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The bill doesn’t know what problem it’s trying to solve. For more Vox analysis: http://www.vox.com/2017/1/5/14179258/obamacare-repeal-republican-votes-trump You can read the bill here: http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/06/politics/house-republicans-obamacare-repeal-replace-text/ https://waysandmeans.house.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/03.06.17-AmericanHealthCareAct_Summary.pdf Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Republicans in the House have finally released a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare: the American Health Care Act. The GOP healthcare bill keeps some of the most popular parts of Obamacare, like letting young adults stay on their parents' health insurance until age 26 and requiring insurance companies to cover people with pre-existing conditions. But the Republican bill gets rid of the key element that made Obamacare work: the individual mandate. Now that people aren't required to have insurance, healthy people could leave insurance pools en masse, leaving sick people who are more expensive to cover. Hypocrisy is a minor sin in politics, but still, it is remarkable how much of it there is to be found in this legislation. A core Republican complaint when Obamacare was passed was that the law delayed many of its provisions in order to reduce public outcry and manipulate the CBO’s score. The GOP bill is similarly aggressive with such tricks, delaying changes to the Medicaid expansion until 2020 and pushing Obamacare’s tax on expensive insurance plans out until 2025. Because Republicans aren’t even trying to win Democratic votes, they’re stuck designing a bill that can wiggle through the budget reconciliation process (another thing they complained about Democrats doing). That means they can’t make major changes to insurance markets like repealing Obamacare’s essential benefit standards or allowing insurance to be sold across state lines. That last part is particularly striking, given that it was one of President Trump’s five demands in his speech last week. I’ve always been skeptical about the savings Republicans could wrest by changing those regulations, but now they can’t get those savings at all — which means sacrificing a key part of their theory of cost control. This bill has a lot of problems, and more will come clear as experts study its language, the Congressional Budget Office release its estimates, and industry players make themselves heard. But the biggest problem this bill has is that it’s not clear why it exists. What does it make better? What is it even trying to achieve? Democrats wanted to cover more people and reduce long-term costs, and they had an argument for how their bill did both. As far as I can tell, Republicans have neither. At best, you can say this bill makes every obvious health care metric a bit worse, but at least it cuts taxes on rich people? Is that really a winning argument in American politics? In reality, what I think we’re seeing here is Republicans trying desperately to come up with something that would allow them to repeal and replace Obamacare. This is a compromise of a compromise of a compromise aimed at fulfilling that promise. But “repeal and replace” is a political slogan, not a policy goal. This is a lot of political pain to endure for a bill that won’t improve many peoples’ lives, but will badly hurt millions. Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
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Vox (1 year ago)
Visit Vox.com for more information and analysis: http://www.vox.com/2017/3/6/14829526/american-health-care-act-gop-replacement Click here for a full list of stories on the legislation: http://www.vox.com/2017/1/5/14179258/obamacare-repeal-republican-votes-trump
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Polsn29 (1 year ago)
DARK VADER as a Heath care professional, this dude has no clue. So sick of Democratic echo chamber "tax breaks for the rich" pure Democratic propaganda
Dark VadeR (1 year ago)
Leonard knight it isn't just about meds. Just saying
Cara Crabtree (1 day ago)
I think they were just trying to get some money away from it to help support the giant tax cuts they promised their donors..
It might just me or is this biased
Epic NEd (18 days ago)
God, these comments are stupid. Healthcare in the US itself is ridiculously expensive. Universal healthcare won't solve that. Compare any other country in the world and how much they spend in total on healthcare per capita and you will see what I mean. Americans need to reform the healthcare industry itself if we wish to start looking at Universal healthcare or any other option. For starters, we need to re-evaluate costs and reform the whole "code book" system. Sure, doctors should be paid well but does the hospital really need a 75% cut? I dislocated my shoulder a year ago and my bill cost me 15,000 without health insurance! Only about 3,000 went to the doctor, the emergency room, the nurses, and pretty much everything else. The extra 12,000 was bullshit charges that the hospital gave me! Universal Healthcare will only ignore this problem if we don't change the industry itself.
