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firehorse Donating Member (547 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-12-11 02:55 PM
Response to Reply #70
73. It's pretty clear that seniors and poor people are considered a liabilty by the corporate party
They are being thrown under a bus. Old age and things like affordable decent education, are becoming a luxury item only the wealthy can afford.
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  -In under 2 years we have gone from the hopes of Single Payer to Cutting Medicare Benefits? Ruby the Liberal  Jul-11-11 05:16 PM   #0 
  - KNR. Very good questions. All of them.  leveymg   Jul-11-11 05:18 PM   #1 
  - When did Obama promise single payer????  JoePhilly   Jul-11-11 05:18 PM   #2 
  - So you dont think the president will cut SS and Medicare? Is that what your are saying? nm  rhett o rick   Jul-11-11 05:21 PM   #5 
  - The poster was very clear...  JuniperLea   Jul-11-11 05:35 PM   #23 
  - The post was snarky. I asked his opinion but he wont tell us. Just wants to snark. nm  rhett o rick   Jul-11-11 05:42 PM   #30 
  - The poster misquoted the OP.  girl gone mad   Jul-11-11 05:50 PM   #38 
     - .  Bluebear   Jul-11-11 08:40 PM   #53 
  - What I am saying is that if I want the current KNEE-JERK  JoePhilly   Jul-11-11 05:39 PM   #28 
     - Thats what trial balloons are for - reaction  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-11-11 05:43 PM   #32 
        - Then your OP should recommend that action.  JoePhilly   Jul-11-11 05:47 PM   #34 
           - Talk about "KNEE-JERK"? Where did I ever suggest "kill granny"?  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-11-11 05:49 PM   #37 
  - When did I say promise?  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-11-11 05:21 PM   #6 
  - He never promised... you hoped...  JuniperLea   Jul-11-11 05:36 PM   #26 
     - Like I said in the post you responded to  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-11-11 05:42 PM   #29 
        - I only have issues with the things he's actually done...  JuniperLea   Jul-11-11 06:00 PM   #44 
           - This admin floated the trial balloon. The purpose of a trial balloon it to gauge reaction.  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-11-11 06:08 PM   #46 
              - Did you listen to his speech?  JuniperLea   Jul-11-11 06:09 PM   #47 
                 - You keep saying that, but your still here.  bahrbearian   Jul-12-11 01:43 AM   #58 
                 - This, from the person who has a "peace sign" in all her posts  Ken Burch   Jul-12-11 11:47 AM   #67 
  - the words were "hopes of single payer'. Obama said single payer is the best solution for the US. His  robinlynne   Jul-12-11 08:54 AM   #60 
  - Here is Obama's quote on cuts from another Du thread::  robinlynne   Jul-12-11 08:55 AM   #61 
  - Well, if he promised mandates and no single payor  eilen   Jul-12-11 11:02 AM   #62 
  - Ooh look, a strawman! GET IT!!!  Ignis   Jul-12-11 12:52 PM   #71 
  - Don't grind your teeth.... there's no dental coverage either! nt  demodonkey   Jul-11-11 05:19 PM   #3 
  - LOL!  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-11-11 05:23 PM   #13 
  - We lost seats and leverage in 2010; let's not let it happen again. n/t  LoZoccolo   Jul-11-11 05:21 PM   #4 
  - What the fuck do you want ME to do about that?  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-11-11 05:22 PM   #11 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jul-11-11 05:37 PM   #27 
  - nor a re-election strategy  eilen   Jul-12-11 11:04 AM   #63 
     - I know, right?  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-12-11 11:42 AM   #65 
  - Looks like the party leadership is doing their best to ensure we lose more in 2012  Creideiki   Jul-11-11 05:24 PM   #14 
  - Some States back east lost seats, go whine at them  Bluenorthwest   Jul-11-11 05:25 PM   #16 
     - actually it was pretty close to national  dsc   Jul-11-11 08:55 PM   #54 
  - And clearing the way for fascist takeover.  999998th word   Jul-11-11 05:21 PM   #7 
  - The revolution is waiting. nm  rhett o rick   Jul-11-11 05:21 PM   #8 
