Tag Archive for healthcare reform

Rep. John Campbell adds “Tea Bagger” to his “Birther” credentials – with Updates

The Glenn Beck wing of the conservative right held another Tea Party in Washington DC today and Rep. John Campbell (R-Orly Taitz) is there backing up Rep. Michelle Bachman (R-Minn) as one of the leading tea-baggers on Capitol Hill. (see the yellow button/that’s campbell!). Honestly, supporting birther legislation and advocating a “do nothing” approach to healthcare…

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…

Obama’s Healthcare Speech Alters the Debate, Gains Support

We received this from Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office. PUBLIC SUPPORT GROWS CNN: More than two-thirds of Americans support President Obama’s health care reform proposals – 14 percent higher than before the President’s health care address. Seven out of 10 say the President’s proposals will move the country in the right direction. [CNN, 9/10/09] AARP: 63…

Whole Foods CEO offers an apology of sorts

I wrote to the PR team at Whole Foods seeking an email address for CEO John Mackey and stating why I wanted it.  If you want to email Jack Mackey, Whole Foods CEO, directly, here’s the address; john.mackey@wholefoods.com.  But read his blog first.  This is what they sent me: Dear Whole Foods Market Customers, As…