[Rushtalk] Reid Comes Clean..........

John A. Quayle blueoval57 at verizon.net
Mon Aug 12 22:00:51 MDT 2013


>Reid: Obamacare A Step Toward Single-Payer
>
>Make no mistake about it: Opposition to 
>Obamacare is about stopping Big Government's 
>ever-expanding control of our lives. But you 
>don't have to take my word for it. Senate 
>Democrat Leader Harry Reid told a Nevada PBS 
>station that Obamacare was just "a step in the right direction."
>
>What direction might that be? According to 
><http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/aug/10/reid-says-obamacare-just-step-toward-eventual-sing/>one 
>news report, Reid was pressed as to whether he 
>meant doing away with insurance-based coverage 
>entirely. Reid responded, "Yes, yes. Absolutely, yes."
>
>Reid added that during attempts to draft 
>Obamacare in 2009, "We had a real good run at 
>the public option 
 don't think we didn't have a 
>tremendous number of people who wanted a 
>single-payer system." But Harry Reid and his 
>liberal allies just couldn't round up enough 
>votes for a full-blown socialist health care 
>scheme then. So we got Obamacare as a stepping stone.
>
>Barack Obama has 
><http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2009/08/02/obama-2007-said-he-wanted-eliminate-private-health-insurance#ixzz2blmePAkt>spoken 
>openly about his support for a single-payer 
>system, adding, "But I don't think we're going 
>to be able to eliminate employer coverage 
>immediately. There's going to be potentially some transition process."
>
>That's all Obamacare is -- just a transition 
>process. Or in Harry Reid's view, a "step in the 
>right direction" toward to a socialist Big 
>Government scheme. Those of us who do not see 
>the European socialist welfare state as an 
>attractive economic model are right to oppose it.
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