Sunday, November 22, 2009

Soviet emigre fears for our future

My friends who believe in Obamacare tend not to have experienced government-run medicine or maybe they have a story about someone having been in a British hospital once and having survived. At Tea Parties, there are often many Soviet emigres who react with horror to the idea that any successful country, such as the US, would want to go down that path voluntarily. At the Tea Party Patriots Farmer Relief & Freedom Relay in San Jose Saturday, Elena from the Ukraine was one such emigre:

Do we, in the US, want to be, seventy years from now, where the USSR is today? Why are we even thinking about going in that direction:
The rest of my report and photos of this Tea Party are here.

PREVIOUSLY on the subject of local protests and tea parties:
Tea Party breaks out in Palo Alto (Nov. 21)
To protest Obamacare, San Francisco holds a sick-in (Nov. 15)
A Tea Party greets Obama in San Francisco (Oct. 15)
Videos of the October 15 San Francisco Tea Party
San Franciscans speak to Nancy Pelosi (Aug. 14)
The San Francisco Tax Day Tea Party Protest in Pictures (Apr. 15)
Rep. Eshoo's health care town hall (Sep. 2)
Rep. Speier's town hall meeting (Aug. 23)
Million man Tea party

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