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AndyA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-01-10 03:36 PM
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10. Somone's been doing a pretty good job of blocking things this past year.
Yes, it's hard to tell the difference between Blue Dogs and Republicans.
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  -Some people JUST DON'T GET IT: A No-Pub-Option MANDATE to purchase from a cartel is NOT "reform" : Faryn Balyncd  Feb-01-10 03:21 PM   #0 
  - screams the man with no pre-existing condition!  Aramchek   Feb-01-10 03:23 PM   #1 
  - You presumption is incorrect....  Faryn Balyncd   Feb-01-10 03:30 PM   #5 
  - I am even more appreciative of your OP with your  truedelphi   Feb-01-10 04:44 PM   #23 
  - The devil is in the details, & that is a detail apparently only the lobbyists know.  Faryn Balyncd   Feb-01-10 04:53 PM   #29 
  - newsflash: this Bill is going forward  Aramchek   Feb-01-10 05:16 PM   #32 
  - I have few doubts about that.  truedelphi   Feb-01-10 06:01 PM   #40 
     - since when were people with pre-existing conditions able to be major donors?  Aramchek   Feb-03-10 04:01 PM   #107 
  - And the privateers still can charge older folks more, and there's no cost controls...  cascadiance   Feb-02-10 01:25 PM   #81 
     - The Washington crowd delivered exactly what the Big Medical Interests wanted.  truedelphi   Feb-02-10 05:18 PM   #100 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-02-10 02:52 AM   #48 
  - They can still charge you so much - YOU CAN'T AFFORD IT!  grahamhgreen   Feb-01-10 05:17 PM   #33 
  - If everyone had healthcare, there would be no such thing as pre-existing conditions.  TreeHugnLibra   Feb-01-10 06:33 PM   #43 
  - Welcome to DU :) n/t  slipslidingaway   Feb-01-10 06:43 PM   #44 
     - Thanks.  TreeHugnLibra   Feb-02-10 05:57 PM   #102 
        - Good, I think we can use your two cents :))) n/t  slipslidingaway   Feb-02-10 08:05 PM   #105 
  - I DO have a pre-existing condition.....  bonnieS   Feb-02-10 04:37 AM   #50 
  - That's where the devil always is..  daleanime   Feb-02-10 04:50 AM   #52 
  - I have "pre-existing" conditions,  dotymed   Feb-02-10 07:38 AM   #57 
  - You do realize that you guys are sinking to support what amounts to black mail  liberation   Feb-02-10 10:57 AM   #62 
  - being forced to buy an overpriced product that fat cats profit from is not choice  yurbud   Feb-02-10 11:09 AM   #65 
  - so you want to force people to become customers of predatory insurance companies out of altruism?  yurbud   Feb-02-10 11:10 AM   # 
  - so you want to force people to become customers of predatory insurance companies out of altruism?  yurbud   Feb-02-10 11:10 AM   #66 
  - If you think this abomination is going to help you with yours, you're fooling yourself.  Greyhound   Feb-02-10 11:55 AM   #75 
  - Buying insurance is no guarantee of access to care  dflprincess   Feb-02-10 01:23 PM   #80 
  - ok so you got yours so fuck all to everyone else?  PHIMG   Feb-02-10 02:50 PM   #91 
  - You can have "insurance".  nikto   Feb-02-10 04:10 PM   #99 
     - I agree!  TreeHugnLibra   Feb-02-10 06:02 PM   #103 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Feb-01-10 03:24 PM   #2 
  - Thanks, but the "UN-REC PATROL" does not like the words of Howard Dean.  Faryn Balyncd   Feb-01-10 03:35 PM   #9 
     - Well, I do. REC!  Bluebear   Feb-01-10 04:42 PM   #22 
     - Rec.  emilyg   Feb-01-10 06:20 PM   #42 
