Tuesday, August 04, 2009
Sebelius and Specter Booed;
Americans Appalled At ObamaCare Details
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) got booed loudly at a town-hall meeting in Philadelphia over the weekend while talking health care. An audience member asked how the public can trust lawmakers to overhaul the health care system if those lawmakers don't actually the read health care legislation before them. Other audience members cheered the question...Sebelius said she's never been a member of Congress, and got booed heartily. Specter explained, over raucous boos, that in reading 1,000+ page legislation, quick decision must be made, and he splits up the bill with his staff, though every bill is read and understood before he votes on it. Exasperated, Sebelius told the audience that the bill hasn't been written yet, so they shouldn't boo Specter for not having read it.
Pittsburgh Live has the video of Sebelius and Specter being booed.
The American people are wise to the shenanigans of the Liberals on gutting and shredding our healthcare system and DO NOT WANT THE FASCISTS IN CHARGE RUINING IT!
Federal Observer lists some of the absurd, quality-of-life-killing language in Socialized and Rationed ObamaCare:
• Page 30: A government committee will decide what treatments and benefits you get (and, unlike an insurer, there will be no appeals process)
• Page 42: The “Health Choices Commissioner” will decide health benefits for you. You will have no choice. None. • Page 50: All non-US citizens, illegal or not, will be provided with free healthcare services.
• Page 58: Every person will be issued a National ID Healthcard.
• Page 59: The federal government will have direct, real-time access to all individual bank accounts for electronic funds transfer.
• Page 65: Taxpayers will subsidize all union retiree and community organizer health plans (read: SEIU, UAW and ACORN)
• Page 72: All private healthcare plans must conform to government rules to participate in a Healthcare Exchange.
• Page 84: All private healthcare plans must participate in the Healthcare Exchange (i.e., total government control of private plans)
• Page 91: Government mandates linguistic infrastructure for services; translation: illegal aliens
• Page 95: The Government will pay ACORN and Americorps to sign up individuals for Government-run Health Care plan.
• Page 102: Those eligible for Medicaid will be automatically enrolled: you have no choice in the matter.
• Page 124: No company can sue the government for price-fixing. No “judicial review” is permitted against the government monopoly. Put simply, private insurers will be crushed.
• Page 145: An employer MUST auto-enroll employees into the government-run public plan. No alternatives.
• Page 126: Employers MUST pay healthcare bills for part-time employees AND their families.
• Page 149: Any employer with a payroll of $400K or more, who does not offer the public option, pays an 8% tax on payroll
• Page 150: Any employer with a payroll of $250K-400K or more, who does not offer the public option, pays a 2 to 6% tax on payroll
• Page 167: Any individual who doesnt’ have acceptable healthcare (according to the government) will be taxed 2.5% of income.
• Page 170: Any NON-RESIDENT alien is exempt from individual taxes (Americans will pay for them).
• Page 195: Officers and employees of Government Healthcare Bureaucracy will have access to ALL American financial and personal records.
• Page 203: “The tax imposed under this section shall not be treated as tax.” Yes, it really says that.
• Page 239: Bill will reduce physician services for Medicaid. Seniors and the poor most affected.”
• Page 241: Doctors: no matter what speciality you have, you’ll all be paid the same (thanks, AMA!)
• Page 253: Government sets value of doctors’ time, their professional judgment, etc.
• Page 268: Government regulates rental and purchase of power-driven wheelchairs.
• Page 272: Cancer patients: welcome to the wonderful world of rationing!
• Page 280: Hospitals will be penalized for what the government deems preventable re-admissions.
• Page 298: Doctors: if you treat a patient during an initial admission that results in a readmission, you will be penalized by the government.
• Page 317: Doctors: you are now prohibited for owning and investing in healthcare companies!
• Page 318: Prohibition on hospital expansion. Hospitals cannot expand without government approval.
• Page 321: Hospital expansion hinges on “community” input: in other words, yet another payoff for ACORN.
• Page 335: Government mandates establishment of outcome-based measures: i.e., rationing.
• Page 341: Government has authority to disqualify Medicare Advantage Plans, HMOs, etc.
• Page 354: Government will restrict enrollment of SPECIAL NEEDS individuals.
• Page 379: More bureaucracy: Telehealth Advisory Committee (healthcare by phone).
• Page 425: More bureaucracy: Advance Care Planning Consult: Senior Citizens, assisted suicide, euthanasia?
• Page 425: Government will instruct and consult regarding living wills, durable powers of attorney, etc. Mandatory. Appears to lock in estate taxes ahead of time.
• Page 425: Goverment [sic] provides approved list of end-of-life resources, guiding you in death. [ And all along The Left claimed they are the party that values life! BWA! - Drake ]
• Page 427: Government mandates program that orders end-of-life treatment; government dictates how your life ends.
• Page 429: Advance Care Planning Consult will be used to dictate treatment as patient’s health deteriorates. This can include an ORDER for end-of-life plans. An ORDER from the GOVERNMENT.
• Page 430: Government will decide what level of treatments you may have at end-of-life.
Hurl while you still can. Hurling after ObamaCare takes effect may not be covered.
Dr. Josef Mengele, Obama's Czar for ObamaCare.
(PS... I can't stop chuckling about the tag "FraudBama." Excellent.)
Brilliant BTfull1. Exactly! You nailed it.
Kill em when they're babies and kill 'em when they get too old. ObamaCare in a nutshell.
It is beyond belief and insanity how anyone can still support such a Marxist regime who have nothing but America's worst interests at heart.
"FraudBama" is a phrase created by frequent commenter Molson, whose blog is http://surrender-dorothy.blogspot.com/
and all due credit goes to him for "FraudBama." He has kindly given me permission to use it, and I have thanked him often for being so kind as to allow me to do so.
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