06 August 2009

Sick for Profit.

Dear fellow Americans,

What does UnitedHealthcare CEO Stephen Hemsley have to lose if Congress passes real health care reform this year? Well, for starters, his nearly three quarters of a billion dollars in unexercised stock options might lose a few pennies on the dollar. What does Isabella, a four year-old girl in Winsconsin who is physically incapable of eating and has had to be tube fed her entire life, have to gain from healthcare reform? The treatment she needs to live a normal life.

Brave New Films is launching a major new campaign to reveal the truth about the health insurance industry, and we need your help to do it. Contribute $25 today so we can create more campaigns exposing the obscene wealth of the CEOs of Aetna, CIGNA, Humana and WellPoint and the policyholders they've abandoned for profit.

The chance for Isabella to become a normal, healthy child depends on Congress passing healthcare reform this year. But Stephen Hemsley opposes reform, and after making the equivalent of $4,096,815 each and every week of this year, it doesn't take an expert to figure out why.

We need to show the public that the only interests the insurance companies represent are their own. Give $25 today to help Brave New Films expose the truth about what the status quo means for insurance executives, and what it means for the rest of us. Lastly, share your health insurance company story to be posted on our website.

The big insurance companies are lying to the public and turning out right-wing zealots to town halls to yell and scream and incite violence. It's time to take back the terms of this debate. It's time to show America what these insurance CEOs really are: billionaire rip-off artists who are amassing fortunes at the expense of the health and security of working Americans.

Already, our new campaign Sick For Profit is making an impact on the national debate:

Watch Robert on the Ed Schultz show:
Watch Robert in an interview with MSNBC's David Shuster and co-host Tamron Hall:

Robert Greenwald and the Brave New Films team


Thanks for all you do!
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And, remember: TOGETHER, We can make a DIFFERENCE!

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