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The W - Current Events & Politics - Should Congress be required to enroll in the "public option" healthcare plan?
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Since: 3.10.02
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Congressman Flemming from Louisiana thinks so.

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Reading the Resolution, it's not all of congress, just the people who've voted for it, and not required either. Not only that, but it's only the voice of 9 congressmen saying this.

I think it makes more sense if it's all of congress; can't make a pot of soup and not eat, can you? Would keep the public option from going to hell if Congress had to use it; in fact, it would probably be quite good then.

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Logically, then, if these Congressmen are voting against ANY public option, they should forego *their* Congressional benefits and enroll in private programs.

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They should do the public option. I also believe they should do something about some of these health care cards that some businesses mostly temps. Those things are basically worthless, you pay $50 a week for two people when you only make $350 a week and it doesn't cover anything. You get one free physical and 20% off of medical expenses, but not hospitalizations. I am hoping when they do legally require business to give out benefits those things will not be counted as their health benefits.
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