|This article appears in the August 28, 2009 issue of Executive Intelligence Review.
LPAC Organizer Confronts Rep. Frank
At Town Meeting
This exchange took place at a town hall meeting in Dartmouth, Mass., Aug. 18, when Rachel Brown of the LaRouche Political Action Committee confronted Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) on his support for the Obama Nazi health plan. While this incident was widely covered in the international press, the main part of Brown's statement was censored. Here is the full transcript.
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Rachel Brown: I think the Administration is missing something in these town hall meetings, which is, that it's not just one group. The economy is collapsing. We have 30% real unemployment. Forty-eight states cannot balance their budgets and they are cutting programs to the bone. This is the context under which the Obama Administration says we need health-care reform
Barney Frank: Well, I'll tell ya
Brown: I'm not done. The reason why, is because they say we need to limit Medicare expenditures in order to do that, in order to reduce the deficit. That's the origin of this policy. This is the T4 policy, the Hitler policy in 1939, when he said certain lives are not worth living; certain people, we should not spend the money to keep them alive. Which is exactly what Ezekiel Emanuel has said.
So, my question to you is, one, since this policy is already on its way outit already has been defeated by LaRouchemy question to you is: Why do you continue to support a Nazi policy, as Obama has expressly supported this policy? Why are you supporting it?
Frank: When you ask me that question, I am going to revert to my ethnic heritage, and answer your question with a question: On what planet do you spend most of your time?
Brown: [Inaudible; apparently asks Frank to answer the question.]
Frank: You want me to answer the question? [visibly and audibly enraged; lisp more pronounced:] Yes, you stand there with a picture of the President defaced to look like Hitler, and compare the effort to increase health care to the Nazis. My answer to you is, as I said before: It is a tribute to the First Amendment, that this kind of vile, contemptible nonsense is so freely propagated.
Frank: Ma'am, trying to have a conversation with you would be like trying to have a conversation with a dining room table. I have no interest in doing it.