I went and actually watched McCain’s speech. While the people on Facebook are going wacko because they believe a bill has been passed, nothing has been passed. All that was done was that the proposal moved to the floor of the Senate where it can be amended and altered.
This is what John McCain actually said, in his words, not what someone on the Internet thinks you should know:
I understand that this is a painful, emotional, frightening issue for most of us, but going crazy before anything happens is not going to fix anything. Take a breath Watch the video. Breathe.
Do NOT believe the crap on Facebook. Don’t you know better by now?
I got slammed for suggesting that debate is exactly what we do need. I don’t think the majority of us prefers Obama care. We simply prefer it to the nothing that has thus far been offered in its stead. Regardless, it needs significant improvements to make it work better. Everyone, including Obama, recognize that and have recognized it since it was enacted.
Do you or do you not believe in our government? If you don’t believe in debate and compromise, what do you expect from your government? We all know that there is no alternative way for a democracy to function … so, have a little faith, people. We’re off track, but we can get back on track, too.
You live with compromise and argument, or you live under tyranny. Or hey, there’s always Putin, you know? To live in a democratic country, you have to cope with people who do not agree with you.