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Old 03-11-2013, 18:38   #16
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re: No matter where you stand on Obamacare, this is a hoot (MERGED THREADS)

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Great post Peggy,I see some people just don't get sarcasm. By the way we are already paying for people who have preexisting conditions, or no insurance all they have to do is go to any emergency room and be treated until they are stabilized. By the administrations own admission there will still be around the same number of uninsured.
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Exactly. Same as always.

And then the hospital has a paid staff person that will help them get enrolled in other govt programs too.

Just wanted my .02 before shut down.

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re: No matter where you stand on Obamacare, this is a hoot (MERGED THREADS)

Sorry... I mistook y'all for people with a sense of humor!
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Sorry... I mistook y'all for people with a sense of humor!
Should have posted it in the The Joke Thread then it would be official.
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I thought it was pretty damn funny. My freakin health insurance almost doubled, my out of pocket deductible for myself and wife doubled. Oh yeah and the amount of providers accepting my once good insurance has dropped in half. All this in the last 3 months. Yay.
At least this thread is funny!!! Guess what if you dont like it go read something else, thats your right!
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Seriously people, I think it was intended as a parody, lighten up!
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The Affordable Boat Act

The Affordable Boat Act
The U.S. government has just passed a new law called: "The affordable boat act" declaring that every citizen MUST purchase a new boat, by April 2014. These "affordable" boats will cost an average of $54,000-$155,000 each. This does not include taxes, trailers, towing fees, licensing and registration fees, fuel, docking and storage fees, maintenance or repair costs.

This law has been passed, because until now, typically only wealthy and financially responsible people have been able to purchase boats. This new law ensures that every American can now have a "affordable" boat of their own, because everyone is "entitled" to a new boat. If you purchase your boat before the end of the year, you will receive 4 "free" life jackets; not including monthly usage fees.

In order to make sure everyone purchases an affordable boat, the costs of owning a boat will increase on average of 250-400% per year. This way, wealthy people will pay more for something that other people don't want or can't afford to maintain. But to be fair, people who canít afford to maintain their boat will be regularly fined and children (under the age of 26) can use their parents boats to party on until they turn 27; then must purchase their own boat.

If you already have a boat, you can keep yours (just kidding; no you can't). If you don't want or don't need a boat, you are required to buy one anyhow. If you refuse to buy one or canít afford one, you will be regularly fined $800 until you purchase one or face imprisonment.

Failure to use the boat will also result in fines. People living in the desert; ghettos; inner cities or areas with no access to lakes are not exempt. Age, motion sickness, experience, knowledge nor lack of desire are acceptable excuses for not using your boat.

A government review board (that doesn't know the difference between the port, starboard or stern of a boat) will decide everything, including; when, where, how often and for what purposes you can use your boat along with how many people can ride your boat and determine if one is too old or healthy enough to be able to use their boat. They will also decide if your boat has out lived its usefulness or if you must purchase specific accessories(like a $500 compass), or a newer and more expensive boat.

Those that can afford yachts will be required to do so... itís only fair. The government will also decide the name for each boat. Failure to comply with these rules will result in fines and possible imprisonment.

Government officials are exempt from this new law. If they want a boat, they and their families can obtain boats free, at the expense of tax payers. Unions, bankers and mega companies with large political affiliations ($$$) are also exempt.
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Isn't this the 3rd or 4th version of this exact same post on CF in just as many days?

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Isn't this the 3rd or 4th version of this exact same post on CF in just as many days?
Might be...but as I'm riding the train down to San Diego, CA from Morro Bay it sure gave me a smile while reading and laughing and hits home to just how Ridiculous the ACA concept has become...forget boats...how about the Affordable Home Act (a home is a human right...right) or the Affordable Food Act (Food is a Human Right...right) or even better how about the Affordable Internet Act, because without the internet how could we come to the Cruisers Forum and chat all this up? I want my Government to take care of me damnit...and I want someone else to pay for it...I'm entitled and deserve it and "I'm a good person and people like me". Then what was the follow-up to Jane...anyone remember the SNL Classic?
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Love it!!! Every one should have a boat just ask Hot Rod
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Might be...but as I'm riding the train down to San Diego, CA from Morro Bay it sure gave me a smile while reading and laughing and hits home to just how Ridiculous the ACA concept has become...forget boats...how about the Affordable Home Act (a home is a human right...right) or the Affordable Food Act (Food is a Human Right...right) or even better how about the Affordable Internet Act, because without the internet how could we come to the Cruisers Forum and chat all this up? I want my Government to take care of me damnit...and I want someone else to pay for it...I'm entitled and deserve it and I'm a good person and people like me...ha ha ah
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Sorry, but this is just plain stupid. Few people will "need" a boat whereas virtually everyone will need healthcare at some point in their lives.
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And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place and let the dry land appear: and it was so. And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas; and God saw that it was good...... and the evening and the morning were the THIRD DAY.
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