The Comedy of Errors that is the state of California continues to play out its disastrous drama. Last week saw the California legislature banning guns and limiting free speech (by banning disagreement with global warming alarmism). Now this week the idiot chamber has decided to extend Obamacare to the states illegal immigrant population.
The bill, now before California Gov. Jerry Brown, aims to allow people who are in the country illegally to buy private health insurance on the state’s exchange. Its author, Democratic state Sen. Ricardo Lara estimates that 390,000 such immigrants could receive health insurance, but officials who operate the exchange place that number closer to 50,000…
Obamacare explicitly bars people in the country illegally from its provisions, but a loophole called the “innovation waiver” allows for states to change portions of the law, as long as they make coverage available to more people and as long as the federal government doesn’t have to pick up the tab, among other requirements. The bill, which would require that a request for a waiver be filed, first must be approved by the state legislature and the governor before the waiver can be considered by the federal government…
Color me shocked! Are you saying that California liberals are doing the exact opposite of what they promised back when Obamacare was first rammed through Congress? I mean, this was exactly what President Obama PROMISED would not happen. In fact, in a speech to the joint session of Congress in 2009, President Obama mocked and derided Republican critics for arguing that Obamacare would be doled out to illegals. (You remember, this is about the time that Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) shouted “You LIE!” at the President.)
In the aftermath of Obama’s address (and Wilson’s outburst), the liberal media spent countless weeks attacking Republicans for fear mongering about the possibility of illegals getting access to Obamacare, acting as though the very idea was simply outlandish. Now here we are, just a few years later, and conservative fears are being proven true.
The federal government has already admitted that illegals had received nearly $1 Billion in Obamacare funded benefits, and now the largest state in the nation will codify these benefits into law.
This is what liberals do. They lie, cheat, and steal because in their immoral worldview the ENDS always justifies the MEANS… no matter how dirty the means.
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