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Obamacare Employer Mandate, "Shared Responsibility Payments" Delayed Until 2015

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How do you know the IRS' government's takeover of the US healthcare system will be a smashing success? It, or rather the mandatory reporting and "employer shared responsibility payments", were just delayed by one year. The sheer and utter chaos and vocal protests behind the scenes for the administration to agree to this unprecedented step (back) are palpable.

Just released by the US Treasury's Blog:

Continuing to Implement the ACA in a Careful, Thoughtful Manner

Over the past several months, the Administration has been engaging in a dialogue with businesses - many of which already provide health coverage for their workers - about the new employer and insurer reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  We have heard concerns about the complexity of the requirements and the need for more time to implement them effectively.  We recognize that the vast majority of businesses that will need to do this reporting already provide health insurance to their workers, and we want to make sure it is easy for others to do so.  We have listened to your feedback.  And we are taking action. 

The Administration is announcing that it will provide an additional year before the ACA mandatory employer and insurer reporting requirements begin.  This is designed to meet two goals.  First, it will allow us to consider ways to simplify the new reporting requirements consistent with the law.  Second, it will provide time to adapt health coverage and reporting systems while employers are moving toward making health coverage affordable and accessible for their employees.  Within the next week, we will publish formal guidance describing this transition.  Just like the Administration’s effort to turn the initial 21-page application for health insurance into a three-page application, we are working hard to adapt and to be flexible about reporting requirements as we implement the law.

Here is some additional detail.  The ACA includes information reporting (under section 6055) by insurers, self-insuring employers, and other parties that provide health coverage.  It also requires information reporting (under section 6056) by certain employers with respect to the health coverage offered to their full-time employees.  We expect to publish proposed rules implementing these provisions this summer, after a dialogue with stakeholders - including those responsible employers that already provide their full-time work force with coverage far exceeding the minimum employer shared responsibility requirements - in an effort to minimize the reporting, consistent with effective implementation of the law.

Once these rules have been issued, the Administration will work with employers, insurers, and other reporting entities to strongly encourage them to voluntarily implement this information reporting in 2014, in preparation for the full application of the provisions in 2015.  Real-world testing of reporting systems in 2014 will contribute to a smoother transition to full implementation in 2015.

We recognize that this transition relief will make it impractical to determine which employers owe shared responsibility payments (under section 4980H) for 2014.  Accordingly, we are extending this transition relief to the employer shared responsibility payments.  These payments will not apply for 2014.  Any employer shared responsibility payments will not apply until 2015.

During this 2014 transition period, we strongly encourage employers to maintain or expand health coverage.  Also, our actions today do not affect employees’ access to the premium tax credits available under the ACA (nor any other provision of the ACA).?

Mark J. Mazur is the Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.


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Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:01 | 3715446 fonzannoon
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Does this mean my premiums are not going down until 2015 now?


Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:07 | 3715471 ghengis86
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The only thing going down is Obama's mouth on Mochelle's fat dick

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:20 | 3715531 StarTedStackin'
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Forget about Reggie Love, did ya?

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:36 | 3715588 ACP
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No need to worry, if Hillary is elected in 2016, it'll be delayed until 2020.

If a Republican is elected it will be delayed until Jan 20, 2017.

All part of the "Blame Game Grand Plan."


Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:40 | 3715609 Croesus
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<- Freedom

<- MOAR DotGov Bullshit.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:32 | 3715792 macholatte
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The Administration is announcing that it will provide an additional year before the ACA mandatory employer and insurer reporting requirements begin.


Excuse me..... doesn't such an alteration require an act of Congress? 

MOAR DotGov Bullshit.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:34 | 3715798 notbot
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Slimeball move. He knows its a trainwreck, but now midterms are unaffected.

And since when can a president unilaterally delay the implementation of a law?

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:48 | 3715849 Everybodys All ...
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The Marxist con man president is dictating.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:01 | 3715893 NoDebt
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I've read most of the comments up and down this thread.  I don't think I've ever been more proud of my fellow ZH'ers.  Literally nothing I can add to the debate except, of course.....

Bread helmets for everyone.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:12 | 3715942 TeamDepends
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No taxation without representation!!!!

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:27 | 3715997's picture

No so called representation whatsoever. I can't speak for myself?

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:35 | 3716016 eatthebanksters
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Maybe we'll learn something from the Egyptians...

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 21:02 | 3716097 Freddie
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The drooling idiots watching O-TV and O-Hollywood?   They will be lucky if they learn how to Walk Like an Egyptian.

The National Felons League is only a few months away along with college ball.  Drolling O-TV morons.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:37 | 3716024 mofreedom
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are you deaf dumb and least mr snowden will get a pain pill one day to ease his sufferings...may he rest in peace...but not before exposing this load of crap guv...we are ALL  who follows HIM in the new REVOLUTION.......AMEN!

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 21:48 | 3716248 A Nanny Moose
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If you speak for yourself, what purpose will politician serve? Hey wait a minute...I c wut ya did thar!

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:54 | 3716067 seabiscuit
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Mr Mocha,

According to the Restatement (fourth) of Sharts § 41, an act of Congress shall be new statutes created and/or crafted by a corporation, whereby adequate time will be given to Congress to unread them (not to exceed 48 hours), and subsequently voted into existence.

Most humbly,


Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:21 | 3715752 GOSPLAN HERO
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U.S. President Frank Marshall Davis, Jr., is a fucking coward.

The commie fuck knows his "moar free shit healthcare" is a goat fuck. 

Obamulatto sucks.


Tue, 07/02/2013 - 22:17 | 3716386 Shad_ow
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Excellent post.  Succinct and successful summation of the poser.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 23:20 | 3716601 qualityhardware
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Excellent post, sir. I am still chuckling.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 23:02 | 3716551 SokPOTUS
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Meh.  Moochelle is just Reggie Love in drag...

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:47 | 3715624 candyman
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Does this asshole ever spend a day in the F'in office, working, what a mess. Community organizer- ha.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:02 | 3715681 fockewulf190
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Translation: The administration has listened to democratic lawmakers up for re-election in 2014 and we are acting now to protect their asses as much as possible.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:12 | 3715714 GOSPLAN HERO
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Spot on. 

Comradecare aka Obamacare is partially delayed until COMMIECRATS are re-elected in 2014.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:13 | 3715720 vinoverde
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DING,, DING!! Winner!



Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:34 | 3716013 NeedtoSecede
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Bingo! We have a winner! Nice call F190!

What a goat fuck...

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:12 | 3715716 Spaceman Spiff
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Check out some of his schedules from the past.   The answer is a resounding no.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 23:04 | 3716554 SokPOTUS
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Hey - the Dude's never had a job before.  Cut him a break...

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:51 | 3715646 Not Too Important
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Are you inferring Metzitzah b'peh?

"Following the circumcision, the mohel takes a sip of wine and quickly removes the blood from the penis through the wine, using his mouth. He then spits the mixture out."

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:14 | 3715724 lakecity55
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Chalkie doesn't spit it out. He swallows. Gallons of it.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 21:01 | 3716092 Croesus
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Now THAT's a job that sucks......

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:12 | 3715478 ebworthen
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No, only thing going down will be the % they cover; 80%, then 70%, then 60%, then...

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:50 | 3715852 machineh
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'Shared responsibility,' fuck that.

I didn't agree to any such thing.

And neither did anyone else I know.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:38 | 3716026 eatthebanksters
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Where is John Galt?

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 21:42 | 3716222 Iam_Silverman
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"Where is John Galt?"

<rhetorically>   Who?

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:14 | 3715498 nmewn
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Oh thank you King O'Barry, most merciful.

May I bow and kiss your ring now?

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:21 | 3715534 onewayticket2
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good.  it gives us more time to outsource more employees to get under the threshold.  Congrats India.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:56 | 3715668 nmewn
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Anybody seen this?

