Governor signs Obamacare Medicaid Expansion in Minnesota

As a result of my attending a protest of Minnesota Governor Dayton signing Obamacare into law in Minnesota, the governor allowed some of us opposing to speak, I was asked if I would and I accepted.

I am a grateful combat veteran…grateful for the opportunity to live in the greatest country the world has ever known.  I love this country.  I still find it an honor to support and defend the Constitution of this country.

In my view, what actually took place today, January 5, 2011, was our governor, who took an oath to support and defend the Constitution on Monday, January 3, 2011, defied that very oath on Wednesday, January 5, 2011

I am opposed to the Health Care bill because I think it is unconstitutional.

I think it is unconstitutional because, when I read the enumerated powers of the federal government in Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution I do not find any mention of “health care.”

I also think it is immoral and unconstitutional to force or coerce anyone into buying anything, including health care or health insurance.


Winning the Political Debate

I have lived in many places across this country and debated lots of people alone or in front of friends and coworkers and actually managed to turn many self-avowed socialists into Federalists who would agree that we should have Libertarians run the Federal government without changing their core socialist beliefs; here is how you do it:

First, the goal is to convert or persuade not to destroy. Clear visions of Conan from your mind, it’s not “To crush your enemy and see them driven before you!” while this is good, it’s not the goal. Each person who would stand and debate you will stand and debate others so they are the target; once persuaded to join your ideology they will work to convert others.


A Very Important Fork In The Road

First, let us reflect on how far we have traveled. Over the last two years, we have gone from complaining about how the Government is rewarding failure with the bank/auto/insurance/mortgage bailouts, to marveling at the absurdity of the “change” being perpetrated upon the nation. We have remarked on the habit of our current President continuing…