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Even R's believed in Health care reform

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Submitted by ben (United States), Nov 2, 2010 08:25

The Republicans wanted to reform healthcare as well, just not in the same way. This is ironic of course because the plan Obama passed was not unlike Republican Mitt Romney's plan, or the plan the Republicans proposed as an alternative to Hillarycare. The Republican Party has become so consumed by ideology that it is unable to see straight. Always cut taxes no matter what!!! Although I hope the Democrats win, I will be less upset knowing that the house Republicans will finally have to take a little responsibility - will they cut taxes and blow up the debt? Will they cut taxes and actually make cuts in spending (for which they will pay a political price)? They are getting elected based on a down economy, not anything having to do with who they are. Surely they will forget that by January, but this will only allow Obama to cruise to reelection over what will surely be a fringe Republican nominee.


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The Future of Capitalism replies:

I actually think the public is at the stage where spending cuts are a political plus.

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Ignorant Voters [57 words]GringoNov 2, 2010 08:07
Obama's Inner Self- They're racists! [66 words]PawnNov 2, 2010 05:20
FDR corollary [97 words]WhiskeyJimNov 2, 2010 04:11
Since 2007?
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Carl PhamNov 2, 2010 01:33
The 900 lb. gorilla in the room... [132 words]elaineNov 2, 2010 00:30
⇒ Even R's believed in Health care reform
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benNov 2, 2010 08:25
The places where the money is are not plusses
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benNov 2, 2010 09:38
My spin - it's the economy, stupid [70 words]Jerry SkurnikNov 1, 2010 20:37
Really? [24 words]JBNov 2, 2010 01:47
Yes
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benNov 2, 2010 08:27
Yes, really
[w/response] [38 words]
Jerry SkurnikNov 2, 2010 09:06
Bush had 8 years to mess it up [137 words]benNov 2, 2010 09:42
Some economic and government facts [501 words]AmaterasuNov 5, 2010 15:31

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