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Lessons learned about Healthcare Bills………

This from Politicalwire……….

September 05, 2009

Lessons from Clinton’s Health Care Defeat

Before the August break, “the chief aides to Senate Democrats met in a nondescript Senate conference room with three former advisers to President Bill Clinton,” reports the New York Times

“The topic: lessons learned the last time a Democratic president tried, but failed disastrously, to overhaul the health care system.”

  • Failure Is Not an Option.
  • Know your audience — insured taxpayers.
  • Move before the honeymoon ends.
  • Leave the details to Congress.
  • Co-opt the opposition.
  • Take what you can get.

amen……..these democrats ain’t stupid………

September 7, 2009 Posted by | Healthcare, Politics | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Port Authority of NY &NJ is looking to give away pieces of the 9/11 World Trade Center…..

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has granted  35 requests from police, fire and governmental agencies to pay tribute to September 11, 2001, by obtaining select pieces of the building’s steel, wrecked response vehicles, or other debris from its preserved recovered collection stored at JFK Airport.  The New York Times spotlights the warehoused pieces with a article and pictorial……..

They are currently looking for more groups interested in obtaining recovered pieces form the area to honor the memory of that fateful day for America…………..

September 7, 2009 Posted by | September 11 | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment