Michelle Malkin is having an Obamacare poster contest.
As usual, I jumped into something without reading the rules first, which was to use old WWII poster art for the creations, but oh well, I’m sticking with this.
Oh, this is interesting:
Conservative blogger, Dan J of Falling Panda, infiltrated an Obama Health Care Meet-up in North Hollywood:
As the discussion began, the meetings participants immediately began firing off questions about the details of the health care plan to Sandra and the other woman who was leading the event. For all of their enthusiasm these group leaders were completely incapable of describing the particulars of the Obama plan in any coherent way. What they did understand however was that Obama’s “public option”, the government run insurance program that Obama wants to create to compete with the private insurance companies, was the first step towards the entitlement that almost everyone in that room (based on the raising of hands at the beginning of the meeting) was really longing for. That being a European style “single payer” health care system. They also understood that part of their job as grassroots activist promoting the plan was to ensure people that the plan was not going to result in “single payer”. How Obamaesque.
Uh huh…typical lefties.
As Rush likes to say: They get up every morning and ask themselves, “How can we fool them, today”.
The bottom line, though, is that Dan went away from the meeting not terribly impressed with the Obots’ abilities to persuade an increasingly dubious populous.
Obamacare can be defeated.
SPEAKING OF RUSH…
He was really on a tear, earlier today. I’ve never heard him sounding this alarmed:
CALLER: It gives me a warm fuzzy feeling, I tell you. Number two, thank God my husband has a good job, but you were mentioning about the health care thing, we have benefits through his company. What happens when everybody gets free health care, do we still have to pay through his company do you think or are we going to be able to get off this and get it free like everybody else or are we going to be paying double the price? I have no clue what’s going to happen.
RUSH: Everybody is going to be paying more. There will be taxes on the company-provided benefits. Either the company will pay the taxes or the employee will pay the taxes as imputed income. There are also other tax increases planned. Obama is planning on limiting, if not eliminating, all tax deductions for the top tax brackets, as a means of raising more revenue. It’s another tax increase, which is going to provide many disincentives for people who engage in charitable activities or whatever to get the tax deduction for it. It’s a disaster in the making. It is an outright utter disaster he has planned. What’s going to happen, the answer to your question is people are going to get laid off. As everybody is going to be required to have health insurance and health coverage businesses are not going to be able to afford it, the recipients are going to have fewer jobs. They’ll have to fire people; they’ll have to lay people off.
CALLER: Well, that makes me feel so much better.
RUSH: It should make you feel better. It should make you feel a lump in your throat. We are on the cusp of an unmitigated national disaster and catastrophe. There is no possible way to overstate this. Folks, you know me. I am not an alarmist. I am an optimist. I try to find the good things about every day. I want to enjoy life and I want to help as many other people enjoy life. But I tell you, what I see coming down the pike as it gets worse and worse and worse, the architects of this thing, let’s do more of what’s making it worse, it’s time to put the foot down. It’s an unmitigated disaster. It is a Obama-caused tailspin and it has to be stopped. It must be stopped, for the sake of everybody’s kids and grandkids and great-grandkids and the country as well. Madeleine, thanks much for the call.
Are you listening Republicans in Congress? Take pride in being the “Party of NOOOOO” on this one.
Ace has a good question: