posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 03:57 AM
This is a fairly balanced article (one of the few) regarding the ongoing countrywide town hall debates on the proposed health care bills currently
being formulated by congress.
While many Media Outlets and Democratic Party Leaders and Officials, Representatives and the Administration are crying foul that Republican Groups and
Corporate Special Interests are organizing some of the protests sweeping the town hall meetings the President himself has a 13 million strong grass
roots organization of his own he has activated and called in to the fray, apparently according to this article before the fray even started.
Yet the article from the L.A. Times asserts all is not well within Obama’s grass roots organization and those participating in it are finding
themselves hampered by defectors, poor advanced planning, a lack of concise organization and a much more determined opposition from republicans,
corporate interests and independent voters and even Obama defectors.
I posted this article because it represents a more balanced view of both sides that exposes a similar desire to organize on both sides and control the
flow and the scope of the debate on both sides, and to a certain extent how poor strategy and planning on the President’s part is adding to the
ensuing chaos as determined and organized groups on both the left and the right square off looking to achieve victory in their individual quests to
promote or defeat the health care initiatives.
Perhaps if both sides of the political divide could each accept their own culpability those in the middle with honest questions, those independents
and people who switch parties from election to election based on how they like the candidate can then start asking the critical questions that will
lead to critical answers so Americans can really decide for themselves without the political theatre that is clearly being staged by multiple heavily
(visit the link for the full news article)