oBBama’s chief of staff has been quoted as recommending to always take advantage of a crisis. Why? Because only when there’s a crisis can government force people to take their shit. Only when people are worried about their security can government gain more ground in regulation and taxes. This was true in the Great Depression which begat the socialized New Deal programs. It is always true in war during which people turn a blind eye to internment camps, it was true after 9/11 when everyone in the country was worried about terrorists, and it was true during the economic crisis of 2008-09. In each case, there was a crisis in confidence and the government took advantage of it but increasing their control over society “for our own good.”
I have an eerie feeling about some things that I’ve been seeing recently that have to do with this crisis=government growth philosophy.
First, oBBama has received considerable flack for his shitty health care reform plan. Half the country is vehemently opposed to it and a few people like it (the others are getting paid to like it).
Second, we’ve been hearing rumors about H1N1 getting worse and that “they” are expecting a really bad pandemic.
Third, military personnel have been forced to take the flu vaccine, which indicates drastic measure in preparation for the predicted outbreak.
So, what does that mean? Nothing yet, but if there is a major outbreak of H1N1, I will look for oBBama to angle it in such a way (either by restricting vaccinations or monopolizing them through the government) that will make socialize medicine look like a good idea. I can imagine his goons monopolizing the vaccine and using it as leverage to force people into a recommended national health program.
What happens if the liberal fascists get control of the health care system is beyond the scope of this post, but I will guarantee it won’t be pretty.
I hope nothing disastrous happens, but I wouldn’t put it past the oBBama administration to use such a crisis to increase their socialized ways.