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Are these people out of thier minds? They have no clue what the long term holds for these rail systems. At the rate technology is advancing the auto industry is changing as we know it. There will soon be a car in mass production that everyone can afford. Then what happens to this precious light rail ridership? It will look like the buses running around with zero people on them.
Besides that did they ever think that maybe the reason ridership is higher than expected is because of the agreement to allow those going to the ballpark and arena are riding for free. If that wasn't in effect would they have the increased ridership? NO!
Has the light rail been paid off yet? If so, how much money in profit has been made? NONE! Pay it off then use the profits to do what you want. Our federal government needs to pay off its debts before funding an unproven unprofitible business venture.
If it is going so great then light rail employees would not have been laid off!Mar 29, 2011
If a hospital cannot turn away someone because they cannot pay. Then the state should not be able to pick and chose the coverage it provides.
They are trying to pull a fast one! [sneaky]
Budget cuts have NEVER REDUCED A DEFICIT OR SPENDING. BORROWING 600 MILLION DOES NOT REDUCE THE DEFICIT, IT INCREASES IT! The state needs to switch its focus from reducing spending to increasing income. I suggest that they figure out a way to earn money. I don't mean sell things off or increase taxes. They need to find a way to work for the money. They can do one of those contests to see who can sell the most books or cookies. Like the ones we did in school. They spent it. They can replace it.
Sorry for the yelling, but its an outrage! Wasn't there something about not being able to turn away Medicaid coverage for illegals? We can turn away Americans, but not illegals. Seems everyone who isn't an American is protected and have more rights than we do.
Feb 2, 2011
If the everyone dies approach is going to be taken then Brewer better not take any kind of medication. Be it over the counter or an asprin, because she too will eventually expire. It is just that simple. There are only two things we have to do in this world. Be a product of our parents and die. If we allow the government to determine who lives and who dies. Then we have given up all our rights as human beings.
Why provide medical care for anyone if everyone dies anyway? Why are we trying to prevent other countries from committing crimes against humanity? Why are we bothering to anything for anyone if we are just going to die?
Brewer, this is a crime against humanity! We pay the bills and Brewer should be removed!
I agree, it should be an honor and not privelge to hold a government office. None of them should be paid, it should be an unpaid volunteer position and not a job or career.
Feb 2, 2011
In 2000, we voted to provide healthcare to what came to an additional 310,000 people. Which wasn't a financial burden on the state. Until the feds gave the state stimulus money (temporary gift of money) did it become a problem. The state stopped using money collected from tax on tabacco sales to defray the cost of healthcare. The amount of revenue from the tabacco sales tax got allocated to something else. Causing the state to became dependant on the money from the feds. All because someone somewhere got the idea that money from the feds; call economic stimulus funds was permante.
The AZ law reads that the money to cover the additional healthcare cost can come from any source. This does not mean that if the money budgeted to cover the additional cost can be allocated permantely to something else. Which would effectively end the program.
Brewer is dumb and pissed because she cannot change the coverage to prevent payment for transplants. We approved medical pot just tax the growers and the sales as if it were tabacco and there is the money needed. And in the future don't make bad decisions and outlaw outsourcing of services to any non-us based or owned company!! Keep it in the US!!!!
[thumbup][angry]Dec 25, 2010