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Congress, fix and pass this
Obamacare replacement

Washington Examiner [DC], by Editorial

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Posted By:MissMolly, 9/21/2017 5:14:28 AM

It should be axiomatic among Republicans that Obamacare must be repealed and replaced during the current Congress. The last opportunity to do so appears to be the Graham-Cassidy bill. That being so, it must pass, and it must be improved before it passes. Specifically, the bill´s experiments in actual health insurance markets, need to be made more robust. It is only by passing a repeal and replace bill that Republican politicians can avoid breaking the cardinal promise they have made to voters for the past four election cycles. It was the central rallying cry of John Boehner´s successful retaking of


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Reply 1 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 9/21/2017 6:33:00 AM     (No. 11390132)

Funny, I just don´t remember the words "and replace" when Republicans repeatedly made that "cardinal promise they have made to voters for the past four election cycles."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 9/21/2017 6:43:58 AM     (No. 11390143)

And people wonder why folks no longer vote......

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 9/21/2017 7:12:57 AM     (No. 11390153)

Repeal yes, replace no.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: alecto2, 9/21/2017 7:24:54 AM     (No. 11390168)

With most legislation written by the lobbyists for their bought and paid for flunkies, do we really think this will benefit "we the people"?

Call me cynical.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 9/21/2017 8:33:56 AM     (No. 11390238)

Very little difference between republicrats and democrats on this issue. And btw, Trump has made it very plain that he wants to keep parts of 0bamacare. So that´s where the establishment gets the bold impromptu, such as we see today.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: citizen, 9/21/2017 9:09:32 AM     (No. 11390284)

With "replace" there is actually no repeal, just a restructure. What we need to replace is about a third of Senate Repubs.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JediJerry, 9/21/2017 10:32:05 AM     (No. 11390362)

Bernie is the new pied piper for Republicans. He’s playing the song they have been yearning for like their democrat vampire blood brothers and the dream is putting the greedy insurance companies out of business and taking away everyone’s insurance and putting total government run single payer healthcare rationing in place. The notion that somehow this newest weak attempt to snip around the edges of OCare will work is completely laughable. Just because miss Lyndsey is behind it doesn’t mean his girlfriend Joan McLame will vote for it. Nice try but no cigar.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: radrelic, 9/22/2017 8:29:39 AM     (No. 11391373)

But national pre-existing conditions clause and portability needs stay?

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