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  •  He does get it, and that is why most blue dogs (3+ / 0-)
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    Miss Blue, itskevin, mconvente

    should be happy with it.  Apart from the obvious good it will do for individuals, one of the most important parts of this bill is to reduce the deficit.  That reduction will help  reduce china's hold on us and simply put the economy on a better footing.

    It is one reason that President Obama has massaged this the way he did.  In some ways the cost containment effect is the most important for the country, at least for the economy of the country in the long run, equally as important as what it will do for individuals.

    Barack Obama: "Dr. King said, "We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope." Jan17, 2010

    by vc2 on Fri Mar 19, 2010 at 04:04:59 PM PDT

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