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Why Obama and Obamacare may be
the death of American liberalism

Washington Examiner, by Mark Tapscott

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Posted By:grace52, 12/20/2013 2:39:56 PM

Ed Haislmaier of the Heritage Foundation points out an important fact about President Obama´s implementation of his signature domestic policy achievement: "America’s involvement in World War II began on Dec. 7, 1941, with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. It ended 1,365 days later on Sept. 2, 1945, with the surrender ceremony aboard the U.S.S. Missouri anchored in Tokyo Bay. "President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law on March 23, 2010. Today, Dec. 18, 2013, marks the 1,366th day of post-enactment Obamacare implementation."

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Reply 1 - Posted by: wtm, 12/20/2013 2:44:04 PM     (No. 9662007)

Biggest reason that it may be the death of Liberalism, is that the Progressives/Liberals keep trying to defend it as how good it is, expecting that the rest of America will embrace this turkey, and that their pet manifestation will suddenly change to something everyone wants overnight !!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mc squared, 12/20/2013 2:52:51 PM     (No. 9662014)

Don´t count on it. Millions of people have allowed similar circumstances before because they were naive enough to thing ´this couldn´t be happening´

I can´t tell you how many people I´ve met who still don´t believe there´s the IPAB - the death panels.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: weirdone, 12/20/2013 2:53:08 PM     (No. 9662015)

Me thinks you have too much faith in the uninformed, low info voters.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: krause, 12/20/2013 3:03:31 PM     (No. 9662029)

Somebody the other day described Obama as a ´coffeshop communist.´ Watching his press conference now I could just see him talking on and on in Starbucks with other lefty ´eggheads´ over lattes discussing their theoretical social programs, and how they could solve all the problems. What a bunch of mush.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Country Boy, 12/20/2013 3:10:27 PM     (No. 9662037)

FTA "When you´ve even lost most of the people your signature domestic policy achievement is aimed at helping ..."

obama is the biggest Con-Artist to hit the world stage, ever. Totally absurd to think that obama care is aimed at helping anybody but big government dirtbags and their crooked business cronies.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 12/20/2013 3:39:38 PM     (No. 9662084)

#2 Bob Beckel on The Five doesn´t believe there are death panels...IPABs and says so on at least a semi-weekly basis.

Granted Beckel is the embodiment of the stupid liberal.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bobn.t, 12/20/2013 3:40:15 PM     (No. 9662086)

I´m praying for God to intervene.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 12/20/2013 4:45:11 PM     (No. 9662153)

I´m praying for a huge asteroid to intervene so that in a few million years we might have another opportunity for libertarians to stand up and fight for what is required to keep a constitutional republic working.

Zippy sounded like a defendant who should not have taken the stand today.


I guess he doesn´t listen to his lawyers either.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: curious1, 12/20/2013 7:36:47 PM     (No. 9662300)

Make no mistake, the O´tard is just the sock puppet. He doesn´t have the brains or drive to do anything he´s done. He´s being run by a cabal of America´s enemies, some foreign and some domestic. All are enemies of the constitution.

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