Tell Sarah Palin and the Tea Partiers to Stop Lying
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This past week, Sarah Palin, her tea partiers and Republican candidates from around the country met at their National Tea Party Convention to pander and spread lies in order to frighten voters and win elections in 2010.
Here are a few of the lies they have already told over the past year:
-- Health care reform will include "death panels." No health care reform plans include anything remotely resembling so-called "death panels." Politifact.com called this Sarah Palin claim a "Pants-on-fire lie."
-- Democrats are trying to cut Medicare. AARP calls this claim a scare tactic aimed at America's seniors. Health reform would help save Medicare by cutting waste, fraud and abuse.
-- Democrats have accomplished nothing in Washington. In reality, Democrats have gotten more done for the American people in eleven months than George Bush and his Republican cronies did in eight years, including equal pay for equal work, expanded health coverage for children, investments in energy and education, hate crimes legislation and better consumer protections.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is fighting back against the lies and misinformation. If it doesn't, the tea partiers could very well win in 2010. Stand with the DSCC. Tell Sarah Palin and the teapartiers that we don't buy their lies, and we will fight against them to protect President Obama's agenda for change.
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