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  • nap66 commented on the blog post How Many Selected the Correct Plan on the Exchange?

    2014-04-03 14:02:23View | Delete

    Many people will just not be able to afford the premiums and will just opt not to buy insurance, and then will have to pay a penalty. This is mainly where the choice comes in for many non-affluent people.

    If you pay more than 8% of your income to premiums you can claim an exemption. Yippee! Pays to be “almost poor.” So really, as the years go on and this abomination continues with jacked up premiums every year, soon most people will be able to claim an exemption, even with subsidies.

    What a way to provide health care! Spending every minute monitoring your income with the IRS to determine what you can and can not do and receive. Yup. Fantastic.

  • nap66 commented on the blog post How Many Selected the Correct Plan on the Exchange?

    2014-04-03 13:57:35View | Delete

    I’m sorry, was that post satire? I laughed at it.

  • nap66 commented on the blog post How Many Selected the Correct Plan on the Exchange?

    2014-04-03 13:54:19View | Delete

    If “the entire justification for the law’s structure” had been to provide everyone with affordable access to comprehensive healthcare none of these “choices” and no specialized knowledge of insurance industry terminology would have been necessary.

    Exactly. All that was needed was to add one or two words to the current Medicare statute by changing “age 65″ to “all ages” or “everyone.”

    But no, instead we all have to learn a whole new language. Yup. Without government complicating everything where would we be? Oh, yeah, in a better place.

  • nap66 commented on the diary post The al-Qaeda Menace: A Tale of Two Headlines by JP Sottile.

    2014-02-10 05:12:03View | Delete

    *somebody* blew up the World Trade center.

    Freudian slip?

  • nap66 commented on the blog post Fetishized Markets and the Death of Democracy

    2014-02-10 04:58:03View | Delete

    Why would O take the chance, play the odds?

    He’s not taking any chances. He doesn’t care who gets elected. He’s the leader the Uni-party. No worries.

  • nap66 commented on the diary post Who’s Really To Blame for Unemployment? by Michelle Chen.

    2014-02-09 14:36:49View | Delete

    I’d like a thorough discussion of our alternatives.

    Can’t. There shall be no discussions of alternatives outside the one UNI-party. No inviting those icky Greens or Libertarians to participate in debates. They might talk about stopping wars, legalizing drugs, ending the Department of Education or other nonsense.

  • nap66 commented on the diary post Who’s Really To Blame for Unemployment? by Michelle Chen.

    2014-02-09 14:29:59View | Delete

    and voting for a party that reflects your values,

    Unfortunately there is only one party that can get elected, and it doesn’t reflect my values. So I don’t vote.

  • nap66 commented on the blog post The Partisan Alignment Is Almost Complete

    2014-02-06 15:25:28View | Delete

    the Republicans have divided into two factions, the theocrats and the libertarians

    As a libertarian myself I can say that libertarians are not republicans, just as I’m sure progressives don’t consider themselves democrats anymore. Republicans have more in common with democrats than any other party. I wish there was more than an “one party system,” but there isn’t.

  • nap66 commented on the diary post When the Night Comes Falling by Isaiah 88.

    2014-01-30 04:51:28View | Delete

    I wonder why there has not yet been a campaign to get young men and women to refuse to sign up for the volunteer army of poor people willing to get blown apart? Who could look at that young soldier and wish for their own child to be ‘honored’ for his ‘sacrifice’? If no one signed [...]

  • nap66 commented on the diary post When the Night Comes Falling by Isaiah 88.

    2014-01-30 04:44:15View | Delete

    Democrats are to blame for this carnage because they don’t have the spine to actually be Democrats.

    This is what I don’t get. When were Democrats any different? Did they recently morph from the bestest political party that loves and fights for the poor to what they are now – concerned only with themselves? ALL political [...]

  • nap66 commented on the diary post When the Night Comes Falling by Isaiah 88.

    2014-01-30 04:36:33View | Delete

    Is it meant as a WARNING? THIS is the best you can expect?

    Yes. And be thankful for it peasant.

  • nap66 commented on the blog post LIVE: Watch the State of the Union

    2014-01-29 04:19:33View | Delete

    I swear Obama is either delusional or a straight up sociopath.

    Perfectly possessed sociopath. As are the majority of the clapping seals in the audience. I did not watch that horror show and never will. These people are like the “cool kids lunch table” – so into themselves and so boring.

  • nap66 commented on the blog post LIVE: Watch the State of the Union

    2014-01-29 04:13:23View | Delete

    Until we all own up to the fact that poor young soldiers are dying or being maimed for the profit of the rich, we won’t shut the slaughter down.

    Cannon fodder. It’s what humans do, have always done, and will always do. For the PTB, life is cheap, as long as it’s not their lives. The key is to make the serfs believe they are choosing to be fodder for the good of the “state.”

  • nap66 commented on the blog post LIVE: Watch the State of the Union

    2014-01-29 04:05:14View | Delete

    How and why in heavens name does he complement Boner? That man hates Obama

    That’s all for show. They are all on the same team. The team you will never be invited to or even know about – peasant!

  • Why isn’t the Progressive Caucus giving their own response to the SOTU address

    Because Obama is its “Dear Leader.”

  • nap66 commented on the blog post The Rise of the So-Called Independents

    2014-01-08 16:20:03View | Delete

    It’s good that more Americans are identifying as independent. But until they start voting that way, they deserve all this shit and then some

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    They are by NOT voting. More and more Amerikans are not voting at all. I haven’t voted since the 90′s and I’m an Independent (or was, now I’m not registered to vote at all).

    And the choice not to vote is a valid choice, and one the news media should focus more on. None of the above is all you can do when you have a one-party system.

  • Clearly, President Obama needs to form a Department Of Public Relations right away. We seem to be getting a lot of bad press lately…

    Isn’t the Department of Public Relations the Press?

  • The worldwide church, by some estimates, has wealth of up to $6 TRILLION dollars. I am of the opinion it is, for the most part, not well spent.

    I so agree with this as a Catholic myself. It’s good to see the Pope talking as Jesus would, now it’s time to start acting as Jesus would. I would love to see the church’s money distributed for the poor instead of wasted on pomp and circumstance and private Swiss bank accounts. But the Pope will never be allowed to do that – he doesn’t control the purse strings.

  • Progressives should be looking to form that coalition with the Catholics/Tea Partiers/Libertarians to overcome the Corporate Democrats/Republicans, rather than fall for divide and conquer. After that, then they can argue over their differences.

    BINGO!! This is the only thing that maybe, just maybe will save Amerika. I brought this up to the OWS people and was sneered at. It’s time to bond with common sense, even if everyone doesn’t agree on everything. But we need to stop the fascism slide NOW, nothing else matters at this point.

  • Pope managed to smell like a rose wasn’t really so difficult and I suggest that rather than focus on this guy trying to promote ‘religion’ people need to focus more on what really can make a difference in this world.

    I disagree, he is not promoting “religion” but what I consider humanism. The idea that all human life is worthwhile and humans should not be killing, maiming, starving, lying, and cheating other human beings. The ten commandments and basic tenets put forth by Jesus (which I know you don’t believe in either). Human beings, by themselves with the political/money systems we have set up for ourselves will NEVER fix anything. I don’t care if it’s progressive humans or libertarian humans. We need guidance to make a better world, and it won’t come from a religion or a government, it’ll come from humans following basic common sense humanistic notions that this Pope is talking about.

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