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  •  The thing is (1+ / 0-)
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    I am working for passage as much as I have for anything in a long time, and every once in a while I realize how much needs to be fixed about what I am fighting for, and I need a few deep breaths before I go on.

    If not me, who? If not now, when?

    by ramara on Thu Oct 01, 2009 at 10:06:43 PM PDT

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    •  I think we will have an opportunity to (1+ / 0-)
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      celebrate a victory soon. In NM, we created a subsidized insurance program that is a huge giveaway to the insurance companies. But it has created a demand and an expectation on the part of both the public and providers that is becoming increasingly difficult for politicians to ignore. It has changed the perceived limits of possibility.

      At some point, public demand will overwhelm money, even in this very corrupt state.

      I blog on healthcare issues for Tikkun Daily as Lauren Reichelt.

      by TheFatLadySings on Fri Oct 02, 2009 at 04:53:03 AM PDT

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