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Judge David Kithil on Obamacare

WOW!! Lets hear it for the Judge! The article is in the Marble Falls ,> > Texas> > newspaper. It was written by our former county judge, David Kithil. He> > voiced his opposition to HB 3200, and gave EXACT SPECIFICS, to include> > page> > and paragraph in the bill on why this Health Bill is BAD.> >> > I called Thomas Edwards, Editor of the River Cities Tribune, to get legal> > permission to quote David Kithil's comments. He gave me that permission,> > so> > I can quote him. Here are excerpts from the article, giving EXACT pages> > and> > paragraphs in the bill and why it is so bad. You can forward this to all> > of> > your addressees. I think he hits everything right on the head and the> > opposition you may encounter cannot argue over these points:> >> > JUDGE KITHIL: "I have reviewed selected sections of the bill and find it> > unbelievable that our Congress, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, could come> > up> > with a bill loaded with so many wrong-headed elements. We do need to> > reform> > the health insurance system in America in order to make coverage> > affordable> > and available to everyone. But, how many of us believe our federal> > government can manage a new program any better than the bankrupt Medicare> > program or the underfunded Social Security program? Both Republicans and> > Democrats are equally responsible for the financial mess of those two> > programs.> >> > I am opposed to HB 3200 for a number of reasons. To start with, it is> > estimated that a federal bureaucracy of more than 150,000 new employees> > will be required to administer HB3200. That is an unacceptable expansion> > of a government that is already too intrusive in our lives. If we are> > going> > to hire 150,000 new employees, let's put them to work protecting our> > borders, fighting the massive drug problem and putting more law> > enforcement/firefighters out there."> >> > NOW, here comes the good stuff: "Other problems I have with this bill> > include:> >> > Page 50/section 152: The bill will provide insurance to all non-U.S.> > residents, even if they are here illegally.> >> > Page 58 and 59: The government will have real-time access to an> > individual's bank account and will have the authority to make electronic> > fund transfers from those accounts.> >> > Page 65/section 164: The plan will be subsidized (by the government) for> > all union members, union retirees and for community organizations (such> > as> > the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now - ACORN).> >> > Page 203/line 14-15: The tax imposed under this section will not be> > treated> > as a tax. (How could anybody in their right mind come up with that?)> >> > Page 241 and 253: Doctors will all be paid the same regardless of> > specialty, and the government will set all doctors' fees.> >> > Page 272. section 1145: Cancer hospital will ration care according to the> > patient's age.> >> > Page 317 and 321: The government will impose a prohibition on hospital> > expansion; however, communities may petition for an exception.> >> > Page 425, line 4-12: The government mandates advance-care planning> > consultations. Those on Social Security will be required to attend an> > "end-of-life planning" seminar every five years.> >> > Page 429, line 13-25: The government will specify which doctors can> > write> > an end-of-life order."> >> > HAD ENOUGH???? Judge Kithil then goes on: " Finally, it is specifically> > stated this bill will not apply to members of Congress. Members of> > Congress> > are already exempt from the Social Security system and have a well-funded> > private plan that covers their retirement needs. If they were on our> > Social> > Security plan, I believe they would find a very quick "fix" to make the> > plan> > financially sound for the future."> >> > Honorable David Kithil Marble Falls , Texas
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