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Boehner: ´ObamaCare´ must
be on the table in ´fiscal
cliff´ negotiations

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Sam Baker

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/21/2012 11:49:31 AM

President Obama´s signature healthcare law has to be on the table for cuts as Congress tried to negotiate a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff," House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) wrote in an op-ed. "We can’t afford it, and we can’t afford to leave it intact," Boehner wrote in the Cincinnati Enquirer. "That’s why I’ve been clear that the law has to stay on the table as both parties discuss ways to solve our nation’s massive debt challenge." Republicans have already made clear that they hope to go after the law´s insurance subsidies in upcoming debt talks.

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Really? I thought he said 0bamacare was now the law of the land?? He confuses and scares me. I hate to say it but I don´t trust him.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Feebie, 11/21/2012 12:04:01 PM     (No. 9027745)

I can´t stand Pres Zero. But this guy has to be neck and neck with him sometimes.

In the dictionary, under "lip-service" there is a picture of Boo-Hoo Boehner.

Truly, can´t stand this man.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 11/21/2012 12:04:16 PM     (No. 9027746)

Has Boehner´s spine just improved from "completely limp" to "al dente"?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pearson365, 11/21/2012 12:09:56 PM     (No. 9027752)

Great way to start Thanksgiving. Stay strong, John B, because the NY Times, NBC, NPR and the rest are soon going to link you to Paula Broadwell. If that doesn´t work, to the pedophile who was the voice of " I´ll Tickle Your Elmo if You Tickle Mine". And, to Herbert Hoover, Adolph Hitler and the Marquis de Sade in an organized effort to besmirch you.

But since ObamaCare has not begun, it will be difficult ( but not impossible) to wheel in patients in wheel chairs and hospitals beds to accuse you of taking away something they don´t have. Sandra Fluke will be back on ABC with Diane Sawyer saying that CVS has removed all contraceptives after learning of Boehner´s threat.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 11/21/2012 12:13:06 PM     (No. 9027765)

Someone had better do something quick because Obamacare is being funded even as we speak. Amazing how they can do that without the House. Or is it, Tammy Faye Boehner. I don´t trust him either. I think they have something on him to keep him in line. And on the majority of the rest of the House. Remember Hilzilla´s FBI files! And Preezy Down Low is worse than Hils ever thought about being.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 11/21/2012 12:18:12 PM     (No. 9027781)

Well this is a little bit heartening. How about defunding or not hiring the 16,000 extra IRS agents? It seems like an easy proposal that Americans would support?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: andyboy, 11/21/2012 12:35:43 PM     (No. 9027821)

At least he´s talking a good game.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 11/21/2012 12:36:47 PM     (No. 9027823)

Perhaps Boehner should have argued before the Court last summer along with the bevy of lawyers in attendance. What is really scary OP is if Ocare is renegotiated as part of a tax deal it will end up being more obtrusive than it already is.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: veritas, 11/21/2012 12:44:41 PM     (No. 9027836)

Uhh, "our nation" doesn´t have a "massive debt challenge."

Our real "massive challenge" is that "our politicians" come primarily in two destructive varieties: a. Leftists who tax, borrow, and spend [most often on un-Constitutional programs] at rates and in ways beyond measure or description [picked from among a long list of their damning vices]; and b. an "opposition" for whom "principle" is a misspelling of the boss of their kid´s school´s title, for whom aisle-reaching matters above all [except looking "important"], and their swearing-in oath is just another pointless, meaningless first-day formality.

Hey! You! Wake up!

It´s not politics as usual. And the pols created this "cliff," so their whining about it draws no sympathy from us at Schloss Veritas. We have chickens to pluck.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mws50, 11/21/2012 1:25:55 PM     (No. 9027895)

Talk is cheap with Boehner. He will cave. It is his nature to talk a good game, then cave into the democrat demands.

If he was at least an average Speaker, he would force substantial tax cuts through the House this year and agree to a small increase in taxes in 3 years, IF all the agreed-to tax cuts were implemented.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: youngtexan, 11/21/2012 1:38:32 PM     (No. 9027911)

Sorry, Boehner. Your time is up. Time to be replaced.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: formerlyphelps, 11/21/2012 2:24:09 PM     (No. 9027974)

So Democrats single-handedly launch a new unfunded monstrosity of an entitlement that few actually want, in the middle of the “worst economic crisis since the Earth’s crust began to harden” and then complain about the deficit. -0-bama says he wants a “balanced” approach, but nothing he wants is optional – including new spending on entitlements that are already $100Trillion in the red.

How can people be so stupid?


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Reply 12 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/21/2012 2:35:37 PM     (No. 9027992)

How can you talk about the fiscal cliff and not mention the $6 million Zippy just gave Asia with money we have to borrow from China ?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 11/21/2012 4:21:21 PM     (No. 9028143)

I hadn´t heard about the $6 million to Asia. I´m curious. Does any of our people travel anywhere without the magic bucket of money to pass out? Of course, there´s always Slick Willie who does the opposite ~ travels the world and collects it.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: hamrman, 11/21/2012 8:07:09 PM     (No. 9028437)

Hey John, hang tough...DON´T fund abomination care...starve it away, it can´t be sustained anyway...

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