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Affordable Health Care law not open for debate

Posted: July 19, 2012 - 4:29pm

Discussions surrounding ObamaCare are keeping our focus away from the real problem we all face. Like a red herring dragged across trails to lead dogs away from game, we are being led to believe the Affordable Health Care law is still open for debate. Many are sidetracked with this nonsense.

On June 26, the Federal Appeals Court in Washington, D.C., delivered a full-out victory for climate science and law. The court upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) landmark actions to begin curbing the dangerous carbon pollution driving climate change. The court rejected every attack on EPA from coal companies, power companies and Koch brothers-funded science-denying groups that sued to stop EPA from doing its job to protect the health and welfare of Americans from the dangers of global warming.

Americans have lost work and business has slowed from all time record breaking fires, floods, droughts, storms and heat. If not for this long predicted climate disaster, our economy may well be humming at optimum rate. It’s time to end fear mongering over little things like ObamaCare, that won’t hurt anyone. Climate change on the other hand is killing millions while Republicans rake in oil money for campaigns.

Neal Lesmeister

Baxter