Posts Tagged ‘Reid’

Is ObamaCare Constitutional???

January 31, 2011

Now the next chapter in the ObamaCare fiasco. 

Judge Rules Health Care Unconstitutional

This is the Federal Judge in Florida that was hearing the case brought by about half of the State AG’s.  Now it will go before the United States Supreme Court. 

The House of Representatives has voted to repeal the Law.  The fate of ObamaCare in the Legislative Branch now rests in the Senate, where Comrade Reid has vowed that repeal will not be voted on.  I suggest that the Republicans in the Senate should drag their feet on this.  Why?  You ask.  Because this case WILL be heard by the Supreme Court no matter what the Senate does.  If the Supreme Court rules that it IS unconstitutional, then ObamaCare, in its entirety, will be null and void.  Why? You ask.  Because either through stupidity, a mistake because it was rushed through the process, or a belief that it was so good that the Democrats did not want to have any chance of future changes by anyone; they left out the Severability Clause.  This means that if one small part of the law is unconstitutional, then the WHOLE law is unconstitutional.  Let the Supreme Court rule on this question.

If (and it is a big IF) the Supreme Court rules that it is not unconstitutional, then the Republicans can offer amendments, and force the Democrats to defend every aspect of the law.  If the Supreme Court rules that it is unconstitutional, then the Republicans do not need to accomplish anything to repeal the law.  The House Republicans need to start drafting a new Health Care Bill.

ObamaCare

March 25, 2010

When I wrote this I KNEW that it would not happen.  I was just hoping that the citizens of the United States of America, at least the ones that vote, would have insisted that the Politicians and everyone involved with enacting ObamaNONCare would have been REQUIRED to use it.

Now we get this.  They EXEMPT themselves from the greatest national health care system in the world.  Does this mean that they think that they can find a better deal.  If so, WHY vote for the bill?  Well, Democrats, what is the answer??

Please, leave your comments and contact your representatives.

Using Reconciliation

March 3, 2010

Should the Democrats use reconciliation in order to enact the ObamaCare nightmare?

It is looking like they might actually be considering this scenario.  In my opinion, they can go for it.  Here is a possibility that they might not have considered.

They pass ObamaCare….yeahhhh.  Then it gets to exist as it is for about 8 months.  Assuming that the reconciliation conference can iron out the differences between the House and Senate almost immediately (which I doubt).  Then we (the American public that does NOT want this government take over of our choices) get to vote in the 2010 elections.  I predict that many candidates will step forward and their whole campaign slogan will be, “I will vote to repeal ObamaCare”.  I predict that a large percentage of these candidates WILL get elected, and then ObamaCare will be repealed faster than President Obama can sign an order to close Gauntanamo (LOL).

So let me repeat, I hope that any elected official, that wants to commit political suicide for NO gain, does so.

Entering a Federal Building under False pretenses…..

February 1, 2010

This article from Big Government has gotten me thinking….

The article is called Possible O’Keefe Explanation: He was an ACORN ‘Secret Shopper’.  The part that really intrigues me is the brief description of a Law that was allegedly broken.  It states:

The relevant portion is 18USC § 1036 , which states:

Whoever, by any fraud or false pretense, enters or attempts to enter—
(1) any real property belonging in whole or in part to, or leased by, the
United States;(bold is mine)

shall be punished as provided in subsection (b) of this section.

(b) The punishment for an offense under subsection (a) of this section is—
(1) a fine under this title or imprisonment for not more than 10 years, or
both, if the offense is committed with the intent to commit a felony; or
(2) a fine under this title or imprisonment for not more than 6 months, or
both, in any other case.

Now follow along with my thinking.  If anyone enters, or attempts to enter, a Federal Building (i.e. the White House, the Senate Building, The House of Representatives, etc.) under false pretenses, or fraud, they are breaking this law

Does this mean, say for instance, if an elected official enters a federal building in order to help themselves and their friends, instead of the people they represent, that they are breaking the law.  Or, if someone were to lie in order to get elected, and then enters a federal building, where they break their “promises”, that they are breaking the law.  Or, if someone were to cheat on their taxes while being paid in one of these federal buildings, they are breaking this law as well.

I’m just askin’….

The AARP Scam

December 18, 2009

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).  Another SCAM on the American PUBLIC, including, but not limited to,  RETIRED people.

If you are a member of AARP, ASK them where YOUR money goes? 

Here is a hint, NOT to help YOU.  AARP is endorsing the new Democratic Health Care plan(s) for cold, hard cash.  AARP does not even NEED you to be a member any longer.  AARP is making more money from selling insurance and our “GOVERNMENT” than they get from members.  By endorsing the Democrat Health Care plan(s), they will INCREASE their income from insurance.  This INCREASE in insurance premiums will come from YOU, because of reductions in Medicare and Medicaid.

If I have not been clear, let me try again.  AARP wants the “Governement” to reduce Medicare and Medicaid, so that, Seniors (retired persons) will find it necessary to purchase (spend more of their own money) insurance to cover the reductions.  AARP will only be only too happy to provide this insurance.

If you do not want to believe me, do your own research.  You can start here.

I have also called these plans the Democrat Health Care plan(s), because that is what they are.  They have not worked with anyone, but a select few (not even all the Democarts are involved) to draft these “plans”. 

Also, how can AARP endorse a plan without reading it??  How do I know they have not read it, you ask.  Because even the Senators and Representatives that are voting on the plans, have NOT even SEEN the plans, let alone read them.

Call your representatives, tell them to read the bills, AND explain them to YOU!!!!  What will it cost YOU if you do nothing????

Call me Skeptical

November 18, 2009

Let’s say that the House Health Bill that has passed is GREAT for America.  And let’s say that the estimate that has been made is perfect and that is what the Bill WILL cost.  Hoorah!!!!!  End of story!!  Congratulations are due to the Democrats and LONE Republican that voted FOR the Bill.

What if…??????

What if they are WRONG?  I know, I know, congress has NEVER been wrong in the past, but…..What if???

Here is another solution, as opposed to the one I wrote here.  Put an Amendment in the Bill that states:

IF the cost is greater than the accepted estimate, then the money to pay the excess cost first comes from the Representatives and Senators that voted FOR the Bill.  This can come from their salary, savings, investments, or estates, whether or not they are still in those positions.  NO money, above the accepted estimate, will come from any place other than the ones who voted FOR the Bill until they, or their estates, have $0 in assets.  Any money that they have donated or given away is also subject to seizure, this includes spouses money, heirs money, charity, loan payments, or political activities.

Let me know what you think.

P.S. Send a pink slip to your representatives here.

Health Care Reform Bill/Obamacare

November 3, 2009

If you have read any of the entries that I have done concerning the Health Care Reform Bills that have been passed around our government, like love notes in first grade (don’t let the teacher voters see), then you know how I feel about them.  This entry is a call to OUR representatives and senators who will vote on them.

Lets add an amendment to whatever bill (Pelosi, or Reid, or Baucus, or Obama favorite) gets voted on to set a time limit/cost limit.  If the bill is “scored”, by the CBO, to ONLY cost $800 BILLION (or $1 TRILLION, or $1.2 TRILLION, or whatever the number) then if the cost reaches that number BEFORE the time, say ten years, THEN the bill/law will EXPIRE.  If the “score” turns out to be high (I am extremely SKEPTICAL) then the bill/law will continue.

“They can’t do that”, you say!!!  I say that they CAN do this.

Think about the latest Bush TAX CUTS!!!!  They will expire at the end of this year, without OUR represenatives or senators doing anything.  Hey wait, that is what they are doing now!!!   NOTHING!!!!

Lets put a “phase out” on this legislation of five years.  If it works the American people/voters will have no problem reinstating it.

President Obama is a GENIUS…

July 31, 2009

CLANK, CLANK, CLANK…..
Please make sure your lap bar and seat belts are securely fastened and please keep your hands inside the car for the entire ride…..
CLANK, CLANK, CLANK…..

That is the sound of the roller coaster that we are now on.  DO NOT worry about the budget deficit or any of the “money” that the USA currently owes, President Obama and friends are going to make it so SMALL that we will have no trouble paying it off.

I know, I know, all you hear about is how large the National Debt is getting.  I mean, $1 TRILLION dollars SOUNDS like a lot of “money”.  But, is it really??  In 1960, $1 million dollars was a lot of money.  Heck, in 1990 $1 million dollars was still large.  In 2000, I would argue that billion became the new million.  Even Forbes listing of the richest people no longer includes multi-millionaires.  Soon, trillion will be the new million.

With spending (National Health Care, Energy Cap and Trade, Stimulus I, Stimulus II, etc.) that President Obama, the Democratic Congress and the Democratic Senate are trying to FORCE upon the American public, the deficit is getting out of control.  Bernanke says that He can remove the excess “money”, that He has been printing 24/7 as fast as the printers will run for the past 8 months, from the system AS SOON AS it is needed in order to ELIMINATE the threat of INFLATION.  For the moment, let’s assume that He CAN do this.  Does He believe that EVERY central banker in the world CAN do the same thing.  At this point almost every country in the world is flooding the system with currency. (at least $800 BILLION from the USA, at least $500 BILLION from China, at least $70 BILLION from England, at least $370 BILLION from the European Union, at least $80 BILLION from Russia, at least $154 BILLION from Japan, at least $47 BILLION from Canada, etc.).

In my opinion, we are heading for a dose of inflation, that may even turn into HYPERINFLATION.  This is the type of inflation that means you add a ZERO to anything that deals with money, basically overnight.  That $3 gallon of milk now costs $30, that $40 dollar tank of gas now costs$400, that $6 lunch at McD’s now costs $60….you get the picture.  When this happens, our National Debt will NOT go up as fast.  See how SMALL it is getting?

Do not worry about what will happen to you when your wages/salary do not increase as fast as inflation, the government will take care of you.

Remember when President Obama lied said that He would NOT raise taxes for anyone making less than $250,000.  He is almost correct.  First, he is going to raise taxes, and then…….wait for it………..you will be making MORE than $250,000.  How is that going to happen?  Remember when I said you add a ZERO to anything that deals with money?  If you are making $25,000/year now, soon that will be the same as making $250,000/year.  See how SMALL the National Debt is getting?

Here is the best part.  Right now, the top 10% of earners pay 71% of the federal income tax collected, and 32% do not pay ANY federal income tax.  After we add a zero to everyone’s pay, the bottom 32% will START to pay taxes (FINALLY), because the tax code is NOT adjusted for inflation.  See how SMALL the National Debt is getting?

But, do NOT worry what is going to happen to you during the transition.  It might get a little bumpy for YOU personally, but the National Debt is getting so SMALL!!! 

President Obama and friends are GENIUSES!!!

CLANK, CLANK, CLANK…..enjoy the ride!!!!