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  • Senate health bill is launch pad (barf alert)

    12/22/2009 12:59:27 PM PST · by ConjunctionJunction · 14 replies · 532+ views
    Politico ^ | December 22, 2009 | Jacob S. Hacker
    The Senate’s dramatic vote on health care reform early Monday morning was a bittersweet moment for those who have been fighting to increase competition and accountability for private health plans. On the one hand, the vote moved the United States a major step closer to joining the company of other affluent democracies and ensuring every American is guaranteed affordable, quality health care. After nearly a century of defeated attempts, we stand on the threshold of historic changes that will provide major new subsidies for health insurance, impose new requirements on insurers and create a new means — the so-called exchanges...
  • Video: The Single Payer Bunch

    10/28/2009 2:50:41 PM PDT · by careyb · 1 replies · 292+ views
    Verum Serum ^ | 10/28/09 | Verum Serum
    The lies exposed.
  • Smokin' Video on Obama's Trojan Horse

    08/19/2009 3:12:12 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 2 replies · 611+ views
    Ace of Spades ^ | VerumSerum
    The compelling part is that Jacob Hacker, the man who "shopped" this plan to Congress (according to NPR), states unambiguously that his plan -- and he should know -- is expressly designed to displace private insurance. "It's not a Trojan Horse," he says, "because it's right there!" I.e., it can't be a Trojan Horse if it's so obvious about its purpose.