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mvd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-29-09 02:35 PM
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7. I was glad to see that part in
The bill is neither a disaster or as good as it should be with the Democrats in the majority.
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  -The most important part of the House bill: it strips the insurers' anti-trust exemption andym  Oct-29-09 02:25 PM   #0 
  - Someone PLEASE tell me why the Failers are bitchin now?! Please? Thx  uponit7771   Oct-29-09 02:27 PM   #1 
  - Just looking for anything negative to have a fit over.  Connie_Corleone   Oct-29-09 02:31 PM   #4 
  - here ya go  Skittles   Oct-30-09 01:50 AM   #20 
  - Because it doesn't give everyone a pony? nt  Honeycombe8   Oct-29-09 08:14 PM   #13 
  - Because if they are proven wrong, they will lose face.  FrenchieCat   Oct-29-09 10:34 PM   #16 
  - Also allows for purchase across state lines. nt  Cant trust em   Oct-29-09 02:28 PM   #2 
  - That's one of the changes Republicans largely favor.  burning rain   Oct-29-09 07:09 PM   #12 
  - But,but, many on DU say this bill stinks. I think this would be great. n/t  theophilus   Oct-29-09 02:30 PM   #3 
  - it does  fascisthunter   Oct-29-09 02:31 PM   #5 
  - Pray tell WHY does it stink? Thx in advance  uponit7771   Oct-29-09 02:33 PM   #6 
     - here ya go  Skittles   Oct-30-09 01:50 AM   #21 
        - The rest of us are talking about the entirety of the bill, not one small portion.  Scarsdale Vibe   Oct-30-09 02:28 AM   #22 
        - is that what you call an insurance wet dream  Skittles   Oct-30-09 03:44 PM   #25 
        - Debunked. Here YOU go!  johnaries   Oct-31-09 12:48 AM   #27 
  - Large chunks of it do, but this? This is great. (nt)  Posteritatis   Oct-29-09 05:37 PM   #10 
  - I was glad to see that part in  mvd   Oct-29-09 02:35 PM   #7 
  - Agreed-- it could have been MUCH better  andym   Oct-29-09 02:37 PM   #8 
  - Taking away their anti-trust exemption may have more of a long-term effect than the public option.  backscatter712   Oct-29-09 05:19 PM   #9 
  - One Might Say The PO Debate Served As Great Cover  Beetwasher   Oct-29-09 05:44 PM   #11 
  - This is indeed critical. nt  polichick   Oct-29-09 08:17 PM   #14 
  - K&R  Vidar   Oct-29-09 10:23 PM   #15 
  - Even with the exemption gone, antitrust cases can be hard to prove.  Jim Lane   Oct-30-09 01:27 AM   #17 
  - Depends mostly on whose running the anti-trust division of the justice dept.  andym   Oct-30-09 01:38 AM   #19 
  - Not with the insurance companies  merh   Oct-30-09 02:45 AM   #23 
     - I'll agree with that.  backscatter712   Oct-30-09 07:56 AM   #24 
  - That's a good thing, but it isn't worth the bullshit mandates n/t  eridani   Oct-30-09 01:32 AM   #18 
  - Odds are it'll come out in conference.  Kitsune   Oct-30-09 05:58 PM   #26 

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