Received this email from Newt Gingrich--that's what you get when you sign their petitions. :D
Top 10 Reasons to Vote Against the Healthcare Reform Bill
Contact your member of Congress NOW!
- It will raise taxes by nearly $500 billion.
- It will add over a trillion dollars to the federal debt.
- It will result in job losses.
- It will increase the cost of insurance.
- It will give the federal government the power to make life and death decisions about your healthcare despite what you and your doctor think is best.
- It will cut Medicare by more than a half of a trillion dollars.
- It will use taxpayer funds to pay for abortions.
- It will bankrupt the states, forcing them to make dramatic cuts in other areas, including education and transportation.
- It will do nothing to decrease the number of frivolous medical lawsuits or to lower the cost of insurance to protect providers from such lawsuits, thereby forcing more and more doctors out of business.
- It is the result of a flawed and unethical process, having been written in secret, hidden from the American people and filled with backroom deals and vote-buying.