Skip to comments.Constituents Focus On Health Care Despite Obama's Attempt To Redirect To CIA Matters
Posted on 08/25/2009 8:30:20 AM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist
In a veiled attempt to change the country's talking points, the White House decided to announce that a special prosecutor would be named to investigate a dozen CIA interrogations during the Bush administration.
Political pundits say this is just another ploy to change the topic from health care...
Many questions remain direct and focused on health care issues. A biggie is, "Will the health care reform bill include coverage for those in this country illegally?
The president continues to say absolutely not.
However, there have been many attempts to add safety measures to ensure illegal aliens do not receive care and all have been voted down. A plan known as the Heller amendment was written by Rep. Dean Heller, R-NV, and wanted to include clauses that mandated checks similar to E-verify in order to qualify for government subsidized health insurance.
The Heller amendment went down on party lines.
... The two identification processes the Heller amendment would use are programs the federal government already employ; The Income and Eligibility Verification System (IEVS) and the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE).
The Heller amendment author said, "It would better screen applicants for subsidized health care to ensure they are actually citizens or otherwise entitled to it.
A recent Rasmussen Report poll states, 80 percent of Americans oppose covering illegal immigrants in the $1.6 trillion health care bill.
Lawmakers have been telling constituents Section 246 of the House health care bill states "Nothing in this subtitle shall allow Federal payment for affordability credits on behalf of individuals who are not lawfully present in the United States.
... Leading one to question why not add the two verification processes the government already uses for entitlement programs in order to quell the concern?
(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...
What say you to Democrats trying to pull the wool over people’s eyes concerning health care coverage for illegal aliens under ObamCare?
The slumbering giant has stirred and is waking up hopping mad.
...and on the lighter side, take your mind off the Obamanation for a few minutes and enjoy some beautiful Western US scenery slideshows.
The article should aslo say “80% of the American people oppose the $1.6 Trillion Health Care Bill period.” Stop the whole thing and you stop illegals from having any part in it.
Entire world needs to focus on this bill.