Rally at Capitol Against the Stimulus Bill
Tim Phillips, President of Americans for Prosperity speaks to the crowd.
It was an amazing rally, considering most of us there only learned about it in an email yesterday. Three renegade Republicans voted for the bill, passing it before the rally began. On the way there, Rush Limbaugh provided this bit of information:
"There is a new bureaucracy created, the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology, which will monitor treatments to make sure that your doctor is doing what the federal government deems appropriate and cost effective regarding your treatment. It's going to be just like the UK! When you go to the doctor, your doctor is going to have to consult either a book, a computer program, or maybe even make a phone call to find out what kind of treatment you can get and how much to charge for it based on how much the government's going to reimburse him for it. As such... "
Welcome to Nationalized Healthcare!
And I was just upset about the wasted money...
Even though the Senate had already passed the bill,
the crowd was enthusiastic.