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Insurance Industry Whistleblower Wendell Potter Blasts Senate Panel Rejection of Public Insurance Option
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, public option, SenateFinanceCommittee, Medicare, Baucus, Republicans, Obama, Faustian bargain, Big Pharma, Big Insurers, lobbyists, Wendell Potter, CenterforMedia'nDemocracy, NPR poll, Congress, MobilizationforHealthCare, sit-in, arrests )

- 3577 days ago -
Potter: By no means final answer on this! Optimistic final bill will reach Pres's desk WITH public option. Connection to new poll results: public feels profoundly shut out of current overhaul debate - 71% say Congress not paying attention to us!
As Baucus Unveils Health Plan With No Public Option, New Study Finds 45,000 Uninsured Die Every Year - 122 Deaths/Day
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare reform, uninsured, death risk, federal study, CDC, Harvard-based researchers, AmericanJournal of PublicHealth, Baucus, Finance Committee, health insurers, pharma industry, 3300 lobbyists, Congress, Obama, PNHP, nonprofit, single-payer )

- 3590 days ago -
Watch co-author S Woolhandler, Harvard medicine prof, primary care MD, PNHP co-founder, assess Baucus plan- 'complete sellout' to private insurers: 'protecting their profits & sacrificing American lives'- & discuss single-payer, lobbying, donations, etc
ACTION ALERT: Now They Want To Punish Us For Not Buying Overpriced Corporate Health Insurance
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, healthcare, healthcare, obama, single payer healthcare, single payer, Baucus )

- 3600 days ago -
In the ongoing mad dash of Congress to go in absolutely the wrong direction on health care, today Senator Max Baucus proposed a $3,800 fine to force us all to cough up whatever money is demanded by his "for the corporations only" health care bill. At the

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