. December 20, 2009 SouthAmerica: Here in the USA when anyone thinks about a real piece of shit: âJoe Liebermanâsâ name always comes to mindâ¦ ***** Health Care Dies at Hands of One Angry Man: Margaret Carlson Commentary by Margaret Carlson Bloomberg News December 18, 2009 Dec. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Health-care reform is dead. Time of death: 6 p.m., Dec. 15, 2009, Connecticut Standard Time. Signing the certificate: Senator Joseph Lieberman, the former Democrat turned Independent turned health-care slayer. In retrospect itâs easy to see that no bill with competition for the insurance industry would get Liebermanâs vote, although Democrats tried. Out went the opt-out public option, the opt-in public option, triggers and co-ops. Still Lieberman was unhappyâ¦ http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601039&sid=aYrYc3qyTHhw .