUBLICAN COMBINED- 126,849,299
                                                                                                                - 28,822,994 (6 STATES.)
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                                                                                                                   98,026,305 VOTES                                                


2016 ELECTION RESULTS:



HILLARY CLINTON.                                                       DONALD TRUMP.

65,853,516 TOTAL VOTES.                                      62,984,825 TOTAL VOTES.
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14,130,624 VOTES FROM THE 6 STATES.                  14,915,434 VOTES FROM THE 6 STATES.  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx                  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
51,722,892 NEW TOTAL.                                          48,069,391 NEW TOTAL.


        TOTAL VOTES DEMOCRAT/REPUBLICAN COMBINED- 128,838,341
                                                                                                             -29,046,058 (6 STATES)
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                                                                                                                 99,792,283 VOTES.

What do these numbers tell us?

-  THAT EXCLUDING THE 6 STATES IN QUESTION, HILLARY CLINTON RECEIVED

    870,924 MORE VOTES THAN BARACK OBAMA DID IN THE REMAINING 44 STATES.
    51,722,892- 50,851,958

-  In the 44 States not currently in question, HILLARY CLINTON RECEIVED 51.8% OF THE TOTAL # OF DEMOCRAT/REPUBLICAN VOTES CAST. BARACK OBAMA RECEIVED 51.9%      


The Myth of Hillary Clinton being an unpopular candidate seems to rest solely on the results from

6 states whose final totals cannot be trusted.

END PART 1.


                                                                       







Wednesday, June 14, 2017

FEATURE ARTICLES. TIMES OF YOUR LIFE. DO YOU REMEMBER?


Students, Primary School, Village, Laos

I think that one of the Big Differences between an Individual who continues to support DONALD TRUMP, and one who sees the DANGER he represents to the SOCIAL, INTELLECTUAL AND MORAL GROWTH OF THE U.S., IS THE DEGREE OF UNDERSTANDING AND APPRECIATION EACH OF US HAS FOR...

...The Sacrifices that were made by those who took care of us during the formative years.    

...Those who helped us Intellectually, Emotionally and/or Financially, even though they were under no obligation to do so.

...The Individual Acts of Kindness that played an important role in our lives, that we do not acknowledge.

...The Teacher who believed we were capable of more.

...The Friend we don't see anymore, who at one time we counted on, and in turn counted on us.

...The First employer to give us a chance.

...The Opportunities we were given, that are now denied to others.

...The Life choices we made, and accepting responsibility for these decisions.

...The Importance of the U.S. Constitution, which protects all citizens, not just the majority.

...The Benefits we received from the Government, paid for by Taxes
collected from all Americans.

...The Impact a single individual can have. Our actions and behavior affect others.

Do you remember the times of your life? If so, do you use these memories to benefit others, or to exploit them?

Scroll down for future posts.














Sunday, June 11, 2017

FEATURE ARTICLES. THE HATE CHRONICLES. THE KEYS TO UNDERSTANDING THE MINDSET, MOTIVATIONS, AND GOALS OF THE FAR RIGHT FANATIC. #2. (ABBREVIATED F.R.F.)



*I guess it never occurred to anyone that DONALD TRUMP ACCUSING THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF FIXING THE ELECTION, BEFORE A SINGLE VOTE HAD BEEN CAST, MIGHT HAVE BEEN A PRE-EMPTIVE STRIKE BY THOSE WHO KNEW WHAT WAS ABOUT TO HAPPEN WHEN THE POLLS WERE OPEN.


Death, Darkness, Dark, Hood, Hooded














What you must realize, as you listen to the latest Diatribe by Donald Trump, is that many of the things that matter the most to the average American Citizen is either Unimportant to the F.R.F., or represents something they believe should be eliminated altogether.

For example, think about the current administration. What type of Supporters does Mr. Trump surround surround himself with. In General, Concepts such as "CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS", 
"THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD", "TERRORISM", and "LOGIC" ARE ARBITRARY TERMS THAT CHANGE DEFINITION, DEPENDING ON THE WHIMS, PREJUDICES, AND BIASES OF THE F.R.F., EITHER THE INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP. They bring a WHOLE NEW MEANING TO THE PHRASE "SELF CENTERED."

Donald Trump was able to build a Foundation of Support, Tenuous as it may be, because he convinced the RASCISTS, BIGOTS, MISOGYNISTS etc., to come together and HATE AS ONE GROUP. Even though he has never come close to a working majority, a SHAM ELECTION AND THE TACIT APPROVAL OF THE NATIONAL REPUBLICAN PARTY has allowed this "COALITION OF HATE" TO BLOSSOM INTO A FLOWER OF EVIL. 

Fortunately, many Americans are waking up to the TRUE NATURE OF DONALD TRUMP, AND THE FACT THAT HE ONLY CARES ABOUT: HIMSELF, AND THOSE WHO WILL FEED HIS ENORMOUS EGO. The National Republican Party became big Trump Fans after no one in the DEMOCRATIC PARTY QUESTIONED THE INITIAL RETURNS FROM THE 2016 ELECTION.*

See part 3.