Health Care Reform Quotes by Kirsten Gillibrand, Kent Conrad, Steve Forbes, Chellie Pingree, Gail Collins, Lawrence Reed and many others.
Nurses are on the front lines of our care. And they need to be at the foundation of health care reform. Let’s get health care done – and done right – by ensuring the amount of nurses we need to provide quality care for all.
We’ve got to have major health care reform because that is the 800-pound gorilla. That is the thing that can swamp the boat fiscally for the United States.
The words, ‘penalty,’ ‘restrict’ and ‘violate’ appeared more times in President Clinton’s health care reform bill than in his crime bill.
During the summer of 2009, the debate on health care reform was emotional and intense. At its best, it represented the free exchange of ideas that makes this country great. At its worst, it generated death threats and acts of violence.
Take Hispanic voters. They favor Democrats because they like the party’s programs, from health care reform to government spending on education. It’s not because the Republicans don’t have a big enough Office of Hispanic Outreach.
Have you ever noticed how statists are constantly “reforming” their own handiwork? Education reform. Health-care reform. Welfare reform. Tax reform. The very fact that they’re always busy “reforming” is an implicit admission that they didn’t get it right the first 50 times.
So was it a political mistake for Obama to put so many eggs in the health-care-reform basket? Well, a negative decision from the Supreme Court will certainly make it appear so.
There is a consensus of willing leaders from both parties coalescing around the right way forward in health care. Reform should address government-imposed inequities and barriers to true choice and competition.
Reconciliation cannot be used to pass comprehensive health care reform. It won’t work because it was never designed for that kind of significant legislation; it was designed for deficit reduction.
I always am a firm believer in you compensate people for their job, and so I did give them bonuses. We accomplished a lot in Congress, we passed health care reform. There were threats against their lives; they had a tough two years. They’d forgone any cost-of-living increase or any bonus before.
House Republicans continue to vote to repeal health care reform, not only removing guarantees that women aren’t charged more than men for coverage, but also assuring the world knows they don’t believe women should have control over their own health care decisions.
Democrats cannot win elections without capturing the votes of independent-minded swing voters. And that is where writing off the Tea Party as a bunch of racist kooks becomes self-destructive. The Tea Party outrage over health-care reform, deficit spending and entitlements run amok is no fringe concern.
Got good news and bad news for you, Mr. President. The good news is that Chief Justice John Roberts just saved your legacy and, perhaps, your presidency by writing for the Supreme Court majority to rule health care reform constitutional.
Health care is a far more serious, immediate and destructive problem than social security. . . . The upfront investment needed to fund system wide [health care] reform . . . would be far offset by the savings.
I’m one of those that have said, one of my key principles is I will not support a health care reform bill that is not deficit-neutral, period.
Halloween Costume I Hate: kids dressed as their parent’s poltical beliefs. Oooh! Aren’t you a scary health care reform bill!
I’m not saying we don’t need health care reform. We do need health care reform.