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Three Years Ago, Today: Democrats Ram Through Obamacare

C'mon Man Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 2:00 PM
rgama What is the purpose of government?
FranksNBeans Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 2:01 PM
To her it is to give out free things to the lazy by stealing from the successful.
C'mon Man Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 2:03 PM
SO! true....

The Founders said the basic reason for creating a government is to protect the inalienable rights of the people. The government is to provide "liberty under law," which means that no law should be passed unless it is specifically designed to protect the freedom, liberty. and well-being of the people.

FranksNBeans Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 2:07 PM
But Obama says the Constitution, is a document of negative liberties.

And we are supposed to believe the guy is educated on the Constitution.

Time flies when you're frantically moving goalposts and remaking one-sixth of the US economy, doesn't it?  Three years ago today, the House of Representatives approved the Senate-passed healthcare bill, sending it to the president's desk to become the law of the land -- all without a single Republican vote in either house of Congress.  In the lead up to that moment, were effectively peddled legislative perfection.  Obamacare would reduce family premiums, bend the national health spending curve downward, insure 46 million Americans, cover everyone for no additional cost, and actually reduce national deficits.  The law has since survived enduring...