Glenn Greenwald- “I think what the Obama administration wants and has been trying to establish for almost five years now with the unprecedented war on whistle-blowers that it is waging is to make it so that everybody is petrified of coming forward with information about what our political officials are doing in the dark that is deceitful, illegal or corrupt. They don’t care about Edward Snowden at this point. He can no longer do anything that that he hasn’t already done… What they care about is making an extremely negative example out of him to intimidate future whistleblowers from coming forward because they’ll think they’re going to end up like him. That’s their objective.”

And this...his "roomates" laptop was stolen...

"There was report that a laptop of yours was stolen from your apartment I think you may have said that is that true do you have any idea who has a laptop.

No I -- talked to my partner about sending him encrypted files -- days later his laptop was stolen from our house we have no idea of -- -- -- anything but we just knows don't have nothing else was are you Leo and it's a scandal a lot more school due to do it now."

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:40 | 3716033 eatthebanksters
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Right out of the 'Tyrants Rulebook'

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:17 | 3715514 seek
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No, it means they figured out that this bastard child of fascism and communism is going to hit the working poor so hard that it will cost them the next election, even if the election is rigged in their favor.

I've talked to nearly a half-dozen single mothers in the past four months that were making ~20K/year. Every one of them was aware that O-care was going to fuck them over and their best-case scenario was paying the penalty without getting any care for it. Rest assured today's announcement is only one of many backpedaling moves ahead of 2016, and I'm pretty sure they'll push out the 2014 penalty taxes until 2017.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:25 | 3715555 Meat Hammer
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Next election meaning the 2014 congressional

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:39 | 3715607 wee-weed up
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Maybe our military will give Obama an ultimatum - like in Egypt.

Yeah, yeah, I know... Obama's filled all the high ranks with perfumed generals with no balls.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:50 | 3715643 NotApplicable
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Well, you sure are a lucky bastard.

I've always wanted my own military.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:55 | 3715661 Not Too Important
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Are you talking about the US military sent to assist the Muslim Brotherhood with riot contol?

Or the Russian military that Obama is bringing into the US for riot control here:

Remember the problem the Pentagon and DHS had finding enough active military and recruits that were willing to fire on unarmed civilians if ordered?

Problem solved, and they don't even need to bring their own 2 billion hollow points with them. It's all here waiting.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:47 | 3716046 mofreedom
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dont take much to hedge against purfumed balls, just MAN SIZED BALLS...sometimes we wait for the enemy to come to us...which they inevetiably do.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 21:22 | 3716157 Freddie
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MIC has always been in control with the elites.  Filled with pu*sies like Petreaus.   Look at Jim Morrison's old man Admiral Morrison who witnessed LBJ's fake shit in the Gulf of Tonkin which then cost 55,000+ American boys lives.  Or MIC selling out the USS Liberty crew with Lydon Bagel Johnstein.

Our military and the cowardly Joint Chiefs?  LOL!  The Egyptian Army would help American citizens out before these pension chasing AHs cowards.  They also like all that skanky Lebanese spy poon with lovely IRish names.  These whores hang out the cheesy country club near McDill AFB in Tampa.  What cowards. 

Just like young (General) Douglas McArthur who fired on Bonus veterans from WW 1 asking for benefits. McArthur was assisted by young Ike and Patton.   I guess this is how they all made general.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:36 | 3715594 Bob Sacamano
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They pay the penalty and just go to the emergency room for all the care they need - a bargain.  Same as now except for the penalty part.  Repeal Obamacare.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:58 | 3715881 machineh
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... and the simpering bitch with his oogabooga name on it.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:22 | 3715542 asteroids
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This is a political move. They don't want the  clusterfuck exposed before the 2014 mid-term elections. Obozo is a fucking coward.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:44 | 3715847 twh99
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He may have delayed this in the hope of saving some Dem bacon.  However he may have just screwed Hillary in 2016.  Unless of course he tries to delay it again, but by then everyone will be in full panic mode.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:01 | 3715894 machineh
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Nancy Putalosi: lick my balls, halfwit whore.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:57 | 3716069 jbvtme
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imagine the snapshots the nsa has in pelosi's file? 

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 21:24 | 3716168 eatthebanksters
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I heard there are a couple of donkeys and a horse that get excited when she comes around...

