Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless.
Not to speak IS to speak. Not to act IS to act. ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer
We all must make a choice between what is right and what is easy. ~ Dumbledor
FROM THE WHITE HOUSE: MORE EVIDENCE THAT OBAMA TOLD US WE CAN KEEP OUR INSURANCE...
FROM WHITEHOUSE.GOV...MORE DOCUMENTATION THAT OBAMA HAS LIED TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE
UPDATE: As part of our effort to push back on the misinformation about health insurance reform, we've launched WhiteHouse.gov/realitycheck. It's full of videos and tools you can use to share the facts with your friends and family. Check it out.
Opponents of health insurance reform may find the truth a little inconvenient, but as our second president famously said, "facts are stubborn things."
Scary chain emails and videos are starting to percolate on the internet, breathlessly claiming, for example, to "uncover" the truth about the President’s health insurance reform positions.
In this video, Linda Douglass, the communications director for the White House’s Health Reform Office, addresses one example that makes it look like the President intends to "eliminate" private coverage, when the reality couldn’t be further from the truth.
There is a lot of disinformation about health insurance reform out there, spanning from control of personal finances to end of life care. These rumors often travel just below the surface via chain emails or through casual conversation. Since we can’t keep track of all of them here at the White House, we’re asking for your help. If you get an email or see something on the web about health insurance reform that seems fishy, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are the complete videos that Linda refers to. First from the AARP:
And then from the President's news conference:
EVERYTHING THAT IS CURRENTLY ON THE WHITE HOUSE WEBSITE HAS BEEN REPRODUCED HERE...NOT SURE HOW LONG THEY WILL LEAVE IT UP...