Politics, Obamacare and Eugenics

Obama didn’t originally want the Affordable Care Act, so it’s ironic that its nickname is Obamacare. He wanted a single payer system of universal health care, but the political realities forced him into a compromise. I believe that he thought (as he said when running in 2008) that the mandate would be ruled unconstitutional, and that once it was struck down he would have a healthcare plan without funding. Congress would be faced with having to cut off healthcare to children and many others or they would have to adopt a single payer method to pay for it. Justice Roberts changed his vote on the Supreme Court case at the last minute, calling the mandate a tax, preserving the hold of insurance companies on our healthcare system. Continue Reading

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