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Better Believe It Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-24-09 01:33 PM
Response to Reply #20
22. Until the past few years there really wasn't much of a movement for single payer.

This is something pretty new and the single payer movement will continue to grow, with or without a weak public option signed into law.
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  -Some ideas posted here would be a lot more credible with a list of 50 conceivable Senate votes. BzaDem  Aug-23-09 06:47 PM   #0 
  - That want an alternative one and blame everyone else for it not being their alternative universe  stray cat   Aug-23-09 06:49 PM   #1 
  - If I read one more thread encouraging folks to call the White House and demand....  Clio the Leo   Aug-23-09 06:51 PM   #2 
  - +1  NYC_SKP   Aug-23-09 06:57 PM   #3 
  - CAll the WH Right Fucking Now!  donco6   Aug-23-09 06:59 PM   #4 
     - AHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! :-) NT  Clio the Leo   Aug-23-09 08:43 PM   #21 
  - If we can't get 50 votes, we should give up.  Laelth   Aug-23-09 07:01 PM   #5 
  - Just like Democrats gained 3 seats in the Senate and between 3-6 seats in the House in 1994?  BzaDem   Aug-23-09 07:07 PM   #7 
     - This time the Repukes don't have Gingrich and the Contract On America Lying Machine  omega minimo   Aug-23-09 07:41 PM   #15 
     - I do not fear a repeat of 1994.  Laelth   Aug-23-09 07:55 PM   #18 
  - Some people seem to forget that the executive controls the administrative agencies  depakid   Aug-23-09 07:05 PM   #6 
  - If you are saying Obama can cover the uninsured without Congress, that is as true as Palin's  BzaDem   Aug-23-09 07:07 PM   #8 
  - Nope- but I am saying that the FCC could re-regulate America's dysfunctional media  depakid   Aug-23-09 07:37 PM   #12 
     - Since the majority -- I haven't checked, but..  Davis_X_Machina   Aug-23-09 07:44 PM   #16 
        - Last I saw, companies that owned the cable channels also have a lot of broadcasting outlets  depakid   Aug-23-09 07:52 PM   #17 
  - And the money to pay for it.  Davis_X_Machina   Aug-23-09 07:15 PM   #9 
     - Congress hasn't stepped in and taken appropriations in the past  depakid   Aug-23-09 07:39 PM   #14 
  - Politics most days means working hard...  Davis_X_Machina   Aug-23-09 07:20 PM   #10 
  - We can easily get 50 votes WITHOUT reconciliation!  Better Believe It   Aug-23-09 07:30 PM   #11 
     - You're missing the point. I'm saying that a lot of DU-healthcare-proposals WON'T EVEN GET 50 votes.  BzaDem   Aug-23-09 07:38 PM   #13 
        - I understand your defeatist position, I just disagree with it.  Better Believe It   Aug-23-09 08:13 PM   #19 
           - I guess we'll just have to agree to disagree.  BzaDem   Aug-23-09 08:29 PM   #20 
              - Until the past few years there really wasn't much of a movement for single payer.  Better Believe It   Aug-24-09 01:33 PM   #22 
 

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