A lot of things have been bothering me of late. Mostly dealing with the government. I am a person who firmly believes in small government. I believe in the individual. I believe that a single person can take care of him or herself far better than Big Brother. Personally, I know what I need to survive day to day. I know when I need to go to the doctor. I know if I ever need to go to the hospital (thank God I've never had to use a hospital). I know what I need to eat. I know if I need to exercise. I know what my body needs to do to survive. I don't take stupid risks because I don't have the ability to pull them off. I can't even tell a small lie without feeling guilty as crap, so I don't lie, even if it hurts me.
But the Liberal Progressives in America seem to think they, as a collective whole, can run my life far better than I can. They want a huge government that has its fingers in the lives of the American people like Russia once had (and which failed), which England tried to have (and which failed), and that Germany once had (and completely failed). I'm sure there are others, but basically any European government that tried to have a large government that controlled every aspect of their citizens' lives has completely flopped and almost ruined the country. Again, look at Russia and Germany. They're recovering, but look at how long it's taking them.
Obamacare is evil. There's no other, simpler way to put it. It's going to completely ruin America. Socialized medicine has not worked anywhere in the world that I can see. I mean, people from other countries come to America because we have a better health system than they do. Why? Because they're socialized and we aren't (though we're trying to be). And what is going to happen to our health system when this new plan (which is having major glitches) finally takes effect? We're all going to die. The entire world. Why? Because doctors are going to quit. Medical schools are going to close because new people will no longer want to become doctors if they're not going to make any money at it. Hell, my allergy doctor has quit his practice because of Obamacare. He didn't say that, but I find it strange that he absolutely loves what he's doing, and the second Obamacare started going into effect, he closes up his part of the practice. May just be coincidence, but if coincidence is coincidence, why does it seem so contrived?
But I honestly don't think Obamacare is going to be the end of Liberal Progressivism. There's something more at work here, and I think it's going to actually be more frightening than Obamacare. Is there such thing? Unfortunately.
It's called a single-payer system.
I've heard this term used a lot by Democrats in the past couple of weeks. It was something that didn't spark any alerts until I started hearing more and more Democrats using it, and when more and more Democrats start talking about something, it's generally bad. The term single-payer system started to set off a few flags in my brain. So I decided to look it up.
Basically, in a single-payer system, the government will collect all healthcare fees and pay out all healthcare costs. Sounds good, doesn't it? Except who's going to be collecting those fees? You guessed it! The IRS--our dear, loving friends who invite us over for tea and then poke our eyes out with hot coals because we forgot to add in that two dollars we got from eBay five years ago. So, the Democrats want the good, hard-working American people to give even more of our money to the IRS to dole out for health care when the IRS gives Barbara Streisand so may loopholes to jump through that she pays the IRS less than I do every year.
While Obamacare is Satan, single-payer system is what I now consider the Anti-Christ. Why? Because while we know Satan is the devil, the liar, the trickster, the Anti-Christ is the big-bad that's going to bring about the end of the world as we know it. Single-payer system will be the downfall of America, the straw that breaks the camel's back. Once single-payer is brought into play, the American Dream will be over forever. We will become Russia during WWI. We will become Germany during WWII. The Great Republic will be demolished, and we will have ourselves to thank for it because we voted the fuckers into office. I didn't because I voted Republican, but all the Democrats brought this down on us. Then the Second American Revolution will have to come, and we will be at war again, this time with ourselves. So that might actually be the Second Civil War.
It may take a few generations, but America will recover, America will revive, and we will once again realize that Capitalism is truly the way things should be and that the government should be SMALL. It's not a perfect system, but it's made America the bright, shining beacon that world has come to recognize as the correct way. We are losing that way now, but I have faith that we will soon course-correct and get back to the way things should be.
Either that or Christ will return and it won't matter. Either way, I don't think the world is going to be around much longer.
So long America.