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Is Mandating Health Insurance Constitutional?

Well, CNS News.com asked Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi that same question. Her response is classic.

“Are you serious? Are you serious?”

Then her press secretary replied.

Elshami responded by sending CNSNews.com a Sept. 16 press release from the Speaker’s office entitled, “Health Insurance Reform, Daily Mythbuster: ‘Constitutionality of Health Insurance Reform.’”   The press release states that Congress has “broad power to regulate activities that have an effect on interstate commerce. Congress has used this authority to regulate many aspects of American life, from labor relations to education to health care to agricultural production.”

The release further states: “On the shared responsibility requirement in the House health insurance reform bill, which operates like auto insurance in most states, individuals must either purchase coverage (and non-exempt employers must purchase coverage for their workers)—or pay a modest penalty for not doing so. The bill uses the tax code to provide a strong incentive for Americans to have insurance coverage and not pass their emergency health costs onto other Americans—but it allows them a way to pay their way out of that obligation.  There is no constitutional problem with these provisions.”

Read the whole article. It includes audio, too.

Obama O’Reilly: Twins | ATLAH Media Network

Pastor Manning asks a good question. http://atlah.org/atlahworldwide/?p=492

Not Yours To Give

I read this speech the other day and said to bad our politicians don’t think like Davy Crocket.

“There is one thing now to which I will call your attention. You remember that I proposed to give a week’s pay. There are in that House many very wealthy men–men who think nothing of spending a week’s pay, or a dozen of them, for a dinner or a wine party when they have something to accomplish by it. Some of those same men made beautiful speeches upon the great debt of gratitude which the country owed the deceased–a debt which could not be paid by money–and the insignificance and worthlessness of money, particularly so insignificant a sum as $10,000, when weighted against the honor of the nation. Yet not one of them responded to my proposition. Money with them is nothing but trash when it is to come out of the people. But it is the one great thing for which most of them are striving, and many of them sacrifice honor, integrity, and justice to obtain it.”

If you think that excerpt is good, read the whole thing.

School Children Sing About Obama

This is pretty interesting. I don’t believe praises should be song about any president of the United States. They are our leaders, yes, but they are just men (not deity). It’s amazing how deified our presidents are today.

Lyrics
Song 1:
Mm, mmm, mm!
Barack Hussein Obama

He said that all must lend a hand
To make this country strong again
Mmm, mmm, mm!
Barack Hussein Obama

He said we must be fair today
Equal work means equal pay
Mmm, mmm, mm!
Barack Hussein Obama

He said that we must take a stand
To make sure everyone gets a chance
Mmm, mmm, mm!
Barack Hussein Obama

He said red, yellow, black or white
All are equal in his sight
Mmm, mmm, mm!
Barack Hussein Obama

Yes!
Mmm, mmm, mm
Barack Hussein Obama

Song 2:
Hello, Mr. President we honor you today!
For all your great accomplishments, we all doth say “hooray!”

Hooray, Mr. President! You’re number one!
The first black American to lead this great nation!

Hooray, Mr. President we honor your great plans
To make this country’s economy number one again!

Hooray Mr. President, we’re really proud of you!
And we stand for all Americans under the great Red, White, and Blue!

So continue —- Mr. President we know you’ll do the trick
So here’s a hearty hip-hooray —-

Hip, hip hooray!
Hip, hip hooray!
Hip, hip hooray!

9/12 March on Washington

Someone e-mailed this to me and I had to post it. If we had more Americans like this, maybe the American political scene wouldn’t be so rotten.

Conservative Woodstock Rocks the Capital

I enjoyed most all the signs, but the most convicting one  was “Silence is Consent – Can You Hear Us Now.” When was the last time you told your representatives (Senators, Representative, State Senator, State Representative, or Governor) that you disagree with them. Many time we are too busy complaining to our neighbors, friends, and relatives about the “stupid” decisions, but we neglect to say anything to “our” representatives.

Vote your conscience! Speak your mind!