Statements about Health Care

President Obama and Nancy Pelosi said "Obamacare" would save money because "they factored in 10 years worth of tax revenue and only six and half years worth of expenses."

A study showed that President Barack Obama’s health-care reforms will "devastate Wisconsin" by pushing people off employer-sponsored insurance, driving up premiums, increasing dependency and making 122,000 people ineligible for Medicaid.

"Obamacare" is the "biggest tax increase in American history."

Says "Obamacare" is "the largest middle-class tax increase in history."

Says he "never supported" federal health care individual mandate.

President Barack Obama’s health care reform "slashed $500 billion from Medicare."

Says "Barack Obama and his team" are "socialists in every respect of the word."

Says U.S. Senate rival Tommy Thompson said he wants to "do away with Medicare."

Federal health care reforms amounted to ‘the government takeover of health care.’

Access for 12,000 women to use Planned Parenthood -- "not for the right to choose," but for "basic health care" -- was "taken away" by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch.

Says Obama health reform law denies millions "access to affordable insurance."

Says the federal government could save $175,587 by eliminating a study of the "connection between cocaine and risky sex habits of the Japanese quail."

Says Milwaukee blacks have 55 percent male unemployment, 60 percent truancy, a 50 percent graduation rate, the "worst" reading scores and "lead" in infant mortality. 

Says that according to a study, under Obama’s health care initiative, "nearly 90 percent of people" in Wisconsin with health insurance "will have their costs go up by more than 30 percent."

Says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker eliminated "cancer screenings for uninsured women" and offered "no alternatives."  

Says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker "slashed" pensions and benefits for public employees.

A recall election for Wisconsin governor would cost "$7.7 million -- $7.7 million that may already be allocated to merit raises for teachers or health care for the poor or school books for your kids."

On using embryonic stem cells for medical research.

Wisconsin bill "grants drug companies and medical device manufacturers immunity from injuries and deaths caused by their products."

"I asked the unions to pay into their own health care insurance ... and they said I was being unreasonable. I requested that they contribute toward their own pensions ... and they screamed it was unfair."

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