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 21:26 | 3716173 Freddie
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The other f**ks working overtime saving O on his (attempted) amnesty, Benghazi, Snowden and more are McCain, Rubio, Flake, Graham, Hatch and the other amnesty RINOs.   Evil one party govt.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:26 | 3715561 outofideas
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No it means they don't have to deal with the fallout at midterm elections.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:31 | 3715579 bjfish
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Tue, 07/02/2013 - 22:05 | 3716330 Serenity Now
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I've had a feeling for a while now that Obamacare simply will not be implemented.  Almost half the states have refused to set up the exchanges, businesses aren't prepared, the gov failed to implement the provisions that were supposed to take effect immediately....the whole thing is falling apart.  

It may have been DOA all along.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:01 | 3715447 SheepDog-One
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What a clusterfuck.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:46 | 3715469 francis_sawyer
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We need to pose for a "Miss Lube Rack" calendar so we can see what's really IN this proposal...

<== [FLAKMEISTER 'therapy' button, here...]

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:15 | 3715503 McMolotov
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The level of incompetence is staggering but to be expected. Obama was obviously one of those kids who'd call "do over" fifty times during a pick-up game of basketball.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:22 | 3715538 AssFire
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No doubt, he was heard screaming "do over" at Reggie Love repeatedly until he left DC.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:25 | 3715549 McMolotov
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Between that mental image and the Hillary "yeast" comment on another thread, I now need some brain bleach.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:56 | 3715666 Not Too Important
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Whiner. That's the 'yeast' of your problems.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 21:25 | 3716169 eatthebanksters
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Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:02 | 3715450 Cognitive Dissonance
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Does that mean the insurance companies will delay their relentless premium increases?

<Yeah........I didn't think so.>

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 22:36 | 3716462 island
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My premiums are slated to double - based on my carrier's filings with the state insurance office. 

The average Jack and Jill who buy insurance on their own aren't going to know what hit them.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:03 | 3715453 ghengis86
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What a bunch of sheep fuckers...can't even get fascism and tyranny right

What CAN'T Obozo and his cronies fuck up?

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:07 | 3715472 blindman
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what we need is a government that can fuck up fraudulent

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:23 | 3715545 nasa
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What mistake?   This was in the script long ago. Welcome to the NWO

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:52 | 3715653 NotApplicable
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Cue Urkel's "Did I do thaaaaat?"

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:26 | 3715998 Midas
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he's already got the mom jeans.  Does anyone know where Banzai is?

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:04 | 3715458 NOTW777
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fail forward - remember all the promises - it will reduce the deficit, it will reduce healthcare costs, everyone will be covered, you don't have to leave your current plan, its definitely NOT a tax - HA all lies

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 22:37 | 3716468 island
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Yep.  The UNaffordable (and unavailable) Care Act.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 23:18 | 3716595 zerozulu
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You never know. This country can go upside down from inside out.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:05 | 3715461 NOTW777
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the obama exchanges will NEVER happen

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:58 | 3715675 Not Too Important
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The insurance companies are all bankrupt. Their CMBS and RMBS is completely worthless. Something has to happen.

It won't work, whatever happens, but something will be done to extend and pretend.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 22:40 | 3716477 island
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The ARE happening.  Unfortunately.

Here's my question:  Why wasn't anything done to make health care costs FAIR?   Why should the exact same procedure, done in the exact same office, performed by the exact same goon, cost $1750 (for the uninsured) and $530 (for an insured)?  



Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:06 | 3715467 blindman
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it is all about fraudulent induction,
all of it, and it is not your friend, friend.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:06 | 3715470 EmmittFitzhume
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Odds are Obama will push it out another year until he's long gone with this disaster in someone else's lap.  

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:07 | 3715473 ebworthen
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What does this mean?

"We are sorry, your life saving surgery for _______ will be delayed until 201_."

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:10 | 3715484 blindman
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government runs on voluntary compliance because they
know they cannot do or afford actual enforcement.
get it? voluntary compliance rules the world!
this is why the mind control shit is so funded and
important to "leadership".

