He Wasn’t The One We’ve Been Waiting For

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    He Wasn’t The One We’ve Been Waiting For
    Pual Krugmman

    Health care reform — which is crucial for millions of Americans — hangs in the balance. Progressives are desperately in need of leadership; more specifically, House Democrats need to be told to pass the Senate bill, which isn’t what they wanted but is vastly better than nothing. And what we get from the great progressive hope, the man who was offering hope and change, is this:

    I would advise that we try to move quickly to coalesce around those elements of the package that people agree on. We know that we need insurance reform, that the health insurance companies are taking advantage of people. We know that we have to have some form of cost containment because if we don’t, then our budgets are going to blow up and we know that small businesses are going to need help so that they can provide health insurance to their families. Those are the core, some of the core elements of, to this bill. Now I think there’s some things in there that people don’t like and legitimately don’t like.
    In short, “Run away, run away”!
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    I’m pretty close to giving up on Mr. Obama, who seems determined to confirm every doubt I and others ever had about whether he was ready to fight for what his supporters believed in.
     
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    Link, please?
     
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    Actually if he has no link he has still meet the requirement of identifying who the story came from. Not everything is on the internet. Or not everything we find is on the internet.
     
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    Health Care Reform is pretty much a dead issue. Any Democrat that has aspirations of getting re-elected is going to steer away from this political hot potato. Pelosi has already come out and said she didn't have enough House Democrat votes to get the bill passed. At this point in time, Obama is just trying to save a little face. He knows he's lost this battle.

    I believe we need health care reform in this country but not in the way that it has been presented. We need something that is affordable and will serve the needs of all the people - not just a few. Everybody needs to pay for it equally too when, and if, it does come along. You had to know that getting it passed via bribes and payoffs was sending the signal that it wasn't going to go very far with the general public. To me, this is not breaking news. I could see the writing on the wall for quite a while now.

    Time to move on to something new for the Democrats to spend money on.
     
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    LOL, Paul Krugman, the economist that never misses an opportunity to be wrong, Krugman has trouble predicting what day it will be tomorrow let alone economic trends or the economic impact of public policy.

    Well if Krugman is "giving up" on Obama then I'd say there is still hope for the President since maybe the President will give up on Krugman and stop listening to his Keynesian nonsense.
     

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