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  •  This is partially true. (0+ / 0-)

    But, the truth is that moving the Overton window in the other window will require new ideas, or at least reviving old ideas.

    Defending the status quo on Social Security and Medicare won't move the Overton window.  Proposing that we expand Social Security and make Medicare available for all (not just senior citizens) would.

    28, white male, TX-26 (current), TN-09 (born), TN-08 (where parents live now)

    by TDDVandy on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 03:02:06 PM PDT

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    •  We need to keep working to see to it that the (0+ / 0-)

      mechanisms in the aca that will produce single payer are pushed forward. The exchanges are ultimately an opportunity for "public options" which could ultimately be made into national Medicare.
      The medical loss ratio limits the profit of the big companies and will ultimately help make Wall Street lose interest in health care delivery.
      The companies are such a big part of Wall Street that we will have to evolve into Medicare for all.

      You can't make this stuff up.

      by David54 on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 03:47:52 PM PDT

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