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Old 11-04-2009, 11:14 AM   #21
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and I'm not sure what is being proposed will fix what needs to be fixed. Guess we'll find out.
No question that none of the proposals will fix what needs to be fixed. I don't think that is possible in one fell swoop.


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Old 11-04-2009, 11:44 AM   #22
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No question that none of the proposals will fix what needs to be fixed. I don't think that is possible in one fell swoop.
This (the incredible complexity of the problem) has been what I believed all along. I think it would work much better if they identified a specific problem (ie. not everyone can get coverage, or how to get coverage with pre-existing conditions, or something like that).Then work to solve that problem as best they can for the greatest good. THEN move on to the next one. Hey, maybe they could even prioritize the problems and do that thing we learned in time management class, where you pick the important and easy tasks first, then the important, but more difficult ones, then last the important and incredibly difficult ones. And in the meantime they could knock out a few of the medium level easy and moderate tasks, and maybe just completely ignore the unimportant and more difficult ones. Hmmm, makes me wonder, did politicians ever get sent to time management class?


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