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Offline TwT

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A good Idea
« on: October 29, 2009, 09:36:02 AM »
this is good I think

HR 615
On Tuesday, the Senate health committee voted 12-11 in favor of a two-page amendment, courtesy of Republican Tom Coburn which would require all members of Congress and their staff members to enroll in any new government-run health plan.
Congressman John Fleming has proposed an amendment that would require Congressmen and Senators to take the same health care plan that they would force on us.  (Under proposed legislation they are exempt.)
Congressman Fleming is encouraging people to go to his Website and sign his petition.  The process is very simple.  I have done just that at:
When you click on the above link, if it doesn't open the site, copy and paste it on Google.  That will make it open.
Senator Coburn and Congressman Fleming are both physicians.  Regardless of your political beliefs, it sure seems reasonable that Congress should have exactly the same medical coverage that they impose on the rest of us.
Please urge as many people as you can to do the same!

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Re: a good Idea
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2009, 11:35:28 AM »
it is good.  won't happen.  the Politburo has different rules for itself.
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Re: a good Idea
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2009, 10:14:18 PM »
It's like voting for an independent. Won't win, but will send a message. I went to the link and signed it.
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Re: a good Idea
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2009, 08:15:02 PM »
Same here. It is about the principle. Then we should start putting them on the same Social Security program as us.