Obama Must Be Prosecuted For Healthcare Fraud
I freely admit that I am not a lawyer. But that notwithstanding, even a person with a cursory understanding of law knows that intentional fraud and deception in business transactions is illegal. That said, how much more so when it pertains to knowingly committing same is president of the United States?
What many of us argued was the case from the very beginning has now been confirmed by Jonathan Gruber, one of Obama’s top architects of obamacare. Tapes have surfaced of Gruber boasting at a 2013 forum at Washington University in St. Louis. Gruber called the American people “stupid” saying: “Lack of transparency is a huge political advantage…and basically, call it the stupidity of the American voter or whatever, but basically that was really, really critical for the thing to pass. Look, I wish…that we could make it transparent, but I’d rather have this law than not.”
The New York Post reported that “Gruber also pointed to deliberate efforts by the administration and congressional backers to include mandates and subsidies for insurance rather than levying what might be called a ‘tax.’” (Obamacare Architect Catches Heat For Calling Voters ‘Stupid’; Geoff Earle; 11/13/14)[adsanity id=8405 align=alignleft /]But Gruber didn’t stop there. He continued: “If you had a law which said that healthy people are going to pay in – you made explicit healthy people pay in and sick people get money, it would not have passed.”
The NY Post also reported that In a tape that aired on Fox News, Gruber refers “to a tax on high-end ‘Cadillac’ health plans that was supposedly going to be paid by insurance companies, but was actually passed on to consumers.” Gruber told the 2013 Washington University forum: “They proposed it and that passed, because the American people are too stupid to understand the difference.”
The definition of ‘Corporate Fraud’ is: “Activities undertaken by an individual or company that are done in a dishonest or illegal manner, and are designed to give an advantage to the perpetrating individual or company.” I would say that Gruber’s revelations are a transpicuous admission of the very definition of corruption, deception, and government fraud.
Obama’s lies pursuant to specifics of obamacare are legion. He repeatedly called those of us who argued the truth of what obamacare portended liars, going so far as to take punitive action against one insurance company for honoring their fiduciary responsibility to their policy holders. He took similar action against corporations that dared to deviate from his script.
Obama’s lies that we could keep our doctors, that our rates wouldn’t go up, that we could keep our policies if we liked them, not to mention his lies of purposeful omission are all on record for anyone to find with a simple Google search. He lied to the public, he lied to Congress, and he had his lawyers lie to the courts.
Congress is comprised of lawyers. The staff of Congressmen are lawyers; shouldn’t at least one of them have raised this issue? To heck with the usual Republican Congressmen who are now doing their usual rush to Fox News where they will pontificate and give great meaningless sound bites that viewers will gobble up as if the sound bites were a Thanksgiving Day feast. (See: Accountability Starts At The Oval Office; Mychal Massie; 10/5/11)
If a business did what Obama, et al knowingly did to pass obamacare, the penalties would be severe. Obama’s lying pursuant to how the taking of our money would be used is comparable to the fraud Bernie Madoff perpetrated. Is Obama above the law and justice that held Mr. Madoff accountable?
And what about the hundreds of millions of dollars that went to the Canadian company CGI for a website that wasn’t working? The same company that has Toni Townes-Whitley as its senior vice-president – the classmate and friend of Michelle Obama. In my column “Website, Smebsite: It’s A Game And The Joke Is On Us” (newdailyrant.wpengine.com; 12/12/13) I raised the specter of covert financial improprieties pursuant to the possibility of a portion of the website money being used as payola to CGI and backdoor money to Michelle Obama. But the Republicans did nothing.
Congress and the courts have involved themselves into everything from high school athletes using steroids, to cigarette companies, to General Motors and their airbags, ad nauseum. All the while Obama has knowingly perpetrated a massive fraud of epic proportions upon We the People and American industry without the least bit of interest shown by congress or the courts.
Richard Nixon was driven from office in shame for actions that do not begin to rise to the level of this healthcare fraud. Enough of the talk. We demand action on behalf of the American people. We need state attorneys general and congress to take immediate action to have Obama punished for defrauding the American people. In fact, I would further argue that the lawyers who argued in support of obamacare also knowingly participated in the lie and that they should be held accountable as well.[adsanity id=11817 align=alignleft /]
About the Author
Mychal S. Massie is an ordained minister who spent 13 years in full-time Christian Ministry. Today he serves as founder and Chairman of the Racial Policy Center (RPC), a think tank he officially founded in September 2015. RPC advocates for a colorblind society. He was founder and president of the non-profit “In His Name Ministries.” He is the former National Chairman of a conservative Capitol Hill think tank; and a former member of the think tank National Center for Public Policy Research. Read entire bio here