Tea Party Knows the Status Quo is No Longer Sustainable
The problem isn’t only the Democrats, but the establishment Republicans. The establishment Republicans join in trashing conservatives who want to actually fix this and other problems. But even the establishment Republicans, for all their problems and weaknesses, are not destroying jobs. Yes, it was Obama who cut $500 billion out of Medicare in order to bring the cost of Obamacare under the magical, mythical figure of a trillion dollars so that it could be scored on a bogus basis by the Congressional Budget Office. We had the story yesterday that premiums are way up, more and more people are losing their health insurance, and we have only just begun to implement this program.
The full damage is nowhere near being implemented yet. Most of it won’t happen ’til after 2012 or 2013, once Obama’s no longer accountable for it. The Ruling Class, which would include the establishment Republicans, tell us we can’t talk about Social Security because they don’t want us to talk about Social Security, because they want to use that money when they get back in power for their own purposes. It may be “incidiary,” but that’s the truth. So this problem is real, and it’s another reason why there is the Tea Party: Responsible Americans who understand that what’s going on is no longer sustainable. The status quo can no longer be.