Patrick Martin, the healthcare legislation is about CONTROL and the loss of freedoms, not healthcare. The loss of freedom will occur because everything you do is tied to healthcare. Pat, did you not find it troubling when Obama used water as a means to bribe two representatives of California to change their vote to yes? The pumps have been turned off by the Federal Government because of environmental concerns of a smelt, a tiny fish. The farms are not being farmed because of the lack of water. So, Obama said he would release some water for their vote. That showed what a true despot he is. It is truly an evil despicable act when people in position of power use water (or food) as a means to bribe someone for political gain. It is an act a third world dictator does to his people.
Al Sharpton said the American people voted for Socialism. Funny, I did not see that on the ballot. Obama did say he was going to transform America and we needed to spread the wealth around. John Dingle said, “… it takes a long time to do the necessary administrative steps ‘to control the people.’” The Communist Dictator Fidel Castro likes it calling it a miracle that healthcare passed. The Republicans and very few Democrats were on the right side of this debate. Stupak and a few other so-called Pro-Life Democrats sold their vote for an executive order from Obama to ban federal funding of abortion. For your information, executive orders are not worth the paper they are written on. They can be ignored, or changed at any time by the current administration or future administrations.
If the healthcare legislation is so GREAT, why did they need to bribe certain Senators and Representatives in order to get them to vote for it? Why did Pelosi say, “We have to pass the bill, to find out what’s in the bill?” Why are the laws not being enforced when both parties state there are billions of dollars in waste and fraud in the system? The American people stood up and opposed this monstrosity, yet they were not heard.
Apparently, you believe in universal health-care and think it is a right. So, who is going to pay for it? It is a want or a need, but not a right. You have a God given right to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. No one is denied healthcare in this country and you wrongfully accused the Republicans of not have any ideas for reforming the system. Here are some ideas: allow insurance companies to offer policies across state lines to compete, tort reform and health savings accounts.
Democrats are divisive and use people as victims and props to push their agenda. They exploited an 11 year old, Marcus Owens who’s mother had died blaming it on her not having insurance even though she received treatment. At the signing event Obama promised everyone immortality when he stated, “I’m signing this for 11 year old Marcellus Owens who lost his mom to an illness, she didn’t have insurance and couldn’t afford the care…So in her memory he has told her story across America ‘so that no other children have to go through what his family has experienced.’” She did receive care and still died. Note to Democrats, “We are all going to die.”
Barack Hussein Obama, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid were all gloating and had an in your face attitude over the passage of the healthcare bill. Democrats like to demonize certain industries and pit one group of people against another. They demonized the oil co’s., banks, doctors, pharmaceuticals, insurance etc. Now they are targeting the Tea Party Protesters, because they want to silence anyone who opposes Obama’s policies. At the rally, at the Capital some black representatives claimed they were called the N-word and spat upon. There is a video that disputes their allegations and in the video it shows one of the representatives was video-taping as they walked through the crowds. They purposely walked through the crowd hoping that something would happen. When nothing racist did, they lied. If their allegations were true they would be showing the video they took of it and the lame-stream media would be looping the video over and over again ala Rodney King.
The Democrats pushed this legislation to create an ever increasing amount of people dependent on the government in order to garner votes to stay in POWER. Government run Social Security and Medicare are going bankrupt. We do not need the government to run the healthcare system.
Obama, in one fell swoop has taken over the healthcare industry (on its way to single payer) and student loans. It’s estimated 30000 jobs in the student loan industry will be lost. Next he is pushing for more regulation on the banks giving more authority to Timothy (Tax Cheat) Geithner over the banks; wherein Geithner could determine if certain banks are doing risky business and shut them down. Cap and Trade is in the hopper and if he can’t get the law passed in the legislature, Obama will have it administered through the EPA, thus going after the energy sector and our personal lives. To increase his voting base he will grant amnesty to the illegal immigrants in this country, with the help of Lindsey Graham. What would the Founding Fathers think of our country then?