JohnFruscianteMarkLa (20 days ago)
YOU ARE ALL YOUNG AND YOU ARE BEING BRAINWASHED BY THE MEDIA. LOOK UP WHICH PARTY VOTED TO KEEP SLAVERY, and KEEP BLACKS AND WOMEN FROM VOTING.... THE DEMOCRATS. THEY CONTROL 95% OF THE MEDIA SO YOU ARE BRAINWASWHED. ACTUALLY WATCH FOX FOR REAL JUST AS A GOOF AND HEAR THE WORDS THEY SAY... not taken completely out of context so badly you can see the clock hand moving in the background...
JohnFruscianteMarkLa (20 days ago)
The Left trying to call out the Right on health care is BEYOND retarded. Oh, it's Vox, so it should be expected.
Soul Prestigio (21 days ago)
what GOP want to achieve? non-mandatory health insurance
Soul Prestigio (21 days ago)
individual mandate is immoral... people should only pay for what they need
Triton Geeves (25 days ago)
As a conservative I do think this is the stupidest bill ever
donald trump (25 days ago)
vox work the real
vens b (1 month ago)
THE WORKING PEOPLE THAT HAS TO PAY MEDICAL INSURANCE FOR THE UNEMPLOYED IS WRONG. IN ADDITION OBAMA CARE PROGRAM RESULTED TO SOME WORKING CLASS TO NOT AFFORD THEIR OWN MEDICAL INSURANCE DUE TO HIGH COST. WORKING PEOPLE HAS TO PAY PENALTY FOR NOT HAVING MEDICAL INSURANCE AT THE END OF THE YEAR TO IRS. $1400.00 PENALTY FOR NOT HAVING MEDICAL INSURANCE
blubber butt (1 month ago)
breaking news: when the government says something is free, IT ISNT
Nicholas Ashton (1 month ago)
Simple: It's to enrich themselves!
Kevin Mott (2 months ago)
Awww so if you’re homeless and unproductive to society, us productive people have to pay for your life choices. God I utterly despise socialism.
Toucan Sam (2 months ago)
Poor people should also pay for healthcare. Why should the middle and the upper class pay while they don’t. The poor are dependent on government entitlements.
Dillian Stockman (2 months ago)
Advanced Health Care not Obamacare and mit romey original idea
Tom Riddle (2 months ago)
30 years old and first time I came to realise that US constitution does not provide free healthcare for its citizens, people we are talking about the Father of all constitution in the world. A third world country of mine gives free healthcare and education to its citizens. Proud to share that the my country's top Medical institution and University are both run by Government and its free.
MSi GS70 6QE (2 months ago)
it doesn't matter if trump is there .. it can be ANY AMERICAN PERSON all u is money so it doesn't matter who will be president .. u are in hyper debt nobody will fix dat ..
H0P3 (3 months ago)
Of all the things they could've based tax breaks on, why AGE? Normally, the Republicans are known for discriminating against race, sex, or religion!
Tony Wu (3 months ago)
*4.4K republicans disliked this video* Good job boys lets eleminate the rest from power
Charlie H (3 months ago)
cant believe, this liberal media is getting so much bullshit
Playstation1 (3 months ago)
as soon as i clicked on this video i thought of soy milk
Okbi succ Ok i succ (3 months ago)
SHANE HELLO WHERE U AT
M W (3 months ago)
So does the Republican healthcare plan cover pre-existing conditions? I watched an interview with Trump and in the 1st phase it didn't cover pre-existing conditions. Trump said in the 2nd phase they added it and every state had to provide it...supposedly it wasn't up to the states to decide, but I don't trust Trump for a second.
Tom Rawls (3 months ago)
Congress needs to be half and half. Trump will get rid of Preexisting Conditions. One in every 3 babies born in the United States is by C Section. Since C Section is a Preexisting condition it is not covered under Trumps Proposal. C Sections then cost anywhere from 12k to 32 k. If you are Democrat or Republican you will pay this amount out of pocket. Just hope you have a regular birth. Just check Trumpcare.com and check the Preexisting Conditions. Hospitals will rake in over 7 Billion just from this 1 preexisting condition per year.
