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Democrats plunge US into Socialism in 219-212 healthcare takeover vote: dozens of Democrats join Republicans opposing bill


A Column by the Editor
web posted March 22, 2010
COLUMN – No matter how you slice the results, over 2/3 of Americans oppose the bill approved by the liberal Democrats in the US House Sunday night. When America showed its repudiation of Obama’s Marxist agenda by throwing out three Democrat “safe states” governors and moreover the election of Sen. Scott Brown to the “Liberal Lion” Sen, Ted Kennedy’s former seat, Obama said he heard the people. Jobs is what they wanted him to concentrate on. So, as a typical dictator, Obama and his liberal left-wing party leaders returned their focus on the healthcare takeover by the federal government. The people be dammed.

Nearly one-third of all practicing physicians may leave the medical profession if President Obama signs current versions of health-care reform legislation into law, according to a survey published in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. If a public option were included in the legislation, as several liberal Senators have indicated they would like, the number would jump to 45.7 percent.

Furthermore, adding 16 million people to the Medicaid rolls will bankrupt states who are suffering from a record drop in revenues with the cost “saved” by the Federal government passed on to the individual states and their taxpayers.

Cal Thomas of FOXNews.com reported, “President Obama again claimed in Saturday remarks to the House Democratic caucus that the bill will reduce the deficit by $1.3 trillion. He must know that isn’t true because the money “saved” from Medicare cuts will go to pay for new spending. Only in Washington can you save money and spend money at the same time.

Addressing critics of the bill, President Obama said no one is “going to pull the plug on grandma.” They won’t have to. Grandma will be denied treatment because she will be too much of a financial burden on government. It’s called rationing. Grandma had better start working out, eating lots of oatmeal and hope she doesn’t get sick. Why do you think the president kept mentioning sick children? It’s because children are the ones who will get the most – and best – treatment. Rahm Emanuel’s brother, Ezekiel, has said government has a right to decide how many health care dollars you are worth. And if children with a lifelong taxpaying potential are worth more than grandma who is taking more from the tax pot than she is contributing, that’s too bad for grandma.”

“Total U.S. debt has soared to an all-time high of 370 percent of yearly economic output. That far exceeds its peak of 300 percent during the Great Depression. Jobs will be lost because of this bill. Already, Caterpiller Company is laying-off workers because it estimates the health care bill will cost the company $100 million,” Thomas said.

House Speaker Pelosi and Pres. Obama place their fingers in their ears proclaiming the childish, “La la la la la, I can’t hear you.”

Hearing the American public in November will be a far different story.

And now that the bill has been passed, 37 states are poised to file lawsuits to challenge the Constitutionality of the bill with the US Supreme Court that supporters contend will end with the takeover being ruled unconstitutional, including the state of South Carolina.

The passage of the bill will increase unemployment according to recent studies by the Heritage group.

“The bill also places new taxes on “the rich”—or, in more realistic terms, small businesses and those who create jobs.  CDA’s dynamic analysis of the bill shows that an average 690,000 jobs per year would be lost due to the effects described.

Americans have recently voiced that Congress’ top legislative priority should be restoring jobs and the economy.  Instead, congressional leaders have focused their agenda on passing the Senate health care bill, which would have the opposite effect of killing jobs growth, suppressing economic growth, and adding to the nation’s already unsustainable levels of federal spending.”

As a further affront to the American people screaming for Pres. Obama to focus on jobs, his next agenda process is to give amnesty to tens of millions of illegal aliens (who will now be covered under their socialist medical takeover) to secure votes for them in the fall elections and certainly in the 2012 election of Obama’s aspects for a second term.

Jobs for working Americans has obviously taken not a back seat on the bus, but has been left ignored at the bus stop.  

Working Americans should just shut up and sit down and pay the bill as the Democrats plunge our nation into bankruptcy to achieve their socialistic European-style of government that is already failing across the globe.

However, American liberals (AKA: Socialists/Marxists) like Obama, Pelosi, and Reid believe the only reason it fails everywhere else is that other liberals are not as smart as they are.

America is at an impasse it cannot avoid. Will the people and the Supreme Court uphold the Constitution or allow these radical left-wing fanatics to take over our nation.

Only time will tell.

Thomas Jefferson is famous for saying that a government powerful enough to give you everything you want is powerful enough to take everything you have.

We have just witnessed that taking place in Washington DC by the far-left radicals that control our congress.

With one vote they have increased the number of Americans that will be subservient to the federal government for their existence by a wide majority while placing the tax burden upon those who work for a living.

Obama has fulfilled his radical agenda towards a complete takeover of the healthcare system. In 2007 he said, “It is my belief that not just politically but economically it is better for us to start getting a system in place, a universal healthcare system, signed into law by the end of my first term as president and build off that system to make it more rational ... By the way, Canada did not start off immediately with a single-payer system, they had a similar transition step ... Transitioning a system is a very difficult and costly and lengthy enterprise. It's not like you can turn on a switch and go from one system to another ... But I don't think that we are going to be able to eliminate employer coverage immediately, there's going to be potentially some transition process ..."

Make no mistake, Obama, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid know, if they control your health - they control you.

Welcome to the United Socialist States of America.






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