Where are the protests?

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    If America wants this health care "reform" so badly, why arent people protesting these politicians to get them to pass it. Instead we see the exact opposite.

    If there are protests against, and none for, why do our politicians think its such a good idea to push this through Congress?
     
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    Protests are there, just not the way Obama wants them to be.
     
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    Well they have jobs they have to go to. hahahahaha
     
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    there are no protests for healthcare because the good guys are in charge and its assumed healthcare will get done, the only protesting being done is by the ignorant dupes who fall for the corporate propaganda given to them by their radio show hosts and fox news, if i lived in a trailer and made $8 an hour working at walmart i would favor healthcare passing but these rubes buy everything sold to them by the right wing propaganda machine.
     
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    Nearly 80% of Americans have health care - and nearly 80% of those are happy with their insurance coverage.

    There is no "health care crisis" - it is an oft-repeated imagining that has little to do with helping the uninsured as it does with a vast increase in the scope and power of government.

    We can have reforms within health care - a clear step toward universal state-run care is not one the vast majority of Americans wish to consider.

    Obama and the Dems have once again gravely miscalculated both Obama's actual influence (minimal beyond the hardcore liberals), and Americans penchant of being increasingly distrustful of the ever-growing monstrosity that is government...
     
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    I just love it when people try so hard to sound intelligent and just end up showing how ignorant they really are!
     
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    There was one in our town of Bloomington, Indiana last Saturday. It appeared to be the usual crowd of sad sack loser misfits who were out there protesting the war in Iraq and Afghanistan previously. This time they were holding signs which said "We Need Healthcare." One always gets the impression from looking at them that they are taking 10 or 15 years to get a degree from IU, because they just like "hanging out" and keeping the faith. This school produced Angela DeAngelis Atwood of the SLA in the 70s, so they have a tradition to keep up.
     
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    yeah but people like you cant help themselves.
     
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    That is because only 35% of americans, according to rasmussen, want govt run health care.

    Yes its true the majority of us want some kind of reform, but it is also true that the majority of us dissaprove of HR 3200 which is the current proposed health care reform bill.

    Thats why there aren't many/any pro-govt health care protests.
     
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    I think you'll find that most of these people who are at these protests have taken off work to show up-----he.he.he. because they already get their health coverage PAID for by their employers--& do not want to eventually end up on the government plan.

    Americans have finally woken up. I imagine that many of these people at these town halls actually voted for Barack Obama & are truly regretting it today.



    So maybe you can get a little laugh out of those FACTS.
     
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