If there was a perfect moment, for universal single-payer healthcare activists to move from talk to courageous screams for justice, it would be right now. Forget the political calculus…burning issues must always trump the politics of the elites . . . So who says we need to give up and accept a fundamentally flawed corporate-written health insurance bailout bill, rather than a clear and principled healthCARE reform bill? We already have the foundations for an equitable and cost effective system in Medicare…let’s improve on Medicare and make it available to everyone!Philip Shropshire has more on Bortz at the Examiner.
Mar 22, 2010
Ed Bortz, Green Party candidate for Congress in Pennsylvania's 14th District writes at Firedoglake: