Having suckered you into giving up your email address, fundraised heavily and built up their mailing lists by disingenuously flogging the public option, the veal pen turns around and shoots it in the back to save Michael Bennet’s ass. Yesterday SEIU and Progress Colorado showed up when David Sirota and 40-50 public option supporters delivered 34,000 petition signatures to Bennet’s office to protest AGAINST the public option.
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday March 25, 2010 10:16 am|
|By: Jon Walker Monday March 15, 2010 7:12 am|
One thing that has been eating away at me throughout this whole health care debate is the incredible hypocrisy and role reversal of both political parties compared to the Medicare Part D debate. The basic, highly corrupt design of the Senate health care bill is the same as the highly corrupt design as the Medicare [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday December 16, 2009 8:10 am|
Last night, we witnessed the sad defeat of Dorgan’s drug re-importation amendment, which would have saved American consumers billions on their prescription drugs. Allowing Americans to buy cheaper drugs from Canada or Europe was one of Obama’s campaign promise on health care. Allowing drug re-importation was instrumental to a variety of campaign promise made by [...]
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday October 1, 2009 9:38 am|
While they may or may not be writing their own bill, they need to reassure health care industry stake holders that those deals will be honored in the final bill, even if Baucus can’t get them through is committee. Because the last thing the White House needs right now is stakeholders leaking embarrassing documents because they’re getting hinky at the thought that their deals might go south.