- The Foundry: Conservative Policy News from The Heritage Foundation - http://blog.heritage.org -

Townhall Downfall: Rep. Steve Kagen (D-WI)

Posted By Gerrit Lansing On August 4, 2009 @ 11:33 am In Obamacare | Comments Disabled

Despite President Barack Obama’s deadline, both the House and Senate failed to pass Obama’s health care plan before they adjourned for the month of August. Now Senators and Representatives are returning home to participate in one of America’s greatest democratic traditions: the townhall.

The events afford citizens the rare opportunity to share their opinions directly with their elected officials. Considering the unprecedented scope of power [1] that President Obama wants to exercise over our nation’s health sector (a sector that is one-sixth of our entire economy and larger than the United Kingdom [2]), we’re sure Americans will have plenty to say.

Rep. Kagen got a cool welcome from his fellow cheeseheads in Wisconsin last night. Watch:

Heritage takes health care reform seriously. Doing nothing is not an option. Click here [3] for real solutions that actually lower costs while maintaining the high levels of care that Americans expect.


Article printed from The Foundry: Conservative Policy News from The Heritage Foundation: http://blog.heritage.org

URL to article: http://blog.heritage.org/2009/08/04/townhall-downfall-rep-steve-kagen/

URLs in this post:

[1] unprecedented scope of power: http://www.heritage.org/Press/Commentary/ed073009c.cfm

[2] a sector that is one-sixth of our entire economy and larger than the United Kingdom: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/jul/30/big-bang-approach-all-wrong-for-health-reform/

[3] Click here: http://fixhealthcarepolicy.com/about/

Copyright © 2011 The Heritage Foundation. All rights reserved.