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Republican governors shouldn’t
help implement Obamacare

Washington Examiner, by Philip Klein

Original Article

Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/9/2012 10:06:19 PM

For several years, opposition to President Obama’s health care law focused on its mandate that forces individuals to purchase government-approved insurance. By upholding the mandate as a constitutional exercise of Congress’s taxing power in June, the U.S. Supreme Court maintained the provision that helped hold the law together. But if the mandate is the cement, the law’s expansion of Medicaid and establishment of subsidized health insurance exchanges is the house itself. It’s these two provisions that will be responsible for $1.7 trillion of spending over the next decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

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Amen to that!! This may be the only way that 0bamacare doesn't get fully implemented.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: veritas, 11/9/2012 10:18:14 PM     (No. 9004120)

"But that's obstru-u-u-u-c-tion!"

Good!

Somebody
better be obstructing implementation of this disaster.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: civilservant, 11/9/2012 10:19:52 PM     (No. 9004121)

Feh, Chris Christie is SO addicted to Federal money I really doubt he'll waiver long before he sucks............. in the exchange dollars and further sacrifices NJ's 10th amendment rights and his dignity.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: KTWO, 11/9/2012 10:44:43 PM     (No. 9004165)

If you want to stop smoking it is easily done. Tomorrow.

"That´s it, I´ll quit tomorrow."

I would say to governors and legislators of any state and either party. When the federal government is involved there is no partnership. Sooner or later they own you.

So as much as possible just say no.

Disengaging is very hard because Washington dangles money in a thousand ways and harasses in ten thousand.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: Intentional, 11/9/2012 11:00:11 PM     (No. 9004187)

John Kasich is wavering. Aren´t they all. What is wrong with Ohio?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: WIBadger, 11/9/2012 11:17:13 PM     (No. 9004213)

No indications that Scott Walker is wavering here in WI. And he has a GOP legislature and AG.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Crosscut, 11/9/2012 11:30:59 PM     (No. 9004246)

All GOP governors should unite and form a resistance to fight the tyrannical and stupid Federal regulations and mandates. The House should stand with these governors as well. America should not go down now without a fight.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 11/9/2012 11:35:12 PM     (No. 9004252)

#3, Quitting smoking is easy, once you decide to do it. I did it after smoking for 38 years, last 11/29 was my eight-year anniversary. You´re right, when you decide it´s easy; problem is there aren´t many ready to decide it´s time to do it; because it´s not easy, it only takes resolve. Sadly, I don´t think there is much resolve in our elected/selected officials to say no to the payoffs from the fed.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Kurto, 11/9/2012 11:35:36 PM     (No. 9004254)

They should flip 0bozo the Big Bird.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: KTWO, 11/10/2012 12:22:23 AM     (No. 9004305)

#7 congratulations on quitting.

I think it was Saint Augustine who offered the thought: how easy it is to be virtuous, just not right now.

State officials can only say no when enough citizens believe Washington is not their friend on a specific issue. Even then they will lose most of the time.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Agent Orange, 11/10/2012 4:50:33 AM     (No. 9004444)

I smoked from the time I was 12 until I was 32. At the end I was smoking three packs of Kool Milds a day. I quit for my son´s second birthday, he is now 36 and I have not fallen off the wagon even once.

Cheers from Waikiki...........MSgt USAF (ret)

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