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Hollow Shell of Our Fathers

Posted by foundersfreedom on December 21, 2009

As I sat awake at 2 AM checking the result of the Senate cloture vote on their version of health insurance “reform” (though I’m not sure anyone has actually seen it), I have to think back to my previous post, ‘Line in the Sand.’

It appears the best health care system will be solidly on that slippery slope toward government take-over and its impending mis-management and rationing as it occurs everywhere it exists. No one but those who now have to own this vote believe this will improve care, save money, prohibit paying for the killing of babies, and not cover illegals.  Some polls show well over 50% don’t trust Congress to make ANY changes and a CNN poll showed over 60% didn’t want this as proposed. I’m convinced that most of them know it’s a lie and the endgame is very much different than stated.

But that’s not all.  Despite the coolest summer in our history, thousands of emails exposing the attempts to exclude data that didn’t fit the agenda, thousands of scientists questioning that human activity is causing the earth to warm,  and amidst massive snowstorms in several parts of the globe, a world summit took place that was hell-bent on doing something about this supposed warming. 

Colored by rants from the likes of Hugo Chavez against the evils of capitalism, cheered enthusiastically by the way, there was mostly haggling over how certain “poor” countries could legally steal money from the Americans and Europeans under a global agreement.  Even though no agreement was crafted, our own Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, proposed giving $100 BILLION per year to the cause. Surely this was under the authorization of the White House.  Better keep those Treasury printing presses on.

Now comes the one that may break the camel’s back.

A member of the House of Representatives again raised the desire to grant a “pathway to citizenship,” a pretty name for amnesty, despite multiple millions of real Americans being out of work and no end to the unemployment line in sight.  He actually said it could help us to do that.   But that is not the real evil that is lurking behind immigration “reform.”

The evil is not the loss of more jobs or the cost of covering their medical expenses.  We’re already experiencing that and have been for many years.  The evil will lie in loss of representation.

Imagine that ten to twenty million (or more – who knows?) illegals, by the waving of the Democrats’ magic wand, are deemed to be citizens of the United States. Yes, people who don’t know or care about our culture or identity, don’t speak our language and soon to receive “free” health coverage, welfare and social security benefits will have a huge say in who will represent us in Congress and especially the White House.  All by sneaking over our wide-open borders.  Which party do you suppose a vast majority will vote for? One that encourages personal responsibilty (or used to) or the one that will give them everything they’ve lacked in their home country, plus some?  The likes of the last two nail-biter elections will never be seen again.  My vote will become worthless. We will never be able to overcome that vote deficit. And all by the stroke of a pen.  Representatives won’t listen to us any more on amnesty than they have on the health care debate. Why should they? There will be a Senator prostitute him/herself once in a while for extra goodies, but they have all the votes needed to pass anything they want.  A proud, smiling, and willing World Citizen is in the White House to sign every piece of insidious legislation.

Amnesty will encourage even more immigration from all over the world, further multiplying its effect.  It means we will never be able to elect a conservative President ever again.  To anyone who thinks that sounds ridiculous, I’m open to hearing how you think that can occur, let alone how you think that it will occur. I argue that it cannot. Benjamin Franklin said,” When the people figure out they can vote themselves money, it heralds the end of the Republic.”  It appears we have reached that tipping point. I pray that I’m wrong and that it’s been just the coincidence of several unfortunate events.

And I finally arrive at the premise of the title.  Are we no longer Americans?  Have we become the hollow shell of the Founding Fathers? Are we like the once-proud British who have given up the fight? Succumbing to One World socialist EU rule and Islamic immigration jihad, the nation that one hundred years ago ruled nearly half the planet is on the verge of losing it’s identity forever. 

America is under assault by those same forces, and to be perfectly honest, I thought the UK was a full 10 years ahead of us.  But the events of 2009 indicate we are much closer than we could have ever imagined.  The world (with the help of the likes of George Soros) has us in their sights and are pulling out all the stops to take us down financially, and as the last bastion of freedom and self-determination.   A New World Order cannot allow our belligerence to stand.  We must submit for the world to be an equitable place for all (meaning subsistence for all but the ruling elites).

We have run out of sand.  The line, if it’s to be drawn again, will have to be somewhat final.  The domestic enemy is one step away from controlling our very essence and our lives through both health “reform” and environmental legislation.  We will be forced to weigh the right amount, eat the right food, exercise the right amount, drive the right vehicles, set our thermostats at the right temperature and on ad infinitum or we will be punished.

