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rosesaylavee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-25-10 11:13 AM
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103. Is it safe to assume that 'taking this Step by Step'
was the talking point decided at over breakfast.

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  -***Healthcare summit thread*** LSK  Feb-25-10 09:24 AM   #0 
  - All Alexander is talking about is the COSTS. nt  gateley   Feb-25-10 09:26 AM   #1 
  - Immediately out of the gate, Lamar Alexander tells the  Subdivisions   Feb-25-10 09:27 AM   #2 
  - Every bullshit point he makes will be rebuffed immediately  tridim   Feb-25-10 09:34 AM   #20 
  - He did make one point I agree with. Doctors turning down some  Blaukraut   Feb-25-10 09:46 AM   #33 
     - I agree.  BattyDem   Feb-25-10 10:07 AM   #70 
     - Some doctors turn down patients because they already  alfredo   Feb-25-10 10:47 AM   #102 
     - We have an expensive Blue Cross policy for self employed people  DeschutesRiver   Feb-25-10 11:55 AM   #106 
  - You might want to edit your post.  madinmaryland   Feb-25-10 10:35 AM   #100 
  - Lamar says we dont do comprehensive bills well  LSK   Feb-25-10 09:28 AM   #3 
  - True. Republicans don't. period. nt  Bobbie Jo   Feb-25-10 09:29 AM   #7 
     - although thats all they did from 2001-2007  LSK   Feb-25-10 09:30 AM   #13 
        - "Well" being the key word.  Bobbie Jo   Feb-25-10 09:31 AM   #15 
  - As usual, Lamar Alexander's full of shit.  backscatter712   Feb-25-10 09:28 AM   #4 
  - They always  tallahasseedem   Feb-25-10 09:30 AM   #10 
  - yep, you know it  Mel   Feb-25-10 09:32 AM   #18 
  - Who just caught  tallahasseedem   Feb-25-10 09:29 AM   #5 
  - 'This is a car that can't be fixed.'  elleng   Feb-25-10 09:29 AM   #6 
  - So far , it all sounds predictable. I doubt anything will come of this - n/t  Jim__   Feb-25-10 09:29 AM   #8 
  - "So far"? Not even a half hour into it and you've concluded how it will end? Come on!  gateley   Feb-25-10 09:51 AM   #43 
  - The hypocrisy is stunning from Alexander. His wife had breast cancer and he was able to  Jennicut   Feb-25-10 09:29 AM   #9 
  - I thought he was referring to a constituent.  elleng   Feb-25-10 09:34 AM   #22 
  - isn't that what it comes down too, these guys have good insurance  bdamomma   Feb-25-10 10:29 AM   #96 
  - could you edit your op to say that this is the live healthcare summit thread  cali   Feb-25-10 09:30 AM   #11 
  - Wise choice of McConnell and Boehner to let Alexander do the opening song and  gateley   Feb-25-10 09:30 AM   #12 
  - maybe Boner is already too wasted to speak  LSK   Feb-25-10 09:31 AM   #14 
  - Alexander asking the President to renounce the Democratic plan. Jesus Christ on a crutch. n/t  Subdivisions   Feb-25-10 09:31 AM   #16 
  - now Lamar is saying dont you dare use reconciliation  LSK   Feb-25-10 09:32 AM   #17 
  - Yessir, we LEARNED that majority rule can be tyranny!  elleng   Feb-25-10 09:33 AM   #19 
  - Start over my ass.  Bobbie Jo   Feb-25-10 09:34 AM   #21 
  - unless he wants to start with Medicare for all  LSK   Feb-25-10 09:35 AM   #24 
  - Alexander: Let's start over. ....Idiot. n/t  Subdivisions   Feb-25-10 09:35 AM   #23 
