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  •  Open thread stunner in Arizona: (8+ / 0-)
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer took advantage of her annual State of the State speech to deliver big news: that she plans to agree to a large expansion of the state’s Medicaid program as part of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. AZ Republic
    Somebody, wake me up. No, don't.

    stay together / learn the flowers / go light - Gary Snyder

    by Mother Mags on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 03:24:24 PM PST

    •  too much "business" to pass up... (5+ / 0-)

      From your link...

      The Republican governor’s decision...would bring the state an additional $7.9 billion in federal funds over four years to restore and expand the state’s health-care insurance program...She has personally met with hospital CEOs and business leaders who are urging full expansion of Medicaid.
      2 billion dollars was too much business to pass up for ideology's sake - at least to the big-money providers. I'm thinkin' that similar scenarios are working on other republican governors who want to turn down the expansion on ideological grounds.

      Thanks for postin' that, M...

      Cheers.

    •  Perhaps she's been "spoken to" by the Doctors and (2+ / 0-)
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      Stude Dude, Mother Mags

      Hospitals.

      As the Elites Come Together to Rise Above to Find a Third Way to do Rude things to the 99%

      by JML9999 on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 03:33:54 PM PST

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