Does that sound like America?  Is our patriotism all just bluster?   There are millions of dead and wounded that fought for freedom on foreign lands.  We are about to spit in their faces.  Can we look our soldiers in the eye and say we support them when we won’t even step up to the plate with our cowardly representatives? 

Many very wise people are saying that our economy could go south again. How bad does it have to get before things turn ugly?  For those that are dependent on government for their every need, it may not take much once the checks shrink or disappear.  I’ve spoken with several veterans lately and they tell me explicitly that they see what a powder keg we’re living in. I don’t fear our military, current or former. I also don’t fear LOCAL law enforcement.  They are our neighbors and friends.  They want the same things we want: freedom and opportunity for themselves and, more importantly, for their children and grandchildren. Please take time to talk to them.   They also tell me they took an oath to protect and defend the Constitution and all have said they did not recant.  We should stand shoulder to shoulder for our Constitution and our way of life.  We owe them much, much more.

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The Tide is turning

Posted by foundersfreedom on August 19, 2009

Wow, I miss pontificating here, but the time spent with the Cincinnati 912 Project and the Tea Party is giving me the hope that we CAN and WILL stop the madness in DC.  All the efforts of Patriots across the US seem to be paying off. 

We may have dodged the immediate bullet on health care “reform” but we will never stop and now we will push back . Those that have so willingly attached themselves to the Obama agenda are very certainly marked people, in the political sense – for you Lefties who take any resistance to your socialist agenda as physically dangerous.

The real America has awakened and we are not only going to work very hard to remove those that hate American principles, but replace them with people that will begin to reverse the process.

Everyone has now seen the real Obama, not the media version of him and most don’t like what we see.  The take-over of private business and this attempt at taking over health care and strapping us with environmental nonsense is being seen for what it is – the beginnings of a totalitarian regime. Under Obama?  Maybe not, but how long until the next “One” comes along?

We pledge our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor to maintain this last bastion of freedom for our children and grandchildren.  Even for those around the world who have longed to live half as free as we have. 

God continue to show mercy and favor to your people.

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If you must assert your right to die, find the nearest tall bridge…

Posted by foundersfreedom on May 2, 2009

..and leave our doctors out of it.   Can’t we be responsible for anything anymore?

From World Net Daily. Montana judge’s decision may require physicians to kill patients requesting such “services” even if against the Hippocratic oath, their conscience, or their religion.

The arogant and spiteful progressives / “liberals” continue to mock our consciences and our belief in something beyond what we see with our eyes.  Their absolute disdain for people of faith is frightening and they are getting more and more bold.

There are plenty of  evil doctors willing to rip babies apart up to the time of birth, let them do it. To force a dissenting physician is beyond unconscionable.  There is much more to this than the obvious over-stepping of judicial authority. These people are NOT required to stay with any doctor if they aren’t receiving the care they expect. Isn’t that the way it used to be? Univeral health care may just be the “cure” for such poor business practice.  

We are being bombarded with moral relativism, or rather moral equivalence, of every type of behavior.  The desire is to relegate us to our churches or little enclaves and  to keep our views out of public spaces.   

The progressives / socialists / Marxist s have to eliminate religion from the masses in order for it to be fully implemented. Remember the failed Soviet Union?   Religion was all but non-existent, at least in public.  A minimal search of Marx, Lenin or any other true socialist will give you a good glimpse of where all this is taking us – and by design.  The writing is on the wall (oops – a biblical reference). Are you reading it?

Any bets on who this judge voted for in the last election? 

Physicians in Montana could be facing “kill-on-demand” orders from patients who want to commit suicide if a district court judge’s opinion pending before the state Supreme Court is affirmed.

The case has attracted nominal attention nationwide, but lawyers with the Christian Legal Service have filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the pending case because of what it would mean to doctors within the state, as well as the precedent it would set.

The concern is over the attack on doctors’ ethics and religious beliefs – as well as the Hippocratic oath – that may be violated by a demand that they prescribe deadly chemicals or in some other way assist in a person’s death.

M. Casey Mattox, a lawyer with the CLS, told WND that states allowing a “right to die” across the country – Oregon and Washington – include an opt-out provision for physicians with ethical or religious opposition to participating in killing a patient.

