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Common Sense: If you think health care is expensive now, wait until it’s free
Daily Sundial

In 2005, Senate Republicans threatened to employ the “nuclear option,” a crafty procedural rule that would allow the Senate to pass bills without the traditionally required supermajority. Democrats summarily denounced this tactic. Barack Obama said the plan “would change the character of the Senate forever” and would result in “majoritarian absolute power on either side, and that’s just not what the founders intended.