Thursday, March 28, 2013

Lies, Damn Lies, and "Comprehensive Immigration Reform"

As the "Gang of Eight" secretly negotiates some sort of grand, "comprehensive immigration reform" bill -- in conjunction with La Raza and the government of Mexico -- let's step back for a moment and consider the context:

• The union representing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been shut out of "negotiations"

• All negotiations are occurring behind closed doors -- in smoke-filled rooms, one would presume -- without any of the traditional legislative process that would permit the public (or most Senators, for that matter) to read and debate the bill

• In back-to-back interviews on Spanish language television, President Obama said that he is "confident that we can get it done" ("it" meaning Amnesty and open borders, one could surmise).

But let's drop back even further. Let's remember some key promises.

Do you recall all of the president's promises regarding Obamacare? How health care premiums would drop by an average of $2,500 a family? How if you liked your health care plan you could keep it? Remember all of the endless, Chavez-like speeches?

Yep, we do. Then please consider the following headlines from the last 24 hours alone:

Federal healthcare law could boost some California premiums by 30%: Los Angeles Times
Health insurance cost expected to skyrocket in 2014 under Obamacare: Times Free-Press
Study: Claims costs that drive premiums will rise 32 percent in under health law: Washington Post
CNN Reports On Rising Health Care Premiums Due To Obamacare: RCP
Health Care Law is Creating a Nation of Part-Time Workers: Free Enterprise

Insurance Prices Could Jump: Wall Street Journal
Health care law changes will be drastic for many: Star Beacon
Health care reform making many woozy: American Farm Bureau
Insurers expect premiums to rise sharply next year for some: UT San Diego
Sebelius: Some Insurance Costs Could Increase When Law Is Implemented: Kaiser Health News

When it comes to the Stimulus, Cash-for-Clunkers, Dodd-Frank, Obamacare and every other exercise in central planning, this president and the Democrat Party in general have a record only the 1962 Mets could love.

Obama makes Pinocchio look like George Washington.


Jefferson Ohio said...

Unfortunately, all of this critical information is relative to a biscuit recipe. The leftist main stream media ignores the truth and what little does make it to print, is viewed by glazed eyes. I'm guessing 7 out 10 Americans know who the Kardashian sisters are, but couldn't name their 2 Senators.

The MUSEman said...

1962 Mets? Hardly, DirectorBlue. From their perspective, they're World Champions, and Saul Alinksy would be proud:

"do what you can with what you have and clothe it with moral arguments."

"goals must be phrased in terms like Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, or of the Common Welfare or Pursuit of Happiness or Bread and Peace".

Thanks for reading!