Our days are numbered, folks..

imageNot much hope in anything any longer…

With today’s supreme court ruling upholding subsidies for Obamacare, it’s just the latest development that leaves you shaking your head in disbelief.

Barack Obama has become the most divisive, partisan, arrogant, and detached president to occupy the Oval office! On issue after issue, he’s played one side against another..or multiple parties against each other. He values nothing more than political expediency. This is all done under the guise of “fairness” and “for the good of the American people.”! When, truth be told, it’s lead to an exhausted and frustrated nation.

Ranging from the fiasco that is the hallmark of Obamacare to the embarrassing state of our foreign affairs, President Obama has managed to shirk responsibility and lay blame at the doorstep of his political opposition. A compliant media has made sure to characterize every situation to where it appears he is continually locked in battle with the dastardly Republicans ( an inept bunch, if any ever existed!)! Yet, nothing changes..nothing improves. Race relations, national debt, unemployment, foreign relations. It’s all a mess. And President Obama has craftily avoided criticism or a relationship to ANY of it!

The nation continues to busy itself with whatever may be. Or immerse itself in the turmoil of the issue du jour! And it plays perfectly with the Obama and Democrat agenda. Characterize the political opposition as the root of all evil, while offering NO concrete solution whatsoever!

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It is said that Chief Justice Roberts ruled the way he did on this latest challenge to avoid disrupting the operation of the ACA. Rather than stepping back to take an objective, unbiased look at the detail of the law enacted without a SINGLE Republican vote…a law that few, if any, had the slightest idea of the consequences…he decides to take the coward’s way out. And that is what he is in this regard. A coward. A man who set aside his responsibility for the sake of political expedience.

It’s the nation we’ve become today. More and more Americans are giving up hope of turning things around. Of continuing the tried and true practice of the free markets and the entrepreneur. Leaving only a massive, consuming behemoth in the federal government.

It discourages me to see how and why we’ve surrendered ourselves to the warped whims and shameless arrogance of those who support this sort of control.

Today, we saw just another nail in the coffin of the American spirit.

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Flashback!..Just in case you’ve forgotten the past 4 years!….

As you go to the polls today, how about a return to some of the images of the past four years?….Under NO circumstances does this DISASTER  of a President deserve ANYONE’S vote! I have my doubts, but you can’t deny what an Obama presidency is like…

Pelosi, Obama, and Reid revel in their arrogance…

What a joke!

Self explanatory

The ugly face of Occupy Wall Street..essentially endorsed by this President..though they didn’t return the favor…

Obama tells Louisiana governor Jindal those affected by the Gulf oil spill “can get a check”…

Obama tells Russian president Medvedev he will have more latitude in a second term regarding weapons reform…

Obama willing to wipe the slate clean for illegals in this country…

THIS man is a ‘jobs creator’?????

The ineptitude of the Obama administration was NEVER more apparent than the fiasco in Libya…

Obama pretty much disses Israel…

The nightmare that is Obamacare!

Obama tastelessly supports a mosque near Ground Zero…

Obama refuses the Keystone pipeline….

Self explanatory…

Obama insults every business owner in the country….

If you want more of this garbage for the next four years, cast your vote for Barack Obama! It’s just that simple…

More reading…

Virtual Challenger – Victor Davis Hanson

Obama’s Revenge: America’s Challenge – Jeffrey Lord @ The American Spectator

Real hope and change – The New York Post

The President’s Alternate Universe – Guy Benson @ Townhall

 

A ‘game changer’?…I doubt it…

Do you think tonight’s debate will actually change some minds?…I don’t think so. Well, maybe a fraction of the ‘undecideds’. I’m still very puzzled about how someone could be “undecided” in THIS election! The contrasts have NEVER been more stark! Nevertheless, I don’t see any real momentum coming from the Romney campaign out of the first meeting between the two candidates.

That also describes my feeling about the “Obama speech” The Daily Caller was touting last evening. It garnered screaming headlines on Drudge and other conservative media. It may as well be an afterthought this morning.

