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WASHINGTON -- After a filibuster and threats of obstruction by Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), the Senate unanimously passed a bill on Wednesday that would provide health care for first responders to the 9/11 terrorist attack. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer reached a deal with Republican senators to support the bill earlier in the afternoon. (UPDATE: The House has also passed the legislation.)
This healthcare bill is outrages,
already major corporations like McDonald's and Walmart
Originally posted by thecinic
Thinking Jon Stewart got anything passed is beyond ignorant....
Should have a site call BEYONDIGNORANCE.com for people like that.
Now you *grown ups* can dribble over Jon Stewart all day and all night all in this thread.
Using Jon Stewart for political correctness is like sending santa clause down your chimney to steal everything under the tree.
edit on 22-12-2010 by thecinic because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by adifferentbreed
Hahahahahahaha..............................I can't believe some of the people on here. Thant pos didn't get anything passed, and he gets fame for it? He's a mouth piece for the libs, that's all, do I smell hero worship, could he be the libs next darling?
Seriously...what was the right thinking in even blocking this bill to begin with...
Originally posted by mnemeth1
reply to post by SaturnFX
I should not be forced at gunpoint to fund the healthcare of others.
7 billion dollars is enough to pay 70,000 people $100,000
For some reason I doubt there are that many "first responders" with ultra huge medical bills.