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Faygo Kid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-14-10 12:08 PM
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2. Me too. Get this passed, then improve it.
I know how controversial it is here at DU, but it does have good provisions. Also a stick in the eye to the Republican naysayers, which is a good thing. I totally agree with your last sentence, too.
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  - Gibbs: By next Sunday, healthcare reform will be 'law of the land' kpete  Mar-14-10 11:24 AM   #0 
  - I honestly can not wait for all this to be over and the bill to pass.  wisteria   Mar-14-10 11:50 AM   #1 
  - Me too. Get this passed, then improve it.  Faygo Kid   Mar-14-10 12:08 PM   #2 
  - There will be no chance to improve it.  gorfle   Mar-14-10 05:08 PM   #21 
     - Yes, many wanted to hurry up and invade Iraq in order to get it OVER.  ShortnFiery   Mar-14-10 05:31 PM   #24 
     - Exactly, once "health insurance" is mandated, expect premiums to skyrocket.  New Dawn   Mar-14-10 08:16 PM   #31 
     - Actually, many, if not most of the uninsured won't qualify for welfare (as you put it)  dflprincess   Mar-14-10 09:37 PM   #40 
  - Agree. IMO, the real reason the HCR bills have received the negative reactions has been the  AlinPA   Mar-14-10 12:17 PM   #3 
  - Who is this "we" you are referring to?  liberation   Mar-14-10 02:42 PM   #15 
  - We can only hope. eom  Dulcinea   Mar-14-10 02:55 PM   #17 
  - Go read laughingliberal's DU post about the bill, then see if you're still celebrating  SandWalker1984   Mar-14-10 12:33 PM   #4 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-14-10 01:40 PM   #12 
  - I thought it didn't even start for like 4 years?  bc3000   Mar-14-10 12:36 PM   #5 
  - Link here:  JTFrog   Mar-14-10 12:43 PM   #7 
     - thank you.  bc3000   Mar-14-10 01:13 PM   #10 
  - Won't this just make the insurance companies more powerful?  WillYourVoteBCounted   Mar-14-10 12:43 PM   #6 
  - It's Campaign Contribution Security for the DLC.  Donnachaidh   Mar-14-10 02:53 PM   #16 
  - Fox News Sunday ! What an appropriate venue to proclaim  SlingBlade   Mar-14-10 01:01 PM   #8 
  - Economic FASCISM: corporate-directed health care instead of physician-directed  SandWalker1984   Mar-14-10 01:01 PM   #9 
  - thank you for posting this article. Excellent summary of these exceedingly  nightrain   Mar-14-10 01:22 PM   #11 
  - And a lot of people never learn....  liberation   Mar-14-10 03:09 PM   #18 
  - Agree -- great article -- !!! Sen. Bernie Sanders says we can have MEDICARE FOR ALL for same $$ ...  defendandprotect   Mar-14-10 05:29 PM   #23 
     - it sure looks like we'd have more than enough money for care  nightrain   Mar-14-10 08:48 PM   #36 
        - And, we're now paying $635 MILLION a year to protect our US Embassy in Iraq????  defendandprotect   Mar-15-10 10:27 PM   #48 
  - I dont have anything new to add  nvme   Mar-14-10 02:02 PM   #13 
  - Both public financing and term limits will require a Constitutional amendment.  No Elephants   Mar-14-10 08:17 PM   #32 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-14-10 02:27 PM   #14 
  - In one week, mandated private insurance will be forced onto the American citizens  jonathon   Mar-14-10 03:13 PM   #19 
  - I look forward to the constitutional challenges to the mandate.  nightrain   Mar-14-10 08:49 PM   #38 
  - "We'll have the votes when the House votes, I think, within the next week," How many times  AlinPA   Mar-14-10 05:00 PM   #20 
  - What he means is Health Care DEFORM . . . Horray for corporatism!!!  defendandprotect   Mar-14-10 05:28 PM   #22 
  - What a victory for insurance  Raine   Mar-14-10 06:31 PM   #25 
  - Here's hoping. n/t  Unvanguard   Mar-14-10 06:37 PM   #26 
  - Yes I just can't wait  humbled_opinion   Mar-14-10 06:39 PM   #27 
  - Without a public option  emsimon33   Mar-14-10 07:00 PM   #28 
  - Yup (nt)  Dinger   Mar-14-10 08:20 PM   #34 
     - Certainly looks that way  emsimon33   Mar-14-10 11:45 PM   #47 
  - So in a week we start lobbying to open medicare as a competing plan for all.  Skink   Mar-14-10 07:56 PM   #29 
  - If you know a lobbyist who will lobby for that, good luck. Otherwise, I think you'll be wasting  No Elephants   Mar-14-10 08:10 PM   #30 
     - We can open up Medicare in a seperate bit of legislation.  Skink   Mar-14-10 08:18 PM   #33 
     - I just addressed that point in Reply 30. See also, Liberation's Reply 18.  No Elephants   Mar-14-10 08:28 PM   #35 
     - Didn't Grayson already introduce a bill to do just that?  tclambert   Mar-14-10 08:48 PM   #37 
        - Introducing a bill and getting one enacted into law are 2 VERY different things. Again, please  No Elephants   Mar-14-10 09:34 PM   #39 
     - Not just a lobbyist, but someone who will write large campaign  dflprincess   Mar-14-10 09:38 PM   #41 
     - Goes without saying. Otherwise, I'd be a lobbyist. Of course, I did write  No Elephants   Mar-14-10 09:46 PM   #43 
     - Wow, that's a really dark, cynical view, NE.  Ignis   Mar-16-10 02:02 PM   #49 
  - Did Gibbs have any idea  customerserviceguy   Mar-14-10 09:44 PM   #42 
  - He says "it" will be the law of the land, but he does not say whether "it"  No Elephants   Mar-14-10 10:04 PM   #44 
  - Enjoy your "victory" (short-term)  FunMe   Mar-14-10 10:18 PM   #45 
  - Well they locked it but it's relevant nonetheless  Triana   Mar-14-10 11:05 PM   #46 
     - I predict that due to this DRAMA, the midterms will be a political blood-bath for democrats. eom  ShortnFiery   Mar-16-10 02:03 PM   #50 

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