Skip to comments.Sebelius: Obamacare Opponents Are Like Those Who Opposed Civil Rights Legislation
Posted on 07/18/2013 3:10:58 PM PDT by onyx
Addressing the annual NAACP convention in Orlando, Fla., Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said that opponents of Obamacare are the same kind of people who opposed civil rights legislation in the 1960s.
Her comments on Tuesday came one day before the Republican-led House votes to delay key provisions of the law.
The Affordable Care Act is the most powerful law for reducing health disparities since Medicare and Medicaid were created in 1965, the same year the Voting Rights Act was also enacted, Sebelius said. That significance hits especially close to home. My father was a congressman from Cincinnati who voted for each of those critical civil rights laws, and who represented a district near where the late Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth lived and preached.
The same arguments against change, the same fear and misinformation that opponents used then are the same ones opponents are spreading now. This wont work, Slow down, Lets wait, they say.
But history shows that upholding our founding principles demands continuous work toward a more perfect union And it requires the kind of work that the NAACP has done for more than a century to move us forward.
You showed it in the fight against lynching and the fight for desegregation. You showed it by ensuring inalienable rights are secured in the courtroom and at the ballot box. And you showed it by supporting a health law 100 years in the making.
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You mean the democrates with kkk byrd leading the charge? Idoits on parade and the morons who eat it
Hey you revisionist b word.The GOP brought the Voting Rights Act and Civil Rights acts thru. It was also the GOP that brought the Emancipation proclamation, and Lincoln a GOP freed the slaves.
Pander, pander, pander.
No they are NOT, you LIAR!
...more like those that opposed communism.
Abortion proponents are like those SS guards who shoved Jews into the oven.
OTOH, Obamacare was passed only by Democrats, was a catastrophic mess, and no-one read it before they passed it.
She is an idiot - enough said.
So, if a black man (me) oppose Obamacare, what does that make me?
I’d say she’s letting the cat out of the bag. It’s a huge entitlement program for minorities...and the ones who pay for it are the ones who are being labeled racist. Just wait until minorities are favored for medical care over, (dare I say it?) whites.
Not only is this Biotch made sure she’s exempt from this zerocare but guaranteed she’ll make a personal fortune off it’s implementation.
I despise this communist.
She is the Josef Mengele of the communist party
I pray a POX fall upon her.
Let maggots feast upon her putrid flesh.
Doesn’t she realize the opposition to civil rights legislation was largely Democrat?
You’re in the best of company with Dr. Thomas Sowell and notable others!
No, Kathleen, ZeroCare opponents are not like Democrats. Stupid ho.
NO. She is a stupid witch.
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