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    Re: Specter: Protests not 'representative of America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Lerxst View Post
    Wow, this thread got U-G-L-Y.
    This is tame. BUT, it's all Stekim's fault!
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    Re: Specter: Protests not 'representative of America'

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    The wacko fringe that are showing up disrupting these meetings are not representative of America. They are representative of the same wacko fringe that Sarah Palin used to attract.

    The public overwhelmingly was in favor of healthcare reform until the insurance companies and the right-wing radio nuts began their campaign of distortions (ala...death panels and kill granny).

    The right-wing once again has shown that they are very very good at using the politics of fear and distortion to sway that segment of the population that doesn't educate themselves and can be influenced with 10 second sound bites.

    We will get healthcare reform....despite the efforts of the insurance corporations. The only question will be whether it will be meaningful change or just a bandaid.
    Oh, good gawd. Is this the part where the template says you need to blame Bush and Cheney next? Quick, say Big Oil, or...something.

    The system needs reform. Virtually 100 percent of Americans believe that, so it's not like BO is starting this from a position of weakness. With an intelligent, well-researched, well-informed plan, it should be a slam dunk.

    But this isn't about healthcare. This is about control. Obama doesn't give a rip about providing Americans with better healthcare; he wants to CONTROL their healthcare, making them even more dependent than his constituents already are on government. That ensures more elections for the Democrats.

    He's failing miserably. Gitmo, Iraq, stimulus, cap and tax, unemployment.....

    Meanwhile, the stock market is creeping upward. It crashed in fear when it realized this joke was going to win the presidency, and now it's rebounding because it's hopeful that his agenda is crashing and his popularity is drying up.

    But you go ahead and blame it on the "right wing", which CAN'T STOP ANYTHING FROM PASSING ANYWAY!

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    Re: Specter: Protests not 'representative of America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    Oh, good gawd. Is this the part where the template says you need to blame Bush and Cheney next? Quick, say Big Oil, or...something.

    The system needs reform. Virtually 100 percent of Americans believe that, so it's not like BO is starting this from a position of weakness. With an intelligent, well-researched, well-informed plan, it should be a slam dunk.

    But this isn't about healthcare. This is about control. Obama doesn't give a rip about providing Americans with better healthcare; he wants to CONTROL their healthcare, making them even more dependent than his constituents already are on government. That ensures more elections for the Democrats.

    He's failing miserably. Gitmo, Iraq, stimulus, cap and tax, unemployment.....

    Meanwhile, the stock market is creeping upward. It crashed in fear when it realized this joke was going to win the presidency, and now it's rebounding because it's hopeful that his agenda is crashing and his popularity is drying up.

    But you go ahead and blame it on the "right wing", which CAN'T STOP ANYTHING FROM PASSING ANYWAY!
    This hits the proverbial nail on the head. Bravo.....

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    Re: Specter: Protests not 'representative of America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Truth Detector View Post
    This hits the proverbial nail on the head. Bravo.....
    I second that.
    Neither side in an argument can find the truth when both make an absolute claim on it.

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    Re: Specter: Protests not 'representative of America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Reverend_Hellh0und View Post
    how are they disrupting the meetings?
    Uhh, what?
    If you expect people to be rational, you aren't being rational.

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    Re: Specter: Protests not 'representative of America'

    Quote Originally Posted by mpg View Post
    Uhh, what?



    seriously, I am not saying they aren't. But how many were disrupted and how?



    Do you call this "Disrupting"?


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    Re: Specter: Protests not 'representative of America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    But you go ahead and blame it on the "right wing", which CAN'T STOP ANYTHING FROM PASSING ANYWAY!
    It doesn't stop them from trying and fighting tooth and nail to protect their corporate profits and dividends.

    As I said....Healthcare reform is going to pass. Just like you said....ultimately the GOP is too powerless to stop it.
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    Re: Specter: Protests not 'representative of America'

    [QUOTE]Most Americans, Mr. Specter, are against the plan. They are more "representative of America" than you and your ilk.[QUOTE]
    The wealthy American may be against any change, and this has been the case for a very long time.
    The poor and the ever shrinking "middle class" do want a better system.
    We have to look to the more socially advanced nations in Europe and Canada for this.
    A man has to be either blind and or insulated from real life to not see that things are not as good as they should be.. Our health care is not patient friendly, not efficient, and is corrupted with greed from patients and doctors and lawyers.
    I'd like to see the insurance, as we know it, GO.
    Pay as one goes with federal government insurance for catastrophes, only.
    I'd like to hear from those in other lands for some intelligent discourse..
    Many of those at the "town meetings" are idiots.
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    Re: Specter: Protests not 'representative of America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    Oh, good gawd. Is this the part where the template says you need to blame Bush and Cheney next? Quick, say Big Oil, or...something.

    The system needs reform. Virtually 100 percent of Americans believe that, so it's not like BO is starting this from a position of weakness. With an intelligent, well-researched, well-informed plan, it should be a slam dunk.

    But this isn't about healthcare. This is about control. Obama doesn't give a rip about providing Americans with better healthcare; he wants to CONTROL their healthcare, making them even more dependent than his constituents already are on government. That ensures more elections for the Democrats.

    He's failing miserably. Gitmo, Iraq, stimulus, cap and tax, unemployment.....

    Meanwhile, the stock market is creeping upward. It crashed in fear when it realized this joke was going to win the presidency, and now it's rebounding because it's hopeful that his agenda is crashing and his popularity is drying up.

    But you go ahead and blame it on the "right wing", which CAN'T STOP ANYTHING FROM PASSING ANYWAY!
    You were doing good until you reverted to the GOP talking points of control and socialism. Here is the facts, the GOP had control under GW Bush and did nothing to change or help healthcare. When Clinton tried to reform healthcare, insurance companies were all on board with legislation that ended the practice of exclusion due to pre-existing conditions. Where are we now? No change. Once again, the GOP criticizes without presenting the slightest alternative besides the status quo.

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    Re: Specter: Protests not 'representative of America'

    This commerical always reminds me of the face of the GOP. Today it represents the faces of the teabaggers and angry protestors:

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfmJWYJFYfk"]YouTube - banking another way[/ame]
    Last edited by disneydude; 08-12-09 at 04:17 PM.
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