Lionel Dalasvoyouma (3 months ago)
Republicans, no answer lol
Jarred Random (3 months ago)
Bet trumptards still cry wolf calling this fake news when presented with his actual plans going into effect.
nothing human (3 months ago)
Meanwhile every other developed country has Universal healthcare...heck even developing nations have better healthcare
Klash1100 (2 months ago)
+I3D I want to leave my country at some point and move to the first world country, but I never considiered the US as my destination and prefer Australia to you because of a healthcare too.
nothing human (3 months ago)
+I3D NZ and AU is free a democracy, freedom of speech and the right to protest is a given... as well as high quality of living, low infant mortality, longer life expectancy and some of the best healthcare systems in the world, these two countries prove that you can have free healthcare without stripping ones freedom. Have no idea why Americans believe they are the only free democracy in the world , when NZ comes first or second for having the least corrupt government in the world and ranks highest on an individuals freedom.
I3D (3 months ago)
"Better healthcare" really? I haven't heard of anyone leaving the United States in pursuit of better healthcare; I have heard of the exact opposite - especially from Canada, people with serious health conditions prefer to be treated in the United States. Interesting, right? Besides, universal healthcare isn't required for a county to have "good healthcare" (some could even argue universal healthcare reduces it's quality but that's not relevant here). Universal healthcare isn't part of what makes a country good or whatever. Your point is like saying every developed country has limitations on freedom to speech, therefore we should too; many developed country has trial by judges rather than jury, therefore we should too. America is different; we have rights to bear arms (most of the world bans them), we have rights to speak freely and offend freely (most of Europe places limits on hate speech), we have rights against self-incrimination (UK's adverse inference from silence), rights against arbitrary detention (preventive arrests and dangerous offenders), and so on. This doesn't mean we're worse; if every country was identical, we'd be living in a very dull world. It is a good trait that the United States are different from the rest, and countries in Europe should also seek to compete for residents, try to be better or at least different from the other European nations, etc.)
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mw3516405 (3 months ago)
The insurance companies wrote Affordable Care Act ; to benefits insurance companies. Social Security was robbed to pay for ACA that's right !! Get your facts straight ! Many are misinformed and misguided !!
Belinda Williams (4 months ago)
Thanks do it again.
alyisdead (4 months ago)
The point was “Do whatever you can to get Obama’s name off that act.”
Matthew Cioffi (4 months ago)
It's a good thing that Obamacare makes sense. It's only over a THOUSAND pages long. Oh wait...
Cassius Redgun (4 months ago)
2 things Americans don't understand or get that the rest of the world does, Metric, and Universal Healthcare.
Alexia Rai (4 months ago)
Oh we understand, it's just we apparently don't care.
billy goodman (4 months ago)
Our health should not be remotely EVER linked to a PROFIT BASED company. Or ANY company. This is IMMORAL that anyone doesn't get this. It should be instinctual to KNOW this if you are a decent person
John C (4 months ago)
As far as I'm concerned, there should be no government health insurance. Government has no business getting involved in it. Health insurance and health care should be entirely the consumer's choice and should be purchased in a free market, like any other consumer good/service. Honestly, I oppose the notion that health insurance should even really be there, at least not for anything more than emergencies. Health insurance is a large reason why health care costs are so high. But, if consumers want insurance, it's their choice. Get the government out of all of this. Health insurance and health care providers should freely compete for the business of consumers in a free market by providing better quality and lower costs than their competitors.
Klash1100 (2 months ago)
​+John C First of all, I agree that if the goverment is too strong, it will eventually led to dictatorship. That's what happned in my country (Russia) in the beginig of this century. So I'm not for state economy or something. But totally removing goverment from economy and social affairs is neither good and can lead to kind of dictatorship. The funny thing is, this also happend in Russia, but in the 90's, when top 1% of the richest people got 90% of national wealth. Crime rate, unemployment and inflation skyrocked, while slaries and life expactancy dropped drmaticly. In 1996 elections Yeltsin lost on the second ballot, but Yeltsin-backed oligarchs rigged elections and used their influence to declare him a winner. And you know who the people of Russia did elect after this nightmare decade? You've got the point, the one who promised to fight back the oligarchs (actully he just sided wih half of them and imprisoned\exciled\killed another half, but that's a story for another day). So the purpouse of the goverment is to maintain the balance. If corporations are too strong, you'll got a bunch of oligarchs and rigged democracy, but if the goverment is too strong, you'll got dictator like Putin and riggerd democracy. Suprisingly, scandinavains understood this. It's not correct to say that they built a socialist heaven on Earth or whatever. Actually, the swedish goverment acts like a bunch of libertarians (no offense to you) in economy with almost no intervension in buisness afairs and eleminating burocratic barriers, while having a strong social security to fight eventual efects of such aproach. I belive, this is example for most of countries in our time and such a rich and powerful country like the US can afford a strong social security.