     - The un-recers strike from the swampy depths early.  freddie mertz   Feb-02-10 08:31 AM   #59 
  - I definitely think the GOP needs to be held to task for killing health care reform.  AndyA   Feb-01-10 03:27 PM   #3 
  - The GOP is a minority in both houses. They can't block SHIT by themselves.  Sebastian Doyle   Feb-01-10 03:30 PM   #6 
  - Somone's been doing a pretty good job of blocking things this past year.  AndyA   Feb-01-10 03:36 PM   #10 
  - Right now, the GOP seems to like taking credit for killing it  customerserviceguy   Feb-02-10 07:37 AM   #56 
  - The way the polling on this is going, taking credit for killing it might be popular.  timeforpeace   Feb-02-10 03:26 PM   #96 
  - It's so obvious, so why are some folks still confused about this??  alberg   Feb-01-10 03:29 PM   #4 
  - Single Payer is the only real reform n/t  leftstreet   Feb-01-10 03:31 PM   #7 
  - Some people don't get that "public option" is a meaningless catch-all  lwcon   Feb-01-10 03:34 PM   #8 
  - Medicare-for-All has meaning...but "P/O" as you say was a bait & switch.  Faryn Balyncd   Feb-01-10 03:37 PM   #11 
  - And thanks for "getting it"  lwcon   Feb-01-10 04:24 PM   #15 
  - Agreed.  FiveGoodMen   Feb-01-10 04:19 PM   #13 
  - "Real reform is single-payer or socialized medicine. "PO" was just a scam to distract progressives"  slipslidingaway   Feb-01-10 06:47 PM   #45 
  - +10.  kath   Feb-02-10 11:18 AM   #68 
  - public option is the only way  Green_Lantern   Feb-01-10 04:14 PM   #12 
  - "Public option" = nothing  lwcon   Feb-01-10 04:23 PM   #14 
     - that's not true..  Green_Lantern   Feb-01-10 04:38 PM   #19 
        - For how many people? Under what terms?  lwcon   Feb-01-10 04:50 PM   #27 
           - Obama said that to save face...  Green_Lantern   Feb-02-10 09:19 AM   #60 
  - Totally agree.  KonaKane   Feb-01-10 04:25 PM   #16 
  - But then the obvious fact that our party has fucked up handling this issue will be out in the open!  JVS   Feb-01-10 04:26 PM   #17 
  - Maybe not, But EVERY FUCKING THING ELSE IN THE BILL IS!  johnaries   Feb-01-10 04:34 PM   #18 
  - We got 0% of what...  sendero   Feb-01-10 04:44 PM   #24 
  - Where are you getting 80% from? By my count, it's not even close.  rudy23   Feb-01-10 04:46 PM   #25 
  - No, it isn't - it only guarantees trillions to big insurance that ethey will use to fight what  grahamhgreen   Feb-01-10 05:20 PM   #35 
     - ding, ding, ding, ding!!  kath   Feb-02-10 11:20 AM   #69 
  - K&R nt  gulfcoastliberal   Feb-01-10 04:39 PM   #20 
  - correct!  BlueJac   Feb-01-10 04:40 PM   #21 
  - newsflash - it's over  seeinfweggos   Feb-01-10 04:48 PM   #26 
  - That's what I was thinking.  Pithlet   Feb-01-10 04:55 PM   #30 
  - and now the "real reform" remember? nt  seeinfweggos   Feb-01-10 05:40 PM   #36 
  - I know. Not holding my breath. n/t  Pithlet   Feb-01-10 06:01 PM   #39 
  - I predict you'll see it addressed again before most of the measures in this bill would have  laughingliberal   Feb-01-10 08:58 PM   #47 
  - thrilled?  Skittles   Feb-02-10 02:53 AM   #49 
  - Gibbs says "We're one vote away" from passing the Senate bill & calling it "reform"  Faryn Balyncd   Feb-01-10 05:12 PM   #31 
  - god i hope you are right. nt  seeinfweggos   Feb-01-10 05:43 PM   #37 
  - Following this has been like a frigging roller coaster.  Pithlet   Feb-01-10 06:03 PM   #41 
     - no kidding. i've pretty much checked out on this.  seeinfweggos   Feb-02-10 05:24 PM   #101 
