Why does the left keep saying the republicans have no ideas?

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    Health Care - GOP Solutions for America - GOP.gov

    What Americans want are common-sense, responsible solutions that address the rising cost of health care and other major problems. In the national Republican address on Saturday, October 31, 2009, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) discussed Republicans’ plan for common-sense health care reform our nation can afford. Boehner’s address emphasized four common-sense reforms that will lower health care costs and expand access to quality care without a government takeover of our nation’s health care system that kills jobs, raises taxes on small businesses, or cuts Medicare for seniors:

    Number one: let families and businesses buy health insurance across state lines.
    Number two: allow individuals, small businesses, and trade associations to pool together and acquire health insurance at lower prices, the same way large corporations and labor unions do.
    Number three: give states the tools to create their own innovative reforms that lower health care costs.
    Number four: end junk lawsuits that contribute to higher health care costs by increasing the number of tests and procedures that physicians sometimes order not because they think it's good medicine, but because they are afraid of being sued.

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    Can someone on the left really support the 1990 page monstrosity over these ideas?
    If so, what makes the 1990 pages so much better for the American people?
     
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    It's projection from people who haven't had an original idea since Eugene Debs.
     
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    Because it's easier to say that than admit that those ideas are probably right and will come closer to reaching what Liberals say they want than anything Liberals will actually come up with.
     
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    A lie told often enough becomes the truth. Vladimir Lenin
     
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    owse > Home / Articles / Seven Falsehoods About Health Care
    Seven Falsehoods About Health Care
    Big myths about the current debate

    August 14, 2009
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    Summary

    So much for a slow news month. August feels like campaign season, with claims on health care coming at us daily. Does the House bill call for mandatory counseling on how to end seniors’ lives sooner? Absolutely not. Will the government be dictating to doctors how to treat their patients? No. Do the bills propose cutting Medicare benefit levels? No on that one, too.

    But on the other hand, has Congress figured out how to pay for this overhaul? Not yet. Or will it really save families $2,500 a year as the president keeps claiming? Good luck on that one, too.

    In this article we offer a run-down of seven falsehoods we’ve taken on recently, with some additional updating and research thrown in.

    Remaidner of article HERE

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    Ibid.

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    ^^^
    That looks like the next time. :lol:
     
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    Because the left wouldn't know what a good idea was if it kicked them in the butt.
     
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    Hey, I'm not defending the Democrats either. Who comes up with the above suggestions? Doctors. Who do politicians listen to? Drug companies and screaming, fearful Republicans.
     
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    Republican ideas for health care- Don't get sick.
    If you do get sick - Die quickly
     

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