John C (2 months ago)
+Klash1100 - Alright, yes, governments do that. I still disagree with it being a legitimate role of government. I think things such as healthcare, humanitarian aid, and helping the homeless are absolutely good things. I have no issue with them. My issue is with government being involved in such matters. If you will, define for me what you believe the legitimate purpose of government is. If you can't, then I am to assume there is no limit to what you might allow government to encompass. This is how government becomes so large, powerful, and out of control. It starts with there being no specific boundaries to its power. It then gradually expands and gains ever more power and influence in our lives. As government increases, freedom decreases. On top of that, larger government means more money stolen from the people to fund government programs. I would much rather have more freedom and keep more of my own money.
Klash1100 (2 months ago)
+John C > Yah, food and water are also a question of life and death. So, by your logic it's also right for the government to force you to pay taxes for food and water Actually, lots of goverments already do this, even the US goverment. Humanitarian aid, free food for homless people, you get the point.
John C (2 months ago)
+Klash1100 - Yah, food and water are also a question of life and death. So, by your logic it's also right for the government to force you to pay taxes for food and water. .......... Government should absolutely not be taxing you to pay for my health care, or health insurance. No, you pay for your needs and I pay for mine. .............. My views on such issues as health care are based on reason. It isn't reasonable for me to use the government to force you to pay for my food, water, health care, housing, clothing, car, or just about every other consumer good. The only thing the government should be doing is protecting each of our rights to our own person and property. If I decided to murder you, rape you, steal from you, commit fraud, vandalize, burglarize, commit arson, etc., then the government absolutely should get involved. What do you define as the government's legitimate role? Is there any end to what you think the government do via other people's money?
DMC1 (5 months ago)
Wasn't Obama care a republican ideal?
MinderestingPictures (5 months ago)
Me coming from Germany I seriously do not understand why a lot of people in the US do not understand that literally everybody (healthy or sick) has to pay for an insurance. It’s not about “Uh I am healthy I don’t need to pay for others” it is about “Oh well at the moment I am healthy but I could be sick one day”. It is an insurance which helps you (if everything works out properly) all through your life.
Juan Betancourt (5 months ago)
Yea Because The Insurance Conpanies Run The Whole Deal. THAT'S WHY
The suicidal Indian (5 months ago)
I have a solution to health care spending. Sent some of the money from defense spending to health care.
Wilfred Salters (6 months ago)
Make America Black Again, can we just have Obama back 🤦🏽‍♂️
Brodie.S (6 months ago)
#TrumpisGod
4thesakeofNutella (6 months ago)
Luckily I am not living in USA. I am so happy that in Germany we are all evolved enough to understand the important of health insurance. All these having & not having health insurance discussions are utterly stupid and premature.
Rod McDonald (6 months ago)
The Republican party makes no sense !
Homie Kitten (6 months ago)
I look at it with your liberal views I look at it with fairness that in reality prices don’t go down if you’re poor they don’t change
Marlowe ! (6 months ago)
What irks me is they say republicans as though every republican has to support everything. This shouldn’t be a blue and red issue this should be what we as a society will do to make changes.
SUOMYNONA (4 months ago)
+Marlowe ! Yeah, it really shouldn't be. In an ideal democracy, everyone would be Independent and the ballot wouldn't have a party next to your name, but a list of beliefs, policies, and stances on certain issues. You end up with much more moderate representation rather than the radical fuckfest we have now.
Marlowe ! (4 months ago)
SUOMYNONA no I realize it’s a very partisan issue and people will mostly choose/follow their beliefs. I think it shouldn’t be like that, that is not to say it isn’t like that.
SUOMYNONA (4 months ago)
Say that to the Senate's vote on Kavanaugh. 95% of the senate voted with their political party.
