November42011
Who still thinks LOBBIES are for OUR best interests? Did anyone watch the The Daily Show on Monday night? Wyatt Cenac did a hilarious (but disheartening) segment on a bill called H.R. 3472, a proposed bill that would have given discounts on insurance premiums to people who practiced healthier lifestyle choices such as exercising. Who killed the bill? Lobbyists for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, and other “health” organizations. Their conclusion: “Don’t mess with big cancer!”
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