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The Democrats Put the Health Insurance Industry Ahead of the Economy and Health Care

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Health Care For All that Helps the Economy vs. Health Care Reform that Undermines It

The House health care bill pays for itself on the backs of all but the smallest businesses with a penalty equal to 8% of payroll if they fail to provide health insurance to workers. Does this make sense in the middle of a recession that is already showing signs of a jobless recovery?

The decision by the president and Congress to keep the multi-payer health care system, a system based on private health insurance tied to employment, ensures that the bill will have a negative impact on the economy.

Recently an activist from New Jersey, Terri DiMatteo, posted a link on my FaceBook page:

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Kevin Zeese is co-chair of Come Home America, www.ComeHomeAmerica.US which seeks to end U.S. militarism and empire. He is also co-director of Its Our Economy, www.ItsOurEconomy.US which seeks to democratize the economy and give people greater (more...)
 
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