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Obamacare and transparency

Obamacare will affect all Americans, including active and reserve military, retired military, and vets. So he promised that everything would be out in the open, on CSPAN. But it’s not; it’s all being done behind closed doors–right /br /”We will have a public, uh, process for forming this plan. It’ll be televised on C-SPAN….br /It will be transparent and accountable to the American people.” –Barack Obama, November 2007br /br /”That’s what I will do in bringing all parties together, not negotiating behind closed doors, butbr /bringing all parties together, and broadcasting those negotiations on C-SPAN so that the American people can see what the choices are, because part of what we have to do is enlist the American people in this process.” –Barack Obama, January 2008br /br /”[T]hese negotiations will be on C-SPAN…” –Barack Obama, January 2008br /br /”We’re gonna do all these negotiations on C-SPAN so the American people will be able to watchbr /these negotiations.” –Barack Obama, March 2008br /br /”All this will be done on C-SPAN in front of the public.” –Barack Obama, April 2008br /br /”I want the negotiations to be taking place on C-SPAN.” –Barack Obama, May 2008br /br /”[W]e’ll have the negotiations televised on C-SPAN, so that people can see who is makingbr /arguments on behalf of their constituents, and who is, who are making arguments on behalf of the drug companies or the insurance companies.” –Barack Obama, August 2008br /br /”We will work on this process publicly. It’ll be on C-SPAN. It will be streaming over the Net.”br /–Barack Obama, November 2008

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