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kaygore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-21-09 12:31 PM
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38. Reminds me of Cheney's energy policy team and their secret sessions
and we all know how that turned out!
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  -Who is working on the health care plans...mostly behind closed doors. madfloridian  Mar-17-09 11:43 PM   #0 
  - F--kers.  Naturyl   Mar-17-09 11:50 PM   #1 
  - They say "forcing private insurers out of business" like it's a BAD thing....  Triana   Mar-17-09 11:56 PM   #2 
  - Private insurers only want really safe bets. LIke State Farm leaving Florida.  madfloridian   Mar-20-09 05:09 PM   #15 
  - Hey, wouldn't that the that "free market" thing they always talk about?  Bettie   Mar-21-09 11:20 AM   #34 
  - They're saying "forcing private insurers out of business"  wolfgangmo   Mar-22-09 09:23 AM   #48 
  - So now they are going to force people to pay for crap that they can't afford  Cleita   Mar-17-09 11:58 PM   #3 
  - Looks that way.  madfloridian   Mar-20-09 03:52 PM   #14 
  - Our clinic is the same way.  wolfgangmo   Mar-22-09 09:29 AM   #49 
  - Mandatory Health In$urance - F^*k Me!  leftstreet   Mar-18-09 12:04 AM   #4 
  - Behind closed doors...  greenkal   Mar-18-09 12:11 AM   #5 
  - Never a good idea.  madfloridian   Mar-20-09 06:57 PM   #16 
  - I Know Kennedy Is Sick But He Is In The Pocket Of The Insurance Companies & Big Pharma......  global1   Mar-18-09 12:16 AM   #6 
  - I am afraid he was also very instrumental in pushing NCLB.  madfloridian   Mar-18-09 12:01 PM   #9 
     - He was also one of the chief negotiators of the Pension "Protection" Act  antigop   Mar-20-09 10:39 PM   #19 
  - The equivalent of Cheney's secret energy meetings... and we all know how THAT turned out.  DCKit   Mar-18-09 12:35 AM   #7 
  - Sounds about right.  madfloridian   Mar-20-09 12:40 PM   #11 
  - At least we know who is in the room. nt  Mithreal   Mar-21-09 12:21 PM   #37 
  - Health Insurance is not Health Care.  earthboundmisfit   Mar-18-09 12:43 AM   #8 
  - Exactly right.  madfloridian   Mar-18-09 01:31 PM   #10 
  - Mandatory insurance is NOT what we need. Far, FAR from it.  kath   Mar-20-09 12:46 PM   #12 
  - Exactly.  madfloridian   Mar-20-09 12:48 PM   #13 
  - More on who is working on the health care plan.  madfloridian   Mar-20-09 09:27 PM   #17 
  - This is what Obama is threatening to include in the budge reconciliation bill  amandabeech   Mar-20-09 10:22 PM   #18 
     - So, Obama will sell us out to the insurance companies, call it "reform"  dflprincess   Mar-20-09 10:48 PM   #20 
     - I had an article on MA, don't think it is doing so fine there.  madfloridian   Mar-20-09 11:33 PM   #26 
        - Hmmmm.  amandabeech   Mar-21-09 03:52 PM   #44 
  - Doesn't the state of Massachusetts have mandatory insurance? nt  antigop   Mar-20-09 10:50 PM   #21 
  - The Massachusetts Health Plan is a failure.  avaistheone1   Mar-21-09 01:41 AM   #27 
     - Thank you., I had read some stuff about the MA plan that wasn't complimentary.  antigop   Mar-21-09 10:17 AM   #29 
  - NOT FUCKING GOOD!  leftofthedial   Mar-20-09 10:50 PM   #22 
  - You'd think that one of these days the Chamber of Commerce and  dflprincess   Mar-20-09 11:05 PM   #24 
     - Business have figured this out.  wolfgangmo   Mar-22-09 09:35 AM   #50 
  - WATCH. WYDEN'S. BILL.  antigop   Mar-20-09 11:03 PM   #23 
  - Everyone must buy insurance. Am I missing the public option?  madfloridian   Mar-20-09 11:32 PM   #25 
     - I don't see a public option either, mad. That's why we need to watch this--carefully. n/t  antigop   Mar-21-09 10:17 AM   #30 
  - Obama has lied to us several times; health care being on of those times.  antimatter98   Mar-21-09 06:34 AM   #28 
  - They already have a National Health Care Plan.... MEDICARE  Kansas Wyatt   Mar-21-09 10:31 AM   #31 
  - "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore" -"network the movie"  beaudogjake   Mar-21-09 10:59 AM   #32 
  - So let me get this straight. They are going to replace Medicare and  jwirr   Mar-21-09 11:09 AM   #33 
  - So this never happened?  Born_A_Truman   Mar-21-09 11:48 AM   #35 
  - The closed door meetings have been going on since last fall.  madfloridian   Mar-21-09 12:16 PM   #36 
  - Is there any evidence that the Community Discussions are guiding policy? nt  Mithreal   Mar-21-09 12:35 PM   #39 
  - These community discussions were a nice gesture.  JDPriestly   Mar-22-09 02:10 AM   #47 
  - Reminds me of Cheney's energy policy team and their secret sessions  kaygore   Mar-21-09 12:31 PM   #38 
  - The difference being Cheney's attendees were secret. nt  Mithreal   Mar-21-09 12:36 PM   #40 
  - Pathetic Ruth Marcus Column Today on Healthcare Reform  pmorlan1   Mar-21-09 01:10 PM   #41 
  - The option of a PUBLIC insurance plan similar to Medicare was the heart of Obama's plan that he  Time for change   Mar-21-09 02:52 PM   #42 
  - I think that is why Dean is speaking out so much on this.  madfloridian   Mar-21-09 02:56 PM   #43 
  - See what is deemed, defended and supported in Tennessee as THE ACCEPTABLE STANDARDS OF HEALTH CARE.  quidam56   Mar-21-09 04:23 PM   #45 
  - I want to support Obama, but this is not the change or hope we voted for.  JDPriestly   Mar-22-09 01:47 AM   #46 

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