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Obama/PelosiCare: "Buy a $15k Policy or Go To Jail" (!)

Original post made by Dave, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Nov 6, 2009

Unbelievable. Is this the America you're familiar with?

Does a big, bad insurance company have the power to do this? Maybe Obama should keep Guantanamo Bay open for regular citizens. Obama, Pelosi, et. al. wouldn't hesitate to throw us in there for non-compliance. We will lose more of our freedoms with this bill than any bill in my 60 years.

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If you are outraged call the following Congressmen and tell them NO on the Health Care Bill. Here is where the following are leaning. (McNerney is solidly voting YES with Pelosi, surprise surprise)


Leaning Yes
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Abercrombie (202) 225-2726
Boccieri (202) 225-3876
Carney (202) 225-3731
Connolly (202) 225-1492
Driehaus (202) 225-2216
Etheridge (202) 225-4531
Hodes (202) 225-5206
Inslee (202) 225-6311
Kaptur (202) 225-4146
Kucinich (202) 225-5871
Lynch (202) 225-8273
Markey (MA-07) (202) 225-2836
Murtha (202) 225-2065
Perriello (202) 225-4711
Peters (202) 225-5802
Rahall (202) 225-3452
Richardson (202) 225-7924
Ruppersberger (202) 225-3061
Visclosky (202) 225-2461
Wu (202) 225-0855


UNDECIDED
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Arcuri 202.225.3665
Cuellar 202.225.1640
Edwards (TX-17) 202.225.6105
Ellsworth 202.225.4636
Kanjorski 202.225.6511
Kirkpatrick 202.225.2315
Kosmas 202.225.2706
Langevin 202.225.2735
Mollohan 202.225.4172
Rodriguez 202.225.4511
Schrader 202.225.5711
Smith 202.225.8901


Leaning NO
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Boyd 202.225.5235
Giffords 202-225-2542
Halvorson 202-225-3635
Klein 202-225-3026
Maffei 202.225.3701
Nye 202.225.4215
Sanchez (CA-47) 202.225.2965
Scott (VA-03) 202.225.8351




Comments (2)

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Posted by po bo
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 7, 2009 at 9:06 pm

so here's the thing. You don't buy insurance for your family despite the fact that you're being offered a subsidy from the government to do so, which means you're basically choosing NOT to insure you and your family and are thus willing to have the rest of us assume the risk you're taking if you get sick. So fine, you have that choice, but you're also choosing to pay a penalty on your taxes for not carrying insurance (the mandate fine). If you then choose not to PAY YOUR TAXES as you are required to do by law, and you don't pay the fine as part of your taxes, then you will be subject to penalty by law. Why that is shocking or controversial is beyond me.


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Posted by a reader
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 7, 2009 at 9:48 pm

Wait, did I read it wrong -- It isn't jail, it is a fine, like a tax penalty if you don't have insurance. You only go to jail if you don't pay your taxes. It has been that way for decades. Tax evasion is illegal. This article is a joke.


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