Broken Promises – ObamaCare

Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers decided that on the 5th Anniversary of #ObamaCare (Affordable Care Act) that she would take to Facebook and ask for ObamaCare horror stories. What she got something completely different.

The Republican solution to th Afordable Care Act? Let people drown in debt, clutter our emergency rooms, and die from lack of coverage due to pre-existing conditions. No thanks, “Congresswoman”. Some of us care more about our fellow Americans than trying to bash the President. Keep trying to scare your followers with phony horror stories, though. ;-)

My whole family now has coverage. The ACA is the cause for this, I work in health care, I have seen the increase in covered patients first hand. The next step is universal coverage, this will truly lower costs and provide the best care. Cathy, you barely work, spend most of your time catering to special interests so you can be re-elected.. All while receiving a large wage and the best health insurance and care. Stop telling us how it doesn’t work while enjoying your tax payer funded care and life.

My premiums have not increased, my hours have not been reduced and I know a couple of people who were able to get medical care through insurance rather than going to an emergency room. Taxes are no more difficult than they have ever been.

It’s the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Everyone likes the Patient protection part of the law. It has saved peoples lives and stopped insurance companies from dropping people and refusing to cover them. No republican plan has the patient protection part and the American consumer will not stand for a change in that aspect of the law. Instead of just criticizing the law why not work to amend the parts that need to be fixed and do so in order to serve the needs of the american public. Is it so hard to do the right thing?

It’s working fine – you and your Republican cohorts aren’t.

OBAMA care definitely works FOR me I love it.

And now my daughter, diagnosed with MS at age 22, can have insurance. What do you plan to do with her?

My story is that I once knew 7 people who couldn’t get health insurance. Now they all have it, thanks to the ACA and President Obama, and their plans are as good as the one my employer provides–and they pay less for them. Now, that’s not the kind of story you want to hear. You want to hear made-up horror stories. I don’t know anyone with one of those stories.

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Mo’ne Davis – a great person in the making

mone-davisMo’ne Davis is a Little League baseball pitcher. She has gotten some attention because she can throw the baseball very well. Oh, did I mention that she is a she?! I don’t follow Little League baseball because I think that Little League is taken way too seriously. I don’t think that it should be televised by ESPN. I think we need to let kids be kids. Play ball without the added pressure.

Anyway, Disney announced that they were going to make a movie about her life. (Good for her!!) Bloomberg University baseball player Joey Casselberry decided to do what young kids do,. He tweeted his thoughts. “Disney is making a movie about Mo’ne Davis? WHAT A JOKE. That slut got rocked by Nevada.” Bloomberg University kicked little Joey off the baseball team. What did Mo’ne do?

Mo’ne Davis, age 13, took the high road and wrote an email to the President of Bloomberg University. She said, “While I admit I was pretty hurt when I read his comments, I felt sad that he was dismissed from the team…. I am sure Joey Casselberry has worked very hard to get where he is and dreams of playing in the major leagues. For this reason, I’m asking you to please allow him back on the team so that he can continue to chase his dream. He made one dumb mistake. I’m sure he would go back and change it if he could.” She went on to ask if he be reinstated with the team. What a great young lady!!!

Casselberry has apologized. The University president has responded. He praised Ms. Davis’ thoughtfulness. He also stated that he would look into reinstating Mr. Casselberry.