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118. Sounds reasonable to me. nt
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  -Great Article by Fellow DUer AUTORANK-: "FAILURE BY DESIGN - The "Public" Option" Orwellian_Ghost  Nov-02-09 08:31 AM   #0 
  - Excellent - captures the gist of the scam! This deserves widespread distribution!  leveymg   Nov-02-09 08:42 AM   #1 
  - Thanks levymg, much appreciated...and a Milione GRAZIE! Orwellian_Ghost  autorank   Nov-04-09 12:00 AM   #136 
  - bookmarking  DemReadingDU   Nov-02-09 08:46 AM   #2 
  - Bravo!  Vinnie From Indy   Nov-02-09 08:51 AM   #3 
  - I've been saying the same thing for months.Trying to get people to look at the so called PO  bjobotts   Nov-02-09 06:48 PM   #74 
  - It's a huge five away to priv. ins. just as Obama did with big pharma but  bjobotts   Nov-02-09 06:49 PM   #75 
     - Not everyone belongs to the Money Party and this is our last chance to drive a wedge into them  bjobotts   Nov-02-09 06:50 PM   #76 
        - That's why the HC issue is so important. Corporatocracy vs Democracy and the way to win=  bjobotts   Nov-02-09 06:52 PM   #77 
           - = getting rid of the senate filibuster so the bribed senators cannot stop the majority  bjobotts   Nov-02-09 06:53 PM   #78 
              - We elect the majority for a reason...not to be obstructed by a minority.  bjobotts   Nov-02-09 06:54 PM   #79 
              - Great article and this needs to be reiterated over and over again  bjobotts   Nov-02-09 06:55 PM   #80 
              - Sounds reasonable to me. nt  Enthusiast   Nov-03-09 08:31 AM   #118 
              - You are talking about symptoms  WatchWhatISay   Nov-03-09 02:13 AM   #110 
  - Excellent! K&R  theFrankFactor   Nov-03-09 12:08 AM   #102 
  - Thanks Frank  autorank   Nov-05-09 09:13 PM   #150 
  - Alright, Vinnie.  Enthusiast   Nov-03-09 08:29 AM   #117 
  - Fantastic! Thanks as always. nt  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Nov-02-09 08:53 AM   #4 
  - I know it's not germane to the topic, PhoebeLoosinhouse, but that is a wonderful name.  Joe Chi Minh   Nov-05-09 07:33 AM   #146 
  - Yes, the public option is not single payer - we know that. But I will be able to use it  HughMoran   Nov-02-09 08:57 AM   #5 
  - ""insurers fear that Congress could change the rules later, opening it up to all people"  emulatorloo   Nov-02-09 09:09 AM   #9 
  - It will expand and those who complain about it will find other excuses to be bitter  HughMoran   Nov-02-09 09:28 AM   #14 
  - HughMoran, you are assuming that the forces of change will prevail as they did in '66.  bertman   Nov-02-09 11:14 AM   #25 
     - According to this, he will.  redqueen   Nov-02-09 11:36 AM   #33 
        - NOT according to what you just posted. It says very clearly that this happens in 2013.  bertman   Nov-02-09 01:05 PM   #50 
           - And what of the catastrophic plan that is put into place immediately  Pavlovs DiOgie   Nov-02-09 05:53 PM   #68 
              - HughMoran said he COULD get insurance but that it would cost him body parts to do it.  bertman   Nov-02-09 06:18 PM   #71 
  - Bravo, tells it like it is, excellent. Thanks for posting this, OG.  mother earth   Nov-02-09 05:55 PM   #69 
  - Nonsense  blindpig   Nov-02-09 09:11 AM   #10 
  - You're opinion is well known and I chuck it instantly into the garbage can  HughMoran   Nov-02-09 09:26 AM   #13 
