In a bombshell report, the Wall Street Journal has gotten Obama advisers -- some on the record, others anonymous -- talking about the internal debate over the president´s false guarantee that Americans could keep their insurance plan if they liked it, under Obamacare. In the end, politics trumped the truth. (snip)One official who remains anonymous: "You try to talk about health care in broad, intelligible points that cut through, and you inevitably lose some accuracy when you do that," the former official said. The former official added that in the midst of a hard-fought political debate "if you
I wonder how Supreme Court Justice John Roberts feels now that he knows that his awful, misguided decision to approve of ObamaCare was based on nothing less than malfeasance by the Obama Administration?
As Pat Buchanan writes, all of us - but especially the supremes who voted for upholding Obamacare - have been conned by a liar who has perpetrated fraud in the extreme upon every citizen in America.
Mister Chief Justice, what are you going to do about this travesty? Sit on your hands?
This bill was signed into law 3 years ago. We are well aware that the Democrats never read it before they voted for it. We now know that they haven´t bothered to read it in the 3 years since it passed. This isn´t just an Obama scandal. This is rank incompetence and malpractice by the entire Democrat Party and their media toadies. Every singe one of them deserves to go down in flames and please take Boener, McConnell and McCain with you.
So if Robert´s decision was at all predicated upon the notion we would have a choice, and it can be proved that was never the case, and in fact a genuine conspiracy existed to force a scenario where we would not...And given the fact 95% of the people on this site were well aware of what was actually going on, so it is more than safe to say Justice Roberts was aware...
There may be far, far more going on here than meets the eye. The thing which has stuck with me about that decision was the ten seconds of wild triumph the Left evinced, followed by years of dead silence once it sunk in. Don´t be surprised if this ends up playing out in or favor. We may be in the hands of someone playing the Long Game, but on the side of the Angels.
ObamaCare will be either the downfall of the Progressive/Socialist/Commie/Fascists in the senate and WH or the downfall of America as we know it.
If they prevail, we will all become Subjects instead of Citizens, except for those chosen few close to the administration and large corporations.
It will be 1984, Fascist Germany, Communist Russia and Soylent Green all wrapped into one government/big business co-dependent and incestuous mess that moves steadily from a ´Soft Tyranny´ to ´Hard Tyranny´.
That is if:
´Good Men do Nothing´.
The Federal Government, the Federal Courts, the American Political System, and Republican Leadership have all failed the American People.
We are headed towards Northern Ireland of 30 years ago if the Ship of State doesn´t change course!
#7: Interesting. A little difficult to decipher, but we should all ponder your thought in a very serious manner.
Could John Roberts´ majority opinion be the salvation of America from the clutches of Obama style socialism?
Did John Roberts intend for this to be, or is he an idiot and this possible outcome could come about by way of ´Out-House Luck´?
#9: Sorry if it was hard to follow. It´s a complex notion. If I´m right, we are in the midst of a long-term chess game of Law, where Roberts knowingly has used his own ruling/opinion to place a time bomb amid the roots of Obamacare. If his ruing is based upon the idea we would have a choice in our insurance policies, as we were promised by the President himself, and if it can be proven there was a conspiracy all along to deny us that choice, his opinion is based upon a lie, and cannot stand. And since it rests within the roots, all above it is essentially fruit of a poison tree.
And I submit he knew exactly what he was doing. We knew the Dems were lying; is it hard to believe a Chief Justice did not as well? This is of course all a guess on my part. But as I said: the Left´s reaction that day to Robert´s ruling was truly bizarre. It was exactly as though they got what they wanted short term, but had legitimate worries about keeping it. Joy, then silence. We shall see.
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Hard Nard, 11/3/2013 11:15:21 AM (No. 9596438)
I think I see the point, and thought of it myself in a much simpler way:
If Justice Roberts decision was based on lies given to him by the administrations representatives are they not guilty of perjury in front of the United States Supreme Court? Does this not overturn the Courts ruling on the basis of that perjury?
#7, #11, #12. Roberts major misruling was based on whether the individual mandate was constitutional or not. By pretzel logic he found that it was a tax and therefore constitutional. The fact that the regime lied seems irrelevant to Robert´s logic.
While there may be a long game here, I doubt Roberts knew what he was doing. He may indeed need to be flooded with get-well cards.
Roberts actually left Obama in a box. He found that the states could not be coerced into expanding Medicaid by threatening existing aid payments to the states. This prevents covering expenses from Medicaid. If new rules are implemented to create burdens on employer insurance programs, those too can be ruled to be coercive. That only leaves coercing employers into dropping coverage in order to extract revenue when those who were dropped. That is Obama is doing now and it flies no better than a lead balloon. The individual penalties are nowhere large enough to support even part of this program.
#12: Very true. I can´t help but be fascinated by the web that was spun, if it is in fact a web, and by the abuse Roberts was willing to quietly accept. If, of course, this plays out the way I think it might.
#15 application of Occams´ Razor could as well prove correct. I don´t really care, so long as this internal Pearl Harbor is brought to a halt once and for all.
The old media won´t tell you so, but President Obama is facing a revolt from within his own political party. It was bound to happen once the dimensions of the ObamaCare disaster started to become obvious. Yesterday, I pointed out that Charles Rangel is an early indicator of the discontent bubbling beneath the surface, and that he is freer to speak than non-black Democrats. But today we have another leading indicator. (snip)Rosslyn Smith points out: "If Obama has lost Gergen, he´s lost the entire DC establishment. Gergen is almost the perfect indicator of the conventional wisdom inside the beltway.
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Like communism, the collapse of the Obama Administration agenda is inevitable, not solely as a result of its many flawed policies, but because it lacks an ethical dimension in regard to individual rights, justifiable criteria for its use of state coercion and, in particular, a respect for the truth. Stated simply, Obama lies because the true objectives of his fundamental transformation of the United States are incompatible with American democracy and tradition. (snip) The arrogance and mendacity of the Obama White House is directly proportional to misplaced political loyalty and a submissive and willfully blind press.
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I claim no special insider knowledge of the Democratic Party´s inner workings, but still I am rather certain that discontent with President Obama is bubbling beneath the veneer of public unity behind the Nation´s First Black President. (snip) They´re two of the most powerful African-American politicians in the land. And by most accounts, President Obama and Rep. Charles Rangel hate each other. The most recently revealed salvo in their war of words - Obama´s assertion that Rangel is a "hack," according to the political tome "Double Down" - is just one element of a long-dysfunctional relationship.
Well, well, well. It´s always a glorious day in a socialist paradise when the lefties show their tyrannical hand and try to suppress speech. They want Americans to have accessibility to healthcare, but not to any information about the insurance they are forcing millions to purchase. In order to arm Californians with accurate information about the California Healthcare Exchange, the California Republican Assembly launched a website this past August called CoveringHealthcareCA.com -- clearly setting forth what you have to do, the date by which you have to do it and the consequences if you don´t.
The GOP establishment is loath to admit it, but the government shutdown is turning out to be a brilliant political chess move on the part of Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee. The Obamacare disaster, fully predictable by anyone who understands the effect of incentives and the fundamental incompetence of academic theorists and left wing ideologues, has made the go-for-broke attempt to stop it an obvious profile in courage. (snip) The budget and debt limit fights lie ahead. Cruz and Lee have laid out the path for us. The GOP can now say that that because the Democrats have shown
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