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  • MoveOn.org Urges Members to Oppose Obamacare

    This afternoon, reports surfaced of a petition to ask Senators to block the health care bill—not from the right, but from a source none other than the liberal campaign organization MoveOn.org. In an e-mail to supporters, MoveOn.org said:

    But there’s enormous pressure from all sides to pass a bill quickly, no matter how weak it is…Let’s show Bernie and other progressives that we’re counting on them to block this version of the bill–and we’ll get their backs if they do.

    Earlier this week, Howard Dean said, “The best thing to do right now is kill the Senate bill and go back to the House. …The vast majority of Americans want choices, they want real choices. They don’t have them in this bill. This is not health care reform and it’s not close to health care reform.”

    Seemingly, the only thing the left and the right entirely agree upon right now is that that a Christmas deadline for a health care vote is arbitrary and political, and that the Senate bill is a disaster and should be abandoned, regardless of what everyone’s specific reasons seem to be. If it is hated equally by both sides, why is there a steam engine rush toward a final vote, especially when not one senator other than Harry Reid himself even knows the details of the bill to begin with?

    Even today, the Daily Kos started down the road toward blaming Majority Leader Harry Reid and moderate Democrats for the death of this bill, which is yet uncertain, saying: “If health reform dies, it will be at the hands of the Joe Liebermans and Ben Nelsons of the world — and the people who negotiated with them.”

    It leaves one to ask why, if both the left and the right have sounded a death knell for this bill, are the President and Sen. Reid so set on going against the whole of America? Could a checked box in a State of the Union speech really be worth plunging our country so deep in debt, alienating their base, and hardening their opposition?

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    5 Responses to MoveOn.org Urges Members to Oppose Obamacare

    1. Freedom of Speech, T says:

      This would be hilarious if it was not so serious. Who would have believed…

      This is the advantage of having the mythical "big tent" or "big umbrella" party.

    2. Bob B says:

      These bills are a dis service to America. There is no improvement in the system. Is Medicaid for the uninsured the answer? We are ALL going to pay big time in sales taxes, real estate and state income taxes. Want some real solutions w/o taxes, read the book HELP! your Health Care Hanging in the Balance http://www.robertblades.com then hammer your Congress person for results.

    3. Pingback: BREAKING: MoveOn.org Urges Members to Oppose Obamacare « The Handwriting On the Wall

    4. John B. San Diego says:

      Well; WEll; WELL; no one likes this bill proposed to reform our healthcare system…not the” Left"…not the "Right"…not the "Seniors"…not the "Mandated Healthy Youth"…not "The States" (as a Whole)…not the "Currently Insured"(as a whole)…not "Real Taxpayers"(as a whole)… not the "Well under the Hypocritical Oath"…On and ON…and ON!

      Ask yourselves All of American Groups listed above what is this bill all about? This So-called bill (that no one has read) it is about the Democrat Party and the survival of that party.

      The promises of Candidate Obama were over the moon; the reality of our earthly existence is less than heavenly. Reality is far-reaching social programs is the last thing that will deliver prosperity, wellness or most important national security. National Security is the first priority of Federal Government, the rest is just broken promises and degradation of "Our Republic."

      The Founding Fathers foresaw these events and the lack of focus on "The Will of The People"…an overbearing government with great promises and the lack of ability to deliver on the promises drives the nation towards the same type governance we as a nation sought to escape. The turning away from GOD assures we will fail as a people.

      This Bill is not good for the United States of America! Fight it with all your might! The Dems can not deliver what they have promised! The Keywords “DO NO HARM!”

    5. Bobbie Jay says:

      IT'S THE MONEY OBAMA WANTS! Obama will have it spent before the plan goes into effect! KILL THE BILL!

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