One of my favorite conservative, hard-hitting commentators is Mychal Massie. He has a column called “The Daily Rant”. He has a particularly disturbing, hard-hitting article in the Rant for November 4th, 2013, and written by Daniel J. Bubalo. Let’s take a gander.
By Dan Bubalo on November 4, 2013 in Dan Bubalo, Politics
Iranian-born and President Obama’s top advisor, Valerie Jarrett, twists the little screw in his back each morning like a wind-up toy and sends him out to speak about that which he does not comprehend, and it’s more than a little annoying.
In fact, it’s downright embarrassing.
He’s on the stump again trying to rationalize Obamacare and is utterly clueless while he tries to cover the talking points, and Kathleen Sebelius runs a close second. The website doesn’t work? Really? I could go down to the local junior college, pay a kid a thousand bucks and give him a couple cases of beer and he’d have one running efficiently in no time at all, yet, $634 million later (a typical $542 million government overrun) there are “glitches.” Is it any coincidence the company retained to do the Obamacare website is friends and former classmates of Michelle Obama? Kicking and screaming, the Obama administration just released the first day enrollment number of 6. Not six hundred or even six thousand. 6 people. Who created the site? Harold and Kumar?
We are now seeing the down-stream ramifications of having an amateur behind the steering wheel, one who has surrounded himself with similarly ineffective and inexperienced fops who are completely without any talent except to say “yes” whenever required. The most critical thing being left out of the current discussion about Obamacare is that it is not about health care; IT IS A TAX. Just read the Supreme Court decision which calls it such, so who wants to sign up for additional tax? It’s a Utopian, ideological, wet-dream with no sustainability, no logical framework, and no chance at succeeding, while simultaneously disrupting the best health care delivery the world has ever known.
At the risk of re-iterating a long held criticism, it bears another mention. If someone was intent on actually revamping the health care system, studies would have been undertaken. Actuarial examinations would have been performed, health care systems would have been consulted, and insurance carriers would have been asked for input.
The study could have been performed over a period of years, constantly analyzed, presented to Americans instead of having it rammed down their throats provided Congressional members could even understand the data, and it would not have been called a tax. But it’s a tax, make no mistake about it.
The government is a business, and it’s run by inexperienced former Student Council Presidents. In order for a business to succeed there must be a plan, and that plan must have substance with respect to research. Let’s just say I wanted to open a hamburger stand. Don’t you think it would be a good idea to find out what McDonalds, Burger King, and Wendy’s are doing first? Of course it would, and that research would tell me it was not a great idea. However, when you gain access to OPM (other people’s money) it’s easy to spend it irresponsibly, and there’s no need FOR responsibility.
So, while it’s easy to take a swipe or two at the current president, it’s really time to take a harder look at Congress, a group with the collective ethics of mongrels and the sense that they’re some type of royalty. Ben Bernanke needed congressional approval to be appointed the head of the Federal Reserve. His job had fiscal responsibilities and he could have been forced to resign at any time for abdicating them, but everyone in D.C. said it was a good idea to print money. We, as a country, don’t have enough income to do the necessary things the government wants to do, so? We print money with the full faith and backing of an idiotic president and a similarly dysfunctional congress. Now we have Janet Yellen replacing Bernanke, a re-cycled 68 year old grandmother who couldn’t get a resume into any company’s Human Resource department, and she’s vowed to follow Bernanke’s lead. “We’ll call it what we have been calling it: Quantitative Easing. The big QE.”
That’s a sick euphemism for…………………………. printing money. Think it all through; we don’t have money so we print money. How can anyone blame the Chinese government for being a bit unsettled for holding nearly $1.8 Trillion of our Treasury Bonds?
Meanwhile, let’s revisit the ad nauseam assurances from the president regarding health care. “You…. will…never…. lose…. your…. doctor. You…. will…. never…. lose…. your…. health…. care…. plan.” Well, it appears otherwise now, does it not? That’s what happens when, inexplicably, “we have to pass a bill to find out what is in it”. What do you think Pelosi’s NSA profile looks like to get her to say anything so galactically inane?
There’s a lot of bad business decisions being made right now, and they are being made by people with resumes as thin as a piece of paper. Congress is filled with inexperienced fools who know only one way to vote. They’re directed all by teams of lawyers, they cannot contain themselves from “creating” more legislation, and do not possess the acumen to understand or evaluate the very task at hand. Who said we need more laws? Who said we need more regulations? What sense of inertia created these egotistical congressional members to believe that was their mission , much less their profession? For them to tell ME how to live?
And you wonder why the country is drowning in debt and going into the economic flusher. It’s a bad mixture in DC right now, and it’s never been more toxic; arrogance, wrapped in pompousness, and emboldened by power. Would anyone with any spine listen to what the Student Council president had to say in high school?
Well, those are the light-weights making decisions for all of us today, and calling those decisions “law.”
At least when it’s not a tax…………………………
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Pelosi and Jarrett evidently have our boy (o) by whatever gonads Mr. R. Love left intact, and are squeezing like a hydraulic press.
Between Jarrett and Mohamed Elibiary, a prominent member of the DHS Advisory Council, and an avowed Muslim, this Administration has opened wide the hen-house to any and all foxes and wolves who choose to enter, freely and without apparent restraint.
The problem is, the Obama showed a stick with a brown bar of candy on the end of the string, and Many bit into it hard. But some folks didn’t wake up to the fact it wasn’t Chocolate. It was just an illusion, a “Look-Alike”. The rest saw the crap showing through the tinsel covering.
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