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Hi everybody I'm David -- thanks for joining us kicking off tonight let's say what nobody is honest enough to say inside the beltway Nancy Pelosi President Obama Barney Frank and all the other democratic leaders.
Want a government run health care system.
Now they just wanted to reform our private health care system that could have made a deal to do that -- supermajority before Christmas but.
They want something more much much more a single Payer government controlled system.
Both the president and other Democrats have spoken many times about their preference for government run single Payer system take a -- Yeah.
Is not your enemy -- is your friend my commandment is to make sure that we got universal health care for all Americans by the end of my first term as president but I don't think we're going to be able to eliminate employer coverage immediately there's going to be potentially some transition process.
All right -- kind of talk was denied at today's health summit.
That's because the key Democrats hope to pass a measure that doesn't look like a government plan but will lead inexorably.
Toward senator Tom Harkin another single Payer advocate.
Kind of spilled the beans on Christmas Eve after Democratic Party leaders bought Ben Nelson's vote for the senate plan.
As I did before this bill is not complete.
I've used the analogy of a starter home.
And which we can add additions and enhancements as we go into the future.
So that 800 billion dollar senate plan -- just a starter -- the final health care bill -- met Mick mentioned we assume.
Is what they're really aiming for it is a multi trillion dollars single Payer system just like the -- set.
You don't have to be a mind reader to figure it out as we've seen their -- on the record supporting single Payer.
Plus they have been spewing all kinds of vitriol on all of the private providers of health care from the insurance industry.
To the pharmaceuticals.
They hate the private components of health care and think government will do with better.
So while they deny it today they clearly are aiming for something that resembles a British system where government is in charge.
And if that's what we get god help us because.
It will be almost impossible to get rid of if it takes all we'll talk about.
The hell hole that the brits have fallen into -- their national health care system in a moment but first.
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