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By Corinthian Scales, Section Multimedia
All I can say about this August in CD-6 is, Go Jack!
By JGillman, Section News
The groveling for permission from their federal masters continues as the Ways and Means chair says "pretty please" to one of Obama's cronies. From THE HILL:
Reps. Dave Camp and Fred Upton endorsed Michigan's request Thursday in a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Michigan asked HHS last week to phase in new requirements that govern how insurers can spend their money.
Remember a few days ago? You know, when you and 200+ other Repbublicans had a royal flush backed up with cards up the sleeves, and a gun under the table?
You DO REMEMBER, right?
You know, a couple days before you folded to a pair of Jacks, held by a guy with a blinky eye "tell", and an audience of investors who were counting on the congress to FINALLY HOLD THE LINE. Right? A few days before the market hit the skids in the worst way in two years.
And then the guy holding the jacks? He spent $240 Billion of his "winnings" in one day.
Oh yeah, that's right you guys have a memory problem. ~ More Below ~
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It prolly won't be all that far down the road I'll be able to say those very words if America continues on the path of following Jolly 'ol England's lead with our health care. Just two days ago it was reported that their cash strapped National Health Services has proposed vast improvements to expedite their 18 week treatment process figures.
Smokers and overweight patients in need of major operations could be thrown off hospital waiting lists under "desperate" cost-cutting plans.
Oh? I already know that smokers are eeevil, at least that's what the drones tell me, but, what's the skinny on who's considered fat?
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