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If I understand the president in his radio talk this morning, he’s saying the public option MUST be a part of any health insurance reform. Period. He’s now on the record and any vacilation will come back to haunt him and his program. Let’s see if he can convince the Congress — because without the public option his reforms are only moving the chairs around on the Titanic.
Caption from that sit-room pic: “Well the kimchi was very good, but whoo-ee did the cabin reek of garlic on the plane ride home.”
Andy Borowitz reports on the health care debate:
“Facing opposition to his health care reform proposals, President Barack Obama has decided to reach out to a key demographic: morons.”
Here’s an excellent piece by an American with first hand experience with Britain’s NHS. It should be mandatory reading for all the nay-sayers.
Loved Borowitz’ piece. Thanks for the link, dnd.
New England Journal of Medicine Reports Mental Health Epidemic Among Republican Governors
Good evening everyone, just tried a new wine: “oops” – now waiting for football to begin on TV. Cheers!
Top of the day peeps.
Breaking News Alert
The New York Times
Monday, August 24, 2009 — 12:02 AM ET
Justice Dept. Report Advises Pursuing C.I.A. Abuse Cases
The Justice Department’s ethics office has recommended
reversing the Bush administration and reopening nearly a
dozen prisoner-abuse cases, potentially exposing Central
Intelligence Agency employees and contractors to prosecution
for brutal treatment of terrorism suspects, according to a
person officially briefed on the matter.
The recommendation centers mainly on allegations of detainee
abuse in Iraq and Afghanistan. It now seems all but certain
that the appointment of a prosecutor or other concrete steps
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