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Reason Writers Around Town: Peter Suderman in The Wall Street Journal on ObamaCare and the Medicaid Mess

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Facing growing resistance to Medicaid costs, the Obama administration's Health and Human Services secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, sent a letter to states last week noting the "urgency of your state budget concerns" and suggesting some minor program changes to save money. In The Wall Street Journal, Associate Editor Peter Suderman writes that the suggested changes aren't enough.

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  1. Mohammad has the answer! Look!

    1. In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

      Instead of sitting around on the internet all day, posting pointless messages about “freedom” and abusing yourselves to pictures of loose women, why not do something productive and surrender your lives to Allah?

      Western society has become decadent, weak, and lazy, and is soon to collapse. The upcoming generation, people such as yourselves, want nothing more from life than to grow fat sitting around on computers all day, masturbating, drinking, and taking drugs. You are encouraged in this behavior by corrupt politicians and absent new age parents while your societies and economies collapse around you. Meanwhile the Muslim Ummah, or brotherhood, grows rich on oil wealth and trains its upcoming generation to serve Allah, and to fight, willing to give their lives if necessary for the cause. The 19 hijackers of 9/11 have surely earned their place in paradise as do the suicide bombers who strike daily into the heart of the devil state of Israel. We are living among you, in Europe and America, and we are outbreeding you day by day, slowly taking over.

      Allah has a plan for each of us. He means us all to be good Muslims and live by his rules, as set out to the Prophet Muhammed (pbuh). Your sinful lives and wicked ways go against His plans, and you will be tortured for eternity in hell for your iniquities. Repent now and revert back to the one true faith.

      Where your joke of a faith, which no one in your society believes in anyway, tells you to love, be tolerant, and turn the other cheek, the Quran teaches us to “Kill the unbelievers wherever you find them, capture and besiege them and prepare for them every kind of ambush.”

      It also says “Against them make ready your strength to the utmost of your power, including steeds of war, to strike terror into (the hearts of) the enemies, of Allah and your enemies”.

      How can you hope to win your futile so called ‘war on terror’ against us? You have become weak, and no longer willing or able to fight. You even elected a pacifist president with Muslim sympathies to try and placate us. It’s only a matter of time until we win. Even now your soldiers contine to die on the battlefields of Afghanistan, and for what? The moment you leave, it will be back to traditional Sharia law. Your technological advances count for nothing if all you do with them is watch porn and play video games. We will continue our jihad on the west, to maim and kill those who oppose or insult us. See the truth for what it is and revert to Islam immediately. It is your only hope of survival.

      Abu Akil Walid ibn Tarekh al-Hindi

      1. Bring it, Aboo-boo!!

      2. Re: Walid al-Hindi,

        You have become weak, and no longer willing or able to fight.

        That’s not true, I’ve played and finished Medal Of Honor five times, in all difficulties!

        1. Well, hell! You’re all ready then. We just need to invent an armored all-terrain couch with a top speed of around 80 mph.

      3. Your sinful lives and wicked ways go against His plans, and you will be tortured for eternity in hell for your iniquities.

        Interesting that you believe a mere mortal can act beyond a superbeing’s plans.

        1. Actually, I planned that you would be sinful and wicked so I could torture you … Wait an aeon, that doesn’t seem right …

      4. No offense there hoss, but in my dictionary the words “productive” and “surrender” are antithetical.

        Besides, I kinda like loose women…

      5. What happens to you if you leave off the “(pbuh)”?

  2. HAHAHA!! I can only imagine the look and feeling of complete surprise these idiots are beginning to reveal!
    “What? We’re out of money? How did that happen? Is that possible? What are we going to do about it so my sacred cow doesn’t get sacrificed and my career and ego are ruined???? Damn those Chinese/tea-partiers/Republicans/pesky-voters/irresponsible-jerks-that-came-before me!!!!”

  3. Facing growing resistance to Medicaid costs, the Obama administration’s Health and Human Services secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, sent a letter to states last week noting the “urgency of your state budget concerns” and suggesting some minor program changes to save money.

    I thought that ObamaCare was supposed to be an affordable, deficit reducing bill. Now Sebelius talks about “changes” to “lower costs”?

    1. The Dems strategy on Obamacare reminds me of an old saying in Vermont: “If you don’t like the weather in Vermont, wait five minutes.”

  4. OK, this makes a lot of sense when you think about it.

    http://www.privacy-online.au.tc

  5. the government takeover of healthcare is because the government wants more host to feed on to avoid cuts to their own unsustainable trajectory.

  6. The more you spend, the more you save!

  7. Oh, and congrats, Peter. The big time doesn’t get any bigger than the WSJ.

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