Bernie Sanders went head to head Tuesday night over Republican plans to repeal and replace Obamacare. Ted Cruz, a 90-minute-long substantive discussion by the two runners-up in the presidential primaries.
Sanders snapped back, saying that without enough money to afford such care, access to it is meaningless.
The ACA replacement proposed by Republicans offers access to coverage, but does not guarantee health services, Sanders said.
“If you are one of 20 million Americans who finally has received health insurance, forget about it – you’re gone”, Sanders said about a potential repeal.
“I was nervous at first”, Hunter said in an interview with McClatchy on Wednesday. “When I got home, I was like, ‘What?” Oh you can’t afford $5m for a house? Sanders again did not attempt to appease the Fort Worth resident. She asked Sanders how she can grow her business, and employ more Americans under these restrictions.
“Right now the reality is. you can walk in tomorrow to the your pharmacy [and find] the cost. for medicine to be double or triple [what you’re used to paying].so what we have to do we have to tell the pharmaceutical industry. stop ripping off the American people”.
“He missed the whole point”, Hunter said.
Sanders responded, “I find myself in agreement with Ted”. It’s not often when the most emotional aspects or images from a political debate help illuminate the most important facts surrounding an issue. A constitutional conservative like Cruz will sometimes have to say no; Sanders, a democratic socialist, can always say yes. “What I’ve said is virtually all the Republican legislation that has been filed that the Democrats have opposed maintains a continuity of coverage so that insurance companies can’t cancel policies”, he said.
During one exchange, Cruz pulled out a map and said that in 70 percent of American counties, the Obamacare exchanges only provide one or two health insurance plans.
“Where is that responsibility going to lie?”
“I didn’t wake up one morning and say, ‘Oh, I think I would like to have M.S.”, she added.
A woman with multiple sclerosis explained her journey from Texas to Maryland so she could receive treatments through Medicaid.
“I don’t know a single person with a chronic illness who wants to be congratulated for living with it”, wrote user Sarah Jones.
“No, he did not”, Hardaway said.
Meanwhile, Teddy’s daughters (who hate him) got to watch him ooze mucus all over live television, lucky them! The insurance companies did that and Ted Cruz did not want to put any bit of the responsibility for the American health care crisis on to those insurance companies.
The idea of a single-payer system reappeared in the answer to almost every question, which Sanders used to provide a solution to most insurance-related problems.
“The last election was a referendum on Obamacare and quite frankly people decided they did not want it”, Cruz said. If they’re smart, the Democrats will expand on their outreach to the sickest and costliest medical patients and promise not only to give them continued access to care, but work to get them better care by divorcing themselves from the ridiculous promise of covering everyone no matter how healthy and wealthy they might be.
“Government control messed this all up”, he said.
LaRonda Hunter owns five hair salons in Texas and employs just under 50 people. I’m not sure what bearing this has on anything, but it might be entertaining.