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  • Fact Checking the White House: Public Plan Will Result in Loss of Private Coverage

    Rather than debate the substance, the White House is in full campaign mode in order to label any opposition to its government-heavy health reform agenda as “misinformation” or “myths you’ve heard.” Case in point: The White House now has a taxpayer-funded Web site to “reality check” credible criticisms and arguments.

    We encourage you to go visit their site. You’ll find a stark difference between their videos and ours. To say their videos “debunking” each “myth” are low on facts is an understatement.

    Visit fixhealthcarepolicy.com/reality to see more videos like the one below. Watch:


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    18 Responses to Fact Checking the White House: Public Plan Will Result in Loss of Private Coverage

    1. Florida Jim says:

      There is so much misinformation, obfuscation and outright lies that we must get the true facts out to everyone or this will be rammed down our throats.

      A government that has drove Medicare, Medicaid, Post Office, Dept. of Education, Immigration, and our entire financial system to ruin is trying to take over the entire Health Care probem , along with Cap & Trade, each stimulus, TARP, GM, Banking we must be stupid to allow this to go on.

      We must dump the Congress and any person in congress who has been there for more than 2 terms and install Term Limits-IMMEDIATELY! This OUR COUNTRY!

    2. Jen in Wisconsin says:

      Do not think I agree about term limits. What if we have someone really great in there? Someone who actually works for the people in a way that wouldn't make our founders roll over in their graves! We wouldn't want to boot him/her. I think we need to focus on finding & electing the right people and making sure the others (i.e. Everyone who votes for Obamacare) gets voted OUT.

    3. Kerry Blair, Portlan says:

      It's simple economics 101. If it is less expensive for an employer to switch to the "public option" they will. The result will be that health insurance companies will fail because they cannot compete with the cheaper government plan. Citizens, except for members of congress will wind up under the public option and will face rationing of services that is inevitable when 47 million (Democrat number not mine) additional people are added to coverage.

    4. Lloyd Scallan - New says:

      More people are begining to understand who and what Obama is. He, and his minions (Dems),

      are destorting and flatly lying about the true facts and ramifications of this pending disastor.

      But alas, this is the normal operating procedures

      for Marxist and soicalist. What troubles me more that anything else, if we can see and understand the intentions of Obama and his lackeys, why are their not many more of us? Has half of this country sliped into socialism? It will take much more than words to stop this madness.

    5. Lloyd Scallan - New says:

      I must reply to Jen of Wisconsin. Term limits should be the law of the land. Jan, what you don't

      understand when your want to keep a "rally great"

      person in there", is that human nature dictates that the longer ANY person stays in a position of power, the better chance that person will be corrupted by the system, regardess of who or what that person's intentions were when they first attained that position. The quality of what we have in Washington proves the point we MUST start anew every 4 years.

    6. Jeff, Cincinnati says:

      I am a proponent of term limits… try this on for size. DONT PAY THEM. Orginially, participation was a civic duty, if a pol chooses to participate, the reasons for participation would be for the good of the country, not for lining their pockets. Every pol, regardless of party is only there to get re-elected. The lack of pay will ensure a self imposed term limit.

    7. John Roane Sarasota says:

      Jen, the point of not re-electing anyone to the US Congress is to send a strong message to all. Until the US Congress puts term limits on its self the people will not have control. It's all about control and the Congress is a master of control. Yes we will lose some good ones but there are only a handful of those. Sorry, I know its baby out with the bath water but it’s the only way after such a long procession of life time office holders.

      Jen, lead the charge – don’t re-elect anyone to the US Congress.

    8. Jen in Wisconsin says:

      I just respectfully disagree. It seems to me that "elections" should serve as term limits. If they suck, vote 'em out.

      Can't the problem be resolved with campaign reform & interested, informed voters?

    9. Jen in Wisconsin says:

      Don't re-elect anyone? Seriously? Sooo…assuming we've got a good guy in there who has learned the ropes, is experienced,etc just vote him out and someone less appealing in? Nope. We need reform.

