Opinion

Do Obamacare’s foibles rise to the level of fraud?

Wayne Allyn Root Author, The Ultimate Obama Survival Guide

Why do we allow politicians to be treated differently than CEO’s in the private sector? If a CEO commits fraud and damages consumers, he goes to prison. Yet if a politician like President Obama lies, misrepresents, and causes massive damage to consumers, no one mentions the word fraud or suggests a crime has been committed. No one even suggests the politician be removed from office. Why? What’s the difference?

Obamacare isn’t about incompetence. It isn’t about political disagreement. It’s about a trillion dollar fraud, carried out by the President of the United States. Forget impeachment, it’s time for citizens to start demanding criminal prosecution.

Let’s say a TV pitchman (you know, like the Ginsu knife guy) promised free health insurance. Let’s say he promised “If you don’t like mine, you can keep your current health insurance … PERIOD!” Then millions of Americans, thinking they had nothing to lose, took him up on it. And then, because of this conman’s lies and misrepresentations, the policies they liked (and on which their families depended) were cancelled. When they went to his web site for help, to try and save themselves, they found it not only defective, but deceptive as well.

The few who could get on, found they had to enter their personal information, even if all they wanted to do was compare plans and prices. And, once they did this they were trapped. Their personal information would be used to extort them. They were warned that if they didn’t buy, they’d be fined.

Can you imagine the outrage and criminal accusations coming from consumer protection advocates? Can you imagine how quickly the federal government would shut down the business? Can you imagine how quickly a grand jury would be convened to indict the CEO? Can you imagine how quickly FBI agents, accompanied by SWAT teams with assault weapons, would swoop down on this CEO’s offices with guns drawn, and remove cabinets and computers with the media watching, with cameras rolling, with flashbulbs popping? Can you picture the CEO and his top executives being perp walked in handcuffs before the waiting TV news cameras?

The government would throw the book at these executives. For ripping off millions of consumers, including the elderly and innocent young children, the CEO would get life in prison.

Think of the personal stories, the tragedies caused by this purposeful lie. The small businesses forced to close. The middle class taxpayers hit with dramatic price increases, left with a choice of paying the mortgage or the health insurance. How about the people whose policies were cancelled, and because they couldn’t afford this conman’s “better plan,” or because of a defective web site, went without insurance for a time, and during that time had a car accident leaving them unable to work and bankrupt with medical bills.

All of these tragedies were set in motion because a CEO lied and misrepresented. If this happened to one single family, that CEO would go to prison.

It’s happening to millions of Americans. And that CEO conman is Barack Obama.

A grand jury should be convened right now to indict the President of the United States for fraud on a massive scale. The FBI and SWAT teams should be surrounding the White House this week. Obama should be perp walked out of the people’s house in handcuffs, with cameras rolling, with flashbulbs popping. He lied to us all. His fraud will cost each of us dearly.

This wasn’t the usual politician’s little white lie. This was a gigantic, purposeful lie that has cost millions of Americans our health insurance. At the moment it appears about 16 million Americans will loser their individual policies in this trillion dollar fraud. But wait until 2015 when the business mandate (which has been postponed until after the 2014 congressional elections) kicks in. Experts are now saying as many as 90 million employees could have their insurance cancelled. Obama’s lies has destroyed the entire medical system.

And how about the cost? Forget getting cancelled. The shock and stress of that alone will make people sick, or perhaps kill some of them. But the cost is the really horrific part. This lie will cost a typical family $5,000, $10,000, even $15,000 more per year for a new expensive policy none of us can afford or want.

Worst of all, this lie will strip millions of proud middle class families of their independence, self-reliance, and self-esteem, by forcing them into government dependence for the first time in their lives.

But then, that was the real point of Obamacare from day one: Government dependence and income redistribution on a massive scale.

We’ve been conned. Obama makes Bernie Madoff look like a piker. This is the first trillion dollar fraud in world history and someone should go to prison. What CEO in the private sector would be allowed to walk? Not one.

But as the Ginsu pitchman might say; Wait there’s more!

What if a private sector CEO spent hundreds of millions to build a web site, and happened to give the no bid contract to a college classmate? What if after over-spending hundreds of millions, the site didn’t work? That CEO would be in handcuffs in a New York minute. And if his wife arranged the deal, she’d be behind bars too.

Well don’t look now, but it happened! The most expensive web site in history, does not work. The “fix” may bring the cost to over $1 billion. A top exec at the company that built the site was a classmate of Michelle Obama at Princeton. They are members of the Princeton Black Alumni Association. She just happened to get a no bid contract.

No web site costs that much. That alone is pure fraud. But how could anyone spend that much money and build a web site that doesn’t work? Did millions go to Cayman Island bank accounts? Were bribes paid for Michelle’s favor?

Obama knew millions of Americans would lose their insurance. He knew rates would skyrocket. And someone stole hundreds of millions building a defective web site. It’s past time for impeachment, it’s time for the CEO to pay for the fraud he’s perpetrated.

It’s time for Obama to take the infamous “Perp Walk.”

Wayne Allyn Root has been dubbed by the media as “The Capitalist Evangelist.” He is well known for both his political and business careers. He is a former Presidential candidate, 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee, and a national political commentator on Fox News and hundreds of radio shows. On the business side, Wayne is a high profile CEO, serial entrepreneur, private equity guru, and champion of capitalism, entrepreneurship, and limited government. Wayne speaks at business events across the globe on the topics of branding, marketing, promotion, and media credibility. Wayne’s latest book is the national bestseller: The Ultimate Obama Survival Guide: How to Survive, Thrive and Prosper During Obamageddon.