I love Daily Kos. I very rarely write diaries, and when I do they slip right down the recently written list into oblivion. But I love to lurk and I certainly enjoy reading some of the brilliant work that is posted on this site every day, not only on the front page but in the recommended diaries and even some that don't get that honor.
But as I watched President Obama's address, and heard the flagrant outburst from Rep. Wilson, something rose up inside me. I'm lucky enough to have healthcare, and I have for my entire life. I like to think that I appreciate the privilege. I wish Joe Wilson did too.
And as Wilson perpetuates his lies about healthcare, it's interesting to take a look at how he and his family have had coverage.....(more beneath the fold)
And the answer, of course, is TRICARE. The Wilson family has had coverage now for years, extending from their military service. Devilish, socialist, single-payer, European, evil, death panel using TRICARE. Of course, please don't mention that TRICARE provides some of the highest quality health coverage in the United States. Please leave that out.
So I, as a college student with limited funds, just threw $25 (not a lot, but what I could afford) to Rob Miller. The forces on the other side are raising money to support Wilson. Let's swamp them and raise a total of $1,000,000 for Rob Miller, to defeat the hypocrite Wilson. Miller, according to ActBlue, has now raised about $750,000. Let's push him over the million mark.
Here's the link to his ActBlue page:
UPDATE Wilson has raised about $2,000 in the last few minutes. This is really remarkable!