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Sunday, September 30, 2007

Hillary Health Care And $5,000 Baby "Gift"

Does Hillary Clinton MrsSatan really think that all it takes to buy our votes is $5,000? She is proposing that every baby born in America receive Five Grand. AP:

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday that every child born in the United States should get a $5,000 "baby bond" from the government to help pay for future costs of college or buying a home.

    Clinton, her party's front-runner in the 2008 race, made the suggestion during a forum hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus.

    "I like the idea of giving every baby born in America a $5,000 account that will grow over time, so that when that young person turns 18 if they have finished high school they will be able to access it to go to college or maybe they will be able to make that downpayment on their first home," she said.

    The New York senator did not offer any estimate of the total cost of such a program or how she would pay for it.

My question is, why so cheap? Why only $5,000? Why not $10,000? Why not $50,000? Why not $100,000?

And why does her payment only cover newly born babies? Why isn't it retroactive to apply to all of us? Why, to quote the most repeated Democrat refrain, "it's not faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaair" to exclude this payment from those of us whose parents are only guilty of nothing more than the bad timing of our birth. Why should we be excluded? "It's not faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaair! It doesn't level the playing field!"

Certainly MrsSatan's plan has some glitches in it. She needs to rethink it and include and apply this payment to all of us.

We can't be held accountable or responsible because we were born prior to her plan. She needs to include everyone in this plan and make the amount significantly more than a measly $5,000. I expect more from my Liberal politicians. Don't you?

On a related note, I find it rather strange, odd and hypocritical that so many critics of the Bush Administration claim their civil liberties and Constitutional Rights are being violated, but these same people have no problem with nationalized and socialized health care? They don't mind the government having access to their complete medical records? Oh, don't go giving me the "they will ensure privacy" rhetoric. We've seen more than one instance where defense department and FEMA laptops have been "lost" (ahem) or stolen. What makes anyone think the laptop with their medical records won't be "lost" or stolen?

You don't trust the Bush Administration with your privacy and civil rights, but you have no problem with socialized health care? From which planet are you?


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