Tag Archive for Health Care Reform Lies

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Death Panel Myth Returns! Just in time for Christmas

It seems that once the right-wing noise machine realized that they would be unable to stop health care reform legislation in the Senate they reverted to PolitiFacts Lie of the Year, Death Panels, to scare the hell out of people; just in time for Christmas. Palin, Morris, Limbaugh, and Bachmann all jumped on the wagon.

The AHIP Singers

Not sure what day this performance took place. Would have loved to witness it live. The performance took place at a recent gathering sponsored by AHIP (America’s Health Insurance Plans). They are “the national association representing nearly 1,300 member companies.”  They released a “study” recently that caused quite a bit of consternation. It claimed to…

Answering the Health Care Industry’s Distortions About Health Care Reform

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ja8h2wxTzJY&eurl[/youtube]Ads have begun to offer rebuttals to the self-serving scare tactics by the health care lobby and GOP leaders who have been only too happy to drum up the militia mentality among the right wing base. Here’s one I thought was worth sharing. The question is, will it be enough, or did the administration blow…

Health Insurance Reform Myth Busting

Health insurance reform opponents continue to spread myths about components of America’s Affordable Health Choices Act. Time and again this week, the facts have disproven opponent’s claims. The myth-spreading has gotten so bad, the Washington Post’s Steven Pearlstein wrote, “The recent attacks by Republican leaders and their ideological fellow-travelers on the effort to reform the…