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Just do it: Senate must act on health care
New Hampshire Union-Leader, by Editorial

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/9/2017 5:23:48 AM

Just about the only thing that has unified the Republican Party over the past decade is the premise that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was a bad law, and should be repealed. With President Barack Obama in office, congressional Republicans had no qualms about sending repeal bills to a certain veto. But now that President Donald Trump is poised to sign a repeal into law, the GOP has cold feet. Some Republicans want to repeal the law and walk away. Others want to pass a whole new national health care system in its place. A few are suddenly worried that

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 7/9/2017 7:01:35 AM     (No. 11313067)

What? Lying to get elected has worked so well over the years. Why should the progressive, liberal republicrats (who hold the majority), the lying lyers of the Senate, change their tune now? If American voters (the majority) are too dumb to notice, or too easily influenced by NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN and MSLSD then ´what difference, at this point, does it make´? - to quote the Hildebeast Queen.

They´re happy. They are in orifice. They can re-appoint Lyin Ryan and Mumbles McConnell to be their ´leaders´. And they are all exempt. Hooorahhhh! Now, on to the next lie, wink, wink, nod, nod you surfs and simpletons.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: texpub, 7/9/2017 7:16:14 AM     (No. 11313078)

We hear lots of excuses about why they can´t get this done. I have begun to think there are too many egos in the way. This is not an insurmountable problem. Repeal the whole thing and get this done.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 7/9/2017 7:38:35 AM     (No. 11313092)

Republicans stampeding over themselves to bring forth a better government health care program.
Let´s all digest that a moment...Republicans...government health care.
You sorry sisters! Just turn Democrat, wuss wussies!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: chatham, 7/9/2017 8:45:30 AM     (No. 11313165)

If These " Republicans" were running a Business they would be bankrupt soon after they started.
Useless, Self serving Fools.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 7/9/2017 8:46:02 AM     (No. 11313167)

They are not Republicans anymore. They are merely "Republican´ts" What did we expect?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Northern Redman, 7/9/2017 9:57:18 AM     (No. 11313250)

This is why we have primaries. I will never vote for a Republican, but I can sit home on election day if an incumbent is my only choice.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Northern Redman, 7/9/2017 9:57:57 AM     (No. 11313252)

I meant I will never vote for a Democrat. Time for some coffee. :-)

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Reply 8 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 7/9/2017 10:27:51 AM     (No. 11313291)

We are seeing the alliance between the Democrats and certain Republicans laid bare. Its been there for some time, but its much more apparent now.

Disagree with the Democrats, but they are much more straight forward with regard about what they intend to do and they march in lock step. The real sneaks in Congress are the Republicans. They talked about repealing Obamacare for eight years, and then backed off. Doubt they were ever serious about it at all.

One has to wonder what other issues the Republicans are allied with the Democrats on.

Do we even have an opposition party that opposes the Democrats? The Democrats are in control in Congress even though the Republicans have the numbers.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/9/2017 10:51:10 AM     (No. 11313319)

McConnell and Ryan are the difficulty. It was they who insisted on replace, when they should have repealed Obamacare first. It was an awful mistake, made by fools. Now, doubling down on their mistake and foolishness, they want to reach out to Democrats. No. The mistake needs to be corrected. Repeal Obamacare. The private insurance market will rush in to provide health insurance without any need of the politicians to write health insurance polices. Watch Questions of the PM any Wednesday as members debate doctor and nurses pay, hospital budgets, hospital closings and openings, and the horror of national health insurance is before your eyes.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JediJerry, 7/9/2017 11:34:29 AM     (No. 11313375)

No action is an action. In the mean time Cruz presented a wonderful proposal and if they don´t go for it as part of the new McOCare disaster, they will almost certainly lose the Senate majority next year. So go ahead and write your own destruction.

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