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Lyric Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-16-09 05:13 PM
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9. The "nothing" also means no mandate.
It's the idea of insurance being mandatory without a public option to make it affordable that's the problem. I suspect that most people who are saying "Public option or nothing!" are thinking of the mandate. If it becomes mandatory to purchase insurance, but people can't afford it thanks to the lack of a public option, then where does that leave us?
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