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:10 | 3715486 buzzsaw99
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makes me want to start up a company :snark:

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:18 | 3715969 machineh
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Undertaking looks like a growth industry.

After enough soylent green, you don't even need to embalm them.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:12 | 3715490 ebworthen
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This also means that .gov is giving the Corporatocracy another year to move full-time employees to 30 hrs./week or less.

Part-time EBT nation; Forward!

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:16 | 3715513 Debeachesand Je...
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You are absolutely correct in that assumption.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:29 | 3715573 Beam Me Up Scotty
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And thats the only way a medium sized business with more than 50 employees will be able to survive (and maybe they still won't survive).  No way you can afford to give everyone health insurance without raising prices BIG TIME.  There IS NOT ENOUGH MARGIN LEFT OVER AT THE END OF THE YEAR TO PAY FOR IT ALL!!  Wait until restaurants are forced to raise their prices 30 or 40% to offset all of these costs.  And thats just restaurants.  All that will be left will be the ones making burger out of horse, and rice out of plastic.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:47 | 3715632 BurningFuld
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As an independent business owner in Canada I would just like to say that I am really glad I'm in fucking Canada. Good luck my friends.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:59 | 3715676 Not Too Important
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I think you're jumping the gun there, my friend. This toilet bowl covers all of North America.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:19 | 3715972 machineh
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He's got no gun to jump in Canada, comrade.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 21:51 | 3716259 Freddie
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Guess who's border we will be running across to escape the FEMA camps?  ;-)  

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:41 | 3716015 Manipuflation
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Great point EB.  I am seeing that too.  I am salaried but I have to cover more and more hours these days which is really fucking with my getting out to large commercial customers.  The moronic GM says "well just call them on the phone".  In my line of work you will never get the big accounts if you just telemarket them.  Does anyone really answer their phone anymore anyway unless they really need something?  NO.  Then the Obama loving dipshit wonders why my sales numbers are down.  It's because I am doing fucking retail counter sales so he can save $30 on the P&L a day and lose thousands on the large volume sales.  Standing on dollars to pick up dimes.    

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:13 | 3715491 Ignatius
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I'm not signing up.  It's a private product.  Fuck 'em.

Think the ACLU will take my case?

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:59 | 3715678 Not Too Important
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Only if you're gay.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:19 | 3715743 Taffy Lewis
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Ignatius, when I was in the H&R Block office in April the nice lady doing my taxes showed me at the bottom of my computerized tax form a "courtesy" entry of what my Obamacare penalty would be for my 2014 filing, which was 10% of my gross adjustable income.

As a Kansan, I apologize for the existence of Kathleen Syphilis (as she is so fondly called here).


Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:36 | 3715808 Legolas
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Are you a minority?

Are you affiliated with LGBXT....QRSTUV (whatever it is today)?


If so, yes, they will take your case.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:43 | 3715843 kchrisc
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The FEMA camps will.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:13 | 3715496 1100-TACTICAL-12
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" We have listend to your feedback and are taking action"

No you ain't or you sumbitches would be jumping off a cliff en masse...

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:16 | 3715507 whisperin
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They desperately needed this to get past the 2014 mid term elections!!!

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:16 | 3715510 XitSam
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Obama himself said 'Obamacare' instead of 'ACA' at least twice during the Romney debates, the least Treasury could do is honor the great leader the way he honors himself.

Is this part of Obamacare law or regulation?  Can they legally do this extension? (Not that they care what a law says.)

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:18 | 3715519 dominating
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Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:18 | 3715520 TrustWho
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Freaking unbelievable, the democrats passed this legislation in 2009. After 5 years, they are unprepared.


Second, how can the tax office ignore a law in a nation purported to be a nation of laws?

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:24 | 3715550 suteibu
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That whole notion of "according to law" is bullshit.  What laws?  The ones they write and interpret for their own benefit.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:41 | 3715614 nmewn
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He makes sure to fill out his fucking basketball bracket and take five vacations per year though!!!

Priorities bitchez!

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:01 | 3715679 Not Too Important
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The $100 million trip to Africa didn't include the cost of two full carrier task forces following him and the Wookie around.


Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:46 | 3716044 nmewn
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A hundred million bucks would have paid for a lot of fireworks exhibitions that were cancelled due to...gasp!!!...sequestration...aka austerity.

The community organizing/King philosopher (gag) has his priorities always at the forefront of his thoughts...not anyone elses.

I understand he pledged SEVEN BILLION dollars over ten years in electrical upgrades to the entire continent of Africa...which seemed surprising as its not his tax money.

Leaving aside the small fact of appropriaitng monies is not within his scope of power to do...apparently he's been dumpster diving at the old Solyndra plant and will outfit the entirety of Africa with barely used solar panels (lol) which is sure to keep them paupers for generations to come.

Always lookin out for da bruthas ;-)

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:52 | 3715654 Winston Churchill
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Even the Democrats realize they have too far, too fast.

Obozocare is about to get a late term abortion. Which is only fitting as it

was a mutant conception at best.

Delay my arse.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:52 | 3715656 Arbysauce
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We've come a long way, baby. Ship of fools sailing to where? The fools don't know.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:08 | 3715696 lakecity55
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but wait! chalkie told us

we're so bad off even bananas are laughing at the nsdap/ussa

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:26 | 3715995 machineh
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Then Roberts told us it WAS a tax.

How's the 69 with Chalkie, Johnny boy?

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 23:29 | 3716627 Kprime
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tax on, tax off

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:27 | 3715771 Fistfull of wor...
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Nation of Laws

GM / Chrysler Bond Holders

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:55 | 3715871 Goldilocks
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Do You Believe In Magic - The Lovin' Spoonful - Lyrics (2:10)

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 21:01 | 3716093 NeedtoSecede
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They have been too busy NOT passing a budget...

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:39 | 3715535 SIOP
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I now work in Health IT and I can tell you its not only the financial part that is WAY behind, the reporting of everyone's health care records is also a complete disaster.(understatement)

I feel so sorry for all the small health care providers out there that HAVE TO spend big bucks in software in order to comply with the obamacare requirements.  If there are any software guys out there looking for a job, learn HL7 processing and you WILL find a job, no problem.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:33 | 3715794 Hubbs
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Spot on. 3 years ago I was told by my accountant that I had to pony up $65,000 over the next 6 years to pay for EMR in order to qualify for Medicare payments etc.

So after about a year, my rising overhead and various other government induced screwups made me close my private  practice of 16 years. Now I am stuck with $1,334.38 monthly payments on this EMR for several more years.

Next Gen software, along with the dozens of other software companies, lobbied Congress to require implementation of EMR which would expedite and facilitate the exchange of medical information, improve care etc etc.

Of course all these software companies have programs that don't communicate with each other's  medical records , at least outside the major medical centers. The day to day exchange of health care information is a mess.

In fact ,I am currently being sued because I  could not find copies of a guy's shoulder x-ray , neither the report or the actual x-ray , despite numerous notes on the chart that I, after a long and frustrating search, was unable to locate either the x-ray or the report from a neighboring hospital in NC.  In th old days, the hard copy films woujl have been brought with the patient, because there would be no "assumption"  that  x-rays could be assessed electronically.

Of course, if I ordered new repeat x-fays,  then I am determined to be wasteful.

In my opinion, still no harm done, because he needed a shoulder replacement for a bad fracture anyway, but that won't stop an ignorant lawyer in the yellow pages from filing a suit.

Meanwhile,  like the banks did with their POS home mortage securitization, Nextgen sold my 6 year contract to Key Bank, NY.

So now, if I want any service from Next Gen, I can't even find a number to's not on their website. And they don't care. "Fuck you doctor, we got our money! " Of course, their software in my opinion was a POS. I even asked the trainer, a big fat slob who sat slouched out  in my office with a big wad of chewing rolling off his lip while he played with his cell phone 90% of the time, was this a "Beta system" because it was so unwieldly and crude.

Of course, I am hounded by Key Bank for every cent of the money from the contract after having missed payment deadlines in the chaos that ensued from having to close my practice in NC and relocate, now corralled as an employed surgeon by a hospital, but waiting to feel the first cattle prod jolt.    Mooo  moooo.

