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dcsmart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-02-09 08:57 PM
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Why we need single-payer health care
 
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i met Sister Mary Ellen Howard today. please see post below where i explain the scene.
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...


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slipslidingaway Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-02-09 09:41 PM
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1. Thank you for both posts, Sister Mary Ellen Howard was great! nt
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dcsmart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-02-09 09:48 PM
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2. u r welcome
i am glad you liked it. she really is inspiring.
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slipslidingaway Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-02-09 10:44 PM
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3. Yes, unfortunately single-payer was barely given a place at the
table.

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Dr. Quentin Young, Longtime Obama Confidante and Physician to MLK, Criticizes Admins Rejection of Single-Payer Healthcare

http://www.democracynow.org/2009/3/11/dr_quentin_young_...

"AMY GOODMAN: This brouhaha over the last week with the White House healthcare summit, 120 people, there were going to be no single-payer advocates. Congressman Conyers asked to go. At first, he was told no. He directly asked President Obama at a Congressional Black Caucus hearing. He asked to bring you and Marcia Angell


DR. QUENTIN YOUNG: Yes.


AMY GOODMAN: former editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine. You werent allowed to go. Do you have President Obamas ear anymore? You have been an ally of his for years, for decades.


DR. QUENTIN YOUNG: Well, its mixed. I think were friends, certainly. At this gala that you mentioned, which was embarrassing, he did send a very complimentary letter. And I appreciate that, but Id much rather have him enact single payer, to tell the truth. And we didits fair to say, after a good deal of protest, I think we were told there was aphones rang off the hook. They did allow our national president, Dr. Oliver Fein, to attend with Dr. ConyersCongressman Conyers..."


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