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Tag: Tom Casperson
By JGillman, Section Multimedia
You just cast the deciding vote for an A21 Premise.
The UN Agenda 21 premise on full display last night. Principle 1
"Human beings are at the centre of concerns for sustainable development. They are entitled to a healthy and productive life in harmony with nature. "Entitled. And by Right even in many other declarations.
But lets not stop there! Certainly Principle 5 is equally important. ('equal' being the operative word)
All States and all people shall cooperate in the essential task of eradicating poverty as an indispensable requirement for sustainable development, in order to decrease the disparities in standards of living and better meet the needs of the majority of the people of the world.Step one? Eliminate insurance expense for the not-so-well-to-do.
In the greatest redistribution scheme seen in our lifetime, you have just assisted in making sure the 'Right' to a healthy and productive life has new legs. Republicans that voted for HB4714 have saved the state a few dollars over the next couple of years, but have embraced full blown global socialism in the process. When Sebelius changes the rules with nary a peep from our weak kneed congress, illegals will ALSO have the right to our health care as well. Former Governor and Democrat Jennifer Granholm started promoting this clunker in 2007, you just turned the key.
Its a small world after all Tom.
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But NO to Medicaid expansion.
Snyder is straight up serious in taking care of his health lobby friends. He is not going to quit, or roll over as along as he thinks he can 'turn a few.' Some good information on the status of the expansion of the medicaid/welfare state in Michigan is always available if one pays attention. To wit, Jack Hoogendyk says:
"The governor of Michigan has not given up on his quest to expand Medicaid. He succeeded in getting HB 4714 through the house in June. He hit a roadblock in the Senate. Since they failed to take a vote on 4714 and went on recess, the governor has been on a statewide tour in an attempt to whip up support in the general public. A special work group has been assigned to find "substitute language" in the bill that can get the needed votes for passage. Rumor is, they are on their 9th version of the bill.Yes we know.
This scenario is NOT impossible, but at this point not likely, unless some fence sitters indicate they will deal.
In a way, one might actually be able to gauge the integrity of their state senator by what that senator does, and what deals are made in exchange for a yes vote. For the most part, sides have been chosen. The fence sitters are either A. Waiting for a better deal/promise from the governor, or B. are truly conflicted as to the real cost/benefit of the equation presented them.
And perhaps the latter reason could encourage a little more resolve from some constituents. In fact, having heard in the last week that Tom Casperson might be leaning the humpty dumpty route and favoring the Snyder Medicaid plan, perhaps some clarification calls to the honorable Upper Peninsula State Senator are in order? As always we encourage the most respectful dialogue with our legislators and their office personnel. And as Casperson has been a strong A21 opponent, it might help to point out that Medicaid Expansion is undoubtedly part of the A21 plan.
OH, and if you get put on hold, pass the time with this.
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