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  •  So, since the legislators are goiing on vacation (5+ / 0-)

    to buy more time for the lobbyists to help them keep their corrupt ways...

    ...shouldn't we up the stakes?  The stake that scares this vampire is single payer. Let's put it back on the table and talk, in depth, not about how we CAN'T FUCKING DO IT, but instead on how it will actually solve the health care problems.

    Bottom line in case you haven't noticed - is that the health care industry has watered down the public option to the point that it's not reform at all.

    So, let's up the stakes. Advocate for single payer.

    We need two lists: those we will work to elect and those we will defeat. If you're not progressive, you're not a Democrat.

    by moosely2006 on Sat Jul 25, 2009 at 09:43:36 AM PDT

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    •  It has no chance. But I agree that it ... (4+ / 0-)

      ...should still be discussed. What a miracle it would be if there were two weeks in which the mainstream media narrative was fixed on an objective examination of the health care systems of all the other developed countries in the world - examining each of them in detail, without the usual: everybody stands in line for medical care in Japan, England, Canada, Germany, France, et al., and America has the best health care system in the world malarkey.

      Some people would be better off not reading diaries they comment on, since they already have all the answers.

      by Meteor Blades on Sat Jul 25, 2009 at 09:47:37 AM PDT

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