You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #107: Ummmm...ok....I want to believe this... [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU
CoffeeCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-18-09 10:43 PM
Response to Original message
107. Ummmm...ok....I want to believe this...
...but I see no evidence that this is happening.

I really don't.

I hope it is, but frankly, it looks to me like the insurance lobbyists and big
business has won the day and that there will be no meaningful healthcare reform.

I'm willing to stay open minded and consider your theory--because, believe me, I'd like
nothing more than to be completely wrong.

One thing that bothers me--I don't see Obama spearheading this effort like he means it. Bush
took it on the road and rallied for Social Security reform. The man was focused like a laser
beam--on privatizing Social Security. They had orchestrated town halls and naysayers were kicked
out. They really tried to win the PR war. I don't see the same kind of effort from Obama.
I see him deferring to Congress---and Obama knows damn well that 95 percent of them are corrupt
bastards who are bought and paid for by the corporations. So...hello?

That's what I see.

But I will remain optimistic that your scenario is a possibility.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC