Aristotle said, “The law is reason, free from passion.” With respect to Chief Justice John Roberts, the quote should be amended to include pusillanimity. After abetting the move to park a Trojan Horse smack in the middle of America the cheers from the bloc to which he bowed so cravenly have ceased. His self-marginalization has resulted in a reputation for weakness as opposed to wisdom, and an image of a jurist wearing a dunce cap to match his flowing black robe, a fitting result for plebian capitulation. Nobody in legal circles can make sense of the discontinuity in his opinion, which in my mind says one thing and one thing only: someone owns him.
By mangling and strangling the facts, and with heretofore unforeseen deceit , calumny, distortion, subterfuge, outrageous sops, and backroom extortion, Mr. Obama paid homage to his socialist mentors and duped and somehow intimidated the rest of swoon-hearted “yea” voters into passing a tax of prohibitive scale while simultaneously giving duplicitous lip-service to improving the economy. I guess there’s nothing like having the artlessly devious Pelosi blackmailing lower level congressional members and a Chief Justice who bends like a sapling in the wind to pull off the ultimate con.
The veiled royal edict has been exposed as an intricate labyrinth of misrepresentations, bald-face lies, and boobie traps injurious to citizens as well as to commerce. Unless repealed in its entirety, the extrication process will be more difficult than originally suspected, and those intimidated into compliance far ahead of its implementation remain financially compromised as well as confused. The incriminated zealots who aided in the levying of this monstrous burden were not shy in offering instinctively inane retorts even after being blatantly exposed as co-conspirators, and have already begun the drumbeat of a paltry justification by asking the Romney camp, “OK. Well, how would YOU handle health care?” Therein is the snare, the false front, the banana in the tail pipe. Why?
It presumes it is the role of government to regulate health care, and by responding, conservatives cede the argument to the radical Left, for without question it is NOT the role of government to control health care anymore than it is for the government to control how Apple makes computers or how Mott’s makes applesauce.
If serious about seeking efficiencies in the delivery of health care instead of controlling it, much less making a Marxist stab at centralizing nearly 20% of the economy, Mr. Obama would have conducted exhaustive studies for 4-6 years, which would have provided at least a modicum of understanding of how the system works. Those studies would have shown why tort reform has resulted in a burgeoning medical industry in Texas, it would show why deregulation within the insurance industry would lower premiums, and ultimately show that the industry, ANY INDUSTRY, will thrive through competition as opposed to being saddled with excessive and politically motivated regulation, ultimately negating the government from politicizing simple, easily understood empirical data and results. No wonder he didn’t go down that path.
After close association with a health care professional for well over a decade I only in recent years have been able to assess the industry with some degree of understanding, which provides a strong basis to frame the ill-intentioned seizure by Obama, as well as the trap he set to suggest that if one side rejects his policies it is incumbent upon those who disagree to offer a modification, implying, of course, that a government alternative is necessary to counterbalance government overreach, which is not unlike hiring a sex offender as a crossing guard.
Too strong? Not strong enough. There is no basis, upon which an argument may be made with any degree of rationality, that suggests the systemically incestuous institution of fools that bankrupted Medicare, Social Security, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and who wish to push its commitment to Medicaid completely to the states could somehow be seen as a solution to a trillion dollar crack pipe dream that not only nobody understands, but no amount of taxation could ever pay for. It is such an insidiously insane proposition and fraught with financial self-incinerating tenets that it shames the Black Widow spider’s ability to spin a web. And now, to entrust the criminally inept element in Congress to somehow show an economic intelligence level over that of the small brained chicken, is to believe that those who are the cause of a problem could somehow be part of its solution.
That brings me to Republican advisors. I mean, where do they find these people? Clearly, there isn’t a criteria, for if there were a criteria they’d all be working at a car wash. Is there not a strategist among the group? Is there not so much as a cohesive message that can be developed and delivered with confidence about the need to shrink the government, to lay out a cogent explanation why the government is not responsible for health care, not only because it is not the role of government, but because a rotating cast of characters in Congress have demonstrated no more fiscal restraint than a college kid with a stolen Visa card. What can be so impossibly difficult about counteracting propaganda?
40% of Americans would vote for Mr. Obama even if he was proven to be a foreign operative, or, God forbid, his attorney general was proven to be a criminal………..He and his proselytes do not recognize 60% of America and never intend to do so. They do, however, hope to narrow that gap by granting rights to aliens in order to swell the number and thereby dilute the percentage of those who reject dictatorial fanaticism. If it works, he wins. If he loses, he has the ingredients for unbridled civil unrest and mayhem, a tenet right out of the Alinsky handbook along with the policy of never discussing issues in lieu of constant ridicule and denigration of anyone who deigns to oppose, and it’s been his modus operandi since Day One.