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Milo_Bloom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-28-07 05:44 PM
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44. Gore, Kucinich.
As for Edwards' plan you can actually read about it on his website.

http://johnedwards.com/issues/health-care/health-care-f... /

Require businesses and other employers to either cover their employees or help finance their health insurance.
Make insurance affordable by creating new tax credits, expanding Medicaid and SCHIP, reforming insurance laws, and taking innovative steps to contain health care costs.
Create regional Health Care Markets purchasing pools to give every American the bargaining power to purchase an affordable, high-quality health plan, increase choices among insurance plans, and cut costs for businesses offering insurance.
Once these steps have been taken, require all American residents to get insurance.

Every part of his plan involves getting people INSURANCE, not health care. It winds up continuing to feed into the problem, which is the middle man system.

Just like his tax plan, he fails to follow through on his rhetoric.
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  - Edwards: 2-year ban on new drug ads babylonsister  Oct-28-07 03:26 PM   #0 
  - That's my man! (K & R!)  Triana   Oct-28-07 03:28 PM   #1 
  - Is Edwards accusing Clinton of taking bribes???? (from OP)  MethuenProgressive   Oct-28-07 03:54 PM   #21 
     - I agree with Edwards on this.  Inspired   Oct-28-07 05:41 PM   #42 
  - Yowzer!  Ninga   Oct-28-07 03:28 PM   #2 
  - K & R for John Edwards  Ninga   Oct-28-07 03:30 PM   #3 
  - Chantix is an interesting case  Yael   Oct-28-07 03:31 PM   #4 
  - knr!  tekisui   Oct-28-07 03:38 PM   #8 
  - There's a story I saw on here (I think) about it..  lildreamer316   Oct-28-07 03:43 PM   #15 
  - Yes -- a Musician. I saw that  Yael   Oct-28-07 03:47 PM   #18 
     - Well that's good!  lildreamer316   Oct-28-07 04:41 PM   #30 
  - Chantix has been advertised on TV------I've seen ads within  Fed_Up_Grammy   Oct-28-07 04:54 PM   #32 
     - I absolutely loathe big pharma  JTFrog   Oct-29-07 03:25 AM   #69 
  - I have got to Kick this one  proud patriot   Oct-28-07 03:32 PM   #5 
  - Great Issue  Moochy   Oct-28-07 03:32 PM   #6 
  - How a total ban on DTC prescription drug advertising?  Liberal Veteran   Oct-28-07 03:37 PM   #7 
  - Agreed... either ban it or allow it, but...  Milo_Bloom   Oct-28-07 03:40 PM   #13 
  - Over 30% of pharma's budget is sales and marketing  Yael   Oct-28-07 03:49 PM   #19 
     - Its a very narrow way of looking at it.  Milo_Bloom   Oct-28-07 03:54 PM   #22 
        - I think that's a rather narrow way to look at it  cuke   Oct-29-07 01:32 AM   #65 
  - sorry, off topic, but I love your cats!!!  phen43   Oct-28-07 03:44 PM   #16 
  - I couldn't agree with you more...  thetaoofterri   Oct-29-07 11:15 AM   #79 
  - Perm ban on all drug advertisement ...including alcohol !  L0oniX   Oct-28-07 03:39 PM   #9 
  - Yeah..it's not like alcohol sales would really suffer.  lildreamer316   Oct-28-07 03:44 PM   # 
  - Second!!!  Froward69   Oct-29-07 01:23 AM   #63 
  - Third!  FloridaJudy   Oct-29-07 03:21 PM   #91 
  - Well, with no issue left, I guess he has lost his mind.  Milo_Bloom   Oct-28-07 03:39 PM   #10 
