December 17, 2009

A VERMONSTER (OR TWO) IN THEIR MIDST:


Sanders says 'as of this point' he won't vote for healthcare bill
(Jordan Fabian - 12/16/09, The Hill)

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said late Wednesday that he cannot support the Democrats' healthcare reform legislation in its current form.

Let the demonizing commence...


MORE:
Health-care bill wouldn't bring real reform (Howard Dean, December 17, 2009, Washington Post)

If I were a senator, I would not vote for the current health-care bill. Any measure that expands private insurers' monopoly over health care and transfers millions of taxpayer dollars to private corporations is not real health-care reform. Real reform would insert competition into insurance markets, force insurers to cut unnecessary administrative expenses and spend health-care dollars caring for people. Real reform would significantly lower costs, improve the delivery of health care and give all Americans a meaningful choice of coverage. The current Senate bill accomplishes none of these.

Posted by Orrin Judd at December 17, 2009 12:43 PM
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