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'Massive Giveaway to Health Insurance CEOs': Democratic COBRA Plan Denounced as Costly Taxpayer Gift to For-Profit Industry

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/05/13/massive-giveaway-health-insurance-ceos-democratic-cobra-plan-denounced-costly

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This is why Pelosi has to go… YES, she owns tRump, but the continual kowtowing to the Insurance industry and the 1% is beyond pale.

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In the American system, any help for average wage slaves must come in the form of corporate subsidies.

CARES Act fun fact (courtesy of The Atlantic):
“Conditions explicitly attached to the bulk of the CARES loans are weak: a ban on stock buybacks, executive-pay limits, and moratoria on layoffs and evictions only last a year, and can be waived at Mnuchin’s discretion.”

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I could easily have predicted who Pelosi is really looking out for in the midst of this crisis. Yet to the mainstream blinded democrats and identity politicos - she is a great, powerful woman. Yea, she’s got power but we know who she uses it for.

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Pelosi attained her power by corruption and continues to maintain it through…CORRUPTION!

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When the speaker of the house makes a move like this we can, with 100% confidence, be assured she doesn’t give a damn about The health of uninsured citizens and cares much more about enriching the insurance industry while throwing a comparatively minuscule $1200 for the rest of us. For folks who have lost their jobs, that might pay for rent and a bag of groceries while the industry will reap rewards long after the health crisis is over. Absolute sell out and despicable.

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As usual Ms Republicon lite “off the table” Pelosi, the so-called house
“leadership” harpy, is not leading! Pelosi is a Clinton/Obama fraud who actually is working against the possible defeat and removal of the malignant existential threat trump regime with her constant betrayals and service to wealth and corporate interests; that is NO freakin way to build a coalition to win any election, especially infuriating in one so critical!

Pelosi must be removed as she is clearly ruled by increasing dementia and betrayals, along with uncle Joe “credit card fraud” Biden, working against the 99% and coming election to serve her narrow interests - lobbyists? insurance scam CEO’s? WTF?? - although she has never been a leader for the 99% or working people her entire damn career/tenures, only undermined our interests! feckless cow!

Pelosi OUT! Money OUT! Bernie IN!

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Biden and the Democrats are wildly lucky to have such an opposition as Trump and his repellent Nazified Republican party, since a move such as this would cost them the election otherwise. They may still lose, but many people will be too frightened by what is going on that they will hold their nose and vote Democratic.

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Listen:

WHAT RECONSTRUCTION AND THE NEW DEAL CAN TEACH US ABOUT WHAT COMES AFTER THE PANDEMIC PRESIDENCY

~https://theintercept.com/2020/05/13/what-reconstruction-and-the-new-deal-can-teach-us-about-what-comes-after-the-pandemic-presidency/

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These “Taxpayer gifts” to large Corporations and lobbyists via the COVID support package are the main reason the USA spends twice as much as a percentage of GDP as Canada on a relief package and why even spending exponentially more per capita, the working class still ends up with less.

The entire for profit health care system (where the USA spends almost twice the GDP percentage as Canada on health care with poorer results) is another example of that process at work. The vaunted “Free market” where it claimed that for profit Corporations are more efficient and more effective then Governments , is an absolute lie. The US model is the neo-liberal wet dream. Shovel all of the wealth to the 1 percent and it will trickle down.

Governments the world over including here in Canada have been shifting towards that model and this will lead to disaster the world over and lead to the one percent owning 99 percent of everything.

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Crony capitalism enriching the rich and 30% and giving the 70% enough to give to It the 30%

Basically paying companies to downsize their workforce and have the remaining employees pick up the slack. And we should be happy we have that job?

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Yes, this might be a preview of what we can expect from a Biden administration.

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To be fair, Schumer did promise a few days ago that the Democrats would be “Ruse-eveltian”.

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I resent them for filling me with such hate.

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It’s a pretty basic concept, eliminate the middle men and save everyone money. Medicare for All is the sensible solution. The only problem is that the CORRUPT Democrats would lose a source their precioussssss bribes. The Democrats have become Gollum come to life chasing a gold ring (corporate cash) that they would literally kill for now. They have lost their souls. And they are supposedly the party of the people. Actually I guess they are in the sense that corporations are legally people now.

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Isn’t it time the Democrats were recognized for what they do, and not what they say? They’re nothing more than the other Republican Party, only with packaging that fools a different demographic.

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Unfortunately, we have to realize that this is Biden’s “solution” too

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Chuckles was probably referring to the part of Roosevelt that got got diseased and then Atrophied.

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