U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, according to top national U.S. news sources, condones the controversial health reform act. At first, it appears to give democratic rights to all U.S. citizens in need of health care, and seems to be kind and all-inclusive. But reading between lines it places pressure on individual liberties, accentuates liability to pay into a pool of cash and punishes dissenters by fines, all against the laws and rules of compassion that used to be related to health care.
The understanding of care given to the sick is not clear. The judge says that it does not in itself "invalidate" acts of the U.S. leaders of government. Does he feel unable to act, feeling in some cases such acts must be declared unsafe, for humanitarian reason?
The judge refuses to protect the people. Does he feel someone should do so? Why?
Republicans and Romney oppose the leaders of government and their insistence all have insurance and pay for health care. The Democrats claim to have sorted out years of irregularity. But have they?
A tax is to be paid by those not joining the scheme by 2014. Republicans opposed this tax in 2010. They say the act meddles with individual liberties. The president now calls the act a victory however. Yet he speaks somberly as if he knows things are in a mess nationally across many states, and this is just an attempt to put the whole thing on the level in the area of health care.
Is the act just? What safety is there for the vulnerable? I do not live in U.S.. I would have to live there to know the score. With Romney maybe overcoming Obama in the polls, things may change yet. It is only to be hoped all citizens get to see and get reasonable treatment by a doctor and people continue to fight for humanitarian principles and the good of all U.S. citizens.
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