Government is a Pre-Existing Condition

UPDATE: It burns indeed.

Healthcare is now supposedly a Right – but not even in my most space-case leftist History class was it ever imagined or said that fines could be levied upon Rights – and the IRS will be the enforcer of that Right. (h/t Phil)

With the ability to levy fines upon a “Right” and the IRS as the enforcement arm, the Government has given itself a new right to TAX. Oh great. So this is what “reform” is supposed to look like – they didn’t reform anything. Medicaid is still a disaster, consuming $60 Billion a year in unaccountable fraud.

The cost of the health care bill will be $1Trillion (at least) over ten years and one of Obama’s key components to pay for it is by reducing fraud and waste. Let’s see, we will save $2B over the next 3 years. Annualize that for 10 years and it’s about $7B – or .7% of the added expense…  Dig the hole deeper ‘cuz we’ll soon be in China – in more ways than one.

Despite all the talk about waiving pre-existing conditions and “doing it for the children,” they didn’t exactly get it right either:

Under the new law, insurance companies still would be able to refuse new coverage to children because of a pre-existing medical problem, said Karen Lightfoot, spokeswoman for the House Energy and Commerce Committee, one of the main congressional panels that wrote the bill Obama signed into law Tuesday.

(h/t ErnestThing)
It’s all about control. Just listen to what Re. Dingell said, it’s more clarifying:
Let me remind you this [Americans allegedly dying because of lack of universal health care] has been going on for years. We are bringing it to a halt. The harsh fact of the matter is when you’re going to pass legislation that will cover 300 [million] American people in different ways it takes a long time to do the necessary administrative steps that have to be taken to put the legislation together to control the people.

(h/t SnarkyBytes)

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5 thoughts on “Government is a Pre-Existing Condition

  1. LC – I think I'm gonna add you to my Gunblogger blogroll – for whatever that's worth.
    B&N – I hear acid-etching is a new method that's popular in both the Mid-East and in High-Tech!

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  2. Dirt,

    You are too kind to be using an X-Acto. Maybe something that leaves more of indication of the blade girth should be used, eh?

    Maybe then we can use a prison-brew type “ink” for laying in the pattern, all nice and bright. If you have to know, well, I'm sure Google can help with the usual recipe.

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  3. Glad you liked the Stupak pic. That one I swiped from RedStateWitch.

    As for Dingell….goes to show that after 55 years as a politician, eventually the truth slips out due to senility 😉

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  4. I'd like to do the tattooing, after all I'm an artist – I should get NEA funds for this! Before inking-in I'll start with a sketch using my use my X-Acto knife.

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  5. That link at Phil's needs to be tattooed (sp?)on the forehead of every single moron in Congress who voted for that crap.

    Dingell is senile, but I think he was using the terms he spoke with complete and total purpose, don't you?

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