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View Diary: Eighth senator signs on to Landrieu's 'keep your plan' bill (60 comments)

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  •  Are these bozos totally clueless? (3+ / 0-)

    The insurance companies have already told our liberal governor that they can't give people their old policies back without chaos in the insurance market.

    Does anyone in Congress even understand the law they passed?  Well, of course not, they didn't write it.

    •  Brings backs memories of the (0+ / 0-)

      U.S.A. P.A.T.R.I.O.T. act

      which is another seminal piece of legislation that no one in Congress had read

      Sadly enough.  But heck, they have to fund raise for the next election cycle, and stuff like that, so I don't hold it against them too much.

      •  The Affordable Care Act is about as affordable as (2+ / 0-)
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        Roadbed Guy, Victor Ward

        the Patriot Act is patriotic.  Gee, let's write a law that has diddly for funding, upsets the insurance market, mandates this, that and the other thing, and call the results affordable.  What could go wrong?  And if something does, just say we didn't really like what we did so you can do whatever.

        •  The irony is that the whole ACA thing was (1+ / 0-)
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          a huge gift to the insurance companies, and now they're kicking they guy who gave them this gift in the teeth.

          But I don't feel all that bad for Obama, he really, really should have long since learned not to try to meet these types half way (or 98% of the way over on their side of things, as the case usually is).

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