Tuesday, March 23, 2010

A day that will live in infamy

Note: This is a political post, and if you support Barrack Obama and the healthcare, you may not want to read any further.

I'm ticked. Furious. Sure, we need healthcare, but this travesty of a bill that was shoved through is not what we needed. A few problems I have with it, not in any particular order:

#1 we will be forced to pay for it, whether we want it or not. If we don't, or can't afford to, we will get a stiff fine.

#2 it gives the government too much more control into our private lives - which I for one, do not want

#3 regardless of Obama's executive order saying otherwise, it will fund abortions - it is in the bill, and his executive order cannot change law - and no, I didn't come up with that idea

#4 there was so much bribery, buying of votes, threats, and who knows what else, to get this bill through, it is pathetic

#5 Obama promised total transparency, that this bill would be posted 3 days before he voted on it for people to read - all lies, a big pack of lies

#6 This bill will most likely put private insurance companies out of business - something Obama said in 2007 that he wanted to do - they have him on video saying so - look it up

#7 this could very likely hurt churches and Christian schools, and other small businesses - everyone is going to have to buy insurance - and what about people like me, barely keeping my head above water with a part-time job?

#8 several people, and they are smarter and more knowledgeable than I - believe that this bill is unconsitituional - that the consitutution would forbid the government from forcing all Americans to buy health insurance - but Obama seems to be able to do anything he wants regardless

#9 This is going to raise taxes and hurt everyone in the long run

#10 We have to start paying now, but nothing will kick in til 2012 or 13 - can you imagine if Blue Cross and Blue Shield tried that? Have you start paying for coverage now, but it wouldn't kick in for 2-3 years? The government would shut them down in a hurry! But since Obama wants to do it, all is ok.

#11 I feel my rights are being trampled on and being ignored. I called and emailed my representative and senator, repeatedly. The majority of Americans were against this, but none of that mattered.

As I sit here in disgust, furious with our government and the man who unfortunately sits in the Oval Office, I find myself wondering if it does any good. Does it do any good to pray about this stuff? To stand up for our rights? Or is God just sitting idly by letting evil take over this country? But then my mind goes to one of my favorite Scripture passages, II Chronicles 7:14: if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

I think Christians need to band together and pray that somehow this travesty of a bill is somehow proven unconstitutional and thrown out.


Glynn said...

#11 It will also monopolize American politics and government spending for the next 50 years.

I share your outrage. My first thought, for some reason, is to fast.

Andi said...

So you know Mark as of yesterday, 3/23/10, 14 states filed a lawsuit against the federal government because the Healthcare bill was unconstitionual and "MADE" AMERICANS have to do something for the first time in 200 yrs. I believe that God is definitely behind these men and women who have instigated the lawsuit and they will prevail.

misskallie2000 said...

I agree with you on all your items listed. I also agree that we have to gather togather and pray that God will take care of us in his way and hopefully that will be to fight and have this outrageous evil removed from our shoulders.

I am 67 and just retired Dec 2008 and I don't know if I will be able to make it without going back to work now. I worked over 44 yrs and paid my own way without govt. subs, or their help. I pay my taxes and obey the law. Now I feel like my country has abandoned me when I need them in my retirement yrs. What happened to the home of the brave, and free?