There’s nothing revealing about it. Nothing about this dangerous man anyone with any common sense didn’t already know. And it will not change any minds or votes. Proponents of such can’t seem to grasp the fact that this is no longer a country that cares for much of anything more than a day or two, at the most. Attention spans are miniscule….concerns beyond one’s own doors hardly exist. Yet this sort of sensational material is STILL considered invaluable to some operatives. Add to it those that SHOULD see it or hear it rarely ever do and those that do just shrug their shoulders and move on. We have become a jaded country lacking in passion and hope. And the irony is the man who can be credited with that attitude is asking for four more years as President. And he will probably get it.

Back to my main focus…the debates….

Powerline Blog has a great piece about the questions that will NEVER be asked….have to say I agree whole heartedly!

QUESTIONS YOU WON’T HEAR TOMORROW NIGHT (actually “tomorrow” is now “tonight”)

The web site e21 (Economic Policies for the 21st Century) has collected a number of questions from several sources which tomorrow night’s moderator, Jim Lehrer, should ask the candidates. They really are very good. Here are a few samples.

Charles Blahous:

On Social Security: For the past two years Social Security’s payroll tax has been reduced and the program given over $200 billion in subsidies from the general government fund to compensate for the uncollected taxes. This policy ended decades of bipartisan commitment to FDR’s original vision that Social Security would be a self-financing system of earned benefits, supported entirely by separate payroll taxes paid by workers. Explain why you supported or opposed turning Social Security into a general-fund-subsidized system. Do you think that Social Security benefits will retain their historical political support now that they substantially exceed what today’s workers and beneficiaries have paid for?

David Malpass:

In order to expand its regulatory powers, the EPA has declared that carbon dioxide is poisonous. People produce carbon dioxide when they breathe out, and plants require carbon dioxide to grow. If the EPA ruling is enforced, it will cost thousands, maybe millions of jobs. Do you think carbon dioxide is poisonous? How will you enforce or modify the EPA ruling?

Stephen Goldsmith:

Do you believe the federal government has too much or too little control over American families and communities? If you think it is too much what one or two major reforms would you advocate that might change that balance?

James C. Capretta:

Mr. President, you held a fiscal responsibility summit in February 2009 during which you pledged that your administration would make the tough choices and yet, during your term, the fiscal outlook has deteriorated rapidly. The Congressional Budget Office now projects that U.S. debt will reach 90 percent of GDP under your policies. Why didn’t your administration tackle these tough issues, especially during the two-years when your party had sizeable majorities in Congress?

e21 Staff:

After previous deep recessions, the economy and labor market had strong recoveries. Why is growth so meager and unemployment so high this time?

What makes economies grow and incomes rise? And where do government spending and taxes fit in your view?

The questions are generally at a high level, and focus on the issues that badly need to be debated. Let’s hope we get more questions along these lines, and fewer like “Why don’t you stop making war on women?”

Ben Stein..plus MORE to know about the man you DON’T know!

Ben Stein is back with more of his take on Mr. Cool!….

LETTERMAN STUNNER!

The smoothest atrocity of campaign 2012

Wednesday
“So, on Tuesday night, after our grueling flight down from Spokane to LAX, I stayed up. I watched on CSPAN Mrs. Michelle Obama give a speech at what I think must have been the University of Florida. Then came The Main Event: The President interviewed by David Letterman. It was a stunner.

First, when Mr. Obama came out, the crowd went wild. That’s not surprising. The first question that Dave asked Mr. Obama was something like this: “You look great. How much do you weigh these days?”

Mr. Obama answered, as if the question were not insane, “About one eighty.”

“Looks good on you,” said Dave. “You carry it well.”

The first question should have been, “Mister President, what on earth are you doing here? The Middle East is on the brink of war. Iran, the most dangerous nation on earth, is about to get a nuclear bomb. Why did you blow off talks to save the world from an Islamic bomb and the Mideast from war to appear on a comedy talk show?”

Of course, that was never asked.

Instead, we got a lot about Republican obstructionism in Congress and the greed of the Republican rich. (Mr. Letterman makes about $30 million a year.) After one particular sally, Dave actually asked, “Is this just the attitude of the country club rich?” or something like that. Well, duh. It takes one to know one, Dave. How dare you talk about “the rich” as if you were a peasant laborer in Sinkiang?

