They remind the public that, "Sen. Charles Grassley, R- Iowa, and Sarah Palin first pushed the notion that the bill would create 'death panels' for senior citizens, to determine if they were too old or too at-risk to receive benefits, ignoring that insurance companies do exactly that. Claiming, 'We don't want government in our health care,' opposition leaders forgot to tell seniors that's what Medicare is, and seniors love it. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R- Tex., stated, 'How much more socialist can you get than a government telling everybody what they can do?'"Weiner and Gladden explain, "Whether out of common sense or a desire for money, some former opponents have come around. Rick Scott became one of seven Republican governors to favor the law's Medicaid expansion, saying, 'While the federal government is committed to paying 100 percent of the cost, I cannot, in good conscience, deny Floridians that need it access to health care.'"
RESIST PUSH TO REPEAL OR CRIPPLE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT SAY ROBERT WEINER AND NAKIA GLADDEN IN PALM BEACH POST TODAY: Claude Pepper's 1989 National Health Repeal Lesson
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