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Cheney Gave Order to Shoot Down Jets - Los Angeles Times
I think that people who are strong advocates of our health care system remaining as it is, very much a free market health care system, fail to realize that we're really talking about human beings here, and it doesn't work as well as they would like it to They are trying to make you worry and fear a government bureaucrat being between you and your doctor. What you have now is a corporate bureaucrat between you and your doctor The public plan would do a lot to keep [health insurance companies] honest, because it would have to offer a standard benefit plan. It would have to operate more efficiently, as does the Medicare program. Because it could be administered more efficiently, the private insurers would have to operate more efficiently.
Vice President Dick Cheney was huddled with top U. The aide needed to know: Did Cheney want to give warplanes scrambled over Washington orders to shoot it down? In the decision to issue a lethal order without precedent in American history -- to shoot down a plane filled with American civilians -- Cheney both struggled with the confusion of that morning and personified it, according to a staff report issued Thursday by the national commission investigating the terrorist attacks. The order given by Cheney was never received by the fighter pilots, and, in the end, it came too late to interrupt the assault.
In January, when Republican Scott Brown won the special election for the Massachusetts Senate seat formerly held by Ted Kennedy , Democrats lost their filibuster-proof majority and the fate of their health reform legislation plunged into uncertainty. After weeks of strategizing and negotiation, President Obama made headlines Wednesday by encouraging Democratic members of Congress to pass the Senate's version of the health bill through the controversial tactic known as reconciliation. Originally intended for budget bills rather than more complicated legislation , reconciliation would bypass potential filibusters in the Senate and require only a simple majority of votes in both chambers for passage. Democratic leaders are now working to amass enough support among Democratic Senators and Congressmen, many of whom disagree with aspects of the legislation , to pass the bill despite polls suggesting that a plurality of the public opposes it. Wendell Potter , a former health insurance executive who has become an outspoken critic of the industry, said that the legislation is flawed but good enough that it should become law: "We need to look at this as a win for consumers as well.