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Fri Apr 19, 2019, 11:17 AM

Dems should show healthcare tied to Mueller Report

Polls say healthcare is voters' #1 issue so Democratic leadership use that as an excuse to let Trump's impeachable offenses go largely unpunished. This misses an opportunity to rid us of the infestation of self-serving, party-first-&-let-country-be-damned Republicans in Congress.

McConnell made their absolute partisanship clear in November 2008 when he vowed to make President Obama a 1-term POTUS and confirmed his stance by abrogating Senate's duty and ignored Judge Garland's nomination. Then, despite excoriating the idea of Trump as POTUS during 2016 campaigns, he, Lindsay Graham, Ted Cruz and others quickly jumped on Trump's snakeoil wagon and with cheerleaders like Jim Jordan and Devin Nunes have fully supported the corrupt administration in its steamroller destruction of every environmental, economic and social advance made in the past 30+ years. While Affordable Care Act has largely escaped over 50 attempts at repeal, they're still trying.

The links between the corruption and attacks on ACA in Trump's administration and his Congressional boosters has been ignored, or at least not defined. This misses an opportunity by Democratic leadership and presidential candidates to both show they are the party determined to increase healthcare access and affordability while giving a solid reason to turn both houses of Congress blue. The Mueller Report made official what has been obvious in the administration but the Republican Senate's complicity has mostly been gone unmentioned. Holding on to their majority leads them to resist correcting problems such as election security. After all, Russia Saudia Arabia and other foreign powers like having a manipulative asset in the White House and a right wing legislative body. Putin's apparatchiks helped elect Trump not just in social media manipulation but by directly invading voting systems. Mueller made this clear. So is it any wonder Congressional Republicans resist passing laws to bolster election security?

Democrats need to stress their fealty to the rule of law and their interest in citizens' concerns by continuing to reveal the depth of corruption of the administration and Congressional Republicans and that cleaning house, both the White House and Capitol, is the best route to healthcare issues as well as the others that top the polls of American voters. There is no separating concerns of healthcare, gun violence, security (both national and electoral), Social Security, Medicare and the corruption that has become the face of the Republican Party. Democrats must shout loud about the connection.



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First published on CivilLibertyRocks: Healthcare Issues link to Mueller Report for Dems : http://panich52-civillibertyrocks.blogspot.com/2019/04/healthcare-issues-link-to-mueller.html

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Response to Panich52 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 11:27 AM

1. Very nice.

AND, written w lots of really sweet descriptive words I haven't heard or been able to remember myself.
Abrogate.
Excoriate. Etc. Must be a result of a LIBERAL education.(?)
Compare that to the knee jerk bot responses of.."liberal tears' and others. We are SO much better than them.
Great position espoused in that OP.
Put's more legitimate wood on the fire. Congress...please light a match and let's get going.
Get a good spring break rest, we're counting on you 100% when you return.
Bookmarked.

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Response to Chin music (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 06:21 PM

4. Thx. (Mom was big on building vocabulary)

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Response to Panich52 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:04 PM

2. The dems need a marketing department.

We should dust off that old Joe Conservative essay & come up with sound bites for every issue. We need a team that responds to breaking news—stat. We need some rich billionaires to buy up some radio stations in red country & get some progressive, inclusive messaging to counter the hate of Limbaugh & his ilk. We need to stop conceding the narrative to the right. Sure there's media bias, but hey, aren't we smarter & funnier? Like one journalist said, the dems are good at policy but they suck at politics.

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Fri Apr 19, 2019, 01:55 PM

3. Complicity by the republicans

in the Russian interference should be investigated. Did they use Russian money to win? What have they promised them in return? They are used to covering for trump, maybe not so much when they have to answer for their own involvement. How many have public statements cheering on the Russians like trump? Fund raising off of the stolen emails etc...Maybe they need to have that investigation in the house.

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