People don't expect government to solve all their problems. But they sense, deep in their bones, that with just a slight change in priorities, we can make sure that every child in America has a decent shot at life, and that the doors of opportunity remain open to all. They know we can do better.
Since the Supreme Court upheld the mandate in “Obamacare”, I’ve read posts and comments from numerous right-wing bloggers and their followers trying desperately to defend and explain “Romneycare” as something other than the blueprint for the Affordable Care Act. Rather than rehash all of those arguments in this post, I thought it might be fun to browse the political cartoons on poor, old Mittens and his Massachusetts health care plan. Note: There are 17 more cartoons after the fold:
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Post 2012 Election Update: Yes we WON on these important issues. But sadly, we expect many of these to remain key issues as the radical fringe in the Republican Tea Party still controls the House. Prepare for 2014!
Access to birth control
Restrictions on abortion
Attacks on Planned Parenthood
Attacks on collective bargaining
Attacks on equal pay for women
Fair trade issues
GOP state efforts to suppress minority vote
Wall Street & Banker Investigations
Tax breaks for the rich
Attacks on the Poor
GOP cutting programs
GOP plans to increase their taxes
Never forget: Republicans caused financial collapse