I don’t hold much hope that anything earth-shaking will come of GruberGate (I am not sure if any news outlet used that yet) as politicians are out to score points for votes and are basically all big government wonks. It is interesting that the lame-stream media is starting to be dragged into the fray (kicking and whimpering). The videos are just too powerful to give them coverage to ignore the controversy. I am not sure that I read this right or maybe I just cannot believe the HuffPo would dare go against Oblama, but the Weekly Standard reported;
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This clip isn’t quite as telling as the “Cadillac Tax” was known, even though not widely covered and delayed until after certain elections. It is interesting that this arrogant wonk considers it bravery to go after people’s money. He reportedly was paid over $400,000.00 of your money for his input and advocacy. Why wasn’t he “brave” and give that money back? I just love when rich folks tell the rest of us that we need to pay more in taxes.
The media, at least those on the right, are voraciously digging into The Gruber and his wagging tongue. As you may know a case will be heard in the U.S.Supreme Court regarding whether the government can offer subsidies from health insurance exchanges set up by the federal government. These subsidies are the backbone of Obamacare. There’s just one thing in the way. Well there are many things, but this one seems to finally have traction. The Act specifically states that only exchanges set up by states can offer subsidies.
Every so often we get a glimpse of how folks think of us. It might be some angry words…some drunken words…a whisper from someone…or as in this case an arrogant slip of the tongue. This video is of Jonathan Gruber who is regarded as one of the main authors of Obamacare. He is an MIT professor so that makes him smarter than most of us. In the following clip Gruber outlines how Obama and other smart guys like Gruber gamed the American system (actually lied, cheated, stole, etc.) to push through the act of seizing one sixth of the U.S. Economy, better known as YOUR healthcare system.
WND News posted an article that looked back at how Obama hyped the Veterans Administration would be a model for the preeminent healthcare system in the world AND as a view into what Obamacare will bring us.
Obama 2008: VA will be ‘leader of health care reform’
That part is true and is a frightening peak into what’s in store for us unless the bums in Washington (both Dems & GOP) repeal NOT FIX Obamacare. Remember they exempted themselves from the VA/Obamacare. Here are some quotes from the article;
I first retold Henry Hazlett’s Broken Window Fallacy over five years ago. My original post is linked and it is worth reading, if not the post then Hazlett’s tale of the broken window. The following image is a summary of Obamacare’s “broken window” as put forth by Senator Ted Cruz.
The Senate Budget Committee reports that in fiscal year 2012, between food stamps, housing support, child care, Medicaid and other benefits, the average U.S. Household below the poverty line received $168.00 a day in government support. What’s the problem with that much support? Well, the median household income in America is just over $50,000, which averages out to $137.13 a day. To put it another way, being on welfare now pays the equivalent of $30.00 an hour for a 40-hour week, while the average job pays $20.00 an hour.
We have all come to learn that Barrack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid and all of the other Demoncrats that wrote and pushed the Affordable Care Act (AKA ACA, Obamacare) down our throats lied. The “grandfathered” plan was a hoax because they KNEW that very few plans could be grandfathered. They continue the lie as they say “it’s not our fault that your insurance carrier no longer offers the plan that you liked” know full well that is not true. The law was written to achieve exactly that. I happen to work for an organization that has what can be described as a “Cadillac Health Plan” though to get it I accept a lower salary. I don’t need a crystal ball to know that Obamaites are coming after me. I am sure that I’ll be able to keep my plan…they’ll just tax the hell out of this benefit until I bleed.
There is a saying where I am at my level in my organization. “We are mushrooms…we are kept in the dark and fed shit.” I am not sure that is a proper metaphor for the voting American public as they perhaps resemble ostrich who mythically bury their heads in the sand. I remember years ago when an acquaintance who worked in the oil and gas industry said that he just go tired of the politics and tuned out. He didn’t want to hear all of that anymore. I can understand that emotionally as it is tiring, but tuning out is what gets up obaminations like Obamacare.
I am not sure how long the mainstream media will nip at the heals of President Obama so I’ll just enjoy the feeding frenzy as they seem to have remembered some sense of journalistic ability. This cannot last as they fundamentally hate center and center-right America. I am going to do this news brief a little differently as I’ll just post my favorite quote from the liberal writer’s article with a link to the full post. I hope that you enjoy as much as I have!
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