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Democracy Now! (9 am), for June 28, 2012 - 9:00am

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Democracy Now! Special


Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act

A one-hour broadcast covering the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Chief Justice John Roberts was the swing vote in upholding the Act, joining Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan and Stephen Breyer. From outside the Supreme Court in Washington DC, from New York and from around the country we get reaction from: filmmaker Michael Moore, health insurance industry whistleblower Wendell Potter, Georgetown University law professor David Cole, Elisabeth Benjamin of the Community Service Society of New York, Congress Member Keith Ellison (D-MN), Dr. Margaret Flowers of Physicians for a National Health Program, Hillary Shelton of the NAACP, Russell Mokhiber of SinglePayerAction.org and Karen Higgins of National Nurses United.


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I have no problem with

I have no problem with Medicare.
I worked for New York State Medicaid and saw a LOT OF FRAUD with taxpayer money, tens of Billions of dollars being laundered by contract the CMO's that I worked for.
State government gives these contract companies a blank check. There are NO INTERNAL CONTROLS.
The only question I have regarding Medicare is HOW TO STOP FRAUD.
I currently work for a Medicare provider and this is what I see every day - fraud they even advertise it : "Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MARx) ".
MARx? who OWNS American healthcare anyway?
*** Follow the money!!!!! ***

The real issue,for me, is,

The real issue,for me, is, the right to choose. If I don't want insurance, that should be up to me. If I get sick to where I need major medical surgery at an outrageous expense, then I will choose to let what ever happens happen. The cost is not worth the benefits. Some can't afford that anyway, even with insurance. Let me make my own choice. Corporations making profits should never be the driving issue. This ruling is just wrong and anti people.

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