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Hillary Clinton's New Health Care Ad

The day after rolling out her new health care plan, Hillary Clinton is out with a new ad in Iowa and New Hampshire, explaining the basics of her proposals, and suggesting she "changed our way of thinking" when introducing the concept of universal health care back in the 1990s.

The ad smartly ties Clinton's "experience" on the health care issue with her desire to "change" the way the system works -- playing into the continuing debate over which Democratic candidate can provide both "change" and "experience." (More on that here.)

Clinton's talk about health care is being warmly received, if you believe the polls. A new CBS News/New York Times poll shows overwhelming support for Clinton on the issue. Sixty-one percent of likely voters are confident in the Senator's ability to make the right decisions on health care, while 66 percent of all voters -- and 77 percent of Democratic primary voters -- say her experience on the issue will help her reform the system if she's elected president.

-- Ed O'Keefe

By Ed O'Keefe |  September 18, 2007; 11:18 AM ET Ad Watch , Hillary Rodham Clinton
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If her Healthcare Program is so great why did she not introduce it during her past 7 years in the Senate!!

Posted by: Dmitchell | September 18, 2007 2:02 PM

Good for Hillary. She's clearly the best candidate running in either party. Take it all the way Hillary. There are millions of us rooting for you.

Posted by: Grant Burton | September 19, 2007 1:23 AM

So because you are hired to perform a job the company which hires you should pay for you to be insured...This is why I hate Hilary Clinton...The bill she is proposing has about as much chance of passing as the Packers winning the Super Bowl this season...it will never happen...it cost too much and would put so many people out of business you would have to federally run health care because the poverty rate would only rise. My company (250 employees) probably would go under due to the rising costs of health care as insurance companies would become the special interest groups that currently run the government and cause even more Americans to lose Jobs. I have an idea, lets make the government buy everyone who does have a job a house to live it as well...I agree the health care system needs to be adjusted but a universal health care system is not the answer and never will be right for this country. Her plan plays to the stupid...wait...it's a liberal plan...makes sense.

Posted by: Dan Chicago | September 19, 2007 9:54 AM

I've been in Europe, Asia....and seen people there. They might not have the best quality medical services as rich Americans do in here, but they have a far better health care system than we do. When we have a system design that makes every participant to abuse for survival....e.g Patients who want to go see doctors regardless because they paid the premium, doctors who run all kind of tests regardless to charge the insurance companies, which in turn to deny claims as much as possible to make profit..., then it's not a good system.

Posted by: KevVu | September 19, 2007 3:01 PM

I'd rather have a single payer plan, but Hillary's proposal has the advantage of possibly being passable. It's all well and good to propose the ideal system except for the fact that our congress won't pass it into law.

Posted by: LAS | September 20, 2007 10:16 AM

CFR / NAU & 2008 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES


"The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is the American Branch of a society which originated in England and believes national boundaries should be obliterated and one-world rule established." -Carroll Quigley, member of CFR, mentor to Bill Clinton


"The main purpose of the Council on Foreign Relation is promoting the disarmament of U.S. sovereignty and national independence and submergence into an all powerful, one world government." "...the very substantial research facilities of the CFR are put to work to develop arguments, intellectual and emotional, to support the new policy..." "...and to confound and discredit, intellectually and politically, any opposition." -Admiral Chester Ward, former CFR member and Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Navy

Who is a CFR / NAU member?

Which Presidential Candidates are for One-World Government?


Republican Fred Thompson

Republican Rudy Giuliani

Republican Mitt Romney

Republican John McCain

Republican Jim Gilmore

Republican Newt Gingrich

Democrat Hilary Clinton

Democrat Barack Obama

Democrat John Edwards

Democrat Joe Biden

Democrat Chris Dodd

Democrat Bill Richardson


Is there any difference between Republican and Democrat when they have the same goal?


Go to www.cfr.org (Council of Foreign Relations Website). Do a search for: Sovereignty and Globalisation. Take a look at CFR President Richard N. Haass' article "Sovereignty and Globalisation. Check the membership and involvement of all the candidates. See For Yourself!


So called free trade deals and world governmental organizations are a threat to our independence as a nation.

We MUST withdraw from any organization and trade deal that infringes upon the Freedom and Independence of the United States of America!


It's not politics as usual. Research and Vote Wisely. Too Much Is At Stake....

Posted by: Anonymous | September 23, 2007 4:38 PM

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