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Don't look now, but the liberal establishment's favorite pod boyz are at it again!
So to recap crooked media's hilarious waffling on medicare for all:
2016 - Bernie is a joke. His ideas sound great, but grow up, peter pan!
2017 - Hillary loses, ACA comes under attack, a groundswell of populist support for single-payer rises in response. Typical to all liberal shills throughout history, the pod boyz respond to overwhelmingly favorable polling numbers to do a complete 180 on their prior position. "We like M4A now!"
2019 - As the 2020 election grows closer, big pharma and private insurance companies start handing out giant checks to any democrat shill who can pump the brakes on M4A. In a shock to absolutely [expletive] no one who pays attention, the pod boys now believe that, well actually, "insurance is the goal." Hope that money was worth it, guys. I've always been curious how much it would take to buy my beliefs, but I hope it's a lot more than these automatons got.

"Medicare access" is the worst of both worlds because it comes with the tax burden of federally funded healthcare without the collective bargaining power of single-payer. It might, in fact, be the only single healthcare plan that would be worse than what we have now.

[expletive] these [expletive] pied pipers to nowhere. I don't know where the beige lab that these douches were incubated and grown in, but if I did, I'd burn it to the ground. You want to know what capitulation to the far right looks like? It looks like [expletive] Jon Lovett. If you think that focus-grouped, bought and paid for by private interest groups [expletive] has any chance of turning back the tide of fascism in today's political/social/technological/natural environment, I've got an evaporated glacier in Montana to sell you.

75% bad faith; 25% dumb ass, btw.
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Trump Retreats on Health Care, Saying Republican Plan Will Appear Only After the 2020 Election


They are really killing themselves on this issue. If Obamacare is so utterly bad, why is so hard for them to come up with a better plan? Unleash the power of the free market or whatever, right? Why aren't they doing that? By taking zero action, they are leaving the door open for Medicare for All to keep gaining steam. It's a replay of when Dubya punted on health care for 8 years and left the door open for Obama to do something. Every Democrat running in 2020 should be pounding this issue to illustrate how Republicans literally have no ideas on how to solve anything.
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“The Republicans are developing a really great HealthCare Plan with far lower premiums (cost) & deductibles than ObamaCare,” the president wrote in a string of three tweets posted Monday night. “In other words it will be far less expensive & much more usable than ObamaCare. Vote will be taken right after the Election when Republicans hold the Senate & win back the House.”

You hear that folks? Only gotta suffer 2 more years with your crappy health insurance. It's going to be awesome in 2021 when this new bill is passed. Hopefully most of you with unaffordable debilitating diseases live that long.
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pioneer98 wrote:
“The Republicans are developing a really great HealthCare Plan with far lower premiums (cost) & deductibles than ObamaCare,” the president wrote in a string of three tweets posted Monday night. “In other words it will be far less expensive & much more usable than ObamaCare. Vote will be taken right after the Election when Republicans hold the Senate & win back the House.”

You hear that folks? Only gotta suffer 2 more years with your crappy health insurance. It's going to be awesome in 2021 when this new bill is passed. Hopefully most of you with unaffordable debilitating diseases live that long.
This is such a comfort!
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pioneer98 wrote:Trump Retreats on Health Care, Saying Republican Plan Will Appear Only After the 2020 Election


They are really killing themselves on this issue. If Obamacare is so utterly bad, why is so hard for them to come up with a better plan? Unleash the power of the free market or whatever, right? Why aren't they doing that? By taking zero action, they are leaving the door open for Medicare for All to keep gaining steam. It's a replay of when Dubya punted on health care for 8 years and left the door open for Obama to do something. Every Democrat running in 2020 should be pounding this issue to illustrate how Republicans literally have no ideas on how to solve anything.
It's funny because Obamacare is the Republican healthcare plan, already. It already is the "free market" solution, and it could probably be working better if the GOP hadn't been actively undermining it for the past decade.

How they plan to replace it with something even more free market is going to be fun to watch. Junk plans, I guess. Insurance that costs less because it doesn't actually cover anything, or no insurance at all so you can live free or die like God intended.

In all likelihood they are never going to come up with a plan because the very existence of govt. intervention in private industry is anathema to the corporate interests that define the GOP, and Trump doesn't care if the party actually produces any progress on this because his base doesn't expect him to. All he has to do is troll Democrats about it and that's enough for them.
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This was pretty powerful. Ady Barkan Makes Case for "Medicare for All":

https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4794889/ ... dicare-all
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Mike Pence: Empty suit. There’s no there there. The only thing he knows how to do is make his tie the same length as Trump.
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