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Subject:  Re: Paying For Obamacare Date:  3/29/2010  4:00 AM
Author:  saunafool Number:  23734 of 73713

How many Nazi references did I see about George Bush during his Presidency?

I am violating my rule to ignore any thread that brings the Nazis into it. However, equating health care reform to nazism is ridiculous.

The references during the Bush Administration were related to things like secret prison camps, holding American citizens without trial, torture, wire-tapping, and starting the war in Iraq--all things that can quite easily be associated with a totalitarian regime. It was over the top, and I ignored all "Nazi" threads back then too.

In the case of Obama, the Democrats have just passed a major overhaul to the private health insurance industry. There is NO public insurance, much less hospitals or doctors in the employ of the Federal government included in the plan.

It only has anything to do with the Nazis in the paranoid world of the Tea Party. It is the old "first step" argument--first, they reform the private health i