Wednesday, September 25, 2013

To the nice lady at Joe Donnely's South Bend office

Y'know, I don't know you from anyone so I would hesitate to call you an inveterate liar, but I really don't think that the both voice mails at the Senator's Washington DC office were full due to people calling in support of Obamacare.  Nor do I believe you when you say that calls to your office have been running 50-50 in favor. 

What I do believe (and no, I did not read this in any poll) is that the Senator is not representing the people of the state of Indiana but is, as you said, trying to protect them from themselves (presumably because they are too stupid to understand the intricacies of this situation).  I believe that the Senator is representing the Democrat party and not his constituency.

 Instead of talking about the oodles of money that are presumably raked in by the insurance companies (but have somehow never been quantified anywhere), why don't you think instead about the costs to everyone for every level of bureaucracy that's added to an organization?  And that those added costs across the board are caused by poorly written, badly executed, and pervasive legislation.  Taking those levels out instead of adding them would bring costs down for everyone.

And while you may be all rah-rah over the supposed benefits that are hurting the working class instead of helping them, and that adding 14,000 + pages of regulations over several federal agencies,  over 5,000 agents to the IRS, and having absolutely no background checks for the new level of bureaucrats who will be handling citizens' most private information, one wonders if you'll be signing up for Obamacare since, as a congressional aid, you are exempt.