It’s perfectly okay to have an opinion. However, if you’ve made up your mind about healthcare based only on what politicians and their pundits have claimed, then you’re allowing yourself and your vote to be manipulated.
October 9, 2010 — Many Americans, without even knowing what’s in this new law, have already made up their minds one way or the other about it.
It’s complicated, yes, with over a thousand pages in it. But the problems with healthcare in this country are many and complicated; it stands to reason then that whatever is done to address these problems needs to be comprehensive and, therefore, complicated too. Visit Healthcare.gov for details on how this new law affects you and your family.
The new law is not a popular one, largely I think because of what Democrats in Congress had to resort to in the face of Republican opposition to get it passed. Why were the Republicans so uniformly opposed to it? One word: power.
Recall Senator (R) Jim DeMint’s words, “If we’re able to stop Obama on this it will be his Waterloo. It will break him.”
According to the Rasmussen Reports, 50 percent of Americans think it should be repealed while only 44 percent are opposed to the idea of repeal. It’s a major factor in the likely outcome of the upcoming mid-term elections.
If you haven’t already made up your mind about how you feel on this matter, or even if you have, you are likely to find the following video both interesting and informative. I did.
Some have made up their minds about the new healthcare law based on what others have said about it. Perhaps you believe, as does television pundit and Republican strategist, Nancy Pfotenhauer, that the new healthcare law will raise everyone’s premiums and boot hundreds of millions from their current policies. Read here what PolitiFact.com has to say about this.
Perhaps you believe that the new law includes “death panels” to make end-of-life decisions for seniors. Perhaps you believe that Medicare benefits will be slashed, or that illegal immigrants’ care will be paid for, or that abortions will be paid for. Read here what FactCheck.org has to say about the seven biggest myths associated with the new healthcare law.
It’s perfectly okay to have an opinion. However, if you’ve made up your mind about healthcare based only on what politicians and there pundits have claimed, then you’re allowing yourself and your vote to be manipulated.
Feel free to post a comment but, please, before doing so, watch the video clip and read what the unbiased sources have to say about the misinformation that perpetuates among voters.