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If you give a health care lobbyist a cookie he is going to want a place at the table

If you give a health care lobbyist a place at the table he is going to realize his doesn’t have enough money so he is going to ask for a special fee

If you give a health care lobbyist a special fee he is going to worry about losing the fee so he is going to ask for protection against competition

If you give a health care lobbyist protection against competition he is going to now want any competition at all and he is going to ask for an anti-trust exemption

If you give a health lobbyist an anti-trust exemption he is going to realize that everybody may not want to use a monopoly so he is going to ask for an individual mandate

If you give a health lobbyist an individual mandate he is going to think that he will have to take care of everybody so he will ask for lax regulation

If you give a health lobbyist lax regulation he is going to realize that things are pretty good and he is going to want an end to negotiations.

If you give a health lobbyist an end to negotiations he is going to want to take everybody out to dinner and give big parties and make lots of donations

If you let the health lobbyist take everybody out to dinner and give big parties and make lost of donations they are going to want everybody to do what they say

If everybody does what the health lobbyist says he is going to want you not to drop patent extensions from twelve years to ten years

If you don’t drop patent extensions from twelve years to ten years the health lobbyist it will remind the health lobbyist that he is all powerful and he is probably going to realize he get another fee

If you give a health lobbyist another fee you have to invite him to sit at your table to figure out what fee he wants

If a health lobbyist comes back to the table he is probably going to ask for a cookie

Originally posted to wilbur on Fri Jan 15, 2010 at 05:39 PM PST.

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