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Tellurian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-16-07 12:58 AM
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17. Absolutely...
The difference in Hillary's attempt this time is she is fully aware it's not only the health plan itself that has to be viable, it's getting the legislation through and passed by Congress. The timing is right. We are in a much better position this election cycle for picking up 8 to 10 more seats Democratic Congressional Seats reflecting an overwhelming Dem majority.
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  -Clinton to Propose Universal Health Care Herman Munster  Sep-15-07 11:38 PM   #0 
  - About time. Everyone has had theirs out for a long time. but,  illinoisprogressive   Sep-15-07 11:42 PM   #1 
  - I have never understood why it's important to some *when* a proposal is put out by a candidate  calteacherguy   Sep-15-07 11:44 PM   #2 
  - My thoughts exactly  ElizabethDC   Sep-16-07 12:04 AM   #6 
  - I'd rather see a well-thought out plan for any issue than a hurried rush to the press.  AZBlue   Sep-16-07 12:05 AM   #8 
  - She's proposing Insurance not Health Care. There's a difference. A big one.  SharonAnn   Sep-16-07 01:00 AM   #18 
  - You bet she is. Vote Edwards.  Hieronymus   Sep-17-07 04:27 AM   #53 
  - "I won't be snarky"  William769   Sep-16-07 10:57 AM   #34 
     - At least you and I don't pretend.  Forkboy   Sep-16-07 11:24 AM   #38 
  - She's afraid of the insurance companies.  amandabeech   Sep-15-07 11:45 PM   #3 
  - Well, well, well. I guess the insurance companies have finished drafting her plan  bluestateguy   Sep-15-07 11:53 PM   #4 
  - "But she is prepared once again to do battle with insurance companies, which she has said...  AZBlue   Sep-16-07 12:09 AM   #9 
  - With Edwards as your candidate, I wouldn't cast too many  Clark2008   Sep-16-07 08:14 AM   #24 
  - Cue Harry and Louise...!  regnaD kciN   Sep-16-07 12:01 AM   #5 
  - She has no intention of having single payer .. she's beholding to Big Pharma.  Hieronymus   Sep-16-07 12:04 AM   #7 
  - Are you psychic? Or do you have an advance copy of the plan?  AZBlue   Sep-16-07 12:10 AM   #10 
     - Single payer would be government .. you obviously didn't read the original  Hieronymus   Sep-16-07 12:21 AM   #12 
        - What's that have to do with big pharma?  Telly Savalas   Sep-16-07 07:52 AM   #23 
        - She doesn't want to work with them - it would be a mandate.  AZBlue   Sep-16-07 03:27 PM   #39 
           - What mandate?  redqueen   Sep-17-07 12:29 PM   #63 
  - From what I've seen today....  Dr.Phool   Sep-16-07 12:14 AM   #11 
  - This Mitt Romney style health care is dangerous.  Nutmegger   Sep-16-07 12:46 AM   #15 
  - The hope of the Democratic party models her plan on that of a  NCevilDUer   Sep-16-07 11:07 AM   #35 
  - Bravo  mustang   Sep-16-07 12:21 AM   #13 
  - She gets it better than anyone.  DURHAM D   Sep-16-07 12:37 AM   #14 
  - Absolutely...  Tellurian   Sep-16-07 12:58 AM   #17 
  - Hillary shares her bed with Big Pharma  IndianaGreen   Sep-16-07 12:47 AM   #16 
  - Yeah, huge legislative roll backs are going to be a "pain" for Big Pharma..  Tellurian   Sep-16-07 01:01 AM   #19 
  - What "legislative rollbacks"?  NCevilDUer   Sep-16-07 11:24 AM   #37 
     - Sen Clinton has not released her Health Care plan..  Tellurian   Sep-16-07 06:56 PM   #40 
     - Wish I could  NCevilDUer   Sep-17-07 11:21 AM   #58 
     - Gee, am I a frickin psychic?  NCevilDUer   Sep-17-07 12:25 PM   #61 
     - You bet .. thanks...  Hieronymus   Sep-17-07 04:34 AM   #54 
  - That's exactly what this is  Donna Zen   Sep-17-07 04:34 AM   #55 
  - Big Pharma not as bad as Big Health Insurance, at least big  harun   Sep-17-07 06:43 AM   #57 
  - Sometimes DU makes me crazy.  avrdream   Sep-16-07 05:36 AM   #20 
  - Sure, what's another 150,000 - 250,000 needless deaths, as long as the insurance industry can suck  greyhound1966   Sep-17-07 04:37 AM   #56 
  - There already IS ..  sendero   Sep-16-07 05:43 AM   #21 
  - She's still in bed with the insurance Companies, what a surprise  kenzee13   Sep-16-07 06:46 AM   #22 
  - Better start educating people NOW in the Medical fields. Can you imagine  Rene   Sep-16-07 08:41 AM   #25 
  - For someone who touts her 'experience' especially with regards to health care reform  Terri S   Sep-16-07 08:50 AM   #26 
  - Any candidate can PROMISE or PROPOSE anything.....  Totally Committed   Sep-16-07 09:01 AM   #27 
  - I don't have a clue  Jim4Wes   Sep-16-07 09:24 AM   #28 
  - Why would any community want to have to hide their true selves  Totally Committed   Sep-16-07 09:31 AM   #29 
  - I already said  Jim4Wes   Sep-16-07 09:37 AM   #31 
  - delete  Jim4Wes   Sep-16-07 09:36 AM   #30 
  - Thanks .. you summed it up.  Hieronymus   Sep-17-07 04:25 AM   #52 
  - If it involves the inusurance bloodsuckers  GreenArrow   Sep-16-07 10:30 AM   #32 
  - " . . . . to make insurance more affordable"  Vinca   Sep-16-07 10:33 AM   #33 
  - Obesity management, Safeway style? Not a word of "anti-trust"  WeCanWorkItOut   Sep-16-07 11:14 AM   #36 
  - It's easy - create a new, federally sanctioned, "lower tier" level of medical services...  FormerRushFan   Sep-16-07 07:41 PM   #45 
  - In reality, how much weight does a Presidential plan carry?  renie408   Sep-16-07 07:42 PM   #46 
  - Please, please, may it help the greying self-employed....  NancyG   Sep-16-07 07:29 PM   #41 
  - Inadequate, and doesn't compete with HR 676. n/t  LWolf   Sep-16-07 07:37 PM   #42 
  - It won't hurt one bit to have this issue constantly on the front burner of  Old Crusoe   Sep-16-07 07:39 PM   #43 
  - How do we get rid of the insurance industry?  renie408   Sep-16-07 07:40 PM   #44 
  - how about  Snarkturian Clone   Sep-16-07 08:40 PM   #47 
  - Oh, lovely, just lovely. "her plan would preserve a large role for private insurance companies"  antigop   Sep-16-07 09:22 PM   #48 
  - The "socially acceptable" candidates anointed by the MSM  Lydia Leftcoast   Sep-16-07 10:22 PM   #49 
  - I'm still waiting to hear what the rationale is for keeping for-profit insurance companies involved.  Sparkly   Sep-16-07 10:27 PM   #50 
  - let us be clear  maxanne   Sep-16-07 10:37 PM   #51 
  - Not true universal health care  marlakay   Sep-17-07 11:31 AM   #59 
  - As I Recall, She Was In Charge Of This Effort Some Years Ago  Forrest Greene   Sep-17-07 11:40 AM   #60 
  - Is anyone SERIOUSLY expecting anything groundbreaking?  redqueen   Sep-17-07 12:27 PM   #62 

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