Another day, another broken promise. What more can you expect from a Washington politician? Many GOP senators were elected with the understanding that they would pull back the provisions of Obamacare. For them to fold as this juncture is unexplainable. Only several GOP senate seats are in play next year while many democratic senators from the plains and the Mountain West are in great trouble of being defeated. The GOP retention of the majority is highly likely, yet they ran scared. John McCain, recently re-elected, will probably end his career in a few years before his term finishes in 2023, voted No on all of the repeal bills that came to the Senate floor. So did other senators like Susan Collins. It is high time to understand that government will not get smaller nor will the politician dare give up any power over people’s lives.
The shock of the day came from Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut who actually tweeted that every problem can be solved with a law or regulation. Funny that many who do not hold to any sort of theological belief or creed suddenly praise Congress as the god on earth that will deliver us from all sorts of evil.
Philosopher Jose Ortega y Gasset stated it well when he said:
This is the gravest danger that today threatens civilization: State intervention; the absorption of all spontaneous social effort by the State, that is to say, of spontaneous historical action, which in the long run sustains, nourishes, and impels human destinies.
We have now come to that juncture. Family, church and community are a in great peril from the DC monster.