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President Obama just spoke from the White House.  It was not a press conference. He took no questions.

What he said was this:

Health care reform WILL happen this year.

There will be many sleepless nights ahead getting it done.

THIS IS NOT THE TIME TO SLOW DOWN!

He was tough, clear, straight forward, no nonsense - dead serious.

THIS WILL GET DONE.

To those who are betting against Healthcare reform you are badly mistaken

Here is the link. It is called, LOWER COSTS, MORE CHOICES

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I am so happy about this.  I hope he does this every single day until the House and Senate enact reform WITH A PUBLIC PLAN OPTIONS, that covers everyone with affordable premiums, comprehensive benefits and tough limits on insurance company practices.

IT WILL GET DONE THIS YEAR.

Time to get back in campaign mode.

YES WE CAN!!!!

He needs every single one of us.  

Slinkerwink and Nyceve have been extraordinary at rallying the troups.

Even though I was heavily criticized in my last blog, even the AMA agrees that the House Bill is a good bill and it can be made better.

The Democrats are quickly realizing that the bill does NOT have to be bipartisan and if it is not it will be a better bill without them.

Discuss.  It is going to happen this year. Never thought I'd see it.  Amazing.

Originally posted to Helenann on Fri Jul 17, 2009 at 01:21 PM PDT.

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