First, congratulations to all those to whom this victory means so much. This debate has been marked by such rancor, that I encourage all who are now crestfallen to take a deep breath. Reach out to your opponents. Remind yourself that they are good people, that they come to this debate with good intentions. You’ll feel better about yourself. Also, if you hold on to rancor, you’ll be worse than useless to the rest of us.He then goes on to list both the good and mostly bad in the bill. ... Hub Blog shares his general sentiments. But holding my nose, I would have probably voted for the bill. Universal health-care is a worthy and even necessary goal. But this bill could have and should have been so much better. It's too long, complex, expensive. It didn't cut to the heart of many important matters, from reforming the tort system to opening up health-care insurance markets, and it left unresolved the underlying causes of skyrocketing medical costs. Hopefully, these and other things can be fixed with equally good intentions, as Cannon notes. ... Cannon's piece via Reader BK.