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Members of Congress Must Participate in Public Plan - NOT!

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton, Downtown, on Jul 22, 2009

Members of Congress Must Participate in Public Plan
July 16, 2009 (Washington, DC) – Today U.S. Congressman Dean Heller (R-NV) offered an amendment to the America's Affordable Health Choices Act (H.R. 3200) during the House Ways and Means Committee markup that would require members of Congress enroll in the government-run healthcare program. This amendment was defeated by a vote of 21 to 18.

If it isn't attractive enough for those who are proposing the bill, then maybe they should be giving US what THEY have instead.

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Posted by J
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:09 pm

I've said it before... they don't hold themselves to the same work standard/hours as we do, so why would they deem the plan for the masses to be fit for them as well? Anything that will affect the voting population should have a "Me too" clause attached saying they will have to live/abide by it as well. Perhaps then they would give more thought to their actions


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Posted by Nancy
a resident of Mohr Park
on Jul 24, 2009 at 1:09 pm

I find it interesting that congresspeople tend to say...."it's similar to ours". Similar doesn't cut it. How about all the MONEY in the same POOL ????


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Posted by Nancy
a resident of Mohr Park
on Jul 24, 2009 at 1:09 pm

I find it interesting that congresspeople tend to say...."it's similar to ours". Similar doesn't cut it. How about all the MONEY in the same POOL ????


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