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Solon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-11-06 03:55 PM
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32. How about because it will help millions of people get needed medical...
care? Isn't that more important than your attitude?
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  -I oppose Hillarycare from the Left bluestateguy  Feb-11-06 01:40 PM   #0 
  - I agree with you, but for personal reasons  ayeshahaqqiqa   Feb-11-06 02:10 PM   #1 
  - Better solution  Poppyseedman   Feb-11-06 02:14 PM   #2 
  - Well medical liability is a two-way street  liberalpragmatist   Feb-11-06 02:22 PM   #4 
  - Until you fix the legal end of the cost of medical care,  Poppyseedman   Feb-11-06 02:37 PM   #11 
  - Highly overrated...  Solon   Feb-11-06 02:53 PM   #14 
  - Good answer. Liability costs are a red herring. Thanks for the link.  pinto   Feb-11-06 03:00 PM   #18 
     - Yep, and that increase is driven by two things...  Solon   Feb-11-06 03:08 PM   #20 
        - Almost  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 03:56 PM   #34 
  - Oh yes by all means lets do what the AMA says. What a crock.  greyhound1966   Feb-11-06 04:09 PM   #43 
  - There is NOT a lot of frivolous malpractice lawsuits!!!  PBass   Feb-11-06 04:35 PM   #55 
  - "Tort reform" is a sideshow. Kindest way to address this post.  faygokid   Feb-11-06 02:27 PM   #6 
  - Get ready to be unloaded on...............you asked for it.  Poppyseedman   Feb-11-06 02:58 PM   #16 
     - debunked...post 14 n/t  Solon   Feb-11-06 03:09 PM   #21 
     - My comment about government largesse  Poppyseedman   Feb-11-06 03:15 PM   #25 
        - Actually I didn't say that...  Solon   Feb-11-06 03:22 PM   #27 
           - I think you're going to have to wait a long time for an answer. n/t  greyhound1966   Feb-11-06 04:19 PM   #47 
     - "tort reform is the place to start"  Warren Stupidity   Feb-11-06 03:11 PM   #22 
     - Care to back that assertion up with a source? .  Poppyseedman   Feb-11-06 03:19 PM   #26 
     - As soon as you address the numerous posts here  Warren Stupidity   Feb-11-06 03:37 PM   #30 
     - tort reform is a strategic RW intiative--don't take the bait!  Katherine Brengle   Feb-11-06 03:56 PM   #33 
     - I think others are addressing your contention well.  faygokid   Feb-11-06 03:14 PM   #23 
     - Think about this practically...  Solon   Feb-11-06 03:14 PM   #24 
     - If tort reform is going to lower costs  Nite Owl   Feb-11-06 03:33 PM   #29 
     - AMA are suckers  OzarkDem   Feb-11-06 04:12 PM   #45 
     - Red herring, no it isn't  OzarkDem   Feb-11-06 04:11 PM   #44 
     - Which is why the dems  Nite Owl   Feb-11-06 05:00 PM   #68 
     - Wrong! More RW corporate BS.  greyhound1966   Feb-11-06 04:18 PM   #46 
  - Tort reform is a strawman...  SoCalDem   Feb-11-06 03:03 PM   #19 
  - a recommendation  ptolle   Feb-11-06 04:03 PM   #39 
  - HSAs are a rip-off. I'm a self-employed person who has done the math  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-12-06 09:18 AM   #88 
  - Conservative Analysis says Single Payer the most Economically Sound  radio4progressives   Feb-11-06 02:20 PM   #3 
  - yes  savemefromdumbya   Feb-11-06 04:46 PM   #63 
  - I totally agree.....  ingac70   Feb-11-06 02:25 PM   #5 
  - I agree, too. Single payer is the way to go.  faygokid   Feb-11-06 02:28 PM   #7 
  - I doubt Hillary would revive the Hillarycare approach  liberalpragmatist   Feb-11-06 02:30 PM   #8 
  - Her proposal may not have been up to snuff in your opinion,  AtomicKitten   Feb-11-06 02:32 PM   #9 
  - Sounds like you don't know much  OzarkDem   Feb-11-06 02:34 PM   #10 
  - The Clinton proposal was corrupt  Warren Stupidity   Feb-11-06 03:00 PM   #17 
     - I agree with expanding Medicaid/Medicare  OzarkDem   Feb-11-06 03:56 PM   #35 
  - Your idea sounds good... a bit like the one Ted Kennedy proposes  WePurrsevere   Feb-11-06 02:39 PM   #12 
  - I'm a strong supporter of single payer health care system, too. People who  pinto   Feb-11-06 02:48 PM   #13 
  - I think states should have a role in healthcare rather than fed. burden  savemefromdumbya   Feb-11-06 04:40 PM   #58 
     - Then you have uneven benefits from state to state  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-12-06 09:22 AM   #89 
  - Corporate Party Democrats won't propose UHC.  Warren Stupidity   Feb-11-06 02:56 PM   #15 
  - My congressman - Sherrod Brown - supports it  OzarkDem   Feb-11-06 03:59 PM   #36 
  - They ALL support universal health coverage  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 04:29 PM   #52 
     - Actually they don't.  Warren Stupidity   Feb-12-06 07:33 AM   #83 
     - Americans have never been given the option of "choosing" single payer  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-12-06 09:24 AM   #90 
  - There is a very, very simple solution to "Universal Health Care".  Rosco T.   Feb-11-06 03:22 PM   #28 
  - I support free housing for all  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 03:51 PM   #31 
