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Going Viral for Health Care

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After Nancy Pelosi took impeachment off the table, I reregistered as an independent voter. I could no longer be part of a political party that refuses to even consider prosecuting war crimes.

Well, I'm taking a cue from the Republicans and launching a preemptive strike against the public option being taken off of the table. I am not waiting to see if President Obama is going to backpedal on the public option in his speech to Congress this week.

I have already unsubscribed from receiving emails from the Obama camp and will do the same for any other politician not supporting the public option. When I cancelled my Obama emails, there was an option to say why I cancelled and I wrote two three-word sentences: No public option? No more me!

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Paul has worked in health care for the past 30 years and writes a weekly column for a local newspaper in California. He is involved in local civics, a member of Citizens for Democracy, Temecula Valley and active in the election integrity movement. (more...)
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