“Tonight’s vote is not a victory for any one party [Obama said] … It’s a victory for the American people, and it’s a victory for common sense.”
In a reference to his 2008 campaign slogan, Obama added, “This is what change looks like.”
The magnificently astute Glenn Greenwald has a spot-on take on the new power of special-interest groups in the Obama establishment.
Why the largest health-care labor union so desperately lobbied for the Dreaded Law. (Hint: It had nothing to do with health. Or care.)
Finally, here’s the former director of the Congressional Budget Office looking beyond the budgetary jiggery-pokery to the real (short-term) cost of the health-care law.
Yeah. Like I said. Scary. But then, you knew that, didn’t you?
I had pretty much resigned myself to the fact that this would pass, The bastards just wouldn’t let it go for anything.
I’m much more frustrated that my gun collection is about nonexistant thus far, and I’m in the no job-no money rut keeping me from fixing that. The only thing that blows more than a JBT is not having the equipment to blow one away!!!
Just so it’s on the record and all, here’s a shout out to all the Quislings who insisted, demanded that we come to this pass:
Grab your ankles and a tube o’lube, and prepare to experience “victory”.
Note: any future statements of shock, shock at what this will inevitably become, really should be delivered out of arm’s reach.
“Note: any future statements of shock, shock at what this will inevitably become, really should be delivered out of arm’s reach.”
Haha +1 to that.
Also, I just had to give my mom the lecture about how our government is dead set on annihilation of the middle class. Worked this time!