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    Re: Analysis: Liberals tired of healthcare compromises [edited]

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    What happens if they pass legitimate healthcare reform without a single GOP vote and it actually succeeds?
    This is what i am hoping for! . They have had their chance and have now lost it. The party of NO can go away.
    It's time for a revolution in our country. Not a revolution forged with guns and bombs but a revolution forged of compassion and altruism. A revolution that extends a hand to those who don't have and who cannot. A revolution that makes Health Care available to all those in the US.

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    Re: Analysis: Liberals tired of healthcare compromises [edited]

    Bipartisanship is a waste of time because the Republican Party is intrinsically incapable of bipartisanship. The Democrats consist of what . . . liberals, moderates, populists, some fiscal conservatives, and even a 'socialist' or two. Bipartisanship is a lifestyle for the party in its own ranks, which is why it is hell to get them to pass anything even when they constitute a majority. The Republicans don't have any such obstacle; they run off anyone who voices a dissenting view. That a decades long staple like McCain can get away with being considered the 'Maverick' of the party is testimony enough of that.

    Pretty much every move the congressional Republicans make from now to 2012 can be calculated by the following variables:

    1. What will screw up and confuse anything -- anything at all -- the Democrats attempt to do?

    2. How can we make the party's successes look like failures and their failures appear ten times worse than they actually are?

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    Re: Analysis: Liberals tired of healthcare compromises [edited]

    This is a lesson that the Dems really need to take from the GOP. Sometimes going it alone is the bravest and the smartest political move.

    The GOP has put all their eggs in one basket. They didn't have many eggs to begin with. This could be the end of the GOP if it succeeds. That's why they are so desperate to try to stop it.
    <font size=5><b>Its been several weeks since the Vegas shooting.  Its it still "Too Early" or can we start having the conversation about finally doing something about these mass shootings???​</b></font>

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    Re: Analysis: Liberals tired of healthcare compromises [edited]

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    This is a lesson that the Dems really need to take from the GOP. Sometimes going it alone is the bravest and the smartest political move.

    The GOP has put all their eggs in one basket. They didn't have many eggs to begin with. This could be the end of the GOP if it succeeds. That's why they are so desperate to try to stop it.
    Yea, that's it. I mean, we survived through everything else, but the prospect of a government health plan is going to be the death of us.

    Where are you getting this ****?
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    Re: Analysis: Liberals tired of healthcare compromises [edited]

    If the dems ever thought the cons were serious about negotiations Sen. Jon Kyl effectively dispelled that notion.

    It's looking more like they need to convince the bluedogs that may not fully support the bill to not hold the measure to a 'super majority' vote.

    Kyl: Concessions won't win over GOP

    The Senate Republican whip, speaking to reporters on a conference call from his home state of Arizona, said that even if the Democrats do away with a government-run insurance option, the GOP most likely won't support the bill that's being written in the Senate.

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    Sen. Chuck Grassley, a key Republican negotiator, has suggested that a bill that fails to win over most of his colleagues probably won't win his support either.

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    ...Kyl said that a revenue-neutral bill probably won't get much GOP support either.

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    On the nonprofit insurance cooperatives...Kyl said it was a "Trojan horse."


    Kyl: Concessions won't win over GOP - Glenn Thrush - POLITICO.com
    “We just simply don’t know how to govern” - Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR) a member of the House Budget Committee

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    Re: Analysis: Liberals tired of healthcare compromises [edited]

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    Yea, that's it. I mean, we survived through everything else, but the prospect of a government health plan is going to be the death of us.

    Where are you getting this ****?
    Its a combination of things. The party of NO has opposed everything that Obama has done.

    If the economy improves and health care actually succeeds, the GOP will become even more irrelevant that they have become today.
    <font size=5><b>Its been several weeks since the Vegas shooting.  Its it still "Too Early" or can we start having the conversation about finally doing something about these mass shootings???​</b></font>

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    Re: Analysis: Liberals tired of healthcare compromises [edited]

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    That's why they are so desperate to try to stop it.
    LOLOL!

    tell it to baucus, conrad, clinton, ross, mccaskill, richardson, ritter, perriello, kratovil, boyd, gregoire, ritter, bayh, nelson, nelson, polis, bredesen...

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    Re: Analysis: Liberals tired of healthcare compromises [edited]

    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    Its a combination of things. The party of NO has opposed everything that Obama has done.

    If the economy improves and health care actually succeeds, the GOP will become even more irrelevant that they have become today.
    They can't actually have valid criticisms of his policies, now could they?

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    Re: Analysis: Liberals tired of healthcare compromises [edited]

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    They can't actually have valid criticisms of his policies, now could they?
    Their validity would be supplemented if they proposed some viable alternatives. The Republican Party could easily exploit the diversity of the Democratic Party to achieve reforms more palpable to their base. But it operates under the notion that any good which originates from a Democrat-run Congress is hurtful to its own election prospects. So, it derails everything it can instead.

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    Re: Analysis: Liberals tired of healthcare compromises [edited]

    bull

    the republican party for the first 6 months of this disastrous presidency has done NOTHING but watch as democratic leadership has piece by piece destroyed its own party

    man up and take responsiblity

    you were given 60 senators for a reason

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