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Old 12-21-2018, 12:00 AM
DrDeth DrDeth is offline
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Originally Posted by septimus View Post

Slavery was pretty darn good for those who owned the slaves. When will the U.S. grow up and understand that Democracy is not supposed to be a device for the 51% to exploit the 49%?....
Old 01-05-2019, 02:34 PM
survinga survinga is offline
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Originally Posted by survinga View Post
Amazingly, even with all the sabotage that Trump has tried on the ACA, the exchanges are still standing. All counties in America have at least one insurer willing to sell. And the numbers signing up are still respectable.

About 11.4 million expected to sign up. States that run their own exchanges are doing better at keeping their numbers up than states that are at the mercy of It looks to me like even without a functioning mandate, there's still an ability to keep the exchanges going and for companies to make money. I think we need a real mandate at some point. But glad the Trump sabotage isn't working so far.

This has an interesting graph. States that run their own exchange in most cases are outpacing last year. This is in the face of the Trumpist attacks.


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