It was a spectacularly ass-kissing performance, but just about what I expected from Dave. However, Mr. Obama is so smooth, just so incredibly, unbelievably smooth, it just left me gasping.

At one point when Dave was fulminating against Republicans, Mr. Obama, who is about one hundred times smoother than anyone else running for President this year, said something like, “Look. I have been traveling all around this country. I meet a lot of Republicans. They’re good, hard-working people.”

This was genius. Why don’t we have any geniuses (besides Karl Rove) on our side? It made Mr. Obama seem almost huggable for that instant.

But, more to the point, Mr. Obama, like his charming and very likeable wife, made a simple point that the Republicans just cannot seem to answer. He said, and she said, and they’ve been saying for months, something like this. “We want to help everyone get into the middle class and to be as successful as they can be. And when we make it to success, we want to help others to make it to success, too. That’s not what the Republicans want.”

That is nonsense on many counts.

First of all, Americans make it into the middle class not by entitlements, not by affirmative action except in a few cases, but by something that the Obamas rarely mention: extremely hard work and thrift.

We Republicans want everyone to succeed. We have had student loans, too. We had the GI Bill, too. But we recognize that there is no government program that can substitute for hard work. You cannot pass a bill to make everyone middle class. That takes work and thrift.

We are the party that believes in work. (We used to be the party that believed in thrift but that was a while ago.)

Second, what have the Obamas done to encourage hard work? Putting people on food stamps? Putting people on welfare? No. That’s a short-term expedient. But work is what does it and Mr. Obama has the street cred to tell his friends and brothers and sisters that they must stop complaining and actually work.

Of course, he never does. It all reminds me of years and years ago when I ghost wrote a book for a very famous civil rights leader of black heritage. He would repeatedly tell audiences, “Look, demand equal rights, and I’m with you. Demand equality of opportunity and I am right there with you. But if you learn to plumb a house or fix an electric circuit you can feed your family for life.”

I wonder if Mr. Obama ever thinks of saying that. Nahh, why should he? He has things going his way just fine.

Meanwhile, one more little note. Dave pointed out that at the GOP convention, there was a debt clock and the dollars on it scared him. “How big is our debt right now,” Dave asked him.

“I don’t really know,” said Mr. Obama. I AM NOT KIDDING!!!!! What? The POTUS doesn’t know how big the national debt is? Can that be? I guess that if he is so uninformed that he thinks that a small tax rise on the rich and a few trims in federal projects here and there will solve the deficit catastrophe, it is possible he actually knows almost nothing except to be slick. And, wow, is he slick.

I want to be back in Idaho.”

MORE READING:

The Washington Examiner series: THE OBAMA YOU DON’T KNOW!…continues….

A CHILDHOOD OF PRIVILEGE, NOT HARDSHIP

OBAMA’S ARMY – Washington Free Beacon

Who needs elections when we have the mainstream media?

Health Care Tax Penalty Investment Fee Will Hit Six Million People – Reason

Winning a Winnable Race – Ramesh Ponnuru @ National Review

What Romney should and shouldn’t do from here

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As if you DIDN’T know!….

With today’s crappy numbers on the jobs front, it’s not like you’re taken by surprise by this….not in the least…

Neither are the guys at The End of the American Dream Blog:

The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves: 10 Ways That Obama Is Killing Jobs In America

Have you ever heard the old saying “the beatings will continue until morale improves”?  According to Wikipedia, that phrase is often “used sarcastically to indicate the counterproductive nature of such punishment or excessive control over subordinates such as staff in the workplace or children living at home.”  Well, apparently Barack Obama believes that the more punishment that he inflicts on the U.S. economy the more we will like him.  What other explanation is there for his insane economic policies?  The truth is that Barack Obama is killing jobs in America.  His regulations are absolutely crippling our businesses, he has been heavily promoting new job killing “free trade” agreements, Obamacare has the potential to be the most job killing law of all time, and he is running up debt that will crush job creation in this country for ages to come. Obama will likely go down as the most anti-business president in U.S. history.  He has presided over the worst “recovery” from a recession in post-World War II history, and under his leadership a whole host of economic statistics have steadily gotten worse.  The percentage of working age Americans that have jobs has not bounced back since the end of the last recession, and now the next major economic crisis is rapidly approaching.