Bryan Mota (6 months ago)
They are literally just reversing it Becuase Obama created it. That's the point of all this. Racism still and will forever run deep with Republicans
TZ p0llAG (6 months ago)
And I think that healthcare should be optional not obligatory....
SUOMYNONA (4 months ago)
+TZ p0llAG... Don you know the difference between a public and private entity?
TZ p0llAG (4 months ago)
+SUOMYNONA Indeed. Private healthcare bill.
SUOMYNONA (4 months ago)
+TZ p0llAG Cool, then this healthcare bill is also optional. If you don't pay it, you die.
TZ p0llAG (4 months ago)
+SUOMYNONA This is optional because you must pay bill first. If not, they close the pipelines...
SUOMYNONA (4 months ago)
I agree. Same should go for access to clean water. It should be optional, not mandatory.
extra delux (6 months ago)
this channel is so biased
Gerry Pace (6 months ago)
Although the gross income may have gone up, but lots companies has decided to undercut health benefits and others incentives effectively lowering wages all across the workplace. Employees contributions and independents are paying a substantial or full amounts towards expenses that were parts of the salaries. An health plans for businesses cost 12k for individual and 25k for families of 4 and doesn’t include deductibles, something will need to be addressed soon, because many people and businesses wouldn’t be able to keep their health plans. It’s a foreseeable scenario that We taxpayers will pay soon or later.
John Sluder (7 months ago)
Well of course you as a Jew would say this.
Christopher Monahan (7 months ago)
"What is the point of all this?" A black man was successful, and that couldn't be allowed to stand
Elijah cesspoole (7 months ago)
We must smash with every inch of our fiber, the legacy of the worst president in u.s. history. Obamacare was nothing more than a scam to redistribute wealth from the non-black communities to the black communities. As if they didn't already receive enough. What they do receive they waste. Reparations have been given to blacks ten fold, and yet they still ask for more. We need mass sterilization of black women, and we need it now.
SUOMYNONA (4 months ago)
Racist bigot.
SUOMYNONA (4 months ago)
It could be because minorities still make up the majority of poverty-stricken people. He's not redistributing wealth to blacks. He was redistributing wealth from the wealthy to the poor. It just happens to be that the majority of the poor are minorities and the majority of the rich are white.
o o f (7 months ago)
OH YES FEED MY THE SOCIALIST BULLSHIT
Robert Weber (7 months ago)
The point was to appease their donors, not to expand coverage for all Americans. Great country, heh!
littletone (7 months ago)
Fake news. Trump 2020
SUOMYNONA (4 months ago)
I forgot, Trump voters can't handle an opposing opinion.
GeniusLad32 (7 months ago)
littletone Sarcasm or ignorance?
Tom Douglas (8 months ago)
The only thing that actually makes sense is to make the state the insurer of all of its people. That reduces the risk per person to the minimum possible and removes all of the insurance busines cost
Juan Betancourt (8 months ago)
The Point Is To Keep Those Campaign Conteibutions Coming From The Insurance Cartel. That's The Point ObamaCare & Trumpcare
GeniusLad32 (7 months ago)
Juan Betancourt Why Are You Capitalising Every Word?
Marchoupi (8 months ago)
Number of people who go bankrupt every year bc of medical bills: Britain: 0 France:0 Japan: 0 Germany: 0 Canada: 0 USA: 643,000
Cobra Action (18 days ago)
Im afraid you are misrepresenting things here. Each of those countries has a different system and cannot be compared with each other. The NHS if it was fubded like the Socialists want would not just bankrupt people but the whole country. Healthcare is a political football that the left use to generate votes. They dont give a FF about people its all about politics
toonBalloon (1 month ago)
gregor18 Everyone looks at America’s debt, but not Economy. Why do we have so many billionaires? Why do we have one of the only non-bank companies with a trillion networth?
Ben Stankovich (2 months ago)
Jesse Madison will? Citation needed
Zach Wise (8 months ago)
The main problem I had with Obama care was the individual mandate. I mean if we do that we might as well just screw health insurance raise taxes and have free health care.