  - LOL, you gotta love the expression on Obama's face!  Cass   Feb-25-10 09:35 AM   #25 
  - Wasn't that great?!?!!!  tallahasseedem   Feb-25-10 09:36 AM   #27 
  - I seriously hate..  tallahasseedem   Feb-25-10 09:35 AM   #26 
  - Pelosi up - will split time with Harry Reid  LSK   Feb-25-10 09:37 AM   #28 
  - Did the admin respond to the Repuplicans letter asking about  conservdem   Feb-25-10 09:40 AM   #29 
  - I didnt hear anything, I was hoping Obama would say a joke  LSK   Feb-25-10 09:41 AM   #30 
     - WE would have loved it -- wish he would have. And I agree, Biden probably  gateley   Feb-25-10 09:46 AM   #31 
  - Harry : you are entitled to your opinions, not facts  LSK   Feb-25-10 09:46 AM   #32 
  - Harry: Reconciliation has been used mostly by you guys  LSK   Feb-25-10 09:48 AM   #35 
  - He's letting him have it with both barrels!  backscatter712   Feb-25-10 09:51 AM   #44 
  - Seems like Reid is finally getting to some of the meat of the problem  Emit   Feb-25-10 09:49 AM   #37 
  - Harry's doing a great job of setting the record straight  CatWoman   Feb-25-10 09:50 AM   #39 
  - Link  DainBramaged   Feb-25-10 09:48 AM   #34 
  - thanks, I put it in the OP n/t  LSK   Feb-25-10 09:50 AM   #40 
  - Lol, tell him Harry! 150 republican amendments.  Cass   Feb-25-10 09:49 AM   #36 
  - Has Biden nodded off during Harry's rousing statement? I know how he feels. Poor  gateley   Feb-25-10 09:49 AM   #38 
  - It is the most alive I have ever heard him. But that voice could make anyone sleep.  Jennicut   Feb-25-10 09:55 AM   #47 
  - Go Harry  madokie   Feb-25-10 09:50 AM   #41 
  - Reid continuing to destroy the reconciliation is scarce myth  Cetacea   Feb-25-10 09:51 AM   #42 
  - Obama now is going to destroy Lamar Alexander  LSK   Feb-25-10 09:53 AM   #45 
  - as I heard your proposals, gee Im thinking these sound close to ours  LSK   Feb-25-10 09:55 AM   #48 
  - School the bastids mr President  madokie   Feb-25-10 09:54 AM   #46 
  - Looks like this gave Reid a chance to say some things  Arkana   Feb-25-10 09:55 AM   #49 
  - McCant has that "deer in the headlights" look...n/t  POAS   Feb-25-10 09:57 AM   #50 
  - Can't wait to hear him talk..  tridim   Feb-25-10 09:58 AM   #51 
     - Maybe he will declare an emergency and rush to do the Letterman show  LSK   Feb-25-10 10:00 AM   #55 
  - Lamar Alexander, you're about to get PWNED.  Arkana   Feb-25-10 09:58 AM   #52 
  - SMACK!!! WHO'S YO DADDY!!!  backscatter712   Feb-25-10 10:00 AM   #54 
  - He's (Lamar) is getting testy...  tallahasseedem   Feb-25-10 10:01 AM   #57 
  - The "your not entitled to your own facts" meme which I think  POAS   Feb-25-10 10:01 AM   #58 
  - Alexander tried to weasel out of addressing the President's FACTS,  Subdivisions   Feb-25-10 10:04 AM   #63 
  - now they are debating what the CBO says about premium costs of the plan  LSK   Feb-25-10 09:59 AM   #53 
  - so far, McConnell and Boehner have said nothing.  GreatCaesarsGhost   Feb-25-10 10:00 AM   #56 
  - It's because Alexander is viewed as slightly less greasy.  Arkana   Feb-25-10 10:02 AM   #59 
  - Ohhhhhhh dear...Mitch is up.  Arkana   Feb-25-10 10:03 AM   #60 
  - McConnell is now going to quote his own polls  LSK   Feb-25-10 10:04 AM   #61 
