But raising children on ,000 a year was most of the time difficult and oftentimes impossible. I found myself borrowing money from one credit card to pay the monthly fee on another credit card, and, when electricity, gas, water, and all of the other housing expenses, including insurance, far exceeded my income, which they generally did, I had to use credit cards to pay for the kids’ ever-growing clothing needs and for food.
Senator B: Well, Greta, I cannot argue with what Senator A has said. Perception is key. The shirt does appear to be blue, navy blue in fact, but it may not be.
The sales man-in-chief held his town hall meeting on health care reform at Northern Virginia Community College, in Annandale, Virginia. It was another high-pressure, all the chips are on the table, sales pitch for Obamacare.
So that’s why I say, this is actually a legitimate debate. I think that we can craft a system in which you’ve got a public option that has to operate independently, not subsidized by taxpayers — it would be nonprofit, but we’ve already got nonprofits out there like BlueCross BlueShield — that they would have to go on the market and get a market price for capital, so they wouldn’t be able to just have the Federal Reserve write them a check. I think there are ways that we can address those competitive issues. And you’re absolutely right, if they’re not entirely addressed, then that raises a set of legitimate problems.
We can’t tell insurance to take everybody if, on the other hand, you’ve got a whole bunch of people who are healthy and young who choose not to get insurance at all, because what ends up happening is then insurance companies are just going to take the people when they get sick. Somebody won’t buy insurance until they find out that they’re sick. Then they go into the insurance office and they say, give me insurance so i can go pay my bill. Insurance companies would lose money pretty quick that way.
President Obama decided to pull a woman out of the audience because she says she has cancer and can’t get insurance. What you didn’t know and according to the Associated Press is that this same woman is a volunteer for Obama’s Organizing for America campaign. It wasn’t a random person, she actually got her tickets from the White House.
NCCU held a meeting over this issue with 850 attendees, but it was so large that 100 others could not fit into the building. Some of those left outdoors made the best of it to listen in on whatever they could.