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The straw that broke the camel’s back

Posted Mar 23 2010 9:10am

Stocks in big healthcare companies tell the tale of who won the fight in health care this morning. Medical device manufacturer Medtronic’s stock went up 2.3% but that pales in comparison to a stock increase of 11.3% seemingly overnight won by Health Management Associates, Inc.

These kind of monetary gains by major players in the healthcare industry would lead us to the conclusion that our government has once again let big money get in the way of health care reform, but Obama attempts to have us believe otherwise. In an astonishing display of misleading word choice and out-right lies; President Obama attempts to convince the public that this bill will put the power back into the hands of the people, eliminate pre-existing condition exclusions, save us money and provide coverage to every citizen.

In reality this bill will result in:

  • massive deficit increase within the next ten years, measuring in the trillions.
  • give the government control over
  • cover almost 11 million illegal citizens already in the U.S.
  • more money out of all of our wallets – and the better health coverage you have currently, the more that tax will be
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