  - How does advertising drive down the cost?  tired_old_fireman   Oct-28-07 04:45 PM   #31 
     - Because advertising works.  Milo_Bloom   Oct-28-07 05:03 PM   #34 
        - So...When Edwards says we need to get insurance companies and HMOs out...  Triana   Oct-28-07 05:25 PM   #38 
        - Too bad his plan doesn't follow his rhetoric.  Milo_Bloom   Oct-28-07 05:34 PM   #40 
           - Tell us about how his plan doesn't follow his "rhetoric"  Triana   Oct-28-07 05:40 PM   #41 
              - Gore, Kucinich.  Milo_Bloom   Oct-28-07 05:44 PM   #44 
                 - You missed the "non-profit" part...  Triana   Oct-28-07 05:59 PM   #46 
                 - Wow, he really suckered you, didn't he?  Milo_Bloom   Oct-28-07 06:05 PM   #47 
                    - No. I like his plan. He's my choice for President. If he's not yours...  Triana   Oct-28-07 07:36 PM   #53 
                       - As long as you don't try to claim he is saying things he isn't...  Milo_Bloom   Oct-28-07 09:28 PM   #57 
                          - Maybe you oughtta stop claiming he's NOT saying things that he IS  Triana   Oct-28-07 09:48 PM   #58 
                             - I'm not. I proved his rhetoric doesn't match his plan.  Milo_Bloom   Oct-28-07 09:54 PM   #60 
                                - You haven't proved a thing except that you are a Kucinich supporter....  Triana   Oct-29-07 08:48 AM   #71 
                                - I only proved what you claimed was wrong.  Milo_Bloom   Oct-29-07 12:12 PM   #85 
                                - You have "proved" nothing.  loudsue   Oct-29-07 12:01 PM   #83 
                                   - When Edwards is safely out of the race, I will be happy to leave his positions alone.  Milo_Bloom   Oct-29-07 12:12 PM   #86 
                 - wow, talk about missing the point  LSK   Oct-29-07 11:49 AM   #81 
        - Thanks for the explanation.  tired_old_fireman   Oct-28-07 06:49 PM   #48 
        - ABSOLUTELY!!!!!!!!  Milo_Bloom   Oct-28-07 06:51 PM   #49 
        - My sleeping pill RX costs me 1.73. My Dr. chose my pill, vs Ambien  xultar   Oct-29-07 09:46 AM   #74 
        - Milo... No way  sampsonblk   Oct-29-07 09:47 AM   #75 
        - One of the ways advertising is the problem  zalinda   Oct-29-07 10:00 AM   #77 
  - Good idea!!!  phen43   Oct-28-07 03:39 PM   #11 
  - Some arrangement would have to be made regarding the First Amendment  Old Crusoe   Oct-28-07 03:40 PM   #12 
  - I don't believe the first amendment is an issue here  adnelson60087   Oct-28-07 04:05 PM   #25 
  - I'd sure be for it. Purchase of public air time, though, remains  Old Crusoe   Oct-28-07 04:06 PM   #26 
  - Oh, yeah, the ol' "Corporate Personhood"  goodgd_yall   Oct-28-07 04:23 PM   #29 
  - Agreed - get RID of the corprat "personhood" crap (n/t)  Triana   Oct-28-07 05:27 PM   #39 
  - I strongly queston the Republicans when they use the argument against  Old Crusoe   Oct-28-07 07:49 PM   #54 
  - You could make it such that in order to get FDA approval you agree not to advertise  Hippo_Tron   Oct-28-07 05:51 PM   #45 
     - Sounds like a possibiity. So first off, we'd need a dedicated Democratic  Old Crusoe   Oct-28-07 07:56 PM   #55 
  - I could not agree more. I wish it was a two-year ban on ALL drug ads!  lildreamer316   Oct-28-07 03:42 PM   #14 
  - This is great! Edwards comes up with great ideas, time after  yy4me   Oct-28-07 03:44 PM   #17 
