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Democrats Are Retreating on
Single Payer Health Care

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Posted By: M2, 8/28/2019 11:13:24 AM

A decade ago, single payer health care—the government-run health care system that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I–Vt.) refers to as Medicare for All—was a fringe idea in the Democratic Party. President Obama positioned his health care law as an alternative to the notion of a fully government-run system, and the few Democrats in Congress who supported single payer tended to do so softly, believing that most Americans would reject the idea. When former Sen. Max Baucus (D–Mont.) led negotiations over the legislation that would become the Affordable Care Act, he had one rule: All options would be up for discussion—except for single payer. As

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Reply 1 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 8/28/2019 12:10:04 PM (No. 164774)
Oh no, you can't run away from this dems. It's going to stick to you like glue. They may claim to not want it now but BO wasn't talking about BOCare before he got elected either. They will say and do anything to get elected. THEN they will hit us with all the nutty stuff. Dems may hate Trump but he is doing just what he said he would do.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Chuzzles 8/28/2019 12:14:59 PM (No. 164780)
So many of these more toxic issues are going to stick like tar on a roof to the democrats. People are not stupid, and we have long memories. The internet is forever democrats.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: chance_232 8/28/2019 1:13:13 PM (No. 164866)
Not to worry. They will just repackage it with a different name. Single payer healthcare is tge democrat holy grail.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: judy 8/28/2019 2:50:22 PM (No. 164949)
They retreated on free health care, climate change & free college.... I guess all they have left now is who hates Trump more.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: bad-hair 8/28/2019 3:34:26 PM (No. 164977)
So now it's all about giving the deplorables "choices". Like the choice between sucky option A and sucky option B. When Obama said I could keep my plan if I liked it, my plan went away because of Obamacare. When he said I could keep my doctor of 24 years my doctor retired early because of Obama. I think you can STUFF Berniecare.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 8/28/2019 4:51:20 PM (No. 165021)
The internal polling must be really, really, really bad on single payer.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: tom7 8/28/2019 5:53:08 PM (No. 165086)
Democrats are just being coy. Their real agenda is full-blown communist tyranny. And the suckers they are, they all think they will be in charge. They did not learn the lessons of Stalin, Mao, etc who executed all of their competent "comrades" before their comrades could execute them.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: tisHimself 8/28/2019 9:35:57 PM (No. 165223)
Now if only the Republican political class would do the same.
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