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The Interpretation of Reality!-Posted on The Post & Email-By Sharon Rondeau-On January 1, 2014:
WAS AMERICA “TRICKED” INTO SOCIALISM WITH OBAMACARE?
(Jan. 1, 2014) — A new treadmill now sits in front of the window where the Christmas tree used to be displayed, so this year I just hung a string of lights in an inverted “V” on the window. My next-door neighbor said to her daughter what a nice tree I had, and her daughter replied, “It’s not a real Christmas tree, all it is are lights: he’s trying to trick us.”
Funny, my waging an all-out campaign in order to make people think that beyond that window 60 feet from the road stands a tall and proud Christmas tree adorned with lights, ornaments and strands of reflective ribbons, celebrating the Birth of Our Savior. Days, perhaps weeks, of intricate planning and then the big day, Thanksgiving, when it magically appeared to those who just happened to be looking while zooming by at 35 mph.
But who really knows to what nefarious depths I had to go to come up with my campaign to “trick” the unwary? Did I solicit help; Assistance; Committees; Meetings; forced to order extra donuts; reserve large conference rooms; block off floors at local motels; hire a coordinator of events: limousine and catering services; pet sitters; accountants; photographers; PR people and a gang that I could refer to as “My people”? I mean, if my neighbor’s daughter has the imagination that I would premeditate “trickery,” where does it all end, if it does?
Okay, I belabored the point, but you get it: things you think you believe to be true may very well not be true, which is why trust is the key to, well, everything. You trust the milk not to be sour when you buy it. You trust your cat to use the litter box. You trust the mechanic when he worked on your brakes. You trust your significant other not to cheat on you. You trust the other car to stop at the red light unless, of course, you live in Charlotte, NC, where you trust the other driver to run the red light. You trust your pilot to land the plane on the correct runway at the town you paid him to take you. You don’t trust politicians but you trust them enough not to steal from the cookie jar in broad daylight, unless, of course, you live anywhere near New Orleans. And going for a carriage ride, maybe in New Orleans, you trust the driver is a kind master.
You trust your President when he says we will not accept anything other than UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER, words that should be spoken today in Western Civilization’s war against Islam just as they were against the Germans and the Japanese in 1941. Some Americans were gullible enough to trust Obama: “You can keep your doctor.” A video that got our guys murdered in Benghazi, another lie. Fort Hood was “workplace violence.” The United States has a “Muslim history.” Right. How about the Barbary Pirates and carpet-bombing Afghanistan?
This editorial is about trust. Trust is expected but, once lost, the chances of trusting again are remote at best. But as it says in the Bible, people can change for the better; after all, the prodigal son did come home. Years ago I forgave my dog for stealing my prime rib from my plate while I answered the door. I forgive the squirrels every day for eating the bird food. I forgave myself for being such an idiot by quitting drinking decades ago. And next year I just might put up a big sign that says:
ON GUARD! YOU ARE ABOUT TO BELIEVE YOU ARE BEING TRICKED BY A CHRISTMAS TREE THAT ISN’T REALLY THERE.
Obamacare is the new reality: a trick to deceive the American people to accept Socialism (Progressiveness) and to discard the Constitution. It’s not complicated. Don’t be tricked. The key is to repeal Obamacare.
Obama Adviser Admits That Obamacare’s Death Panels Are “Inevitable”: ‘Makes shocking admission about Obamacare, advocates rationing for elderly’-Posted on WND.com-By AARON KLEIN-On October 1, 2012:
A top Democrat strategist and donor who served as President Obama’s lead auto-industry adviser recently conceded that the rationing of heath services under Obamacare is “inevitable.”
Steven Rattner advocated that such rationing should target elderly patients, while stating, “We need death panels.”
Rattner serves on the board the New America Foundation, or NAF, a George Soros-funded think tank that was instrumental in supporting Obamacare in 2010. Soros’ son, financier Jonathan Soros, is also a member of the foundation’s board.
