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SleeplessInAlabama Donating Member (341 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-26-09 07:50 AM
Response to Reply #32
33. I'm an idiot. Thank you.
Edited on Sun Jul-26-09 07:52 AM by SleeplessInAlabama
80 or 100 million households seems a lot more realistic.

But then the question become, who does have the funds on hand to do it now? Or will it need fundraising?
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  -Have You Actually READ House Bill HR676? tucsonlib  Jul-26-09 06:11 AM   #0 
  - It has nothing to do with opposing this bill. n/t  Dawgs   Jul-26-09 06:21 AM   #1 
  - "It"? n/t  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 06:24 AM   #2 
  - It?  grahamhgreen   Jul-26-09 10:57 AM   #71 
  - It's opposed because it would kill the profits made by the insurance companies.  drm604   Jul-26-09 06:34 AM   #3 
  - But Who, Besides The Insurance Companies Themselves, Would Give A Shit? n/t  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 06:36 AM   #6 
     - People who are swayed by the ins. cos lying propaganda. n/t  drm604   Jul-26-09 06:37 AM   #7 
     - Here's My Idea:  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 06:49 AM   #11 
     - People are brainwashed into thinking that we have the best system in the world  ejpoeta   Jul-26-09 06:57 AM   #16 
     - That's Why They Need To Read This Bill  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 07:03 AM   #19 
        - Most of the people that would oppose the bill  CLANG   Jul-26-09 08:02 AM   #37 
        - Like my mother in law...  Dorian Gray   Jul-27-09 06:22 AM   #127 
           - She Wasn't "ranting and ranting" About THIS Bill  tucsonlib   Jul-27-09 01:00 PM   #131 
              - She's clueless and doesn't care  Dorian Gray   Jul-27-09 08:10 PM   #138 
                 - I Truly Sympathize  tucsonlib   Jul-27-09 10:20 PM   #139 
        - yes they would. i try to impres upon my family every time they go off on  ejpoeta   Jul-27-09 06:58 AM   #128 
     - find a national republican mailing list, the blue dogs mailing lists,  angstlessk   Jul-26-09 07:45 AM   #30 
     - Oh, You Dreamer, You....  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 07:52 AM   #34 
     - I'm in. In the meantime we can print off the main points and pass them out in our neighborhoods.  Doremus   Jul-26-09 09:10 AM   #60 
     - Americans are demanding single-payer, what they're getting is Obama giving excuses why they can't.  grahamhgreen   Jul-26-09 11:06 AM   #73 
     - .  Hutzpa   Jul-26-09 01:44 PM   #84 
     - WTF! Moment  Hutzpa   Jul-26-09 01:44 PM   #85 
     - Sadly, some in America have been brainwashed that  truedelphi   Jul-26-09 02:31 PM   #97 
     - And we put a note in there with quotes from Wendell Potter the former CEO of Cigna on what he has  bkkyosemite   Jul-26-09 04:28 PM   #105 
     - Potter was not CEO...  JHB   Jul-27-09 06:58 AM   #129 
     - I have it posted to my website and have sent it out to my mailing list.  earcandle   Jul-26-09 11:40 PM   #122 
     - IE: stupid  OwnedByFerrets   Jul-26-09 09:33 AM   #69 
        - I think that's a bit unfair.  drm604   Jul-26-09 01:36 PM   #81 
           - Then we use their channel to saturate our facts n/t  Hutzpa   Jul-26-09 01:45 PM   #86 
           - That's been happening to some extent,  drm604   Jul-26-09 02:05 PM   #92 
              - I was thinking on the level of......  Hutzpa   Jul-26-09 02:37 PM   #98 
                 - It's difficult, but I think we have co-opted part of that route.  drm604   Jul-26-09 03:19 PM   #102 
                    - We can also provide our talking point  Hutzpa   Jul-26-09 04:45 PM   #106 
                       - Yes, of course  drm604   Jul-26-09 09:34 PM   #113 
           - you are correct  handmade34   Jul-26-09 01:47 PM   #87 
              - brand name  Aragorn   Jul-26-09 03:05 PM   #100 
     - Republicans  Auggie   Jul-26-09 02:16 PM   #94 
     - You Mean The Republican LEADERSHIP, Don't You?  tucsonlib   Jul-27-09 01:34 PM   #132 
     - Big Pharma for one.  glinda   Jul-26-09 04:17 PM   #104 
     - Screw 'em. We Outnumber Them A Million To One. n/t  tucsonlib   Jul-27-09 01:37 PM   #133 
        - Ya well, we outnumber NRA members and look how that goes.  glinda   Jul-27-09 01:45 PM   #134 
     - The politicians who stand to lose millions in campaign "contributions"  dflprincess   Jul-26-09 07:25 PM   #109 
  - Follow the money. nt  cabluedem   Jul-26-09 06:35 AM   #4 
  - Follow the money. nt  cabluedem   Jul-26-09 06:35 AM   #5 
