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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #32)

Thu Aug 18, 2016, 01:49 AM

45. Too bad single payer advocates weren't allowed to speak at hearings

Surely you remember when Max Baucus (D-Insurance) had single payer advocates including Doctors and Nurses *****FUCKING ARRESTED***** at a HEARING?

Just think- if a Republican had done that there would have actually been protests.



Baucus's Raucous Caucus: Doctors, Nurses and Activists Arrested Again for Protesting Exclusion of Single-Payer Advocates at Senate Hearing on Healthcare

Democracy Now.org 2009

Advocates of single-payer universal healthcare the system favored by most Americans continue to protest their exclusion from discussions on healthcare reform. On Tuesday, five doctors, nurses and single-payer advocates were arrested at a Senate Finance Committee hearing, bringing the total number of arrests in less than a week to thirteen. We speak with two of those arrested: Single Payer Action founder Russell Mokhiber and Dr. Margaret Flowers of Physicians for a National Health Program. [includes rush transcript]...
http://www.democracynow.org/2009/5/13/baucus_raucus_caucus_doctors_nurses_and

Max Baucus is now the Ambassador to China. He doesn't even have to hear about it anymore. Nice Work Max! You showed em how it's really done!

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