Thanks Obama.

The following are 10 ways that Obama is killing jobs in America….

#1 Blocking The Keystone Oil Pipeline

The Keystone pipeline would have created thousands of new jobs.  It would have stretched 1,700 miles from Canada to Texas.  It would have been a major step toward independence from Middle East oil.  It would have brought more than 700,000 barrels of oil a day from the heart of Alberta to refineries in Texas.

It would have revitalized the economies of Montana, South Dakota, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and Texas.

It would have helped reduce energy costs in the United States.

It would have been good for America.

But instead, Barack Obama chose to listen to radical environmental groups and has blocked the plan.

So we all lose.

The lack of a coherent energy policy from this administration has hurt all of us.  Since Barack Obama entered the White House, the price of gasoline has risen by about 84 percent.

Thanks Obama.

#2 Obamacare

As I wrote about the other day, Obamacare is going to kill countless numbers of jobs.

Obamacare is going to require all businesses that have at least 50 full-time workers to either provide very expensive health insurance for their employees or pay a $2,000 penalty for each worker after the first 30 employees.

This is going to do a few things….

1) It is going to encourage small businesses to stay under the 50 full-time employee cap.

2) It is going to encourage some businesses to fire workers because they are now too expensive to be profitable.

3) It is going to make businesses operating in the United States even less competitive with foreign businesses than they were before.  So even more jobs and even more businesses will leave the United States.

But even though Obama knows all of this, he is completely and totally unrepentant about this law.  The following is a statement that Obama made at a campaign event the other day….

“I’ll work with anybody who wants to work with me to continue to improve our health care system and our health care laws, but the law I passed is here to stay”

#3 Crippling Regulations

The Obama administration has been piling tons of new regulations on to the backs of our businesses and this is absolutely killing many of them.

The Heritage Foundation says that “the Obama Administration imposed 75 new major regulations from January 2009 to mid-FY 2011, with annual costs of $38 billion. There were only six major deregulatory actions during that time, with reported savings of just $1.5 billion.”

In addition, right now federal agencies are working on thousands more new regulations for U.S. businesses.

Just for Obamacare, 13,000 pages of new regulations have already been written.

How in the world are U.S. businesses supposed to thrive in such an environment?

Sadly, our whole society has become absolutely obsessed with regulations.

The following is a perfect example of the “regulation mindset” that is pervading our society these days….

A Florida lifeguard has been booted from his lifeguard chair for running to save a man who was floundering in the surf.

Tomas Lopez , 21, was fired by his supervisor for vacating his lifeguarding zone to save a man drowning in an unprotected area of the beach in Hallandale Beach, Fla., on Monday, reports the Sun Sentinel.

Lopez’ employer is not paid to patrol the zone where the man had been in trouble.

Can you imagine a lifeguard being fired for saving a drowning man because it was “not his zone”?

That story does not have anything to do with Obama, but it does show the kind of mentality that control freaks such as Obama are imposing on this nation.

#4 Taxes

Barack Obama keeps trying to hit us with sneaky new taxes.  There are more than 20 new taxes in the Obamacare law alone.

Obama does not seem to understand the impact that heavy tax burdens are having on businesses all over America.  The following is from a recent Forbes article….

The president’s (and congressional Democrats’) insistence on higher net taxes is a job-killer in several ways: Higher taxes prevent businesses from expanding and deter consumers from spending.  Many in the middle class already feel that taxes are extortionate and, fearing even higher taxes, have decreased their spending, thereby reducing demand for goods and services.

#5 “Free Trade” Agreements

Barack Obama has been prancing all over the nation declaring that “free trade” will mean more jobs for American workers.

By now, hopefully you all know what a lie that is.  Every single year, the U.S. buys hundreds of billions of dollars more stuff from the rest of the world than they buy from us.  Those dollars could be going to support U.S. jobs and U.S. businesses instead.

Because we have such radically unbalanced trade, our formerly great manufacturing cities are turning into festering sores.  Cities that were once teeming with economic activity have degenerated into hellholes.

During 2010 alone, an average of 23 manufacturing facilities permanently shut down in the United States every single day.

Overall, the United States has lost more than 56,000 manufacturing facilities since 2001.

So why doesn’t Obama do something about this?

Instead of reversing this trend, he says that he wants even more trade with China.

Well, right now the U.S. spends about 4 dollars on goods and services from China for every one dollar that China spends on goods and services from the United States.

China hits our goods with ridiculous tariffs and we let them get away with it.  According to the New York Times, a Jeep Grand Cherokee that costs $27,490 in the United States costs about $85,000 in China thanks to all the tariffs.

And Obama wants more of this?

According to the Economic Policy Institute, America is losing half a million jobs to China every single year.

Do we really want to keep losing those jobs?

According to Professor Alan Blinder of Princeton University, 40 million more U.S. jobs could be sent offshore over the next two decades if current trends continue.

So what is the answer that Obama proposes?

He wants more!

The Obama administration has already made new “free trade” deals with Panama, South Korea and Colombia.  In addition, the Obama administration is making the Trans-Pacific Partnership (“the NAFTA of the Pacific“) a very high priority.

In addition to killing millions of our jobs, that new treaty would reportedly ban all “Buy American laws“.

What in the world is Obama doing?

#6 Killing The Coal Industry On Purpose

New carbon emission rules from the Environmental Protection Agency seem to target coal-powered plants in particular.  I guess this fulfills Barack Obama’s promise to kill off the coal industry.  The following is from the Washington Post….

Industry officials and environmentalists said in interviews that the rule, which comes on the heels of tough new requirements that the Obama administration imposed on mercury emissions and cross-state pollution from utilities within the past year, dooms any proposal to build a coal-fired plant that does not have costly carbon controls.

“This standard effectively bans new coal plants,” said Joseph Stanko, who heads government relations at the law firm Hunton and Williams and represents several utility companies. “So I don’t see how that is an ‘all of the above’ energy policy.”

#7 Wasting Money

Instead of spending our money in ways that would be productive for our economy, the Obama administration continues to spend money in some of the most wasteful ways imaginable.  The following are just a few examples from one of my previous articles….

-In 2011, the National Institutes of Health spent $592,527 on a study that sought to figure out once and for all why chimpanzees throw poop.

-The National Institutes of Health has spent more than 5 million dollars on a website called Sexpulse that is targeted at “men who use the Internet to seek sex with men”.  According to Fox News, the website “includes pornographic images of homosexual sex as well as naked and scantily clad men” and features “a Space Invaders-style interactive game that uses a penis-shaped blaster to shoot down gay epithets.”

-If you can believe it, the federal government has actually spent $750,000 on a new soccer field for detainees held at Guantanamo Bay.

You can find many more examples of this phenomenon here and here.

#8 Barack Obama Encourages Government Dependence

At the same time that Barack Obama is absolutely crippling small businesses, he is also encouraging more Americans to kick back and become financially dependent on the federal government.  But it is not good to have tens of millions of Americans sitting around and doing nothing productive for the economy.

Since Barack Obama entered the White House, the number of Americans on food stamps has increased from 32 million to 46 million.

But for Obama that is not enough.

Amazingly, the Obama administration has been spending millions of dollars on ads that encourage even more people to go on food stamps….

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has been running radio ads for the past four months encouraging those eligible to enroll. The campaign is targeted at the elderly, working poor, the unemployed and Hispanics.

The department is spending between $2.5 million and $3 million on paid spots, and free public service announcements are also airing. The campaign can be heard in California, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, and the New York metro area.

Overall, the amount of money that the federal government gives directly to the American people has increased by 32 percent since Barack Obama entered the White House.

Barack Obama may enjoy playing Santa Claus with our money, but this is getting way out of hand.

