Saturday, July 7, 2012

Conservative on Target! 7/7/12

   American Twilight: But that’s a philosophical argument, and most folks just want to get on with their lives. And in that sense last week’s power outages are more relevant to where the U.S. is headed than what passes for John Roberts’s thinking in his Obamacare opinion. It was a reminder, as if you needed one, that in the American twilight the lights will be going out literally. Last week, as the East Coast was fading to black, the West Coast was sinking deeper into the red: Stockton, Calif., became the largest U.S. city to date to file for bankruptcy. America is seizing up before our eyes, and the action necessary to reverse the sclerosis is stymied at every turn by rapacious unions, government micro-regulators, dependency-spreading social engineers, and crony capitalists who know how to weave their way through the bureaucracy….
    But no advanced society has ever attempted Big Government for a third of a billion people — for the simple reason that it cannot be done without creating a nation with the black-hole finances of Stockton, Calif., and the Black-Hole-of-Calcutta fetid, airless, sweatbox utility services of Rockville, Md. Thanks to Obamacare, in matters of health provision, whether you’re in favor of socialized medicine or truly private health care, Swedes and Italians are now freer than Americans: They have a state system and a private system, and both are relatively simple. What’s simple in micro-regulated America? In health care, we now have what’s nominally a private system encrusted with so many statist barnacles that it no longer functions as either a private or a state system. Thus, Obamacare embodies the strange no-man’s-land of statism American-style: The U.S. is no longer a land of republican virtue and self-reliant citizens but it’s not headed for the sunlit uplands of Scandinavia, either.

Florida will not implement Obamacare: Obamacare, in its effort to force everyone into a health insurance plan, is attempting to treat a symptom - the uninsured - rather than the cause of the problem.
Most Popular Tweets & Quotes

Were Ann Dunham and Barack Obama Really Married?

Biden’s Prophetic Words To CJ Roberts > Rev 13:16-17 > So Micro-chipping citizens is part of Obamacare!

Are Conservatives Slipping To The ‘Dark Side’? Being anti-something is not a great, cohesive philosophy

As Everyone Freaks Out Over Heat Wave, A Bit Of Globull Warming Reality

Without God, democracy will not and cannot long endure. ~ Ronald Reagan

Who lies for you will lie against you. ~ Bosnian Proverb

True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right. ~ Brigham Young

'My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government." Thomas Jefferson

#DemocratSongs "All I Want For Christmas is .." Your Whole Paycheck