One healthcare reform is voted down...but

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    maybe Obama will get the Olympics to come to Chicago.

    Then he can claim a victory. I wonder what a trip to Copenhagen with Michelle and high seated Chicago elite plus all the POTUS regulars would cost....hmmmm....let's see...carry the 2....ahhhhh....see, it's not so bad...only a couple of million.

    For the record....Robert Gibbs is an absolute dork-ass moron
     
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    He knows his priorities.

    He will squeeze in the country's business in between Letterman appearances.

    Unless Leno calls.
     
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    Can't we just cap 'n trade them in?
     
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    From the brief glance at the headline I thought only the public option was gone (from the Senate version).
    Something else?
    Not that I expect they'll pass a bill anyway.
     
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    you got it correct. I considered it one version of the reform. Because actually, the whole thing is void without the public option because that's the main push of every version of the bill.
     
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    Half the members say they won't vote for a bill with a public option.
    The other half say they won't for a bill without a public option.
    So either way reform is screwed.
    Which is fine by me. THey weren't going to enact any meaningful reform anyway.
     
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    Reid stated in the past that to get this passed he's ready for a nuclear option which only requires 51 votes in the senate. Could be the only way this will pass in a hurry.
     
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    Dems have been threatening all kinds of things since day 1. I think it is just talk. They will doom themselves to minority status if they do this.
     

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