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Old 09-20-2019, 09:21 PM   #19051 (permalink)
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So people who are making $20 or more an hour are also uninsured?
About 90% of insurance still leaves you with thousands of dollars in medical debt when you need to cash in.

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The legal U.S. population is (roughly) 329,513,047 at the moment. Therefore, the vast majority of people are well above minimum wage, no? This is based on what your showing me AND what I've already shown you.
"Most Americans aren't even slaves! This slavery problem that you keep whining about is simply melodramatic."
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Old 09-20-2019, 09:21 PM   #19052 (permalink)
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Old 09-20-2019, 09:23 PM   #19053 (permalink)
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About 90% of insurance still leaves you with thousands of dollars in medical debt when you need to cash in.
And thus it all comes back to my original comment that started this on Denmark. Why reinvent the wheel when the Nordic model makes everyone happy and still provides the benefits of a capitalistic society?

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"Most Americans aren't even slaves! This slavery problem that you keep whining about is simply melodramatic."
I've suggested solutions to these problems before. I'm just pointing out that the vast majority of Americans don't share this burn-down-everything mentality precisely because they've done okay for themselves. If you really want to get nihilistic about it, all living things are slaves whether they think they are happy or not.
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Old 09-20-2019, 09:24 PM   #19054 (permalink)
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So people who are making $20 or more an hour are also uninsured?



The legal U.S. population is (roughly) 329,513,047 at the moment. Therefore, the vast majority of people are well above minimum wage, no? This is based on what your showing me AND what I've already shown you.
Under $11 is dead broke all the time everywhere

Under $15 is dead broke anywhere worth living

One trip to the dentist, one ****ed up transmission, one broken bone away from below zero - that’s what it ****ing means and over time it catches everyone

You get sick you got no sick days you can’t afford the doctor you get sicker you have to work anyway so you get sicker still your car breaks down you get older you sprain your ankle start walking crooked hurt your back get strep throat

What the **** world are ****ing living in? You don’t know **** how it is
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Old 09-20-2019, 09:25 PM   #19055 (permalink)
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And thus it all comes back to my original comment that started this on Denmark. Why reinvent the wheel when the Nordic model makes everyone happy and still provides the benefits of a capitalistic society?
Idk, but trying to explain away issues by saying that it only affects a minority reeks of uninformed privilege.

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I'm just pointing out that the vast majority of Americans don't share this burn-down-everything mentality precisely because they've done okay for themselves.
We're well aware that Americans are selfish and short-sighted morons.
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So people who are making $20 or more an hour are also uninsured?



The legal U.S. population is (roughly) 329,513,047 at the moment. Therefore, the vast majority of people are well above minimum wage, no? This is based on what your showing me AND what I've already shown you.

Your chart's data also has no actual reference points for how many millions any of those demographics represent. It doesn't gel with actual data out there.
all workers 42%

That’s pretty goddamn clear to me
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Idk, but trying to explain away issues by saying that it only affects a minority reeks of uninformed privilege.
Extremely uninformed
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Under $11 is dead broke all the time everywhere

Under $15 is dead broke anywhere worth living

One trip to the dentist, one ****ed up transmission, one broken bone away from below zero - that’s what it ****ing means and over time it catches everyone

You get sick you got no sick days you can’t afford the doctor you get sicker you have to work anyway so you get sicker still your car breaks down you get older you sprain your ankle start walking crooked hurt your back get strep throat

What the **** world are ****ing living in? You don’t know **** how it is
Lol dude, I've been down there. I get it, but I just can't be nihilistic about it.

One of the big reasons there's been a pushback against Sanders in favor of Warren right now is because there are millions and millions of people who are happy with the insurance plans their workplaces provide or plans they negotiated on their own. They want the ACA to be "improved" rather than have something like Medicare For All. That's reality for the majority across all demographics above that 2.3%.
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Ant, your stat specified only people making exactly at or below minimum wage. After I got my first raise at BK after six months and was making $7.35 an hour does that make me one of your success stories?
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Lol dude, I've been down there. I get it, but I just can't be nihilistic about it.

One of the big reasons there's been a pushback against Sanders in favor of Warren right now is because there are millions and millions of people who are happy with the insurance plans their workplaces provide or plans they negotiated on their own. That's the actual reality.
Those are what we refer to as uncle tom mother****ers.
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