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Young Conservative College Student Letter On Health Care Reform

In the wake of the liberal onslaught to indoctrinate our school children, from the recent outrage at Barack Obama’s address to school children which initially was accompanied by curriculum asking students how they could help Barack Obama, to the present controversial images of second graders being taught songs proclaiming the praises of Obama, it is so refreshing and comforting to read a letter from one young conservative student who attends a liberal Southern California college, to his senator, Democrat Dianne Feinstein, on his concerns about Health Care Reform. This is one young man that has managed to stay true to his conservative ideals despite the aggressive agenda in our schools and colleges to indoctrinate our youth. God bless him.

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September 15th, 2009

Senator Feinstein,

I am writing in regards to the proposed Health Care Reform that is at hand in Washington DC. It is apparent that health care is a definite concern for the American people. Many Americans are stuck between a rock and a hard place because of the lack of health care available to them. Some may be in between jobs and cannot afford health care and others may be unable to find someone to insure them because of their existing medical conditions. Especially in this time of uncertainty in our economy, something must be done about our health care system. I am here to express my genuine concern by asking you to please vote against the new Health Care Reform.

Change is definitely something that needs to happen, but it does not mean more government handouts. We have seen the change that has already happened in the White House. We have seen the failed government bailouts and stimulus packages. Why are we then persuaded that government health care will work when it has failed us time and time again, especially most recently under this administration? What should be done? Lowering costs of Medicare and the like and giving the people options to choose health care providers will drastically improve the state that we are in. Why can’t we enhance the options being offered in the health care market and let the companies battle it out to see who can compete to bring in the most customers to their programs?

President Obama says that national health care will open the doors for competition between the health care providers. Unfortunately, this does polar opposite. This government program shuts down other health care providers. Big companies will not bother spending money on providing their employees with health care when they can save that money and let the government pay for it, thus driving the health care industry to nothing leaving the citizens with no choice but government health care.

My father was an immigrant from El Salvador. When he and my mother wed, he did not have medical insurance. Nobody gave him any insurance for free so he did what needed to be done. My father worked three different jobs while simultaneously attending a community college full time in order to receive his associate’s degree. He then was able to land a job that gave him amazing health benefits. What would have happened if the government gave him health insurance for no cost? There would be absolutely no incentive to work hard, receive an education and provide for his family in order to achieve this goal of health coverage. Government handouts do not make productive citizens; it only makes citizens dependent on the government. Nothing in this world is free, nor should it be. This is the American way. This is the American dream of working hard as my father did and many others in this great nation to achieve a goal; this long and hard pursuit of happiness that our Constitution is based on.

Senator Feinstein, please consider the options laid out clearly at http://www.cprights.org. There are other options besides Obama’s proposition to make health care available to everyone. Be my voice and the voice of other citizens of California and vote against the Health Care Reform.

Thank you for your time and your service,

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Robert M Hernandez
Student At California State University, Long Beach Ca