This is just another example of the government meddling. I never in a million years would have bought this software  unless the govt had not been putting a gun to my head.

These software companies know that they can sell us a POS because we have to buy something, and have lobbied Congress.

Congress doesn't give a shit about my or the middle class's  health care problems, because these enjoy cadillac health care coverage.


Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:41 | 3715833 Colonel Walter ...
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Sorry to hear Hubbs.

All government really knows how to do is quash small business that tries to comply. We will all end up working for Wall Street backed enterprises (for minimum wage) or be working in the soon to be coming massive black market. It seems to be how Spain is working through its train wreck of a government.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:04 | 3715907 kchrisc
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Sorry to hear that you are still paying these scumbags.

Get a lawyer to agree to a fixed fee bankruptcy filing fee and file. You can then stop paying these scumbags for the next year or two, and maybe even 3. Use the money that you would be using to pay them to buy PMs. Keep careful track of their "collection" efforts and if they so much as leave a dot off an I, sue them--each and every time. This will also delay things.

You will probably not "WIN" but will grow your stack of PMs which will probably grow in value over the next few years and  the odds are good that the TP, I mean dollar, will implode in that time-frame as well.

You need to fight their fraud and crime with fire.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 21:00 | 3716076 Bear
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Thank you for this story. I wish every single office practioner in the nation could hear your story. I think you have exposed the tip of a Titanic iceberg that will sink the ship of state and will sink to the bottom of our global sea along with a cacophony of federal regulations and incompetency to implement their end of the bargain.  Whatever the Feds touch is destroyed and primarily by the average $125,000 Federal employee who could not keep a job in the real world and is more akin to the hoard from World War Z.

NSA, if you are listening - good ... I am the Bear 

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:21 | 3715537 Frank N. Beans
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Can't they just get the NSA to monitor compliance? 

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 21:52 | 3716264 Freddie
Freddie's picture

As soon as they find their former contractor.  Where's Waldo?

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:22 | 3715541 Meat Hammer
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Economic destruction delayed until 2015.  Ok, got it.

Maybe the DHS graduating classes aren't quite up to snuff yet.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:30 | 3715576 forwardho
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The wreckage will be pushed back one year so as to not affect the 2014 midterms.

Any other reason stated is complete BS.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:24 | 3715548 Fox-Scully
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The ACA is actually the UCA--Unaffordable Care Act

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:25 | 3715551 viator
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"Obamacare Employer Mandate, "Shared Responsibility Payments" Delayed Until 2015" or until after the 2014 election, whichever comes first.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:28 | 3715568 FiatFapper
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Hypnotic power words = shared, responsibility, affordable, care

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:29 | 3715571 Xibalba
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I'm sure the plan will be just as fluid as a boot on the face

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:29 | 3715575 Robert of Ottawa
Robert of Ottawa's picture

Well, that get's it past the 2014 congressional elections

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:30 | 3715577 F. Bastiat
F. Bastiat's picture

Hussein Obama is a delusional marxist.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:32 | 3715580 surf0766
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He is just a marxist..  And you are a great man  Bastiat

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:30 | 3716003 machineh
machineh's picture

He is a vacuum. He is whatever the teleprompter tells him he is.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:37 | 3715598 Sid James
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Snowden on his way to Venezuela? Media rife with story.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:39 | 3715605 WTFUD
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This Oscama feller in the ShiteHouse makes Ed Silliband look articulate.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:02 | 3715615 Yen Cross
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    I would love to see the addendums attached to that one year deferral. Something like, "You waive any and all RIGHTS to dispute the legality of the 'affordable care act', retroactively or in the future."

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:46 | 3715629 observer007
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Snowden to Boliva


Bolivian minister: President Morales' plane rerouted to Austria on suspicion Snowden on board.


latest News:

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:52 | 3715655 wisehiney
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I coming to join you Snowden. You be Butch, I'll be Sundance. Bring it MOFO's!

