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Senate Dems reach 60 vote threshold on health bill

December 19th, 2009 . by TexasFred
Senate Dems reach 60 vote threshold on health bill
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic leaders secure the support of Sen. Ben Nelson to provide the 60th and deciding vote for sweeping health care legislation in the Senate, capping a year of struggle and a final burst of deadline bargaining on President Barack Obama’s top domestic priority.

Nelson, D-Neb., said he made his decision after winning fresh concessions to limit the availability of abortions in insurance sold in newly created exchanges, as well as tens of million in federal Medicaid funds for his home state.

“I know this is hard for some of my colleagues to accept and I appreciate their right to disagree,” he said at a news conference in the Capitol, referring to the abortion issue. “But I would not have voted for this bill without these provisions.”

He also noted he had successfully fended off attempts to provide for a government-run insurance option to compete with private insurers.

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Senate Dems reach 60 vote threshold on health bill

“It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.” ~Ronald Reagan~

Prostitution - noun
1. the act or practice of engaging in sexual intercourse for money.
2. base or unworthy use, as of talent or ability.
3. The act or an instance of offering or devoting one’s talent to an unworthy use or cause.

That would be the Definition of Prostitution at There are even more graphic ways to illustrate the definition of prostitution. The way Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska sold out to the healthcare bill is one illustration.

Sen Ben Nelson (P) Nebraska

I’m guessing that my readers are going to realize, the (P) following Sen. Nelson’s name stands for nothing other than PROSTITUTE!

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