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26. Is there really any difference between the two anymore?
Lately it seems that the Senate *is* the insurance lobby.
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  -Our own party proposes that people with pre-existing conditions GO WITHOUT INSURANCE 6 months... Bluebear  Jan-24-10 06:52 PM   #0 
  - unrec unrec unrec lol.  Bluebear   Jan-24-10 06:54 PM   #1 
  - rec rec rec  jgraz   Jan-24-10 07:03 PM   #11 
     - :)  Bluebear   Jan-24-10 07:06 PM   #15 
  - Why would you prefer nothing to something which isn't perfect but will help?  Pirate Smile   Jan-24-10 06:55 PM   #2 
  - 6 months IS nothing for people with pre-existing conditions. They could be dead by then.  Bluebear   Jan-24-10 06:56 PM   #5 
  - why isn't 6 months better than never?????  Hamlette   Jan-24-10 06:58 PM   #6 
  - What's wrong with immediate coverage, as Obama campaigned on?  Bluebear   Jan-24-10 06:59 PM   #7 
  - There is NOTHING wrong with immediate coverage, we just can't get it passed in the Senate  Hamlette   Jan-24-10 07:01 PM   #9 
  - 6 months without cancer or HIV drugs, for instance, is not an option. Senate be damned.  Bluebear   Jan-24-10 07:03 PM   #10 
  - Try brain cancer with a 6 month waiting period  jgraz   Jan-24-10 07:05 PM   #13 
  - So sad. I wish him well.  donheld   Jan-24-10 10:08 PM   #64 
  - well, this is your lucky day!!!!! There is no 6 months waiting period, now there is a lifetime  Hamlette   Jan-24-10 09:34 PM   #58 
     - Do yourself a favor. Google "false choice" before you post again.  jgraz   Jan-24-10 10:12 PM   #65 
     - why?  Hamlette   Jan-24-10 10:28 PM   #68 
     - Because when you type things into Google, it tells you stuff you might need to know.  jgraz   Jan-24-10 10:30 PM   #69 
        - !  Bluebear   Jan-25-10 01:32 AM   #71 
        - I remember when we discussed thing on DU, all of us being on the same side and all,  Hamlette   Jan-25-10 09:49 AM   #80 
        - The reason why people don't like shit sandwiches is not the choice of bread...  liberation   Jan-25-10 12:11 PM   #90 
        - That and when they have 1000 Island dressing on them.  geardaddy   Jan-25-10 04:59 PM   #111 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-25-10 12:35 PM   #95 
        - Democrats consider dropping insurance ban on pre-existing conditions  jgraz   Jan-25-10 12:39 PM   #96 
        - Well Done!!!  bvar22   Jan-25-10 06:34 PM   #119 
     - +1  rucky   Jan-25-10 06:38 PM   #120 
     - I Know! It is SO Greedy To Not Want to Wait 6 Months For Health Care While You're Fucking DYING!  Toasterlad   Jan-25-10 12:34 PM   #93 
     - +367  SergeStorms   Jan-25-10 03:27 PM   #109 
     - +1  shadowknows69   Jan-25-10 06:29 PM   #116 
     - Spoken like a true corparate schill.........  bowens43   Jan-25-10 05:28 PM   #114 
  - Did they even try? This one is so shocking that it is amazing.  Mass   Jan-24-10 07:16 PM   #20 
  - And if people drop their current coverage  sandnsea   Jan-24-10 07:39 PM   #28 
  - And, you can't lose your job and insurance today and -  donco6   Jan-24-10 07:43 PM   #31 
     - COBRA subsidy?  sandnsea   Jan-24-10 07:52 PM   #37 
     - And, with the Ensign amendment, trust me. A lot of people will lose their jobs as soon as they get  laughingliberal   Jan-24-10 07:59 PM   #42 
  - If they tried to do anything besides bail out a failing industry, I haven't seen it. nt  laughingliberal   Jan-24-10 08:03 PM   #44 
  - SHOCKING???????????  Hamlette   Jan-24-10 09:35 PM   #59 
  - Why would they? That would be hard work. And Republicans would get mad.  closeupready   Jan-25-10 11:58 AM   #89 
  - 6 months with my lymphoma would have been a DEATH SENTENCE.  donco6   Jan-24-10 07:41 PM   #30 
  - And the people with lymphoma and no coverage now?  sandnsea   Jan-24-10 07:54 PM   #38 
