President Obama might be getting everything squared away in D.C. healthcare-wise. But that’s not stopping the good folks at CaliforniaOneCare.org. Their goal is a lofty one, “to educate millions of Californians and build overwhelming public support for single payer universal health care in California.”
So, in order to raise awareness for their cause, they’ve launched the 365 ads campaign. Each day a new video is posted on their site addressing that month’s theme – April is the “Health Care Victim Stories” series.
The videos feature every day people and a host of famous faces including Ken “The White Shadow” Howard, Paula Poundstone, Alan Ruck, Ted “Isaac the Bartender” Lange, and Ed Asner.
Here are a few of our favorites:
Lily Tomlin as Ernestine:
Of course you can submit your own ad, too. Visit the California OneCare site to see how.
One star you definitely won’t be seeing in the 365 Ads campaign – Arnold Schwarzenegger. The single payer legislation has passed both houses of the Caifornia legislature two times, but the Governator vetoed it twice because he believes “health care is not a right.”