Skip to comments.HELP For Whom? (IBD Exclusive Series: Government-Run Healthcare: A Prescription For Failure)
Posted on 07/06/2009 5:33:23 PM PDT by Kaslin
Health Reform: A Senate health care bill will force Americans to buy health insurance whether they want it or not. Where the extra doctors to treat them will come from is anybody's guess.
Thomas accused the White House of "controlling the press" and said just about all Obama events are "prepackaged." White House press secretary Robert Gibbs was dismissive. "We've had this discussion before," he said. "Of course you would (say that)," Thomas shot back, "because you don't have any answers."
Perhaps what Thomas had in mind is that Debby Smith, the uninsured cancer patient hugged by President Obama, is also a Democratic operative. She is a member of Organizing For America, a group that is a project of the Democratic National Committee, and Smith was invited to the event by the White House itself.
Like Thomas, we get the impression the White House and the Democrats in Congress are making it up as they go along. Acknowledging that many are uninsured because they choose to be, a Senate version of medical reform imposes fines of $1,000 for uninsured people who decline coverage. Families who do so will pay more.
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I’m not signing up and they can shove that $1k fine you-know-where.
Good for you
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