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In a cynical political move designed to protect Democratic candidates in the next election cycle, President Obama has illegally suspended the Obamacare individual mandate for two years and arbitrarily changed the deadline for registration. This settled law has now been illegally changed at least 20 times by Caesar Obama! I also would bet that they are lying about 7.1 million Obamacare enrollees. It certainly would be in character!

And Attorney General Eric Holder, in speaking to states’ attorneys general, told them they (and he) are not bound to enforce or obey laws they disagree with!

So now we have passed from a nation of laws to a government of men who will not uphold the law unless it pleases them!

Clearly the avenue to pursue if there are disagreements with settled laws is both the Supreme Court (the final arbiter) and the Congress of the United States. The problem is that this administration is dismissive and contemptuous of the Constitution, Congress and the Supreme Court!

Here you have, in Holder’s statement, the governing philosophy of the Obama administration. They will readily act, or not act, outside the law to further their agenda.

Statistically, there are about 72 million registered Democrats in America. Of that number, 71 percent, or a little more than 51 million, say President Obama is doing a good job.

I can say with certainty how these same people would have reacted if President Bush had rammed “Bushcare” down our collective throats; lied to the American people repeatedly; or if he, as president, had broken the law, ignored the Constitution and abused the power of his office – all the while behaving like a Third World dictator! They would have been apoplectic and demanding heads to roll!

Their behavior now is gross partisan hypocrisy and ignorance! Like members of a cult, they are simply programmed to recognize no fault from a Democrat!

Robert Smock

Hephzibah

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jkline
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jkline 04/04/14 - 04:27 am
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The Rule of Law does not apply

The rule of law has never been respected in the slightest way by the current Administration. The Snowden affair, all by itself, proved its complete contempt for the US Constitution. But it also proved that the Executive Branch has become so powerful that it may, in fact, ignore law as it sees fit. Law, as such, has been stripped of all moral force, and now is nothing more than just another tool in the political toolbox to control the civilian population.

localguy55
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localguy55 04/04/14 - 06:06 am
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Agree on most

Most of what Robert is saying is by far the truth, however, in his first paragraph he refers to Obamacare as settled law. I disagree. No law can be deemed "settled".

This term is used by democrats to purposely give that impression.

Sorry, but there is no law that can not be changed or repealed. That includes Obamacare. But with the vermin democrats in charge they will do as Robert says in his letter, they will lie and deceive to get their agenda through, and when a law gets in their way they will just ignore it.

I can not remember any time in modern history where a President and an administration has gotten away with so much lawlessness.

And just as Robert's letters imply, a Republican president doing the same things would have been impeached and Cabinet members such as Eric Holder would have been jailed by now.

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deestafford 04/04/14 - 07:22 am
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Another excellent letter by Robert Smock...

Another excellent letter by Robert Smock.

No president in modern history has acted like Obama; however, the last one that I can remember in my study of history to act the way Obama has and is worshiped by too many today because of revisionist history was Abraham Lincoln. He too acted like a ruler rather than a president and also trampled on the Constitution. The War Between the States was not a reason to do away with the rule of law.

We are living in the greatest information age in history since we have so many sources of information---some good and too many bad. Unfortunately, the predominate media covers for Obama because they are fellow travelers along the road toward totalitarianism by the "first black president." Why? Because they are far left liberals and refuse to admit it and are also afraid of being called racist if they criticize Obama.

Any criticism of Obama immediately brings the cry, "You are only criticizing him because he's black." That cry comes immediately from the Congress Black Caucus of Liberal Blacks and the major Democratic talking heads.

Obama and his acolytes are not astute in many things but they are astute enough in this area to play it to the hilt in order to bring the US down to be "equal" to the other countries.

The bottomline is the United States has a "Fundamental Transformist" for a president, a man who views with disdain the underlying political theories of the office he holds and the martial sacrifice of the men and women in uniform that he leads. While at the same time he and his trip-happy wife enjoy, no bask, in the luxury of the office he holds. When times get tough Obama directs, "Fire up Air Force One. I want to play Pebble Beach."

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Bizkit 04/04/14 - 07:38 am
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I think Obama's plan to

I think Obama's plan to divide America will result in violence (part of that marxist social revolution paradigm)-so he is concerned who will have guns in the proceeding civil war he created. Course evolution being what it is -taking guns will just produce a new more devastating weapon that people would lament the ole gun like the ole bow and arrow.

localguy55
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localguy55 04/04/14 - 09:27 am
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Where are the rest of the

Where are the rest of the commenter s ? ? ?

Pond Life
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Pond Life 04/04/14 - 09:54 am
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They are searching for
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They are searching for liberal talking points to try to defend their beloved.

dichotomy
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dichotomy 04/04/14 - 09:58 am
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"will result in violence" I

"will result in violence"

I can't believe it hasn't started already. If we used a little tea tax as an excuse for a full blown revolution, Americans have certainly missed a lot of opportunities for another one in the last 6 years. Of course, we had our share of "loyalists" back then too. I never thought I would see the majority in this country take so much lawlessness from a wannabe dictator without so much as a whimper. Whatever made this country great for a couple of hundred years....well....we've sure lost it. I think it started with the Great welfare Society.

localguy55
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localguy55 04/04/14 - 10:11 am
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dichotomy

"I never thought I would see the majority in this country take so much lawlessness from a wannabe dictator without so much as a whimper."

