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dem mba Donating Member (732 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-22-09 07:03 PM
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25. this is the same for every industry
telecommunications, transportation, housing, etc. nothing unique regarding this and health care.
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  -If Obama is a Corporate Stooge dem mba  Dec-22-09 01:13 PM   #0 
  - This "reform" directly benefits insurance corporations. nt  Justyce   Dec-22-09 01:15 PM   #1 
  - And there it is. Plus it fit the new, substanceless, 'friendlier' image US elites needed after Bush  Echo In Light   Dec-22-09 01:33 PM   #13 
  - Because, without individual mandates, health insurance was becoming too expensive...  Junkdrawer   Dec-22-09 01:15 PM   #2 
  - +1 AKA "the death spiral." Curable only with new funding from healthy young people. nt  phasma ex machina   Dec-22-09 01:32 PM   #12 
     - And even then it's debatable that it will work....  Junkdrawer   Dec-22-09 01:39 PM   #16 
  - Because this 'reform' will make things better for the corporations and worse for us  FiveGoodMen   Dec-22-09 01:16 PM   #3 
  - Exactly. He's just repaying them for all the contributions they've given him. I thought he'd  Bonn1997   Dec-22-09 01:20 PM   #9 
  - If he's such a corporate stooge ...  zbdent   Dec-22-09 01:16 PM   #4 
  - What makes you think they are?  EFerrari   Dec-22-09 01:34 PM   #14 
     - this is the same for every industry  dem mba   Dec-22-09 07:03 PM   #25 
  - Follow the money. Who is profiting most from these changes?  AndyA   Dec-22-09 01:17 PM   #5 
  - did you even read my post  dem mba   Dec-22-09 07:07 PM   #26 
     - Health care stocks are up more than most.  AndyA   Dec-22-09 10:51 PM   #29 
  - You are not missing anything  goclark   Dec-22-09 01:19 PM   #6 
  - why: To provide revenue to insurance companies  ixion   Dec-22-09 01:20 PM   #7 
  - Taking up the HCR banner helped establish some street cred against Hillary  closeupready   Dec-22-09 01:20 PM   #8 
  - Kick the can down the road = no 30 million new forced enrollees into existing Big Insurance  DebbieCDC   Dec-22-09 01:26 PM   #10 
  - He didn't initiate it. WE initiated it.  kenny blankenship   Dec-22-09 01:31 PM   #11 
  - interesting quote i found  dem mba   Dec-22-09 07:15 PM   #28 
  - Duh!!! This bill is a Corporatists Dream.  OHdem10   Dec-22-09 01:39 PM   #15 
  - Is the status quo that good for insurers, given that the baby boomers are about to turn 65?  JVS   Dec-22-09 01:42 PM   #17 
  - Of course it is. At 65, the boomers are foisted off on the federal government (read - taxpayers)  T Wolf   Dec-22-09 01:57 PM   #18 
     - You're talking about the soon to happen future, the "reform", but look at what's going on now  JVS   Dec-22-09 02:47 PM   #23 
  - at their secret meetings in Jan-Feb 09, the insurance CEOs  branders seine   Dec-22-09 01:59 PM   #19 
  - Those are very good questions  NJmaverick   Dec-22-09 01:59 PM   #20 
  - anyone who calls obama such doesn't live in the real world and certainly isn't a democrat  seeinfweggos   Dec-22-09 02:00 PM   #21 
  - This probably sounds nannyish but could we please not call the president a stooge?  EFerrari   Dec-22-09 02:01 PM   #22 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-22-09 02:51 PM   #24 
  - thats like asking : if obama is such a warmonger why did he expand war  optimator   Dec-22-09 07:09 PM   #27 
 

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