Physicians in Montana could be facing “kill-on-demand” orders from patients who want to commit suicide if a district court judge’s opinion pending before the state Supreme Court is affirmed.

The case has attracted nominal attention nationwide, but lawyers with the Christian Legal Service have filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the pending case because of what it would mean to doctors within the state, as well as the precedent it would set.

The concern is over the attack on doctors’ ethics and religious beliefs – as well as the Hippocratic oath – that may be violated by a demand that they prescribe deadly chemicals or in some other way assist in a person’s death.

M. Casey Mattox, a lawyer with the CLS, told WND that states allowing a “right to die” across the country – Oregon and Washington – include an opt-out provision for physicians with ethical or religious opposition to participating in killing a patient.

Montana’s situation, created late last year in a decision from First District Court Judge Dorothy McCarter in the Baxter et al. v. Montana case, is different. There is no provision for a doctor to refuse such “treatment” for a patient.

Just how did America arrive at a court case ordering doctors to help a suicide? Read it in “The Marketing of Evil: How Radicals, Elitists, and Pseudo-Experts Sell Us Corruption Disguised as Freedom”

In that case, Robert Baxter, 75, a retired truck driver from Billings who suffers from lymphocytic leukemia, filed the lawsuit along with four physicians in the state’s district court system. They were aided in the case by the assisted suicide advocacy group Compassion & Choices, formerly known as the Hemlock Society.

Baxter told the organization’s magazine that society already provides death when animals are suffering.

“I just feel if we can do it for animals,” Baxter said, “we can do it for human beings.”

The CLS, joined by the Christian Medical Association, yesterday filed briefs asking the state Supreme Court to protect the conscience rights of healthcare professionals.

The groups, representing more than 18,000 Christian medical and legal professions, are urging the court to reverse the district court’s decision and recognize a right not to participate in assisted suicide.

“The trial court’s decision to create a constitutional right to ‘obtain assistance from a medical care provider in the form of obtaining a prescription for lethal drugs’ threatens the rights of healthcare professionals and institutions that hold sincere ethical, moral, and religious objections to participating in the intentional killing of their patients,” Mattox said.

“Medical professionals should not be coerced to violate the Hippocratic Oath in order to practice in Montana,” he said.

If a “right to die” is to be recognized, it should be developed from the people through the legislative process, not imposed by a single judge, the brief also argues.

The district decision, the groups also point out,  would seriously undermine the relationship between doctors and patients. Patients could be uncomfortable knowing their doctor had provided a lethal dose to another patient, and doctors would have concerns about such demands from patients.

“At a time when states are experiencing a healthcare shortage, making Montana the only state in the union to coerce professionals to assist in suicides could jeopardize the state’s healthcare system,” Mattox said.

He told WND that the effort clearly is part of a nationwide agenda to impose and mandate ethical standards on Americans. Similar are the Obama administration’s suggestions that that pharmacists may not have the right to refuse to dispense abortion-inducing medications, and doctors may not have a conscience right to refuse to do abortions, he said.

“I don’t know where it’s coming from, but there is certainly a push from government to tell people to set aside religious or ethical qualms and to abide by whatever the government tells you is appropriate,” he said.

Mattox said the state still has several weeks to file its briefs in the Montana case, and then there will be further arguments on behalf of requiring doctors to provide terminal treatment.

“A mentally competent, terminally ill Montanan should have the right to choose a peaceful death, when confronted by death,” Kathryn Tucker, Compassion & Choices director of legal affairs, told KTVQ-TV, Billings.

But Montana Assistant Attorney General Anthony Johnston disagrees.

Johnston told the television station, “The laws governing the medical profession say the medical profession is to heal, not to kill.”

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The Audacity of Obama lll – we NEED trillion dollar deficits to recover?

Posted by foundersfreedom on March 24, 2009

Nope, didn’t watch the press conference, like I didn’t watch the inauguration or anything else he’s on. I know what his teleprompter will tell him to say.  Same thing Clinton said when he wanted to blow a bunch of money; we need to make investments in (place liberal program here).

While the holders of huge amounts of our debt are asking us to get our act together, our President is selling $TRILLION deficits as far as the eye can see and says it’s all for our own good.  It takes a certain chutzpah to say that with a straight face and The O has it.  How else did he get elected?

What part of the growing call to create a new world currency does he not understand?  He’s throwing out more money in a year than most countries take in in a couple decades.  Money that is backed only by the breeze stirred up by the presses that print it – nothing more (unless you think the “full faith and credit of the United States” still means something). Monetizing the latest trillion dollar fix means that we owe it to ourselves.  That’s gotta be better than owing other countries, right?  What, Mr. President, will this do to the value of our dollar?  The world wants to dump it before it is totally worthless.   Saul Alinsky must not have covered that one.

An ideologue is an ideologue regardless of the circumstance, and Mr. Obama will not let this perfectly good crisis go to waste.  Pile on the health care, cap and tax to address the climate change hoax and the nebulous, ethereal alternative fuels investments (the magical answer to all our worries that no one’s managed to name yet). 

Just saw on the news that O’s approval rating is still dropping.  Zogby has it at 50% even.  Burning political capital like a great big V8 powered SUV.  He knows this window is closing fast. America is waking up.   To save his lifelong dream of creating a socialist Utopia he’s throwing caution to the wind.  So far Washington still seems to be ignoring us out here, but that is changing.  Find a vehicle, be it Glenn Beck’s 912 project, grassfire.org or other that’s fighting back and get on board.  If We the People don’t roar and light our Reps butts on fire America, as we’ve known her, is done.

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Which do you think is the more believable scenario for the UAW?

Posted by foundersfreedom on February 15, 2009

Talks have stalled between the automakers and the UAW.  That leads me to ask a very poignant question.  Which do they prefer,  bankruptcy wherein many more may be laid off, or sadly for America and capitalism, a government take-over?

I have to assume that the union members don’t want their employers out of business, though sometimes their actions make one rethink that.  The confidence with which they continue to balk at Big 3 offers means they must have a trump card to prevent their complete demise.  My thinking is that they know the federal government will not let them fail. 

The UAW leadership is in the tank with the Democrats, the contentious issue is the health care costs of retirees, and the new administration has designs on nationalizing the health care system.  This leads to two different scenarios that end up in the same place.

If the auto companies are allowed to file for bankruptcy, the Democrats, who run all 3 branches now, will likely put the health care burden on  the backs of the taxpayers rather than leave their base in the cold.  The other option is a government take-over the companies and the health care costs again will be covered by the taxpayers by default.  Either way, the unions have nothing to lose.  Why should they give anything back at this point?

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In this Reuters story

By Kevin Krolicki and Poornima Gupta

 

DETROIT (Reuters) – Talks between the United Auto Workers and General Motors Corp central to a turnaround plan for the struggling automaker have broken down over the issue of retiree healthcare costs, a person briefed on the talks said on Saturday.  A parallel set of talks between Chrysler LLC and the UAW over similar concessions were continuing over the weekend but little progress had been made, a person briefed on those negotiations said.  The breakdown of talks at GM and the stalled negotiations at Chrysler come with just three days remaining until both automakers must submit new restructuring plans to the U.S. government as a condition of the $17.4 billion in federal aid that has kept them both operating since the start of the year.

 “It doesn’t seem like the stakeholders are really prepared to give a whole lot,” said independent auto industry analyst Erich Merkle. “It’s a high-stakes game of poker right now.”

 If GM cannot win agreement from the UAW and creditors to reduce its debt, analysts say the Obama administration will face a politically tough choice: either pump billions of dollars more into the struggling automaker or steer it toward bankruptcy as some critics of the bailout have urged.
What about the take-over option?

 

UAW negotiators walked away from talks being held near GM’s Detroit headquarters on Friday night because of differences over how to pay the health care costs of retirees, the person familiar with the talks said.

 

Under Chief Executive Rick Wagoner, GM has resisted suggestions that it would be better able to restructure under a court-supervised bankruptcy.

[…]

The UAW is owed some $20 billion by GM, money pledged to a healthcare trust for retirees. The union faces demands that it surrender its claim to half of that amount in exchange for stock in a recapitalized GM under the terms of the federal bailout for the automaker.