  - Exactly  ipaint   Jul-26-09 07:19 AM   #23 
     - No Argument. But Then Again...  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 07:36 AM   #28 
     - I don't.  ipaint   Jul-26-09 08:09 AM   #41 
     - Both of your relies are exactly right.  Greyhound   Jul-26-09 09:20 AM   #64 
     - Then why doesn't he push it - that's what we hired him to do!  grahamhgreen   Jul-26-09 11:07 AM   #74 
     - I'm torn.  SleeplessInAlabama   Jul-26-09 10:24 PM   #118 
        - re: The President is no less of a politician than anyone else on the Hill.  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 11:24 PM   #120 
     - Jane Harman with $3.2 million  Hutzpa   Jul-26-09 01:55 PM   #90 
  - Thanks. I actually had not read the whole thing...  amyrose2712   Jul-26-09 06:38 AM   #8 
  - Whatdja Think? n/t  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 06:50 AM   #12 
  - it's not being opposed  lexanman   Jul-26-09 06:42 AM   #9 
  - The OP was about HR 676, not what they are trying to give us in its place.  mmonk   Jul-26-09 06:46 AM   #10 
  - oh...sorry about that.  lexanman   Jul-26-09 06:51 AM   #14 
     - No problem.  mmonk   Jul-26-09 06:59 AM   #17 
  - Please, Read The Bill. n/t  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 06:51 AM   #15 
  - Most Americans probably don't even know the bill exists. I've known about it for about 2 or 3 years.  Selatius   Jul-26-09 06:51 AM   #13 
  - When I told my Republican father in law of it, he said he would be  mmonk   Jul-26-09 07:11 AM   #21 
     - Agreed. Any Thoughts On Comment #11? n/t  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 07:15 AM   #22 
        - I agree with the premise that Americans are unaware  mmonk   Jul-26-09 07:53 AM   #35 
  - Insurance company employees who would face potential job loss ?  dipsydoodle   Jul-26-09 07:00 AM   #18 
  - Please, Read The Bill.  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 07:05 AM   #20 
  - The Bill also makes it clear  dipsydoodle   Jul-26-09 07:55 AM   #36 
  - They have not worried about the employed in other sectors  mmonk   Jul-26-09 08:03 AM   #38 
  - I think it is more the loss of  Patchuli   Jul-26-09 07:33 PM   #111 
  - This is quite possibly the single best, and one of the easiest to read bills  SleeplessInAlabama   Jul-26-09 07:20 AM   #24 
  - I Couldn't Agree More  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 07:32 AM   #27 
  - I have no idea how much that much postage costs....  SleeplessInAlabama   Jul-26-09 07:39 AM   #29 
     - Wouldn't It Be More Like A Third Of That?  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 07:47 AM   #32 
        - I'm an idiot. Thank you.  SleeplessInAlabama   Jul-26-09 07:50 AM   #33 
           - I Wonder If The Bill's Sponsors Have Even Considered The Idea  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 08:04 AM   #39 
  - I totally agree  BattyDem   Jul-26-09 01:39 PM   #83 
  - Elizabeth Kucinich on HR 676 and Weiner on the importance  mmonk   Jul-26-09 07:23 AM   #25 
  - Money, corruption, lack of integrity, and lobbyists n/t  newfie11   Jul-26-09 07:23 AM   #26 
  - Thanks for posting this.  fasttense   Jul-26-09 07:46 AM   #31 
  - Why? Because there are people who want it all and they want it all  babylonsister   Jul-26-09 08:07 AM   #40 
  - Those people are not the ones fighting/hiding this legislation. n/t  Greyhound   Jul-26-09 09:25 AM   #67 
  - h.r 676? not perfect? nt  tomp   Jul-27-09 06:09 AM   #126 
  - The republican's want to defeat the bill  dgibby   Jul-26-09 08:09 AM   #42 
  - They Wouldn't Have A Leg To Stand On  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 08:16 AM   #43 
     - I agree.  dgibby   Jul-26-09 08:52 AM   #55 
  - Some folks commenting haven't bothered to read the bill.  ipaint   Jul-26-09 08:18 AM   #44 
  - Ding Ding Ding!  SleeplessInAlabama   Jul-26-09 08:20 AM   #46 
  - They Don't Know What They're Missing.  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 08:20 AM   #47 
  - Can I Get Away With This?  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 08:26 AM   #48 
     - I was hoping someone would do that. n/t.  ipaint   Jul-26-09 08:28 AM   #50 
     - Easy! Like reading chapter titles and saying you read the whole book!  timeforpeace   Jul-26-09 08:34 AM   #51 
     - Thank you.  drm604   Jul-26-09 09:11 AM   #61 
        - Re: Why can't our representatives get behind this?  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 09:17 AM   #63 
  - Heck, even my DOCTOR loves this bill n/t  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jul-26-09 08:18 AM   #45 