It's because the "dumbmasses" have been educated by government schools, brainwashed by the liberal media, and purposely distracted by TV, the internet, and cell phones.

Think about it, if you take people that act more like cattle limit their mobility, feed and house them, and allow them a few toys, then brainwash them into believing this is all they need in life, there you go, you have just created low information voters.

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 04/04/14 - 10:16 am
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General comment

I truly believe that if the Democratic Party wants to win the next Presidential election, then we better put forward a person with armed forces experience. Obviously Putin is "JERKING OBAMA"S CHAIN!!!!"

fedex227
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fedex227 04/04/14 - 12:07 pm
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I checked the archives ...
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to view the letters and posts expressing outrage when President Bush extended the congressionally mandated enrollment deadline for Medicare Part D. Couldn't find any. Funny that.

Pond Life
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Pond Life 04/04/14 - 12:32 pm
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Hmm
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I just searched through history looking for where Bush allowed the government to be shut down because he refused to let Congress extend Medicare enrollment, then turn around a few months later and do that very thing. (It's only a good idea if it's his idea) Couldn't be purely for political reasons, now could it?

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owensjef3 04/04/14 - 12:54 pm
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Talking and hoping for
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Talking and hoping for violence tells me everything I need to know about some. They could have never walled in MLK shoes. Talking like you are oppressed is an insult to people who were and still are around the world.

KSL
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KSL 04/04/14 - 01:07 pm
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How many deadlines to Bush

How many deadlines to Bush extend?

Pond Life
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Pond Life 04/04/14 - 01:26 pm
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Were they conveniently
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Were they conveniently extended to JUST after elections?

Pond Life
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Pond Life 04/04/14 - 01:37 pm
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How many union buddies and
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How many union buddies and cronies were exempted from Medicare?

Pond Life
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Pond Life 04/04/14 - 01:38 pm
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How many people had their
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How many people had their insurance cancelled and lost their doctor when Medicare part D was enacted?

fedex227
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fedex227 04/04/14 - 01:56 pm
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So many questions ...
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yes it was exteded until after mid-term elections.
medicare part D was not an insurance program, so no.
When one President bypasses congress and extends a mandatory deadline it's okay. When the current President does it, it's not. Got it.

Pond Life
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Pond Life 04/04/14 - 02:01 pm
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No, it's not ok. I haven't
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No, it's not ok. I haven't seen any one defend it....but the severity and repeated violations add up. If a person goes 5 miles over the speed limit once and a while is that as bad as the guy who is doing 20+ over ...... all the time.....and then brags about it?

Pond Life
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Pond Life 04/04/14 - 02:01 pm
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Medicare isn't an insurance
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Medicare isn't an insurance program and the ACA is? Got it.

fedex227
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fedex227 04/04/14 - 02:15 pm
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Twisting words ...
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Medicare Part D is not an insurance program, it is a prescription drug program, the ACA is an insurance program.

KSL
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KSL 04/04/14 - 02:27 pm
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That is a subtle

That is a subtle technicality.

localguy55
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localguy55 04/04/14 - 02:38 pm
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It's ok Pond Life some people

It's ok Pond Life some people will defend the indefensible regardless of the destruction it causes. Read up on the Nuremberg Trials.

The parody, with regards to the leftist of today, is how they justify their actions when they are in control. But when the truth comes out they say things like "I was only doing my job". It did not work then and it does not work now.

owensjef3
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owensjef3 04/04/14 - 03:19 pm
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Nuremberg, really?
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Nuremberg, really?

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 04/04/14 - 03:35 pm
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PL @ 3:01

"Medicare isn't an insurance program and the ACA is? Got it"

I am not saying that you said this, but the way I understand it, Medicare IS AN insurance and The ACA is a law that makes people to have insurance.

t3bledsoe
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t3bledsoe 04/04/14 - 03:38 pm
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General question

Does SOMEONE need to define insurance??

Pond Life
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Pond Life 04/04/14 - 03:59 pm
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Medicare part D is INSURANCE
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Medicare part D is INSURANCE that covers prescription drugs, so yes, itis an insurance program. And how many people lost their doctor because of Bush?

KSL
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KSL 04/04/14 - 04:29 pm
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My prescription card is

My prescription card is issued by an insurance company. Maybe it is technically called a prescription plan, but for all intent, it is insurance.

fedex227
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fedex227 04/04/14 - 04:33 pm
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Last post ...
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Medicare is an insurance program. Medicare Part D is a prescription drug plan. You cannot just go out and get Medicare Part D. You have to be enrolled in the Medicare insurance program. Goin' fishin'.

Conservative Man
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Conservative Man 04/04/14 - 04:34 pm
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If Obama was Pinnochio….

…we'd have enough firewood to last a hundred years.

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