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Is public option still in there? Is it just cleverly covered up?

http://blog.heritage.org/2010/02/04/the-public-option-threat-still-buried-in-the-senate-bill/

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:58 PM on Feb. 4, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Which brings me to my illustration of the day!!!


    Ram It Down Our Throats In 20 Sticker (Bumper)


    LOL!!!

    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 5:11 PM on Feb. 4, 2010

  • Unfortunately, the situation is that there is no bill to read yet. We can read the bill the House passed. We can read the bill the Senate passed. But since they are involved in producing a NEW bill, ostensibly combining both (although that is actually impossible, since some things in the House bill are diametrically opposed to things in the Senate bill ! ), we can't say anything definite about the new one - it doesn't exist yet !

    The public option WILL BE the inevitable result, however, if certain things ARE in the new bill. For instance, in the House bill there was a clause that insurance companies are not allowed to sign up new customers as of 2014. That would make public option a foregone conclusion, whether or not it is passed this year. Another example: if insurance companies are forbidden to reject covering people with pre-existing conditions, that would guarantee that they go out of business in a very few years ...
    waldorfmom

    Answer by waldorfmom at 4:25 PM on Feb. 4, 2010

  • There was stuff that er uh 'got snuck in'

    Of course
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 4:42 PM on Feb. 4, 2010

  • It's not just in that bill, but it is in DOZENS of bills being passed without anyone knowing. Like the military spending bill... oh yeah with the lovely bit of health care that was snuck into it.
    Crissy1213

    Answer by Crissy1213 at 4:45 PM on Feb. 4, 2010

  • Yep crissy thats how they roll who cares if the majority doesnt want it ..cram it and try and do it under the radar to save our asses
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 5:04 PM on Feb. 4, 2010

  • Oh I am sooo getting that bumper sticker
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 5:12 PM on Feb. 4, 2010

  • It's also available on hats, t-shirts and mugs!!! LOL :o)
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 5:12 PM on Feb. 4, 2010

  • needing a few more t shirts and can always use more mugs for my joe
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 5:14 PM on Feb. 4, 2010

  • Where do I order one? I want one too!
    29again

    Answer by 29again at 9:44 PM on Feb. 4, 2010

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