  - How many times does Lucy need to pull the football  Truth2Tell   Nov-02-09 11:27 AM   #28 
  - You again?  HughMoran   Nov-02-09 12:17 PM   #37 
     - fool me once... nt  Truth2Tell   Nov-02-09 12:36 PM   #44 
        - You make assumptions that will get us nowhere  HughMoran   Nov-02-09 12:38 PM   #45 
           - You've misidentified in whose eye  Truth2Tell   Nov-02-09 01:21 PM   #52 
  - Is it all about 'the Dems'?  blindpig   Nov-02-09 11:30 AM   # 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-02-09 12:22 PM   #39 
     - Partisanship trumps the commonweal....  blindpig   Nov-02-09 12:43 PM   #46 
        - Not true  HughMoran   Nov-02-09 12:55 PM   #49 
  - Is it all about 'the Dems'?  blindpig   Nov-02-09 11:30 AM   #29 
  - Absolutely right! (Except for those of us who are going to refuse to shut up...)  maryf   Nov-02-09 07:02 PM   #81 
  - There was a different mindset after Medicare. Truman signed up right away  autorank   Nov-03-09 11:08 PM   #131 
  - Nonsense  blindpig   Nov-02-09 09:11 AM   #11 
  - How much money do you think the new PO...  bvar22   Nov-02-09 11:49 AM   #35 
     - I think the CBO is conservatively estimating.  lumberjack_jeff   Nov-02-09 12:28 PM   #40 
        - I certainly "hope" the CBO is wrong.  bvar22   Nov-02-09 12:51 PM   #47 
           - That may indeed be the case initialy  Pavlovs DiOgie   Nov-02-09 05:57 PM   #70 
              - The difference is...  bvar22   Nov-02-09 06:31 PM   #72 
              - how is public money being spent?  Pavlovs DiOgie   Nov-02-09 09:59 PM   #97 
              - Who the fuck even wants to choose plans?  eridani   Nov-02-09 08:27 PM   #91 
                 - What a dumb thing to say  Pavlovs DiOgie   Nov-02-09 10:01 PM   #98 
                    - When it comes to health care financing, competition is itself the cause of most of our problems  eridani   Nov-02-09 11:00 PM   #99 
                    - When it comes to health care, damn straight I want the walmart model  Mithreal   Nov-03-09 01:36 AM   #106 
                    - I don't want cheap. plastic crap HealthCare ...  bvar22   Nov-03-09 09:58 AM   #122 
                       - Agree, most of the walmart model is destructive  Mithreal   Nov-03-09 12:09 PM   #125 
                    - There should be no for profit competition when it comes to  sabrina 1   Nov-03-09 02:15 AM   #111 
                       - Very well said, Sabrina.  Enthusiast   Nov-03-09 08:53 AM   #119 
                       - Agree.  bvar22   Nov-03-09 01:55 PM   #129 
  - Just because something's public doesn't mean it's available to anyone.  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-02-09 08:59 AM   #6 
  - If it's not affordable, you can simply refuse your coverage at your employer  redqueen   Nov-02-09 11:46 AM   #34 
  - ^I heard about that just today.^  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-02-09 01:18 PM   #51 
  - Most of those ineligible for the public option already have free government care. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Nov-02-09 12:29 PM   #41 
  - Will give this a hearty Rec  bread_and_roses   Nov-02-09 09:04 AM   #7 
  - Captures Many Of My Sentiments - Thanks For Posting  ProleNoMore   Nov-02-09 09:08 AM   #8 
  - K&R  EFerrari   Nov-02-09 09:12 AM   #12 
  - Did you read it?  HughMoran   Nov-02-09 09:36 AM   #15 
     - Good morning!  EFerrari   Nov-02-09 09:39 AM   #16 
