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Oregone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-17-10 01:22 PM
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23. But sound policy is sound policy
Just because the Democrats are now ideologically close to the Republicans of the 1970s, it doesn't mean everything they do is automatically good or in the interests of the people. In fact, it really means the opposite.
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  -Dennis Kucinich speaks for me scheming daemons  Mar-17-10 12:44 PM   #0 
  - I trust no politician fully. Not even Dennis Kucinich, a man who I admire.  ShortnFiery   Mar-17-10 12:47 PM   #1 
  - Where is your fucking proof that anyone was coerced into anything?  phleshdef   Mar-17-10 12:49 PM   #4 
  - Oh come on? What we saw on the idiot tube was enough. It's was TACKY.  ShortnFiery   Mar-17-10 12:54 PM   #13 
     - im sure it was a principled flip flop  mkultra   Mar-17-10 12:56 PM   #15 
     - What side are you on? Seeing how Dems and liberals both support passing this bill  NJmaverick   Mar-17-10 01:00 PM   #17 
     - Either produce the proof or stop spreading what is otherwise considered a blatant lie.  phleshdef   Mar-17-10 01:08 PM   #22 
  - As much as it sucks, it will still afford 30 million people the chance to get  gateley   Mar-17-10 12:50 PM   #6 
  - That's what you don't fully copy. It doesn't matter if you have insurance if you can NOT  ShortnFiery   Mar-17-10 12:52 PM   #10 
     - This bill gives the government the power to control premiums. Thats true whether you want to admit..  phleshdef   Mar-17-10 01:28 PM   #24 
     - I was looking at a comparison between the House/Senate/POTUS bills and  gateley   Mar-17-10 02:15 PM   #31 
     - The hardest hit will be the 50 to 65 crowd, particularly if they have  NorthCarolina   Mar-17-10 02:52 PM   #36 
  - How do you figure they coerced him?  Hippo_Tron   Mar-17-10 12:51 PM   #7 
     - How about the Klassy personal pressure and the announcement that  ShortnFiery   Mar-17-10 12:56 PM   #14 
        - You assume he needs money, which is doubtful  Hippo_Tron   Mar-17-10 01:03 PM   #19 
  - This is the bottom line for me:  gateley   Mar-17-10 12:48 PM   #2 
  - Are you an objective judge of "the right side of history"?  Oregone   Mar-17-10 12:48 PM   #3 
  - Ted Kennedy supported healthcare reform. nt  TheWraith   Mar-17-10 12:52 PM   #9 
     - Hell, he wrote part of it!  DrToast   Mar-17-10 12:53 PM   #11 
     - Doubt it  Oregone   Mar-17-10 01:01 PM   #18 
     - Kennedy wrote part of the HELP bill, not the crappy Baucus bill  IndianaGreen   Mar-17-10 04:58 PM   #40 
     - In the 70s Kennedy did not fold to Nixon's NHIPA (mandated & subsidized private insurance)  Oregone   Mar-17-10 12:58 PM   #16 
        - 2010 isn't the 1970's  Hippo_Tron   Mar-17-10 01:07 PM   #20 
           - But sound policy is sound policy  Oregone   Mar-17-10 01:22 PM   #23 
              - Sound policy is merely an idea if it can't pass congress  Hippo_Tron   Mar-17-10 01:37 PM   #25 
                 - And thats your guess. Of course, we know what he did in real life  Oregone   Mar-17-10 01:42 PM   #26 
                    - His wife said he would've voted for the bill  Hippo_Tron   Mar-17-10 01:49 PM   #28 
                       - He said, She said  Oregone   Mar-17-10 01:54 PM   #30 
                          - I'm not arguing that Kennedy would've voted yes = Dennis was right to vote yes  Hippo_Tron   Mar-17-10 02:34 PM   #32 
                             - Doh!  Oregone   Mar-17-10 02:50 PM   #35 
  - I too am pleased that he did the right thing  bluestateguy   Mar-17-10 12:49 PM   #5 
  - Yes - I feel this will get the momentum going in the 'right' direction. nt  gateley   Mar-17-10 12:51 PM   #8 
  - So is DK running for president or does this OP have something to do with the presidency?  elocs   Mar-17-10 12:53 PM   #12 
  - Shouldn't you be busy writing another DLC sponsored anti-DK slander post? eom  NorthCarolina   Mar-17-10 02:42 PM   #33 
     - So, what does asking why a post about DK belongs in the Presidency forum have to do with the DLC?  elocs   Mar-17-10 04:54 PM   #38 
        - Well that's a silly question  Sebastian Doyle   Mar-17-10 05:01 PM   #41 
  - Much more so than, say, the evolving HCR bill does.  Orsino   Mar-17-10 01:08 PM   #21 
  - Oh Christ. You'll be pissing on him again in a week.  Forkboy   Mar-17-10 01:49 PM   #27 
  - Yeah, there seems to be a lot of "Let me be the first to pull out my dagger and pat Denis' back"  JVS   Mar-17-10 02:44 PM   #34 
  - No Shit  Dinger   Mar-17-10 04:56 PM   #39 
  - not if he keeps making good decisions....  scheming daemons   Mar-17-10 10:04 PM   #42 
     - And we know he'll make one next week that will bring out the pissing.  Forkboy   Mar-18-10 09:35 AM   #44 
  - No politician speaks for me  Tailormyst   Mar-17-10 01:52 PM   #29 
  - Dennis has come around and what's not to  Cha   Mar-17-10 03:27 PM   #37 
  - Bullshit, you've always hated him because he's a liberal  martymar64   Mar-17-10 11:18 PM   #43 
 

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