Paulo Augusto --
An alarming new study shows that health care costs increased
last year at the fastest rate in more than a half century.
Health care spending rose to an estimated $2.5 trillion in
2009, or $8,047 per person -- and is now projected to nearly
double by 2019. If we don't act, this growing burden will
mean more lost jobs, more families pushed into bankruptcy,
and more crushing debt for our nation.
The conclusion is clear: This isn't a problem we can kick
down the road for another decade -- or even another year.
We need to pass health reform now.
We're incredibly close. But too many in Washington are now
saying that we should delay or give up on reform entirely.
So we need to make it crystal clear that Americans
understand the stakes for our economy and our lives, and
that we want action.
Can you write a letter to the editor of your
local paper right now?
In just five minutes of your time, you can tell thousands of
readers about this new report on spiraling costs, and why
abandoning reform is just not an option.
You can also help by posting this note on
your friends know about the new costs study and asking them
to join you in writing a letter to a local paper.
President Obama and many allies in Congress are working hard
to finish the job -- but we can't rest until it's done. Your
note will help break through the Washington spin and show
members of Congress and the media what local voters really
Click here to get started:
It's clear that we're in the fight of our
lives to pass real reform. But after a century of trying,
the finish line is finally in sight. As President Obama
reminded us all in his State of the Union address, we're
fighting for our families and our country -- and we don't
Thanks for making it possible,
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