[FoRK] Fwd: Hey, big spender...
jbone at place.org
Wed Aug 27 12:16:37 PDT 2008
On Aug 27, 2008, at 1:19 PM, Stephen Williams wrote:
> Good explanation of your numbers. But the initial question is: Are
> we agreeing to commit to solving the problem regardless of its
> size? (Your assumption apparently.)
A safe assumption, I'd say. "Universal health care" has been THE
defining issue of the Democratic party since at least 1992. They're
not going to miss this opportunity to take a shot at it, and I have no
doubt they wouldn't flinch at increasing the overall budget as
necessary to accomplish it, and figure out how to *actually* pay for
In fact, I'm willing to take some action on propositions around this.
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