Published: Wednesday, Oct. 9 2013 12:00 a.m. MDT
What our friends who want a truce in Washington don't understand is that
the Obama administration has run rough shot over the Constitution at every turn
in the road. He is not a King. The exceptions that they have given to their
supporters, Donor Corporations, Unions (and Jimmy Hoffa now wants out) and
others are unconstitutional unless all Americans are given the same extra year
to determine what is the best Health Care alternative for them. At some point
you have to say enough on an issue that affects all American equally (Congress
and the Executive Branch obviously is an exception by Presidential Order). Our
debt of $17 trillion is greater than our GDP - can you spend more in your
checking account than your balance will allow? No, so why should the government?
We have three equal branches of government to provide checks and balances,
before, during and after laws are passed to assure ongoing equality. Get with it
people, Mike Lee is doing his job and we should be proud. Where is Hatch and his
clout? He does nothing for the US or Utah. Time for a mid-term change!
But the point should be, what CAN stop the train from wreaking? Or does anyone
Laws can be changed and or canceled after enacted. We frequently ament or change
laws to better support the constitution and/or adapt for economic, environmental
and world conditions that can negatively affect the intended outcome of the law.
The problem with ACA is that no one including our elected officials were given
an opportunity to review the bill as it was being presented so that these
details that are being fought over now could have been worked out in advance or
in reality the bill would have likely not passed due to the infringement of many
of our Constitution protections to privacy and commerce that have been totally
ignored. Keep going Senators Lee, Cruz and Paul. Don't forget what Speaker
Nancy said, 'you have to pass it to see what's in it". Do you buy
a car with our reading the contract? No and this is a much bigger life changing
contract for every single American going forward. It's worth the scrutiny.
Better late than never.
tenx,There's a reason they use a "train" in this analogy.
It's because a train can't turn (like this legislation it's going
to go where it's going to go regardless). Trains and legislation have to
go where the tracks lead whether we like it or not, you can't just see a
problem ahead and turn to miss it. And like a train... it
can't be stopped (at least not wherever or whenever you want it to stop).
In other words... what's going to happen is going to happen (whether
it's terrible or not). if you are stuck in it's way... there's
probably nothing you or the driver (the government) can do to stop the terrible
result that's coming.That's why the illustration uses a
"Train Wreck", not a car wreck (which can be navigated to avoided the
collision ahead if either party sees what's coming in time).
The Heritage Foundation is having a big golf outing in Oregon. Senator Lee can
Caddy for Dement.
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