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Sandrine for you Donating Member (635 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-27-09 12:18 AM
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25. A huge mistake in the question: ''purchase '' public option you are not suposed to purchase...
Edited on Thu Aug-27-09 12:20 AM by Sandrine for you
...Not a good question...
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  -AARP Poll: (79%) 8 in 10 Back Public Option kpete  Aug-26-09 07:21 PM   #0 
  - who were surveyed?? aarp members??? a cross section of people in general???  ejpoeta   Aug-26-09 07:24 PM   #1 
  - The poll commissioned by AARP surveyed voters at large across the country.  quiller4   Aug-26-09 08:59 PM   #10 
  - ok. i was just wondering. i don't know why this can't get done then....  ejpoeta   Aug-27-09 06:40 AM   #32 
     - Do you think Congress legislates for the people?  No Elephants   Aug-27-09 07:24 AM   #35 
     - you've got me there.  ejpoeta   Aug-27-09 07:29 AM   #36 
        - LOL. Sorry about that. I was not intending a "gotcha."  No Elephants   Aug-27-09 07:37 AM   #39 
           - i know. it's just the sad reality. even if the vast majority of people want it,  ejpoeta   Aug-27-09 07:48 AM   #40 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-27-09 11:04 AM   #55 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-27-09 03:59 AM   #27 
  - Why? Corporate $$$s. THat's why.  YOY   Aug-26-09 07:29 PM   #2 
  - We're not marching in the streets (enough) or voting them out (at all)  SteelPenguin   Aug-27-09 11:14 AM   #57 
  - UPI Article confirms poll result but sez: "AARP poll shows divide over public option" ffs.  NYC_SKP   Aug-26-09 07:43 PM   #3 
  - iirc, UPI is owned by the Moonies  Bozita   Aug-26-09 07:47 PM   #4 
  - Just another example of  Enthusiast   Aug-27-09 11:22 AM   #59 
  - K&R for visibility... nt.  druidity33   Aug-26-09 07:47 PM   #5 
  - Apparently how the question is worded is key.  mzmolly   Aug-26-09 07:56 PM   #6 
  - Here's the actual report on the poll, it was more than a single question.  caseymoz   Aug-26-09 11:10 PM   #20 
  - Grasshatley wants an 80% vote in the Senate, so he probably wants a 99% vote for  valerief   Aug-26-09 08:26 PM   #7 
  - and why is the MSM reporting it, instead of the distortions and lies? /nt  still_one   Aug-26-09 08:31 PM   #8 
  - "...8 in 10 Back Public Option..."  unkachuck   Aug-26-09 08:41 PM   #9 
  - this is good since the MSM has been saying 50,000 left because  2Design   Aug-26-09 09:06 PM   #11 
  - It is amazing that when people have the public option explained to them, they support it.  Mr. Sparkle   Aug-26-09 09:33 PM   #12 
  - AND, about "our" side also. The Republican/conservative side.................  pattmarty   Aug-27-09 08:44 AM   #47 
  - And that is why the M$M  Enthusiast   Aug-27-09 11:26 AM   #61 
  - K&R This needs to be seen more.  RoccoR5955   Aug-26-09 09:42 PM   #13 
  - We need to beat them over the head with this.  lurky   Aug-26-09 09:48 PM   #14 
  - Most of the media ignores this truth - Just like the poll last week 77% support a public option...  GreenTea   Aug-26-09 09:56 PM   #15 
  - This does not surprise me when I actually talk to people about  lovelyrita   Aug-27-09 05:11 AM   #29 
     - Let's make sure everyone knows what a Single Payer system would mean. Check out the  lib_wit_it   Aug-27-09 11:20 AM   #58 
  - They forgot to add the RATpubliCON Propaganda factor  FreakinDJ   Aug-26-09 10:31 PM   #17 
  - I googled looking for the actual AARP survey. Maybe I should have tried more queries.  Bozita   Aug-26-09 10:55 PM   #18 
  - Oh noes!!! 61% of Republicans are America-hating Commie-Nazis!!!  Odin2005   Aug-26-09 11:07 PM   #19 
  - There's no doubt there's a huge majority who favor a Public Option-Republicans are using their few  LaPera   Aug-26-09 11:36 PM   #21 
  - Just goes to show how dysfunctional the US Senate has become  depakid   Aug-26-09 11:42 PM   #22 
  - It looks to me like people, Republicans especially, don't know the public option if you describe it.  caseymoz   Aug-26-09 11:48 PM   #23 
  - so why do they keept telling us  DesertFlower   Aug-27-09 12:15 AM   #24 
  - Senator Conrad said  Enthusiast   Aug-27-09 11:29 AM   #62 