Rattner was the so-called “car czar,” the lead auto adviser to the Treasury Department under Obama.
Last month, Rattner penned an opinion piece in the New York Times titled “Beyond Obamacare” in which he proclaimed “We need death panels” and argued rationing must be instructed to sustain Obama’s health-care plan. His comments have been virtually ignored by traditional media as the president campaigns for a second term.
“We need death panels,” began Rattner. “Well, maybe not death panels, exactly, but unless we start allocating health-care resources more prudently – rationing, by its proper name – the exploding cost of Medicare will swamp the federal budget.”
Continued Rattner: “But in the pantheon of toxic issues – the famous ‘third rail’ of American politics – none stands taller than overtly acknowledging that elderly Americans are not entitled to every conceivable medical procedure or pharmaceutical.”
Rattner lamented how Obama’s Affordable Care Act “regrettably includes severe restrictions on any reduction in Medicare services or increase in fees to beneficiaries.”
Rattner said the numbers don’t add up unless Obamacare utilizes rationing.
“If his Independent Payment Advisory Board comes up with savings, Congress must accept either them or vote for an equivalent package,” stated Rattner. “The problem is, the advisory board can’t propose reducing benefits (a k a rationing) or raising fees (another form of rationing), without which the spending target looms impossibly large.”
Rattner singled out elderly patients for benefit cuts.
He wrote: “No one wants to lose an aging parent. And with price out of the equation, it’s natural for patients and their families to try every treatment, regardless of expense or efficacy. But that imposes an enormous societal cost that few other nations have been willing to bear. Many countries whose health care systems are regularly extolled – including Canada, Australia and New Zealand – have systems for rationing care.”
He concluded, “At the least, the Independent Payment Advisory Board should be allowed to offer changes in services and costs.”
“We may shrink from such stomach-wrenching choices, but they are inescapable.”
Rattner serves on the NAF’s 22-person board of directors alongside Jonathan Soros, CNN’s Fareed Zakaria and Google’s Eric Schmidt.
Soros’ Open Society Foundation is a primary donor to the NAF.
Other major donors include the Ben & Jerry’s Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Ford Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Google Inc. and the Rockefeller Foundation.
Another donor is Free Press, a group that advocates for more government control of the airwaves and Internet.
Free Press is also funded by Soros. Free Press was founded by Robert W. McChesney, an avowed Marxist who has recommended capitalism be dismantled “brick by brick.”
The NAF, meanwhile, bills itself as bipartisan and “the radical center.”
NAF fellow Michael Lind wrote, “Our goal [is] not to repeal the New Deal [of Franklin Roosevelt] but to adapt it to the circumstances of the 21st century.”
Discover The Networks notes how the NAF approved of Obamacare because it would “offer a new image” of how Americans view dying; and it would help “patients and their families to recognize” that, “[S]ometimes ‘doing everything’ results in more burden than benefit. High-tech medicine can prolong life, but for some patients, it merely draws out the process of dying.”
With research by Brenda J. Elliott.
Now Obama Voters Will Suffer the Consequences of Their Decisions!-Posted on The Post & Email-By Sharon Rondeau-On November 25, 2012:
FREEDOM VS. TYRANNY
by Alan Bates, MD, ©2012, blogging at Gulf1
(Nov. 25, 2012) — One major tenet of parenting is to let children suffer the consequences of their actions as long as they are not endangering themselves (or anyone else). Experience is by far the best teacher. Those who voted for anti-American Marxist-Muslim Dictator Obama will also suffer the horrible consequences of their decision, none of which would have occurred had Obama not been reelected: more expensive and less available healthcare along with invasion of personal privacy by a new huge federal bureaucracy under Obamacare which will cost about one trillion dollars per year; higher taxes (yes, for everyone); much higher energy costs; increasing job losses; decreasing entitlements; limited freedom; and a lower level of national security as our military is gutted by budget cuts and perverted by political correctness. Most Obama supporters are weak thinkers since they have sacrificed freedom for tyranny at the hands of political operatives who are more than willing to do their thinking for them. They will eventually realize that those of the radical Left for whom they voted do not embody virtue and honor which are the basis for sustaining a free people and a government with limited powers accountable to the People. Maintaining freedom is difficult, as it requires critical thinking and effort—both missing from the vocabulary of Obama supporters. Long ago we were forewarned that when the People vote for politicians who reward themselves and their constituents with money from the national treasury, the ensuing self-perpetuating parasitic relationship results in government domination of the People and ultimate collapse. Such is the nature of the current state of America, where about half the population reelected a corrupt president and his Administration of un-elected Czars, who with the help of Senator Harry Reid have rendered Congress and the Courts irrelevant, and with that, the certainty that the tenets of our founding documents have been and will continue to be violated.
