Lieberman Indicates Support for Health Bill

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    Lieberman Indicates Support for Health Bill - ABC News

    This could be huge for the Dems. With the polls showing voters overwhelmingly oppose the health insurance bills now before Congress, Lieberman's strong opposition to some parts of the bills may have given him enough credibility with voters to get them to reconsider their opposition to these bills, a credibility Obama and the other Dem leaders clearly lack.

    So if a bill passes, will the result be popularly known as Obamacare or Liebermancare? To put it another way, when this legislation causes premiums to increase, the deficit to increase, Medicare benefits to be cut and thousands of dollars of new taxes to be imposed on the 17 million to 20 million Americans who choose to pay their own medical bills will voters punish Lieberman or Obama more harshly at the polls in 2012 - assuming, of course, Obama is able to win his Party's nomination in 2012?
     
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    I hope it was my note to him this morning. LOL
     
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    Lieberman better watch out, some people are already using 'lieberman' as a synonym for hypocrite.
     
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    Kinda like having to wipe your wry catcher?
     
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    Seems last year Liberman was proposing the same medicare revision that he is now objecting to. He is just a wingnut in independent guise playing the same game as the GOP. The Dims should have kicked him out of their caucus a long time ago.
     
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    You can betchur bippy on this: If Lieberman OKs the Healthcare Bill it will NOT be what the LIEbtards want. IT WILL BE WHAT AMERICA WANTS !!!
     
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    And President Obama and the Democrats will get credit for it. :lol:
     
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    Lieberman is now saying he opposes the Medicare expansion because liberals like it too much.

    yes, I swear.
     
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    Wait, I thought wry catcher meant without merit or reason. Can the Admin please add a section for stuff we need to know on USMB. These updates should be more systematic and accessible.
     
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    A trying to fit too much insult in too small a space fail. :lol:
     

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