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Why I Got Arrested For #MedicareForAll | OurFuture.org by People’s Action

May 22, 2019

Powerful message addressing why we need vast improvement in our health care system. Enough with the platitudes and excuses offered in defense of a system that puts corporate profits above the needs of the people in our society. The time arrived long ago to reform this system and stop using a person’s access to money as a gauge of how much effort will be expended to meet their health care needs. – rjc

A few weeks ago I was in handcuffs, one of six People’s Action members arrested at Sen. Mitch McConnell’s office in Washington, D.C.. We engaged in a peaceful…

Source: Why I Got Arrested For #MedicareForAll | OurFuture.org by People’s Action

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  1. Good on you, Rick, and thank you for speaking truth to power! Your actions and the actions of your colleagues are an example to the country and the world of what true patriotism is. Thank you, again!

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  2. Reblogged this on Dreams of the Common Man and commented:
    Rick Cooley and his 5 colleagues, in staging a peaceful protest at the office of Obstructionist In Chief, Mitch McConnell, are an example to the country and to the world of what true patriotism is. Patriotism is not being a sycophant, following a madman and hanging on every word that comes out of his mouth, running around blindly waving the flag, but calling out abuse of power with the voice of dissent. Good on you, Rick and the rest of your group and thank you for speaking truth to power! The following is a reblog of Rick’s post in his blog.

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