From: Howard Brazee on
On Sun, 18 Oct 2009 12:06:31 -0400, "Frank Ketchum"
<nospam(a)> wrote:

>Why does this matter so much? Republicans have no power to stop any of this
>legislation in the house, senate, or white house. Why does the left care so
>much about what Republicans are doing when they don't need a single
>Republican vote to implement their policies?

In politics, perception is very important.

"In no part of the constitution is more wisdom to be found,
than in the clause which confides the question of war or peace
to the legislature, and not to the executive department."

- James Madison
From: assimilate on

On 18-Oct-2009, "gray asphalt" <dontwrite(a)> wrote:

> Where can we find a copy of the law?

The US Code?

From: assimilate on

On 18-Oct-2009, "Frank Ketchum" <nospam(a)> wrote:

> change the
> tax code so that the only realistic way for insurance to be provided is
> through employers

I'm sure this is not what you meant as it is what we have now.

From: Jack Hollis on
On Sun, 18 Oct 2009 10:51:02 -0500, bknight(a) wrote:

>On Sun, 18 Oct 2009 11:27:41 -0400, Jack Hollis <xsleeper(a)>
>>On Sun, 18 Oct 2009 00:15:52 -0700, "gray asphalt"
>><dontwrite(a)> wrote:
>>>Didn't you say that your wife works in the health care
>>>industry? And you are willing to state that there is no
>>>anti-trust exemption for health care, along with major
>>>league baseball, the only two exemptions in the entire
>>The insurance industry are subject to state anti-trust laws.
>Columbia? English major I presume. :-)

No, I majored in Ebonics, so any form of the verb "to be" is correct.

Besides, Ivy League Scholars are well beyond the conventions of
everyday grammar.
From: gray asphalt on

"Jack Hollis" <xsleeper(a)> wrote in message
> On Sun, 18 Oct 2009 00:21:24 -0700, "gray asphalt"
> <dontwrite(a)> wrote:
>>Where can we find a copy of the law? If you are right we
>>can all right off MSNBC, if we haven't already.
> It's not that hard to find.

I didn't even know it existed and wouldn't be sure
it was "the" law they are talking about. So, if it's
that easy and you aren't bs-ing, please give me a
general where and how to be sure that it's the real
thing under discussion.