Friday - July 24th 2009

under-the-radar-1images1Hour One: "Brunch With Bernie" Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spends the hour with Thom discussing the issues and answering listener questions

Hour Two - Ravi Batra Is the Economy getting better or not?

Hour Three: "News Under The Radar" Christy Harvey of the Center for American Progress stops by


Loretta (not verified) 10 years 49 weeks ago

Here's my latest letter to my esteemed Senator Ron Wyden,

Dear Senator Wyden,

Because you receive so many campaign donations from the insurance industry, I am having a hard time believing that these donations are not influencing your decision to slow down health care reform by not supporting Obama's recommended public plan.

If you would like to regain the faith of your constituents in your integrity in this issue, why not donate all of the campaign money you have received from the insurance industry to the Oregon Health Plan so that they can provide services to more Oregonians. I would like to see you do this, or if you can't part with the bribes you are receiving from the insurance industry, please recluse yourself from this decision. I feel your conflict of interest in this matter is very unethical.

Thank you for your time,

Quark (not verified) 10 years 49 weeks ago

Beautiful letter, Loretta! If you don't mind, I would like to use parts of it in my healthcare emails.

Please forgive me, but I need to mention that there is a typo ("recluse" s.b. "recuse.") 'Just a note for those who would also cut and paste...

Thanks for sharing this. I can think of several legislators who should see parts of it!

Loretta (not verified) 10 years 49 weeks ago

Sure Quark, I'd be glad to have you pass it on. I wish that all of the legislators would donate the bribes they are receiving from the health insurance industry to help provide health care to those who can't afford it. That money would pay for lots of care! Thanks for catching my mistake. I appreciate it.

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