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MadHound Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-27-09 06:00 AM
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9. It is going to take at least a year for some states to pass it
Trust me, I live in one of those states. We won't see the advantages, just a political football match that the people ultimately lose.
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  -Opt Out - "none of them will and they know it" - Joe Scarborough LVZ  Oct-27-09 05:36 AM   #0 
  - it provides some cover for the blue dogs . . .  DrDan   Oct-27-09 05:39 AM   #1 
  - And how often is Scarborough correct?  Fumesucker   Oct-27-09 05:39 AM   #2 
  - Does it matter? Even a broken clock is right twice each day. n/t  LVZ   Oct-27-09 02:20 PM   #29 
  - Let's all Opt Out on Mourning Joe Scarborough's pubathons  Hubert Flottz   Oct-27-09 05:42 AM   #3 
  - Yeah, right, whatever.  MadHound   Oct-27-09 05:44 AM   #4 
  - I'm not sure of that...If, as planned, it runs for a year,  whathehell   Oct-27-09 05:49 AM   #7 
  - It is going to take at least a year for some states to pass it  MadHound   Oct-27-09 06:00 AM   #9 
     - Are you sure it has to be passed by the states to after being passed by the US Congress and signed  Bonn1997   Oct-27-09 06:34 AM   #15 
        - That IS crazy. This is not a constitutional amendment that needs 2/3 of the Congress  CTyankee   Oct-27-09 07:57 AM   #21 
           - That's what I thought too. Maybe I'm just misinterpreting MadHound's comment  Bonn1997   Oct-27-09 04:18 PM   #30 
  - Yeah? If so it will probably go as well as it did when Sanford tried to "opt out" of the stimulus.  emulatorloo   Oct-27-09 05:53 AM   #8 
  - This isn't a big fat check being dangled in front of people,  MadHound   Oct-27-09 06:02 AM   #10 
     - I trust that voters are going to choose healthcare over ideologues. But time will tell.  emulatorloo   Oct-27-09 06:07 AM   #13 
     - MannyGoldstein has a good analysis of why it will be difficult for Red Governors etc to "opt out"  emulatorloo   Oct-27-09 06:36 AM   #16 
        - Besides, with a year in-place , taking away benefits is political suicide n/t  LVZ   Oct-27-09 07:54 AM   #20 
  - I believed that too, until someone pointed out...  Javaman   Oct-27-09 09:46 AM   #28 
  - If none of them opt out...That means it's a Winner !  whathehell   Oct-27-09 05:47 AM   #5 
  - Joe's especially pissy this morning  ErinBerin84   Oct-27-09 05:49 AM   #6 
  - Joe's ALMOST right  SoFlaJet   Oct-27-09 06:05 AM   #11 
  - Yep, Governors who opt out face real peril at the next election n/t  LVZ   Oct-27-09 06:21 AM   #14 
  - on the positive side... even if states opt out.... if the people in THOSE states  ejpoeta   Oct-27-09 06:06 AM   #12 
  - Not quite  DonCoquixote   Oct-27-09 06:48 AM   #17 
  - The Florida legislature has a "No P.O." bill already in the works.  Billy Burnett   Oct-27-09 08:14 AM   #24 
  - Mika Mouse has a hangover and is drinking coffee and something else  Ichingcarpenter   Oct-27-09 07:08 AM   #18 
  - "The faculties become refined when you starve them''  Fumesucker   Oct-27-09 08:17 AM   #25 
  - Didn't Pawlenty already pre-emptively opt-out?  Lyric   Oct-27-09 07:53 AM   #19 
  - Let's see how that works for him...nt  CTyankee   Oct-27-09 08:03 AM   #23 
  - Boy, was Joey on a RANT this morning! Whew, he's mad cuz yesterday he was  CTyankee   Oct-27-09 08:00 AM   #22 
  - Joe Scarborough gets one right  Rudy Adams   Oct-27-09 08:41 AM   #26 
  - FYI: FULL SCREEN live MSNBC online  LVZ   Oct-27-09 09:24 AM   #27 

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