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elocs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-13-09 06:52 AM
Response to Reply #38
41. I think that Obama has found the realities of what he can or cannot do as president
to be different from what he believed as a senator. I am sure if he does not completely support single payer now and he did in the past, that change was not made on a whim and he didn't do it to just piss off people.
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  -Obama Massive Fail - Universal Single Payer Not For Profit Health Care The Only Solution lostnotforgotten  May-12-09 11:40 PM   #0 
  - Heh. Obama sucks!  babylonsister   May-12-09 11:44 PM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-12-09 11:50 PM   #2 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   May-13-09 12:05 AM   #9 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-13-09 06:23 AM   #34 
     - Every time you get in the car, you wonder: is this the ride that will take my home, my life?  Oregone   May-13-09 12:06 AM   #10 
     - Living if fear is worse that injecting yourself with blood flood a deiseased rat  Grinchie   May-13-09 02:47 AM   #26 
  - It's not gonna happen. And for good reason: the voters don't want it.  Honeycombe8   May-12-09 11:55 PM   #3 
  - Wrong, Wrong, Wrong - The American Oligarchs Don't Want It  lostnotforgotten   May-12-09 11:56 PM   #4 
  - Reality doesn't mean we need to give up the fight for it.  Bolo Boffin   May-12-09 11:57 PM   #5 
  - Don't Repeat The Right Wing Oligarch Meme - The American Do Want Single Payer  lostnotforgotten   May-12-09 11:59 PM   #7 
     - I don't know anyone, not one person, who wants a public system only.  Honeycombe8   May-13-09 12:11 AM   #12 
     - Everyone I know, with the exception of one dittohead freeper, wants  Lorien   May-13-09 02:04 AM   #23 
     - Perhaps you live in a Secure Gated Community.  Grinchie   May-13-09 03:02 AM   #29 
     - Spotted As A Health Insurance Cheerleader - How's That Working For You By The Way?  lostnotforgotten   May-13-09 06:29 AM   #40 
     - I'm all for it if you can assure me that it won't be like Medicaid  ecstatic   May-13-09 12:30 AM   #18 
  - Don't even Start A Flame War On This Issue - I Lived The Hell For 5 Years  lostnotforgotten   May-12-09 11:58 PM   #6 
  - sounds like our HMO but that HMO is for profit lol (starts with bluuuuuuuue) nt  msongs   May-13-09 12:00 AM   #8 
  - "But they narrowed it down to two candidates, neither of whom thought single-payer would be the way"  Oregone   May-13-09 12:09 AM   #11 
  - I voted for O. I read his campaign website, where his plans on the  Honeycombe8   May-13-09 12:18 AM   #15 
  - You picked the right man.  babylonsister   May-13-09 12:23 AM   #17 
  - Nice of you to tell me why I voted for Obama. Sounds like  firedupdem   May-13-09 12:22 AM   #16 
     - Not really...  Oregone   May-13-09 12:35 AM   #19 
  - The MSM narrowed the race down to two candidates  dflprincess   May-13-09 12:16 AM   #13 
  - The horror stories are being brought to you by the same people  dgibby   May-13-09 12:16 AM   #14 
  - Not sure whos Navy you were in.  Thothmes   May-13-09 06:55 PM   #57 
  - according to an AP poll from 2007, most Americans support single-payer  JustinL   May-13-09 02:03 AM   #22 
  - I lived in Germany for five years  JPettus   May-13-09 02:43 AM   #25 
  - What Corporate talking point wagone di you fall off of?  Grinchie   May-13-09 02:59 AM   #28 
  - of course you would start hearing horror stories now  livefreest   May-13-09 03:29 AM   #30 
  - The plan is not to "radically" switch. The plan is/was to offer a public plan as an option ...  Triana   May-13-09 05:51 AM   #33 
  - The voters do want it  Bluenorthwest   May-13-09 07:06 AM   #42 
  - The horror stories are greatly exaggerated.  subterranean   May-13-09 03:57 PM   #55 
  - Agreed..but we need to be REALISTIC!! n/t  vaberella   May-13-09 01:12 AM   #20 
  - 40 Million Americans Want Solutions Not Realism - Fuck Realism!  lostnotforgotten   May-13-09 06:24 AM   #35 
     - Let me be frank.  vaberella   May-13-09 09:31 AM   #44 
        - Were the Cuban's being realistic with their Healthcare reform?  harun   May-13-09 03:47 PM   #54 
  - I don't agree with Obama on this issue, but ...  Puzzler   May-13-09 01:57 AM   #21 
  - In 2003 He Was A Supporter - Those Facts Posted Here At The Very DU  lostnotforgotten   May-13-09 06:24 AM   #36 
     - Show me the proof...  vaberella   May-13-09 09:32 AM   #45 
     - Well, he wasn't a supporter in 2008...  Puzzler   May-13-09 12:16 PM   #49 
  - Single Payer is paid by taxes in other countries.  FrenchieCat   May-13-09 02:22 AM   #24 
  - How stupid do you think I am to prefer a $450 a month "premium"--  eridani   May-13-09 05:44 AM   #32 
     - Tell It Eridani - Obama's Massive Fail Will Be His Legacy  lostnotforgotten   May-13-09 06:28 AM   #39 
        - Yawn. n/t  BzaDem   May-13-09 01:34 PM   #51 
  - Well, welcome to the real world where our president is not perfect and things work imperfectly.  elocs   May-13-09 02:54 AM   #27 
  - He Supported Single Payer Back In 2003 - He Can Support It Again  lostnotforgotten   May-13-09 06:27 AM   #38 
     - I think that Obama has found the realities of what he can or cannot do as president  elocs   May-13-09 06:52 AM   #41 
  - PEOPLE CALM DOWN  livefreest   May-13-09 03:34 AM   #31 
  - You Live Without Health Care Access For 5 Years And Then Tell Me To Calm Down!  lostnotforgotten   May-13-09 06:26 AM   #37 
     - I've lived without it for 10....so I can most definitely say "CALM DOWN!"  vaberella   May-13-09 09:34 AM   #46 
     - ok. point taken  livefreest   May-14-09 12:51 AM   #59 
  - Bullshit. Single Payer is not realistic. It would never happen with this Congress  Thrill   May-13-09 08:28 AM   #43 
  - Exactly. n/t  vaberella   May-13-09 11:02 AM   #48 
  - Shh. I'm sick and tired of your reasoned arguments and facts. n/t  BzaDem   May-13-09 01:41 PM   #52 
  - PROGRESSIVES MASSIVE FAIL: Believing THEIR way is the ONLY WAY. n/t  stevenleser   May-13-09 11:01 AM   #47 
  - the travelocity gnome sure is pissed, isn't he?  dionysus   May-13-09 12:18 PM   #50 
  - All Obama has to do is expand Medicare or Medicad...  and-justice-for-all   May-13-09 03:42 PM   #53 
  - K&R  Wednesdays   May-13-09 06:20 PM   #56 
  - So in your view, we shouldn't even be discussing other options?  Hippo_Tron   May-13-09 06:57 PM   #58 
 

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