     - Converting back to standard time screw up your internal clock too?  HughMoran   Nov-02-09 09:47 AM   #17 
        - I read everything this DUer writes. He's one of our consistently  EFerrari   Nov-02-09 07:07 PM   #84 
           - So saying essentially nothing impresses you  HughMoran   Nov-02-09 07:17 PM   #89 
           - Nope. I just know what I like.  EFerrari   Nov-02-09 08:58 PM   #92 
           - Agreed. Wish I could save up recs and give them all to him!  glitch   Nov-02-09 08:59 PM   #93 
     - yes. I read it and REC  joeycola   Nov-02-09 09:58 AM   #18 
     - Why?  HughMoran   Nov-02-09 10:00 AM   #19 
        - A monkey can cheerlead the plan without critical appraisal also.  joeycola   Nov-02-09 10:02 AM   #20 
           - True, but certain monkeys here never promote anything the Dems do  HughMoran   Nov-02-09 10:05 AM   #21 
     - Facts I've presented previously  autorank   Nov-03-09 11:35 PM   #132 
  - K&R  Individualist   Nov-02-09 10:09 AM   #22 
  - indeed... kick and rec(nt)  fascisthunter   Nov-02-09 10:09 AM   #23 
  - I think the OP has pulled out enough points from the bills to make  joeycola   Nov-02-09 10:54 AM   #24 
  - Thank you!  autorank   Nov-03-09 11:38 PM   #133 
  - Recommend. Thanks for posting, Orwellian_Ghost.  bertman   Nov-02-09 11:16 AM   #26 
  - K&R!! Best article on this yet.  Kermitt Gribble   Nov-02-09 11:17 AM   #27 
  - memories...  kpete   Nov-02-09 11:32 AM   #30 
  - He is also extremely handsome.  Kurovski   Nov-02-09 12:32 PM   #42 
     - Me in my later years;)  autorank   Nov-03-09 11:52 PM   #134 
  - K&R for Michael. Spot on as usual. nt  Truth2Tell   Nov-02-09 11:35 AM   #31 
  - Public Option is a ruse. It's nothing but a distraction ("shiny object") for the gullible.  inna   Nov-02-09 11:35 AM   #32 
  - knr. Thanks for posting. Yes, the Money Party members have definitely  nightrain   Nov-02-09 11:57 AM   #36 
  - It's only class warfare  autorank   Nov-03-09 11:53 PM   #135 
  - Do the math:  bvar22   Nov-02-09 12:18 PM   #38 
  - K&R  Kurovski   Nov-02-09 12:36 PM   #43 
  - K & R  malaise   Nov-02-09 12:55 PM   #48 
  - Kick  Kurovski   Nov-02-09 01:36 PM   #53 
  - drink some nice herbal tea  placton   Nov-02-09 02:28 PM   #54 
  - It's a totally rigged system-from our elections to banking & everything in between.  mod mom   Nov-02-09 02:57 PM   #55 
  - I would join you in having a sad face but  truedelphi   Nov-02-09 07:08 PM   #86 
  - K & R! nt  earth mom   Nov-02-09 02:57 PM   #56 
  - Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!  BrklynLiberal   Nov-02-09 03:31 PM   #57 
  - What archery!  kimmerspixelated   Nov-02-09 03:36 PM   #58 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Nov-02-09 04:22 PM   #59 
  - Hey Joe  autorank   Nov-04-09 10:40 AM   #138 
     - Where're you going with that gun in your hand?  Uncle Joe   Nov-04-09 10:50 AM   #140 
        - Exactly!!!  autorank   Nov-05-09 02:32 PM   #148 
  - K & R  Better Believe It   Nov-02-09 04:31 PM   #60 
  - K&R  hay rick   Nov-02-09 04:39 PM   #61 
  - Just one more first for the USA.  ipaint   Nov-02-09 04:40 PM   #62 
  - And they said it couldn't be done!  truedelphi   Nov-02-09 07:09 PM   #88 
  - Uniquely American = Long Con. Ok sometimes also the Short Con. nt  glitch   Nov-02-09 09:04 PM   #94 
  - K&R  valerief   Nov-02-09 04:43 PM   #63 
  - Amid so much deliberate obfuscation by the Repubs, an explanation like this is  Joe Chi Minh   Nov-02-09 04:44 PM   #64 
  - Sigh  Egnever   Nov-02-09 06:36 PM   #73 
     - The facts are that every major Dem against any public option  Kurovski   Nov-02-09 07:09 PM   #87 
     - +1  zeos3   Nov-02-09 07:24 PM   #90 
     - Ah, the magisterial superiority of the pseudo-intellectual troll. Awesome. Just awesome.  Joe Chi Minh   Nov-03-09 10:09 AM   #124 
     - Whenever I see "sigh" I think of febble;)  autorank   Nov-05-09 01:21 AM   #144 
        - Gee. Thanks for that, Mike! I'd been trying to remember her name. There's an Irish horse  Joe Chi Minh   Nov-05-09 07:32 AM   #145 
           - ;)  autorank   Nov-05-09 02:23 PM   #147 
     - Here you go  autorank   Nov-05-09 01:19 AM   #143 
  - Kick.  Kurovski   Nov-02-09 05:36 PM   #65 
  - I really don't see it as that pessimistic, it is a break from the status quo just not...  ProgressOnTheMove   Nov-02-09 05:41 PM   #66 
  - K&R  pleah   Nov-02-09 05:49 PM   #67 
  - I am Canadian and thankful I am not in the USA  riverbendviewgal   Nov-02-09 07:02 PM   #82 
  - You've critiqued our problems quite nicely.  CLANG   Nov-02-09 09:29 PM   #96 
  - aw riverbendviewgal  Skittles   Nov-03-09 12:13 AM   #103 
  - You Canadians don't understand.  Enthusiast   Nov-03-09 09:06 AM   #120 
  - The problem in America is that...  bvar22   Nov-03-09 10:08 AM   #123 
  - K&R  maryf   Nov-02-09 07:07 PM   #83 
  - Reading this, I am reminded of a thought that I had about a week ago  truedelphi   Nov-02-09 07:07 PM   #85 
  - That's good, only it should be reversed: for every $.50 on war, $1 on domestic welfare  glitch   Nov-02-09 09:13 PM   #95 
  - + 1. n/t  truedelphi   Nov-03-09 01:13 PM   #126 
  - And the worst part  Enthusiast   Nov-03-09 09:13 AM   #121 
  - I think the reason they won't let it happen is that there is a whole industry that will lose jobs  earcandle   Nov-02-09 11:34 PM   #100 
  - Medicare took 11 months to implement --  nilram   Nov-02-09 11:57 PM   #101 
  - thanks for this link  msedano   Nov-03-09 12:29 AM   #104 
  - what 10 years after they put it in place in four more years?  WatchWhatISay   Nov-03-09 02:11 AM   #109 
  - Excellent overview of a depressing scenario. Michael Collins tells it true! nt  puebloknot   Nov-03-09 01:32 AM   #105 
  - The Great Awakening  autorank   Nov-04-09 10:43 AM   #139 
  - Other People's Money - they want it at the cost of your life, but it's not called murder  Major Hogwash   Nov-03-09 01:40 AM   #107 
  - K&R especially for hughmorans of the world  Mithreal   Nov-03-09 01:40 AM   #108 
  - K&R  Hubert Flottz   Nov-03-09 02:51 AM   #112 
  - Sighhhh. KnR  Pooka Fey   Nov-03-09 06:33 AM   #113 
  - Recommend!  timzi   Nov-03-09 07:56 AM   #114 
  - K & R. It may not be pretty, but the truth WILL set you free.  freddie mertz   Nov-03-09 07:58 AM   #115 
  - I love your choice of name.  Kurovski   Nov-05-09 04:11 PM   #149 
  - Thanks, Ghost.  Enthusiast   Nov-03-09 08:26 AM   #116 
  - kick  yurbud   Nov-03-09 01:21 PM   #127 
  - Yep. The naivete hurts. n/t  Greyhound   Nov-03-09 01:21 PM   #128 
  - Worth another kick, nt  maryf   Nov-03-09 07:48 PM   #130 
  - Kick  autorank   Nov-04-09 10:39 AM   #137 
  - People are SLOWLY Seeing the Long Con  soarsboard2   Nov-04-09 11:33 AM   #141 
     - It's like watching paint dry but ...  autorank   Nov-05-09 01:06 AM   #142 
 

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