#9 Barack Obama Has Fully Supported Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke And Actually Nominated Him For A Second Term

More Americans than ever are coming to realize that the Federal Reserve is at the very heart of our economic problems.

And who has been running the Federal Reserve during these troubled times?

Ben Bernanke.

Sadly, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has a track record of failure that is absolutely legendary.  If you have forgotten how badly he has performed over the years, just check out this articlethis article and this article.

But instead of dumping him when his first term ended, Barack Obama decided to nominate Ben Bernanke for another term.

Why does it seem like every single decision that Barack Obama makes is bad for the economy?

#10 The Soaring National Debt Is Killing Millions Upon Millions Of Future Jobs

The debt that Barack Obama is piling up right now will haunt the U.S. economy for ages to come.

When Barack Obama first entered the White House, the U.S. national debt was sitting at 10.6 trillion dollars.  Now it is right on the verge of crossing the 16 trillion dollar mark.

Amazingly, Obama has added more to the national debt than the first 41 presidents combined.

At this point, the United States has more government debt per capita than Greece, Portugal, Italy, Ireland or Spain does.

But Barack Obama shows no sign of slowing down.  In fact, the federal government continues to steal approximately 150 million dollars from our children and our grandchildren every single hour.

In the end, this is going to absolutely destroy our financial system and our economy will collapse.

So what do all of you think about Barack Obama’s economic policies?

Obama’s new Poll Tax!…

“Yes…that’s correct…it’s a tax when I say it’s a tax…just like everything else I do, my primary goal is to f*ck over this country every chance I get…”

The UK Telegraph’s Janet Daley offers a view from across the pond!….

This is going to hurt…

So Barack Obama has won. Hasn’t he? He has seen off the challenge to the one programme which could reasonably be considered a major accomplishment of his presidency. His healthcare plan is constitutional after all – after a fashion. Instead of every American being forced to buy a form of commercial product – health insurance – simply by virtue of the fact that he is a living human being residing in the United States, every American will now simply be forced to pay an additional (healthcare) tax.

There is no question at all that the previous formulation would have to have been struck down by the Supreme Court: what free society can insist that all its citizens be forced to make a government-specified private purchase? You may be required by law to have car insurance – but that’s only if you have a car. There isn’t any insurance – except the kind that protects other people – which the law demands that you buy. But now there is to be just another form of taxation – which, in fact, means that Obamacare much more closely resembles the British model of government-funded, centrally-run healthcare provision which Obama always said he was determined to avoid.

But more important, it resembles that catastrophically ill-fated measure introduced by the Conservatives which was the beginning of their downfall: the poll tax. A universal levy on every adult man and woman which must be paid on threat of a fine (or worse). Just wait till American taxpayers – who are generally a lot less docile about taxation than the British – get the hang of that. We had riots in the streets. I’m betting the US will match that and then some.

The TRUTH about OBAMACARE!

Leave it to the guys at The Economic Collapse and End of the American Dream to tell us what we REALLY need to know!….

 

 

15 Reasons Why The Obamacare Decision Is A Mind Blowing Disaster For America

You can almost always count on the Supreme Court to do the wrong thing.  In fact, just about every major decision by the U.S. Supreme Court over the last 40 years has been bad for America.  Many were hoping that the Supreme Court would strike down Obamacare, but the truth is that we all should have known better than to expect them to get something right.  So now America is headed for a complete and total disaster as Obamacare is fully implemented over the next several years.  Obamacare is going to absolutely shred the infrastructure of our medical system, it is going to send health insurance premiums soaring, it is going to dramatically expand the size and the scope of government, it is going to fundamentally alter the relationships between doctors and their patients and it is one of the largest tax increases in U.S. history.  Not only that, it is also going to add about a trillion dollars to our national debt over the next decade.  So no, the Obamacare decision is not good news.  Obamacare was one of the worst pieces of legislation in American history, and now we are stuck with it.

It was a 5-4 decision to uphold Obamacare, and the swing vote was Chief Justice John Roberts who was appointed by George W. Bush.