  - That's kinda the point. This bill would do nothing for them.  donco6   Jan-24-10 08:16 PM   #51 
  - Years is longer than 6 months. Voila. They're covered. n/t  sandnsea   Jan-24-10 08:21 PM   #53 
     - With a shroud. n/t  donco6   Jan-24-10 08:38 PM   #56 
  - It isn't always me, me, me.  unapatriciated   Jan-25-10 09:46 AM   #79 
  - I am sure that there are diseases where 1 month would be a death sentence  TheEuclideanOne   Jan-25-10 02:24 PM   #102 
  - why? why? why? the purpose of 6 mo waiting period is obvious on its face, to  Hannah Bell   Jan-25-10 12:34 PM   #94 
  - You can't get shit passed in this Senate! Let me correct that. You can pass shit.  Better Believe It   Jan-25-10 01:04 PM   #97 
  - BS. The Democrats could do something if they had fucking spines.  Zoeisright   Jan-25-10 01:42 PM   #100 
  - You must be VERY important.  bobbolink   Jan-24-10 10:19 PM   #67 
  - I know huh? I am nobody, hear me roar!  Bluebear   Jan-25-10 03:17 PM   #107 
  - It's immediate for 99% of them  Recursion   Jan-25-10 03:09 PM   #105 
  - It is, but still very disgraceful. Why cant you admit this.  Mass   Jan-24-10 07:04 PM   #12 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-24-10 09:41 PM   #60 
     - He should've taken a stronger, more public lead in shaping this legislation  Smashcut   Jan-24-10 09:47 PM   #63 
  - This policy FOREVER is NOT better than nothing now and real reform later.  jgraz   Jan-24-10 07:07 PM   #17 
  - This is not forever. This is until 2014. This said, still disgraceful, I agree,  Mass   Jan-24-10 07:07 PM   #18 
  - This bill paves the way to the destruction of Medicare  GinaMaria   Jan-25-10 09:35 AM   #76 
  - Because for some of us, it will be never?  EFerrari   Jan-24-10 07:58 PM   #41 
  - you have got to be kidding...  fascisthunter   Jan-25-10 11:53 AM   #88 
  - Almost sounds like they're culling the herd, dudn't it?  tblue   Jan-24-10 07:20 PM   #23 
  - They've been culling the herd  DKRC   Jan-25-10 12:24 AM   #70 
  - dupe  Faryn Balyncd   Jan-24-10 08:13 PM   #50 
  - Sadly, I think that's the point  Smashcut   Jan-24-10 09:45 PM   #62 
  - Because it does not help  laughingliberal   Jan-24-10 07:54 PM   #39 
  - Because mandating a Private-Insurance-Only system NOW kills REAL reform FOREVER.  Faryn Balyncd   Jan-24-10 08:16 PM   #52 
  - Exactly.  FiveGoodMen   Jan-25-10 02:38 PM   #103 
  - yes , I would prefer nothing  bowens43   Jan-25-10 05:28 PM   #113 
  - Because the "something" is merely a small crumb...  bvar22   Jan-25-10 06:32 PM   #118 
  - This has been explained to you every time you've posted it  sandnsea   Jan-24-10 06:55 PM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-24-10 06:55 PM   #4 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-24-10 07:00 PM   #8 
  - You contradicted yourself on your way to the pizza  PSPS   Jan-24-10 07:05 PM   #14 
  - Thank you. Will you be my Senator? :)  Bluebear   Jan-24-10 07:06 PM   #16 
  - I'm so glad we had this time together.  tblue   Jan-24-10 07:23 PM   #24 
  - Educate yourself.  tblue   Jan-24-10 07:23 PM   #25 
  - Look! Over here! Quick!  QC   Jan-24-10 07:12 PM   #19 
  - Swoon! THUD!!1  Bluebear   Jan-24-10 07:17 PM   #21 
  - yep nt  laughingliberal   Jan-24-10 08:06 PM   #47 
  - WOO-HOO!!!  muffin1   Jan-25-10 01:06 PM   #98 
  - Who's dictating the six month wait? The Senate or Insurance Lobbies? If it's the Insurance Lobbies,  BP2   Jan-24-10 07:17 PM   #22 
  - Is there really any difference between the two anymore?  QC   Jan-24-10 07:24 PM   #26 
  - Good to see there's others here who see that too. Hope of HCR fades as Big Insurance stock drops in  BP2   Jan-24-10 07:41 PM   #29 
  - +1 nt  laughingliberal   Jan-24-10 08:05 PM   #45 
  - Who do you think wrote the bill?  donco6   Jan-24-10 07:45 PM   #32 
     - Exactamunde.  Bluebear   Jan-24-10 07:46 PM   #34 
