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  1. Harry Boy

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    We Shall Overcome

    WASHINGTON – Bowing to Republican pressure, President Barack Obama's administration signaled on Sunday it is ready to abandon the idea of giving Americans the option of government-run insurance as part of a new U.S. health care system.

    Facing mounting opposition to the overhaul, administration officials left open the chance for a compromise with Republicans that would include health insurance cooperatives instead of a government-run plan. Such a concession would likely enrage his liberal supporters but could deliver Obama a much-needed win on a top domestic priority opposed by GOP lawmakers.
    White House appears ready to drop 'public option' - Yahoo! News

    Jane Fonda, Sharpton, Left Wing Protesters are right God Bless them, IT PAYS TO YELL AND DISRUPT
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    are you libbies enraged yet????
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    Well the compromise to appease Republicans is absurd: Basically the compromise is to give insurance companies 40,000,000 new customers subsidized by taxpayers and to require insurance companies to offer more benefits (and of course charge more). My guess is that the Senate Democrats at some point will write off the Republicans and pass a bill without them, using the reconciliation method, which requires only 51 votes.
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    Rahn must be punching the White House walls.:eek:
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    "mommy"
    "yes dear"
    "that man with the big ears is punching himself in the face"
    "shhhhh dear thats the president"
    "oh, who's that other man stabbing himself"
    "thats dracula emanuel"
    "oh"
    "mommy"
    "yes dear"
    "whats that lady digging up"
    "shhh, thats lovely michele the first lady she's digging her carrots up"
    "why mommy"
    "she planted them on top of the septic tank"
    "will she eat them mommy"
    "not until they make mr biden eat one if he doesn't get sick they will eat them"
    "gee they're a bunch of f-cking nuts right mom"
    "yes dear"
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    If I was a mod I couldn't resist adjusting the title of this thread to

    Thanks to regular, free medical care the old white bastards are winning.
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    That plan is a good one ... we don't get that one.:eek:
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    I'll have you to remember
    When I grow to old to dream
    Your love will live in my heart

    Goodnight Mrs Kalabash, wherever you are.

    May I see your birth certificae
    Sure
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    What does a coop do to lower rising costs? This is more political BS by two parties who don't give a rats arse about the people they are supposed to represent. More diarea politics in this country.
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    If they want to f*ck themselves for 11/10 then they'll do just that. The people don't want this bill and the "reconciliation method" has never been used for a policy bill like this, it's intended for budgets which this isn't although it affects the budget.

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