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The Idiots Guide to
Defunding Obamacare

Washington Times, by Ernest Istook

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Posted By:tisHimself, 9/18/2013 7:00:54 AM

De-funding Obamacare is tough politically. It is not complicated, though, even though some want you to think that. De-funding is a simple idea surrounded by political jargon and double-speak. If voters are convinced that the task is too complex, they might forgive politicians for not going all-out to de-fund it. De-funding in turn is still second-best to outright repeal. So here is an “Idiot’s Guide to De-Funding Obamacare.” The title isn’t intended to call anyone a dummy, but to stress that this is not rocket science. Anyone who understands how a checking account works can understand how to stop Obamacare

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 9/18/2013 7:08:10 AM     (No. 9525678)

Thanks for posting. Must Read?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Country Boy, 9/18/2013 7:13:05 AM     (No. 9525683)

Libs say that special entitlements can´t be cut because payments on national debt would be also stopped.

According to libs, you couldn´t cancel your cable TV subscription because your mortgage wouldn´t get paid and you would then loose your house.

Dems are the party of the mentally deficient, deranged, and morally bankrupt.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MattMusson, 9/18/2013 7:43:25 AM     (No. 9525720)

TOO LATE!

Huge numbers of part-time workers, retirees and dependants are already being dumped from employer programs. Without the exchanges - they have no place to go.

The existing system has been derailed like a train. Only - it will continues to slide forward on inertia alone.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mizzmac, 9/18/2013 7:50:43 AM     (No. 9525730)

This is what I don´t understand: this article (which makes good sense) keeps referring to a budget. We don´t have a budget. We haven´t had a budget in years. Does that matter to his argument, or not? How can a program "overdraw" when it never had a balance???

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JoniTx, 9/18/2013 8:57:28 AM     (No. 9525836)

FTA: ~~In essence, Obamacare already was given ten years of post-dated checks from the U.S. Treasury. The original legislation in 2010 guaranteed a decade’s worth of money to cover its overhead and administrative costs ? $105-billion through 2019. Without this administrative processing, the Treasury has no way to handle the other money that would pay actual health care costs and insurance subsidies.

These “post-dated checks” were intended to make it impossible for any future Congress to curtail the program, just in case the Democrats didn’t keep full control of Congress after 2010, which they didn’t.
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THANK you, former Rep. Istook! Indeed, Must Read.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 9/18/2013 10:27:53 AM     (No. 9526001)

Quick, get a copy to the Speaker of the House!

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