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Strawman: An Open Letter to Mrs. Obama........

3 months, 3 weeks ago by Strawman


Dear Mrs. Obama:

Merry Christmas to you and your family.  I understand it’s going to be in the 80s where you are.  Good for you.

Regarding your comments made last week; the ones about discussing healthcare during the Christmas holidays; were you serious? From the tone of the article I read it was almost as if you were making fun of the “little people” who are having to deal with this mess your husband rolled out a couple of months ago.  Your line about,” ring in the year with new coverage—and—when you think of Obamacare the words that come to mind are peace of mind.”  Again, are you serious?  Sure, while I understand you were reaching out to “Moms” during the interview, are we to think that all “Moms” are stupid?  For most “Moms” I know the health and well-being of their families is first and foremost. And for you to prattle on about developing a conversation about Obamacare just shows how totally out of touch you are.

So, you want some conversation?  Try this:

  1. If you like your healthcare plan, you’ll be able to keep your healthcare plan, period.” The guy in the golf shirt with the presidential seal on the breast made that promise dozens of times.  But in reality millions of “the little people” have lost their coverage and millions more will lose theirs before this is over.

  2. If you like your doctor, you’ll be able to keep your doctor.” Same guy, different lie.  Countless numbers of Americans won’t have the doctor they’re comfortable with because of the “transformed” medical industry.  Pathetic.

  3. In an Obama administration, we’ll lower premiums by up to $2500 for a typical family per year.”  Mrs. Obama, is someone telling your husband to say stuff like this, or has he had a stroke?  Don’t look now but virtually everyone who’s had to make the change from the policy they liked and could afford, has suffered sticker shock from the new and improved version of healthcare.

Mrs. Obama, I could go on and on here, but you’re the one who suggested we have a conversation about healthcare, so there you go.  The scheme cooked up by your husband and his friends have put the country in jeopardy and a number of lives at stake.  And as it stands right now no one knows how this mess is going to turn out because we don’t know how many more times your husband will change the law.  At last count he’s changed it over 15 times already, and dished out over 2000 waivers. 

But know this; the citizens of this country haven’t the slightest idea what Barack Obama is doing----and neither does he.  Merry Christmas.




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