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2016 Postmortem

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geek tragedy

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Wed Mar 30, 2016, 07:48 PM Mar 2016

True or false?: in 2010 Sanders said adoption of single payer couldn't begin on the federal level [View all]

Simple enough--did he say "no we can't" for national single payer in 2010?

I will post the answer in a reply to this thread.


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That's inconsistent with what he's saying now, so of course not.
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Yep, he said it. Go figure.
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answer and link geek tragedy Mar 2016 #1
Quite misleading, particularly as that article mentions that you post says that: Xyzse Mar 2016 #42
No, in Washington means at the federal level. geek tragedy Mar 2016 #45
It could mean either of the two. Xyzse Mar 2016 #46
who cares? yourpaljoey Mar 2016 #2
No one except the right wing of the party who don't support single payer. beam me up scottie Mar 2016 #31
Did we have a presidential candidate running on single payer then? think Mar 2016 #3
No, but we had a huge Democratic majority in the house and a supermajority of 60 in the Senate. geek tragedy Mar 2016 #4
Sooner with Bernie than with Hillary. Hillary is just too corrupt. People are tired of corruption. think Mar 2016 #9
zzzzzzzz. Blah blah corrupt oligarch blah blah nt geek tragedy Mar 2016 #10
So typical of you to just ignore corruption. pathetic even. think Mar 2016 #11
no, I ignore substance-free insults and sloganeering. nt geek tragedy Mar 2016 #14
Goldmans Sachs, Citigroup, Jp Morgan, USB just to name a few of the sleasiest banks think Mar 2016 #17
so you respond with more substance-free insults and sloganeering nt geek tragedy Mar 2016 #18
No. I respond with banks that routinely violate US laws that your candidate think Mar 2016 #20
so your position is that anyone who gets paid by a bank is corrupt? nt geek tragedy Mar 2016 #21
She's a politician running for president. She will appoint people to regulate and police these banks think Mar 2016 #24
President Obama took in millions of campaign contributions from Wall Street employees in 2008. geek tragedy Mar 2016 #29
Hillary's taking DIRECT INCOME. Somehow you all don't seem to understand that is more liquid think Mar 2016 #30
still no poof of quid pro quo-still waiting redstateblues Mar 2016 #27
Which makes it all the more peculiar that he didn't lift a finger to prevent DanTex Mar 2016 #5
You don't know that. Quit making stuff up. senz Mar 2016 #23
If he did, he failed. Hoyt Mar 2016 #28
Hey Hoyt: Senators don't run states. senz Mar 2016 #32
US Senators are senior political figures in most states and have a lot of pull. Hoyt Mar 2016 #35
Oh a nice ad hominem from a Hill fan with a Woody Guthrie avatar. senz Mar 2016 #36
Not as bad is your post above invoking your vast knowledge of civics. Hoyt Mar 2016 #37
Sweetie, I don't have osteoporosis. Sorry! But your sexism/ageism is duly noted. senz Mar 2016 #39
Woo hoo! You modified your original reply! senz Mar 2016 #41
That's what my auto correct did. But we've become accustomed to how Sanders' supporters play. Hoyt Mar 2016 #43
Bullshit. senz Mar 2016 #44
Promise anything to get elected. nt LexVegas Mar 2016 #6
lol, isn't that what ol' Hill is doing? senz Mar 2016 #40
Are you for healthcare as a right or not? SHRED Mar 2016 #7
I agree with 2010 Bernie Sanders. nt geek tragedy Mar 2016 #8
Do you favor a Medicare-for-all or not? SHRED Mar 2016 #12
I favor allowing 55-64 year olds the right to buy into Medicare geek tragedy Mar 2016 #13
I support that... SHRED Mar 2016 #15
sure, roll it out over time. Drop the age of eligbility by 2 years per year, and pretty soon you geek tragedy Mar 2016 #16
You're quite the Sanders supporter Capt. Obvious Mar 2016 #19
Yes indeed. beam me up scottie Mar 2016 #26
It COULDN'T start at the Federal level in 2010. He knew that. senz Mar 2016 #22
exactly.....times have changed....The affordable care act took us halfway virtualobserver Mar 2016 #34
ohhhhh, Bernie's minions are going to spit all over your shoes for this!!!!! Bill USA Mar 2016 #25
Bernie doesn't have minions. He's not that full of himself. senz Mar 2016 #33
Not until he is President, then we can. Motown_Johnny Mar 2016 #38
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