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Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.

Health Care Insurance: Thinking Outside the Box

October 2nd, 2009 Viewed 2018 times, 1 so far today

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In American life there are a number of different “insurances” that one can or has to purchase.

  • Life Insurance: Based on your age and health you are insurance for a certain dollar amount against your death.
  • Auto Insurance: Based on the car’s age and replacement value, you are insurance a certain dollar amount against damage or loss of your vehicle.
  • Home Owner’s/Renter’s Insurance: Based on the replacement value of your house and its contents, you insure a certain dollar amount against loss or destruction.
  • Health Insurance: Companies and groups bind together to give insurance to employees based on the risk pool that they are in, and pay a combination of premiums, copays, coinsurance to pay for routine and emergency trips to the doctor.

So why is it that one part of the insurance industry works differently than every other?

Florida Democrat Claims To Know GOP Health Plan

October 1st, 2009 Viewed 1972 times, 1 so far today

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On Tuesday night, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) brought three poster boards with what he claimed was the Republican plan for health care.  It had three points—though someone should have reviewed them before he presented them, as #2 was just a lead in to #3 and should have been #2.

In any case, the plan he presented was as follows:

  1. Don’t Get Sick
  2. Die Quickly

How the Health Care Mess Could All Go Away

September 8th, 2009 Viewed 1608 times, 1 so far today

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Let it never be said that I don’t try to be helpful.

After giving this whole thing careful thought, I think that the easiest way that President Obama could get out of this whole mess about health care is to propose a unique solution.  But not just any solution, but a few solutions—and the way that he could present it would make even the conservative stand up and take notice.

MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.