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GOP should let Obama deal
with Obamacare mess

Washington Examiner, by Editorial

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Posted By:garnet, 11/12/2012 11:05:38 AM

In June, the Supreme Court upheld the individual mandate in President Obama´s national health care law. The mandate makes possible an expansion of Medicaid and the establishment of subsidized health insurance exchanges. These two provisions will be responsible for $1.7 trillion in spending over the next decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Together, they are expected to provide insurance to 30 million Americans and create the infrastructure that liberals hope to use to push the nation, over time, into a fully government-run health care system. With Obama re-elected, repeal ceases

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: curious1, 11/12/2012 11:07:24 AM     (No. 9008888)

repeal may have ceased for four years, but defunding certainly doesn´t have to.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Feebie, 11/12/2012 11:26:51 AM     (No. 9008933)

GOP should DEFUND the entire thing, and THEN let Obama deal with the mess.

You can´t repeal this.

DEFUND

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Black Knight, 11/12/2012 12:44:26 PM     (No. 9009073)

Great principal: Let Obama fix his own messes.

Besides governorships, we control the House.

Stop raising the Debt Ceiling.

Let Obama fund every dime of overspending (deficits) through Federal Reserve expansion of the money supply.

Stop continuing Budget Resolutions.

Start passing Probationary Budget Resolutions that cut spending 10% across the board until we are back to Bush era spending levels.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Black Knight, 11/12/2012 12:45:27 PM     (No. 9009079)

Correction to above post: Great "principle"

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ocjim, 11/12/2012 1:37:07 PM     (No. 9009204)

This is the ONLY silver lining in this whole ObamaCare outrage coupled with his even more outrageous reelection...
Obama sticks around long enough to get really tagged with this liberty sucking, IRS-emboldening monstrosity he´s perpetrated on the American people, and perpetrated by use of force down our throats.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: brianod1, 11/12/2012 2:02:02 PM     (No. 9009257)

I know of nothing the government does more efficiently than the private sector - and the $1.7 trillion figure, divided by the 30 million figure, comes to insuring the insured for $472/month (average over 10 years). Not going to happen.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: KTWO, 11/12/2012 2:06:57 PM     (No. 9009273)

GOP has no choice.

The Republicans are about to be erased from history. Winston Smith is assigned. Someone named Axelrod is the Executive Editor.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: oh-heck, 11/12/2012 2:45:46 PM     (No. 9009368)

The Dems are already eying the money in the Obamacare. The lay-offs in industry have started and are accelerating. The trillions on the sideline are going for capital intensive projects that need very few people. Think of all the people with exemptions that will expire. Most states won´t implement the new Medicaid. Most states won´t create insurance exchanges. The uninsured have taken a look at the federal pool and refused to buy policies. 2% of the individuals in the program suck up 21% of the benefits. There aren´t going to be any happy people when this hits.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bumbleshorts, 11/12/2012 3:33:14 PM     (No. 9009449)

Sucks to be America.

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