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Like your plan? You can keep it

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From page A6 | November 15, 2013 | 6 Comments

Peter, Peter, pumpkin eater

Has a plan that’s not a keeper
Should have known, but, unaware,
He bought a plan that was unfair

Now in despair he blames Obama
For his costly health care trauma
His plan won’t pay for indigestion
Caused by greedy gourd ingestion

Obamacare is fraught with flaws
As are so many complex laws
Amended so by those who seek
To make them fallible and weak

So, now it’s time to criticize,
To demagogue and demonize
The law they poisoned with a pill
That sickened, sure, but failed to kill

It’s still beats what its every foe
Would offer us, the status quo
So, Peter, please, try not to mope
Single-payer’s your best hope

Ralph Hanson
Davis

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  • Fred HarveyNovember 12, 2013 - 9:13 pm

    Mr. Hanson's prose is absolute Shakespeare!

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  • Greg JohnsonNovember 14, 2013 - 11:02 am

    Dr. Seuss would be envious of this gem. However, I hope the last verse doesn't come to pass.

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  • November 15, 2013 - 8:08 am

    The next lie will be; "If you like your Obamacare you can keep your Obamacare." The short-list is just the beginning. Gun Running to Mexico, our very own Chris Stevens is left behind to be murdered while The President went AWOL, (who gave the order to stand down anyway?) the IRS serves as Obama's personal hit squad and now more people have discoverd what a minority already knew; Obama is a fake and a fraud, raised by America hating Communists. Records are sealed to keep all of his lies hidden. The Constitution has an answer for this crisis, it's called Impeachment. (This is a far more serious crime than just what Nixon knew, look how history judges him.) It's either impeach, or disregard all of the scandals and take your single denial of payment program. Welcome to Amerika, The Land of Fundamental Change to a Third-World Bannana Republic Dictatorship. Brougt to you by The Kenyon Marxist and the millions of no-information voters.

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  • Noreen MazelisNovember 16, 2013 - 1:35 pm

    Single payer -- from the same folks who brought you Obamacare, Benghazi, IRS abuses, etc., etc.

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  • Rich RifkinNovember 17, 2013 - 1:57 pm

    Canada brought us "Obamacare, Benghazi, IRS abuses, etc., etc."? I had no idea. I thought other than single payer, the Great White North's only inventions were Moosehead and crack-smokin-fat-mayors. The more you know ...

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  • Viki MonteraNovember 16, 2013 - 10:01 am

    Thank you, Mr. Hanson, for making an important point so eloquently!!

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