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CoffeeCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-24-09 09:07 AM
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25. In my view...
...we only have the appearance of a two-party system.

I think 98 percent of our politicians are all slaves to the corporations. It's a nice gig they've got going up on Capitol
Hill. The corporations pay off the politicians and the politicians give the corporations everything they want.

Social issues--such as abortion, religion, healthcare--serve to whip up the bases of each party--but notice that no change
ever happens. Just the threat of change. It keeps both sides focused on the fight--and not the cancer that has permeated
the very foundation.

Just as Taibbi says--the public option is not healthcare reform. In fact, it will serve as a glaring example of why healthcare
reform is a bad idea.

This is not meaningful reform. And it's going to fail and be a horrendous clusterfuck.

I believe the Dems and Reps have decided that the Dems will spearhead this failure---thus allowing the Republicans to
gain some more power again. They all volley power back and forth--giving the appearance of a living, breathing democracy.

It's not. It's one party, under the corporations--with liberty and justice for none.

You'd have to be a deranged Pollyanna to not see this. The Dems have a majority in the House, Senate and we have the White House. They
could have single payer or other meaningful healthcare reform if they wanted it. They have the votes. It's not rocket science
people. They Dems don't want healthcare.

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