Small business owner Ashley Ascott on the need for health reform

At a recent press conference calling for action from the Senate on health reform, Triangle small business owner Ashley Ascott spoke briefly about her business and the need for health reform:

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8 Comments

  1. Medicare 4 All

    December 15, 2009 at 1:12 pm

    what kind of ‘health reform’?

  2. Adam Searing

    December 15, 2009 at 1:14 pm

    From what I know of Ashley, I think she would be fine with just about anything that lowers her and her employee costs so that people can afford coverage. She’s a pretty practical person.

  3. Medicare 4 All

    December 15, 2009 at 1:15 pm

    looks like the ‘public option’ is going down the tubes guys. Obama has sold out progressives

  4. Medicare 4 All

    December 15, 2009 at 1:26 pm

    Mandated Insurance WITHOUT A Public Option Is A DISASTER For The American People

  5. IBXer

    December 15, 2009 at 2:26 pm

    40% Support Health Care Plan, 56% Oppose It

    http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/healthcare/september_2009/health_care_reform

    An average of health-care surveys at Pollster.com shows support for ObamaCare at 38.8%, with 51.4% against.

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB20001424052748703514404574587820416102550.html

  6. AdamL

    December 15, 2009 at 5:40 pm

    Governing only by polls is certainly one way to lead the nation, but I must warn you that it has some implications for war, Wall Street, and taxing the rich that you might not like.

  7. Medicare 4 All

    December 15, 2009 at 7:36 pm

    Howard Dean says “Kill The Bill” (Senate). Notice how Southerners are NOT key players in any of the high level debates regarding medical care in Washington.

  8. Obama Sells Out

    December 16, 2009 at 9:40 am

    Assuaging the health insurance and pharmaceutical industries was a central preoccupation of the White House — hence the deal negotiated in strict secrecy with Pharma to ban bulk price negotiations and drug reimportation, a blatant violation of both Obama’s campaign positions on those issues and his promise to conduct all negotiations out in the open.