Thursday, October 22, 2009
Thursday October 22nd Healthcare Battle Update....
"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth." Muhammad Ali
Rape is a Pre-existing Condition ?
The Most Important Story found this week is about Woman ( Women?) being denied care after seeking Post Rape Care,Huffington Post is covering in depth, the idea that Rape could be considered a PreExisting Condition is more than Horrendous...
RT ::: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/10/21/insurance-companies-rape-_n_328708.html
(1) Keith Olbermann and his Watchers are setting up Free Healthcare Clinics around the Country, Watch this clip from Countdown to learn more about the first scheduled Clinic in Missouri.
RT ::: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3036677/vp/33423088#33423088?ocid=twitter
(2) AFL-CIO has huge rally planned in DC Thursday about Health Insurance Industry Profiteering If you live in DC do plan to go and take part or RT it.
RT ::: http://ow.ly/vMCA
(3)Anthony Weiner has set up an amazing website to track people around the Country who support the PublicOption,please do RT this and make sure people know to sign up, he is watching this site closely.
RT ::: http://countdowntohealthcare.com/
(4) All of us have wondered how tough and how smart is Senator Al Franken, Think Progress has the most amazing video from Medical Bankruptcy Hearings this week. I was so lucky that I actually watched this live and it took my breath away has he grilled the hell out of the arrogant well healed pearled "Expert", it was a thing of beauty, here is the link to the Testimony transcript and video.
RT ::: http://thinkprogress.org/2009/10/21/al-franken-grills-hudson/
RT ::: Video Link:::http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgqqSHr0wVA&feature=player_embedded
(5) DailyKos smartly noted that Senator Reid made an interesting Statement yesterday that HE would be deciding if PublicOption would be in the final Reform Bill, Do read and watch and see what you think, was he being coy of dim and vague. I am not certain.
RT :: http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2009/10/21/795467/-Reid-says-hell-make-the-decision-on-the-public-option
DO CALL HIS OPTION AND STRONGLY SUPPORT PUBLICOPTION AND DON'T LET HIS STAFF BLOW YOU OFF ABOUT ONLY HIS CONSTITUENTS CAN CALL, HE IS DEM LEADER - AND WE ALL HAVE A VOICE IN THIS. 50 MILLION PEOPLE AT STAKE , 45,000 PEOPLE DYING EACH YEAR WITHOUT CARE-JUST REMIND THEM OF THE FACTS. OR ASK IF THEY WANT TO BE PART OF THE GOP OBSTRUCTION MOVEMENT.JAM HIS DAMN PHONES....NOW.
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Do Scroll Down to read about Grayson's UnInsured Memorial Website, and posts about Underweight 2 yr old denied Coverage and 37 yr old Muscular Dystrophy Patient denied Care....Really Important stories of real people hurt by the Health Insurance Industry Greed. Do also see the update about Keith Olbermann and his efforts to help promote Free Health Care Clinics, the first ones working with Countdown are being planned soon,see clip below.