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bobbolink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-26-09 04:48 PM
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16. Thanks! Terrific idea! It's too late now,, but this will be my phone call message tomorrow!
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  -If We're Going To Name The Health Care Bill After Senator Kennedy, Then USE Sen. Kennedy's BILL! berni_mccoy  Aug-26-09 03:53 PM   #0 
  - 10,000 recs!!!  tosh   Aug-26-09 03:56 PM   #1 
  - Close to it! Thom Hartmann referenced this, by name, on his radio show!  calimary   Aug-27-09 01:11 PM   #65 
  - Link to discussion of Kennedy's bill he was working on - it involved expanding Medicare  stray cat   Aug-26-09 03:57 PM   #2 
  - thank you --  defendandprotect   Aug-27-09 01:20 PM   #70 
  - Sounds like a plan to me!  CaliforniaPeggy   Aug-26-09 03:58 PM   #3 
  - I regret that I can but recommend this post only once.  deminks   Aug-26-09 03:59 PM   #4 
  - He started this before 2007. He introduced a single-payer bill in the early 70's  Oregone   Aug-26-09 03:59 PM   #5 
  - Yes, I've adjusted it to reflect this particular bill  berni_mccoy   Aug-26-09 04:01 PM   #9 
  - Good idea!  Rosa Luxemburg   Aug-26-09 04:00 PM   #6 
  - rec  CitizenPatriot   Aug-26-09 04:00 PM   #7 
  - K & R  BattyDem   Aug-26-09 04:00 PM   #8 
  - K&R!, n/t  Penguin31   Aug-26-09 04:01 PM   #10 
  - How did you find that webpage? NT  Eric J in MN   Aug-26-09 04:13 PM   #11 
  - I googled Kennedy Medicare For All  berni_mccoy   Aug-26-09 04:15 PM   #12 
     - Thanks for sharing the link with us. NT  Eric J in MN   Aug-26-09 06:31 PM   #26 
  - That works for me.  Lugnut   Aug-26-09 04:43 PM   #13 
  - YES!  redqueen   Aug-26-09 04:43 PM   #14 
  - I'm for this!  dreamnightwind   Aug-26-09 04:45 PM   #15 
  - Thanks! Terrific idea! It's too late now,, but this will be my phone call message tomorrow!  bobbolink   Aug-26-09 04:48 PM   #16 
  - !  redqueen   Aug-26-09 05:17 PM   #17 
  - The 2007 Medicare For All bill? Absolutely!  Sebastian Doyle   Aug-26-09 05:21 PM   #18 
  - Yes, that one.  redqueen   Aug-26-09 05:23 PM   #19 
  - Yes, that's the one I linked to.  berni_mccoy   Aug-26-09 05:34 PM   #21 
  - k/r  FourScore   Aug-26-09 05:24 PM   #20 
  - Yes, yes, 1000x yes! K & R!  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Aug-26-09 05:38 PM   #22 
  - People told me that "KennedyCARE" would be too political  goclark   Aug-26-09 05:48 PM   #23 
  - As if Repugs and Conservadems refusing to conced a single solitary inch isn't political?  redqueen   Aug-26-09 05:50 PM   #24 
     - KennedyCARE is exactly what it is ~  goclark   Aug-26-09 06:38 PM   #27 
  - Kicking this again  redqueen   Aug-26-09 05:58 PM   #25 
  - That's much better than even HB 3200 (the most liberal bill under consideration).  Laelth   Aug-26-09 08:48 PM   #28 
  - Can we all get together and propose this WIDELY? How 'bout starting with Air America  bobbolink   Aug-26-09 08:52 PM   #29 
  - Yes! Absolutely yes! Nothing less will do!  scarletwoman   Aug-26-09 08:53 PM   #30 
  - K & R (NT)  Eric J in MN   Aug-26-09 09:14 PM   #31 
  - kick  FourScore   Aug-26-09 09:15 PM   #32 
  - K&R'd; AND is anyone actively bringing this to the attn of our law-makers?  snot   Aug-27-09 01:08 AM   #33 
  - Hear, hear! KnR! n/t  Mnemosyne    Aug-27-09 02:52 AM   #34 
  - Yes!  rosesaylavee   Aug-27-09 07:15 AM   #35 
  - K & R  DeeDeeNY   Aug-27-09 08:17 AM   #36 
  - K&R  pleah   Aug-27-09 08:33 AM   #37 
  - I'd love this, but Kennedy believed in vision and compromise.  BREMPRO   Aug-27-09 08:41 AM   #38 
  - That was in the 60's. We've been waiting over 4 decades.  redqueen   Aug-27-09 08:47 AM   #39 
