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Ass, Facts, and Internet: 3 points 5 hours ago* (last edited just now) " They actually think that taxing successful people >50% of their income is healthy for society. At least these people understand the concept of universal healthcare better than you do, no country with universal healthcare taxes people >50% of their income because of their healthcare system, you're just making shit up permalink source save parent edit disable inbox replies delete REPLY 1 point 2 hours ago" (last edited 5 minutes ago) Sorry to ourst your bubble. The Personal Income Tax Rate in Sweden stands at 57.10 percent E: I love it when people downvote straight up facts lol scared of something? permalink source embed save save-RES parent report give gold REPLY L point 39 minutes ago (last edited just now) Lol tney aren't taxing people that much because of their healthcare. They just have high tax rates. Australia and Canada have great healthcare and they pay way less tax. permalink save parent edit disable inbox replies delete REPLY 1 point 22 minutes ago Have you used the healthcare in Australia or Canada? No, of course not, you think they are fantastic because you've read reddit headlines that say they are. In 2016 in Canada, average wait time was over 9 weeks for medical procedures I also find it hilarious that any time you disagree with a liberal they instantly downvote you. You guys should really stop relying on internet points to try and prove your argument. permalink source embed save save-RES parent report glve gold REPLY 1 point 10 minutes ago Hahahaha what the fuck. I am Australian and yes I have used it many many times. I just spent 6 weeks in hospital and didn't pay a cent. I broke my ankle skateboarding when I was 16 and didn't pay a cent. I nearly died in a motorbike accident when I was 10 and didn't pay a cent. You have no idea what you're talking about. There is no wait time for emergencies. Non emergency procedures have wait times but if you have the money you car buy private health insurance and skip that. There's actual personal choice here and no one gets turned away or put into debt. It's similar in Canada as well You're talking out of your ass and it's hilarious permalink source embed save save-RES parent edit disable Inbox replies delete REPLY <p><a href="http://memehumor.net/post/160359233963/trump-fan-to-australian-have-you-ever-used" class="tumblr_blog">memehumor</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Trump fan to Australian “Have you ever used Australian healthcare, of course not”</p></blockquote>
Ass, Facts, and Internet: 3 points 5 hours ago* (last edited just now)
 " They actually think that taxing successful people >50% of their income is healthy for society.
 At least these people understand the concept of universal healthcare better than you do, no country with universal
 healthcare taxes people >50% of their income because of their healthcare system, you're just making shit up
 permalink source save parent edit disable inbox replies delete REPLY
 1 point 2 hours ago" (last edited 5 minutes ago)
 Sorry to ourst your bubble. The Personal Income Tax Rate in Sweden stands at 57.10 percent
 E: I love it when people downvote straight up facts lol scared of something?
 permalink source embed save save-RES parent report give gold REPLY
 L point 39 minutes ago (last edited just now)
 Lol tney aren't taxing people that much because of their healthcare. They just have high tax rates. Australia and
 Canada have great healthcare and they pay way less tax.
 permalink save parent edit disable inbox replies delete REPLY
 1 point 22 minutes ago
 Have you used the healthcare in Australia or Canada? No, of course not, you think they are fantastic because you've
 read reddit headlines that say they are. In 2016 in Canada, average wait time was over 9 weeks for medical
 procedures
 I also find it hilarious that any time you disagree with a liberal they instantly downvote you. You guys should really
 stop relying on internet points to try and prove your argument.
 permalink source embed save save-RES parent report glve gold REPLY
 1 point 10 minutes ago
 Hahahaha what the fuck. I am Australian and yes I have used it many many times. I just spent 6 weeks in hospital
 and didn't pay a cent. I broke my ankle skateboarding when I was 16 and didn't pay a cent. I nearly died in a
 motorbike accident when I was 10 and didn't pay a cent. You have no idea what you're talking about.