     - They are really  tallahasseedem   Feb-25-10 10:06 AM   #67 
        - They're scared as hell of it  Arkana   Feb-25-10 10:07 AM   #71 
  - Coburn: uh uh uh  mikelgb   Feb-25-10 10:04 AM   #62 
  - To be fair, that's a part of Obama's speech tendencies too.  Arkana   Feb-25-10 10:05 AM   #64 
     - True, but at least Obama says something of substance after the, "uh uh uh"  BattyDem   Feb-25-10 10:09 AM   #75 
  - Would this be a good place to throw out....YOU LIE!?  Bobbie Jo   Feb-25-10 10:05 AM   #65 
  - Do I HAVE to listen to coburn?  elleng   Feb-25-10 10:05 AM   #66 
  - I had to change the channel.  Arkana   Feb-25-10 10:06 AM   #68 
  - OMG Govt healthcare is riddled with fraud???  LSK   Feb-25-10 10:07 AM   #69 
  - here we go - tort reform  LSK   Feb-25-10 10:07 AM   #72 
  - hes pulling 15% out of his ass  LSK   Feb-25-10 10:09 AM   #74 
     - They whine about Medicare but the fact is that it only spends 2% of its total costs  Arkana   Feb-25-10 10:10 AM   #78 
        - KO said it best last night  BattyDem   Feb-25-10 10:22 AM   #90 
  - Obama is looking at him like "Is this asshole kidding?"  Arkana   Feb-25-10 10:07 AM   #73 
  - Coburn is actually talking about MORE government intervention.  Arkana   Feb-25-10 10:09 AM   #76 
  - "Doctor" Tom Coburn.  SethInUpstateNY   Feb-25-10 10:10 AM   #77 
  - tort reform & fraud Coburn  Mel   Feb-25-10 10:12 AM   #79 
  - The solution to the health care crisis is "undercover patients"???  iceman66   Feb-25-10 10:12 AM   #80 
  - here the comment about NYC  LSK   Feb-25-10 10:14 AM   #82 
  - Harry: I know a lot about filibusters, but we have a lot of members....  LSK   Feb-25-10 10:12 AM   #81 
  - Yes, MSNBC, just go ahead and gin up more unnecessary anger.  Arkana   Feb-25-10 10:16 AM   #83 
  - what did they do? I have cspan3 on  LSK   Feb-25-10 10:16 AM   #84 
  - It was basically more outrage at "POLITICIANS!!!"  Arkana   Feb-25-10 10:18 AM   #87 
  - What happened?  BattyDem   Feb-25-10 10:17 AM   #86 
  - See ad against Prez O's plans? cnn.  elleng   Feb-25-10 10:17 AM   #85 
  - Hoyer talking about the public option now.  Arkana   Feb-25-10 10:20 AM   #88 
  - I missed that. What did he say?  crazylikafox   Feb-25-10 10:22 AM   #89 
  - I don't know--MSNBC wouldn't allow me to hear it.  Arkana   Feb-25-10 10:22 AM   #91 
  - So cspan is letting people think for themselves and the "honest"  goclark   Feb-25-10 10:30 AM   #98 
  - This seems like a productive dialog  HughMoran   Feb-25-10 10:23 AM   #92 
  - It's making the GOP bullshit obvious.  backscatter712   Feb-25-10 10:26 AM   #94 
  - yuk, we all know the repigs do not want to do anything  bdamomma   Feb-25-10 10:25 AM   #93 
  - Baucus says we dont have much differences  LSK   Feb-25-10 10:27 AM   #95 
  - Baucus looks sober today  Enrique   Feb-25-10 10:29 AM   #97 
  - starting a new thread - link  LSK   Feb-25-10 10:34 AM   #99 
  - McConnelll what a jerk he is, the party of No plan.  bdamomma   Feb-25-10 10:41 AM   #101 
  - Is it safe to assume that 'taking this Step by Step'  rosesaylavee   Feb-25-10 11:13 AM   #103 
  - So what will be the result?  Javaman   Feb-25-10 11:18 AM   #104 
  - McCain = Deputy Dog  rosesaylavee   Feb-25-10 11:28 AM   #105 
 

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