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  •  We have a friend whose care was covered because (6+ / 0-)

    of this. He's a nice guy, even though he's a Republican, but he had a whole elaborate rationalization why it made sense to cover his condition but not other conditions.
    We couldn't make him really understand why this made no sense at all.
    (His wife, OTOH, was very concerned about people with serious medical problems that didn't get the coverage he had.)
    He's fine now -- just got a transplant after many years of dialysis. But without the coverage provided through Medicare, he'd be dead and his family would be broke.

    While Democrats work to get more people to vote, Republicans work to ensure those votes won't count.

    by Tamar on Thu Nov 28, 2013 at 03:48:56 PM PST

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