The Democrats have the power and the numbers, and yet they behave as if the other side would show them the same courtesy were the roles reversed -- as if the last eight years never happened.
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You couldn't ask for better examples of the truth about the health care opposition than what's been popping up in the news on a daily basis. And I say keep 'em coming!
The health reform showdown is powerful evidence that the much-touted online advantage of the Left is certainly questionable when it comes to major political confrontations.
It's not okay to throw the word "Nazi" around unless you're talking about actual Nazis. It's definitely not okay to use it in a health care debate.
We've given quite a bit of power to the Executive Branch, and since the people elect the president, I'm sure they'll listen to what he has to say when he wants to make some kind of change.
Since when is it conservative to embrace new, overpriced, corrupt systems, like the health-destroying and ruinously expensive protocols of much of modern medicine?
The town halls make for good television, but they're a side-show to the main event. The real story should be about the back room deals reportedly being negotiated with the Obama administration.
Obama needs needs us to put our organizing shoes back on and hit the streets. He needs us to tell our local officials that we expect Congress to pass health care reform. Pressure is what's needed.
Should we just give those who are derailing the attempt to redress America's ills what they want, actually let them secede, let them govern it the way they want, and then watch from a safe distance?
Is there still time to recover and restore American Democracy to its bare essentials -- a government "of the people, by the people and for the people"? I don't know. Today we are on the brink.
Senator Nancy Pelosi said that single payer is "off the table." But a strong public option could be closer to single-payer than I first thought.
I don't recognize the raucous and rowdy town meetings in other parts of the country. The shouters talk about "freedom," but what they are doing is the absolute opposite of what freedom of discussion is about.
Reviewing what the Nazis actually did -- and why -- shows that recent inapt "Nazi" comparisons reveal more about the attackers than the president's or Congress's current proposals.
The election of the first U.S. president of African descent has challenged a lot of people's self-identity. The loud, vicious, unruly behavior is a collective expression of white trepidation.
Even if the public option weren't part of the Obama reform plan, the Right would still be screaming about a "government take-over" as loudly as it is now.
For loved ones, end of life planning makes one of the most difficult times that much easier to deal with. Instead of helping families plan for this, we are getting fear mongering and stupidity.
What is striking about right wing talking points on health care is that every horror alleged as a feature of Obamacare is actually a mainstay of American health care as it currently stands.
Tuesday's meeting held by Sen. Arlen Specter in Lebanon, PA is a perfect example of the vitriol the poor legislators must endure (yeah, I said "poor" legislators) from the health-scare mobs.
The insurgency of angry anti-government groups is misplaced patriotism on steroids, and with all the attendant side effects. This is mass 'roid rage, ugly and insane.
Simple, safe and inexpensive protocols should be the new foundation of American health care. It is the key to cutting the out-of-control costs that are sinking the system.
This week, thousands of L.A.'s unemployed and medically uninsured will have their eyes examined, their teeth cared for, their lab work and radiology work done -- free.
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