I am a registered independent, I always have been. I have voted all over the political map because I don’t think I should have to vote for a party but the person. With the health care debates its hard NOT to see the republican party as the greed supporting evil empire. There have been death threats of people attending meetings, republican operations to disrupt meetings. Look, my late father.. a die hard conservative republican family practice doctor… spend some time as the medical director of an HMO. The result? He resigned the position within 6 months and was a staunch supporter of socialized medicine ever after. So here is my breath of fresh air for the day. Mr Barney Frank….