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FLAprogressive Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-04-09 04:23 PM
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24. They'll only pass if we pass the insurance company sweetheart bill according to these people.
If we don't pass the shitty health care "reform" bill nothing else will pass.

Maybe we deserve it for capitulating so much to the lobbyists and Republicans.
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  -Looks like the progressive caucus is going to let us down...... FLAprogressive  Aug-04-09 03:29 PM   #0 
  - Sounds like they are willing to pass something now to make sure they can tweak it later.  Dawgs   Aug-04-09 03:33 PM   #1 
  - Staffer is right.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Aug-04-09 03:35 PM   #2 
  - Who wins when a crappy healthcare plan with no public option passes?  FLAprogressive   Aug-04-09 03:38 PM   #5 
  - Though I agree with what you said about the public option, that's really not my point.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Aug-04-09 03:42 PM   #7 
  - OK, hope you're happy with Romneycare.  FLAprogressive   Aug-04-09 03:55 PM   #13 
  - You're being intentionally obtuse.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Aug-04-09 04:06 PM   #15 
     - You are saying to forget we have a good majority. No more.  madfloridian   Aug-04-09 05:01 PM   #26 
  - Health care reform encompasses more than just health care.  Kermitt Gribble   Aug-04-09 04:14 PM   #21 
  - Americans can dutifully be counted upon to accept it with passive obedience.  Echo In Light   Aug-04-09 03:43 PM   #8 
  - Predictions? What issue(s) on the agenda succeeds after we capitulate on healthcare? n/t  ieoeja   Aug-04-09 03:53 PM   #11 
     - Go ahead and pick from this list.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Aug-04-09 04:07 PM   #16 
        - Gotcha. You predict every one of those will pass.  ieoeja   Aug-04-09 04:10 PM   #18 
           - They'll only pass if we pass the insurance company sweetheart bill according to these people.  FLAprogressive   Aug-04-09 04:23 PM   #24 
  - Getting more health care to more people IS loyal to the people  sandnsea   Aug-04-09 03:36 PM   #3 
  - Rolling over and exposing their soft underbellies to conservatives  DJ13   Aug-04-09 03:38 PM   #4 
  - That's probably why Pelosi breaks into laughter talking about them.  masuki bance   Aug-04-09 03:40 PM   #6 
  - FDL's link from yesterday....  MzNov   Aug-04-09 07:34 PM   #35 
  - I would support them if they killed a bad bill  Enrique   Aug-04-09 03:45 PM   #9 
  - It's been a tough call for me  zipplewrath   Aug-04-09 03:50 PM   #10 
  - problem is it reeks of Romneycare....under Romneycare nearly everyone is required to have private  FLAprogressive   Aug-04-09 04:02 PM   #14 
  - Even with it  zipplewrath   Aug-04-09 06:41 PM   #27 
     - Progressives *grandchildren*, perhaps. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Aug-04-09 06:50 PM   #30 
  - No. It fundamentally re-establishes the idea that healthcare IS the public's business.  lumberjack_jeff   Aug-04-09 06:49 PM   #29 
     - Or for them to permanently undermine it  zipplewrath   Aug-04-09 06:52 PM   #31 
        - which shuts the door on future health care reform.  FLAprogressive   Aug-04-09 09:55 PM   #36 
  - This is the difference between Progressive and Conservative Caucus  OHdem10   Aug-04-09 03:53 PM   #12 
  - So we are going to pass a bill (HR3200) written by the Republicans.  ieoeja   Aug-04-09 04:08 PM   #17 
  - +1  FLAprogressive   Aug-04-09 04:21 PM   #22 
  - HR3200 was written by the Republicans? What in the world are you talking about?  tritsofme   Aug-04-09 07:02 PM   #33 
     - Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor!!!! NO! n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Aug-04-09 07:18 PM   #34 
     - Blue Dogs and Republicans outnumber Democrats.  ieoeja   Aug-05-09 10:37 AM   #37 
  - No matter what even with a public option it's not going to be a perfect bill.  WI_DEM   Aug-04-09 04:11 PM   #19 
  - Did they go into any detail about in what way the bill might be imperfect?  redqueen   Aug-04-09 04:12 PM   #20 
  - Our last bastion of hope :(  Kermitt Gribble   Aug-04-09 04:23 PM   #23 
  - Revolting. I hope that staffer is wrong. n/t  Laelth   Aug-04-09 04:51 PM   #25 
  - He's absolutely right.  lumberjack_jeff   Aug-04-09 06:47 PM   #28 
  - It was fairly obvious that their rhetoric was empty.  tritsofme   Aug-04-09 06:52 PM   #32 

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