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Sebelius 2009: No Single-Payer | Reid 2013: Obamacare ‘Absolutely’ A Step Toward A Single-Payer System

June 2009 (NPR) As lawmakers on Capitol Hill hammer out legislation to overhaul the nation’s health care system this year, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says that a single-payer option is not on the table. “This is not a trick. This is not single-payer,” Sebelius told Steve Inskeep. She added: “That’s not what anyone is talking about — mostly because the president feels strongly, as I do, that dismantling private health coverage for the 180 million Americans that have it, discouraging more employers from coming into the marketplace, is really the bad, you know, is a bad direction to go.”

Read the Rest @ Sebelius: Single-Payer Health Care Not In Plans

August 2013 (Forbes) When I speak to conservatives about health care policy, I’m often asked the question: “Do you think that Obamacare is secretly a step toward single-payer health care?” I always explain that, while progressives may want single-payer, I don’t think that Obamacare is deliberately designed to bring about that outcome. Well, yesterday on PBS’ Nevada Week In Review, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) was asked whether his goal was to move Obamacare to a single-payer system. His answer? “Yes, yes. Absolutely, yes.”

Read the Rest @ Sen. Harry Reid: Obamacare ‘Absolutely’ A Step Toward A Single-Payer System

Aren’t you getting just a bit tired of being manipulated and lied to by this Administration?…

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