Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders said on CBS News’ “Face the Nation” Sunday that as the House GOP-passed health care bill is debated behind closed doors in the Senate, Democrats should do “everything they can” to oppose the legislation in “any way” they can.
“Throwing 23 million people off of health insurance is beyond belief. Now, in the Senate what you have is you have I believe it is 10 Republicans working behind closed doors to address 1/6th of the American economy,” Sanders said.
“The average Republican doesn’t even know what’s in that legislation,” he said. “My understanding is that it will be brought forth just immediately before we have to vote on it. This is completely unacceptable.”
Sanders called the current bill the “worst piece of legislation” against working class people that he can remember in his political life in the Congress, and that the reason Republicans don’t want to bring debate out into the public is because it was a “disastrous bill.”
This is just a slight rant. I’ve been mumbling about it here, but I want folks in the Indie media, particularly those with investigative reporting and punditry that is progressive liberal left, to hopefully see this via tags. Not centrists or neo-liberals but Democratic Socialists like me, aka Berners.
Bernie Supporters mean business. Don’t listen to the pundits. Hillary is NOT winning with all women. The Bernie or Bust Movement is alive an well. In the midst of spreading the Bern across California leading up to the California Primary, activist and Hillary Clinton Spokesperson take down artist ‘YahNé Ndgo’ joins Tim Black for a special segment of the Tim Black Progressive Day Show. Topics include: Bernie Supporters in California, Bernie Supporters Age, Bernie Supporters Race, Bernie or Bust, The Mission to Eradicate Poverty, America’s Culture of Greed and how YahNé educates friends, family and new acquaintances about Bernie Sanders, …Continue reading →