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Published:September 8th, 2009 12:30 EST
Myths and Falsehoods about Health Care Reform

Myths and Falsehoods about Health Care Reform

By SOP newswire2

MYTH 1: VHA "death book" pushes vets to prematurely end their lives

MYTH 2: Using reconciliation to pass major legislation is the "nuclear option" and is unprecedented

MYTH 3: Kennedy`s absence -- rather than GOP obstructionism -- is to blame for partisan health care fight

MYTH 4: Conservative claims about abortion and health reform are simply intended to block federal funding

MYTH 5: There is no health care crisis

MYTH 6: Health care reform will impose rationing

MYTH 7: Health care reform provides for euthanasia, "death panel"

MYTH 8: Health care reform legislation will cover undocumented immigrants

MYTH 9: Health care reform will raise your taxes

MYTH 10: Health care reform would tax all small businesses

MYTH 11: Health care reform would add $1 trillion-plus to deficit

MYTH 12: House bill would ban private individual insurance

MYTH 13: Obama said he didn`t read House bill

MYTH 14: Co-ops are an adequate substitute for a public option

MYTH 15: Obama is pushing a system like the U.K. and Canada

MYTH 16: Obama, Dems pushing "socialized medicine"

MYTH 17: Prominent opponents of health care reform are credible

MYTH 18: Government can`t run a health care program

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