        - I don't think I've reached my full cynical potential yet.  donco6   Jan-24-10 07:49 PM   #35 
  - Our party is just as full of shit as the other party  undeterred   Jan-24-10 07:25 PM   #27 
  - I'd also rather not have to sell our souls to get HCR that still doesn't cover millions of people.  BP2   Jan-24-10 07:45 PM   #33 
     - I have had no health insurance for over a year  undeterred   Jan-24-10 07:54 PM   #40 
  - I really don't see a way to justify this, or what the party is doing currently.  Danger Mouse   Jan-24-10 07:50 PM   #36 
  - The electorate ain't buying it- that's for sure  depakid   Jan-24-10 08:09 PM   #48 
  - This HCR is a sick farce  JVS   Jan-24-10 08:01 PM   #43 
  - A very expensive sick farce. nt  laughingliberal   Jan-24-10 08:06 PM   #46 
  - Americans: Your country is not rooting for you anymore. Take the hint! nt  Bonobo   Jan-24-10 08:10 PM   #49 
  - Instead of making people vote for us, this bill is likely to do the opposite.  anonymous171   Jan-24-10 08:22 PM   #54 
  - "Ain't they just lookin' out for us?" this thread points to the answer  glitch   Jan-24-10 08:32 PM   #55 
  - This bill is a way to eliminate single payer or a PO  GinaMaria   Jan-25-10 09:38 AM   #77 
     - I'm confused  northzax   Jan-25-10 03:37 PM   #110 
        - Yeah. I could have done a better job on the post  GinaMaria   Jan-26-10 04:51 PM   #121 
  - Rec for you, Bluebear. Then again, our overlords have excellent healthcare, so what do they care? nt  ProgressIn2008   Jan-24-10 08:39 PM   #57 
  - K&R  leftstreet   Jan-24-10 09:41 PM   #61 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-24-10 10:14 PM   #66 
  - K&R.  Vidar   Jan-25-10 06:06 AM   #72 
  - There should probably be a tax credit for buying lottery tickets....  burning rain   Jan-25-10 08:55 AM   #73 
  - The other irony is what is considered a pre-existing condition  blueworld   Jan-25-10 09:04 AM   #74 
  - *  Little Star   Jan-25-10 09:28 AM   #75 
  - This statement hits the nail on the head..  unapatriciated   Jan-25-10 10:05 AM   #82 
  - Exactly, +1  liberal_at_heart   Jan-25-10 10:10 AM   #83 
  - This is misleading. It says they can't join the Hi-risk pool if they have been covered by a plan  berni_mccoy   Jan-25-10 09:46 AM   #78 
  - The president is getting all kinds of advice since the Mass loss  liberal_at_heart   Jan-25-10 09:52 AM   #81 
  - It looks like this means it is specifically for people who can not get insurance  robinlynne   Jan-25-10 10:24 AM   #84 
  - I'm not reading this the way you are. I think it says you simply  icee   Jan-25-10 11:38 AM   #85 
  - that's how I read it too. but the train has left the DU station I'm afraid. n/t  ourbluenation   Jan-25-10 12:14 PM   #91 
  - Ha Ha Yeah, long ago....  icee   Jan-25-10 12:32 PM   #92 
     - Ha Ha, you signed up last month? When was "long ago"?  Bluebear   Jan-25-10 03:18 PM   #108 
  - I don't understand why you think your interpretation is different  blueworld   Jan-25-10 01:55 PM   #101 
     - I'll study it more when I feel better..............  icee   Jan-25-10 05:20 PM   #112 
  - I'm not so much concerned about the wait time as I am what it will cost.  Vinca   Jan-25-10 11:42 AM   #86 
  - It's going to cover someone who was not already covered  Swede   Jan-25-10 11:49 AM   #87 
  - All prostitutes to the insurance industry are the same...  Goldstein1984   Jan-25-10 01:40 PM   #99 
  - YES WE CAN!  William769   Jan-25-10 03:05 PM   #104 
  - My doc once told me that I had 6 months to live, until I told him that I couldn't pay him...  RoccoR5955   Jan-25-10 03:14 PM   #106 
  - So, just let the tumor grow for another six months?  DailyGrind51   Jan-25-10 05:36 PM   #115 
     - Or maybe you croak and they don't end up paying anything. But here's a towel to bite on for the pain  Bluebear   Jan-25-10 06:31 PM   #117 
 

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