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Health Care or Wealth Care: Another Deadline Looms

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9 December 2009: Health Care or Wealth Care:

Another Deadline Looms

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Having decided I have nothing more to say, having determined what really needs to be done, induced evolution, I realized, after reading today's news, that we can move in that direction by supporting whatever health-care legislation Congress can pass, for this simple reason:

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Obama's was a protest victory rather than a mandate for Progressive action. Moderates, the true majority in this country, joined with liberal Republicans and all Democrats to elect Obama. I think the color of his skin had very little to do with it, though I do rejoice with the Afro-American population for this historic victory.

I have read a summary of the legislative compromise in the Senate announced by Majority Leader Harry Reid, who is, by the way, antichoice.

Here is today's New York Times report-- www.nytimes.com/2009/12/10/health/policy/10health.htm -- on as much information as Reid divulged. Details are forthcoming.

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