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Old 03-03-2020, 09:24 PM   #761
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After the mass consolidation and drop outs this weekend it looks like whatever leftover Bloomberg support all jumped on Team Biden.
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Woah... Almost double turnout in Virginia. Looks like Bernie was right - he did drive turnout.
With a super low youth vote...
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With a super low youth vote...
Oh my god! The youngs didn't vote?
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After the mass consolidation and drop outs this weekend it looks like whatever leftover Bloomberg support all jumped on Team Biden.
And now he's going to reassess his campaign tomorrow.
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And now he's going to reassess his campaign tomorrow.
Ya he's out
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Thinking about how this healthcare system is going to continue to kill people and very likely accelerate the rate in which it is doing so has me despondent this evening.
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Colorado to Bernie.
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Thinking about how this healthcare system is going to continue to kill people and very likely accelerate the rate in which it is doing so has me despondent this evening.


With a democratic president and Senate, we are likely to see widely increased coverage within a year or two, likely starting with a public option and then expanding to become a mixture of public and private insurance thus giving every American coverage.

And, two SCOTUS seats.

Sure, it’s not perfect. But this is much more better than where we stand today.
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With a democratic president and Senate, we are likely to see widely increased coverage within a year or two, likely starting with a public option and then expanding to become a mixture of public and private insurance thus giving every American coverage.

And, two SCOTUS seats.

Sure, it’s not perfect. But this is much more better than where we stand today.


I can’t say it enough, we already have a de facto “public option.” Insurance isn’t coverage, it’s a system designed around betting against you. The government participating won’t change anything - it’ll end up just like student loans. You can subsidize them all you want but it will never get at the heart of the problem.
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It's not perfect.

But it'll pass.

Sanders plan is better.

It won't pass.

That matters
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I’m just glad we’ve troubleshot the Sanders theory of electability early.

Now we know.
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I can’t say it enough, we already have a de facto “public option.” Insurance isn’t coverage, it’s a system designed around betting against you. The government participating won’t change anything - it’ll end up just like student loans. You can subsidize them all you want but it will never get at the heart of the problem.


Steps. It takes steps.
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I can’t say it enough, we already have a de facto “public option.” Insurance isn’t coverage, it’s a system designed around betting against you. The government participating won’t change anything - it’ll end up just like student loans. You can subsidize them all you want but it will never get at the heart of the problem.
What is this de facto public option you speak of?
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Sanders: We will win the Democratic nomination.

Super Tuesday Voters:
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It's not perfect.

But it'll pass.

Sanders plan is better.

It won't pass.

That matters


No, it won’t do anything.

And no, it won’t fucking pass if you don’t have the house and the senate. It doesn’t matter which candidate you’re talking about.
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Well you're certainly not flipping the Congress trying to turn out the mythical youth vote
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What is this de facto public option you speak of?


Obamacare’s tax premium is subsidization of care. It’s not a literal insurer but it functions as one - it’s the government saying “we’ll pay for your coverage.” That’s already strikingly similar to what an insurer does, there’s just a middle man in the current system.

So long as hospital companies and insurance companies exist, they’ll be duking it out for every dollar. The government agreeing to play in that system won’t change how insurance works. Student loans via the government are cheaper and better loans, but they are not addressing the cost of education. They are just lessening the pain of it (for now).
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VA turnout higher than in 2008.
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Well you're certainly not flipping the Congress trying to turn out the mythical youth vote


Senators run on their own platforms. Not sure why you think they’re beholden to their leadership. How do you think candidates like Joe Manchin and Doug Jones get elected?
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VA turnout higher than in 2008.
Turns out that people really want to beat Trump
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