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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-07-10 02:05 PM
Response to Reply #39
43. It's not hyperbole, and
there is no use desperately trying to spin Dean's comments. He's basically making claim about the mandate based on the bogus position supported by Missouri Republicans.

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  -Think Progress: Howard Dean Launches Misguided Attack On Health Reform ProSense  Aug-06-10 03:23 PM   #0 
  - Without a pubic option, however...  derby378   Aug-06-10 03:34 PM   #1 
  - ding, ding, ding....we have a winner!  bluethruandthru   Aug-08-10 10:41 AM   #51 
  - I Trust Gov. Dean, Not Dem Party Leadership Figures.  justinaforjustice   Aug-06-10 03:37 PM   #2 
  - Dean's 2004 health care plan sucked, so it's not a given that he is a  ProSense   Aug-06-10 03:40 PM   #3 
     - He wrote a book on it and more than qualifies as a wonk on the subject. See Reply 35.  No Elephants   Aug-07-10 05:32 AM   #32 
  - Incredbile nice work in debunking this quickly!  karynnj   Aug-06-10 03:47 PM   #4 
  - I remain unconvinced  zipplewrath   Aug-06-10 04:12 PM   #5 
  - This isn't convincing either  ProSense   Aug-06-10 04:20 PM   #8 
     - It is the comparison  zipplewrath   Aug-07-10 12:36 PM   #41 
        - Though the public option could have been a veryt transformative feature it was in no way the only  karynnj   Aug-08-10 12:26 PM   #52 
  - What we need is national healthcare - not insurance  askeptic   Aug-06-10 04:16 PM   #6 
  - Before the bill we were 37th in healthcare in the world  niceypoo   Aug-07-10 09:47 AM   #38 
  - That is all the evidence required. (nt)  w4rma   Aug-08-10 03:17 AM   #46 
  - Very little has been implemented and no new assessments of our healthcare system  karynnj   Aug-08-10 12:27 PM   #53 
  - +1  area51   Aug-07-10 11:55 AM   #40 
  - unrecommended  inna   Aug-06-10 04:17 PM   #7 
  - What a detailed response. My rebuttal  ProSense   Aug-06-10 04:21 PM   #9 
  - Dean RRRAWWWXXXXX, his opponents suck, and that's the end of it.  Jim Sagle   Aug-06-10 04:33 PM   #10 
  - This is fucking hilarious. One of the only reasons Obama, and not Hillary, got my vote was ........  Exilednight   Aug-06-10 05:10 PM   #11 
  - This is the perfect example of what's wrong with the argument  ProSense   Aug-06-10 05:26 PM   #12 
     - This is the perfect example of what's wrong with this argument ............  Exilednight   Aug-06-10 05:43 PM   #13 
     - "The fact is, this bill as is will not get us anywhere near 95%."  ProSense   Aug-06-10 05:46 PM   #14 
        - Why am I upset? It's quite simple ..............  Exilednight   Aug-06-10 05:57 PM   #16 
           - "We'll be lucky if we hit 80%"  ProSense   Aug-06-10 06:07 PM   #18 
              - How many have health adequate health insurance?  Exilednight   Aug-06-10 06:36 PM   #22 
     - Obama campaigned on a public option and no mandate.  No Elephants   Aug-07-10 05:36 AM   #33 
        - He did not campaign on a public option. He campaigned on a "pool"  Phx_Dem   Aug-07-10 04:44 PM   #45 
  - It was no less necessary during the primaries  dsc   Aug-06-10 05:53 PM   #15 
  - Hmmm?  ProSense   Aug-06-10 06:05 PM   #17 
     - actually hers was coupled with a public option  dsc   Aug-06-10 06:12 PM   #19 
        - So was Obama's, and  ProSense   Aug-06-10 06:30 PM   #20 
           - No it wasn't  dsc   Aug-06-10 07:37 PM   #24 
              - Yes, it was.  ProSense   Aug-06-10 07:39 PM   #25 
                 - it most surely does  dsc   Aug-06-10 07:43 PM   #26 
                    - Again:  ProSense   Aug-06-10 07:46 PM   #27 
  - good  ibegurpard   Aug-06-10 06:32 PM   #21 
  - Go mandate! and try to smear Dean!  depakid   Aug-06-10 07:24 PM   #23 
  - Hopefully they can get the mandate on the ballot in CA  Milo_Bloom   Aug-06-10 07:49 PM   #28 
  - I wouldn't expect this corporate friendly Supreme Court  ibegurpard   Aug-06-10 07:51 PM   #29 
  - I never much cared for the mandate.  John Agar   Aug-06-10 08:49 PM   #30 
  - Massachusetts has Romneycare, as the quote you provided proves.  No Elephants   Aug-07-10 05:23 AM   #31 
  - Howard Dean is a doctor.  cornermouse   Aug-07-10 05:40 AM   #34 
  - Yep A doctor who wrote a book on the subect and governed a state for 6 terms, among other things.  No Elephants   Aug-07-10 06:24 AM   #35 
  - Yep.  cornermouse   Aug-07-10 08:28 AM   #36 
  - Rand Paul is a doctor too.  bornskeptic   Aug-08-10 07:17 AM   #48 
     - Rand Paul is a libertarian.  cornermouse   Aug-08-10 10:33 AM   #50 
  - "Mass has the lowest uninsured rate in the country!!" Oh, goody -- it also has the highest premiums  brentspeak   Aug-07-10 08:43 AM   #37 
  - Yep. Because contrary to popular belief here health insurance isn't "just like" auto insurance.  Hello_Kitty   Aug-07-10 02:02 PM   #42 
  - and there are alternatives to automobiles  ibegurpard   Aug-07-10 02:06 PM   #44 
  - It also has the highest or near highest cost of living  karynnj   Aug-08-10 12:34 PM   #54 
  - this hyperbole is unusual for Think Progress  Enrique   Aug-07-10 10:20 AM   #39 
  - It's not hyperbole, and  ProSense   Aug-07-10 02:05 PM   #43 
     - Obama opposed the mandates during the primaries  Enrique   Aug-08-10 01:13 PM   #55 
  - The mandates were declaired a failure in the primaries and that  w4rma   Aug-08-10 03:21 AM   #47 
  - I love Howard Dean....  Jeff In Milwaukee   Aug-08-10 07:40 AM   #49 
 

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