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The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America This, in my opinion is where our focus should be. Throughout our country's great history, we have slowly given many of those rights rightfully reserved to the States respectively to our Federal Government. Using the current debate as an example, if a state decides to have universal health coverage, so be it. If they can make it work, good for them. I do not believe it can work and I believe that any state that attempted it would become bankrupt (can anyone say CALIFORNIA?) quickly. Nonetheless, it should be a state's choice...it is the State's right! Our fifty United States need to take their rights back. Individually, as their citizens, through their legislators decide.
I'm finally out of the Army and can now fully speak my mind about how I feel about the direction our country is going. Tonight on Hannity, I caught former Marine Corporal David Hedrick as he explained his views on universal health care and located his appearance at a town hall meeting on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/HedrickDavid. What he says, in a nutshell is what I have been saying for quite some time, look at 1936-37 Germany for a history lesson!

The problem with Hitler and WWII is that whenever someone hears the word "Nazi", they immediately think of the Holocaust and concentration camps. These are valid thoughts and atrocities that should never be forgotten. However, what everyone seems to forget is that NAZI is actually an acronym for National Socialist Worker's Party. This is what is meant when comparing the direction our Nation is moving to the Nazis of Germany. Not the Nazis of WWII, rather the Nazis as they led their country into the war.

WWI was the …