How long can republicans keep up the charade?

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    How long do you think congressional republicans can keep up the charade that they might actually support the "right" healthcare reform bill?

    It's pretty clear that they don't want any healthcare reform legislation. And I don't criticize them on that since I'm not sure I want it either. But for political reasons they're unwilling to just come right out and say they don't want it. And so they've been keeping this charade going that seems to get more and more transparent with every passing day.

    So, how long can they keep it up?
     
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    I think you are wrong. I truly believe that most people, including myself, would like to see some health care reform. The way we go about it is important. It should be something we can afford to do as a nation. What the government is throwing at us right now is very bad stuff and will destroy the country financially and give too much control to the government. We need to approach Health Care Reform in a different way.
     
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    You need to go google up a video or transcript of last Thursdays pow wow.
     
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    When they some toothless tort reform included, then they will cave.
     
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    I too think that a true reform bill that does not expand government into areas of provider, insurer, or control would indeed be welcomed... focus on elimination of the things that help increase costs, focus on encouraging competition between new and existing private companies in the areas of insurance and provider-ship, focus on outrageous lawsuits in our court systems, and other similar things...

    We have a great system... it can be improved without a Robin Hood system, making taxpayers pay for care of others, and without huge government ownership and expansion
     
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    Why is there such a resistence to opening coverage purchase across state lines? Has anyone heard a good answer? I don't understand why this isn't a quick and easy way to lower costs and improve coverage to more Americans through good ol' fashioned competition.
     
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    Exactly.
    Competition is the quickest way to reform of prices.
     
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    Ohhh the Republicans can keep up the HC charade for about as long as they have kept up the charade on being for less spending and smaller govt.
     
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    So let's spend MORE and build an even BIGGER Government.
    That'll show 'em! :clap2:
     
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    That's as opposed to the current clowns who are about to bankrupt us? Don't lament the big bad Republicans unless you recognize that the Dems are (marginally) worse.
     

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