There are weeks when it is embarrassing to be from the mountains, or maybe even from North Carolina when Virginia Foxx is discussing Health Care Reform. This is one of those weeks! She was actually at this rally. I wonder if she talked about frying squash for her husband again.
Americans for Prosperity Holds Healthcare Rally
Written by Adam Hicks
Tuesday, August 25 2009
Around 200 residents attended a healthcare rally at the Inn at Crestwood Tuesday evening.
Americans for Prosperity put on the rally as part of their “Hands off my Healthcare Tour.” Americans for Prosperity is a conservative organization that works for limited government.
Several guest speakers were on hand at the rally including a foreign war veteran, a breast cancer survivor, and several others. The keynote speaker was Congresswoman Virginia Foxx.
At one point in her speech, Foxx said, “The democrats are always so keen on women choosing to kill their unborn child, but in other areas they don’t want us to decide.”
Residents in attendance were asked to sign a petition against President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform package, call Senator Kay Hagan and tell her not to support the bill, and to tell others about the movement.
THEN THIS WAS POSTED BELOW THE ABOVE ARTICLE AS A COMMENT
Retro Registered | 08/26/2009 4:34PM
At the rally, Rep. Foxx passed out a nine and a half page, single-spaced, section by section analysis of the house bill (HR 3200). It details how the democrats' health care bill would:
*lead to higher costs through a government takeover of health care;
*lead to rationing of health care;
*raise taxes on families and small businesses;
*fail to control rising medical costs;
*hurt small businesses and job creation;
*eliminate choice for patients;
* not allow consumers to retain their current health care insurance;
* provide giveaways to special interests such as unions and trial lawyers;
*create massive new government bureaucracies (53 new programs or boards and commissions);
*give unchecked power to a new federal Health Care Choices Commissioner;
*undermine existing health insurance provided by small businesses and employers; and
*result in federally mandated and subsidized abortion coverage.
Virginia and her staff have not only read the bill, they have throughly analyzed it.
So this is Virginia's take on health care reform?
I think I will claim to be from ?another state, any state but NC.