Bayh, an Indiana Democrat, announced Monday that he will not seek re-election in November. Bayh is the third Democratic senator to announce he is retiring. Dodd of Connecticut and Sen. Byron Dorgan of North Dakota previously said they would not seek re-election. “Congress is not operating as it should,” Bayh said at a news conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, adding there’s too much partisanship and “the people’s business is not getting done.” Bayh said he loves public service, but does “not love Congress” and is “not motivated by strident partisanship or ideology.” SOURCE
Its tough being a democrat when they control both the Senate and the House! Why you ask, because when the democrats vote for the Obama’s Socialist agenda they can not blame anyone else for their mistakes!
"Sorry Grandma, Cost to much to save your life"
Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D. presented his cooperative health care proposal here Thursday and told an audience of 100 that he would not vote for a government-run health care program.
We better not take our guard down because Obama and the democrats could try to sneak away into the bill so it can be changed to a government ran health care without permission from congress. So keep up the hard fight to the end and request that any bill be read before its voted on!
The cooperative would offer a non-profit insurance option to compete with private health care. Sounds almost like a government ran health care to me…what you say?
Congress has yet to come up with a clear prescription for the nation’s health care system. But some state legislators are already urging voters not to take the medicine.
Under Arizona‘s Health Care Freedom Act, which was passed by the state legislature this week, a voting initiative will be placed on the 2010 ballot that, if passed, will allow the state to opt out of any federal health care plan. Five other states Indiana, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota and Wyoming are considering similar initiatives for their 2010 ballots.
“Our health care freedoms are very much at risk by health care reforms proposed in Washington, D.C.,” said Arizona state Rep. Nancy Barto, the Republican legislator who sponsored the measure. “We needed to act as a state to protect our citizens and ensure that they will always be able to buy their own health care and not be forced into a plan they don’t want. Read More
We sure need someone with alittle sense to protect the American people from Obama’s government control health care! I don’t think the government should be making my health decisions, how about you, do you feel OK with Obama making your health care decisions? Plus now that Obama has said we should not treat old folks to save money, just give then pain pills and let them die!