By Jack Engelhard
Hello, I’m from the government and I’m here to help.
Our “cash for clunkers” has proven to be so successful that we’ve decided to extend the program for cars – and for people. Of course there is no place to trade in your elderly, people, in other words, that have too much mileage on them. You cannot simply dump and deposit seniors in some lot, get cash for them, and then go home.
So as part of our new and improved healthcare bill, we’ve inaugurated a set-up where people over the age of 65 will be – speaking frankly – at the mercy of the government. Since we know best, we the government will decide who shall live and who shall die. If, for example, a person begins to stutter, or if, for example, a man or a woman has already served his or her purpose in life, well, it’s time to go.
Some people simply aren’t worth the bother.
Americans (old or even young) who walk too slow or suddenly need help tying their shoelaces are unnecessary and disposable. The fine print in our Bill takes care of such useless individuals. We will, in a word, refuse to provide the proper remedies to whatever ails these people. That’s in the program even in bold print.
We have heard rumors that some people are against this new and improved system. These people are obviously malcontents. We have no room for such people. In this America, there is no place for differences of opinion. We must all think alike! We urge you to tune in and learn from the experts, people like Al Gore and Bill Maher and Bill Moyers. They have all the answers.
Pay no attention to real doctors, like Dr. Zane F. Pollard who wrote an article online for the American Thinker. This is what he said in connection to the Obama/Congressional Healthcare Bill, “For those of you who are over 65, this Bill in its present form might be lethal for you. People in England over 59 cannot receive stents for their coronary arteries. The [American] government wants to mimic the British Plan.”
This doctor (along with many other doctors) disagrees with our Plan and therefore he must be crazy and therefore he must be reported.
We hope that you paid attention to what our Linda Douglass had to say about malcontents. She said, “If you get an email or see something on the Web about healthcare insurance reform that seems fishy, send it to flag/whitehouse.” Linda Douglass used to be a member of the press (ABC) and now she is a member of the government, which is actually the same thing.
The government and the press are all in this together. We are a team. This helps us all – all Americans — to think alike.
Notice that when our beloved leader needs to make another speech the mainstream networks quickly hop-to. We are one nation under Obama.
We are happy to inform you that this administration is determined to stamp out any form of interference and discord. Can we do this? Yes we can!
The doctor who spoke up against us, please be sure to heed Ms. Douglass and report him immediately.
He and millions like him are a threat to the Collective. They are counter-revolutionaries. Please remember that we voted for Barack Obama to revolutionize America. We voted for this. We voted for change. Change is what we got. Be happy about this. Do not complain. In this America there is no place for dissent and there is no tolerance for individualism. Never mind Emerson and Thoreau. We do not need and we do not want free speech, not in this makeover.
People who complain about this program or any other program will have to answer to Linda Douglass, and that’s just for starters. We do not want to talk about what comes next. We will not mention other plans in the works, like sending malcontents to re-education camps and re-conditioning centers. These Americans must be re-programmed and re-tooled. (This is only for people who disagree with us.)
Obviously, they must be sick.
You, the American voter, have given us a fail-safe form of government. (Thank you, by the way, for letting us run the whole show with no possibility of checks and balances. We are liberals and this is our country! We barely allow others to visit so please shut up.) We are one Party and we can do whatever we want and if we want to pass this healthcare bill, we will do so even above the complaints of the contrarians.
We know exactly what to do with clunkers.
About the author: Jack Engelhard wrote the international bestselling novel “Indecent Proposal” that was translated into more than 22 languages and turned into a Paramount motion picture starring Robert Redford and Demi Moore. His latest thriller, on media deceit against America and Israel, is available in paperback from Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Bathsheba-Deadline-Original-Novel/dp/0595470793/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1249567759&sr=8-1
He can be reached at his website www.jackengelhard.com