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ObamaCare = Soylent Green?

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posted on Jul, 21 2009 @ 06:53 AM
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Thanks to the death tax whenever an American dies the government makes a heafty profit. The way the economy and unemployment are headed the gov stands to profit more from death taxation than from income taxation. Yeah, lets give them control of our health.

Imagine if your health insurance provider would confiscate more than half of your property in the event of your death? Would anyone trust that provider to keep you alive?


Government has far more to gain from you being dead than alive. There may be some benefit to keeping certain people alive few in number but from the perspective of government we are mostly useless liabilities. Not by nature but because 60+ years of farming dependents through various big government policies and programs has made it that way. Whether by design or just a side-effect of politicians buying the votes of morons year after year the end result is the same.

Lottery, Brave New World, it's happening now and the illiterate fools shout for more.




posted on Jul, 21 2009 @ 08:04 PM
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I'm not sure if I can buy into the idea that the government fosters any sense of community at the local level. If anything it takes away the responsibility of the individual; one just thinks, "Oh there's a government program for that, I don't have to worry about it."

Giving to charity, however, forces you to examine an issue and to hold the organization accountable. Thus charities are more subject to "market forces" in this sense. If you find out your favorite charity was diverting it's resources to support the lavish lifestyle of it's founder you might think twice about donating. If the government, on the other hand, was wasting money right and left, lining the pockets of friends and family or funding objectionable behavior (e.g. military spending for lib.s or pornography for conservatives), you can't really do much about it. The government still extracts taxes by force if necessary.

This speaks again to the folly of having government rob from the middle class and the rich (but primarily the middle class) to pay for the health care of the poor and probably, in this case illegal aliens. There is no accountability and the money is essentially wasted.



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