Scare tactics - Lying Bastards
Usually I try not to push my own political opinions here in this blog, but I've seen enough, read enough, and quite frankly can't keep my mouth shut on this any longer - ENOUGH WITH THE LIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
WE NEED HEALTHCARE REFORM IN THIS COUNTRY!
That's something most of us can agree on, unless you're a CEO with the pharmaceutical and/or insurance companies........
But what does the far right do once again????
They try to instill fear!!!!
They use scare tactics rather than honest debate to sway opinions and do so to demonize the left side of the aisle.
The one that really gets to me is the "grim reaper" one..... "They will plan your death with end of care mandatory consultations"
The next thing they will do is tell you to pull out that duct tape and plastic again to wrap up your house in an effort to ward off illness and liberals..... (remember that one people?)
They are using lines such as "the plan will pay for abortions but not to save the elderly"
GIVE ME A FUGGIN BREAK!
How about the plan will provide PRE-NATAL care for all who need it!
How about the plan will take care of children -
One that will take care of people with pre-existing conditions, much like my son who has been diagnosed with mild cerebral palsy and epilepsy ( a diagnosis that will follow him through life) - I guess they'd rather have me sign him up for SSDI so he can be on medicare when he is an adult and get that disability payment instead of guiding him to his potential and into a career path that will utilize his talents and provide for a better life.......but what do I know.....why would I want the best future for my children?
I guess the example of having the financial institutions and Wall Street running amuck without regulation doesn't count --- we don't learn by our errors in this country - we repeat them. (And no, that's not unpatriotic to say something like that - dissension IS PATRIOTIC )
They say things like , "Why would we want to be like Canada, or Great Britain, people are dying in lines waiting for healthcare..."
France best, US worst in preventable death ranking
WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - France, Japan and Australia rated best and the United States worst in new rankings focusing on preventable deaths due to treatable conditions in 19 leading industrialized nations, researchers said on Tuesday...
"After the top three, Spain was fourth best, followed in order by Italy, Canada, Norway, the Netherlands, Sweden, Greece, Austria, Germany, Finland, New Zealand, Denmark, Britain, Ireland and Portugal, with the United States last."
They know the average Joe on the street isn't going to read the plan....and they know that throwing out scare tactics in sound bites will instill enough fear to cause roadblocks....we've spent the last decade living in the fear of lies - ENOUGH ALREADY!
Ok....I feel better now..............