    10. Jerry from Chicago says:

      Why would any thinking person turn to this administration for "facts"?

      This is the same administration that wants you to turn in your friends, neighbors and associates who circulate "misinformation" about the national health care option they are advocating. It has been proven over and over again that you cannot trust anything these people say.

      Vote them all out asap; elect new representatives; and impose term limits, no more than 2 terms for any politician.

    11. M. Le Beau, Michigan says:

      President Obama MUST BE IMPEACHED, IMMEDIATELY!! What are we waiting for?? Socialism is almost here. All they have to do now is open the borders, and we lose our sovereign status. They control way toooo much now, and their going after the rest. That's why their in such a hurry. While we sit back and watch reality shows, their out there stealing our country right out from under our nose. And laughing while their doing it. WAKE UP AMERICA. Their killing our constitution.

    12. Ron, Fargo says:

      One thing is being overlooked, nothing can be paid for without profit. All the big money bills in Washington are an emergency and must be passed immediately before anyone actually reads them. That kind of spending will result in a total economic collapse, martial law, and anarchy in the streets. America had better wake up because the left's healthcare reform has nothing to do with healthcare and everything to do with power.

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    14. Roy Callahan, Gaines says:

      Where in the Constitution does it say that Congress has a right to do a lot of things it is doing? Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution delineates Congress’ responsibilities.I would be thrilled if Congress went back to regulating

      ? Commerce with foreign nations, the “several states,” and the Indian Tribes.

      ? “Establish a uniform rule for Naturalization laws

      ? Enacting laws regarding bankruptcies

      ? Coin money, and regulate its value

      ? Establish and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures.

      ? Punish counterfeiting securities and coins

      ? Establish post offices and post roads.

      ? Promote science and the arts

      ? Regulate the time that authors and inventors have exclusive rights to their exclusive writing and discoveries.

      ? Appoint tribunals inferior to the supreme court

      ? Punish pirates and felonies committed on the high seas including offenses against the laws of nations.

      ? Declare war and grant letters of Marque and Reprisal, which includes making rules concerning capture on land and water.

      ? Raise armies, support the Navy, and make regulations for both.

      ? Call forth the Militia to execute the laws of the Union to suppress insurrections and repel invasions.

      ? Exercise exclusive legislative authority over the District of Columbia and lands purchased with the consent of the legislatures of the states and

      I also have no problem with Congress prescribing discipline for the training, discipline of state militias provided the appointment of officers, and training of the militia if it is left to the states.

      Think about it. The freedom you save will be your own.

    15. Lynn B. DeSpain says:

      Obama has already lost all of the momentum he needed to pass National Health Care, just as Hillary did during Bill's Administration. However, Beware of this snake, fore he has many tongues, and specks from all sides of his mouth, promising loyalty to all while giving tribute to himself only.


    16. Mike in Missouri says:

      That's a good point Ron. The left's healthcare "reform" is all about power. If, like you said, all big money bills are supposedly an emergency — then couldn't the liberal Dems use that approach as justification to push it through in the midst of a Swine Flu (H1N1) breakout?? When you mentioned martial law & anarchy it also got me thinking about a recent plan for the use of our military if an epidemic occurs. Wasn't there some power monger in this White House who once said: "Never waste a good crisis!"?


    17. Pam Louisiana says:

      To Lloyd Scallan from Pam of Louisiana—If you are so adamant about four year term limits to eliminate the corruption and abuse of power, I suspect you voted for Kerry in W's last election. Yea right!! HYPOCRITE

    18. M. Le Beau, Michigan says:

      I have mad many comments, stayed on topic, made no personal attacks on any one, and never used obscene language. Yet, none of my comments appear in the comment section. Why? Some have been short, and some have been long, but, none of them have appeared. Please explain. What am I doing wrong. I think my point of view is just as good as the others I have been reading.

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