>> November 21, 2009
Also at the Arena (Politico): Lanny Davis Attorney and Democratic strategist say's;
"In the history of politically brain-dead, utterly stupid, completely insensitive comments by an authorized U.S. Government entity -- "task force" I think is what they call themselves -- I would categorize recommendation of this task force that women in their forties not get mammograms because of the "cost benefit" equation of "only" 1/1000 (or is it 1/10,000 or is it who cares? ) of deaths vs. "false positives and unnecessary anxieties" as the worst of the worst of the worst....
'Makes me want to rethink my liberal philosophy of leaning to trust government solutions. Might even lead me to be a conservative."
Maybe there is hope these people will come to their senses.
I'm not holding my breath.
Fox News has these quotes in an article today:
"This is a vote about whether or not you want to fundamentally change the way health care is delivered in this country in a way which massively expands the size of government, the role of government and significantly increases the tax burden, especially for small businesses and cuts Medicare by a dramatic amount of money," Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H., told Fox News before Saturday's session began.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called the bill "monstrous"...
BackyardConservative has more: Huge New Costs, Major FAIL on Care