Yea, yea, Mr. President words are nice, but I want definitive actions. And if the Country and the States are in such hard financial shape then why are you insisting on pursuing such an obscenely wasteful$ and expensive$ national Health Care plan. DROP OBAMA CARE, ADOPT MEDICARE/CAIDE FOR ALL AND GIVE THE ADDITIONAL SAVINGS TO THE STATES.

The following excerpt is from SOURCE: “GRIFTOPIA” a book by Author Matt Taibbi published by Spiegel & Grau New York, 2010. ppgs. 175-177. BUY THE BOOK

“Obamacare had been designed as a coldly cynical political deal: massive giveaways to Big Pharma in the form of monster subsidies, and an equally lucrative handout to big insurance in the form of an individual mandate granting a few already-wealthy companies 25-30 million new customers who would be forced to buy their products at artificially inflated, federally protected prices.”

“The essence of Obamacare was two ruthless power plays fused at the hip. It was the federal government seizing control of a sector of America’s private industry worth about 16 percent of GDP. And it was that same sector of private industry in turn seizing permanent control of about 8 percent of America’s taxable income, for converting to private profit.”

“Really Obamacare was designed as a straight money trade. The administration meant to deal away those billions in subsidies and the premiums from millions of involuntary customers in exchange for the relevant industries’ campaign contributions for a few election cycles going forward.”

According to Dennis Kucinich:

“ “ There was this conscious effort to try to make this into a left versus right thing when that was in fact a nonsensical interpretation. It was a backroom deal that had nothing to do with the public perception. There’s a book in this somewhere, about how the public debate around this thing was crafted.””

“The epic struggle to pass health care reform was at once a shameless betrayal of the public trust of historic proportions and proof that a nation that perceives itself as being divided into red and blue should start paying attention to a third color that rules the day in Washington – a sort of puke-colored politics…”


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Navy_Chief 4 years 31 weeks ago

I agree, we were betrayed by both Congress and the President. Single-payer "Medicare for All" should have been the only program that Obama was willing to push. Instead, we got a bunch of democrats who smiled all the way to the bank to deposit the massive payoff's they received at our expense.

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