  - A huge mistake in the question: ''purchase '' public option you are not suposed to purchase...  Sandrine for you   Aug-27-09 12:18 AM   #25 
  - Purchase is correct.  FlaGranny   Aug-27-09 05:46 AM   #30 
  - I agree, but Medicate is supposedly seriously under water and heading for worse.  No Elephants   Aug-27-09 07:31 AM   #37 
     - that's why expanding medicare would be the better option instead of starting something new.  ejpoeta   Aug-27-09 07:57 AM   #42 
     - That's why any reform must control costs.  caseymoz   Aug-27-09 11:24 AM   #60 
     - Just imagine an expanded Medicare.  Enthusiast   Aug-27-09 11:33 AM   #64 
  - I thought it would work like this. People would purchase public or private  No Elephants   Aug-27-09 06:27 AM   #31 
  - K$R for the hostile response. n/t  DCKit   Aug-27-09 12:33 AM   #26 
  - Gee... I wish a majority, perhaps a super majority of americans supported universal health care  comtec   Aug-27-09 04:20 AM   #28 
  - Maybe, just maybe the tide is turning.  groundloop   Aug-27-09 06:43 AM   #33 
  - Support the PEOPLE Congress!! NOT the "corporate people" you keep sucking up to!  cascadiance   Aug-27-09 07:05 AM   #34 
  - To me, it could not be more obvious. Democrats need better " spokespersons."  No Elephants   Aug-27-09 07:34 AM   #38 
  - a spine wouldn't hurt either. some of them seem to be more concerned with upsetting the republicans  ejpoeta   Aug-27-09 07:52 AM   #41 
  - But they didn't poll  edhopper   Aug-27-09 08:03 AM   #43 
  - I am glad to see this poll. We largely knew this before, but it should  eyepaddle   Aug-27-09 08:24 AM   #44 
  - The minority in almost every situation feels the have to be the loudest and craziest.  bamacrat   Aug-27-09 08:29 AM   #45 
  - They have been encouraged  Enthusiast   Aug-27-09 11:37 AM   #65 
     - Yes and the same people told their "followers" to be respectful of Bush at his town halls  bamacrat   Aug-27-09 12:14 PM   #70 
        - If our educational system  Enthusiast   Aug-27-09 12:41 PM   #72 
  - Republicans: 61 percent favor/33 percent oppose  Wabbajack_   Aug-27-09 08:34 AM   #46 
  - They like it when its described without the name, but hate it when its called the public option.  caseymoz   Aug-27-09 11:30 AM   #63 
  - Nazis and Right Wing Hypocrisy...  kevsters   Aug-27-09 08:57 AM   #48 
  - So why, again, are supporters of a public option finding such difficulty in Congress?  workinclasszero   Aug-27-09 09:02 AM   #49 
  - The bottom line there is they still think they will only get votes if they  treestar   Aug-27-09 01:53 PM   #73 
  - As Teddy said, Healthcare should be a right, not a privilege. These opposers make money off the  earcandle   Aug-27-09 09:08 AM   #50 
  - Now can we lay to rest the notion that "mean spirited" Americans do not want a public option?  McCamy Taylor   Aug-27-09 09:29 AM   #51 
  - It shows how successful the disinformation and misinformation campaign has been.l  caseymoz   Aug-27-09 11:44 AM   #66 
  - Republicans posing as blue dog Democrats are in a state of shock  Kingofalldems   Aug-27-09 09:37 AM   #52 
  - "79% of us are now on the left of the left." -- Atrios n/t  Papa Boule   Aug-27-09 09:49 AM   #53 
  - Healthcare, choices, and the nitwit right wing extremists  Texasbacksass   Aug-27-09 10:34 AM   #54 
  - My objection to Washington Journal  Enthusiast   Aug-27-09 11:50 AM   #68 
     - Re your objection  Texasbacksass   Aug-27-09 03:23 PM   #76 
        - I watch every day.  Enthusiast   Aug-27-09 03:29 PM   #77 
  - important fact, often obscured  victorybagels   Aug-27-09 11:05 AM   #56 
  - +1! That is a wonderfully written  Enthusiast   Aug-27-09 11:44 AM   #67 
     - thx  victorybagels   Aug-27-09 03:34 PM   #78 
        - Done! And you are "Buzzed up" nt  Enthusiast   Aug-27-09 04:46 PM   #79 
  - Yeah, I just heard about this on Hannity's show....  progressoid   Aug-27-09 11:59 AM   #69 
  - It lies in the fact....  enviralment   Aug-27-09 12:30 PM   #71 
  - I saw the AARP ad TWICE during The Daily is a good ad..nt  and-justice-for-all   Aug-27-09 02:13 PM   #74 
  - 61% of republicans, and 80% of independants?  Seldona   Aug-27-09 02:19 PM   #75 
  - So why, again, are supporters of a public option finding such difficulty in Congress?  Lagomorph   Aug-27-09 05:01 PM   #80 

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