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We are experiencing some difficult and dangerous times, both
for America and the world, and if ever there were a time when
Christians should stand together and make our voices heard --
that time is now. This quote from columnist Bill Haymin sums it
up well: "America is a dead man walking around, waiting to
fall down. The fault of America's failure falls squarely on
the shoulders of American Christians (past and present)."
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THERE IS NO WAY TO IGNORE THIS QUESTION:
"WHY DOES OBAMA CONTINUE TO OPPOSE
THE OPINIONS OF MOST AMERICANS
ON HEALTH CARE REFORM?"
During the entire first year, and more, of his term of office he has
made this the most ambitious effort of his administration, and has
literally staked his presidency on the passage of "Obamacare,"
the health care reform bill which is purely a Liberal, Democrat
production. As poll after poll reports that a solid majority of the
American people do not want this bill, he has used every
obfuscation technique available to him in extreme concentrated
efforts to persuade Americans that they are wrong to not want
what he wants. And as what appears to be the final vote is
now just days away, the latest polls show the American people
still oppose the president's plan by a margin of 53% to 43%.
The members of Congress, Democrat and Republican, know
how their constituents feel. They have been told often enough
during visits to the states or districts they represent. Some of
them -- mostly Republicans -- are standing firm on what the
electorate wants. Others -- mostly Democrats -- are in the
position of being forced by their leadership, including the
president, to vote the party line.
Pollster Scott Rasmussen raised this point: "Are national
Democrats on a kamikaze mission to pass their health care
reform plan and destroy themselves at the polls in November?
That's what it seems like to many political commentators,
and our latest numbers here at Rasmussen Reports aren't
too encouraging for the president's party at this point."
Skip MacLure, in his column titled "Unhealthy - Outrageous
and Embarrassing," summarized the president's actions in
these words: "His headlong rush to illegally and
unconstitutionally force passage of the Democrats’ long
desired universal single payer health care, against the
almost uniform opposition of the American people, is an
indication of the desperation that pervades his
administration and party. Nothing is working for him,
despite loaded audiences and a huge majority in the
House and Senate ... With total disregard, or self
imposed blindness, the leadership is ignoring the
absolute outrage out in the electorate."
The problems associated with this proposed government
takeover of the nation's health care system involve not only
Christian Americans -- federal payment for abortions is one
notable aspect -- but also all Americans, as Senior citizens
will see their Medicare benefits drastically reduced ... the
ready access we have always experienced to the finest
medical care in the world will give way to the long waiting
lines typical of Canada and Great Britain's government health
care ... and the costs involved will drive our national debt to
levels which can easily lead to America's bankruptcy.
That is why -- as Americans and as Christians -- we
should today . . . not tomorrow . . . today, use this phone
number to contact our Congressional Representative, and
tell him (or her) to vote "NO" on the president's health care
proposal: 1-202-224-3121, or use this toll free number:
1-800-962-3524. If just some of our readers were enough
concerned to use a few minutes to make such a call, those
thousands of calls could well make a difference.