  - Many do.  mmonk   Jul-26-09 08:27 AM   #49 
  - The main problem I see with this bill  Autumn   Jul-26-09 08:45 AM   #52 
  - OHMIGOD!  drm604   Jul-26-09 09:13 AM   #62 
  - mitch mcconnel and the like are not rational decent human beings  spanone   Jul-26-09 08:49 AM   #53 
  - Sad, But True....  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 08:51 AM   #54 
  - I have read it and think it is the best bill Congress has written in the last 100 years.  harun   Jul-26-09 08:52 AM   #56 
  - Now it must be made into the best bill Congress has passed in the last 100 years. n/t  SleeplessInAlabama   Jul-26-09 08:53 AM   #57 
  - In The Immortal Words Of John Belushi....  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 08:57 AM   #59 
  - If we had a Congress that represented the people they would. But our  harun   Jul-26-09 02:07 PM   #93 
  - At Least. n/t  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 08:53 AM   #58 
  - K&R. Yes.  Greyhound   Jul-26-09 09:20 AM   #65 
  - Ever hear Republicans turn down medicare, social security, military healthcare?  DemReadingDU   Jul-26-09 09:23 AM   #66 
  - Tomorrow I'll be calling some people.  drm604   Jul-26-09 09:29 AM   #68 
  - A useful brochure to hand out.  mmonk   Jul-26-09 10:43 AM   #70 
  - Thanks for that...nt  and-justice-for-all   Jul-27-09 02:02 PM   #137 
  - Obama should get behing and PUSH SINGLE PAYER! There will be no Repubs voting for  grahamhgreen   Jul-26-09 10:59 AM   #72 
  - He should. He's the person who can make it happen just like LBJ made  Cleita   Jul-26-09 01:19 PM   #77 
  - Too politically impossible. Isn't that enough? n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Jul-26-09 01:13 PM   #75 
  - No.  tucsonlib   Jul-27-09 01:51 PM   #135 
  - I have read it and it's the health plan or at least public option that we should have.  Cleita   Jul-26-09 01:17 PM   #76 
  - One problem - never underestimate America's working class  truedelphi   Jul-26-09 01:19 PM   #78 
  - This actually is a symptom of why people resent paying taxes. If everyone was  Cleita   Jul-26-09 01:27 PM   #79 
     - In California, because of illegal immigration, a large percentage of people  truedelphi   Jul-26-09 01:34 PM   #80 
        - It's too bad. It would be a good solution but it's looked upon as  Cleita   Jul-26-09 01:38 PM   #82 
  - Are you trying to imply that Congress wants to pass this bill?  leftstreet   Jul-26-09 01:48 PM   #88 
  - No, I'm Trying To Imply That 99.9% Of Americans Would Want....  tucsonlib   Jul-27-09 01:57 PM   #136 
  - Why isn't Obama pushing this?  BattyDem   Jul-26-09 01:54 PM   #89 
  - Because he isn't running for election now and no chance in the Senate? nt  Mithreal   Jul-26-09 02:26 PM   #96 
  - But, but...  Kermitt Gribble   Jul-26-09 01:56 PM   #91 
  - Why would ANY American, left or right, oppose this bill?  RaleighNCDUer   Jul-26-09 02:24 PM   #95 
  - And yet, it's dying in committee. Endless referrals.  johnaries   Jul-26-09 02:42 PM   #99 
  - Single payer is the way.  Laelth   Jul-26-09 03:19 PM   #101 
  - Voters of all political persuasions would be very angry...  RufusTFirefly   Jul-26-09 03:25 PM   #103 
  - phenomenal! What a wonderful world this COULD be if this  Lifelong Protester   Jul-26-09 05:17 PM   #107 
  - read HR 676 here  GinaMaria   Jul-26-09 06:33 PM   #108 
  - I know this is a House bill, but this is what I expected Ted Kennedy to come up with  dflprincess   Jul-26-09 07:31 PM   #110 
  - Rich people would lose (not gain) extraordinary sums of money. That's like air to the rest of us. nt  valerief   Jul-26-09 07:40 PM   #112 
  - Your second question answers all the others.  Naturyl   Jul-26-09 09:38 PM   #114 
  - Then It's Up To Us To Educate Them...  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 10:11 PM   #115 
     - Because O'Reilly and Rush told them so.  Naturyl   Jul-26-09 10:29 PM   #119 
  - I do wish the link went to the bill  Cronus Protagonist   Jul-26-09 10:13 PM   #116 
  - An Oversight On My Part. Here's The Link:  tucsonlib   Jul-26-09 10:19 PM   #117 
     - Thanks!  Cronus Protagonist   Jul-27-09 12:09 AM   #123 
  - If people could realise these benefits:  midnight   Jul-26-09 11:35 PM   #121 
  - thanks for the link. k&r n/t  orleans   Jul-27-09 12:31 AM   #124 
  - thanks for posting & quick question  tomm2thumbs   Jul-27-09 04:26 AM   #125 
     - As Far As I Can Tell -  tucsonlib   Jul-27-09 11:03 AM   #130 
 

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