Health Care Reform Quotes (11 quotes)
Notable quotes from the health care summit
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "health-care-reform" Showing of That it reinforces what appears to be so obvious - obesity as the penalty for gluttony and sloth - is what makes it so alluring. But it's misleading and misconceived on so many levels that it's hard to imagine how it survived unscathed and virtually unchallenged for the last fifty years. It has done incalculable harm. Not only is this thinking at least partly responsible for the ever-growing numbers of obese and overweight in the world - while directing attention away from the real reasons we get fat - but it has served to reinforce the perception that those who get fat have no one to blame but themselves.
President Barack Obama argued Thursday that a sweeping overhaul of the nation's broken health care system is imperative for the nation's future economic vitality, clashing in an extraordinary live-on-TV summit with Republicans who want far more modest changes. The debate led to some lively exchanges among the Congressional lawmakers, who aired their disagreements, often pointedly, for the viewing audience. Here are some of the most notable quotes from the event:. Can Obama and Republicans reach an accord? Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. And we might surprise ourselves and find out that we agree more than disagree. And that would then help to dictate how we move forward.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "health-care" Showing of Let us be the ones to say we are not satisfied that your place of birth determines your right for life. Let us be outraged, let us be loud, let us be bold. I say everyone should have health care.
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If you like your doctor or health care provider, you can keep them. If you like your health care plan, you can keep that, too. If you looked at their cable bill, their telephone, their cell phone bill, other things they're spending money on, it may turn out that, it's just that they haven't prioritized health care. After a century of striving, after a year of debate, after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise. It is the law of the land. We're going to have to invest in the American people again, in tax cuts for the middle class, in health care for all Americans, and college for every young person who wants to go. In businesses that can create the new energy economy of the future.