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Cruz: ´The Terrain Has Changed
and I Believe We Will Repeal Obamacare´

Cybercast News Service, by Barbara Hollingsworth

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/30/2014 9:27:07 PM

Calling Obamacare a “Rube Goldberg-like contraption” that has caused more people to lose their health insurance than those who are enrolled in the exchanges, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) revised his previous assessment that once the government subsidies kicked in, it would be “ impossible to repeal Obamacare” because Americans would become “addicted to the sugar.” “We are seeing the fruits of the battle that so many millions of Americans engaged in last fall to stop Obamacare, and I think the direct result of that fight was to elevate the national debate over the harms that Obamacare has caused,” Cruz said

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 1/30/2014 9:46:44 PM     (No. 9712541)

What a dreamer, Cruz is. It´s too late to repeal it. Now all they can do is try to fix it- it´s unfixable, of course, so we will have this huge growing monster, like OSHA, or Home Land Security, constantly eroding, constantly gnawing at, constantly destroying our nation. The people are far from aware of how much damage Øbamacare has done them. The nightmare is only beginning.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 1/30/2014 10:29:09 PM     (No. 9712588)

That´s right, let´s just change it so the GOP Establishment can feel good about itself.

Who cares if the next leftist, statist Dem Messiah comes along and puts everything right back in place!

I have an under 26 on my policy. I would gladly give that up to see this monstrosity killed.

I agree with Cruz - repeal it and pick up the pieces from there. Unfortunately, the GOP leadership does not have the spine to do that.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kate318, 1/30/2014 10:35:17 PM     (No. 9712596)

Repeal language won´t hurt Cruz with me, nor any conservative I know.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: chefrandy, 1/30/2014 11:29:37 PM     (No. 9712633)

Considering the GOP establishment animus towards Sen. Cruz, his better strategy might be to state that the GOP has no chance to repeal ACA. They might just do it out of spite since they don´t seem to show any inclination to fight the Dems.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 1/30/2014 11:52:29 PM     (No. 9712650)

The cost of keeping 26-year olds on the parent´s plan is not ´negligible´ rather the increases required where not so noticeable given the rapid cost increases that were occurring at the same time. The costs of those extra two or three years additional eligibility were spread out among all the other family plans - raising everyone´s rate maybe 5-10 percent. Why is an ACA policy so expensive for a 27 year old if a 26 year old is ´´negligible.

The ACA is imploding under it´s own weight of stupidity - ***this country simply cannot afford to guarantee everyone the most expensive healthcare on the planet***. They have tried to get around this inconvenient truth by jacking up rates for those without subsidies and providing poor coverage for everyone in the form of high, high deductibles. Few of the healthy are buying the policies without massive taxpayer support and even the sick are getting a poor bargain, with those sky-high deductibles. The normal healthy family might as well not have any insurance at all given that $12K family deductibles now seem to be the rule.

My prediction is that if this ACA is not repealed it will be the end of the health insurance industry as we have come to know it. We will go back to paying up front for doctor´s visits - as we mostly now do for visits to the dentist - or the veterinarian. Hospitals will have to take in the previously-insured with the hopes that they can work out a payment plan on a negotiated bill.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: EQKimball, 1/31/2014 1:37:37 AM     (No. 9712688)

Democrats are never satisfied with the status quo. In a few years, they will push to up the age of "children" on their parents´ policy to 28, then 30, then 33. Meanwhile, the pool of healthy, younger people paying premiums will shrivel to nothing.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Libertygal, 1/31/2014 2:15:56 AM     (No. 9712696)

Repealing, at this point, would just cause more damage.

As with anything else, once the rates go up, they never come back down. If someone is used to getting 10 dollars for something, you will never convince them again, that 5 dollars is enough.

That horse is out of the barn. Watch your reputation, sir.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: atexaslupine, 1/31/2014 4:17:45 AM     (No. 9712719)

in a free and fair marketplace, costs always come down as companies compete for your business.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mws50, 1/31/2014 4:30:58 AM     (No. 9712721)

It is completely ridiculous to "think" (term used loosely) that pushing to repeal obamacare would hurt Senator Cruz. What it will do is "set in cement" his leadership abilities, his common sense, and his passion to help the American citizens reach their goals without being burdened by a clueless, out-of-control federal government.

We are watching someone attain Reaganesque status. Our Nation desperately needs someone like Senator Ted Cruz

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Reply 10 - Posted by: kafir091101, 1/31/2014 11:55:27 AM     (No. 9713203)

I have absolutely no doubt that a workable plan to replace ObamaCare can be devised that would allow a smooth transition to a system that satisfies everyone except the Marxist/Fascist Donkeys.

The problem is, nobody in GOP leadership, house or senate, has the intelligence to even comprehend such a plan and they definitely don’t have the backbone to stand up and support such a plan.

It would be too controversial and most important, Brian Williams wouldn’t like it.

Non-leadership GOP senators have a good beginning plan but it will only be given lip service and never see a committee hearing.

The solution is to elect replacements for all RINO reps and senators who are in leadership positions with Conservatives or Tea Party candidates or Nobodies or even Marxist/Fascist Donkeys.

FWIW: If every RINO GOP leader was put out of office by a rabid Commie POS, the country would be better off because their leadership positions would be filled by republicans who have ‘heard the word’ of the conservative base.

I am currently donating to a few primary candidates who are anti-RINO and will support a few more as my heating bills go down.

I will also donate to the Marxist/Fascist POSs that run against the top RINO GOP leaders in November!

When you have bone cancer in the leg, the leg has to go!!!!!

Kafir

PS: #10: I agree 100%

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Reply 11 - Posted by: noparallel, 1/31/2014 12:16:37 PM     (No. 9713240)

Wait until tens-of-thousands of families go bankrupt from a short hospitalization or a minor illness. That will be the final straw.

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