Howard Dean: Health Care Bill ‘Bigger Bailout for the Insurance Industry Than AIG’

President Obama is finally happy with the healthcare bill “compromise”.  1. mandatory healthcare coverage being forced on people, by rule of law, while we are in the middle of a recession. 2. no public option 3. early Medicare buy-in for people at age 55 is GONE 4. insurance company yearly payout limits 5. national plan will supercede any state level laws 6. negotiations were NOT held in the open on CSPAN as he had promised, they were held with representatives of the insurance companies and BIG PHARMA behind the closed doors of OUR White House with proponents of Single Payer healthcare simply not invited 7. there will be no price reduction negotiations with the pharmaceutical industry and we will NOT be allowed to buy the same medicine overseas for less than half the costs we are forced to pay here.

THIS is your healthcare bill victory ladies and gentlemen. Enjoy.

President Obama said he likes the Senate health care compromise and wants it passed by Christmas, but he faces a revolt from liberals who say the health care bill has been gutted to appease insurance companies.

This is a bigger bailout for the insurance industry than AIG,” former Democratic National Committee chairman and medical doctor Howard Dean told “Good Morning America’s” George Stephanopoulos today. “A very small number of people are going to get any insurance at all, until 2014, if the bill works.”

This is an insurance companies’ dream, this bill,” Dean added. “This is the Washington scramble and I think it’s ill-advised.”  ABC News

The very LAST rallying cry the Obamaites still have is that this bill will “cover millions of Americans” and that in itself makes it worthwhile.  They don’t mention that the “coverage” of these millions of Americans is a forced purchase of insurance from for-profit insurance coverage. Somehow, making people buy healthcare coverage under threat of penalty has become a “progressive” action in America. Even still, there will still be millions of Americans without insurance. The only difference for them will be that they will be treated even worse by healthcare providers after the passage of this bill.


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