Progressives and Conservatives Agree By Rob Stone, MD – “The new health care legislation is a step toward elimination, by slow strangulation, of private health insurance and establishment of government as the ‘single payer.’” – George Will, in his weekly newspaper column, Sunday July 11, 2010 Everyone loves to pick on the Affordable Care Act…

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Nearly one year ago, doctors, nurses, and single-payer advocates stood up in the Senate Finance Committee hearing led by Senator Max Baucus to protest the exclusion of single-payer advocates from the discussion. One by one they were arrested. Now, FRONTLINE examines the writing of a healthcare bill by a corporate-controlled Congress. In Obama’s Deal, airing…

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Group Vows: “The Fight will continue until every person in our nation has access to quality, affordable health care.” Washington, D.C. – Members of the Baucus 8 appeared at the H. Carl Moultrie I Courthouse today for their final hearing following 6 months of probation and, for 3 members, 40 hours of community service. The…

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By Rachel Weiner for the Huffington Post – Debate over the Senate Finance Committee health care bill was briefly interrupted on Tuesday by a protest in support of the one thing absolutely not under consideration — a single-payer health care plan. “We are speaking for single-payer … good senators would vote for single payer. Please…

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We need your help getting a single-payer supporter into Senate Finance Committee roundtable discussions on healthcare reform. The Finance Committee (Led by Sen. Max Baucus – MT) is holding three roundtable discussions on healthcare reform in the coming weeks. The first discussion, titled “Reforming America’s Health Care Delivery System,” on April 21st, had thirteen witnesses.…

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