About those healthcare protests …

August 14, 2009

(Lightly microblogging from the Great White North)

I think it is hilarious that the protesters get criticized for being uninformed about an uber-compliated plan that has been marketed in talking points and catch phrases. How dare they! This administration loves complicated, only-an-economist-could-love approaches.


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Yep, folks shouting jibberish whilst holding Obama is a Nazi signs after having been deliberating baited and misled by the likes of Palin, Limbaugh, Beck et al. That is clearly the fault of elitist Obamites and Democrats trying to confuse the little people. You are really pathetic.

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One of the reasons I live in Asia is that healtcare is cheaper than in America. I have a heart condition,high blood pressure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease(COPD). In America the medications cost me $400 a week. Here in Vietnam,same brand name medicines are just $18 dollars a week. I agree with President Obama’s effort and disagree with the Republicans since many are aligned with the insurance industry in America and the big names in prescrition drugs in America. Some republicans are major stock holders in these companies.

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1961: Reagan Speaks Out Against Socialized Medicine…

Ronald Reagan Speaks Out Against Socialized Medicine
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRdLpem-A As

From the 1961 Operation Coffee Cup Campaign against Socialized Medicine as proposed by the Democrats, then a private citizen Ronald Reagan Speaks out against socialized medicine. There is no video because this was an LP sent out by the American Medical Association.

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