Let's not do what is best for the country.

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    "It’s a shame the only way we can come to a consensus in this country is to buy votes"

    That quotable quote by Tom Coburn of Oklahoma pretty much sums up the reasons why Congress can't seem to pass a health care bill that actually has a chance of fixing the problems with our current system, or, maybe, much of anything else that is actually the best thing for the country.

    Could we actually think about what is best not for the party, for the local constituency, but for the late great United States?

    No, I suppose not.

    Wouldn't it be great if the Congress could just scrap the current monstrosity and go back to pass a rational, workable bill that would actually streamline the delivery of health care and put a lid on costs? I suppose that is much like hoping for unicorns and Santa coming down the chimney with the keys to a new Lexus.

    Fun to think about, but it will never happen.

    Well, maybe if we were to fire the current public servants who are, after all, our employees, and hired a new team.

    But, of course, that will never happen either.
     
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