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  •  what also concerns me is that even if the bill (2+ / 0-)
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    passes, in some decent form, the reforms won't take effect for years.  People will wonder what the hell the fuss was about if nothing changes for them....

    Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it. --Mark Twain

    by SottoVoce on Fri Nov 27, 2009 at 04:29:54 PM PST

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    •  That's one of many problems (1+ / 0-)
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      Passing a decent healthcare bill will probably give the Dems an even shot at holding on to the House. But if the economy is still sour 6 months from now, even that won't save them.

      The original sin was in passing a too-small stimulus.

      Ok, so I read the polls.

      by andgarden on Fri Nov 27, 2009 at 04:31:48 PM PST

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      •  really, it was the same people, who have (0+ / 0-)

        disproportionate power, considering the number of people they actually represent, who watered down the stimulus.  

        Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it. --Mark Twain

        by SottoVoce on Fri Nov 27, 2009 at 04:45:06 PM PST

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