FOR OUR FRIENDS OF AMERICA
Letter of the president Barack Obama
The chance to finally reform our nation's health care system is here. While Congress moves rapidly to produce a detailed plan, I have made it clear that real reform must uphold three core principles -- it must reduce costs, guarantee choice, and ensure quality care for every American.
As we know, challenging the status quo will not be easy. Its defenders will claim our goals are too big, that we should once again settle for half measures and empty talk. Left unanswered, these voices of doubt might yet again derail the comprehensive reform we so badly need. That's where you come in.
When our opponents spread fear and confusion about the changes we seek, your support for these core principles will show clarity and resolve. When the lobbyists for the status quo tell Congress to hold back, your personal story will give them the courage to press forward.
Join my call : Ask Congress to pass real health care reform in 2009.
After adding your name, please consider sharing your personal story about the importance of health care reform in your life and the lives of those you love.
I will be personally reviewing many of these signatures and stories. If you speak up now, your voice will make a difference.
families are watching their premiums rise four times faster than their wages. Spiraling health care costs are shackling
know personal stories can drive that change, because I know how my mother's
experience continues to drive me. She passed away from ovarian cancer a little
over a decade ago. And in the last weeks of her life, when she was coming to
grips with her own mortality and showing extraordinary courage just to get
through each day, she was spending too much time worrying about whether her
health insurance would cover her bills. She deserved better. Every American
deserves better. And that's why I will not rest until the dream of health care
reform is finally achieved in the
Please add your name to join my call. Then share your personal story about why you too will not rest until this job is done.
November, the American people sent
President Barack Obama
Pray for the President !