The biggest lie of the past eight years has been the passage of Obamacare because it was a bill that not one of the Democrats read. The bill was passed in the Senate and the House with only the votes of Democrats. The Republicans did not read it either but they all voted against it. The President, who approved of wedding his name forever to this legislative debacle, never read it. The Democrat majority passed a bill in the dark and pretended they knew the content and the consequence. They did not.
The second biggest lie is that the Republicans have no alternative legislative plans to replace Obamacare. This is a bold-faced lie. To this very hour the media, including the writers of Saturday Night Live, continue to mock the critics of Obamacare claiming 20 million people will lose their healthcare and some will die because Obamacare will be repealed. Did we mention this is a lie? Not a little lie either but a bold-faced, absent of fact, defiant of evidence, lazy, propaganda-driven steaming pile of nonsensical rhetoric.
Lots of people, including members of Congress, have put better reform plans together. Several of them on multiple occasions have asked to meet with the President over the past eight years and been flatly ignored. We have had a non-partisan, independent construct of a better healthcare plan here on the APR website for the past five years. Thousands of people have seen it. How in the world the Radical Progressives and their servants in the media have gotten away with stonewalling alternative plans for eight years is simply remarkable.
The truth is, the majority of Americans have not been deceived. The never bought the lie. They voted the Democrats out of the late Teddy Kennedy’s Senate seat in Massachusetts in January 2010, one month after the Obamacare passed the Senate. In 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016 the voters turned the Democrats out of office and eventually out of control of the US House and Senate. In 2016, well, you know what happened. Now a Republican President takes office with a Republican House and Senate for the first time since 1922.
Which tells you where the people are. They never bought the first lie or the second lie. There is a third lie that might actually cost people their lives. Stay tuned for more on that story.