Thursday, August 13, 2009

Health Care Reform

Almost everyone I know has troubles with health care, and we're just normal lower middle class people. Some are students, some are unemployed, some are barely hanging on to their jobs, some freelance, and some make such paltry wages, I don't know how they keep up with all the fiscal responsibilities.

I've been appalled at the resistance to health care reform in this country. It's scandalous. The health insurance system in this country is broken. The only people with decent coverage are those with stable employment, but jobs are scarce, and businesses are faltering and closing their doors. Reform legislation needs to pass with bi-partisan support. The anti-reform movement is powerful, and the pro-reform people need to stay vigilant. That's why I like the simple presentation of info on the White House's Reality Check site. Smart, simple, and clear. That's powerful.

Also, because I never totally drink the government's kool-aid, no matter how cool the president seems to be, I like the PolitiFact site for staying on top of what's real and what's just smoke, mirrors, and false rumors.


  1. Great links! It's hard to cut through all the clatter- especially when the insurance companies pay pr companies to gather protesters on medicare to scream about socialism creeping in on us. We live in strange times.

  2. I can't wait for healthcare. I have no insurance! I feel scared without it. Anyway even if I had insurance I wouldn't be able to wait for it. This country needs it.