Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

Vegan Democrat Dennis Kucinich Agrees To Vote 'Yes' On Health Care Bill

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

The democrats got one step closer to passing their $875 billion health care plan on Wednesday after Dennis Kucinich agreed to vote in favor of the bill.

Kucinich, who did not originally support the initiative, gave the bill his approval after four private meetings with President Barack Obama. “The president’s visit to my district … underscored the urgency of this vote,” Kucinich said. “I have doubts about the bill … [but] I’ve decided to cast a vote in favor of the legislation.”

On Larry King Live, Kucinich spoke in-depth about his decision, expressing his desire to one day see a single-payer option and saying, “I’m hoping that as I work with the President on the next step, we can deal with the issues like diet, nutrition, complimentary alternative medicine — things like that.”

So will Dennis’ vote help pass the bill? We’ll see. A few House Democrats have refused to state their voting intentions and twenty-seven have indicated they will join Republicans in opposing the Senate plan. That still puts opponents 11 votes away from securing the 216 votes needed to prevent the bill from passing.

What do you think about Dennis’ decision? Chime in and share your thoughts!

Check out the Larry King Live video below!

Like us on Facebook:
0 Comments

10,000 Take Over Grant Park for Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival

On Saturday June 10th, ten thousand people helped prove that there’s success in promoting veganism, and tons of fun to be had doing it.

Forbes calls another PETA misstep ‘success’

The only ‘success’ or ‘victory’ for animals is new and continuing vegans.

PIG TRIAL VERDICT: PIGS LOSE, PETA WINS

In short, the lawyers ineptly argued that pigs are not property, and then went on to argue that they are property.