What should patriots do now? Surrender is not an option. We owe a great debt to our ancestors who fought and died to protect our freedom from those who would have taken it away. Unfortunately, about half of voters reelected a Democrat Administration whose agenda is just that—to remove our freedoms one by one in accordance with the UN’s Agenda 21. Over the past several decades, liberals have infiltrated our culture, particularly our public education system and the media, so that many of the electorate no longer understand the history which under-girds our liberties or the skills which placed America ahead of other nations. Meanwhile, the Obama Administration has allowed the Muslim Brotherhood regular access to the White House. He has empowered them without permission (or even resistance) from Congress with taxpayer money to take over North African and Middle Eastern nations under the false pretense of establishing democracies. As we see with his good friend Morsi, their intentions are anything but democracy, but rather the establishment of dictatorships in which the Muslim Brotherhood takes charge in pursuit of a global caliphate. Obama is an accessory to this crime against humanity, but dumbed-down American voters buy into the word games of the Left and are blind as to their ideology. Another option for patriots is to simply leave for another part of the world, but there is no unsettled geography which would accommodate half our population. There are no other countries which can substitute for America’s culture of freedom.
The solution for patriots is at least two-fold. First, we must come together and choose the right message and the right messengers who do not look in the rearview mirror but rather sell the strength and promises of virtue and honor to the people, for it is only through honor and virtue that freedom can survive and bring prosperity to the People. The messengers must believe in their message and not react to the tactics of the Left who demean self-sufficiency, virtue and honor, and who divert the conversation away from real issues of importance while wrapping their tyrannical ideology with false promises to their gullible followers. Charismatic men and women who embody the qualities of integrity, honor and statesmanship—not political tomfoolery—must confront the Left head-on. Secondly, the Left’s strategy for maintaining power has been to falsely discredit Republicans as ‘obstructionists’ when quite the opposite is true. Perhaps Republicans should temporarily step aside to avoid that blame and just let the Left’s destruction of the middle class prevail, while the utterly corrupt lamestreet media chronicle our nation’s continued decline. The sooner the ‘progressives’ and their lapdog media darlings bring America to its knees, the sooner the rest of us will have an opportunity to resurrect America as the free nation it once was. For patriots to compromise our values to ‘meet the Democrats halfway’ is foolish, for there is no compromise between freedom and tyranny, between the rule of law and anarchy, or between solvency and bankruptcy. The eventual outcome of Obama’s perverted ideology is collapse of the economy, national insolvency and ultimately Fedzilla itself as it is abandoned by those who once supported America’s debt. Obama voters voted for this.
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Health Care Reform: “The Perils of Inaction and the Promise of Effective Action”!
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The Truth About the Health Care Bills!
Supreme Court to Strike Down Obamacare!
Obama’s Weakened America Equals…World in Chaos!-Posted on Tea Party Command Center-By Jake Martinez-On January 4, 2014:
Dishonest Media Avoids Truth about Obama Through Diversions!
Nearly 80 percent don’t trust the government!
Where Is America Today?
Is it time to call for Obama’s resignation!
Washington Times Calls for Obama’s Impeachment!
A Republic, If You Can Keep It!
The Fightin Side of Me!
When Injustice Becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty!
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God Bless America!