Dhruv Kumarjiguda (8 months ago)
I am soooooo glad I don’t live in the US
Kevin Tideson (8 months ago)
Why would tax subsidies for health care be based on personal income? It’s the same services every one else is getting... Rich people did not get money from some magic tree.. they worked hard for it and pays huge sums in taxes every year 😉
Edwin Hof (7 months ago)
To make it affordable for low income families. But the GOP doesn't seem to care.
Arturo RoblesGiveit2me (8 months ago)
What are Republicunts trying to achieve with their, Obama Light," medicare bill? Only that the people who make enough money to afford their shitty bill will get decent health care and people of meager means who can't afford it will die like a dog underneath the floorboards. At least now under a Republicunt leadership where they control the House, the Senate, and the Presidency, we get a good understanding about what we're up against with these right wing corporate whores. I say, "Go, Bernie 2020!" "Viva La Revolucion!"
Matthew Toledo (9 months ago)
Republicans will never ask themselves that question stated at the end of this video... Sad
jacob kobald (9 months ago)
Medicare
Jackson RC (9 months ago)
Republican trys to do a PURGE of poors by healthcare. If refute, plz find a valid and sounding evidence!
Jackson RC (9 months ago)
Vox exemplifies a wrong point: insurance works not for what u need right now, it's for emergency or for the time you needed, without sufficient finance in the meaning while. A suitable healthcare is an basic aid and a human right
John Hood (9 months ago)
What is the point? You don't have to be a rocket scientist to know, most of the republicans don't care what color your skin is, it's all about the money.
The Wanderer (9 months ago)
Why don't we just expand Medicare and have it so we all pay through taxes, that would guarantee if you're healthy or you're sick you're covered. Oh right, sorry, privitization is our fundamental principle in America, that works out so great in sectors like health where the prime objective is to make money at any cost, even at the expense of people's health and well being. Capitalism should not be allowed in some areas of life, I'm all about letting you sell your trinkets to turn a profit, but when it starts to impact my health I draw the line.
Niall Martin (9 months ago)
3 words. Americans are better than you
Edwin Hof (7 months ago)
education also sucks ;-)
Pig Power (9 months ago)
John Jones it is 5
John Yates18 (10 months ago)
Why vox is a left wing news network
CrazyGirlForever (10 months ago)
Happy international women’s day(march 8)
Don't look at Lau (10 months ago)
Why would it be based on age and not income like Obama care I don't understand who's the person that age would be better than income or how sick the person is also I'm just a child so I might not know as much
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PaconskY (10 months ago)
I love the US, but the health care system always made me feel shock as I discovered more details. Coming from a country where if something happens to me, I will get treated with money from a shared money pool (what is essentially a forced insurance), the US system looks like something from an anti capitalism propaganda video.
Edwin Hof (7 months ago)
It's free market fundamentalism without common sense
Kyle Reed (11 months ago)
Ezra doesn't understand the individual mandate....at all
Julio Sica (11 months ago)
Trump Out?😂
Film Man (11 months ago)
He say that in obamas method to keep an even rate of price that if healthy people chose not to have it then they get a (small) fine. Ok ya only 2,500 bucks a year for everyone no matter the yearly income. So if you make 40,000 a year witch is on the brink of poverty for a family of 4 then that's a huge dent in your income. See it's communism, if you can't afford it and are not quite on a minimum wage income so you can't get it free. Well then Obama says just fine them 2,500. Makes sense well no it does not. That's communism. But the not hard workers and homeless people who don't contribute to our society just get it free of cost when a hard working blue collar family trying to provide for their kids has to risk bankruptcy because of a "small" 2,500 buck fine. It is absolutely nuts and Obama should be in jail.
callmesabs (11 months ago)
1 year later :'D goodness
Philippe Demptos (11 months ago)
4000 Republicans are still lying to themselves
Sean Jenkins (11 months ago)
I come here for my daily dose of cringe
opal1920able (11 months ago)
Exactly that's what they want, they want to kill subsided health care, by 1000 paper cuts. Exactly, they don't want to pay for poor peoples health insurance, or middle class. They think you should pay for it on your own. Duh.
Michael Bond (1 year ago)
As long as America clings to the idea that profit must come before everything, Then there will never be affordable Healthcare in America! The 1% will never allow it!
