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WDAM Viewpoint- What if a representative government is no longer representative?

We asked you to vote on our website wdam.com today whether or not you agree with the Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Obama's Health Care Bill.  80 percent of our viewers had voted ‘no'.  In more scientific polls taken around the country the majority of people were against the Healthcare Act passed by congress in 2010…though not by as high a margin.  Yet all three branches of government, administrative, legislative and judicial have ruled that so-called Obamacare will become the law of the land.  Few of us have a clue as to what is contained in the 2700 page document and much is to be decided upon by the government…the devil no doubt being in the details.  The Supreme Court made clear that those who do not have health insurance may be taxed or fined.  So if I have the cash to see a doctor and go in for a sore throat but don't have insurance I can be fined I supposed.  That is just another step down a socialistic path to government controlling our lives.  What is the recourse in our republic if we don't agree with political policy?  There is only one.  That remedy takes place in November. 

I'm Jim Cameron…let us know what you think.

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