Just days after the president signed his massive $2.5-trillion health care bill into law, we are just beginning to discover the many payoffs, exceptions and special interest deals hidden in the 2,700 pages of legislation.

In keeping with the spirit of the process thus far, which has been plagued with broken promises and corruption, the new health care bill exempts top Congressional staffers and leaders from ObamaCare. This runs completely counter to the promise by Congressional Democrats and President Obama that the American people would receive the same health care as those in government.

Secondly, one of the president’s main talking points is that his new plan prevents insurance companies from denying coverage to individuals with pre-existing conditions. It now appears that the new law does not protect children from being denied for this very reason, according to a spokesperson for the House Energy and Commerce Committee. This makes you wonder: what are the benefits of this new law?

This is only the tip of the iceberg. There will be many more surprises in store for us as we discover what President Obama’s government-run health care will really look like. And since the people who wrote the legislation can’t live with it themselves, this is not very promising.

Unfortunately, the attack on our liberties continues. The so-called “fixer” bill to the government takeover bill (H.R. 3590) just passed both chambers of Congress yesterday and will be sent to the President today. Amazingly, in any other year, this bill alone would qualify as the worst bill of the year with all its faults. It’s a sad statement but this is turning out to be the most devastating year for freedom that we’ve had in a long time.

In short, it raises taxes on savings and investment when they’re already scheduled to increases this year. It takes over the student loan industry, replacing private employees with government bureaucrats. And it increases the fine from $750 to $2,000 per employee for employers who do not provide health insurance to all of their employees. None of this will make our health care system more secure or affordable.

We aren’t going to sit by while our liberties are snatched. Please visit right now and send a blunt message to your member of Congress: If you voted yes to this health care takeover, I’m voting NO on you this November.


Patients First

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