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    Re: Health Insurers Funded Chamber Attack Ads

    Posted by Sharon on 4/14/10

    "Hey sister can you spare a dime?"

    No. Have given away all my dimes. Go ask the US Chamber of
    Commerce to support your cause. They seem to have alot of money
    these days...from the insurance industry.

    "That money, between $10 million and $20 million, came from
    Aetna, Cigna, Humana, Kaiser Foundation Health Plans,
    UnitedHealth Group and Wellpoint, according to two health care
    lobbyists familiar with the transactions. The companies are all
    members of the powerful trade group America's Health Insurance

    The funds were solicited by AHIP and funneled to the U.S. Chamber
    of Commerce to help underwrite tens of millions of dollars of
    television ads by two business coalitions set up and subsidized
    by the chamber. Each insurer kicked in at least $1 million and
    some gave multimillion-dollar donations."

    Seems to me that there are making great strides via
    healthcare "reform" to obtain trillions of our tax dollars to
    bring 30 million more people into an already broken system with
    the money going to insurers....on your dime!

    On 4/14/10, johncodie wrote:
    > On 4/12/10, Just Checking wrote:
    >> Only 10 - 20 million??? That's nothing!
    >> How many billions of dollars were spent by the DNC to ram
    >> the healthcare bill down our throats?
    >> Just Checking
    > Hey buddy can you spare a dime? I'm outside the soup kitchen
    > that was always popular but can't pay my fair share. Those
    > making over $250,000 willing to pay more taxes, 50&37;. Would
    > those Millonairs in California be willing to fork over at least
    > $125,000 to a family down on thier luck? Why should I be
    > worried about health care, when I already know im starving to
    > death, both mentally and physically.
    > You know Heuy Long had the state employees paying a tax to
    > raise money for his re-election campaign. Some claim that was
    > a Dictatorship. That was in the Roosevelt era when a chicken in
    > every pot was catchy. City laws won't let me keep chickens in
    > my yard.
    > Where did all those work communes go, I did see a hippie on the
    > interstate the other day. Am I going to see Dr. Pepper or
    > become Dr. Love.
    > One thing for sure times are changing. When the local fat cat
    > politicians are tying their pants up with a string/rope because
    > they are starving too, and the local courts couldn't prosecute
    > due to the back log of trails, its time to ask China permission
    > to practice the long lost religion of democracy. If someone is
    > asking you to stick out your tounge, and disrobe it probably
    > won't be for your medical benefit.
    > Hey sister can you spare a dime?

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