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Selected Editorials from the Editor

Suns & Shields Christian Inspirational Writings by Rachelle Hamlin

Selected editorials from Dr. Katherine Albrecht, Ed. D.


The Roberts Trap is Sprung

By:  Bill Dunne
One of the most overlooked aspects of the year just ended is the vindication of Chief Justice John Roberts -- a vindication that showed up as the national catastrophe known as ObamaCare got rolling.  Roberts may have also doomed Hillary Clinton's chance to live in the White House again... click here to read whole editorial


Governor LePage Criticizes Sens. King & Collins on Mitchell Recruitment


Absent from the Health Care Debate is the U.S. Government Has no Jurisdiction to Legislate on These Matters Within a State to Begin With!


By:  David Deschesne

Fort Fairfield Journal, August 16, 2017


   In a press release last week, Maine Governor Paul LePage criticized former Senator George J. Mitchell’s support of Medicaid expansion, which the Governor said would be financially ruinous to the State of Maine.

   “Senators Collins and King are simply proving my point that they are sadly out of touch with everyday Mainers who are suffering from high premiums, high deductibles and inadequate access to high-quality health care under ObamaCare,” said Governor LePage. “Instead of focusing on the needs of hard-working Mainers, Senators Collins and King recruited another out-of-touch former Senator, who had no experience with the disastrous effects Medicaid expansion had on our state, to criticize me.”

   Governor LePage had to clean up the financial disaster Senator King left as governor of Maine, including his $1 billion structural gap and Medicaid expansion that resulted in a $750 million debt to Maine’s community hospitals. “Another Medicaid expansion will cost the Maine taxpayers at least $400 million over the next five years,” said Governor LePage. “Senators Collins, King and Mitchell are three peas in a pod, preaching to struggling Maine citizens from the polished corridors of Washington, D.C. while they enjoy luxurious health care benefits lavished on them as members of the world’s most exclusive club.”

   Like a good, obedient socialist, Senator Collins, who is a Republican in name only, is still running interference for the unlawful, Democrat-inspired Obamacare health insurance mandate law.

   “The Senate bill was far from perfect; that’s not the point. By voting against it, Senator Collins killed debate on reforming the crushing effects of Obamacare,” said LePage. “Senators Collins, King and Mitchell should just be honest with the Maine people: they want to expand Medicaid at taxpayers’ expense to give free health care to able-bodied people who are capable of working and contributing to the cost of their own health insurance.”

   Absent from any debate on the national Health Care law is the fact that the U.S. Government has never been granted any lawful authority by the Constitution, or any of the States, to even enact a health care law to begin with, much less enforce it within the boundaries of any of the several States.  Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution - a law all elected politicians took an oath to uphold - clearly delineates what Congress has the power to legislate on and limits their jurisdiction for the legislation to very specific geographic areas.

   If the Constitution was actually applied, Obamacare, Trumpcare or any other federally inspired “Care” package would evaporate into the ether since there is no lawful authority for the feds to pass such legislation to begin with.







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