This health bill (HR3200) that is being discussed in Congress (or was, up until the recess) is getting lots of people very angry. Less than half of the people surveyed in various polls responded favorably to the legislation, and that number is falling every time.
Town hall meetings held by Representatives have been descended on by the tea party protesters, ensuring the tough questions get asked, least of which is ‘Did you read the damn thing?’. Some Reps aren’t even going to bother with meeting the public. They’re afraid to face their constituents because they know they’ll be angered and outraged. And the people should. The Democrats have fought back, [media=youtube]PtTBkxvBq88]attempting to smear over half the population of the nation as being ‘an unruly mob’. Even Senator Boxer and Speaker Pelosi are [.
Nor is the White House itself immune. Just in the past few days, this statement appeared on its website:
It’s an attempt by the Executive branch to quell dissent, and even [url=http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/beltway-confidential/Obamas-dissident-database-could-be-secret----and-permanent-52571822.html]columnists inside the DC Beltway](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzonGRCGJ_Q[/media) are aware of its implications.
Let me put one thing straight here, folks. Had Bush done this, asked for you to snitch on your neighbors to Big Brother, I’d be right beside you giving him absolute hell about it. But since it’s ‘The One’, I’m expecting to hear excuse after excuse after excuse.
So let’s hear what you think. How long do you think an outraged populace will take this kind of attack before it pushes back?