A Commentary by J. D. Longstreet
In an article at http://www.express.co.uk we learn the following:
"THOUSANDS of Britons are carrying out DIY (Do It Yourself) dentistry, pulling their own teeth with pliers and using household glue to stick down fillings.
Unable to afford soaring charges, almost a fifth of people have all but given up going to their dentist, the Sunday Express has discovered.
There has been a surge in sales of dental kits at pharmacies including chemicals to whiten teeth.
Experts say that up to 200,000 DIY dentists risk injuring themselves and missing out on potentially life-saving check-ups.
Up to a third of adults no longer have an NHS (National Health Service) dentist, according to the latest figures.
Gulf War veteran Ian Boynton, 46, from Woodmansey, East Yorkshire, pulled out 13 of his teeth with pliers because he was in agony and could not find an NHS (National Health Service) dentist to treat him.
In another case a 46-year-old man from Wandsworth, south London, needed major surgery after he stuck a crown into his mouth with super glue which rotted the bone in his gum.
Other DIY dentists have whitened teeth with household cleaning products and popped ulcers with pins." SOURCE: http://www.express.co.uk/news/health/399032/Now-we-pull-out-our-own-teeth-Boom-in-DIY-dental-kits-as-patients-cannot-afford-NHS-fees
Is this where Obamacare will eventually take American health care? I believe it is.
I am asked, occasionally, why I still harp on Obamacare so much. The answer is simple. America was sold a bill of goods. I should probably qualify that last statement. Only those Americans who bought into the idea of Obamacare, as Obama and the liberal-socialists who make up the modern Democratic Party presented it, were hoodwinked. Most clear-thinking adult human beings saw through the scam from the beginning and warned and warned and WARNED against it. We TOLD you what it was -- and is -- and we told you what it would do to America, as a whole, and to you and I as individuals.
Obamacare is a lie, dear reader, one of the biggest lies ever told the American people and one of the biggest lies/hoaxes ever perpetrated upon any nation on the globe. It was -- and is -- a grand “CON.” It is founded on Marxism and is, in fact, Socialism. But it is more than that – much more. It brings America to the threshold of becoming a police state.
Oh, uh, gun owners... you're not going to like Obamacare. Here's why. Under Obamacare there is a strong likelihood that if you own a gun you will not get healthcare insurance.
Far-fetched, you say? Maybe. Before you decide definitively for yourself, check out this article at the Washington Times entitled "U.S. quietly begins to study gun safety." You'll find it here: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/oct/19/nih-funds-study-of-teen-firearms/?page=all
And then read this article entitled: "Stealth Agencies for Gun Control" at: http://karendecoster.com/stealth-agencies-for-gun-control.html
Why would the national HEALTH agency (NIH) be studying gun control issues or any issue having to do with guns? I mean, after all -- it is a HEALTH agency, right? Their intention, I believe, is to fix solidly in the collective mind of the public that guns (and gun control) is actually, a HEALTH issue. It's a lie, of course. But tell a lie long enough and people begin to believe it.
With the extension of government control into the everyday lives of American citizens, which Obamacare will certainly do, it will provide the perfect vehicle for gun control.
By establishing gun violence as a health issue it will fall within the purview of the universal health care laws. Once that is done, it is a very simple step, indeed, to declare that an Obamacare Policy holder who owns guns, even for self-protection in the home, does not qualify for national healthcare. Turn in your guns and get your healthcare, or keep your guns and don’t get healthcare.
Wait a minute! It will be against the law not to have healthcare, so you must turn in your guns or be fined, and not have healthcare, or heavens forbid, go to jail and not have healthcare… or simply turn in your guns and have healthcare and all is well. See? Is it clear now?
OK. So maybe not. But I think you begin to understand why it has gun owners across the nation, and a few in Congress worried.
Here's a snippet from the article by Karen De Coster we mentioned above: “But in the end, even the CDC couldn’t make its research work in favor of its agenda. Its own studies could not link gun control laws to the reduction of crime. Nevertheless, any time the government studies “gun safety,” you know that in spite of the fact that all the research in the world will not support its end goal of the necessity of disarmament, the aim is to produce enough information, studies, and opinions to influence the public against gun ownership and persuade them to internalize the emotional aspect of the issue, thereby leading them to despise guns, distrust gun owners, and desire more government intervention to make gun ownership more difficult.
The anti-gun movement is built on pure emotion – hating guns and being afraid of guns – so building perception among the masses through fear mongering and emotional coercion is much more essential, and uncomplicated, than actually proving a hard case through a mishmash of statistics.”
Obamacare is the law of the land. Until we have a veto proof conservative Congress, or a conservative controlled Congress AND President, we have no hope of riding ourselves of this plague. The best we can hope for is that the Republican House of Representatives will "starve" Obamacare by cutting off funds for various elements of the law, or at least decreasing funding for it.
Obamacare is ALL about POWER for the government and SERFDOM for the American people. It always has been.
In the past few weeks and months we have seen State legislatures reassert themselves as sovereign states and begin to nullify federal laws within their states as my native state of South Carolina did just days ago. It won't work, of course, because of the "Supremacy Clause" of the US Constitution, but it allows the states to state publicly -- and for the record -- where they stand on Obamacare. And another thing: It demonstrates to the world, just exactly where those states stand in the fight for the preservation of freedom in America.
It is going to get a lot uglier, dear reader, when the federal government decides it must use force to motivate the states to obey those laws the states say are unconstitutional. But, just as we warned way back in 2007 and 2008, THIS is what a nation gets when it opts for socialism and elects a socialist as President and hands over the reins of the Congress to socialists as well.
Ready to do something about it? Keep the pressure on your Congressperson and your Senators. Hold their feet to the fire. There's an election coming in November of 2014 a little over a year and a half from right now. Let them know you will be voting for the candidate supporting the repeal of Obamacare. Be ready.
© J. D. Longstreet
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