  - This is a great idea...  Not Me   Oct-28-07 03:53 PM   #20 
  - Thank you John Edwards.  Nutmegger   Oct-28-07 04:03 PM   #23 
  - Edwards keeps winning in Democratic polls.  Hieronymus   Oct-28-07 04:04 PM   #24 
  - Should be banned altogether though...  bicentennial_baby   Oct-28-07 04:06 PM   #27 
  - Good idea  goodgd_yall   Oct-28-07 04:18 PM   #28 
  - All drug advertising should be banned. It was better when the  Fed_Up_Grammy   Oct-28-07 04:56 PM   #33 
  - Sometimes they can have the reverse effect.  CTyankee   Oct-28-07 05:05 PM   #35 
  - The top ten pharmaceutical companies make more in profits than the rest of the Fortune 500 combined,  Tejanocrat   Oct-28-07 05:10 PM   #36 
  - WOW! & KICK! Go, Johnny. Go! n/t  ChiciB1   Oct-28-07 05:13 PM   #37 
  - Things like this are why he edges out the others for me (n/t)  Sandaasu   Oct-28-07 05:43 PM   #43 
  - I can get behind that. nt.  IndianaJones   Oct-28-07 06:52 PM   #50 
  - Up until a couple weeks ago, I was on th fence between Obama and Edwards  FatDave   Oct-28-07 07:10 PM   #51 
  - SAFETY is also a reason for Edwards' policy on this:  Triana   Oct-28-07 07:31 PM   #52 
  - Here's the entire Press Release/plan:  Catchawave   Oct-28-07 08:02 PM   #56 
  - Sen. Edwards - Always LEADING the way!!  MichDem10   Oct-28-07 09:51 PM   #59 
  - Um no, not really  Froward69   Oct-29-07 01:22 AM   #62 
  - Only two years??????  Froward69   Oct-29-07 01:19 AM   #61 
  - There he goes again.  toughboy   Oct-29-07 01:29 AM   #64 
  - Good point.  Froward69   Oct-29-07 03:12 AM   #67 
  - Biden is a recovered BSer. He's not polished as a campaigner, but I believe  toughboy   Oct-30-07 03:12 AM   #97 
  - Hes in Congress right now? I didnt know that...  LSK   Oct-29-07 11:52 AM   #82 
     - Surely anyone concerned about health care as a Presidential  toughboy   Oct-30-07 03:10 AM   #96 
  - Thank God  Dewlso   Oct-29-07 01:40 AM   #66 
  - A two year moratorium is nothing  Froward69   Oct-29-07 03:14 AM   #68 
  - Cialis... those are the WORST. Do all old people bathe outside after sex?  Justyce   Oct-29-07 02:29 PM   #88 
  - Oops, self-delete.  Justyce   Oct-29-07 02:29 PM   #89 
  - K&R! n/t  JTFrog   Oct-29-07 03:51 AM   #70 
  - But I need to know when they come out with a drug for "restless dick syndrome".  L0oniX   Oct-29-07 09:19 AM   #72 
  - Combine side effects for maximum effect  Moochy   Oct-29-07 09:56 AM   #76 
  - Great idea John (you the man) n/t)  harun   Oct-29-07 09:38 AM   #73 
  - right on! go John!  donsu   Oct-29-07 10:09 AM   #78 
  - Hah... I like this.  redqueen   Oct-29-07 11:34 AM   #80 
  - How about a ban on John Edwards campaign commercials?  2rth2pwr   Oct-29-07 12:07 PM   #84 
  - No, a ban on new prescription drug ads is what the OP is about  Moochy   Oct-29-07 02:30 PM   #90 
     - moochy's calling me bucky?! LOL! nt  2rth2pwr   Oct-29-07 04:45 PM   #92 
        - Bucky is as Bucky does  Moochy   Oct-29-07 05:23 PM   #93 
           - kthxbai. nt  2rth2pwr   Oct-29-07 05:34 PM   #94 
  - Geeze, I love that man more each day. I think he's finding his groove.  mzmolly   Oct-29-07 12:21 PM   #87 
  - Ban ALL drug ads from all media!!!  ProudDad   Oct-29-07 07:52 PM   #95 
  - This doesn't go far enough  DinoBoy   Oct-30-07 03:34 AM   #98 
 

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