I consider it a sad day for our country when Americans lower themselves listening to the ridiculous rhetoric of Rush, the insanity of Hannity, the arrogance of O'Reilly, the belligerence of Beck and the silliness of sour-grapes Sarah.
Those whining breeders of bitterness and negativity have the best medical insurance money can buy and yet there's a four-letter word in Obamacare they detest -- "care." Those conservatives don't care about the health of the middle class or the poor, and why should they? As long as the rich keep getting richer, they are happy.
I was raised in the same town as Henry David Thoreau, and like him, I'm totally opposed to war, I have no children, and I have no health insurance. Realistically, if I had all the money that was taxed away from me to pay for wars that I oppose and the schooling of other people's children, I could afford health care.
As an Independent (with a capital "I"), it seems to me that each time this country elects a Republican president, we end up with either a recession (Reagan) a war (Bush 41) or two wars and the worst recession of a lifetime (Bush 43). Then it generally takes two terms for a Democratic president to clean up the mess created by the GOP.
The recent Supreme Court ruling was definitely a win for the millions of uninsured Americans, and if those on the right want to call it a tax, fine. Frankly, I'd much rather be taxed paying for health insurance than for wars.
And yes, it will be a sad day in America if Mitt Romney manages to buy this country the same way Rick Scott bought Florida, because millions of us -- without insurance -- will die before our time.