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Why ObamaCare Is
Still No Sure Thing

Wall Street Journal, by James C. Capretta & Yuval Levin

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Posted By:StormCnter, 11/19/2012 5:45:02 AM

Champions of ObamaCare want Americans to believe that the president´s re-election ended the battle over the law. It did no such thing. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act won´t be fully repealed while Barack Obama is in office, but the administration is heavily dependent on the states for its implementation. Republicans will hold 30 governorships starting in January, and at last week´s meeting of the Republican Governors Association they made it clear that they remain highly critical of the health law. Some Republican governors—including incoming RGA Chairman Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, Ohio´s John Kasich, Wisconsin´s Scott Walker

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 11/19/2012 5:59:19 AM     (No. 9023105)

States are moving conservative and Feds are moving socialist. Is everybody using the same voting machine software?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: clayusmcret, 11/19/2012 6:02:18 AM     (No. 9023109)

Now that obama is back in, obamacare is his newest ice cream for the masses. He, his media sycophants and unions will now redirect the bad guy slander to anyone who stands between the masses and their getting their next scoop of free ice cream.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Janjan, 11/19/2012 6:23:58 AM     (No. 9023138)

We now know that there are enough greedy grasping voters who expect their neighbors to support them, along with a corrupt electoral process that invites massive voter fraud to swing an election. Obama´s re-election is proof positive that the majority of our electorate are simply stupid. They aren´t bothering to even try to understand what Obamacare really means or how it works. They are just waiting to be told how to access their new ´free´ health care. Just like Obama planned.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Maybeth, 11/19/2012 8:07:17 AM     (No. 9023273)

There is always blackmail and bribery, both of which used to be criminal offenses. Democrats always practice these forms of ´coercion´ to get the votes and laws they need.
.... Remember Nancy Pelosi´s bribes to House Members in passing ObamaCare.
.... Think about sex-story exposures of generals and Congress members.

We have learned during the Obama administration, as we did during the two-for-one Clinton presidency, that it´s easy to buy people.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: The Architect, 11/19/2012 8:13:42 AM     (No. 9023292)

If the states will not set up the insurance exchanges, watch for Zippy to further enlarge his socialist paradise by implementing Federal exchanges. He can do it by executive order and nobody will call him on it. He has already issued more executive orders than all of his predecessors combined. Our once great republic is doomed and the GOP has just rolled over. I´m disgusted and disheartened.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: snowcloud, 11/19/2012 8:30:39 AM     (No. 9023319)

Let´s start demagoguing this issue and call it what it deserves to be called: Holocaust Care. The Left intends to kill off those who disagree with them. Make no mistake. This is exactly what it is.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bpl40, 11/19/2012 9:40:32 AM     (No. 9023436)

Ending Medicaid as a Federally run insurance and converting it into a premium assistance program that will bring the bottom 20% into the mainstream health insurance market, is so obviously the better choice that the ´Rats have very predictably started demagoguing the issue. The fear is that Beltway RINOs (its the law of the land fame) will collapse like a house of cards.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: rustycfc, 11/19/2012 9:55:43 AM     (No. 9023462)

like I´vs said in the past, this nation has been on the decline since the early 60´s and the skid continues. Wake up America!!!!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TruthandJustice, 11/19/2012 9:16:38 PM     (No. 9024540)

Kill Obamacare...if they cannot blackmail us with the decisions on how we are treated in our hralth and medical treatments or their damnable death panels ...then the communist Feds loose all leverage.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 11/19/2012 9:22:56 PM     (No. 9024545)

Bless your hearts, WSJ, but it´s as done as burnt toast. You can thank, el conservativo, Mr. John Roberts, and his switch in time that saved Dear Leader´s behind.

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