[…]

GM and the UAW agreed to create the retiree health-care fund as part of a 2007 labor agreement the automaker hailed at the time as a way for it to shift a crippling liability from its balance sheet. But the steep slide in U.S. auto sales in late 2008 overwhelmed GM’s attempts to cut costs and raise cash on its own, leaving it unable to survive without federal loans and unable to fund its commitment to the union trust fund.
For his part, UAW President Ron Gettelfinger has balked at saddling retired workers with additional risk by taking devalued GM stock instead of cash.
So the unions, complicit in the financial hardship of the automakers, won’t help the Big 3 by accepting some stock in lieu of cash because the value of the stock has dropped due to said financial hardship the unions were complicit in.  Talk about your catch-22.

[…]

A bankruptcy filing would allow GM to rework its contracts with creditors, the UAW, dealers and its suppliers. But it would also mean even steeper job losses. GM, Chrysler and Ford Motor Co have cut 250,000 jobs since the start of the decade and are looking to cut more.

 A bankruptcy by one of the U.S. automakers could also trigger a wave of failures among parts suppliers. That industry is seeking $18.5 billion in federal aid and has warned that 1 million jobs could be lost if the industry collapses.
Thus, the government will likely not allow them to fail.  The ones with the most to lose are the taxpayers.

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US Senate Democrats open the door for Universal Health Care – here’s your “stimulus”

Posted by foundersfreedom on February 10, 2009

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“All Americans should have the same excellent health care that Congress gets!”

th_daschle1  “That’s right, Ted.  But that’s really too expensive.  I say at age 67 we cut ’em off.  Not us, everybody else.” 

The Senate just passed their version of the so-called stimulus bill with the help of three liberal Republicans.  Hardly bi-partisan, but it did pass.

We just found out last night that this monstrosity contains a provision for kicking the door wide open to implement the onerous universal health care we’ve been hearing about for years.

Under the title of  National Coordinator of Health Information Technology, a deceptive title since it goes beyond technology to insert into actual treatments and effectiveness, The National Coordinator’s duties include the following:

(1) ensures that each patient’s health information is secure and protected, in accordance with applicable law;

(2) improves health care quality, reduces medical errors, and advances the delivery of patient-centered medical care;

(3) reduces health care costs resulting from inefficiencies, medical errors, inappropriate care, duplicative care, and incomplete information;

(4) provides appropriate information to help guide medical decisions at the time and place of care;

(5) ensures the inclusion of meaningful public input in such development of such infrastructure;

(6) improves the coordination of care and information among hospitals, laboratories, physician offices,and other entities through an effective infrastructure for the secure and authorized exchange of health care information;

(7) improves public health activities and facilitates the early identification and rapid response to public health threats and emergencies, including bioterror events and infectious disease outbreaks;

(8) facilitates health and clinical research and health care quality;

(9) promotes early detection, prevention, and management of chronic diseases;

(10) promotes a more effective marketplace, greater competition, greater systems analysis, increased consumer choice, and improved outcomes in health care services, and

(11) improves efforts to reduce health disparities. 

Okay, so computerizing and centralizing American’s health records is to be able to secure and protect it?  Only in Washington where personal FBI files of your opposition can end up in the hands of certain strategic people.

This Coordinator sitting in DC will “help guide medical decisions at the time and place of care” because he/she obviously will know better than your doctor how to treat what ails you.  I don’t think God is looking for a job.  And they will coordinate care from hospitals to labs to your doctor’s office.  How big of a bureaucracy will that take?  There’s your 4 million jobs saved or created! 

There’s really no sense in going on with any analysis of what this says. We know where it’s leading.

What frosts me and millions of others is the way it was hidden and hurried through the process without real, honest and open debate.  It’s quite obvious that Daschle, Kennedy, Obama and their cohorts knew that resistance would build quickly once the light of day shone upon it.  This is nothing new except for the scope of what they are trying to do – take over one seventh of the American economy after effectively taking over the banking system.  But, since the socialists/ leftists run the show, the best we can do is pound on our representatives and hope and pray they do the right thing and vote against it.  This backroom political end run around the people of this country is unforgiveable and decidely Chicagoesque.  Mr. Obama learned well. 

I do believe that Obama has opened this can of worms too soon. Many millions of us knew his intentions before his election, but now the mask is off for many others who were just wanting to get rid of George Bush.  This is NOT the change they were looking for. 

We knew this fight was coming sooner or later in this administration, so we’ll make sure the President has to burn as much political capital as possible right from the get-go.  Bring it on.

