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DuaneBidoux Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-25-09 04:34 PM
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11. This could be very good news for the public option.
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  -Specter: Schumer Has It Right On The Public Option kpete  Jun-25-09 04:11 PM   #0 
  - I want Senator Health Care and I want it NOW! nt  valerief   Jun-25-09 04:13 PM   #1 
  - It's not a bad plan. You DO know what it is, right?  MercutioATC   Jun-25-09 04:14 PM   #2 
     - It's not the worst idea they've had  dflprincess   Jun-25-09 04:20 PM   #6 
        - Level playing field? Try being a small independent provider when Blue Cross  Jackpine Radical   Jun-25-09 05:43 PM   #15 
           - That is one big thing that no one EVER hears about. It's always..........  pattmarty   Jun-25-09 06:03 PM   #16 
  - how about we just open the federal employees health plan that the senators get  ejpoeta   Jun-25-09 04:15 PM   #3 
  - That's what I've been advocating for months!  MercutioATC   Jun-25-09 04:18 PM   #4 
     - FEP would be a great plan for everyone  GinaMaria   Jun-25-09 04:27 PM   #8 
        - FEHBP. Yes, private companies.  MercutioATC   Jun-25-09 04:32 PM   #10 
           - A couple of questions,  GinaMaria   Jun-25-09 08:20 PM   #21 
           - Not tgo the best of my knowledge, but there are requirements that insurers must meet  MercutioATC   Jun-25-09 10:15 PM   #24 
           - good for you. but it has not worked for a veritable host of others AND  bread_and_roses   Jun-25-09 09:49 PM   #22 
           - I haven't heard many complaints from FEHBP members.  MercutioATC   Jun-25-09 10:22 PM   #25 
           - you know, i think i misread you in my earlier reply  bread_and_roses   Jun-25-09 10:08 PM   #23 
              - No problem :)  MercutioATC   Jun-25-09 10:24 PM   #26 
  - I do not trust either one of those weasels.  bemildred   Jun-25-09 04:20 PM   #5 
  - Me neither, especially Specter. He's put the knife in at the last second  Zorra   Jun-25-09 04:37 PM   #12 
  - a major cop-out  wtbymark   Jun-25-09 04:21 PM   #7 
  - Specter will end up voting the republican party line. Don't trust him.  AlinPA   Jun-25-09 04:31 PM   #9 
  - i disagree  garybeck   Jun-25-09 06:47 PM   #18 
     - IIRC he actually got elected on a healthcare reform platform back in about 1992.  Jackpine Radical   Jun-25-09 07:06 PM   #19 
  - This could be very good news for the public option.  DuaneBidoux   Jun-25-09 04:34 PM   #11 
  - So the government throws away its buying power voluntarily?  high density   Jun-25-09 04:40 PM   #13 
  - A crippled public option unable to use it's size to negociate pricing  NorthCarolina   Jun-25-09 04:53 PM   #14 
  - I want Universal health Care and I want it NOW!! nt  and-justice-for-all   Jun-25-09 06:14 PM   #17 
  - Specter is still trying to cut $1 Billion from medicare -- MEDICARE FOR ALL -- !!!  defendandprotect   Jun-25-09 07:55 PM   #20 
  - HCAN is a sell-out  ProudDad   Jun-25-09 10:53 PM   #27 

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