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Subject:  Re: PA says no state exchange for Obamacare Date:  12/13/2012  8:14 AM
Author:  cjb44 Number:  1844596 of 1961196

One more state paves the way for single payer. Hooray!

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Do you think Single Payer can pass the Congress in the near future? Think about it, ClintonKare cost Bill control of the Congress in a GOP landslide...ObamaKare did the same for Obama in the House. Passing or even attempting to pass a major health care overhaul has been terrible for elected Democrats. Why would they go out on a limb again? Members of Congress care more about their re-election than the people. I bet there are several Democrats who would have switched their ObamaKare vote if it meant keeping their seat.

Also it took a straight party line vote in the Senate with a 60-40 advantage to get ObamaKare through. Single Payer was shot down, so why would you think they could get 60 votes this time?

Let's not debate is it's a good idea, because that's a circular argument and neither of us are changing our minds. My question is why do you think it would pass the Congress? (And clearly not passing this Congress)
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