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Oregone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-20-10 10:57 AM
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6. Either it was a ruse that it was gone or that its back
Because nothing has fundementally changed since some time has passed. There could be a scenario where stagecraft created the impression it was dead, so that "heroic" politicians can claim at election time to be its savior (but it will likely suck anyway).
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  -I am betting the Public Option talk is a ruse. Perky  Feb-20-10 10:50 AM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-20-10 10:52 AM   #1 
  - Exactly. It is called the BYRD RULE and those 20 signing the letter have to know that.  jamesp68   Feb-20-10 10:57 AM   #5 
  - So how did Bush manage to use reconciliation to pass his tax cuts?  ProSense   Feb-20-10 11:13 AM   #10 
     - The vote was 65-35.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-20-10 11:29 AM   #11 
     - Final vote  ProSense   Feb-20-10 11:44 AM   #16 
        - That's the second round of tax cuts. The 2001 tally was 58-33.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Feb-20-10 12:57 PM   #21 
     - It might be BS but it's a great put down on the Dems  FreakinDJ   Feb-20-10 11:40 AM   #15 
  - Yes. it is 20 Senators trying to deflect blame from themselves and at the 39 not signing.  jamesp68   Feb-20-10 10:55 AM   #2 
  - I predict it passes becomes hugely sucessful to the point where even republican voters want it.  Skink   Feb-20-10 10:56 AM   #3 
  - The problems is the Senators can't see beyond the first Tuesday in November  Perky   Feb-20-10 10:59 AM   #7 
  - I Mentioned as much on another thread  fascisthunter   Feb-20-10 10:56 AM   #4 
  - Either it was a ruse that it was gone or that its back  Oregone   Feb-20-10 10:57 AM   #6 
  - It had better NOT be!  Kyril Enko   Feb-20-10 11:03 AM   #8 
  - I think it may be used to get the necessary Senators to agree to  Pirate Smile   Feb-20-10 11:11 AM   #9 
  - I like to post this Ezra Klein article every once in a while to remind people of where Social  Pirate Smile   Feb-20-10 11:30 AM   #12 
  - Different era.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-20-10 11:37 AM   #13 
     - SCHIP  Hippo_Tron   Feb-20-10 04:16 PM   #25 
     - The Prescription Drug Benefit was added to Medicare.  Pirate Smile   Feb-20-10 05:56 PM   #28 
  - Nope, they made us furious, conflicted and dissillusioned, by continuously  Gman2   Feb-20-10 11:39 AM   #14 
  - I have a bridge called the Brooklyn Bridge I'll sell you.  Xicano   Feb-20-10 03:38 PM   #23 
  - Little political upside to ramming the public option through with reconciliation? Are you sure?  WatchWhatISay   Feb-20-10 12:06 PM   #17 
  - There is a fundamental difference conservative and liberal voting habits  Perky   Feb-20-10 12:51 PM   #19 
     - Republican voters will be at least as incensed by hcr w/o public option in Nov., as hcr with it.  burning rain   Feb-20-10 04:48 PM   #27 
  - i think the dems waited for the insurance companies  ellenfl   Feb-20-10 12:35 PM   #18 
  - If ou paint Wellpoint as the enemy and the Republicans as their stooges  Perky   Feb-20-10 12:54 PM   #20 
  - I'll believe it when I see it  CanonRay   Feb-20-10 01:35 PM   #22 
  - I will not believe this till its over and done.  freddie mertz   Feb-20-10 04:11 PM   #24 
  - of course, you do.  Aramchek   Feb-20-10 04:20 PM   #26 
  - Well then, a descision has to be made  Canuckistanian   Feb-20-10 06:09 PM   #29 
  - Then it's up to us to make it not a ruse.  backscatter712   Feb-20-10 06:21 PM   #30 
  - The problem is  LatteLibertine   Feb-20-10 08:36 PM   #31 
  - On point exactly  Raine   Feb-20-10 08:49 PM   #32 
 

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