Beam Me Up – Maybe James Traficant Has the Healthcare Solution

Published Mon, Nov 9 2009 5:06 PM

Pelosi-Care passed the House. I'm sure you've already checked out the RNLA paper on Healthcare Reform. SEIU is lobbying heavy for passage in the Senate, and ACORN has to sit this one out while they wrangle with their latest scandal. Who can save the day? How about former Congressman James "Beam Me Up" Traficant? I wonder why he's holding town hall meetings.

While not offering a specific plan, Traficant urged his audience to join forces with retirees from other companies as well as salaried workers to respond with a strong, unified and collective voice. The issue regarding Delphi retirees has been addressed but must be resolved, he said.

"If it's not a marriage, at least let it be a shotgun wedding. Join forces," Traficant said, referring to collaborating with former LTV Steel and other retirees.

The ousted 17th District congressman, who recently was released from federal prison after serving seven years for various corruption crimes, also implored the Delphi retirees to have clear goals and be strong and assertive when approaching their elected officials.

"Come together and work with Congress and push them to make you whole," he said.


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