You gotta admit folks, they’re good. But not that good.
Apparently attempting to divert attention away from this week’s disastrous Obummercare roll-out, the White House Razzle Dazzle Smoke and Mirrors Team kicked into overdrive with a propaganda campaign that would do Goebbels proud. Directed at Obummercare opponents, it goes something like: “It’s the law of the land, upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court.”
Translation: Sit down and shut up.
Some are even buying it, guzzling the Obamacare Kool Aid with both fists. Example recently posted on a Facebook thread: “Why should they negotiate about something that is already a law? And upheld by the Supreme Court?”
Here’s the short answer:
In a constitutional republic, We The People own government. We decide how and who runs this country. Not an imperial Congress. Not the ruling elite in Washington, D.C. Not John Roberts and the Supremes. Not King Barry. We The People don’t have to roll over and play possum on any issue, topic or law just because some aristocrat wannabe in D.C. says so.
Newsflash: In a constitutional republic, We the People are the final arbiters of what becomes and remains law. In case you forgot, the process starts like this (or used to before “fundamentally transform” fever hit in ’08):
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
Yea, verily, that “law of the land” argument melts like a snocone in August as soon as two brain cells are engaged. Apparently Lord Barry and Team Razzle Dazzle couldn’t dredge up that many – or third graders are in short supply.
Newsflash #2: Unless it comes down from Mount Sinai, any law can be repealed or amended. Examples (the short list):
- How ’bout the 18th amendment, which was repealed by the 21st?
- How ’bout the hew and cry to repeal Stand Your Ground laws?
- How ’bout Democrats clamoring to repeal the Bush Tax cuts in ’09?
On the U.S. Supreme Court Isn’t God: Let’s start with Dred Scott and Plessy v. Ferguson and move to 10 Overturned Supreme Court Cases.
On Harry Reid and the SenDems’ government shutdown: How ’bout end the shutdown, pass the budget, and fund ObamaCare IF all Obamacare exemptions, exceptions and waivers are eliminated?
BTW, all means all. Translation for those of you on Planet Razzle Dazzle: “all” means everyone, every single one, the entire, complete, altogether, no exceptions. Period. It means unions, big business, Senators, Congressmen, their staffs, HRH Harry, Princess Pelosi, Squire Schumer, Obama, Michelle, Sasha and Malia. All. No exemptions. No exceptions. No waivers. Period.
While we can all sleep better at night knowing Team Razzle Dazzle is on the job, you may want to avoid Kool Aid for awhile – or scare up a third grader.