Despite President Barack Obama’s deadline, both the House and Senate failed to pass Obama’s health care plan before they adjourned for the month of August. Now Senators and Representatives are returning home to participate in one of America’s greatest democratic traditions: the townhall.

The events afford citizens the rare opportunity to share their opinions directly with their elected officials. As this registered Democrat in Utica, NY, makes perfectly clear, he is unhappy with the way liberals have attempted to reorganize one-sixth of the entire American economy. “Why would you guys try to stuff a health care bill down our throats in 3-4 weeks when the President took 6 months to pick a dog for his kids?”


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