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Socialism and Health Care

The health care debate continues to rage on as I write this, with President Obama and Speaker Pelosi engaging in every form of arm twisting possible, legal or otherwise, to ensure passage of a sweeping health care bill that will socialize the health care system of the United States, and result in bringing 1/6 of the U.S. economy under federal control. Pelosi has even proposed an unconstitutional procedure to "deem" that a bill has passed, even though it has not, in order to ram this bill through, since she can't do it legally. This is frightening for a number of reasons.
First and foremost, the federal government has absolutely no authority to do this under Article 1, Section 8 of the United States Constitution, which is why several states are preparing to file suit against the federal government if this bill passes, and many states are considering laws and even amendments to state constitutions (i.e. Arizona) to essentially prohibit the federal government from imposi…