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What Does He Know?

Original post made by Bob on Aug 12, 2010

An extremely sobering article discussing an insider's knowledge about Obamacare and what it will do to our economy.

He states..."As a former government insider, I see a disaster you could never imagine, old buddy. This law won't just damage the economy — it'll destroy it beyond repair!"

Article: Web Link

Comments (4)

Posted by Jane, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Aug 12, 2010 at 10:24 pm

The author of this article is an Oxford, Miss. resident. Jimmy Reed is a newspaper columnist and college teacher. What makes him an expert on health care? Nothing.

This an opinion piece, period.


Posted by Wow!, a resident of Bonde Ranch
on Aug 12, 2010 at 10:33 pm

So many incredibly conservative posts have been written today. I love it when the right uses scare tactics. I would say it's cute, but some idiots will actually read these articles and believe them without doing any research on their own.


Posted by Arroyo, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Aug 13, 2010 at 4:03 pm

......and, some idiots will deny the truth when exposed to it, regardless of the evidence.


Posted by RN, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Aug 14, 2010 at 1:24 am

I agree w/ Jane... the author of the article may not know anything about Health Care. The author did not suggest he did, but only reported the assessment of a person who worked and had experience within Gov Human Resources.

And perhaps the Human Resource person may not even know anything ("nothing") about health care... yet he certainly is qualified to give an assessment on the layers of "humans" thus the dollars needed to oversee and execute this Gov run plan. So typical of any Gov run service....inefficient, layers of people, and costly.

These same people will suggest( no, belittle) those of us who are professional health care providers and insist we are not qualified either. Our experience means nothing thus we know "nothing" . They conclude our comments are "scare tactics" or lack insight or that we simply "believe everything we read".

Sadly the supporters of this Gov Plan want to convince the public that the Obama Plan is a good thing only because they are committed to their politics (not to health care) and secondly, seek only to argue in opposition to others to defend their politics.

But its the same thing the Gov has done to date and plans to do. It will spend $125 million over the next four years, on top of all the tax dollars being spent, like the Andy Griffith TV commercial and a special four-color Medicare brochure, to defend and advance their politics.

The idiots are not those who "read" as it was suggested. But instead, it is those who are unable to separate their politics from what they read and make an honest attempt to understand exactly how this plan is going to affect them and their families.







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