Weatherford Democrat

Letters to the Editor

September 24, 2013

Letters to the Editor: Do we have a dictator?

Do We Have A Dictator?

Dear Editor,

Is it constitutional to enforce the laws that you like and refuse to enforce the one that you dislike? We hear that the Affordable Healthcare Act is the law of the land. Get used to it. I did not know that the president could pick and choose the parts that he wants to use to exempt certain groups from the unaffordable mess. I was under the impression that once he signed a document into law to change it, the House and Senate must revisit the bill and send the new version to the president for his signature. The president fancies himself as a constitutional lawyer, but in reality, he is nothing more than a constitution shredder.

When he was on the campaign trail, he said marriage is between one man and one woman. I suppose the man could have a change of opinion, but it has the appearance of a bald face lie just to get elected. Colorado and Washington states have legalized marijuana, but federal law says that it is illegal. The president said we have bigger fish to fry, and I agree, but if you can ignore one law, why not all laws?

The world-renowned Cleveland Clinic announced that it will cut jobs and slash its $6 billion annual budget 5 to 6 percent. The Democrats are saying that as many as 50 million Americans will not have health care, if Obamacare is not implemented. In my humble opinion, if it is fully implemented, there will be 250 million Americans without health care, because all we will have are navigators and IRS agents making sure that we are dancing to the Obama crock. Just in case you think that a navigator is a Lincoln automobile, you will be in for a great shock when one comes knocking on your door to tell you, “I’m from the government and I’m here to help you.” The paperwork that will be required  to administer the affordable health care act will cost more than the actual treatment of patients in most cases. Does anyone know of a government program that actually costs what it was supposed to cost?

Richard Feuilly

Weatherford

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