Healthcare. It’s a confusing topic. Especially
lately. Everyone’s got a plan. But who can make sense of it
Universal health care where everyone is covered and costs are
controlled is within our reach.
With all these plans there is one fundamental difference,
either everyone is covered or some are left behind.
CBS News reports Obama’s plan, according to independent
experts, leaves as many as 15 million uninsured.
The New York Times
columnist Paul Krugman writes: Obama’s plan would lead to higher
premiums by rewarding the irresponsible who don’t get covered.
The column goes on to say that there is a quote “uncomfortable
sense among some health reformers that Mr. Obama just isn’t that
serious about achieving universal care.”
Call Senator Obama at 202-224-2854. Tell him we need universal care, not his plan that leaves 15 million behind.
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|Notes: The source of this transcript
is "The Page" by Mark Halperin at Time.
Halperin also reported on a Jan. 4, 2008 letter to AFSCME International Vice President Gerald McEntee in which seven AFSCME International Vice Presidents wrote that they were "shocked and appalled to learn that our union-through 'independent expenditures'–is squandering precious resources to wage a costly and deceptive campaign to oppose Barack Obama. As Barack’s standing in the polls has soared, according to numerous press reports AFSCME has spent untold dollars in Iowa and New Hampshire to send out mailings and run radio ads whose sole purpose is to undercut his candidacy."