The move to support single payer system is still alive and well.  The comments on the video are interesting and perhaps some could be a little more cautious before throwing stones.  Healthcare reform is on the minds of everyone today and you can’t ignore the fact that bankruptcies and debt are continuing to rise.  The system we have now is broke and hopefully reform will come, but to have that happen, we certainly could use a little less stone throwing as this is a team effort with all needing to come to the table.  BD

Republican Senator Jim DeMint: "I like the president but he's out of control and he's been leading a stampede of more spending, debt, taxes and government takeovers."
Sure you do, Jim! And Donna Smith likes her cancer: "Well when my husband's heart disease and artery disease and my cancer hit us there was no way we could survive it financially. We ended up losing our home. We sold our home first to pay for some of the deductibles, co-pays and out-of-pocket expenses, and then eventually we couldn't stay afloat and we went bankrupt."

YouTube - American SiCKOS Donna and Larry Smith Rally for Single-Payer Health Care in Washington, D.C.

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