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  •  This is the same tactic Republicans have (2+ / 0-)
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    used about tax cuts. To them, no matter what's happening, it's always time for tax cuts. Bush cut taxes while engaging the country in two unfunded wars. Now that the chickens have come home to roost Republicans insist that its time for even more tax cuts. Oh, and spending cuts!

    And so it is with health care, or as I like to call it, medical care--whether costs are rising or falling it is never time for the government to "interfere in the markets."

    The Republican response to either situation favors the 1% over the 99% of us. And the soluctions never change no matter the situation. They know what they want and make the facts fit their predetermined policies.

    "The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?" ~Orwell, "1984"

    by Lily O Lady on Mon Feb 20, 2012 at 04:40:03 AM PST

    •  Right, people need tax cuts so they (1+ / 0-)
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      can afford medical care.

      But mostly just for the top 0.1% or so, since their health care is so much more expensive than the rest of us can aspire to (or something like that) . . .

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