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Health Care Demonstration Gets Ugly in Columbus

Learn what occurred in Columbus just on Tuesday, and read the rapid response from Rep. Kilroy

The Cost of Care

This was originally posted on our website in 2010, but it is worth reminding ourselves that we are being overcharged for our healthcare. The Affordable Care Act begins to address this and that is one reason why the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects lower deficits over the next few years.

From National Geographic:

Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy speaks at unveiling of deficit neutral Health Care Reform bill

Music Video by UA Resident/Business Owner on Health Care

Have you seen Colin Gawel's video "Chemotherapy" It's a great song and it speaks directly to the need for healthcare reform. The version that's posted here also starts with a clip from President Obama's address to Congress. Colin's web site is at

Colin is an Upper Arlington Resident and the owner of Colin's Coffee at Fishinger and Riverside.

Consider doing a post on the video.

Maddow: Public Option Dying Because Of Dems' Political Collapse

The Democrats' collapse of political will has Maddow outraged. She makes one of the strongest 8-minute cases for health care reform yet.

Transcript and video from Crooks and Liars.

Rally for Comprehensive Health Care ReformThis Saturday

Join UAPA this Saturday at the State House!

statehouseJoin up with AFSCME and other partners this Saturday as we call on members of the Ohio Congressional delegation to support HR 3200, America's Affordable Health Choices Act as it comes to a vote in the House of Representatives next week.

Saturday, July 25, 2009, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Ohio State House North Plaza

(Broad Street between High and Third)

Rallly Partners Include Progress Ohio, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Council 8, Ohio Civil Service Employees Association (OCSEA), Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE), and AFSCME Retirees Chapter 1184.

For more information, contact Aryeh Alex at, or 513.478.5928

Ohioans call on Representatives Driehaus, Space, Boccieri and Tiberi to vote yes on HR 3200, America's Affordable Health Choices Act. The bill is a uniquely American solution to the health care crisis. HR 3200 includes the choice of a public health insurance plan that will compete with private insurance companies to keep them honest and lower costs.

The American people vs. the Special Interests

President Obama yesterday:

10 Reasons to be Hopeful about 2009, and 3 Reasons to be Terrified

by Sarah van Gelder


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