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Racine Tea Party Sets Forum On Health Care

The event will feature speakers from the CATO Institute, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, State Rep. Robin Vos, and State Sen. Leah Vukmir.

The Racine Tea Party is hosting a public forum on the implications of the affordable care act from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 13 at 3047 SE Frontage Rd.

The event will feature: Mike Tanner, of the CATO Institute, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Janesville), State Rep. Robin Vos (R-Rochester), State Sen. Leah Vukmir (R-Wauwatosa), and conservative radio talk show host Vicki McKenna

“The Racine TEA Party wants the public to understand more about this massive new law, how it affects them and what it means to block a state-run exchange,” according to the release.

President Obama pushed through the 2,500 plus page, $1.93 trillion Healthcare Law with enormous tax implications and a loss of personal choice – on a partisan vote in the middle of a recession, according to a press release by the Racine Tea Party.

The vehicle to deliver the “government-regulated and standardized” healthcare plans is a state-based healthcare exchange. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (along with 34 other states) said he’s blocking the implementation of a state exchange and has “defaulted” the program to the federal government.

“Every day seems to bring a new revelation about how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka,” Tanner stated in the release. “Obamacare, will affect taxpayers, businesses, doctors and patients.  Every American needs to know exactly what is, and is not, part of this law in order to prepare themselves for the changes to come.”

IF you go:

WHAT:  Healthcare Exchanges and What They Mean for You

WHERE: South Hills, 3047 SE Frontage Rd in Franksville (close to I-94 & Hwy K)

WHEN: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday January 13 (doors open at 1 p.m.)

Blair Nielsen January 11, 2013 at 05:16 PM
That mans sign says it all. Obama is taking away our freedom a little bit at a time. Next up, gun control. My prediction: Higher taxes on everything to do with guns, mostly ammo. This federal gov't is out of control and the worst part is the media is helping! If you go to this meeting I'm sure you will be appalled at what you learn. Just don't look for the media to report it.
Heather Asiyanbi (Editor) January 11, 2013 at 06:23 PM
@Blair - Patch will be there.
Johnny Blade January 11, 2013 at 06:25 PM
Seems to me both parties are criminals .. for that a-hat John Roberts to go out of his way to ensure Obama Care passed Constitutional muster is beyond treasonous. And of course the Controlled media is complicate as well
scot January 12, 2013 at 01:17 AM
Freedom=Ammo?
scot January 12, 2013 at 01:19 AM
And tea parties are still for"Little Girls".
Johnny Blade January 12, 2013 at 01:46 AM
Freedom=Being able to buy 1.5 trillion rounds of hollow points .. oh no the government bought 1.2 billion rounds of hollowpoint .. hollowpoint against Geneva Convention .. What are Government A-holes gonna do with all that ammo I agree Scott time for real tea party like the old days when there were real men not Avatars of fat elephants looking half commie red
Blair Nielsen January 12, 2013 at 02:05 AM
Thanks Heather, I can't make it as I no longer live in the area. I'll look for your unbiased report.
Rebel with a Cause January 12, 2013 at 02:10 PM
Anything with the word Obama in it scares the hell out of me. They removed the word nuclear from nuclear magnetic resonance imaging because people were afraid of anything that had the word nuclear in it, so we need to remove the word obama from everything as well. Call it what it is. Healthcare.
C. Sanders January 12, 2013 at 08:26 PM
To all those that voted for Obama, how are you enjoying the payroll TAX increase that you got slammed with, or the 20%+ increases in healthcare premiums, a medical device excise tax that even your vet has to pay and then pass on to YOU in the form of higher animal care costs, and increasing restrictions on personal freedoms? Unless you are already dead, are your beginning to feel that really don't have a friend in the Whitehouse?
Racine Progressive January 12, 2013 at 10:22 PM
Right-wing nut jobs will be out in full force. We should have Universal Healthcare like every other developed nation. Those that have been denied health insurance appreciate this step in the right direction and I'm sure find your ignorant protest to be inane.
Racine Progressive January 12, 2013 at 10:24 PM
Obama won, so get over it. The Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act, so get over that, too. Stop watching Fox News and get educated.
Racine Progressive January 12, 2013 at 10:28 PM
Just a bunch of angry, old white guys getting together to bitch. Times are changing, but these whiners want to go back to an idyllic time when women and people of color had no voice.
Denise Lockwood January 12, 2013 at 11:01 PM
actually Heather and I will both be there...
C. Sanders January 13, 2013 at 12:44 AM
Racine Progressive. There's a spill on aisle 9. Get on it.

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