08-13-2009, 01:56 PM
It’s very discouraging to know that millions of Americans do not have adequate health care and then to read that 1) Angry political ads are advertising “4 steps to stopping Obama Health Care Plan.” 2) The Obama administration, which has offered a plan, seems to be caving in to the demands of big pharmacy whose goal is to maintain the high cost of drugs; 3) Members of the President’s party seem to be ramming very costly negative aspects of the plan through Congress, including giving medical care to non-citizens; 4) some members of the minority party seem opposed to giving any medical help to needy Americans, claiming it is “socialized medicine”which will mean that medical care will be “rationed;” 5) fiscal conservatives, having supported all manner of expensive economic recovery expenditures for banks and big business, are asking if the medical proposals that will help little people will cost too much, and 6) all sorts of libertarian groups seem to be orchestrating unruly efforts nationally to harass members of Congress. Their apparent goal is to kill medical care for needy Americans. All of this is done in the name of Americanism. It’s getting to be very un-American.
Fortunately, there seems to be a straightforward peaceful solution to all of this tragic conflict: Congress should give all Americans the opportunity to sign onto the plan that Congress makes available to its members. If this proves to be inadequate, or too expensive, Congress can then make needed modifications in the plan as it affects all Americans. I am not aware of any member of Congress or the public who has complained that the medical plan that Congress has for itself is too expensive, is “socialized medicine” is “rationing” medical care, or is un-American.
Albert A. Bartlett
I totally agree but i will say in all fairness
when would the doctors get to golf!!!!
08-13-2009, 02:44 PM
I think this is "Albert" in this Photo (on the right)-