Protesters hold tea party in Massapequa

Hundreds of protesters gathered at the Massapequa Long Island Rail Road station Tuesday to rally against proposed health care reform.

The protest, which was part of a national "tea party" movement, criticized the Obama administration?s efforts to renovate the current health care system and include a public option.

George Thompson, 68, who says he?s been protesting health care reform for decades, says any form of care run by the government will be inefficient.

A national tea party is planned for Sept.12 in Washington, D.C.

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