 There is no wait time for emergencies. Non emergency procedures have wait times but if you have the money you car
 buy private health insurance and skip that. There's actual personal choice here and no one gets turned away or put
 into debt. It's similar in Canada as well
 You're talking out of your ass and it's hilarious
 permalink source embed save save-RES parent edit disable Inbox replies delete REPLY
<p><a href="http://memehumor.net/post/160359233963/trump-fan-to-australian-have-you-ever-used" class="tumblr_blog">memehumor</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p>Trump fan to Australian “Have you ever used Australian healthcare, of course not”</p></blockquote>

memehumor: Trump fan to Australian “Have you ever used Australian healthcare, of course not”

Ass, Facts, and Internet: 3 points 5 hours ago* (last edited just now) " They actually think that taxing successful people >50% of their income is healthy for society. At least these people understand the concept of universal healthcare better than you do, no country with universal healthcare taxes people >50% of their income because of their healthcare system, you're just making shit up permalink source save parent edit disable inbox replies delete REPLY 1 point 2 hours ago" (last edited 5 minutes ago) Sorry to ourst your bubble. The Personal Income Tax Rate in Sweden stands at 57.10 percent E: I love it when people downvote straight up facts lol scared of something? permalink source embed save save-RES parent report give gold REPLY L point 39 minutes ago (last edited just now) Lol tney aren't taxing people that much because of their healthcare. They just have high tax rates. Australia and Canada have great healthcare and they pay way less tax. permalink save parent edit disable inbox replies delete REPLY 1 point 22 minutes ago Have you used the healthcare in Australia or Canada? No, of course not, you think they are fantastic because you've read reddit headlines that say they are. In 2016 in Canada, average wait time was over 9 weeks for medical procedures I also find it hilarious that any time you disagree with a liberal they instantly downvote you. You guys should really stop relying on internet points to try and prove your argument. permalink source embed save save-RES parent report glve gold REPLY 1 point 10 minutes ago Hahahaha what the fuck. I am Australian and yes I have used it many many times. I just spent 6 weeks in hospital and didn't pay a cent. I broke my ankle skateboarding when I was 16 and didn't pay a cent. I nearly died in a motorbike accident when I was 10 and didn't pay a cent. You have no idea what you're talking about. There is no wait time for emergencies. Non emergency procedures have wait times but if you have the money you car buy private health insurance and skip that. There's actual personal choice here and no one gets turned away or put into debt. It's similar in Canada as well You're talking out of your ass and it's hilarious permalink source embed save save-RES parent edit disable Inbox replies delete REPLY <p><a href="http://memehumor.net/post/160359233963/trump-fan-to-australian-have-you-ever-used" class="tumblr_blog">memehumor</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Trump fan to Australian “Have you ever used Australian healthcare, of course not”</p></blockquote>
Ass, Facts, and Internet: 3 points 5 hours ago* (last edited just now)
 " They actually think that taxing successful people >50% of their income is healthy for society.
 At least these people understand the concept of universal healthcare better than you do, no country with universal
 healthcare taxes people >50% of their income because of their healthcare system, you're just making shit up
 permalink source save parent edit disable inbox replies delete REPLY
 1 point 2 hours ago" (last edited 5 minutes ago)
 Sorry to ourst your bubble. The Personal Income Tax Rate in Sweden stands at 57.10 percent
 E: I love it when people downvote straight up facts lol scared of something?
 permalink source embed save save-RES parent report give gold REPLY
 L point 39 minutes ago (last edited just now)
 Lol tney aren't taxing people that much because of their healthcare. They just have high tax rates. Australia and
 Canada have great healthcare and they pay way less tax.
 permalink save parent edit disable inbox replies delete REPLY
 1 point 22 minutes ago
 Have you used the healthcare in Australia or Canada? No, of course not, you think they are fantastic because you've
 read reddit headlines that say they are. In 2016 in Canada, average wait time was over 9 weeks for medical
 procedures
 I also find it hilarious that any time you disagree with a liberal they instantly downvote you. You guys should really
 stop relying on internet points to try and prove your argument.
 permalink source embed save save-RES parent report glve gold REPLY
 1 point 10 minutes ago
 Hahahaha what the fuck. I am Australian and yes I have used it many many times. I just spent 6 weeks in hospital
 and didn't pay a cent. I broke my ankle skateboarding when I was 16 and didn't pay a cent. I nearly died in a
 motorbike accident when I was 10 and didn't pay a cent. You have no idea what you're talking about.
