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no the honey moon is not over. This president continues to impress and amaze. He is a true leader and not a politican. His concerns are about the people and the nation. He will bring about changes that will make this country a much better nation which cares about its citizens, rather than a nation which cares about those few with power and money. He is a rarity in leadership and we are lucky to have him.
I support him in his attempts to change health care. It is what President Clinton wanted to do - and it is, without a doubt, a needed change not only to provide health care to those who need it and cannot afford it - but also to reign in out of control health care costs from which insurance companies appear to reap the financial benefits. I have no fear of a new health care program. But I do know that health insurance carriers do not want change.
People are afraid of government taking charge of healthcare - but yet now we have insurance carriers taking care of our health care - and many people end up not able to access health care. And when people are not able to access health care they do not get health care until it is at a critical stage resulting in emergency medical care. This only escalates health care costs creating higher costs than if care had been provided when neeeded. The system we have now is out of control financially & not providing health care to all those who need it. I would rather have a new health care program than what we currently have.
Yes, this is an important issue for Obama. It was for Clinton. If Obama is not able to pass new health care reform, I would view everyone who did not support his attempt for change as an enemy of the common good of the peoople, as someone vested in their own political agenda, and not concerned about the health and financial concern of our country. We need a health care system that everyone can afford.
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