Published: Wednesday, Dec. 5 2012 1:00 p.m. MST
@ Kim --- citizen participation, voices, and discourse are a mark of our way of
government. I am glad the Chucky -- and you-- do participate.
Signed An Old Veteran
According to the CIA, 50 countries have lower infant mortality rates, as well as
longer life expectancies than the United States, according to publications by
the C.I.A. Most of the Western European Countries with socialized medical
programs rated superior than the United States.
Just what you would expect a wealthy over paid actor to say. I wonder how he
would deal with a world with no health insurance where upon becoming ill and
ending up in the hospital results in him now will have to sale the roof over his
head to pay the bill - even if the care was ineffective. I marvel how the well
healed have so little regard for those less fortunate in our community? I say
"Healthcare for all Americans - Thanks President Obama!!!!!!!
Well, the Chuck has spoken, anybody that dont agree will get a pivot kick to the
inner upper thigh area of the body and im sure old chuck will help with the er
I'm not a huge fan of ObamaCare, but if Republicans want to do away with
it, they would be smart to stick to arguments centered around economics and how
much better coverage will be. How many liberals are going to be swayed by all of
this talk of Ten Commandments and participating in murder, etc.?
"Obamacare" is a pathetic attempt at taking a bad situation and actually
making it better--something the Federal government almost never accomplishes.
We already have socialized medicine in the form of Medicare and Medicaid, and
they have been economic disasters in every way. Calling this the
"Affordable" care act is a huge joke, because it will make medical care
not only more expensive, but also much harder to actually obtain--particularly
for working people who pay taxes and earn their way. Chuck Norris made some
harsh statements regarding this absurdity--but all of his statements are
unfortunately UNDERSTATEMENTS. Wait until the other shoe falls and this monster
rears its ugly head; all the fantasy-land believers will also learn something
about reality along with the rest of us.
Why is it governments role to control health care? They can't even budget
our tax money.
When I got married,-health insurance cost thirty dollars a month, and a doctors
visit was ten bucks.When my oldest daughter was born, the total cost
of the hospital, and doctor was four hundred dollars, and my insurance paid for
it.What caused the prices to rise, and has people begging for
Does no one see the giant loophole that creates if we suddenly let businesses
opt out of covering things they find objectionable? I'm quite sure
employers everywhere would suddenly find any medical treatment that costs a lot
of money objectionable. Heck, I find the minimum wage objectionable, can I stop
paying it? I find it morally objectionable that I can't dump these
pollutants in a river, can I start doing it now.As to the whole law
thing, guess what, not paying for health insurance is now against the law. Just
like smoking weed. So there is no difference between Hobby Lobby and a business
owned by Rastas.
For goodness sakes, Chuck Norris has the right to speak out on this as much as
any other citizen of the United States of America. I applaud the fact that he
does and isn't whining like some on this comment page!Those who
oppose this law can speak out by contacting Governor Gary Herbert before
December 14th and telling him you want Utah to opt out of Obamacare. That is the
deadline the federal gov't has given us. Many states have already made the
decision to have no part of it. This is still an option for us in this state,
but only if lots of you people make the call. There are still too many unknowns
and hidden costs in this bill that will cost this state way too much money!
Herbert can't even get the feds to answer simple questions as to costs.
They don't want people to know how hideous this law really is until
it's too late. Let's opt out while we still have time!
I have NEVER taken advice from any actors, singers or celebrities and I will
take none from some actor who fakes action on a tv screen. According to Chuck
Norris, children with cancer should have their care cut off so health insurers
and their corporate death panels can make even more profit than they are.
Corporate profits are at an all time high and the rich declare themselves poor.
These are times when right is wrong and wrong is right and those with all the
money are twisting things to hide their sins of greed.
The principle of "separation of church and State" was originally
established to prevent the government from forming a mandated State run church,
which would also include preventing the establishment of State run health care,
insurance, or any other institution run by the government, State or Federal,
that would infringe on the people's God given rights to life, liberty and
the pursuit of happiness.
I can't believe Americans would sell their birthright for a mess of
contraception. Seriously. Contraception does NOT cost that much money. Buy it
yourself. If there is a will (if you know what I mean) there is a way to find
contraception. Don't ask for your church to be a part of that decision.
If you don't like it, don't work for the church or non-profit. THAT
is your freedom. NOT free contraception.
I agree with postings that don't put Norris in a favorable light, but he is
right that Obamacare is a disaster waiting for us to let it happen.
From the article: "Actor Chuck Norris, who is an outspoken proponent against
the Obama administration..."Sorry, hate to be "that
guy," but this is a terrible sentence. It's the equivalent of saying
"Chuck Norris who is an outspoken supporter against the Obama
administration..." A proponent is someone who advocates for a person, idea
or position. An opponent is someone who opposes a person, idea, or position.
Chuck Norris is an outspoken opponent of the Obama Administration.Administration should be capitalized as well. Was the copy editor out sick
Yeah, so now we listen to a B-rate movie actor for advice about ANYTHING?Obamacare might not be the cat's meow, but Chuck Norris?Movie scripts hard to come by these days?
A few misguided souls still think that health care will become more affordable
with the 'affordable' care act? Don't be so naive people. The
most this act attempts to do is give our federal government more control over
health care, and certain decisions that are involved, attempt to eliminate as
much fraud as possible, then force all of use to purchase health care, whether
we want to or not. There is nothing within those elements that will make it more
affordable for us, let alone free, which some people are counting on. Just as
you were told by those who originally opposed it, and by those who still oppose
it and were attempting to enlighten the masses about it during the campaign - it
will only become more expensive, and less efficient with the gov't
tentacles wrapped around it. Anything the gov't touches is guaranteed to
become more expensive. This is a foregone conclusion - cannot be disputed. We
will be happy to revisit this with you after four more years and see how
it's going. I'm confident that the 'tune' will be a
@JJJHS - And you believe that gov't officials don't also "twist
things to hide their sins of greed?" Indeed, many corporate execs have
proven just how corrupt they can be. But to believe that gov't officials
are immune from that is incredibly short-sighted. Can someone so full of answers
possibly be so naive? Guess the answer is obvious...
Improve Obamacare, don't scrap it.
Obamacare = Romneycare = Gingrichcare = Sutherland Institute IdeaIf
a Republican had rolled this out, you guys would be calling it mana from heaven.
How do I know? I was a Republican during the time Gingrich pushed this idea
INCLUDING the PERSONAL MANDATE. Because a Democrat passed it, now it is evil?
The reason why Romney and other Republicans could NOT come up with any ideas to
replace it would be due to President Obama passing a REPUBLICAN PLAN. President
Obama's original plan called for a single payer system, what passed is no
where close.Go ahead, repeal it, let children and people with severe
illness die due to the greed of corporations and their death panels. Then you
can stand before God when your day comes as I will to answer for your decisions.
Pride of having the money and trusting those who make it off unscrupulous
means. It truly shows what wicked times we live in when we are far too willing
to let the poor and the sick die while raising up the wealthy as if they are
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