 There is no wait time for emergencies. Non emergency procedures have wait times but if you have the money you car
 buy private health insurance and skip that. There's actual personal choice here and no one gets turned away or put
 into debt. It's similar in Canada as well
 You're talking out of your ass and it's hilarious
 permalink source embed save save-RES parent edit disable Inbox replies delete REPLY
<p><a href="http://memehumor.net/post/160359233963/trump-fan-to-australian-have-you-ever-used" class="tumblr_blog">memehumor</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p>Trump fan to Australian “Have you ever used Australian healthcare, of course not”</p></blockquote>

memehumor: Trump fan to Australian “Have you ever used Australian healthcare, of course not”

Bernie Sanders, Click, and cnn.com: So You've Seen This CNN Article Claiming An Economist Just Vetted Sanders' Plan And Announced It Would Be Wildly Successful? ANNUAL GDP GROWTH MEDIAN INCOME UP BY 52% $22,000 ouroney 24% POVERTY 6% 14.8% UNEMPLOYMENT 38% "currenty: 4.9% Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar, economist says Problem Is. That Economist Just Happens To Be The Same One Who AUTHORED Bernie's Plan. ALL HE DID WAS PROCLAIM HIS OWN IDEAS TO BE GREAT! THAT'S NOT A LEGIT VETTING PROCESS! <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://redbloodedamerica.tumblr.com/post/139003454115">redbloodedamerica</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://gop-tea-pub.tumblr.com/post/139002706652">gop-tea-pub</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>This popular CNN article has been circulating recently, claiming that an economist has studied Bernie Sanders’ plans and concluded that they’d be an astounding success. [a]<br/><br/> Here’s the problem, THAT economist happens to be the same exact economist who AUTHORED Bernie’s proposal. Published back on July 31, 2013, rogue economist Gerald Friedman, a man who proudly refers to himself as a “heterodox economist,” [b] which means that he doesn’t adhere to widely accepted economic beliefs, released a healthcare proposal that involved scrapping the entire private health insurance system in favor of government managed health insurance. [c] That plan was based off of a hypothetical one year budget. Then, a few years later, when Bernie Sanders decided to run for president, Sanders adopted this proposal as “his” plan for healthcare. Friedman then revised the plan to make it a 10 year proposal, since presidential budgets are often 10 year plans. A Huffington Post article, written by Friedman, lays out his 10 year plan as he attempts to defend Sanders from earlier attacks. [d]<br/><br/> Then comes this latest article where CNN acts almost as though Sanders just had his plans thoroughly vetted by an impartial economist.  He CLEARLY didn’t. <br/><br/> This article, on the grounds that it’s a conflict of interest, shouldn’t be regarded as independently verified vindication of Bernie’s plans. It’s not legit. Sanders has ALWAYS had this one rogue economist on his side. This CNN article is the equivalent of WAC authoring a “jobs-boosting” proposal back in 2013, where Rand Paul then chooses to adopt it as “his” presidential plan around 2015, then someone questions whether or not the plan would actually work as advertised, so WAC writes an essay defending what is now referred to as “Rand Paul’s Plan,” and CNN references that new essay with the narrative, “independent researchers confirm Paul’s plan would work,” despite it really just being us declaring our own ideas to be sound. THAT would NOT be independent verification, and neither is Friedman declaring his own ideas to be wonderful.<br/><br/> Let’s end with some important notes, some of which were even found in the CNN article:<br/><br/> “Other economists feel that Friedman’s analysis is overly optimistic, saying it would be difficult to achieve that level of economic prosperity. [Furthermore], last week, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget said Sanders’ plan to pay for health care would fall short by at least $3 trillion.” [a] Lastly, even Paul Krugman, of all people, has come out against Sanders’ plan, acknowledging that it would require so much additional tax revenue that the middle class (not just the wealthy) would see tax increases. He also points out that those with high quality private insurance would have to trade it in for mere satisfactory insurance via the the proposed single payer system. [e]<br/><br/> Regardless of the details, which can be debated at length another time, one should not be tricked into thinking that Sanders just had his plan successfully vetted and vindicated. He didn’t. All that happened was ONE rogue economist announced he thought his own ideas were really smart.