"Obamacare" Protestors Take to the Streets in Norristown

A few politically active citizens stationed themselves along Markley Street today to protest the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act.

On the heels of , a few politically active citizens opposed to what opponents refer to as "Obamacare," set up shop along Markley Street to make their voices heard.

Carrying flags and signs sporting slogans like "Repeal the Law," noting their opposition to the high court's decision, the pair, members of a grassroots political organization called Citizens for Liberty chose their spot because of it's proximity to the Obama campaign headquarters located across the street.

See the video above to hear the protestors opinions on the matter.


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Mary Ellen Digregorio July 01, 2012 at 12:06 AM
Obamacare sets upan Independent Payment Advisory Board od 15 people who will determine what treatment and fees are. Most health care costs are incurred at the end of life. Do you think people versed in the culture of death are going to be more concerned with costs or prolonging life? Do you realize that people in the WH have already put forth the rationalizations for denying healthcare based on usefulness to society? What will happen when 12 million illegal aliens (10% of Mexico's population) living in the U.S. suddenly are given "free" healthcare? This will not effect availiability or quality of your healthcare? Ever hear of supply and demand?
Matthew Stone July 01, 2012 at 12:22 AM
Actually, illegal immigrants are leaving in droves, because of the state our economy is in. If they can't get work, why would they stick around? I have heard of supply and demand, as have those pesky illegals. Obviously, if there is a need for more doctors, more people will become doctors, because there is a greater demand and money to be made. Industries adapt and grow to meet the demands of the market all the time. I have some news for you that might startle you, but the people running the insurance companies are already concerned with their profits, their bonuses, and their bottom line. They don't care about you. You are already an expendable line item on a list to them. Nothing Obama or Congress does will change that.
Mary Ellen Digregorio July 01, 2012 at 01:10 PM
There are still too many illegals.
Mary Ellen Digregorio July 01, 2012 at 01:15 PM
Here i my main point. Federal state and local government confiscate 40% of our wealthy in taxes every year. If you count the hidden taxes of inflation, regulation costs, and the taxes which businesses pass on to consumers in higher prices, the figure goes over 50%. The federal government alone borrows 40 cents out of every dollar whch it spends! The government itself reports that a child born today will be burdened with a 90% taxation burden due to what the government is doing today.
Matthew Stone July 01, 2012 at 02:33 PM
The tax rates you're speaking of applies to the wealthiest 3% of the tax bracket. That has more to do with the Bush era tax cuts expiring than anything Obama has directly put on the table. Do you know when else in American history the tax rate was that high for the wealthiest Americans? The 1950's one of the most prosperous decades in the history of our country, and the tax rate for the wealthiest Americans was 90%. All through the 60's and 70's, it hovered around 70%. It dropped to 50% around the Reagan years, and has remained in the 30's and 40's while our national debt skyrocketed. If you seriously think that you personally will ever have a 90% tax rate, please allow me to put those fears to rest. I'm willing to bet my bank account that if I looked at yours, it wouldn't even sniff that tax bracket. You have nothing to worry about. Stop listening to fear mongers who tell you that universal health care will lead to roving death squads and a bad case of falling sky and read a book.


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