Misinformation is what upset me

I am pictured on the front page of The Herald on Thursday and do not like what I see. I am yelling at a man who I don’t necessarily disagree with.

No, I do not believe health care reform should include public coverage of illegal aliens. What upset me is that what Mr. Kyle is declaring is just not true, the bill explicitly forbids this, but he believes it to be true because right wing radio tells him it does. No one on either side of this debate advocates to “pull the plug on granny,” “gov’t in our bank account,” “rationing care,” “forced abortions” or any other crazy question that was asked at the Wednesday meeting with Rep. Rick Larsen.

I cannot believe in this country that anyone would believe a congressman would actually advocate the things that are being alleged. Really? You think Reps. Larsen and Inslee want to kill you because you’re old or disabled? Things are not fine the way they are. Two thousand working poor Americans showed up in L.A. this week for free medical services. This should just not happen in America. Where is our common sense?

Lillian Kaufer


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