The president’s speech and press conference this week could not have been more clear:
Americans need health care reform soon.
My family, with a chronically ill member, is being squeezed financially by insurance premiums and deductibles. I also support my in-laws, whose Social Security benefits some months do not even cover their medications.
The current prescription-benefit program has proved costly and inadequate. I urge my fellow Americans to express their support for President Obama’s three basic reform principles by calling and e-mailing their representatives in Washington, D.C.