Archive for March, 2010

Little Bush wipes his hands on Blowjob Bill Clinton

(VICTORIA CAVALIERE, NBCNewYork.com, Mar 24, 2010)
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Former Presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton clasped hands with residents of one of Haiti‘s massive tent cities yesterday on a tour of its quake-devastated capital — and BBC footage of the meet-and-greet seems to catch Mr. Bush wiping his sweaty hand on Clinton’s back. . . . The move came right after Bush shook hands with an unidentified Haitian man. . . . While many of the homeless welcomed the presidents visit as a sign that the U.S. would continue to supply aid, some said they were disappointed the presidents did not bring anything more tangible. . . . “The visit is like no visit at all. They walked inside, it’s to show off,” said Rene Pierre, a 35-year-old homeless man.

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The Ultimate Statement About Western “Civilization”

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Obama Rewards Corporate Financial Backers

PhRMA Statement on Health Care Reform

WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), WHICH INVESTED $100 MILLION TO EXPAND GOVERNMENT CONTROL OF THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM, issued the following statement today on passage of comprehensive health care reform and accompanying reconciliation legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives:

“We continue to believe that comprehensive health care reform will benefit OUR MEMBERS BY INCREASING INSURANCE COVERAGE AND THUS THE NUMBER OF PILLS SOLD. FOR THE RECORD, WE ALSO CLAIM THAT THE LEGISLATION WILL BENEFIT patients and the future of America. TAKING CARE OF OUR MEMBERS IS why we have been involved in this important public policy debate for more than a year and why we CUT A DEAL WITH THE WHITE HOUSE.

ALSO SEE: DAVID AXELROD STILL GETTING HUGE CHECKS FROM PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

Insurance Companies, Hospitals Get A Last-Minute Gift In The Health Care Bill

Obama Says Health-Care Reform “Must” Include Public Option (but he lied)
“[A]ny plan I sign must include an insurance exchange: a one-stop shopping marketplace where you can compare the benefits, cost and track records of a variety of plans – including a public option to increase competition and keep insurance companies honest – and choose what’s best for your family.” (Video)

NY Times Reporter Confirms Obama Made Deal to Kill Public Option
“President Obama made a backroom deal last summer with the for-profit hospital lobby that he would make sure there would be no national public option in the final health reform legislation.” [Click the link above for complete references.]

Big Pharma a Big Winner in Health Care Reform
Big Pharma helps foot the campaign bills of a sizeable chunk of members of Congress, and both parties generally lined up behind the insurance and drug industries from the get-go. So it should come as no surprise that the Democrats, who long ago gave up any pretence of opposing corporate power, found a way to accomodate the pharmaceutical companies on the way to passing their tepid reform. To a large extent, the “debate” over health care was a show debate, an extended round of Washington smoke and mirrors. The administration cut its deal with Big Pharma early on, and pretty much stuck to it throughout the process.

Bill Moyers: The Health Bill Is a Bonanza for the Insurance Industry and Other Monied Interests
But reformation? Hardly. For all their screaming and gnashing of teeth, the insurance companies still make out like bandits. Millions of new customers, under penalty of law, will be required to buy the companies’ policies, feeding the insatiable greed of their CEOs and filling the campaign coffers of the politicians they wine and dine. Profits are secure; they don’t have to worry about competition from a public alternative to their cartel, and they can continue to scam us without fear of antitrust action.

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Bottled Water is a HUGE Problem!

Are you a part of the solution, or are you a part of the problem?

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