The more information about the Congressional efforts to reform healthcare I read or hear, the more concerned I become for our nation. If we all had adequate time and an understanding of Washington legislation procedures, we could try reading the proposal passed by the Senate. It is unlikely that we would fully comprehend the bill even after we read the written document because there seems to be more undefined, potential problems requiring future changes than we would recognize. This must be the case also for many of the senators who voted for the bill. If even a small portion of the information you and I can find on the Internet and in newspapers or on television are correct, the passage of this bill by the Senate should be labeled a “catastrophe.” We don’t know at this point what a “final bill” — requiring further compromise by the complete Congress to produce what the president will sign — will look like, or what it will be labeled by the various interests. It is doubtful that the average person on the stre
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Opinion, Pages 4 on 01/06/2010
Print Headline: Frustration of American people over healthcare rages