  - "We dared not follow blindly Dear Leader, now we must pay the consequences for making him look bad"  liberation   Feb-02-10 03:08 PM   #92 
  - It passes for reform in a corporatist world  mdmc   Feb-01-10 04:52 PM   #28 
  - rec rec rec rec rec !!!!  grahamhgreen   Feb-01-10 05:18 PM   #34 
  - Rec. nt  bertman   Feb-01-10 05:52 PM   #38 
  - kr+46  inna   Feb-01-10 08:29 PM   #46 
  - That's what I've been saying for months! MAKE them filibuster before the p ublic on EVERY bill!!  Roland99   Feb-02-10 04:41 AM   #51 
  - Glad to see a Single payer post...  daleanime   Feb-02-10 04:51 AM   #53 
  - Precinct caususes here tonight...  DisgustedInMN   Feb-02-10 06:51 AM   #54 
  - It's a Bolshevik Plot!  Bobbie Jo   Feb-02-10 07:17 AM   #55 
  - K&R  valerief   Feb-02-10 07:54 AM   #58 
  - K & R  Better Believe It   Feb-02-10 09:20 AM   #61 
  - Health Care...  nimvg   Feb-02-10 10:59 AM   #63 
  - K/R  Echo In Light   Feb-02-10 11:07 AM   #64 
  - *public option dead* ???!!! oopsie, 94 members in the HOUSE don't think so!  thotzRthingz   Feb-02-10 11:15 AM   #67 
  - *public option dead* ?! oopsie, 96 HOUSE members don't think so, see: whipcongress.com  thotzRthingz   Feb-02-10 12:09 PM   #76 
     - I have called my Reps (Glenn Nye) office... and I have also just emailed this message to him:  thotzRthingz   Feb-02-10 12:29 PM   #77 
        - now NINETY EIGHT (and counting) members in the HOUSE have signed-on...  thotzRthingz   Feb-02-10 12:40 PM   #79 
           - now ONE-HUNDRED-n-THREE (and counting) members in the HOUSE have signed-on...  thotzRthingz   Feb-02-10 02:32 PM   #86 
              - ...make that 105, when also counting:  thotzRthingz   Feb-02-10 02:39 PM   #88 
                 - ...make that 109 House members, asking REID to include+pass a PUBLIC OPTION  thotzRthingz   Feb-02-10 03:18 PM   #94 
  - An incredible 92 House Democrats have signed the Polis-Pingree letter calling on the Senate to pass  Jefferson23   Feb-02-10 11:35 AM   #70 
  - I want single payer  LatteLibertine   Feb-02-10 11:50 AM   #71 
  - Your premise is flawed  Autonomy   Feb-02-10 11:52 AM   #72 
  - "...cartels are unsustainable". Are you saying that Adam Smith was a socialist to oppose monopolies?  Faryn Balyncd   Feb-02-10 02:38 PM   #87 
     - Cartels and monopolies are two different things  Autonomy   Feb-03-10 02:03 AM   #106 
  - Oops. Wrong place. n/t  Greyhound   Feb-02-10 11:53 AM   #73 
  - The (air quote) Public Option (air quote) always was only smoke....  Desertrose   Feb-02-10 11:55 AM   #74 
  - MEDICARE FOR ALL --  defendandprotect   Feb-02-10 12:36 PM   #78 
  - K&R  Cleita   Feb-02-10 01:50 PM   #82 
  - Forcing us to buy private products is just the latest descent into fascism.  Romulox   Feb-02-10 01:51 PM   #83 
  - K&R!!!!  jannyk   Feb-02-10 01:52 PM   #84 
  - K & R  Dinger   Feb-02-10 02:05 PM   #85 
  - It is a very long bill. I don't think you can just describe it in a sentence and claim...  Realityhack   Feb-02-10 02:40 PM   #89 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-02-10 03:20 PM   #95 
     - Collorfull.  Realityhack   Feb-02-10 03:33 PM   #97 
  - Rec  mochajava666   Feb-02-10 02:44 PM   #90 
  - Non-Profits are screwed by the status quo.  SanchoPanza   Feb-02-10 03:15 PM   #93 
  - That was well written thank you.  Realityhack   Feb-02-10 03:35 PM   #98 
  - How can we expect politicians, who already get government healthcare  TreeHugnLibra   Feb-02-10 06:29 PM   #104 
 

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