HOW DID BARAK OBAMA CLOSE THE HEALTHCARE SUMMIT?
President Barak Obama healthcare summit meeting
How did President Barak Obama close the healthcare summit meeting attended by the Democrat and Republican members of Congress. After some six hours of debate the President gave notice to the Republicans and the American People that he will move forward to PASS a Healthcare Bill With or Without Their Votes or Approval.
It was evident to the viewers that the President was arrogant and disturbed to facts presented by the Republican members of Congress. The Democrat leadership and the President apparently have not understood that the present approved legislation is not acceptable by the majority of the American people. Major polls reflect a 60% disapproval of the existing bill.
The C-Span televised summit gave the Republican members an opportunity to highlight their Healthcare reform plan. The debate revealed that both parties can agree on a solution to parts of the legislation. Disagreements on tort reform, government paid abortion, government controlled healthcare, $500 billion cuts to Medicare, additional taxes to pay for the bill, mandated agencies to monitor the program, and the added cost to the deficit are some sticking points with the Republicans that need to be resolved.
.President Barak Obama and the Democrat members were allowed four hours of the debate to two hours for the Republican members. Normally when Congress debates, each party is allowed equal time of debate. Obama ended each topic with the last rebuttal, it was apparent that the time allotment was not fairly distributed.
There is much more that could be reported since it appears that the President and the Democrat leadership are determined to pass Healthcare leglislation.The people have notified their Representatives that the Healthcare bill is not in their best interest or that of the country in these troubled times as presently written.
.Take note that the Democrats have been in control of Congress since Jan 2007. With the election of Barrack Obama in 2008, the Democrats were in super majority control of our government. Candidate Obama promised change and promised jobs , transparent government, and to listen to the people if elected.
Now a little over one year, unemployment is at 9.7% and the economy has yet to recover. Congress continues to spend borrowed money and the deficit under the Obama administration and this Congress is $4.3 trillion, putting our nation at financial risk.
President Bush left office with a $1.3 trillion deficit of which $787 billion was to bail out the banking industry. Today the banks have repaid the $787 billion with interest reducing the Bush deficit to $600 billion. According to the tarp bill, repaid monies were to be used to pay down the deficit. The Obama administration and Congress have yet to return the funds to the treasury.
The American people are not being told the truth about the soaring deficit and the national debt. This Congress and the President are not listening to the people. The 111th Congress has a 70% disapproval rating, lowest in our history. The people need to demand that this Congress stop spending and provide the private sector jobs that was promised in 2008.
2/25/10 THE HEALTHCARE SUMMIT? C Span LIVE Healthcare Reform Plan. http://www.c-span.org/video/?292260-1/white-house-health-care-summit-part-1 http://www.c-span.org/video/?c232/clip-white-house-health-care-summit-Part 2 http://www.c-span.org/video/?292260-2/white-house-health-care-summit-part-2
Wake up America before it’s too late, call your Congressional Representatives and make them accountable. Without jobs the economy will not rebound. The Obama administration and Congress is telling the American people that we are in a recovery when that is not true.
President Lincoln once said ‘’ to remain silent is to be a coward ‘’ America, Let your voices be heard.
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