venerdì 21 luglio 2017

NC Reporter
(Maureen Fiedler) The health care bill that has been suspended in the Senate for weeks — after a very close passage in the House and some modifications — is dead. May it rest in peace. This is one time we do not need, nor want, a “resurrection” of any kind. This bill was opposed by dozens of major health care organizations in the United States. Newspapers like the Washington Post and the New York Times editorialized strongly against it. But that’s not what defeated it. The voices and bodies of citizens spoke out, attended town halls, called their senators, and demonstrated in the streets and the U.S. Capitol. And people were willing to be arrested rather than desert their protests. (...)