http://www.democraticunderground.com...ss=389x6674340ddeclue (1000+ posts) Thu Oct-01-09 04:05 PM
Dear Democratic Governors: Declare a state of emergency in your state and use NG medical units
to provide free health care to your citizens until further notice.
With 45,000 Americans a year dying from a lack of affordable accessible healthcare that is 15x the number of deaths in 9/11 and nearly 30x the number of deaths in Hurricane Katrina - it is a legitimate emergency for your state.
This would do so much to demonstrate to the rest of America how desperate the poor people of "the other America" are to have access to health care and it will be a game changer to force the issue of single payer health care for all.
President Obama: If the Governors will not call out their guard medical units on their own - federalize them - this is a legitimate national emergency - you are within your rights a commander in chief.
President Eisenhower used the military to insure that the Little Rock schools were integrated. Kennedy also used the military to bring about integration. Today's struggle is for a legitimate civil right also:
The right to life through decent medical care.
Wrap the duct tape even tighter!! :eek: