Skip to comments.OBAMACARE, A GREAT HOAX OR JUST BAD MEDICINE?
Posted on 01/09/2014 9:20:42 AM PST by Oldpuppymax
Victor Davis Hanson in looking back at 2013 said that Obamacare might take its place alongside Sasquatch, crop circles and the Loch Ness monster as one of the great hoaxes of all time. If only Obamacare was not as pervasive, real and pernicious. Obamacare is real and America is beginning to experience what Politifact labeled as the Lie of the Year.
Before and during the 2012 elections, too many Americans believed the president when he said, if we liked our insurance and our doctor, we could keep them. Pre-existing conditions would be accepted, signing up would be a snap and after all was said and done, we would save $2,500 in annual premiums. Not even sure how that flew in the face of reports around the country that people almost immediately were having their premiums jacked up, by that much and more.
But our president, and his media minions continued to tell us in the face of...
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Neither, it’s attempted theft of the temple of the Holy Spirit. Extortion.
Obamacare — threat or menace?
Obamacare has become a matter of pride for the bellicose left, even though they know as well as anyone that Obamacare is a sack of untenable crap that won’t work. They have built up a mountain of lies to support Obamacare, and they will recycle the lies through the media laundry long enough to get through the next election.
Obamacare just one more step to socialism.
With all due respect to Mr. Martinez, Oldpuppymax had also referenced a previous "Coach is Right" article in FR which pinpointed major constitutional problems with Obamacare.
The previous article indicates that the Supreme Court had officially clarified the following about any federal public healthcare program. Not only have the states never delegated to Congress, via the Constitution, the specific power to regulate healthcare, public healthcare a 10th Amendment-protected state power issue, but Congress is prohibited from laying taxes in the name of state power issues.
State inspection laws, health laws, and laws for regulating the internal commerce of a State, and those which respect turnpike roads, ferries, &c. are not within the power granted to Congress. (emphases added) Gibbons v. Ogden, 1824.
Congress is not empowered to tax for those purposes which are within the exclusive province of the States. Justice John Marshall, Gibbons v. Ogden, 1824.
By ignoring case precedent concerning the constitutionality of any federal public healthcare program, all that the Supreme Court's approval of constitutionally indefensible Obamacare did was to expose the Supreme Court as being corrupt as the other two branches of the federal government.