I have to say, Olympia Snowe is a Republican with really good ideas.

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    Another GOP senator open to health overhaul - Health care reform- msnbc.com

    Have a possible Public Option that would only kick in if the Private Insurers fail to meet their promises?

    Now, I have to say, that is an excellent idea.

    Private Insurers would never let a Public Option happen if they could avoid it, and so they would have to start being responsible.

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    LOL. I had to expect that a thread that wasn't either insulting someone or vehemently disagreeing with someone wouldn't receive a response.

    Figures.
     
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    oh...they'll respond. the wingnuts will call her a RINO cause she's not a loon.
     
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    What a superb idea. As a Republican, I think her idea is brillant. It maximizes and meld the interests of progressivism and capitalism, giving private industry the opportunity to pursue profit while acting responsibly in the public interest. The true corporatists must be absolutely outraged.
     
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    I agree completely.

    It melds the best features of two opposing philosphies to maximize the benefit to the taxpayer.
     
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    Yes, yes, yes.....

    Anyone and everyone who caves in to the leftist moonbats is a "good" republican.

    Of course, any democratic who plays ball with the republicans is persona non grata. See: Joe Lieberman.
     
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    This sounds great, who decides if the private insurers are "meeting" their promises? It is wide open for abuse.
    That is the whole problem with this bill. It gives the gov power over the medical industry.
    It offers no protections for patients or citizens (basically, theoretically, your body belongs to the USA gov once this bill is passed, if you are unable, or possibly if you are, a gov representative will be making the decisions for your health care).
    This bill takes our gov from being a representative to a subjugative form of gov.
     
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    She is a loon and she is also a liberal democrat dressed in Republican clothes, she always has been and she has fooled the people of Maine into beleiving that she is a Republican, so has Susan Collins and Arlen Spector. They were the 3 so-called republicans that voted for the no stimulus stimulus bill without even reading it.

    Since then Arlen has AGAIN changed parties to democrat. He sells out his constituents each and every time he votes and then changes parties to get re-elected. You people who are in these people's states need to pull your heads out of those dark, dark places and vote these sell-outs out of there. They are not doing you any favors.

    This one's for you Jillian.

    " Nothing is the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." Martin Luther King Jr.
     
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    The pressure to certify that some arbitrary standard isnt being met, and triggering free health care for everyone will be overwhelming for politicians who can't resist a handout.
    Olympia Snowe needs to go away for a very long time. Maybe she can move in with Nancy Pelosi and ride motorcycles or something.
     
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    I was talking about her idea to not use the public option. That's not "caving" to the Democrats.

    Her idea about holding a Public Option ready over the heads of the insurance companies instead of implementing it, is an excellent one IMHO.
     

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