After the vote today, it is hard to have any faith in the U.S. Supreme Court.  Many constitutional conservatives kept voting for Republicans in the hope that the direction of the Supreme Court would change, but it hasn’t.

Prior to the Obama administration, Republicans controlled the White House for 20 out of 28 years.  If Republicans were going to fundamentally change the nature of the Supreme Court, that was their opportunity.

But it didn’t happen.

Instead, what we have is a Supreme Court that is dominated by judges that have very little respect for the U.S. Constitution.  When I was in law school I got to study the Supreme Court pretty closely and I quickly realized that most of the time they simply do whatever they want to do and they make up whatever reasons they can to justify their decisions.

That sounds really bad, but that is the truth.

And thanks to the Supreme Court, we are stuck with Obamacare – at least for now.

The following are 15 reasons why the Obamacare decision is a mind blowing disaster for America….

#1 According to the U.S. Supreme Court, the federal government has the power to force you to buy private goods and services.  Now that this door has been opened, what else will we be forced to buy in the future?

#2 Obamacare is another step away from individual liberty and another step toward a “nanny state” where the government dominates our lives from the cradle to the grave.

#3 The IRS is now going to be given the task of hunting down and penalizing millions of Americans that do not have any health insurance.  In fact, the Obama administration has given the IRS 500 million extra dollars “outside the normal appropriations process” to help them enforce the provisions of Obamacare that they are in charge of overseeing.

#4 Obamacare imposes more than 20 new taxes on the American people.  You can find a comprehensive list of Obamacare taxes right here.  If you love paying higher taxes, then you are going to absolutely love Obamacare once it is fully implemented.

#5 In an attempt to “control costs” and “promote efficiency”, Obamacare limits the treatment options that doctors and patients can consider.  This is likely to result in a decrease in life expectancy in the United States.

#6 Obamacare is going to impose nightmarish paperwork burdens on doctors, hospitals and the rest of the healthcare system.  This is going to significantly increase our healthcare costs as a nation.

#7 Obamacare is going to send health insurance premiums soaring.  This is especially true for younger Americans.

#8 Many small businesses are going to be absolutely crushed by the provisions in Obamacare that require them to provide expensive health insurance coverage for their employees.  This is going to make them even less competitive with companies in other countries where businesses are not required to provide healthcare for their workers.  This is also going to make it even less attractive for businesses to hire new employees.

#9 Obamacare is going to make the emerging doctor shortage in America a lot worse.  Surveys have found that we could potentially see hundreds of thousands of doctors leave the medical profession because of Obamacare.

#10 Obamacare has already forced the cancellation of dozens of doctor-owned hospitals.

#11 Obamacare is going to result in a much bigger federal government.  In order to fully implement all of the provisions of Obamacare, hordes of new government bureaucrats will be required.

#12 Thanks to Obamacare, you are going to have to wait much longer to see a doctor.  Just look at what happened once Romneycare was implemented in Massachusetts….

In fact, we have already seen the start of this process in Massachusetts, where Mitt Romney’s health care reforms were nearly identical to President Obama’s. Romney’s reforms increased the demand for health care but did nothing to expand the supply of physicians. In fact, by cracking down on insurance premiums, Massachusetts pushed insurers to reduce their payments to providers, making it less worthwhile for doctors to expand their practices. As a result, the average wait to get an appointment with a doctor grew from 33 days to over 55 days.

#13 Obamacare contains all kinds of insidious little provisions that most people don’t even know about.  The following is one example from the Alliance Defense Fund….

“Did you know that with ObamaCare you will have to pay for life-saving drugs, but life-ending drugs are free. One hundred percent free. If this plan were really about health care wouldn’t it be the other way around?”

#14 As if the U.S. government was not facing enough of a crisis with entitlement spending, it is being projected that Obamacare will add 16 million more Americans to the Medicaid rolls.  You and I will be paying for all of this.

#15 The Congressional Budget Office estimates that Obamacare will add more than a trillion dollars to government spending over the next decade.  Considering the fact that the U.S. government is already drowning in debt, how in the world can we afford this?

So what do you think about the Obamacare decision?