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election 2016

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Petition to Senator Mitch McConnell and Senator Charles Schumer

Real people NEED The ACA-Obamacare. Don't play politics with people's health and lives.

****UPDATE**** 10/30/2017.  My wife received her 2018 ACA insurance plan renewal proposal today. Her proposed premium has gone from $459.17 per month to $1,187.45 per month.  For the first time in her life, it seems she may not be able to afford health insurance. This increase is just Insane! STOP playing politics with peoples lives!!! ********************************************************************************************************** My wife has pre existing conditions. Before the blessing that is Obamacare came along, because of those life altering pre existing  conditions, we were only able to afford a health insurance policy that had a $10,000 deductible at a very high monthly premium. She couldn't afford to see doctors regularly and her health deteriorated.  I remember counting the days to Obamacare and spending most of the night, and many frustrating days following, struggling to sign up, and once we did, the smile on my wife's face, the sigh of relief that she too can see a doctor, and there was hope. I remember tears of relief and hope. We celebrated the peace of mind this brought us with a hug, a smile and a good nights sleep.  Today, there are tears again, fear instead of hope, anxiety instead of peace of mind, worries and sleepless nights (it is 3:42 am as I write this).  I hear politicians exclaiming, speaking indignantly, waving their fists and wagging their tounges all preaching about what will happen when 25,000,000 get cut and have no insurance, the outcry there will be.....well, we are those 25,000,000, we are each a human being , not a number. You know us, we are your family member, your neighbor, your Uber driver, your friend, your classmate from years ago, your acquaintance of today.... STOP using our plights for political fodder and for so much fist waving and speechifying!  STOP being resigned to the fact that there are not enough Democrats in the  Senate to stop this lunacy and reach out to Republican Senators who are thinking individuals and STOP the insanity! Senators McConnel and Schumer, do the hard work that is your job and that you know how  to do so well and make it known that this end of Obamacare tragedy and travesty will NOT happen. Don't let us suffer with anxiety and sleepless nights and worse ! For my wife, who is asleep as I write this while I am up worrying about her health and healthcare, for all of us , each one of us, real people - not numbers, DON'T wait to see and hear the outcry when 25,000,000 are left without insurance! Do the hard work of bringing sanity back now.  Our health, and our healthcare is not, and should not be a partisan issue! DON'T LEAVE 25,000,000 PEOPLE WITHOUT HEALTH INSURANCE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENS. SAVE OBAMACARE/ The Affordable Care Act! PS:  If you say there will be insurance available for those with pre existing conditions, you know that premiums  for those with any pre existing condition will  go back to being astronomically expensive and unaffordable and high risk pools are either unavailable, most don't meet criteria eligibility, and those that do see high costs and even higher deductibles.   

Harold J
88,564 supporters
Update posted 3 weeks ago

Petition to United States Supreme Court, U.S. Senate, US House of Representatives

TRUMP WATCH: Demand Accountability and Action

The 2017 Trump TAPE: Take Action; Demand Accountability; Protect Democracy; and Ensure Elections Integrity Concerned Americans, both Clinton supporters and otherwise, have been left with legitimate concerns about the integrity of the 2016 presidential election. Free and fair elections are one of the cornerstones on which America was founded, and we should all protect the integrity of those elections regardless of party loyalty or candidate. If we do not hold accountable the various interventionist forces that meddled with the 2016 presidential election, we are contributing to a broader erosion of American principles, regardless of our party loyalties or affiliations. Americans seeing past party loyalty must wholly reject fake news, election tampering, foreign intervention via Wikileaks and Russian hacking, voter suppression, and obstructionist behavior by FBI Director James Comey. Moreover, we must stand together to ensure that an increasingly belligerent Donald Trump is held accountable through all legal avenues possible, to ensure the presidency does not become a place for profiteering, ethics and constitutional violations, conflicts of interest, and/or influence by hostile foreign nations. Hillary Clinton won the national popular vote with nearly 3 million votes, or 2.1%.  She has earned more votes than any other presidential nominee in history, second only to President Obama (whose 2012 total she virtually tied). This is unprecedented and demonstrates need for electoral college reform. About Us: Alex Mohajer (@alexmohajer) is a political writer and commentator for The Huffington Post and Co-Founder of Bros4America, a volunteer advocacy organization that has been leading a charge for a national effort to protect free and fair elections.  Media inquiries: press@bros4america.com

Alex Mohajer
30,468 supporters