Is the current Healthcare bill just passed by the Senate better than nothing?

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Is the current Healthcare bill just passed by the Senate better than nothing?

     The healthcare bill just passed by the Senate is probably very close to the final bill.  Congress promises a bill on the President's desk by Christmas Day.  Should it be passed?  To help you decide, here are two analysis:
Huffington Post:
Nations Largest Nurses Organization: Health Care Bill Cedes Too Much to Insurance Industry

New York Times
A Bill Well Worth Passing

Yes, it is a first step
Yes, because if it doesn't pass, Obama won't be able to pass anything else meaningful
Not Sure
No, throw this out and start over

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