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Obama has shown how a future
GOP president can gut Obamacare

Washington Examiner, by Philip Klein

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Posted By:garnet, 12/7/2013 11:28:50 AM

I owe Mitt Romney an apology. During the 2012 Republican presidential primary season, I repeatedly criticized Romney — and personally challenged him during his editorial board meeting with the Washington Examiner — for promising that if elected, on day one of his presidency, he would grant Obamacare waivers to all 50 states. As I reported, under the text of the law, the ability to offer waivers to states was subject to many restrictions and wouldn’t even be an option until 2017, four years after his hypothetical swearing in. Though I still believe I was right about what the statute said,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 12/7/2013 11:41:21 AM     (No. 9644348)

Following Obama´s lead, any future President can just say " WHAT LAW ? ". If they show a videotape of the law being passed, on tape, again, the new President can just say " What difference does it make now ? " - When an Administration sets precedence for lawlessness, expect that the following Administrations will take them up on it.
Personally, I cannot wait for this to happen.
and I hope every single activist appointment that this Administration has made is deactivated by executive order, wholesale.
A lifetime appointment, well, whose lifetime ? Bye-bye- My opinions.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: busterman, 12/7/2013 11:42:07 AM     (No. 9644351)

Well Philip, apologize. You said you owe him one. Yet nowhere in the article do you actually apologize.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bubby, 12/7/2013 12:06:15 PM     (No. 9644367)

#1 That won´t happen if Speaker Boner and McConnell in the Senate are re-elected. Those two gutless wonders will insist that the laws be followed as passed, even obamacare which was passed via legislative chicanery, and the filibuster will be reinstated giving power back to the Democrats. The elite GOP and the Rinos will not gut obamacare but will pass the Senate version of amnesty. Time for major changes in the GOP leadership or the Republic and the Constitution are finished.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/7/2013 12:08:30 PM     (No. 9644372)

GUT? Isn´t that what one does post killing the animal?

This Obiecare law must be totally defeated and eliminated from the face of the earth!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MattMusson, 12/7/2013 12:45:59 PM     (No. 9644417)

The next President will inherit a collapsed Healthcare sector that is more significant than the Mortgage collapse that Obama inherited.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rafter, 12/7/2013 1:45:37 PM     (No. 9644459)

Everybody owes Mitt Romney an apology.
He should be president right now.

We´d all be lot better off if Mitt were there in the White House,
getting our nation back on track ASAP.

Instead...
the lying lunatic thug is Living La Vida Loco in the Spite Hutt...
destroying America with a vengeance.

Hope those who snubbed Mitt are enjoying living under
the Wannabe Kommie Dicktater these days.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mitzi, 12/7/2013 1:48:40 PM     (No. 9644462)

Wow ... I have to read headlines more slowly ... I thought it said "gut Obama."

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Reply 8 - Posted by: coyote, 12/7/2013 1:50:43 PM     (No. 9644465)

From the day Obamacare was passed, it has hidden behind vapors and deceptions. Intentionally so, as the purpose has been to subjugate potential resistance. Precisely defined law and practice do not serve arbitrary power.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: StormCnter, 12/7/2013 1:59:38 PM     (No. 9644474)

Amen, amen, amen, #6. I salute your very accurate comment. I´ll dance at your wedding.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: sinic, 12/7/2013 2:35:42 PM     (No. 9644504)

Thank you, #6! I sincerely hope that every "Conservative" who sat the election out at home with their nose out of joint is now personally enjoying the financial and social destruction that they helped bring on. And please...don´t bother offering your sage comments here on how Obama is such a bad thing for the country...take it to the Huffington Post, NYT, Washington Post, etc. THAT´S where your really belong, you freakin´ morons. Happy Financial Flameout! Oh, and watch out for them "Knockout" artists. They don´t get arrested for knocking you silly, ya know.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Bohallx, 12/7/2013 5:39:21 PM     (No. 9644632)

NOBODY owes Mitt Romney an apology.

Just about every single registered Republican voted for him. Nobody sat out the election.

The problem was we only had 61 million Republican voters.

Mitt, instead of exhorting other Republicans in the states to go out and find more Republican voters and get them registered and to the polls piddled away his time attending small fundraisers with wealthy donors so he could have the money to, as he imagined, go out there with TV advertising and attract the undecided 10% in the middle................

Well, there´s no middle, there are only voters. They are mostly decided long before election day ~ usually YEARS BEFORE.

Like to add that the ´get out the vote´ computer based system his guys had concocted worked about as well as ObamaKKKare on the first day rollout.

The blame for losing the Presidential election as well as the elections of more than a dozen Republican senatorial candidates is Mitt´s, and his advisors, the paid drones who said soothing things to his ears as they collected their checks for doing nothing useful.

It is good that he´s returned to his status of unemployed coupon clipper. Best he stay there.



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Reply 12 - Posted by: lil dotty, 12/7/2013 7:04:07 PM     (No. 9644680)

Frankly, Mitt is owed nothing. WTP gave him exactly what he wanted IMHO Didn´t he state he didn´t want the job (after the fact) Well, he didn´t get it. Our loss. If he had we would not be standing here in shiver-mode, afraid for our lives, our children´s lives and the lives of fellow Americans The day of reckoning is almost here. And the time of punishment draws ever closer.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: yorkiemom, 12/7/2013 7:38:50 PM     (No. 9644705)

Sounds like #11 and #12 are happy with Obama and what he has done to the country.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 12/8/2013 12:21:38 AM     (No. 9644875)

How soon some forget. The vicious anti- Romney posts on this site during the primaries with said posters bragging they would not vote for him was broadcast among many others.
The dems turned the election and Mitt Romney into a war on women so fast they probably sucked most of their campaign material from all that trashing.
Do not deny that one issue GOP voters did stay home to teach us a lesson.

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