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slipslidingaway Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-23-10 08:58 AM
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61. Link that it was Ben Nelson who made the deal with Pharma? n/t
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  -President Obama on health reform: I am not going to walk away just because it's hard. ProSense  Jan-22-10 12:52 PM   #0 
  - Nice sentiment, but he IS walking away because it's too hard  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-22-10 12:55 PM   #1 
  - no he's not walking away  Rosa Luxemburg   Jan-22-10 12:58 PM   #2 
  - He walked away from health care reform  dflprincess   Jan-22-10 01:04 PM   #4 
  - +1000  amborin   Jan-22-10 01:07 PM   #8 
  - No, it's just that some people walked away from reality.  ProSense   Jan-22-10 01:11 PM   #13 
  - The people who are out of touch with reality are those who think coverage = care.  dflprincess   Jan-22-10 04:17 PM   #43 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-22-10 02:37 PM   #35 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-22-10 03:47 PM   #40 
  - Libby deadbeat?  dflprincess   Jan-22-10 04:27 PM   #44 
     - I guess they really know how to win friends and influence people  ima_sinnic   Jan-22-10 07:20 PM   #53 
  - Can't say it any more clearly than that.  GreenArrow   Jan-22-10 02:42 PM   #37 
  - I agree  LuckyTheDog   Jan-22-10 04:13 PM   #42 
  - Reality bites...  jefferson_dem   Jan-22-10 01:02 PM   #3 
  - "frame it as a win" how cynical can one get! shills for fake HCR can't fool the public  amborin   Jan-22-10 01:06 PM   #7 
  - We have known that real robust reform was dead for over a month. But...  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-22-10 01:16 PM   #16 
  - The players...yes.  jefferson_dem   Jan-22-10 01:31 PM   #21 
  - I agree  CreekDog   Jan-22-10 01:20 PM   #19 
  - Not great advice ...  slipslidingaway   Jan-22-10 01:35 PM   #22 
  - Big difference...  jefferson_dem   Jan-22-10 01:48 PM   #26 
     - That will get us far, they are always wrong and our side is always ...  slipslidingaway   Jan-22-10 02:06 PM   #30 
  - that is exactly what is wrong  rapturedbyrobots   Jan-22-10 07:52 PM   #54 
  - Delete  MissDeeds   Jan-22-10 08:32 PM   #57 
  - he's walking away & leaving crucial banking details to Congress: just like HCR:  amborin   Jan-22-10 01:05 PM   #5 
     - MarketWatch says "A return to sanity in banking"  tabatha   Jan-22-10 01:08 PM   #9 
     - Writing legislation is Congress' job. nt  Qutzupalotl   Jan-22-10 01:18 PM   #17 
        - well getting them to pass it has generally been a President's job  CreekDog   Jan-22-10 01:21 PM   #20 
        - It takes eight votes, with signigficant negotiating, to pass health reform  ProSense   Jan-22-10 01:39 PM   #23 
        - I'm missing your reasoning here. Why 8 and 7/8? Please explain.  inna   Jan-24-10 08:08 PM   #64 
        - And Congress did not make the behind the scene deals. n/t  slipslidingaway   Jan-22-10 02:11 PM   #32 
           - Ben Nelson did.  Qutzupalotl   Jan-22-10 05:32 PM   #47 
              - Without the approval of the WH and Obama who happened to announce..  slipslidingaway   Jan-22-10 05:53 PM   #48 
              - Link that it was Ben Nelson who made the deal with Pharma? n/t  slipslidingaway   Jan-23-10 08:58 AM   #61 
        - Did Congress make the deal with Pharma - NO - they were just expected  slipslidingaway   Jan-22-10 02:10 PM   #31 
  - Walk away because the Senate bill blows  Oregone   Jan-22-10 01:06 PM   #6 
  - That is why it has been halted.  tabatha   Jan-22-10 01:09 PM   #12 
  - I will believe Barack when he fires Rahm and Timmy, in short when his ACTIONS match his speech.  Vincardog   Jan-22-10 01:08 PM   #10 
  - Nice words, but we need someone to actually fight Pharma and the ...  slipslidingaway   Jan-22-10 01:09 PM   #11 
  - Folks are so fucking critical sitting there........  FrenchieCat   Jan-22-10 01:12 PM   #14 
  - .....  Highway61   Jan-22-10 01:59 PM   #29 
  - What folks are you talking about?  bigwillq   Jan-22-10 02:20 PM   #33 
  - Another fancy speech, where's the beef? eom  daa   Jan-22-10 01:15 PM   #15 
  - excatly; more populist rhetoric, now that it's finally sinking in Americans aren't that stupid n/t  amborin   Jan-22-10 06:21 PM   #51 
  - I know he is working hard...but has he been working hard on health care?  CreekDog   Jan-22-10 01:19 PM   #18 
  - The health bills are in conference  ProSense   Jan-22-10 01:43 PM   #25 
     - I'm not arguing against that...I'm questioning whether Obama's role has been forceful enough  CreekDog   Jan-22-10 02:34 PM   #34 
  - Prosense: I support the president, but  Teaser   Jan-22-10 01:41 PM   #24 
  - Why are you telling me? This week  ProSense   Jan-22-10 01:50 PM   #27 
  - VIDEO of remarks here -  jefferson_dem   Jan-22-10 01:58 PM   #28 
  - Some people can do nothing but criticize and claim on a message board that  treestar   Jan-22-10 02:41 PM   #36 
  - +1000  liberal N proud   Jan-22-10 03:17 PM   #38 
  - if only they could afford  rapturedbyrobots   Jan-22-10 07:54 PM   #55 
     - You can certainly start at the bottom and don't have to be a lawyer at all  treestar   Jan-23-10 10:41 AM   #62 
  - It's hard to walk away when you were never there.  rug   Jan-22-10 03:37 PM   #39 
  - he walked away a long time ago, back when he handed it over to Max Baucus  ima_sinnic   Jan-22-10 04:03 PM   #41 
  - He walked away from what he told the people :( n/t  slipslidingaway   Jan-22-10 05:55 PM   #49 
  - +1000  amborin   Jan-22-10 06:19 PM   #50 
  - Never thought you would!!  Phx_Dem   Jan-22-10 04:47 PM   #45 
  - That's what she said  Ter   Jan-22-10 05:01 PM   #46 
  - He didn't walk away...  rateyes   Jan-22-10 06:46 PM   #52 
  - I don't see him walking away from big insurance and pharma so easily either.  hulka38   Jan-22-10 08:16 PM   #56 
  - This has been a political disaster, and has compromised his presidency....  Robeson   Jan-22-10 08:59 PM   #58 
  - More pretty words lacking in forth-right action. n/t  Stand and Fight   Jan-22-10 11:39 PM   #59 
  - Unfortunately, he fully intends to let people be denied care by insurance companies  eridani   Jan-23-10 12:12 AM   #60 
  - According to Sen. Sherrod Brown, even now Obama won't lead on HCR  IndianaGreen   Jan-23-10 10:43 AM   #63 
 

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