  - How about because it will help millions of people get needed medical...  Solon   Feb-11-06 03:55 PM   #32 
  - An idea isn't medical care  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 04:01 PM   #38 
     - Why do you need to protect "free market" private insurance?  OzarkDem   Feb-11-06 04:07 PM   #41 
     - *I* don't, but that's where America is at  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 04:22 PM   #48 
        - I don't see how that is possible...  Solon   Feb-11-06 04:36 PM   #56 
        - Words mean something  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 04:41 PM   #59 
           - How the hell do you sell a Universal plan while telling the middle class..  Solon   Feb-11-06 04:51 PM   #65 
           - Pssst, NO he wouldn't stay with the private carrier  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 04:57 PM   #66 
              - OK, so instead of eliminating the Insurance companies by law...  Solon   Feb-11-06 05:05 PM   #70 
                 - That's how most countries are  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 05:16 PM   #72 
                 - Oh, and one more thing  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 05:25 PM   #76 
           - See my post #90, re: Oregon single payer initiative  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-12-06 09:28 AM   #92 
        - There's the rub  tkmorris   Feb-11-06 05:00 PM   #67 
        - I see we don't have it  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 05:11 PM   #71 
        - Back that assertion up with some data.  Warren Stupidity   Feb-12-06 08:41 AM   #86 
     - Because it's just about as stupid as a "free market" in fire departments  eridani   Feb-14-06 01:27 AM   #97 
  - You missed the point, again  OzarkDem   Feb-11-06 04:04 PM   #40 
  - No, I face reality  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 04:25 PM   #49 
  - I'd like to know about these "good health care solutions that are on the  greyhound1966   Feb-11-06 04:29 PM   #51 
     - Exactly  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 04:31 PM   #53 
        - You make it too convoluted and no American will support it...  Solon   Feb-11-06 04:40 PM   #57 
        - No they won't  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 04:44 PM   #62 
        - You know nothing about me or my situation. I asked a simple  greyhound1966   Feb-11-06 04:43 PM   #60 
        - Hello??? They WON"T, that's my damned point  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 04:47 PM   #64 
        - The only proposals that are on the table "right now"  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-12-06 09:30 AM   #93 
  - healthcare should be free at the point of use  savemefromdumbya   Feb-11-06 04:44 PM   #61 
  - The selling point is not ideological. It's cost effective to provide  pinto   Feb-11-06 04:08 PM   #42 
  - National subsidized health coverage  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 04:27 PM   #50 
     - By national subsidized health care, do you mean an individual Fed. subsidy  pinto   Feb-11-06 05:01 PM   #69 
        - Not sure what you mean  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 05:21 PM   #74 
           - Medicare is what you mean, if I read you right. Premium based on income,  pinto   Feb-11-06 06:00 PM   #77 
              - All in the perception of the people  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 06:37 PM   #78 
                 - Yeah, I see some of your points. We'll have to agree to disagree.  pinto   Feb-11-06 06:49 PM   #79 
                    - It IS national health care  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 06:55 PM   #80 
                       - ...  pinto   Feb-11-06 07:01 PM   #81 
  - All right  bluestateguy   Feb-11-06 05:21 PM   #73 
  - And I'd be right there beside you  sandnsea   Feb-11-06 05:22 PM   #75 
  - So it's all about you?  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-12-06 09:26 AM   #91 
  - Yeah, well I'd happily take either....  NancyG   Feb-11-06 04:00 PM   #37 
  - need a system free at the point of use  savemefromdumbya   Feb-11-06 04:35 PM   #54 
  - I did not follow her program then, so read your summary with interest  question everything   Feb-11-06 07:12 PM   #82 
  - I compare it to the fire department, myself  eridani   Feb-14-06 01:36 AM   #98 
  - Healthcare the most glaring discrepancy in political representation  rman   Feb-12-06 07:44 AM   #84 
  - does Hillary still push Hillarycare?  Cocoa   Feb-12-06 08:02 AM   #85 
  - You have it exactly right, bluestateguy!  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-12-06 09:17 AM   #87 
  - Name 1 other Dem who brought more attention to the health care problem  mtnsnake   Feb-12-06 10:01 AM   #94 
  - Harry Truman, for one  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-12-06 10:53 PM   #95 
  - I agree with you. However--  eridani   Feb-14-06 01:23 AM   #96 
 

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