Statements about Public Health

A majority of Americans "since Harry Truman days" support single-payer health insurance, or "full Medicare for all."  

Under his leadership, more people in Wisconsin "have access to health care."

Under President Obama’s health-care reforms, the premium for "an average plan for a family didn't go down by $2,500 per year, it's gone up about $2,500 per year."

"Wisconsin is not as obese as the national average is. The national average, 35.7 percent of the population is obese. In Wisconsin, it's closer to 26 percent."

"Live cats have holes drilled into their skulls," posts put into their heads and coils put into their eyes, and some have had their ears cut off or are intentionally deafened or starved at UW-Madison labs that do research to improve hearing in humans.

"A bag of Cheetos costs less to buy than an apple," and in some Milwaukee neighborhoods "good luck trying to find an apple or a banana or some sort of healthy option"

"In Wisconsin, only half of all the adults with serious psychological distress received mental health treatment or medication."

40 percent of U.S. gun sales "are occurring outside of" licensed gun dealers.  

"Wisconsin is the only state that allows parents or guardians to purchase alcohol for their children – regardless of whether that child is seven or 20 years old – at bars and restaurants."

Says Tammy Baldwin supports a law "in which government will take over your decisions on medicine, on doctors and on hospitals."

Says U.S. Senate rival Tammy Baldwin wants a "completely government-controlled" health care system that goes "far beyond 'Obamacare'" and is "a Medicare system for all."

Says Tommy Thompson favors Obama's health care mandate, was publicly thanked by Obama for health reform support and that Thompson "says we can't repeal 'Obamacare.'"

"Donna Shalala left me with 12 million doses" of smallpox vaccine and "I created enough" to vaccinate "every man, woman and child against smallpox in America."

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

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

Toothpaste contains "the poison substance of fluoride."

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.

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

Says potential GOP U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson supported "Obamacare"

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