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Healthcare Manifesto

As Obama and the Democrat Gone Wild Congress are determined at all costs and against all public opposition, to forcibly impose National Healthcare on every American, the nation’s Capitol has been writing legislation at a prolific pace.

A few days ago, Harry Reid’s Senate Healthcare wonder bill, came in at a weighty 1,500 pages.

Not to be outdone, Nancy Pelosi felt she could craft a better product. So after some refinements she managed to squeak out several hundred more pages to finally inspire the hapless American masses into mandatory health coverage. And just in case any stubborn Americans need a little coaxing to go along with the plan, the bill is fully equipped to dole out legal punishment to any and all conscientious healthcare objectors.

The glorious speaker of the House did not disappoint. Coming in at a record 1,990 pages, Nancy Pelosi’s Nationlized Healthcare reform opus, is undoubtably her legislation masterpiece achievement.

But as we all know that we should never “judge a ‘book” by it’s cover. However we can compare famous works by their length and their impact on countless individuals throughout history.
So for the sake of putting literary achievements in context, I submit to you the following:

The Bill of Rights:
1 Page. A total of 482 words.

The United States Constitution:
4 pages.
Authors: “Founding Fathers”

Mao Tse Tung’s “Little Red Book”: 312 Pages

The Koran: 467 Pages.

The Holy Bible: 608 Pages

Mein Kampf: 720 Pages
Author: Adolph Hitler

The Russian Provisional Revolutionary Government, 1917: Documents. 3 volumes: 1,841 pages.

Obama Healthcare Bill: 1,990 Pages.
Author: Nancy Pelosi,( with special thanks to Harry Reid, Obama and the Democrats of the 111th Congress)

By the way, my own private healthcare insurer (Emblem Health) sends me a booklet describing my healthcare plan every year. The complete benefits manual, detailing all my benefits, costs, deductibles, co-pays, prescriptions and legal fine print: 50 pages.
Author: Emblem Health (evil private insurance company whose plan I use and love!)

So as inquiring minds ask questions, I’d like to understand, why does it take Congress 1,990 pages to do describe a healthcare plan, when my insurance company can describe my plan in 50 pages? Or put differently, If it a healthcare plan can be detailed in 50 pages, what is lurking in the remaining 1,910 pages of this bill?

Until Congress can come up with a Healthcare proposal that can be described in 50 pages or less, I will hold on to and hone my First and Second Amendment rights in particular, and demand that our unruly servants keep their laws off my body.
You may want to speak up and do the same.

Jacques Ditte

“The issue today is the same as it has been throughout all history, whether man shall be allowed to govern himself or be ruled by a small elite.”
–Thomas Jefferson

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