Our recent post on the creative advertising associated with U.S. President Barack Obama’s socialized medicine law generated quite the response.
Over on Facebook, local “Occupy” leader Walid Hakim disputed our characterization of the law.
“Single-payer is socialist, Obamacare is very much rooted in capitalism,” Hakim wrote.
Really? What part of government-created, government-run “markets” fueled by government-mandated purchases – all in the name of expanded government dependency – would anyone consider to be “rooted in capitalism?”
Just asking …
Meanwhile over on our comment board another Obama supporter was far less diplomatic in his assessment of our reporting.
“Obama stomped your pussy asses and you can’t take it!!” the commenter wrote. “Keep it up Fits, love watching as your posts become more and more frantic!!”
Ah, the marketplace of ideas …
Anyway, in the interests of sounding less “frantic” we will now submit without comment that America’s national debt has officially crossed the $17 trillion mark.
That’s $17,000,000,000,000. Twelve zeroes.
(For last September’s “frantic” post about the debt crossing the $16 trillion mark, click here).
Actually, if you want some “frantic” commentary about deficit spending, here’s Obama himself speaking back in July of 2008 …