Michael Bond (11 months ago)
Doctors appointment within a week, Operations depend on how serious they are.
Michael Bond (11 months ago)
Really? Maybe on Fox News, But then only for minor opperations, nothing life threatening.
More than a Year later I legit don't know how Americans voted for Trump... he would barely get the sympathy vote here.
MailenJokerbell (1 year ago)
Health insurance in my country is cheap because almost everyone has it. If you work for a company, you are forced to have and co-pay your insurance. And the co-pay depends on what you earn, not what you want to pay (unless you want to add more premium features, which I find mostly unnecessary unless you ARE actually sick.) Y pay around (more of less) 4% of my gross salary on health care. Which is fair, people with less than me get to enjoy healthcare at the price they can pay, not the one I, or somebody with even higher salary, can pay.
Antonio Sanher (1 year ago)
I haven't seen them discussing about bringing prices down. It's so expensive like no where on eart.
Rachita Bahmani (1 year ago)
As an Indian I find i hard to understand why is getting insurance so difficult in America. In India the poor people are given free health care in government hospitals then why can't the superpower do that?
Redskull (1 year ago)
This is America now. Each party just tries to change what the other does. It's as if our leaders don't want to make the people they represent happier, but just want the satisfaction of "winning." Why can't we just agree on things and work together? Struggles
Edwin Hof (7 months ago)
True........In Europe conservatives and liberals don't disagree on healthcare. Sometimes they argue about details but not about the fact that healthcare should be universal.
Daniel Degobi (1 year ago)
i still can't understand why republicans love rich people and dislike the middle class (or the poors as they define them) since they are themeselves in the middle class. pls explain. do you hope to become rich? because if that's the case than i have pretty bad news.
russell bergener (1 year ago)
You say oppose Trump Care, but we have never been able to afford Obama Care.  Luckily no one in our family has needed anything major in the last few years.  My son broke his arm, and we paid out of pocket.  there is no way we can pay the monthly premiums of Obama Care, pay the huge deductibles, and then pay all the co-pays, and everything else it does not cover.  Who is it that is getting so rich from all of this???
Edwin Hof (7 months ago)
Obamacare is a weird compromise for the insurance corporations.
GeniusLad32 (1 year ago)
russell bergener The thing about obamacare is that the version obama wanted was not what happened. Obama basically wanted universal healthcare which would've been excellent. However, Republicans hate poor people and didn't want poor people getting healthcare so they deliberately sabotaged the ACA to make it weak.
Machineim Bf (1 year ago)
Are we helping poor or sick ppl drug addicts or ppl with cancer u can’t know
GeniusLad32 (1 year ago)
Machineim Bf Numbers are so insignificant you shouldn't worry about them. Same goes for terrorist refugees.
Machineim Bf (1 year ago)
What about free loaders
GeniusLad32 (1 year ago)
Machineim Bf How about all of them?
Machineim Bf (1 year ago)
Cut taxes it will fix it
Athen Tang (1 year ago)
lol at the end he was so done
Athen Tang (1 year ago)
everyone who disliked, please explain why
ctguy591 (1 year ago)
the only way to come up with a less expensive HC system than Obamacare is to cut services !! any fucken dummy knows this !!
ctguy591 (1 year ago)
Obama made fools out of republicans and now republicans are making fools out of themselves trying to come up with a HC that is better than Obamacare !!
David Smith (1 year ago)
Give Trump a chance to prove himself but I think you are afraid !
David Smith (1 year ago)
what a dumbshit!
Lord Oulu (1 year ago)
David Smith trump is a ticking time bomb that if you take your eye of it or let them do anything you might as well get block and shoot you own balls of.
Mr Karma (1 year ago)
It's simple, most of Trumps enemies are low income n this is his form of revenge.
Anthony Stone (1 year ago)
DOWN WITH TRUMP MAY GOD KILL HIM!!!!!
Anthony Stone (1 year ago)
Think about the terminally ill you filthy Republic Trash this is a democracy and you guys need to get out so go on little Republicans scat scat she'll get out and take your old most gracious Trump with you Trump doesn't have brains he's not going to fix things he's going to destroy them Trump is a dumnass and i think it would be best if he was dead

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