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:04 | 3715685 Not Too Important
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Butch Cassidy lived to a ripe ol' age in the US:

Fact or fiction? Only Leonard Nimoy knows for sure!

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:47 | 3715635 Seasmoke
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Doesn't effect the public takers. And just about everyone else will be pushed to 29 hours.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:55 | 3715662 QQQBall
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Just to review, what has Obomber really accomplished in 4.5 years in office?

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:20 | 3715750 surf0766
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The movement from a U.S. socialist country to a U.S. marxist country. When the government guarantees everything , it's called communism.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:31 | 3715784 The Wedge
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Well, where to begin. He has accomplished so much it's hard to put it in words.



  1. Doubled down on Keynesian idiocy.
  2. Proudly signed the "affordable" care act. Call it whatever you want it's just a shit sandwich with a piece of lettuce.
  3. Prosecutes more whistle blowers than any other administration....combined.
  4. Most transparent administration ever?
  5. True if by transparent you mean opaque. Spoken more lies per sentence than any other president...ever.
  6. Successfully turned government into la cosa nostra.
  7. Brought revolution to the middle east with the help of Google and Facebook and directly responsible for about a million deaths from Egypt to Syria. Way to go!


That's what I could come up with in 5 minutes. I'm sure others can add to the glorious list.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:55 | 3715663 PubliusTacitus
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Joke president makes joke political move to delay impending disaster from joke legislation.


Get rid of this asshole.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:03 | 3715683 lakecity55
lakecity55's picture

get some egyptians over here. they will rid us of the motherfucker.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:22 | 3715981 Manipuflation
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LC55, but what good would that do?  There are thousands more who are just as bad ready to replace him.  The banks own them all.  I have seen it with my own eyes.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:10 | 3715704 One And Only
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Obama is a nigger. Nancy Pelosi is a fucking cunt, and Harry Reid must've had a stroke to make him so fucking stupid.

Thanks for FUCKING UP our healthcare system. You are all cunty fucks and pieces of shit.

I am fucking disgusted you are the mouthpiece for the public you lying fucks.

Obama please stay in Africa.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:42 | 3715837 jomama
jomama's picture

i had to mentally downshift twice to finish the first sentence.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:30 | 3716001 blindman
blindman's picture

"white niggers" , by blindman
"what has become of the "white niggers", have they lost their
these assholes who think they are white are rampant and ubiquitous,
funny shit heads who like to think of themselves as
"capitalists" , "socialists" and what not. financial philosophers climbing on
the shoulders of genocidists and plundering pirates who have
earned their salt and bequeathed it to them, specifically, due to
their correct and ever abiding faith in the system of "whiny whitey",
the root term of lobbying I believe."
there, a poem for the day. ^tm

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 20:51 | 3716056 gtb
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I was gonna say truer words have never been spoken about obama and pelosi...but then I remembered I've called them by those exact same names just about every day for the last five years.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:11 | 3715710 blindman
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[KR465] Keiser Report: Dumb Luck, Wash Trading & Gold Suppression (ft. Jim Rogers)
Posted on July 2, 2013 by Stacy Herbert
01 July 2013
Gold Daily and Silver Weekly Charts - Non-Farm Payrolls on Friday
"...I remember, about twenty years ago, landing in Ottawa. As I came up to passport control, I handed over my paper driver's license with no picture.

"Have you no passport? Is this how you come into a foreign country?" the official asked, holding up my piece of paper with an obvious disdain. "Yes sir I do, and I am very sorry for this. But I did not think to bring it, because since my earliest days growing up not all that far from the Niagara border, I have always considered Canada like a second home."

And with an incredulous laugh at my cheek, and a sweeping wave of his hand, he let me through. That would probably not work so well these days, but this is a true story. "
jca ..
..." ..They have been weighed, and are found wanting." jca ....
re ..happy talk band ..."niagra falls" alex mcmurray
wish I had a readily available link.

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:14 | 3715723 blindman
Tue, 07/02/2013 - 19:11 | 3715711 FiatFapper
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How much do asthmatic americans pay for their ventolin?

Curious to know how much you get fleeced by your corrupt system.

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