Prior to the Presidential elections, Timothy Gatto warned me about Obama, however after Dennis Kucinich, Ron Paul, and John Edwards were marginalized out of the election process by the MSM - I erroneously believed that supporting Obama would be "the lesser of the two evils." Looking back and now forward, it appears that the Obama Administration is simply an extension of the Bush administration, albeit with more finesse' and eloquence - but nevertheless, Obama now appears to be nothing more than another lying politician who beguiled America with his charm and charisma.
I now believe that President Obama's so-called "National Health Care Initiative" is extremely similar to Dick Cheney's Energy Policy; a policy that was crafted by the executives of coal and big oil executives conducted in secrecy so the American public wouldn't know that our "energy policy" was a complete and utter farce, designed to enrich corporate America with little or no thought of how those policies would impact the American public or further contribute to global warming. Even after the worst Presidency in American history has run its course, the public is still unaware of who it was that Cheney colluded with to aid in the rape and plunder of The United States and the global community - and the Obama administration refuses to appoint a Special Prosecutor or anything else of value that would punish those criminals who with total impunity, spat on our constitution and rule of law. President Obama, who is supposedly a constitutional scholar and an avid reader of history has evidently forgotten that "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." This statement is only applicable to President Obama if he is a "Good Man," which is now increasingly a matter of debate.
President Obama promised The United States that his administration would be one of transparency - a promise that has now proven to be hollow and an outright lie! Why should Americans have any faith in a President that one by one, is systematically betraying those who helped him get elected - and to make matters worse - is displaying characteristics that were prevalent throughout the illegal Bush administration???
Obama blocks list of visitors to White House
Taking Bush's position, administration denies msnbc.com request for logs
By Bill Dedman
updated 4:54 p.m. ET, Tues., June 16, 2009
The Obama administration is fighting to block access to names of visitors to the White House, taking up the Bush administration argument that a president doesn't have to reveal who comes calling to influence policy decisions.
Despite President Barack Obama's pledge to introduce a new era of transparency to Washington, and despite two rulings by a federal judge that the records are public, the Secret Service has denied msnbc.com's request for the names of all White House visitors from Jan. 20 to the present. It also denied a narrower request by the nonpartisan watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, which sought logs of visits by executives of coal companies.
"We are deeply disappointed," said CREW attorney Anne L. Weismann, "that the Obama administration is following the same anti-transparency policy as the Bush administration when it comes to White House visitor records. Refusing to let the public know who visits the White House is not the action of a pro-transparency, pro-accountability administration." MUCH MORE- Advertisement -
Just as it happened during the Bush administration, the Lobbyist's from K-Street are descending upon the Congress in what resembles a "feeding frenzy" when sharks smell blood in the water, although in their case, it's profit and the further rape of the American economy they smell - and by all accounts, what "Big Pharma Wants - Big Pharma Gets!"
Drug Firms Pour $40 Million Into Health Care Debate
by Andrea Seabrook and Peter Overby
All Things Considered, July 23, 2009 One of the most powerful players in health care is a group called the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, or PhRMA. It represents just 32 brand-name drug companies, but it has so much influence that when Congress passes a bill, PhRMA almost always gets its way. (Emphasis added.) One big reason why: PhRMA and its members have spent millions of dollars lobbying Congress as lawmakers work to overhaul health care.
$40 Million In Lobbying- Advertisement -
Any firm that spends significant money lobbying Congress has to file a quarterly report. Monday was the deadline for the second quarter, providing a chance to peer into three critical months in the health care debate: April, May and June. That's when Congress really got down to business with health care.
In those three months, PhRMA spent just over $6 million, which breaks down to about $2 million a month.
But the reports filed by the companies that belong to PhRMA reveal that during this same period, all but a few of them were running their own lobby shops as well. The drugmaker Pfizer alone spent $5.5 million. Amgen, Eli Lilly and GlaxoSmithKline spent about $3 million each.