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The Federal Government cannot even manage their stimulus money/process, WHY WOULD YOU WANT THEM MANAGING YOUR HEALTH SERVICES?

Stimulus cash for weatherization still unspent
LINCOLN, Neb. - Jackie Harpst expected a busy summer at her nonprofit housing agency, as work crews backed by Nebraska's share of $5 billion in federal stimulus money headed out to seal windows and spread insulation.

Months after she thought work would begin, not a single window has been caulked. And she's still not sure if her team will be able to get to work adding insulation before the summer heat passes — or even before the winter's chill sets in.

"We've hired people and purchased equipment with the anticipation we'd be able to spend the money soon, and now, as we see it drag on and on, it's just very frustrating," said Harpst, housing director of the Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska.

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grlygrlz2

Asked by grlygrlz2 at 8:44 AM on Aug. 14, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (8)
  • Because apparently someone thinks we're too dumb to do it on our own.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:01 AM on Aug. 14, 2009

  • I think the sound of cricket is your answer, grly. LOL

    No one can defend of explain why this would be a good idea.
    mancosmomma

    Answer by mancosmomma at 10:59 AM on Aug. 14, 2009

  • I suspect this will be ignored by those who are willing to trust all to the hands of the government.
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 11:52 AM on Aug. 14, 2009

  • Because government controlled health care is better than no health care for those without insurance!
    Grandmarga

    Answer by Grandmarga at 12:11 PM on Aug. 14, 2009

  • You are paying for those without health care NOW! Lets improve the system that is NOT working now.
    Grandmarga

    Answer by Grandmarga at 12:13 PM on Aug. 14, 2009

  • Soo lets our government who cannot run anything effectively take over our healthcare and trash it so that a few can have some kind of insurance ANYTHING doesn't matter just do it all and yesterday!


    nah no thanks
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 12:45 PM on Aug. 14, 2009

  • LOL!!! Are you stealing my posts grly?!?!?


    wink


    http://www.cafemom.com/answers/270603/This_is_who_you_want_managing_your_health_care


     


    OOPS! Didn't realize I posted that one anon....probably why I only got 1 response (from a like-minded mom)!!!  LOL

    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 2:48 PM on Aug. 14, 2009

  • You are paying for those without health care NOW! Lets improve the system that is NOT working now.

    ***
    The system is not working for about 10 MILLION people...the rest of us are managing JUST FINE!!! Let's improve the system by taking care of those without any options, and THEN work on the other problem areas such as insurance reform, tort reform, fraudulent claims, etc.
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 2:50 PM on Aug. 14, 2009

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