  - what was in the 60's? and you should read the full AARP report  BREMPRO   Aug-27-09 10:07 AM   #47 
  - Oh really? So flipping the mass law back to allow an interim appointee... that was vision  berni_mccoy   Aug-27-09 09:07 AM   #40 
  - your comment has to do with the MA law which is not what i was addressing  BREMPRO   Aug-27-09 10:18 AM   #49 
     - Wow, totally over your head. Sorry you don't get it. Kennedy wanted Health Care Passed  berni_mccoy   Aug-27-09 10:21 AM   #50 
        - OK, i get your point now.  BREMPRO   Aug-27-09 10:57 AM   #53 
           - "but they do reflect real divisions among americans"  Kermitt Gribble   Aug-27-09 11:08 AM   #54 
           - yes the problem with democracy... requires informed citizens.  BREMPRO   Aug-27-09 11:29 AM   #57 
              - No more compromises.  Kermitt Gribble   Aug-27-09 12:12 PM   #64 
           - Hey, I apologize for my comments. I was out of line.  berni_mccoy   Aug-27-09 12:07 PM   #63 
  - No, he said recently that the time for incremental steps has passed. Anyone have the exact quote?  lib_wit_it   Aug-27-09 10:17 AM   #48 
  - Whole hearted agreement from me  Bluenorthwest   Aug-27-09 09:13 AM   #41 
  - DAMN STRAIGHT! (n/t)  Iggo   Aug-27-09 09:20 AM   #42 
  - Ayup.  AzDar   Aug-27-09 09:25 AM   #43 
  - K&R. I agree. Yes please. //eom  Overseas   Aug-27-09 09:32 AM   #44 
  - That would make sense since he knew he had to fix previous screwups...  Historic NY   Aug-27-09 09:58 AM   #45 
  - K & R  lonestarnot   Aug-27-09 10:00 AM   #46 
  - yes, you said - I don't know what to add (nt)  harmonicon   Aug-27-09 10:30 AM   #51 
  - Yes! Medicare for All! Not mandatory private health insurance (what HR3200 may wind up being).  grahamhgreen   Aug-27-09 10:37 AM   #52 
  - KennedyCare NOW! K & R!  Kermitt Gribble   Aug-27-09 11:11 AM   #55 
  - Excellent post, berni_mccoy.  Uncle Joe   Aug-27-09 11:22 AM   #56 
  - YES. K&R. nt  Chorophyll   Aug-27-09 11:31 AM   #58 
  - Hartmann referencing this post now.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Aug-27-09 11:37 AM   #59 
  - You beat me to it. LOL! n/t  Cleita   Aug-27-09 11:39 AM   #61 
  - Congratulations, Bernie! It was fun hearing this on Hartmann!  bobbolink   Aug-27-09 05:43 PM   #80 
  - Hey, Thom Hartmann is commenting on your post right now even  Cleita   Aug-27-09 11:38 AM   #60 
  - Yessir, MediCARE, not MediCOUP, which is what Big Insurance has done to America. nt  valerief   Aug-27-09 11:47 AM   #62 
  - ...  tosh   Aug-27-09 01:18 PM   #69 
  - Yes!  liberal N proud   Aug-27-09 01:13 PM   #66 
  - simplicity at it's finest.....but though our countryman by large may appear simple they much rather  AuntPatsy   Aug-27-09 01:15 PM   #67 
  - Medicare for All, Everyone in, No one Out --  defendandprotect   Aug-27-09 01:15 PM   #68 
  - Shouldn't "reform" imply  lordhelmet   Aug-27-09 01:58 PM   #71 
  - You didn't read the Bill, did you? Enjoy your (I'm guessing brief) stay.  berni_mccoy   Aug-27-09 02:26 PM   #72 
     - He's been tombstoned.  Quantess   Aug-27-09 02:50 PM   #73 
  - K&R. Healthcare is a FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHT, not a commodity!  Odin2005   Aug-27-09 03:04 PM   #74 
  - Yeah, Kennedycare!  tclambert   Aug-27-09 03:05 PM   #75 
  - k&r nt  bananas   Aug-27-09 03:39 PM   #76 
  - Absolutely.  jwirr   Aug-27-09 03:51 PM   #77 
  - crap -- too late to recommend  orleans   Aug-27-09 03:56 PM   #78 
  - Well, crap! Too late to recommend!  moonbatmax   Aug-27-09 05:23 PM   #79 
     - its never to late to pile on...we need all of you.  Historic NY   Aug-27-09 10:39 PM   #81 
 

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