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Trump readies executive order to unravel Obamacare's individual mandate
11-07-2017, 01:25 PM #1
The Black Friar Member
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Quote:The Trump administration has prepared an executive order that would unravel Obamacare's individual mandate, but has put it on hold to see whether repealing the penalties for going uninsured might be included in the Republican tax bill instead, a GOP senator told the Washington Examiner.

Read more here.

Insurers leaving https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archi...re/526137/

Looks like Trump is going to take it down with or without congress.

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11-07-2017, 03:55 PM #2
Anonymous Kritter Incognito Anonymous
Hundreds per paycheck added back to the economy is a huge deal
11-07-2017, 08:06 PM #3
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
Posts:30,202 Threads:1,487 Joined:Feb 2011
This was never healthcare to begin with, it was a tax if you could not afford insurance.
For profit healthcare has to go away and drug prices capped, like the rest of the god damn western world, and while your at it go metric as long as I'm dreaming. rofl.gif


11-07-2017, 11:16 PM #4
Meh Member
Posts:1,161 Threads:46 Joined:Apr 2017
On that metric issue, that is embarrassing. America needs to get with the rest of the world on that.
11-08-2017, 12:15 AM #5
Accidental Stoner Member
Posts:8,591 Threads:79 Joined:Feb 2011
But but...I kinda like it...

Sorta nice relic from olden days.
11-08-2017, 12:18 AM #6
Accidental Stoner Member
Posts:8,591 Threads:79 Joined:Feb 2011
...and somehow a nicely human, agrarian touch,

as opposed to metric industrial coldness and robotique chuckle.gif
11-08-2017, 12:22 AM #7
Accidental Stoner Member
Posts:8,591 Threads:79 Joined:Feb 2011
You guys could keep it, just for us European metricheads to admire.
After all, you're used to it.
Me, I wouldn't get far among all the quaint stones, pounds and ounces and quarters and feet.

I'm sure my grandparents knew all the Fenno-Scandian equivalents, though 13.gif
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11-08-2017, 01:13 PM #8
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How much does a fortnight weigh in grams?



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