Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska conceded and the Health Care bill is now set to pass the Senate in the dark Monday morning hours just after midnight. The bill was never about health or care. It is about establishing new government bureaucracy to control every aspect of the health care in America. It is about all those inspectors, directors of agencies, commissioners, experts, evaluators and other kinds of the bureaucratic breed that will be empowered to tell doctors, hospitals and private insurers how to jump and when to jump. It was the leftist’s dream. Only in the dream all those positions were supposed to be filled with leftist bureaucrats pushing leftist agenda.
The Democratic dream is now facing the reality: unpopular Congress and President whose ratings are sliding faster than a jingle bell sleigh down a snow hill. Obama’s Jedi sword turned to be just a plastic toy and not a magic wand. The last thing Democrats want is to serve 1/6 of the economy on a silver plate to the Republicans after the elections of 2010. This is why the Democrats had to kill the public option (known as Government takeover option). It will not be their Government that will be taking over.
Drunk with power, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reed and Barack Obama spent all their political capital early on in their rein on small stuff (comparing to the 1/6 of the economy) – they gave away their popularity for bunch of pork spendings in the Stimulus Package. If they were able to resist the pork and pass the Health Care Bill back then in February then by now they would have been able to fill those new bureaucracies with their people. But they couldn’t resist. They are so addicted to small bribes – they had no muscles to take on the big prey.
Remember the chart that the House Republicans made containing at least 31 new federal programs, agencies, commissions and mandates that accompany the unprecedented government takeover of health care in America. Thousands of well paid federal jobs sweetened with lifetime benefits.
Every day that the health care bill was delayed meant there is a day less time to get the right left people in there. Republicans now approve all Obama’s tax-cheats and radical friends on key positions. “The elections have consequences “- they say. Make no mistakes. If the conservatives (whether GOP or tea party) get the Congress in 2010 Obama will not be able to put his loony leftists on key positions in those new bureaucracies that will control the biggest business in the world – the US health care.
The public option is dead. The more Conservatives gain approval the slimmer the health care bill will be. Democrats simply will not give that much power in Republican’s hands.
The Government takeover of the health care is fading and in the worst case will be gentle not robust as the democrats wished. Meanwhile the people of America are stuck with the new taxes and mandatory insurance, no benefits from that money for years, because their taxes will go to build the new Washington DC bureaucracies.