Mar 17, 2017|
Tommy gets into a passionate debate over healthcare and the role of wealth with Deborah in Gretna.
Tommy talks to Kevin in Metairie about his wife's need for medication to cope with constant, chronic pain.
Tommy talks to WWL-TV reporter Meg Farris about a new report that New Orleans had more drug-related deaths than homicides.
Tommy talks to State Representative Cameron Henry about the current state and the future of TOPS.
Tommy talks to David Howard, Professor in the Dept. of Health Policy and Management at Emory University, about the state of Obamacare going forward.
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Deborah we go to you in Britain made every year on WW well. Assessing the yen. However the previous caller mention Medicare. And I have to add the question why in Canada the universal health care system. Heard citizens and you don't see millions flocking over the border for American healthcare because they're happy that they're out here. Like can't we do it well it's all about greedy. It's all about you you know you know paying for. I don't I don't I think there are some people who come across and everybody in Canada as the means to come across and get their health case years. You think they do. I don't think they did it. Now I think that's what I said latency. That's why you know he people coming here to get healthcare and went out Lansing and watches in order wheat crop. Ordered again draw from that because they're cheaper and it he says millions aren't crossing of eyes and millions are crossing because they don't have the means to do it. It. And across the border around here and not very good and all from what people say he and what you read if you have recent yelling at me. And he got here we go a year ago wouldn't you promotes away having a discussion about health care. We don't think you'll agree and I won't agreed it would tax ourselves how in the world are we ever going to agree. On libraries. We bought agrees it's gonna take a movement of people to push for universal voucher Medicare for all whatever politics. It gets people use and the weight because you want to take up to the very well Brad is that the people. That's where you stand you know what you're taxes raised on anything you don't want any public service has paid for including. Medical care that we're used Stan. And I don't know what tax bracket you're in that on the tax bracket and attacks argument I'm in a very low tax bracket lead and I could. What would you do living up not artwork in I've worked. I think everybody should make the same amount of money in this country. Well in that we know messianic. I don't know why you Lance I don't know what's so funny about this but I'm better Naimi tumors did on net Netflix. C in. There's a handful of people controlling notes and well as country if you look at under Obama for eight years. The wealth gap in this crunch country grew tremendous. OK that is the fact you check that sat. Okay well went up which it went. To. A very small percentage of the people in this country. People were rock during the Obama administration are gonna be rob during the Tron administration. OK this is all about. Lowering taxes for the wealthy and the upper middle class that. What that is about and you know it because you'll want to be packed for any. I sign as you. How do you know that about me and won't be taxed can you speak for me so much you know I'd have a minute you know a lot of people health care of that for sure. You need to get company. I deal and a Fuller. It certainly on out four and some of it play right yes it is our maintenance and a lot of new. Luxury because people are underemployed in this country like out I worked part time. And we purchaser on your uncle unemployment. I cannot have enabled on full content on it looked at work to retreat jobs. Okay. Now that's you remind me again to John beard just like people listening would field I don't know Patrick dies I'm antagonizing you had already gotten wheelchairs people already in. And all kinds of things I asked my opinion on top in the true okay. You will tell me what you do and we will find you one. You want to work full time ever. Do you want to work full time. You know lower full time you'll notice it that you want a free ride you want everybody to hate for you. Because I had offered you a chance it is now to get full time employment. With the WWO mass audience Nance listening audience. Many of whom owned businesses. Maybe in the field that you work and you refuse to go down that road soon you don't you don't want. Fair chance you want everything handed to you you want this exit in the wagon and let everybody bull. Now I'm angry it would take a break we come back will continue. On our. Take one. Our talk about health care than the text that are coming you know war union. Com heartland that I kinda told Eddie off because. You know everybody has a lot of different problems she didn't say she was disabled any thing and I offered her a chance. To find full time employment as we've already gotten go wheelchairs healthcare devices jobs for people. Because of the Manson WWO audience but yet she did one take advantage of it. Now Sheehan was criticized rich people. And I get a feel when it people like that are in the struggle there and higher alive and you'll never know line.