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High Profile Democrats Abandoning Obamacare Ship

Redstatesredkoolaid Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 2:25 PM
Bottom line, PRIOR to the fear mongering that accompanied the bill, the overwhelming majority of Americans wanted Healthcare reform and over 60% favored some form of single payer. Then the highly funded, highly partisan Con media began their "get the old white folk" afraid, and the mindless fell into line. Remember Sarah Palin and "Death Panels?" Of course we do, but the mindless selectively forget that Ms. Palin passed legislation in Alaska that provided "End of Life" Counseling in 2006. Not only did she sign it, she spoke to it's VALUE when to the press. More recent, how about the fact that the GOP and the Heritage Foundation introduced the concept of Individual Mandate in the 80's and 90's! Then it was Personal Responsibility!
Liz772 Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 2:40 PM
"Bottom line, PRIOR to the fear mongering that accompanied the bill, the overwhelming majority of Americans wanted Healthcare reform and over 60% favored some form of single payer." Ding, ding, ding....I need a ruling here.

I would like to see the proof of that assertion, because I kinda remember it being quite the opposite. Since 80% of Americans were and are already insured, how do you justify that claim? Proof please.
wmou Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 2:37 PM
Death panels are an essential part of any govt controlled healthcare system. Otherwise the elderly and terminally ill use all the resources.
renny4 Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 2:32 PM
What pipe dream are you inventing? During the ocare dbeate, over 80% of the US said it was satisfied with its healthcare situation. Only 20% have ever wanted total single payer. That's a prog. wet dream and they are only 20% of the pop.
gatorbait Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 2:49 PM
LINK PLEASE
IF YOU SAY SO..LOL
gatorbait Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 2:49 PM
LINK PLEASE
IF YOU SAY SO..LOL
george washington Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 2:52 PM
X....

The word you are searching for is 'without'.

LOL, indeed.
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