POLL: Idea For a New House/Senate Bill

Discussion in 'Politics' started by PLYMCO_PILGRIM, Aug 11, 2009.

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Would you support this idea?

  1. Yes, the govt officials should have to go into any system they create for the people

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  2. No, they shouldn't have to go into the system they create

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  3. I dont vote but im voting that i dont vote

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  4. I dont have an opinion

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  1. PLYMCO_PILGRIM
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    Take the poll and if you want discuss the idea.

    HR (USmessageBoard #1)

    All members of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches must partake in any health care reform they propose and pass. This includes their staff.

    If there is a public option all members of the government must enroll and become part of the public plan.

    This is to ensure that the government makes it a quality health plan that provides good care for all Americans.


    What do you guys think?
     
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    anyone want to vote?
     
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    I did. ya betcha !!!! in 6 mons its fixed
     
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    Didn't they already have a vote on this? And the Democrats voted it down straight down party lines. At least i seem to remember that.
     
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    A public option is supposedly for people who cannot afford decent insurance. Congressmen can.

    Doug
     
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    Why would they need to? Their incomes 'allow' them to have decent health care. I too work for the Federal Government and I don't mind paying a little more in taxes if it helps any family, or any human being recieve decent care. Who would pay the extra tax if you put people in a higher income into the same bracket as those who don't make the same amount of money? I have a good health care and so does my daughter. That's not the case for millions of others in America though.
     
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    The fact is that public employees are union. I believe Congres enjoys the benefits of the federal employees union. Its noty entirely up to them.
     
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    You are right and this is why I say we force congress to use the public option, not becasue they can't afford insurance otherwise but because it will make sure they make the public option good instead of screwing over the poor who would end up on it.

    I dont trust the government to provide a decent plan for the poor, they dont donate and have no real political pull. By putting the elite congress onto the public option plan it would ensure they make the plan top notch.
     
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