<br/> ————————-<br/> Sources:<br/> [a]<br/><a href="http://money.cnn.com/2016/02/08/news/economy/sanders-income-jobs/index.html">http://money.cnn.com/2016/02/08/news/economy/sanders-income-jobs/index.html</a><br/><br/> [b]<br/><a href="http://www.pnhp.org/sites/default/files/Funding%20HR%20676_Friedman_7.31.13_proofed.pdf">http://www.pnhp.org/sites/default/files/Funding%20HR%20676_Friedman_7.31.13_proofed.pdf</a><br/><br/> [c]<br/><a href="http://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pnhp.org%2Fsites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2FFunding%2520HR%2520676_Friedman_7.31.13_proofed.pdf&amp;h=6AQE18lVO&amp;enc=AZPJb2tURL4hl7HsxW9zy7_RszEMSPot0Kn-nYZ5wI2PPiGBqSRUiYz_uucz05mzbr5vYkOa94fSDuknU3-QqWxvPDiVBnHTVVjnd38uSmJqHODBbCS_KcwH1wVNLxZFJ0AhS9JxzUUxv1Se2bX4UhJvQLtQU8H07v_otMpRSZ606wzhnjtPT_ttRQllRN0_4zM&amp;s=1">http://www.pnhp.org/sites/default/files/Funding%20HR%20676_Friedman_7.31.13_proofed.pdf</a><br/><br/> [d]<br/><a href="http://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fm.huffpost.com%2Fus%2Fentry%2Fthe-wall-street-journal-k_b_8143062.html&amp;h=LAQE05D6K&amp;enc=AZMfGZXQvt08iFQktBja-5jFJU6sk6N4vua6LVJm7S5q86EAFjcq_PPAeFfc4DxZFbQ3yFjy1qizaNQOi8RDiLQfNpYn9K6NAmbHPekay1bhAGT1VbNXZ25iIkqgJkSb-Mh4q7aPph3qExhcq1UEwQqpVtgDcqY2WKhHLef7iIUBxbkYZxd8ymIYfzfqjW0ZRF8&amp;s=1">http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/the-wall-street-journal-k_b_8143062.html</a><br/><br/> [e]<br/><a href="http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/01/18/opinion/health-reform-realities.html?action=click&amp;pgtype=Homepage&amp;clickSource=story-heading&amp;module=opinion-c-col-right-region&amp;region=opinion-c-col-right-region&amp;WT.nav=opinion-c-col-right-region&amp;_r=0&amp;referer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.politicususa.com%2F2016%2F01%2F18%2Fpaul-krugman-hillary-bernie-wrong-healthcare.html">http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/01/18/opinion/health-reform-realities.html?action=click&amp;pgtype=Homepage&amp;clickSource=story-heading&amp;module=opinion-c-col-right-region&amp;region=opinion-c-col-right-region&amp;WT.nav=opinion-c-col-right-region&amp;_r=0&amp;referer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.politicususa.com%2F2016%2F01%2F18%2Fpaul-krugman-hillary-bernie-wrong-healthcare.html</a><br/><br/><a href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/feelthebern">#feelthebern</a><br/></p> </blockquote> <p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="185" data-orig-width="450"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/b924d6f029001c2379f1761088d11c50/tumblr_inline_o2aojwv1Ws1r1jtxd_500.gif" data-orig-height="185" data-orig-width="450"/></figure></p> </blockquote>
Bernie Sanders, Click, and cnn.com: So You've Seen This CNN Article Claiming An
 Economist Just Vetted Sanders' Plan And
 Announced It Would Be Wildly Successful?
 ANNUAL
 GDP GROWTH
 MEDIAN INCOME
 UP BY
 52%
 $22,000
 ouroney 24%
 POVERTY
 6%
 14.8%
 UNEMPLOYMENT
 38%
 "currenty: 4.9%
 Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar, economist
 says
 Problem Is. That Economist Just Happens To Be
 The Same One Who AUTHORED Bernie's Plan.
 ALL HE DID WAS PROCLAIM HIS OWN IDEAS TO BE
 GREAT! THAT'S NOT A LEGIT VETTING PROCESS!
<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://redbloodedamerica.tumblr.com/post/139003454115">redbloodedamerica</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://gop-tea-pub.tumblr.com/post/139002706652">gop-tea-pub</a>:</p>
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<p>This
 popular CNN article has been circulating recently, claiming that an 
economist has studied Bernie Sanders’ plans and concluded that they’d be
 an astounding success. [a]<br/><br/> Here’s the problem, THAT economist 
happens to be the same exact economist who AUTHORED Bernie’s proposal. 
Published back on July 31, 2013, rogue economist Gerald Friedman, a man 
who proudly refers to himself as a “heterodox economist,”
 [b] which means that he doesn’t adhere to widely accepted economic 
beliefs, released a healthcare proposal that involved scrapping the 
entire private health insurance system in favor of government managed 
health insurance. [c] That plan was based off of a hypothetical one year
 budget. Then, a few years later, when Bernie Sanders decided to run for
 president, Sanders adopted this proposal as “his” plan for healthcare. 
