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Waiving Freedom

Matt in N.C. Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 6:38 AM
Reporters could've reported. The opposition party could've opposed. Courts could've struck down. But all this is like saying that a person dying of lung cancer could've stopped smoking. It has taken generations to get into this mess. Although both parties are responsible, the fault is ultimately ours. We've put criminals and fools in power and ignored their crimes and follies. Now the only thing that may save us is some kind of radical surgery -- a constitutional convention, partition, or revolt. None of these will occur. So all that's left is to prepare for the inevitable collapse and hope to build something better from the ruins.
Among the objections to ObamaCare, one that has not gotten as much attention as it should is the president's power to waive the law for any company, union or other enterprise he chooses.

The 14th Amendment to the Constitution provides for "equal protection of the laws" for all Americans. To have a law that can cost an organization millions of dollars a year either apply or not apply, depending on the whim or political interest of the President of the United States, is to make a mockery of the rule of law.

How secure is any freedom when there is this kind of...