Statements about Health Care
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."
Says potential GOP U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson supported "Obamacare"
Says state Rep. Sandy Pasch, her recall opponent, "voted to allow public school employees to use taxpayer dollars to pick up the tab for…Viagra."
State Sen. Alberta Darling "voted to add more than $1 billion in additional spending" while cutting programs such as education and health care
"Taxpayers pay for roughly 45 percent of all births in Wisconsin! And 60 percent of the births in Milwaukee!!!"
Says U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan promised to "end health care for our seniors."
"Tommy Thompson wanted to implant data chips in humans."
Says Paul Ryan "voted for two wars that were unpaid for, voted for the Bush tax cuts that were unpaid for, voted for the prescription drug bill that cost as much as my health care bill -- but wasn't paid for."
"The benefits that were offered to me as a congressman don’t even compare to the benefits that you get as a state employee. I just experienced that myself. They’re not nearly as good."
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