Forget everything you thought you ever knew about Representative Government in The United States.
Nine Supreme Court Justices who are appointed to their positions for life are about to make a historic decision that will affect the future of health care for all of us.
The duly elected Congress of The United States passed The Affordable Health Care Act into Law by the legislative process that has served this nation for a long long time now.
Some obstructionist dissidents on the darker side of Radical Conservatism saw fit to challenge the Law and the Congress in a court that is balanced in favor of The Republicans—5 Republican Justices to 4
Democrats and/or independents as the case may be.
Who is taking bets on the odds that the Obamacare Law will be struck down?
Who is asking the question, “At what point will Conservatism attempt to use The Supreme Court to overturn everything they don’t like and to effectively make the Congress into an impotent non-entity as far as American Politics is concerned?”
Is this how some Republicans think they can eventually gain total and permanent power in America? Will the American People let them do it?
If this thing goes down and we lose Obamacare, how many thousands (Millions?) of Americans will rue the day they did not stand in defense of The Affordable Health Care Act?
How many citizens will have to literally die or get dropped from their insurance plans because no one thought to defend Obamacare?
Maybe Americans are happy being punching bags for the giant moneyed interests who are seeking control of every facet of our lives.
Maybe that is why I have heard no one really complaining about this Conservative attempt to destroy The Affordable Health Care Act that is already helping millions with their medical costs.
Some people in the know believe that if Obamacare goes down at the hands of The Supreme Court, the effects will ripple out to other programs as well.
Some experts are predicting that a failure of Obamacare could mean disaster for programs such as Unemployment Compensation, The Clean Air Act or even The Civil Rights Act.
It is possible that some crazies on the altar of Conservatism could raise constitutional challenges to all these needed laws as well and who knows what their success rate might be with the court being 5 to 4 in favor of the Republican viewpoint on issues?
If Obamacare is struck down, it could open up a can of worms with far-reaching consequences to other laws that might be challenged on their Constitutionality and might have the potential to do real damage to our precious Democratic Republic.
I think it is time for concerned citizens to be getting on those telephones and computers and letting their elected Representatives know their concerns in these vital matters.
Posted by John Liming as his political opinion(s).
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