Government healthcare means cruelty, oppression, and murder...
For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest upon the land of the righteous, So that the righteous will not put forth their hands to do wrong. - Psalm 125:3
(Tim) Government funding always means more government control. Always. And today, that cannot possibly be good news.
More government control will lead to less compassion (for single mothers, for instance), responsibility (for single fathers, for instance), justice (for unborn children, for instance), mercy (for the homeless, for instance), truth (for children educated in government schools, for instance) and freedom for citizens forced to foot the bill for government's aborting those very virtues her subjects hold dear.
This is the reason compassionate, responsible, just, merciful, and truthful Americans are joining Libertarian ranks in droves. They've read Paul Johnson's Intellectuals and learned that the sort of leaders profiled by the New Yorker and the NYTimes Magazine will talk about love for the people and national compassion while demonstrating an astounding selfishness in their own personal lives.
Need I list examples?
Hillary Clinton of It Takes a Village fame? Her husband, Bill? The latest entrant into the race for that moral squalor called the Office of Governor of the State of New York, Rudy Giuliani? Our resident global-warming prophet safely ensconced in his carbon-spewing mansion (except when he's flying in his carbon-spewing coporate jets), Al Gore?
Democrats won this last election by hoodwinking young and middle-aged "Christians" who had been softened up to the deception by years of being inoculated against all discernment by ear-scratchers like Rob Bell and Brian McLaren. Their pastors had turned them into easy marks for Barack Obama's lies.
But among those who saw through President Obama's lies...
many of us were only ahead of the game because we'd believed our former President, George Bush, when he marketed himself as the champion of "compassionate conservatism." Turned out his compassion was things like pandering to the AARP by paying for their drugs and leading a massive expansion of government funded and controlled education.
Who paid for his compassion?
Well, actually, no one's paid for it. Yet. The cost of our President's beneficence was simply added to our national debt to be born by unborn generations of Americans. So really, it wasn't our own or our President's compassion, but the compassion of those who had no choice in the matter and haven't yet begun to bear its cost. Gives new meaning to "taxation without representation," doesn't it?
But not to worry; President Barack Obama tells us to forget about it, allowing a gentler and kinder light to lead us:
You know, there's a lot of talk in this country about the federal deficit. But I think we should talk more about our empathy deficit -- the ability to put ourselves in someone else's shoes; to see the world through the eyes of those who are different from us -- the child who's hungry, the steelworker who's been laid-off, the family who lost the entire life they built together when the storm came to town. When you think like this -- when you choose to broaden your ambit of concern and empathize with the plight of others, whether they are close friends or distant strangers -- it becomes harder not to act; harder not to help.
Who's hard-hearted enough to resist such a sweet-talking man?
So really, there's not much shame in being among the hopeful young who voted for President Barack Obama. Back in the day, those of us who gnashed our teeth at your gullibility were gullible ourselves. So now, please listen to us. It's one of the honors the young owe the old.
It's very late in the game and you need to learn wisdom, quickly, before you've climbed aboard the train of a patricide and feticide that are no longer just personal choices, but civic duties. Because, trust me, this is the whole meaning behind government healthcare. Abortion, sterilization, and euthanasia will be required and you will submit.
Listen to President Obama's talking points and, as he whines about being misunderstood, realize that his words are the opposite of the truth. Remember Shakespeare's "The lady doth protest too much, methinks?" Or Emerson building on Samuel Johnson, "The louder he talked of his honor, the faster I counted my spoons?"
At one public forum, President Obama said:
Some are ... saying that coverage for abortions would be mandated under reform. Also false.
At another forum of liberal religious leaders, his denial was louder:
You've heard that this is all going to mean government funding of abortion. Not true. These are all fabrications.
President Obama says the claims of those opposing his government healthcare, that abortion will be covered, are "not true," "fabrications," and "false."
Turns out it's President Obama's denial that is "not true," a "fabrication," and "false."
So says the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center. FactCheck.org is a non-partisan work of the Annenberg Center and this week they released an analysis of President Obama's denial which said, in part:
[W]e take no stand on whether all abortions should or should not be covered. As for the House bill as it stands now, it's a matter of fact that it would allow both a 'public plan' and newly subsidized private plans to cover all abortions.
Government healthcare will not be compassion or reform, but endless cost-benefit analyses done by pencil-pushing federal bureaucrats paid $100,000 per year to tell the residents of Coalstrip, Montana and Hopewell, Tennessee and Wyocena, Wisconsin when to give birth and when to die. Utilitarianism is the only Moral Law that will bind every healthcare decision as baby-boomers age and break down. The money to care for aging bodies won't be there and the elderly and their family members will be pressured, then eventually required, to turn their clunkers in. Just as my Dad wrote in his novel, Winterflight, released thirty years ago, we will have a civic duty to die.
And trust me, President Obama's not stupid: he and his ministers of information say these things aren't true precisely because they know they are.
But if you think your youthfulness will protect you from government healthcare's utilitarian cruelties, don't fool yourself. You'll bear your own share of suffering under this cruel taskmaster.
Mothers with a genetic predisposition to bearing children with Cystic Fibrosis, Hemophilia, Sickle Cell, or Tay Sachs Disease wil be told they can't get pregnant. And pregnant mothers whose government healthcare-mandated prenatal screening reveals other costly genetic anomalies like Spina Bifida or Down Syndrome will be told they can't give birth. Government healthcare will kill their unborn children.
You think I'm crying "Wolf?"
I'm not. It's clear where this road we're traveling has brought us, and where it leads.
In my own lifetime, abortion has gone from felonius murder prosecuted by every single state, to a woman's private choice protected by Washington D.C.'s guns, tanks, and prisons. And anyone who thinks our federal death-mongers have done their worst and will soon retreat is a fool. Abortion, infanticide, and euthanasia are right now in transition from personal choice to public duty, and worse will come.
When we turned from God's Law to man's, we became the slaves of the greatest good for the greatest number of people. The inevitable result has been, and will continue to be, mercilessness, cruelty, oppression, and murder.
Remember Pharaoh? Remember Herod? Remember Chairman Mao? Remember Pol Pot? Remember Uncle Joe? Remember Hitler? Remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki?