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Jay Lake
Date: 2009-07-26 07:31
Subject: [politics] The cost of things
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Tags:health, iraq, politics
Long term cost of Iraq War: $2.4 trillion, $650 billion spent in Iraq to date.

Long term cost of Obama's healthcare reform: $1 trillion, $0 spent to date.

Which of the above do conservatives support absolutely, and which of the above will they do anything to stop? Which of the above will do more for you and your family?

Originally published at jlake.com.

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a_r_williams
User: a_r_williams
Date: 2009-07-26 23:34 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Unfortunately, it's all about money.

Big defense contractors contribute heavily to political parties--they get what they want.

We get an expensive ill thought out war.

Big medical and insurance companies contribute heavily to political parties--they get what they want.

We get illness and death.

Gee, how many of industrialized nations have universal health care in some form. The majority. So, it's not like there are no blue prints to construct a system that will work.
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Kate Mulligan Wolfe
User: corasmama
Date: 2009-07-27 17:04 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
oh, pffft! You and your "logic"!
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Chris McKitterick: Bush dollar
User: mckitterick
Date: 2009-07-28 05:42 (UTC)
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Keyword:Bush dollar
Rock on, Jay.

Oh, wait; this is another example of liberal reliance on facts, isn't it? Good luck throwing your facts at The Terrorists next time they threaten to blow up everything you hold dear. And when they do, who needs health care?
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