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Health Care Reform, part II

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Taken with the piece I posted in “Health Care Reform, part I” [“They Dump the Sick to Satisfy Investors”: Insurance Exec Turned Whistleblower Wendell Potter Speaks Out Against Healthcare Industry (7/16/2009)], this offers additional food for thought and fodder for discussion. And we all need to be reading, listening, thinking, and acting for the good of everyone in our great country.

We can have better than we have today, but we have to be smart about it. And we have to speak up to the people in power (whether or not we voted for them) so they understand our position and why we think as we do…just disagreeing (or just agreeing) doesn’t help them make a case for their constituents.

 Howard Dean on His Prescription for Real Healthcare Reform (Source: www.democracynow.org)

 SUMMARY: The House Ways and Means Committee approved legislation early this morning to overhaul the nation’s healthcare system and expand insurance coverage. By a 23-to-18 vote, the committee backed key elements …

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Author: Jessica

A few tidbits about me: Small town MN girl from a small business (turkeys) family. U of M-Morris alum. Work in crop insurance as a policy/procedure analyst/writer. Love my family, my hubby, and his family as if they were my own. Volunteer junkie. City of Plymouth Human Rights Commissioner. MN Women's Consortium Board Member. MN NOW Legislative Coordinator. PROUD FEMINIST!

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