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Health Care and Guns What Do They Have in Common?
americanthinker.com ^ | 7/17/2016 | Alan Preston

Posted on 07/17/2016 6:39:14 AM PDT by rktman

Our Constitution was ratified on Sept. 17, 1787, 11-plus years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. James Madison wanted to make sure that our unalienable rights were also in the Constitution in order to protect the citizens from the very government they created. It was not until Dec. 15, 1791, that the original Bill of Rights was adopted and made a part of the Constitution.

Anyone who has read the Constitution knows that the words “health care” cannot be found anywhere in that document. It is not in the Bill of Rights. Some people assert that “health care” is indeed one of those unalienable rights found in the Declaration of Independence. Fair enough! So, let’s make that assumption.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2a; banglist; entitlements
Well 'health care' may not be in there specifically, but apparently, since 'abortion' is supposedly in there, one might be able to stretch that to include 'health care'. Yeah, it's right there with the guaranteed right to a $100K/yr job and the right to a 3,000 sq ft house. Not to mention the right to any sort of vehicle you want. Probably close to the part that says you have the right to interfere with other peoples activities anytime you feel like it. Grrrrrr!
1 posted on 07/17/2016 6:39:14 AM PDT by rktman
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To: rktman

Guns are “Preventative Medicine”


2 posted on 07/17/2016 6:46:19 AM PDT by Scrambler Bob (As always, /s is implicitly assumed. Unless explicitly labled /not s. Saves keystrokes.)
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To: rktman
I think those libs jump on the words:

"We the people of the United States, ... promote the general welfare, ... do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. ..."

3 posted on 07/17/2016 6:48:50 AM PDT by SkyDancer ("They Say That Nobody's Perfect But Yet Here I Am")
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To: Scrambler Bob

Nah. I think the meme is “Guns are for killing, health care is for saving”.


4 posted on 07/17/2016 6:49:43 AM PDT by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?!)
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To: rktman

You do not have a right to anything if another person must labor to provide it.


5 posted on 07/17/2016 6:50:35 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Socialism is always just one or a thousand or a million more murders away from utopia.)
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To: Scrambler Bob

The only sure cure for pedophilia and Mohammadism.


6 posted on 07/17/2016 6:55:23 AM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Know Islam, No Peace - No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: rktman
"Health Care" and "Abortion" are some of those "penumbral rights" that I was indoctrinated with taught about in publik skool.
7 posted on 07/17/2016 6:58:22 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: rktman

Big government wants complete control of both.


8 posted on 07/17/2016 7:03:51 AM PDT by airborne (I don't always scream at the TV but when I do it's hockey playoffs season!)
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To: Scrambler Bob

Yup, every once in awhile, someone needs a lead injection.


9 posted on 07/17/2016 7:08:23 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws maintain the status quo now.)
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To: rktman

Ask any soldier who has to go through the VA for healthcare about,”saving”.


10 posted on 07/17/2016 7:14:27 AM PDT by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: Mouton

One of my friends refers to it as “lead implant therapy”.


11 posted on 07/17/2016 7:44:48 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (Socialists are just communists in their larval stage.)
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To: SkyDancer

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I think those libs jump on the words:

“We the people of the United States, ... promote the general welfare, ... do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. ...”
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Yes, as if the Preamble, or the general welfare clause, supersedes the whole of the Constitution (*LIMITED* govt).

They’ve used a few choice clauses to obliterate the meaning of the document, nullifying any/all other conflicting Amendments and clauses: Welfare, which conflicts w/ 4th/5th/13th.

Used to be any/all in conflict were null/void. Course, that was when we still had a Constitutional Republic.


12 posted on 07/17/2016 7:47:56 AM PDT by i_robot73 ("A man chooses. A slave obeys." - Andrew Ryan)
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To: rktman

Drivers and people out in public places in my area seem to have discovered a right to act like @$$holes, then blame me when I react to it. That right must be in the Constitution or Declaration somewhere. I’m just not smart enough to find it I guess.


13 posted on 07/17/2016 7:53:42 AM PDT by Hardastarboard
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It seems that ‘health care’ has become a euphemism for abortion. So yeah, it’s in the Constitution, right there next to ‘separation of church and state’.


14 posted on 07/17/2016 8:12:36 AM PDT by real saxophonist ( YouTube + Twitter + Facebook = YouTwitFace.com)
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To: real saxophonist

Yup. And the comprehension skill scores continue to plummet. So, if your band leader calls for the song to be in b flat minor it must be okay to play it in E maj right? Guess it depends on what your charts say.


15 posted on 07/17/2016 8:17:59 AM PDT by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?!)
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To: SkyDancer

Promote does not mean provide.

They seem to miss that.


16 posted on 07/17/2016 8:18:20 AM PDT by Adder (No, Mr. Franklin, we could NOT keep it.)
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To: Scrambler Bob
Guns are “Preventative Medicine”

I like that,,,, short 'n' sweet. My sun visor states "Guns Save Lives".


IN LIBERTY


17 posted on 07/17/2016 8:38:01 AM PDT by progunner (no compromise)
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To: progunner

I cannot take credit.

When a Medical Huey carried ammo to surrounded troops, out of supplies, in Nam to save them, the pilot was called on the carpet by the CO.

Why did you do this??

Practicing Preventative Medicine, Sir.


18 posted on 07/17/2016 1:26:35 PM PDT by Scrambler Bob (As always, /s is implicitly assumed. Unless explicitly labled /not s. Saves keystrokes.)
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