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Paradise lost – California

Posted by foundersfreedom on January 17, 2009

California should secede from the US. That way they can make it legal to marry trees or mice or anything else one might find attractive.  They could outlaw flatulence and breathing along with the carbon fuel vehicles to insure their part of the planet is healthy.

They could welcome the huddled masses, those huddled at the border waiting for nightfall so they can sneak in and take from their largesse.

They could outlaw Christianity, or all religions should they choose, and Conservatism.  Moral judgment? Gone! What a great place to live! 

They could give free health care to everyone And even include their pets!

And it wouldn’t cost the rest of us a dime!  What do you think, California?

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It appears the Golden State is losing its luster.  More people left California in 2008 than moved there. 

Here’s the story at Fox

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,479704,00.html

What could possibly be the reason for that? I can think of a couple:
1.  The confiscatory taxes
2.  The massive number of non-English speaking residents
3.  Oppressive environmental regulations.
4. The failing, yet expensive, school systems.
5. The exorbitant cost of housing. 
6. The cost of paying for health care of illegals.
7. Motor voter laws.

California, the poster child of liberal governance, is bankrupt and is in line for my tax dollars.  Yet they continue to welcome illegals and offer them welfare and health care benefits.  Companies are moving out to get away from the environmental Nazi state and the taxes, putting a strain on public budgets.

If California wants MY money to sustain their insanity, I’m going to have a problem with that.  It’s so much a microcosm of the federal govt., but those running things are oblivious to the chaos they are creating.  It’s quite obvious the best and the brightest are not in control.

Will California get their bailout?  I imagine they will.  52 electoral votes that always go to the Dems.  Kind of like the unions.  A breeding ground for new liberals to self-perpetuate and continue the cycle of madness. 

This same scenario is now being played out across the country as a whole.  Amnesty for illegals will lead to voting rights.  Tax cuts to those who don’t pay taxes (the new name for welfare).  Universal health care.  Punitive environmental laws.  Trillion dollar budget deficits as far as the eye can see.

Wow. Will people start looking for a new country to live in? Perhaps.  Here’s some info from Heritage that could help us in finding the “next America,” as sad as it makes me to say that. 

This is an index showing where economic freedom is most abundant – and America is sliding down the list.

http://www.heritage.org/index/.

How far down will we let our elected officials take us?  Are we too complacent to care?  Are we too demoralized to think we can change anything?  I pray to the God of heaven for an awakening.

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Will this be the end of the “free market” health system?

Posted by foundersfreedom on January 17, 2009

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Not that it’s been a free market system for a long time, hence the problems we do have.  These are reparable in ways that involve govt. getting out, but we know that’s not how it’s done theses days.

The onerous Ted kennedy, who many of us hoped was finished in the Senate, is coming back again with his universal health care proposals. It’s like a nightmare that you cannot wake from – Ted AND universal health care.

This man has to be one of the MOST un-American people inside OR outside of the government.  He has bashed our soldiers, President, the church, gay rights opponents, walked unscathed, physically and LEGALLY from leaving  a girl who was not his wife to die in flooded car, yet he’s heralded as a wonderful public servant?

This guy makes me want to … never mind, fill in your own blank.

Will the spineless Republicans stand and fight against it another time, or out of deference for Teddy’s “service,” do as they are accustomed to – whimper, make a couple public statements against it and go back to the club,  golf course, or other benign place and say they didn’thave the votes to stop it? Helped along by the bipartisanship czar John McCain.  Remember him?

The Senate Republicans won’t have the votes to stop it but they have the ear of the American majority who see what government does TO sectors of American life and not FOR those sectors.  But as with most politicians, they are so far removed from reality and the American people they don’t recognize their voices.

The politicians that implement the program for us WILL NOT be subject to it regardless of what they say.  They will have their special privileges, likely for life, and will justify it with their own self-importance.  We will be the ones who will be left to die when we’re 80 years old and need heart surgery or kidney dialysis.  Our children that need special care due to genetic defect or accident will be the ones denied because their quality of life may not improve and they’ll just be a burden on the system.  It’s all about the system.

Read the article at Fox News.  We need to get our voices back up and running.  The new President is way on board with this and much much more.  We were able to stop the Amnesty bill (and it’s coming back too) with a unified effort so we can’t lose heart in these dark days. 

America is worth fighting for, but much longer in the hands of these people and I’m afraid it may be lost without something very drastic and only comes along every couple hundred years.

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