Friedman then revised the plan to make it a 10 year proposal, since 
presidential budgets are often 10 year plans. A Huffington Post article,
 written by Friedman, lays out his 10 year plan as he attempts to defend
 Sanders from earlier attacks. [d]<br/><br/> Then comes this latest 
article where CNN acts almost as though Sanders just had his plans 
thoroughly vetted by an impartial economist.  He CLEARLY didn’t. <br/><br/>
 This article, on the grounds that it’s a conflict of interest, 
shouldn’t be regarded as independently verified vindication of Bernie’s 
plans. It’s not legit. Sanders has ALWAYS had this one rogue economist 
on his side. This CNN article is the equivalent of WAC authoring a 
“jobs-boosting” proposal back in 2013, where Rand Paul then chooses to 
adopt it as “his” presidential plan around 2015, then someone questions 
whether or not the plan would actually work as advertised, so WAC writes
 an essay defending what is now referred to as “Rand Paul’s Plan,” and 
CNN references that new essay with the narrative, “independent 
researchers confirm Paul’s plan would work,” despite it really just 
being us declaring our own ideas to be sound. THAT would NOT be 
independent verification, and neither is Friedman declaring his own 
ideas to be wonderful.<br/><br/> Let’s end with some important notes, some of which were even found in the CNN article:<br/><br/>
 “Other economists feel that Friedman’s analysis is overly optimistic, 
saying it would be difficult to achieve that level of economic 
prosperity. [Furthermore], last week, the Committee for a Responsible 
Federal Budget said Sanders’ plan to pay for health care would fall 
short by at least $3 trillion.” [a] Lastly, even Paul Krugman, of all 
people, has come out against Sanders’ plan, acknowledging that it would 
require so much additional tax revenue that the middle class (not just 
the wealthy) would see tax increases. He also points out that those with
 high quality private insurance would have to trade it in for mere 
satisfactory insurance via the the proposed single payer system. [e]<br/><br/>
 Regardless of the details, which can be debated at length another time,
 one should not be tricked into thinking that Sanders just had his plan 
successfully vetted and vindicated. He didn’t. All that happened was ONE
 rogue economist announced he thought his own ideas were really smart.<br/> ————————-<br/> Sources:<br/> [a]<br/><a href="http://money.cnn.com/2016/02/08/news/economy/sanders-income-jobs/index.html">http://money.cnn.com/2016/02/08/news/economy/sanders-income-jobs/index.html</a><br/><br/> [b]<br/><a href="http://www.pnhp.org/sites/default/files/Funding%20HR%20676_Friedman_7.31.13_proofed.pdf">http://www.pnhp.org/sites/default/files/Funding%20HR%20676_Friedman_7.31.13_proofed.pdf</a><br/><br/> [c]<br/><a href="http://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pnhp.org%2Fsites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2FFunding%2520HR%2520676_Friedman_7.31.13_proofed.pdf&amp;h=6AQE18lVO&amp;enc=AZPJb2tURL4hl7HsxW9zy7_RszEMSPot0Kn-nYZ5wI2PPiGBqSRUiYz_uucz05mzbr5vYkOa94fSDuknU3-QqWxvPDiVBnHTVVjnd38uSmJqHODBbCS_KcwH1wVNLxZFJ0AhS9JxzUUxv1Se2bX4UhJvQLtQU8H07v_otMpRSZ606wzhnjtPT_ttRQllRN0_4zM&amp;s=1">http://www.pnhp.org/sites/default/files/Funding%20HR%20676_Friedman_7.31.13_proofed.pdf</a><br/><br/> [d]<br/><a href="http://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fm.huffpost.com%2Fus%2Fentry%2Fthe-wall-street-journal-k_b_8143062.html&amp;h=LAQE05D6K&amp;enc=AZMfGZXQvt08iFQktBja-5jFJU6sk6N4vua6LVJm7S5q86EAFjcq_PPAeFfc4DxZFbQ3yFjy1qizaNQOi8RDiLQfNpYn9K6NAmbHPekay1bhAGT1VbNXZ25iIkqgJkSb-Mh4q7aPph3qExhcq1UEwQqpVtgDcqY2WKhHLef7iIUBxbkYZxd8ymIYfzfqjW0ZRF8&amp;s=1">http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/the-wall-street-journal-k_b_8143062.html</a><br/><br/> [e]<br/><a href="http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/01/18/opinion/health-reform-realities.html?action=click&amp;pgtype=Homepage&amp;clickSource=story-heading&amp;module=opinion-c-col-right-region&amp;region=opinion-c-col-right-region&amp;WT.nav=opinion-c-col-right-region&amp;_r=0&amp;referer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.politicususa.com%2F2016%2F01%2F18%2Fpaul-krugman-hillary-bernie-wrong-healthcare.html">http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/01/18/opinion/health-reform-realities.html?action=click&amp;pgtype=Homepage&amp;clickSource=story-heading&amp;module=opinion-c-col-right-region&amp;region=opinion-c-col-right-region&amp;WT.nav=opinion-c-col-right-region&amp;_r=0&amp;referer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.politicususa.com%2F2016%2F01%2F18%2Fpaul-krugman-hillary-bernie-wrong-healthcare.html</a><br/><br/><a href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/feelthebern">#feelthebern</a><br/></p>
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