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Discussion in 'Healthcare/Insurance/Govt Healthcare' started by MaggieMae, Jul 30, 2009.

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    Soon all the Washington lawmakers will be returning to their home turf to face their constituents, and I encourage everyone to attend town hall meetups yours have to offer in your local areas.

    There are so many options still in draft form concerning the health care reform issue that it's impossible for anyone to sort out the good from the bad at this point, so it makes no sense to continue to fiercely debate what might occur as already etched in stone when we don't yet know what will occur. Max Baucus made the comment that when they all return to Washington in September, we will see the "Mother of All Markups" to this.

    Get involved. And try to also connect the dots between the health of the overall economy and how health care for Americans plays a major part. If you don't understand it, ask.
     
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    If you agree or disagree on this legislation well said Maggie, it's very important that everyone lend their voices to this and if I may add her encourage their respective representitives to read the bills before voting on it or attempt to know whats it , so they can make an informed decision.
     
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    My prediction: Pitchforks and torches.
     
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    oh man, I need to reopen this in the Flame Zone or General Discussions

    (somehow my general discussions turn into flames though)

    I thought this would be the thread I could breathe in, lotta stuff happening in the office today
     
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    I haven't tried this yet, but apparently you can go to C-Span's website (Cspan.org) and click on ALL the draft bills, then do a word search if you want a specific answer to a specific item.
     
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    Everyone should contact their representatives, whether for the plan or not. Make them hear you!
     
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    My prediction: Public hangings and bombing...
     
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    The blue dog in my district will be hearing from me...
     
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    You can Maggie, but as a suggestion you can also go to Thomas too if you want and get the .pdf versions. It makes word searches at least IMO easier.

    http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=111_cong_bills&docid=f:h3200ih.txt.pdf

    thats HR3200 in case anyones interested...
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TY5rPkgUybQ]YouTube - KATHLEEN SEBELIUS GETS BOOED ON OBAMACARE[/ame]

    This might be an indication of how some of them might go , I had the chance to see this the other day , but I suppose a lot depends on the district.
     

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