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In health care mess, Obama
reaps what he sowed

Washington Examiner [DC], by Byron York

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Posted By:StormCnter, 10/30/2013 5:30:21 AM

Given the Affordable Care Act´s multiple crises in its first month of implementation, there´s no way President Obama and his fellow Democrats could be having a good time right now. But imagine if, instead of passing national health care legislation with only Democratic votes in 2009 and 2010, the president´s had won even a little Republican support for his health scheme. What if Obamacare had passed with ten GOP votes in the Senate and 30 or 40 in the House? If that had happened, the program would still be a mess, but Obama´s political problems would be far less serious.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: uno_thatguy, 10/30/2013 6:11:59 AM     (No. 9589070)

O´Reilly thinks this is the last nail in hussein´s coffin whereas Bernie Goldberg thinks he will survive. On O´Reilly last night!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 10/30/2013 6:24:07 AM     (No. 9589076)

Passed with no GOP support, none.
This socialist plan will haunt the dems for many years to come and be a shining example of how Big-Government-does-not-work.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 10/30/2013 6:31:41 AM     (No. 9589081)

Obama has suffered some nicks,cuts a bruises over this,the question is this scheme hitting enough of his supporters to make a difference?The papers have been blasted by negaitve stories on Obamacare but the knock out punch has yet to be delivered.

Obama´s already accepted close to half the country hating this but his supporters have more overall clout than he detractors.Liberals couldn´t care less about their politicians lying,so he suffers no bruises there.

The employer mandate being delayed for a year keeps quite a few people from suffering from the ill effects.

I thought the poll yesterday that showed the same support for tea parties as Obama was interesting but it´s bad new for establishment republicans trying to cleanse them them out in elections.Just shows how out of touch they are.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: grace1798, 10/30/2013 6:59:39 AM     (No. 9589104)

This is no accident or bad handling of the government. Nooooooo. Obama KNEW you would lose your Insurance coverage and they still pushed this! Do not think for one moment that this was all done by accident or it was this one´s fault or that one´s fault. NOOOOOOO....this was and IS the PLAN of the Socialist-Marxists to get control over YOU and this nation. To literally bring us to our knees...so why....to make us totally DEPENDENT on the government ...why? So they can turn this nation into slavery...a totalitarian government. THINK.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: grace1798, 10/30/2013 7:05:11 AM     (No. 9589114)

MARK OF THE BEAST
Please read Revelation 13:1-8, 14:9-12, and 16-18,

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Reply 6 - Posted by: suziannr, 10/30/2013 7:23:41 AM     (No. 9589139)

anecdotal I know: my ´hippie freak chick´ 60 year old cousin, liberal dem to the core, well-off with inherited money has always said "if it helps someone else let them take all my money"...to which her dad (self-made millionaire) replied "that´s because you weren´t out there earning that money". Fast forward to last week and she is furious because of the doubling of her health insurance. She says she´ll never be conservative but she´s definitely not as enamored of "our side" as she was. For a liberal, that is an earthquake-sized move.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MattMusson, 10/30/2013 8:00:30 AM     (No. 9589184)

The whole system was meant to fail. Just not this quickly.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/30/2013 8:10:29 AM     (No. 9589210)

If you think the demonrats are finished (which they should be), stop and think about immigration reform (to make all illegals tried and true demonrat voters). If the Republicans allow this, it´s that party that is toast.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: god of irony, 10/30/2013 8:11:04 AM     (No. 9589212)

Once again I am shocked that people are schocked. This is exactly what Obama wanted. Read the statist teachings. They have to collapse the free market before they build their socialist utopia.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: kar120c, 10/30/2013 8:21:22 AM     (No. 9589229)

Astute observation from Mr. York. And most wise to include comments from the late Sen. Moynihan about how to go about passing into law a major piece of legislation.

Mr. Obama and his staff should have done some reading on this - especially Sen. Moynihan´s sage advice to (then) Mrs. Clinton. Or perhaps they did read them, and concluded that he was wrong, and they should just do what they had already decided to do before they decided to do it.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 10/31/2013 12:37:58 AM     (No. 9590868)

Not exactly. He still has Cadillac coverage.

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