Sunday, August 30, 2009

Upcoming Events Sept. 1 and 2, 2009

Keith Fimian will hold a town hall meeting on health care reform on Tuesday, September 1, 2009.

The location and time for the event is as follows:
Fairfax County Government Center; Board of Supervisors Auditorium
12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax , VA 22030
7-9 PM. Doors will open at 6:30PM
The town hall meeting will consist of a panel of experts from non-profit organizations and think tanks. They will be present to talk about proposed legislation and answer questions of interest to citizens only on the issue of health care.
The panel format is an educational forum with different views on the health care issue and is not an argument about politics. At the town hall meeting citizens will have an opportunity to ask questions about this important issue.


Event #2
WHAT The Prince William County Tea Party will hold a Rally/Demonstration outside of the Heritage Hunt Retirement Community in Gainesville.

WHEN September 2, 2009 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

WHERE Heritage Hunt Retirement Community, Gainesville, VA. See directions for travel information.

DETAILS Gerald Connelly, our congressman, will be attending a health care "forum"on September 2 at 7:00 PM at Heritage Hunt Retirement Community in Gainesville. This is a "private" meeting not open to the general public, but is billed as an informational meeting on health care. AARP and other "health" organizations will be part of a panel discussion.

DIRECTIONS: West on Rt66 to exit 43b--go straight across Rt29 to Heathcote Blvd and travel~ 1/4 mile to traffic light at corner of Heritage Hunt Drive on right. This is where the demonstration will be held. There is only one entrance to Heritage Hunt.

To the left across the street at that point, there is a shopping center as well as an office building that should provide some parking.

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Thursday, August 20, 2009

New Event Connolly Town Hall August 25

Just in, Obamacare protest near gated Greensprings Village retirement community at Village Springs Drive and Fairfax County Parkway. 12pm to 2pm. More details and location subject to correction and change as we get more information. To be held near 7470 Spring Village Dr. Springfield, VA 22150-4487

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

HEALTH CARE REFORM BILL IS BAD MEDICINE FOR SENIORS

I just received this great piece by email, I thought it would be great for everyone to read. Ron Wilcox (no relation to Woodrow)

HEALTH CARE REFORM BILL IS BAD MEDICINE FOR SENIORS
By Woodrow Wilcox

I got an email about a letter from a doctor in central Indiana to Senator Evan Bayh. I wanted to make sure that there really is such a doctor and that he really did send a letter to Senator Bayh about the health care reform bill that is being discussed.

Yes, America, there really is a Stephen E. Fraser, M.D. He really did read the entire health care reform bill. He really did write a lengthy and detailed letter to Senator Evan Bayh in which he stated his concerns and objections to the bill.

I have posted the entire and unedited letter of Doctor Fraser at my website www.medicareproblems.net. You can read it and compare it to the health care reform bill because his letter gives every citation that you need to check his findings.

From what I read, the health care reform bill is “heap big bad medicine”. But, it is especially bad medicine for senior citizens, handicapped or disabled people, and political dissidents that a government official might want to label as “crazy” in order to send them to a “funny farm” or “re-education camp”.

Following is just two parts of Dr. Fraser’s letter to Senator Bayh which deal with SENIOR CITIZEN ISSUES.

*****
My source for HR3200 is from the energycommerce website. The link is http://energycommerce.house.gov/Press_111/20090714/aahca.pdf.

Dear Senator Bayh,

As a practicing physician, I have major concerns with the
health care bill (HR 3200) before Congress. I spent the
last week reading this bill, which at over 1000 pages is
quite difficult to get through. Have you read it? I'm
shocked by the brazenness of the government's intrusion into
the patient-physician relationship. I'm especially
concerned about the creation of a central committee to
decide medical coverage decisions.

*****


SECTION 1233 ADVANCE CARE PLANNING CONSULTATION (pages
424-431)

Page 425 Lines 22-25, 426 Lines 1-3: Government provides approved
list of end of life resources. Government MANDATES program for orders for end of life every 5 years. The Government decides it should be involved in end of life care.

Page 428 Lines 17-25: Additional advanced care planning consultations
will be used frequently as patients health deteriorates.

Page 429 Lines 1-3: "advanced care consultation" may
include an ORDER for end of life plans.

Page 429 Lines 13-25: The Government will specify which Doctors or other individuals can write an end of life order.

Page 431-2 The Government mandates that "quality measures on end of life care" be measured and reported.

*****
Obama and other promoters of the health care reform bill claim that there is nothing in the bill to cause alarm and that critics of the bill are spreading disinformation. Really? Doctor Fraser is citing sections, paragraphs, and sentences of the bill. Obama is giving “talking points”. Which one is more likely to be spreading disinformation?

I challenge you to read the bill or at least Doctor Fraser’s letter. Then, decide for yourself. Do you trust Obama or Doctor Fraser?

Note: Woodrow Wilcox is the senior medical bill problem solver at Senior Care Insurance Services in Merrillville, Indiana. That is the largest senior citizen oriented insurance agency in the Midwest. For more health care articles by Wilcox, visit www.medicareproblems.net or www.woodrowwilcox.com.


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Written on August 18, 2009 by
Woodrow Wilcox

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Citizen Action Rejecting Obamacare at Town Hall meeting in Maryland

Elaine of Seniors Care published this video and blog about her concerns about the big government changes to health care in Obama care. She has a poll and petition up.
http://seniorscare.blogspot.com/2009/08/hagerstown-md-town-hall-with-senator.html
Check it out.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Citizen's Town Hall Recess Rally

Our Recess Rally event will take place August 22, at Gerry Connolly's Annandale office. 4115 Annandale Road, Suite 103 Annandale, VA 22003 at Noon to 2 pm.
Citizens will be posing their questions to Congressman Connolly in absentia.
We will deliver the questions to the Congressman and provide a sampling on the
internet. Special guests to be announced. This is a vital event and we need many
people to show that Americans will not tolerate big government interference in health care.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Example of Citizen Action - Read the Bills Senator

Here is a great video that EmyTheImmigrant Blog turned me onto. Outraged citizens react to 8/04/2009
Senator Arlen Specter's flimsy explanation of why he can't actually read the bills that he votes on, but its OK, he says that he does not vote on anything until he understands it. Huh? It sounds a bit like the second grader's explanation when he is busted for hiding piles of his homework in his closet.




This is a teachable moment.

What's the hurry? Afraid people might read the bills themselves and find out how really bad the bill is for American health care. Ya, that must be it.
Several town hall meetings are scheduled in the next month or so in Northern Virginia, maybe you and me can make a difference at one or two.

An open letter to the President

Is no health care bil this Congress better than the big government intrusions into healthcare markets?

Should all candidates for public office pledge to personally read and understand every bill before voting in favor of a measure?

Emy the Immigrant Speaks Out Against Sotomayor

Sonya Sotomayor on the Supreme Court would be a disaster for government restraint and would seek extensive Government intervention in our lives. Visit Emy the Immigrant's blog and sign the petition against confirmation of Sotomayor.

Should Congress reject any bills nationalizing health care?

While America Celebrates its Independence, Iranians Seek Freedom Too, Emy the Immigrant Speaks Out

Visit Emy the Immigrant Blog Tea Parties on the 4th of July across America protest President Obama's policies.

Should Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner be forced to resign for lying to Congress?

Should the US Senate reject Cap and Trade legislation as a economically destructive overreach of Government power?

Concerned Father Confronts Congressman Dingell at Town Hall Meeting