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HEALTH INSURANCE REFORM PASSED!

Original post made by HHR on Mar 21, 2010

Justice prevailed!

Next we should move towards a Public Option!

Comments (6)

Posted by jimf01, a resident of another community
on Mar 21, 2010 at 8:35 pm

Good good good, the Democrat majority in Congress and Rep Jerry McNerney have sealed their fates for the November elections. It was lose lose, they had to pass it or their own base would have turned on them, bipartisanship was not an option.


Posted by Janna, a resident of Dublin
on Mar 21, 2010 at 8:41 pm

Janna is a registered user.

Ah, republican wishes...

How irrelevant they have become. No votes for HCR from any of them. Good thing we didn't need them :-)


Posted by Finally, a resident of Amador Estates
on Mar 21, 2010 at 8:52 pm

For the first time in 9 years, I am proud of our government. Leaders finally show that they can think to help others. Well done and congratulations Pres. Obama.


Posted by anti-stupid brigade, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 21, 2010 at 9:59 pm

when medicare was passed in 1965, polls showed it only having 40% approval. When social security passed in 1936 it had a similar popularity rating. Now if you even think about touching either program it is considered pure poison. Even the teabaggers flash signs like "keep the government out of my medicare!" HCR will be the same. Everytime someone is faced with a cancer diagnosis and no longer has to worry about having their coverage dropped, they will thank the democrats for this legislation. Everytime someone with an ill child loses or changes jobs, they won't have to worry about not being able to transfer coverage for their child because of a pre-existing condition. Everytime a senior goes to have their medicare part D prescriptions filled, they will thank the dems for getting rid of the donut hole in their coverage that was costing them thousands each year. So yeah, run your polls that show this bill as only having 40% support, but the GOP was fighting this tooth and nail for the very reason that they knew when it passed it'll become just as popular as social security and medicare and people will remember that NOT A SINGLE member of the GOP voted for it. There was a reason that the GOP was in the political wilderness from 1932-1968 and that was the New Deal...this bill will do the same for the GOP...so fire up your teabagger rallies and delude yourselves with dreams of a GOP majority this year...it ain't happening...have fun GOP and Teabaggers running on a platform to repeal the elements of this bill that enjoy 70%+ support...


Posted by Dorris, a resident of Del Prado
on Mar 21, 2010 at 10:54 pm

Obama dominates! "...and down goes the tea party, down goes the tea party"


Posted by mac, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 23, 2010 at 12:14 am

Yes, tis true, Obama dominates and America no longer exists. We always said it might be nice to move in another country...now we are (without the move!) This is NOT the America that was founded.

Socialism is arising. Oh, and don't panic when the IRS dips into your accounts even further - even those pockets of the poor!

Tsk, tsk. Such a shame.


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