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Chuck Pinkey

December 3, 2013

Obama forcing us to give 'til it hurts|

Recently, a friend of mine sent me an email, and it read, “Putting things in perspective: December 7, 1941 to May 8, 1945 is 3 years, 5 months, 1 day, and March 21, 2010 (Obamacare passage) to October 1, 2013 (website launch) is 3 years, 6 months, 10 days. 

“What this means is that in the time we were attacked at Pearl Harbor to the day Germany surrendered is not enough time for this progressive federal government to build a working healthcare webpage. 

“The time required for FDR to mobilize millions, build thousands of tanks, planes, and jeeps, hundreds of subs, cruisers, and destroyers, millions of torpedoes, guns, and bombs, invade Italy, execute D-Day, win the Battle of the Bulge, develop the Manhattan Project, while fighting the Japanese in the Pacific, is not enough time for President Obama to build a working Obamacare website.” 

Say it isn’t so, but these masterminds of mayhem, the genetic splicing of Laurel and Hardy, Homer Simpson, and the Three Stooges, are poised to control our healthcare, a sixth of the US economy. 

However, could something more sinister be lurking? Obamacare has pinned its hopes on young, healthy people signing up for coverage. Even with something as unique as a working website, that’s not going to happen. Most young folks are busy being young! 

As Obamacare falters, and as tens of million of employer-sponsored policies are now expected to be canceled, the only “choice” will be massive government spending and single-payer, which is what this progressive administration had in mind all along. 

According to the Huffington Post, “Single-payer advocates favor scrapping private health insurance, and enrolling everyone in a program akin to Medicare with a comprehensive set of benefits that is financed through taxation, one whose primary focus is providing medical care, not earning profits.” 

There’s that evil word, “profit.” To President Obama and his leftist, socialist administration, that’s a bad thing, but those of us in the real world know that the pursuit of profit produces excellence. Competition in business ensures that the best products and the best services survive, and the inferior fail. 

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