Even DUmmies Admit ObamaCare Mandate Unconstitutional
A "Public Option" Would Not Be Overthrown in the Courts Like Obama's Mandated Healthcare Has Been.
[LOL! All those liberal CongressCritters putting their political careers at risk to vote for ObamaCare and now it might prove to have been completely fruitless.]
Mandating Americans to purchase a service or a commodity, especially health-care, will never stand up and will lose at the Supreme Court of the United States, especially this Supreme Court
[From DUmmie lips to Anthony Kennedy's ears.]
Today's predicted defeat for President Obama's ill-conceived "deal" with insurance companies is the first nail in the coffin of the stupid concept. It's finished.
[Stupid is as Stupid does.]
President Obama pissed away a moment in history that will not come again for our generation to provide health care, Medicare for all, or even an incremental expansion of Medicare to children and those 55 and older (which would have passed the Senate and the House, along with provisions for pre-existing conditions).
[Obama has pissed away his presidency.]
President Obama wasted his first entire year of his Presidency on this doomed "mandated purchase" concept. And it cost us the House of Representatives and nearly the Senate.
[So what's the downside here?]
Instead of focusing on job creation and the housing disaster, the White House fiddled to this idiotic song that will now be thrown out by the Supreme Court.
[Almost an entire half of a presidential term WASTED on something that will be ruled unconstitutional. Hee! Hee!]
One year wasted for nothing.
[Flush it down the toilet.]
What an idiotic approach to solving the health-care crisis in this country. And, predictably, it failed.
[Failure IS an option.]
We are back to square one on health-care and there will still be over 30 million Americans without health-care.
It's simply appalling.
[But also HILARIOUS. And now on to the other DUmmies...]
I was thinking the exact same thing. With a public option the HCR law may have prevailed in court.
[Nancy Pelosi made the mistake of thinking the constitutionality of a law was completely irrelevant.]
Let It Go--Work for Single Payer, or Medicare for All. there's no need to obsess over this turkey of a plan. Let the GOP do the chopping, clear the way for a true reform.
[Yeah, lets go to work on passing a public option health care bill despite the fact that the chances of it passing in the next Congress is somewhere between nil and none.]
How could mandated insurance be constitutional?
[You should have asked Nancy Pelosi that question.]
I've been saying this since it was first proposed. It sets a terrible precedent. If you can be mandated to buy one private service, why not others? Where would it end?
[All citizens will be required to change their underwear every half-hour. Underwear will be worn on the outside so we can check.]
We know that this health bill was built like a house of cards and it's sooo easy to blow it over.
[And soon it will be gone, Gone With The Wind.]
It will most likely be overthrown. Single Payer would not have.
[Too late now. Thank Obama for permanently POISONING the socialized medicine well.]
If this president had not been a law professor & self-proclaimed constitutional law scholar, I could understand him having the wool pulled over his eyes by some slick talking Big Insurance lobbyists. There is no excuse for this wasted effort and failure.
[You actually think Obama was awake during law school? Come to think of it, he never even attended law classes. All he had to do was prove he had warm blood flowing through his body and his professors would pass him on to the next level where those professors would do the same thing.]
Honestly, when you aim for mediocrity, complete failure is often what you get. Aim high, and sometimes you get something you can live with. But, too late for that. He's not going to spend another moment on health care reform.
[That is what he gets for farming out the health care bill to Nancy and Harry while he hit the golf links.]
That's a great line! I'm going to steal it.
[I'll repeat it for anybody who wants a new tagline: "When you aim for mediocrity, complete failure is often what you get."]
We actually deserve this: we elected a person instead of a leader of a movement with specific policy aims. We bought into fluffy vagueness and blithe homilies of a Pied Piper who we were enthusiastically swept into turning off our logic gateways to surf pure emotional frenzy.
The Health Care Debacle is a PRIME EXAMPLE of political expediency over true leadership.
[May I send you an Obama 2012 bumper sticker?]
Hey, didn't the Obama faithful promise to help us FIGHT for a Public Option If we supported their beloved's HCR plan? What ever happened to all of those who said "just pass the bill, THEN we'll GET TO WORK on pushing for a Public Option"!
[Yes but ONLY if it didn't cut into The Beloved's golf time.]