I don't know about you but I have looked forward to this day for the longest time! I am absolutely giddy about it now. I even woke up happy!
This was/is the day many
who need some psychiatric intervention on the right believe would be the day that Obamacare required all citizens to have RFID chips placed in our hands.
They had various pictures showing this device (this one came from the facebook group "Christians Against Obama's Re-Election" - their URL says "OBAMA AGAINST CHRISTIANS")
Along with paranoid text in the image description field:
Christians Against Obama's Re-Election
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Micro Chip Implant Coming March 23, 2013
The New Health Care (Obama care) law H.R. 3590 Also HR 4872 requires all US citizens to have the RFID implanted
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This evil plan is being launched by America. its a micro chip injected in your hand. it will contain all your personal data heath and bank accounts etc. its also a GPS device being monitored. they can deactivate it at any time if they find you suspicious or not loyal to their government or go against them or their system and you will lose everything you ever had. soon this device will be made common just like they did credit cards, turning paper money into digital money. means nothing is physically in your hand. it will be made a must for every citizen with time according to their plan and then they will spread it outside America so they can monitor and control as many people as they can and turn them into slaves with their digital technologies.
this device is the future or slavery
BEWARE of this EVIL DEVICE. if you don't believe me do your own research before you come to argue or debate.
warn more people create this awareness do more research on your own and save yourself from this NEW DEVILRY.
For many of us, the whole thing conjured images of Logan's Run (wiki 1 and 2)
In the world of 2116, a person's maximum age is strictly legislated: twenty one years, to the day. When people reach this Lastday they report to a Sleepshop in which they are willingly executed via a pleasure-inducing toxic gas. A person's age is revealed by their palm flower crystal embedded in the palm of their right hand that changes color every seven years, yellow (age 0-6), then blue (age 7-13), then red (age 14-20), then blinks red and black on Lastday, and finally turns black at 21.
When you consider how insanely they've insisted Obamacare has "death panels" one might think they got the whole idea from
watching Logan's Run. But as it turns out Snopes
traces this to the Bible.
16 He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads,
17 and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
18 Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man: His number is 666.
Snopes rated the whole thing as "False" and then went further on to say:
First off, the referenced information was not part of the "Obamacare" health care legislation actually enacted by Congress. The page numbers and language cited in the example above were taken from HR 3200, an early House version of health care reform legislation which was never passed by Congress; passages cited from HR 3200 are therefore irrelevant. The cited wording did not appear in the replacement bill (HR 3590) eventually passed as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and although similar language was included in initial versions of the subsequent reconciliation bill ( HR 4872), it too did not appear in the final version of that bill as passed by Congress.
Second, nothing in any of those unpassed bills mandated that anyone be implanted with any type of microchip or RFID-based device, for any reason. The passages quoted above reference a section of the legislation that simply called for the creation of a registry which would allow the Department of Health and Human Services to collect data about medical devices "used in or on a patient" (such as pacemakers or hip replacements) for purposes that included tracking the effectiveness of such devices and facilitating the distribution of manufacturer recall notices. Absolutely nothing in those bills required that patients receive any type of implantable device (microchip or otherwise) or authorized the government to mandate the implantation of devices in patients.
Which of course made Snopes suspect to all wingers, baggers and friends.
Some of us even went so far as to ask those that really believed this tripe if they thought it reasonable that the government would place the chip in an area where it could be easily dug out.
No response . . . we
were are part of the liberal cabal that is so stupid that we will be in Obama re-education camps. Yeah, don't try pointing out the illogic of putting a liberal into camp to re-educate them into being liberal, you'll freeze the system. Sort of like telling a computer to put all it's capacity into computing the last digit of Pi.
I'll admit, I am wicked enough to remind my fellow Americans who believed and shared this clap trap on Facebook and through email that this did not come to pass today. Not because I think it will wake them up, but because, like the "day after the end of the world parties" it's fun.
I will offer them crow recipes. I wonder if, in the coming years, that bird will become an endangered species. Well, no, that requires some self reflection and an actual admission that they were wrong. But as their postmortem of their loss in the 2012 election has shown, they don't seem to be wired that way.
But today is a happy day, and one of many where the accusations, conspiracy theories and just plain insanity about Obamacare are proven false. There have been no round ups, no street by street rousting of citizens as they stand in queue waiting by a black gubberment bus waiting for their free RFID chip.
The worst thing that has come down my block this morning was the truck carrying someone's home heating oil.