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Waiving Freedom

Raymond, (Ret) Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 9:08 AM
wcouch; I am sorry for your situation and for that of many Americans like you. I do not object to helping those who cannot help themselves. What I object to is helping those who, therefore, will not help themselves and doing it via a government bureaucracy that has no means much less any concern or incentive to distinguish one from the other. That bears more discussion than this forum lends itself to but just because something should be done does not mean the Federal Government should do it and just because someone objects to a particular means by which something is accomplished does not mean they object to accomplishing it.
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...