Monday, June 22, 2009

You better think, think about what you’re trying to do to me…THINK!

Let your mind go, let yourself be free!

Mmmmhmmm, a bitch doesn’t like what I’m reading on the internets about Congress people fretting over whether healthcare reform will happen.

Uh, uh…not one bit.

The chorus to a bitch… “But why, bitch? What disturbs thee?”

And a bitch replies to the chorus… “People are talking as if they have lost their damned minds!”

Allow me to explain.

Healthcare costs too much…right now.

Healthcare is not working for millions of Americans…right now.

Healthcare costs are crippling families and businesses…right now.

Americans have to wait, make unhealthy choices, and ration our care…right now.

Republicans have not proposed a plan, ‘tis more of an insult with no specificity on how it’ll be funded, implemented or benefit anyone but Republican legislators through thanks-for-taking-care-of-that-pesky-problem-for-us-here's-your-cookie campaign donations…and that’s what they have on the table in response to the Democrats proposal RIGHT NOW.

Paying for the treatment of uninsured Americans in emergency rooms is costing each and every one of us…right fucking now.

Pause…sip coffee…continue.

So, this bitch doesn’t want to hear anymore nonsense from Congress people fretting over whether reform they are empowered to make happen will happen.

What I do want to see is grown ass elected people sit their legislative selves down in a conference room, roll up their sleeves and start brewing coffee, and get about the bitness of making what can work actually work.

Our healthcare system is suffering from a disease that has an identifiable treatment. The patient fears the treatment because the patient is still holding onto the delusion that should no action be taken she will survive.

And our healthcare system will not survive without reform.

Americans will not benefit from some fantastical journey through a Republican maze designed to lead nowhere. And Democratic legislators who skip gleefully into that maze for fear of actually making a decision on healthcare reform will not benefit either…trust a bitch.

All this bitch can say to those who have stepped up to represent the masses is – get about the bitness of representing the masses!

Get this done.

Go ahead and explain, through ever step of the process, why it must be done.

And think.

Hit it, Ree-ree!

Let's go back, let's go back, let's go way on back when
I didn't even know you, you came to me and too much you wouldn't take
I ain't no psychiatrist, I ain't no doctor with degree
It don't take too much high IQ's to see what you're doing to me

You better think (think) think about what you're trying to do to me!

Yeah, think (think, think), let your mind go, let yourself be free!

All together now!

Oh freedom…

Freedom …




revqueer said...

Bitch, is it too much to ask our elected representatives to represent the people that elect them rather than the corporations that threaten them? I fear the answer.

Sparky said...

This is ridiculous and you say it perfectly that I have little to add

They're in power NOW. They have a majority and the president both apparently on side now.

And they're fretting? Why? The only way this can NOT happen is if the people in government wringing their hands and fretting DON'T DO IT.

Anonymous said...

"What I do want to see is grown ass elected people sit their legislative selves down in a conference room, roll up their sleeves and start brewing coffee, and get about the bitness of making what can work actually work."

i just love you all to internet pieces.

Mac Daddy Tribute Blog said...

Say it, Sistah:

Most Americans want some form of national healthcare. The Prez should stop listening to Republican Senators who have long-since been bought off insurance lobbyists and the American Medical Association and start promoting the Public Option to the people. Instead of pleading for some phony "bi-partisanship," he should be speaking at union halls, churches, synagoues and mosques, even county fairs. He should back off most of that other stuff and focus on healthcare, the civil rights issue of our time. I got you linked!

Anonymous said...

Yo, bitch. My dad hurt his knee, and my mom's looking into self-medicating it, because they don't have health care. Going to the hospital would be too expensive for them, and I think that's a nightmare. Point of? I empathize.

Trick Razor

Assrot said...

I do love the Queen's music. I've seen her quite a few times over the years.

I took a lot of shit in my younger days for letting folks know I liked Aretha (or any other non-white music for that matter). I didn't give a damn. When Aretha comes within 500 miles or so my ass is going to be there to listen.

Fuck everybody that doesn't like it.


P.S. - We can only hope for magic on the healthcare issue. I don't see it changing anytime soon. Too many rich folk stand to lose too much. I guarantee it will get shot down just like it did when Hillary tried to implement it back in the 90s. Mark my words. If I'm wrong I'll eat them.

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