I am uninsured for a good reason. I CAN NOT AFFORD IT! I am unemployed now, but even when I was fully employed I still couldn’t afford health insurance. Why? BECAUSE IT WAS TOO EXPENSIVE! Subsidies won’t fix that without NON PROFIT COMPETITION to drive prices down. So sue me for not having an extra $700 lying around at the end of the month on my gaudy $10+ per hour wage. I didn’t have it then and after the Wall St clusterf$%k that still hasn’t been re-regulated or resolved, I don’t have it now.
I don’t need mandates to force me to buy shit I don’t want or subsidies paid with my own tax dollars to help me want it more, I need a fucking job. If the fools on the Hill can’t help me get a job but can spend my money for me before I have even earned it I have news for them, and it isn’t suitable for any children in the room to hear.
As for a mandate to buy junk insurance from the private insurance industry that has bled my countrymen and women dry for over half a century, BULLSHIT!
Congress, you could have just passed Medicare-for-All, which is what everyone wanted. But you just had to keep the profits going for the monopolies.
And you think anyone is going to vote for you? HA!