Saturday, August 01, 2009
MN's Collin Peterson (D) admits frankly, "The members don't even understand what's in it [the health care bill]."
Americans are getting very nervous about this bill. Has any Congressman read it? When the Republicans attempted to mail this diagram of the Rube Goldberg monstrosity being proposed, the Democrats stopped it. Why? The Democrats didn't correct the diagram, they just refused to release the funds to mail it (funds available for all Congressional mailings). Maybe it's accurate!
So what's the real problem? Too much, too fast, too complex. Having worked with software development, I've learned that when a project is simply too big, it won't work. This convoluted boondoggle of an idea won't work and we shouldn't have to pay for it. It's time to go back to the drawing board.
Far too many questions remain:Seems to me the Democrat "Leadership" in Congress cannot explain where we're going but has no intention of stopping this - they are out to spent OPM (other people's money) and figure we're just too ignorant to object.
1 - If this is such a good solution to an unspecified problem, why don't members of Congress agree to participate?
2 - Can someone sue the government for malpractice under the government plan?
3 - Why haven't any versions of the bill addressed the problem of malpractice insurance and frivolous lawsuits? (Could it be that the trial lawyers are the #2 fundraiser for Democrats - will the trial lawyers turn around and sue the federal government for malpractice?)
4 - Just when has the federal government ever improved anything? (Military excluded)
5 - Just how will you cut costs without denying treatment to people?
Other resources: Heritage Foundation, Cato Institute, Citizens Council on Health Care
Wake-up time - contact your legislator today. 202.224.3121