Friday, May 08, 2009

'Central Front' in the Health-Care War

By Margaret Flowers, M.D.
May 9, 2009

On May 5, eight health-care advocates, including myself and two other physicians, stood up to Sen. Max Baucus and the Senate Finance Committee during a “public roundtable discussion” with a simple question: Will you allow an advocate for a single-payer national health plan to have a seat at the table?

Read on.


Anonymous said...

Max Baucus needs to be tarred and feathered, run out of town on a rail, with Pelousy, Harmon, and that other gas bag, Reid, all lashed to him and tarred and feathered right next to Baucus.

it's clear we've lost our nation to criminals who now feel they are so exalted that they can have ordinary citizens in hearings, asking legitimate questions of them, 'handcuffed' and 'dragged away' from the house that We The People paid for.

I think it's time for a revolution, and I'm not talking about the kind you put behind your dog or cat's ears to keep fleas away.


Of course the country needs Single Payer Health Care. Medicare part D also neeeds to be taken out of private hands. Medicare needs to take the General Services approach to negotiating drug prices.

The only problem will be the mass unemployment in the then unnecessary private health care industry and the drug pushing industry.

Somehow the country must figure out how to separate present employment needs from national policy needs. The policy issues should never be held hostage to the employment needs.

fact checker said...

Take a look at this short video when Obama was on the campaign trail:

Candidate Obama declares that he's for SINGLE-PAYERWill Obama use any political capital to arm-twist for REAL healthcare reform, and press for single-payer?

It's about time that the Obama worshippers stopped giving him a pass on all his promises.