Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Health Care Debate as it Stands Today

The bottom line is this, a plurality of voters oppose the Obamacare health proposals as they know them. Using Rasmussen as guidance polling indicates that between 52% and 54% oppose and between 40% and 42% approve. The longer the debate goes on the worse Obamacare fares.

It is clear that by at least a 10% margin (probably more) of this country wants government to keep their hands of of our healthcare. In a nutshell, that is where it stands and if we were a Democracy the entire matter would be decided and dead.

We are not, we are a representative republic whereby we have elected officials to make the decision for us rather than voting on it en-masse. The question, the only real question is now, who are our "representatives" more fearful of, us or Obama/Reid/Pelosi. That is essentially all it really comes down to.

In the past elected officials have generally been more scared of their constituency than their leadership and for good reason. Is that the case now? Your guess is as good as mine.

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