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Vic Biorseth, Saturday, October 10, 2020
You cannot buy new insurance that covers a preexisting condition, for the simple reason that you can't buy insurance against something that already happened. The "preexisting condition" medical insurance problem exists because the insured lost insurance coverage for some reason, most usually because of losing their job, which provided group-insurance for employees only. Once you are no longer an employee, you are no longer a member of the group, and no longer covered by it's medical insurance.
Or, still covered, but because of loss of job, cannot afford to pay the premiums to keep the policy in force.
But that's a state problem, and not a federal problem in the first place.
Again, let's look at the limited and enumerated powers of Congress to legislate law, in Article One Section Eight of our Constitution:
Note that neither health care nor health insurance are in there. That means that they are out of scope for the federal government to even address, in any way whatsoever. The real problem is that the federal government did address it, and violated the Constitution to do it.
It's kind of like the homo-marriage legal abomination. Neither homosexuality nor marriage are to be found in Article One Section Eight, and that makes it a state issue. If the federal Constitution prohibits it from being legislated into a federal law, it cannot exist as a federal law. If it does not exist as a federal law, the President (executive branch) cannot enforce it as a federal law, and the Supreme Court cannot hear and adjudicate anything to do with it, because it is not a federal matter.
The highest legal appeal for any state matter is a state supreme court.
Nothing that is not found in Article One Section Eight can be addressed in law by any branch of the federal government short of having a new Constitutional Amendment sent out and ratified by 38 states.
Constitutionally, Obamacare cannot be repealed and replaced; it can only be repealed. And it can be repealed by a simple declaration, by any of the three coequal branches of government, that it is unconstitutional and therefore null and no law. The exact same thing may be said of abortion.
Either draw up a Constitutional Amendment to add health care and/or health care insurance into Article One Section Eight and send it out to the states for super majority ratification, or, put pressure on states to fix the problem, with major help from the federal government. One way the federal government can help would be to eliminate the Billing Code System in Medicare, which would, in and of itself, put doctors back in charge of treatment and cut medical costs for every medical condition.
The medical billing code system is a continually growing bureaucratic nightmare that never should have ever been allowed to come into being. The whole insurance industry takes it's now absolutely required billing code updates from Medicare, which has made itself into the medical billing code dictator of the world.
We have referred to this ever growing billing code monster over and over again among the American Socialized Medicine Pages. It is unnecessary pedantic petty-bureaucratic nonsense.
The resolution to the preexisting condition problem involves ownership of medical insurance policies. State laws should be changed or legislated to require four things:
If these things were done, health care business would be radically simplified, health care costs would go radically down, and insurance companies would be scrambling to fill the need for individual insurance policies at affordable prices. The biggest single positive to come out of it would be how cheap it would be to get normal, every-day, non-catastrophic health care.
This would encourage employers to stop providing health insurance to employees and just pay them more, and it would start a major competition and a low-lower-lowest-price insurance premium war between health insurance companies to grab market share and sell individual health policies at prices people could afford.
We have always felt that medicine and medical care should be cheap enough that the only real need for medical insurance would be for the possibility of catastrophic illness. Employed, bourgeois middle class Americans should really only need to buy catastrophic insurance, and just pay medical expenses as they go along.
Believer it or not, most simple medical procedures would be a lot cheaper to just pay for than to insure against.
President Trump could trigger a medical care and preexisting condition competition between states, because states that did these things would soon have radically cheaper, simpler and better health care than states that did not.
People like cheaper, simpler and better health care. People move, and people vote. It's a really big political issue with a lot of people.
But, short of a Constitutional Amendment, you can't make a federal case out of it. Once upon a time, everybody would have known that.
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Date: Sat Oct 10 10:26:13 2020
There is no right in the Constitution of lots the lawyers have empowered themselves to do. We are in dire need of a Constitutional Convention of States. President Trump is the closest thing we are likely to achieve... maybe during the Pence administration.
The O-“care” attack on freedom is devastating. We were told we did not have to plan for the insane rates while we were in our working years.. our company promised “lifetime” health insurance... then they stopped.
Pray the Rosary.. This is not the first time evil has gained a foothold... but with complicit clergy, the stench is rising to Heaven.
Date: Sun Oct 11 2020
From: Vic Biorseth
That's good advice; we've got Rosary Rally Processions going on in towns around here every weekend until the election.
But I worry about state Constitutional Conventions because the enemy is so organized and determined. Marxocrats could and would flood the zone and try to take over, getting all sorts of evil Amendments into the mix, including especially abortion, ending the electoral college, maybe even eliminating Article One Section Eights.
Much safer and more under control would be proposals, one issue at a time to keep it simple, for amendments being written up in by Congress and/or the President, and sent out to the states, one at a time, for ratification.
Unfortunately, Constitutionally, you can't make a new law retroactive; in other words, you can't make a law and punish previous offenders with it. So all those Congressmen, Senators and Supreme Court Justices who violated their oaths would continue to get away with it, since the Congress is never going to impeach any of their own deep swamp dwellers.
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In America, religion is not mere window dressing and citizenship is not a spectator sport.
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