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Poll: What Do You Think of Obamacare Decision?

Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senators release reactions to the ruling.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Affordable Care Act, known colloquially as "Obamacare," upholding the constitutionality of the act in a ruling Thursday morning, according to a report from the Supreme Court website.

Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senators released reactions to the ruling.

Sen. Pat Toomey (R): “I am extremely disappointed. Today’s decision is a jarring blow to our 200-year-old tradition of constitutionally limited government and personal liberty,” Toomey said. “ The Supreme Court’s decision doesn’t change the fact that President Obama’s health care law is a terrible policy that will impose new taxes, increase the cost of health care and cost our country jobs. It is now up to Congress to repeal Obamacare and enact common-sense reforms that will expand access to affordable, quality health care.”

Sen. Bob Casey (D): “The fact that this law was upheld means that Pennsylvanians will not lose their coverage due to preexisting conditions, young adults will be allowed coverage under a parent’s plan and older Americans will not have to face dramatic increases in prescription drug costs.  I will continue to work with other senators to make improvements to the legislation.  Further, there is no doubt that we still confront significant challenges to reducing the cost of healthcare and the only way to address these in the long-run is for Democrats and Republicans to work together.”

What do you think of Obamacare? Tell us in the comments?

Signed into law by President Barack Obama in March 2010. the act aims to, among other things, "... reduce premium costs for working families ... by capping out-of-pocket expenses and requiring preventive care to be fully covered without any out-of-pocket expense." The full text of the act can be viewed here.

Teresa July 07, 2012 at 03:59 AM
After contracting and recovering from chickenpox, as you age, your natural immunity gets "boosted" by coming into contact with infected children, who are recovering from chickenpox. This natural "boosting" of natural immunity to the varicella virus helps protect you from getting shingles later in life. In other words, shingles can be prevented by ordinary contact, such as receiving a hug from a grandchild who is getting or recovering from the chickenpox. But with the advent of the chickenpox vaccine, there is less chickenpox around to provide that natural immune boost for children AND adults. So as chickenpox rates have declined, shingles rates have begun to rise, and there is mounting evidence that an epidemic of shingles is developing in America from the mass, mandatory use of the chickenpox vaccine by all children. Epidemiologists from the CDC are hoping “any possible shingles epidemic associated with the chickenpox VACCINE can be offset by treating adults with a ‘shingles’ VACCINE.” “Using a shingles vaccine to control shingles epidemics in adults would likely fail because adult vaccination programs have rarely proved successful,” said Goldman. (Thanks to the mandatory Chicken Pox Vaccine) “There appears to be no way to avoid a mass epidemic of shingles lasting as long as several generations among adults.”
Teresa July 07, 2012 at 04:07 AM
So let me wrap this all up for you in one tidy little package. The government is in bed with big pharma. They decided to make a chicken pox vaccine MANDATORY so Merck could profit. A mild disease where 99.9 percent of children recover with no complications. Because of this vaccine we now have a "shingles" epidemic. OH, low and behold, now big pharma gets to profit from yet another vaccine!!! Thank you CDC! Meanwhile children who received the chicken pox vaccine are now contracting.......wait for it....wait for it.....CHICKEN POX AND SHINGLES!!!!!! Yes, this is what you can expect from your government. They don't care about YOU! They care about MONEY! That's $$$$$$$$$$ for those of you that are having trouble understanding. Here are the links to my information. Be sure to read the terror stories listed in the comments section. http://harmonyhealth.wordpress.com/2008/02/06/chicken-pox-vaccine-causes-a-dangerous-rise-in-number-of-shingles-cases/ http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/11/02/chicken-pox-vaccine-creates-shingles-epidemic.aspx And then have a great time looking at this chart. Again, showing that OUR GOVERNMENT is in need of reform, not health insurance companies! http://www.intellectualtakeout.org/library/chart-graph/outlays-beneficiaries-medicare-vs-private-insurance
Daniel Pipes July 07, 2012 at 10:12 AM
Rosemary B... Funny how this court takes away our Personal Choice and one of the best healthcare plans in the area is BlueCross Personal Choice. lol. Everyone better get their wallets out. HOW CAN A POOR OR UNEMPLOYED PERSON PAY A (FINE) TAX FOR NOT HAVING HEALTHCARE WHEN THEY CAN'T AFFORD TO BUY IT IN THE FIRST PLACE. Middle class screwed again. Thanks O BLAME O.
Locally Involved July 07, 2012 at 05:32 PM
Just received in this article today and thought I'd share. 3 Health-Care Misconceptions That Never Die http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2012/07/06/3-health-care-misconceptions-that-never-die-.aspx
Jenna Reese July 08, 2012 at 12:52 AM
This is your future http://thegeorgiaguidestones.com/Message.htm

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