On October 21st President Obama appeared before the American People to start doing damage control for his signature piece of legislation, his legacy, the one thing he seemed happy to have his name attached to during the campaign, Obamacare. Among his reassurances that we could go to a call center, or go to a brick and motor exchange, he had this great bit reassuring news to give to his employers, the American People. The short little blurb has been ringing in my ears ever sense President Obama dared to let these soulless lies slip through his arrogant lips.
“The product is good,the health insurance that’s being provided is good. It’s high quality and it’s affordable. People can save money, significant money, by getting insurance that’s being provided through these marketplaces. And we know that the demand is there. People are rushing to see what’s available. And those who have already had a chance to enroll are thrilled with what’s available.”
I am not even going to dive into the fact that there are hundreds, if not thousands of stories of people who are now paying double for insurance from what they were before. I am not going to dive into the fact that these people are only paying less for these horrible plans with massive deductibles because of tax payer subsidies. I am not going to dive into the fact that on the first day of Obamacare only 6 people where able to sign up. There are thousands of things that I could through out at this malingers fable, but I chose in stead to focus on a simple fact that is so often over looked. An action taken by President Obama and his progressive thugs in congress that shielded themselves from the harsh realities of Obamacare. An illegal carve out for unions and politicians. So important was this carve out that Senate Democrats and Harry Reid voted to shut down the government in order to preserve it. Now if only I could remember what it was… ah yes now I remember, the illegal waivers granted to both members of congress and their staff, as well as countless union organizations.
Why, if the product is so good as President Obama claims it to be, do congressmen who make a $174,000 a year salary need to be subsides in the exchanges? Why do their aides need subsidies? If the insurances offered on Obamacare is so affordable, if it is so good, if it is so wonderful why then has President Obama himself not dropped the expensive Cadillac plan that he enjoys for himself and his family (on our dime), and join the exchanges? I mean President Obama makes $400,000 a year from his presidential salary alone, he doesn’t have to pay for his housing, he doesn’t have to pay for his clothing, he doesn’t have to pay for his transportation, with his minimal expenses why is he not joining the exchanges?
The answer is quite simple really, President Obama does not really care. His end goal is a progressive state founded on marxist principles championed by the early progressive monsters like Margret Sanger, and George Bernard Shaw. His methods are those that he taught in college, he utilizes Saul Alinsky tactics. Obamacare is nothing more than a stepping stone. It does not mater what happens to the pawns as the masters cross these stones, for in the end we will all end up serfs dependent upon their grace.