How are laws written? How does legislation become law? Who writes the laws that we end up being governed by? How do we get a voice in the making, passing, and the implementation of laws? Does the Supreme Court have the American’s interest in judging the laws? Should lobbyist be allowed in the process? These are serious questions that many Americans have and we will look into them closely and try to answer them together.
Let’s start with the birth, or writing of the law(s). How are they written and by whom? Have you noticed that when we look at laws in text form, they are never easy to read, understand, or even, most times, follow? Shouldn’t a law that governs so many be in basic and easy to understand wording? Why the confusion? Seems like we all need our own personal attorney walking around us just to understand laws. This can’t be by design, can it?
Well the answer to that is really obvious and shocking at the same time. Maybe, just maybe, they are written so that we get overwhelmed and lost in translation that we give up on understanding them out of our own frustration and confusion. Ask a friend, relative or co-worker to explain a law and the overwhelming majority can’t even give you anything but talking points at best.
Take for instance The Affordable Care Act, or what is commonly called Obamacare. Do you understand it? Can you explain it? The answer is overwhelmingly no. And why is that? Shouldn’t a law mandating healthcare for all, and enforcing it if you don’t comply through penalties, be easily understood and equally easy to follow? Instead we have such quotes as the famous one made by Nancy Pelosi. “We have to pass it in order to know what’s in it.”
Wrong Mrs. Pelosi. We need to know what’s in it in order to make an informative and calculated decision on whether we should pass it or not. Under any rational stance that would be common sense. Could it be that common sense doesn’t apply in Washington D.C.? I can’t buy that. After all, they are smart, Ivy League educated people in Washington. So what is the real issue then?
To answer this we have to look at many angles. Who wrote Obamacare? Who passed it? And is it fair to the American people? The issue of Americans and healthcare has been around for many years and was even a platform of the then First Lady, Hillary Clinton. So why now the sudden urge and illegal passing of the Healthcare Bill?
The reason the Government got involved in the healthcare business should be a red flag to start with. They are not authorized, permitted, or have any jurisdiction in altering, guiding, or controlling the free markets. With The Affordable Care Act, they do all these things. Then penalize those that don’t comply with a fee. That’s a dumbing down term they use to really mean tax. And that would be considered taxation without representation.
So, who wrote obamacare and is it constitutional? The finding in this question is astounding. Before I answer this I want to go back to the original question about who has the authority under the constitution to write laws, pass laws, judge laws, and finally execute laws. The government is broken down into three branches. Refer back to our junior high civics class and we will remember the three branches. The three branches create a check and balance and ultimately a separation of power that keeps the power in the people’s court. Those three branches are the legislative branch, judicial branch, and executive branch. With a breakdown of these three branches we can see how the founding fathers meant for us to be governed. The legislative writes the laws while the judicial branch judges the laws against the constitution leaving the executive branch to execute the constitutional laws. I will have more to say about that in a little later in this article.
So who makes up these three branches of government that was designed to protect us from the powers of a bloated government? The legislative branch is made up of our representatives that we elect to be our voice. It consists of two houses of Congress – the House of Representatives and the Senate. The Senate is made up of 100 members, two members from each state, while the House of Representatives is made up of 435 members. The number of representatives from each state depends on the number of population from each state. Their job, in terms of laws, is to represent the people of their states and to maintain little government and retain state rights and personal sovereignty.
The Judicial branch is where the rubber meets the road so to speak. Regardless what the legislative branch writes into law, it is the responsibility of the judicial branch to judge the laws against the constitution and determine if the law is in accordance with the law of the land – the Constitution. The Supreme Court is head of the judicial branch and is made up of nine members. Eight associate members and one Chief Justice. Unlike a criminal court, they rule on the constitutionality of the proposed law. A decision of the Supreme Court sets precedence, or interpretation of the law.
That leaves one branch left, the executive branch, which sole responsibility is to execute the laws that have been deemed constitution. The President is head of the executive branch and serves a four year term as elected by the public. The executive branch also includes the Vice President and members the 15 major departments of government.
Now that we have established the process and legality of laws, their judging or ruling, and how they are executed or upheld, let’s look at the example I have listed above – Obamacare. The Affordable Care Act originated in the Senate. That is an important fact to keep in mind as I will highlight later. But who authored the legislation? This is a scary fact and has virtually gone unnoticed and without report from the mainstream media or even the officials we elected to protect the constitution.
One man is said to have been responsible for writing 628 pages of the bill while in prison, nonetheless. His name is Robert Creamer. Creamer is a senior Democratic operative who defrauded banks in order to keep his Marxist/Communist community organization afloat by committing 16 counts of bank and tax fraud. Doesn’t sound like an elected official as declared by the Constitution to me? But that’s only 628 pages he has been tied to. What about the remaining pages? Where they written by members of the legislative branch?
We are now finding out that the Affordable Care Act was largely written and approved by a handful of large players in the healthcare industry, insurance companies, and drug companies. That is an example of just how powerful the lobbyist voice is in Washington and just how silenced our voices have become. This happens with many policies, I’m just using one example to illustrate the corruption pertaining to our laws.
So, when Nancy Pelosi made her moronic statement to the nation, could it be because she herself couldn’t understand the bill herself? In the words of Sarah Palin, “You betcha!” And I have to be inclined to believe because of a powerful plan to bring everyone under socialize healthcare, their goal was to secretly institute this policy and keep us unaware of the corruption regarding the policy and the drafting of it.
Remember earlier in this article when I stated the Supreme Court’s responsibility towards law? Here is where we should have repealed the Affordable Care Act based solely on the constitution and not ideology or interior motives. The Supreme Court ruled on June 28th, 2012 in a 5-4 vote ruling that the Affordable Care Act was indeed a tax. That should have nullified the bill based solely on the fact that taxes must originate in the House. Obamacare originated in the senate, therefore, should have been repealed and taken back to the House. Now there is little doubt that this was agenda driven to get pushed through and made the law of the land, but you have to ask yourself this. Why did your elected official not know this, or if they did, why we were not made aware of the process through our elected voice? This is a clear indictment of how the corporations, through their armies of lobbyist, not only usurped the Constitution, but states’ rights and individual sovereignty. Corporations indeed are controlling policies and running the government for their profit and gain.
Now I have just highlighted one issue, but there are many examples of this. Net neutrality being another example I will write about in the future. And once the TPP becomes more visible that will show more corporate invasion and loss of sovereignty. Big Pharma writes many policies and control the pharmaceutical industries as well. We have been, and will continue to be usurped until we act.
This is the very same thing my grandfather fought against in World War 2 and that being Fascism. Let’s protect their sacrifice and make it known we will not be usurped or controlled by lobbyist or corporations. The tyranny you accept today is the tyranny your children will live under tomorrow.
Written by: Michael Howell
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