  - This is what happens in dying empires  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-11-11 05:22 PM   #9 
  - and I guess it stands to reason that the last of the Emperors would all dissemble  villager   Jul-11-11 05:24 PM   #15 
  - Actually Spain with a few flavors of Rome  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-11-11 05:47 PM   #35 
  - The former Austro-Hungarian Empire has some pretty decent health-care for its citizens.  WinkyDink   Jul-11-11 05:44 PM   #33 
     - What happened at the end?  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-11-11 05:48 PM   #36 
     - Did you get full coverage for helmet spike wounds?  Ken Burch   Jul-12-11 11:49 AM   #68 
  - Yeah, was thinking about that the other day and something I said  Rex   Jul-11-11 05:22 PM   #10 
  - Dude, I don't know  Taverner   Jul-11-11 05:23 PM   #12 
  - Where are our priorities as a nation?  DJ13   Jul-11-11 05:26 PM   #17 
  - Please state your expertise on Medicare and how it delivers services.  patrice   Jul-11-11 05:28 PM   #18 
  - I am not sure what you are asking  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-11-11 05:54 PM   #39 
  - Bernie Sanders himself is making distinctions between money that goes for services and money that  patrice   Jul-11-11 11:50 PM   #55 
  - No chance of medicare for all since the insurance companies have been guaranteed profits  Mimosa   Jul-11-11 06:27 PM   #51 
     - And 3. Regarding payments:  patrice   Jul-12-11 12:15 AM   #57 
  - Sad isn't it? I've been watching this country being trashed  Cleita   Jul-11-11 05:28 PM   #19 
  - He had a chance to turn it all around in 2008  Hydra   Jul-11-11 08:17 PM   #52 
  - Well... hopes of a public option to cutting Medicare  Blasphemer   Jul-11-11 05:28 PM   #20 
  - I was probably the last person in the US to come to grips that it was off the table  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-11-11 05:34 PM   #22 
  - Yes.... but you have to admit  bvar22   Jul-11-11 05:32 PM   #21 
  - Never yell FIRE in a crowded kabuki theater.  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-11-11 05:36 PM   #25 
  - Stunning and to-the-point headline. nt  woo me with science   Jul-11-11 05:36 PM   #24 
  - Taxation without representation...  Peter1x9   Jul-11-11 05:42 PM   #31 
  - The title about sums it up, doesn't it?  LooseWilly   Jul-11-11 05:54 PM   #40 
  - It has been said that it would take a Democrat to undo the New Deal  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-11-11 05:57 PM   #42 
     - It sounds like you're making predictions of upcoming plans.  LooseWilly   Jul-11-11 06:25 PM   #50 
  - Well, did promise change  peace4ever   Jul-11-11 05:55 PM   #41 
  - LOL!  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-11-11 05:57 PM   #43 
  - seems like sensible policies are out of reach for the next 20 years  0rganism   Jul-11-11 06:02 PM   #45 
  - Well, so much for nine-dimensional space chess  derby378   Jul-11-11 06:20 PM   #48 
  - My bad - we are drone bombing Somalia, not the Sudan  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-11-11 06:20 PM   #49 
  - Thank you, President Obama  somone   Jul-11-11 11:58 PM   #56 
  - Pretty much  slay   Jul-12-11 08:39 AM   #59 
  - It's unbelievable. Obama as Bush third term, is not what I voted for.  firehorse   Jul-12-11 11:28 AM   #64 
  - That is why this is a lose/lose gamble  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-12-11 11:52 AM   #69 
     - It does boggle the mind. I wish Obama would be the socialist, marxist, communist the teabaggers are  firehorse   Jul-12-11 02:51 PM   #72 
  - Oh yes, and the grand prize...a republican president in 2012!  Safetykitten   Jul-12-11 11:43 AM   #66 
  - I don't support raising the amount we are paying into it as you suggested.  totodeinhere   Jul-12-11 12:35 PM   #70 
     - It's pretty clear that seniors and poor people are considered a liabilty by the corporate party  firehorse   Jul-12-11 02:55 PM   #73 
     - You misunderstood  Ruby the Liberal   Jul-12-11 03:05 PM   #74 
        - OK thanks Ruby, Then I agree with you as long as this doesn't affect  totodeinhere   Jul-12-11 03:20 PM   #75 

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