Garlic Milkshake, Anyone?

by

 

House GOP Leader John Boehner of Ohio can no longer claim ignorance on
health insurance matters, though we're not sure about stupidity and
greed. Earlier this month, he claimed his constituents were
"overwhelmingly opposed" to a public option, a concept he called "about
as unpopular as a garlic milkshake" - this, in a state where 1.2
million people have no insurance and premium rates have risen seven
times faster than wages. Thanks to citizen activism, he has now
received a slew of visits and phone calls settting him straight. Here's a video telling him what he should know and here's one of SEIU members visiting his office to do the same.

 

This is the world we live in. This is the world we cover.

Because of people like you, another world is possible. There are many battles to be won, but we will battle them together—all of us. Common Dreams is not your normal news site. We don't survive on clicks. We don't want advertising dollars. We want the world to be a better place. But we can't do it alone. It doesn't work that way. We need you. If you can help today—because every gift of every size matters—please do. Without Your Support We Simply Don't Exist.

Share This Article

More in: