Skip to comments.Obamacare's Hideous History, Recounted
Posted on 07/04/2012 10:15:31 AM PDT by Smokeyblue
Amid John Roberts' craven surrender to "the political branches" on Obamacare -- a bizarre capitulation, at that, since Roberts honored a statute that he hallucinated, but neither Congress nor the president authored nor authorized -- Americans should remember just how many rules, standards, and traditions had to be twisted or bulldozed in order for the [un]Affordable Care Act to become law.
For Obamacare to be enacted in the first place required each of more than a dozen, highly unlikely or even suspect, occurrences or actions. It then took some serious constitutional hocus pocus for it to survive in court. Consider the awful litany:
First, rogue prosecutors, drunk with bloodlust, had to break all sorts of rules in order to secure the conviction of Alaska's U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens. (Stevens, in his hubris, also had to insist on a speedy trial he thought would clear his name before the election of 2008, when in fact it resulted in the conviction that sealed his electoral fate.) Also, Judge Emmet Sullivan, a no-nonsense jurist, had to decide not to declare a mistrial before the verdict despite growing evidence of prosecutorial misconduct. (Sullivan didn't necessarily err; he just didn't have enough proof of misconduct yet. When it came, post-trial, he cracked down fairly hard on the scofflaws.) Had Stevens been re-elected, he presumably would never have voted for Obamacare, which therefore would have failed by one vote even if none of the other, subsequent abominations (as we will discuss) were forestalled.
Second, the Democrats had to succeed in flat-out stealing the election for a Minnesota-based U.S. Senate seat from Republican Norm Coleman. In addition to securing the counting of highly questionable "votes" throughout the recount process, the Democrats also likely benefited from the illegal votes of hundreds of felons.
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No, it is not Howie Carr, when I do listen to him, it is for the “chump change line” that he does around just a little after 5PM. That and the part of which he talks to a vet about pet issues is my two favorte parts of his show on WRKO AM via iTunes radio. :)
The one I am talking about is Ray Donaway and Jim Vicevich via WTIC AM. That is a CT based radio station. :)
Obama will carry some states, but not enough to win. The economy will be the deciding factor.
Like “Who wrote the bill”? Did the Apollo Group/Soros funded group write the bill?
Olympia Snow agreed to let it out of committee so it could be brought to the senate floor for the vote.
You're correct about the economy as the issue (along with OsamaObamaCare) and you could well be correct about Osama returning to Kenya in January.But the point I was trying to make to you was that he'll carry Massachusetts...and not by a narrow margin either.
This law remains utterly illegitimate.”
“the spawn of vile political beasts”
No doubt Obama will carry MA and CT as well.
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