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Post by MaxEntropy_Man on Sun Dec 25, 2016 8:03 pm

https://www.thenation.com/article/struggling-white-voters-who-helped-elect-trump-are-headed-for-buyers-remorse/


 Clay County, Kentucky, is a profoundly depressed area in the heart of coal country. Whether its residents responded to Trump’s dog whistles or rolled the dice on a successful businessman to shake up a status quo that had failed them, the results suggest that they saw real hope in his election: Trump won the county 79-21. But according to NPR, a lot of folks in Clay County are now starting to worry about their health care, and with good reason. Kentucky set up an Obamacare exchange and expanded Medicaid under then-governor Steve Beshear, a Democrat, and today around one in three of the state’s residents are covered under the program. Kentucky’s uninsured rate dropped from 20 percent to just 7.5 percent over the course of two short years. In Clay County, where almost four in 10 live in poverty, 60 percent of the population relies on Medicaid, and Matt Bevin, the Republican governor who took over in 2015, wants to roll back the expansion if the federal government doesn’t sign off on his plan to charge beneficiaries higher premiums. Obama’s HHS was expected to reject Bevin’s scheme, but that’s unlikely to happen under Trump.

 

I couldn't give a shit if these guys lost their health insurance.
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Post by MaxEntropy_Man on Sun Dec 25, 2016 8:05 pm

This is interesting:

An analysis of the election results by researchers at the University of Washington found that the single greatest predictor for whether a county would swing toward Trump, relative to Mitt Romney’s performance in 2012, was a combination of short life expectancies and poor measures of public health. As a report in The Economist put it, “holding all other factors constant—including the share of non-college whites—the better physical shape a county’s residents are in, the worse Mr. Trump did relative to Mr. Romney.”
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Re: A little late for that now

Post by garam-kuta on Sun Dec 25, 2016 8:58 pm

MaxEntropy_Man wrote:This is interesting:

An analysis of the election results by researchers at the University of Washington found that the single greatest predictor for whether a county would swing toward Trump, relative to Mitt Romney’s performance in 2012, was a combination of short life expectancies and poor measures of public health. As a report in The Economist put it, “holding all other factors constant—including the share of non-college whites—the better physical shape a county’s residents are in, the worse Mr. Trump did relative to Mr. Romney.”

in your own posts, profes'sore',
http://such.forumotion.com/t40259-electoral-college-votes-on-monday-will-they-vote-against-trump#231461


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Re: A little late for that now

Post by confuzzled dude on Sun Dec 25, 2016 9:49 pm

MaxEntropy_Man wrote:https://www.thenation.com/article/struggling-white-voters-who-helped-elect-trump-are-headed-for-buyers-remorse/


 Clay County, Kentucky, is a profoundly depressed area in the heart of coal country. Whether its residents responded to Trump’s dog whistles or rolled the dice on a successful businessman to shake up a status quo that had failed them, the results suggest that they saw real hope in his election: Trump won the county 79-21. But according to NPR, a lot of folks in Clay County are now starting to worry about their health care, and with good reason. Kentucky set up an Obamacare exchange and expanded Medicaid under then-governor Steve Beshear, a Democrat, and today around one in three of the state’s residents are covered under the program. Kentucky’s uninsured rate dropped from 20 percent to just 7.5 percent over the course of two short years. In Clay County, where almost four in 10 live in poverty, 60 percent of the population relies on Medicaid, and Matt Bevin, the Republican governor who took over in 2015, wants to roll back the expansion if the federal government doesn’t sign off on his plan to charge beneficiaries higher premiums. Obama’s HHS was expected to reject Bevin’s scheme, but that’s unlikely to happen under Trump.

 

I couldn't give a shit if these guys lost their health insurance.
Obamacare! When did they come to their senses. Didn't they think that it was a state sponsored program and has got nothing to do with Obama.

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Re: A little late for that now

Post by Idéfix on Mon Dec 26, 2016 9:17 am

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Re: A little late for that now

Post by southindian on Mon Dec 26, 2016 9:38 am

MaxEntropy_Man wrote:https://www.thenation.com/article/struggling-white-voters-who-helped-elect-trump-are-headed-for-buyers-remorse/


 Clay County, Kentucky, is a profoundly depressed area in the heart of coal country. Whether its residents responded to Trump’s dog whistles or rolled the dice on a successful businessman to shake up a status quo that had failed them, the results suggest that they saw real hope in his election: Trump won the county 79-21. But according to NPR, a lot of folks in Clay County are now starting to worry about their health care, and with good reason. Kentucky set up an Obamacare exchange and expanded Medicaid under then-governor Steve Beshear, a Democrat, and today around one in three of the state’s residents are covered under the program. Kentucky’s uninsured rate dropped from 20 percent to just 7.5 percent over the course of two short years. In Clay County, where almost four in 10 live in poverty, 60 percent of the population relies on Medicaid, and Matt Bevin, the Republican governor who took over in 2015, wants to roll back the expansion if the federal government doesn’t sign off on his plan to charge beneficiaries higher premiums. Obama’s HHS was expected to reject Bevin’s scheme, but that’s unlikely to happen under Trump.

 

I couldn't give a shit if these guys lost their health insurance.
Hahaha

Those bastards deserve this.

Roll back Obamacare.
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Re: A little late for that now

Post by Idéfix on Mon Dec 26, 2016 10:05 am

The problem here is the enormous success that the Repu licans have had since Reagan in framing the purpose and objectives of government. They have convinced most Americans that it is immoral to take government assistance, that anything the government does must be harmful and/or wasteful. So you have these poor people indoctrinated that programs that help them are bad, that the people who use them are parasites who they should shame, and that it is better for society to abandon poor people to their fate where the good ones will lift themselves up by their boot straps, and the rest aren't good so they deserve what they get. These are all purported followers of the compassionate Jesus of Nazareth, which just makes the whole thing more fascinating to watch.
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Re: A little late for that now

Post by southindian on Mon Dec 26, 2016 1:48 pm

LOL

Such fucking confused people

Faith followers, bible in one hand and survivL of the fittest slogan in another.

No government help, but want government healthcare.

They get funnier when so-called educated bitches from  Red States join them.

Repeal Obamacare.
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