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Dems´ new 2014 plan:
Neutralize Obamacare

Politico, by Dan Hohmann

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Posted By:HoneyBadger, 2/17/2014 10:42:25 AM

Democrats know their biggest problem in this year’s midterm election is Obamacare. So top party operatives have settled on a strategy to try blunting the GOP’s advantage: Tell voters Republicans would make the problem worse — raising prescription drug prices, empowering insurance companies and even endangering domestic violence victims.The battle plan, details of which were in a memo obtained by POLITICO, recognizes the unpopularity of the Affordable Care Act. But it also banks on voter fatigue with the GOP’s relentless demands for repeal and counts on poll-backed data that show many Americans would rather fix Obamacare’s problems than scrap it

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 2/17/2014 10:45:21 AM     (No. 9735727)

In other words, continue with the same strategy this party has been employing for the past 50 years..... Cover one policy blunder that they lied about in the first place with an even bigger lie.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Yosemite Sam, 2/17/2014 10:53:49 AM     (No. 9735740)

A pant load as usual. Not worth a post, much less the hits that pay these clowns.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: john56, 2/17/2014 11:10:42 AM     (No. 9735755)

Same playbook, same page.

But fortunately for Democrats, they have some advantages:

1. A willing, fawning press.

2. Republican establishment, known for multiple attempts of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nigella, 2/17/2014 11:37:42 AM     (No. 9735786)

And the Democrats are gonna "fix" it? Riiiiiiiight....

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Reply 5 - Posted by: twculver, 2/17/2014 11:37:48 AM     (No. 9735787)

It´s a lame play by the Dems, but the Republicans have no game at all. The Republicans will be surprised and put on the defensive.

If we win in November, it will be in spite of a muddle-headed, incompetent Republican leadership. I hope we have enough grass roots workers, and enough new conservative candidates, to tip things our way. It won´t be a walk in the park.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Robert Ives, 2/17/2014 12:01:45 PM     (No. 9735829)



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Reply 7 - Posted by: Robert Ives, 2/17/2014 12:03:49 PM     (No. 9735832)

Our plan is terrible but THEY would REALLY screw things up. HAHAHAHAHAHAHA. It should be an entertaining campaign.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 2/17/2014 12:26:10 PM     (No. 9735865)

Give them credit for being shrewd. They have probably found out through polling and focus groups that much of the public presumes (wrongly) that this disaster CAN be fixed, and they will craftily exploit that ignorance. I think the predictions of Rush and others that this will be a wave election may be too optimistic.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: dman, 2/17/2014 12:34:20 PM     (No. 9735878)

No surprise here, but remember that this strategery (sic) has been working for them. Let´s see if it will be countered in the Grand Old Plan of betting everything on this issue. My guess is that the stupid party will remain just that.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Hotrod, 2/17/2014 12:34:40 PM     (No. 9735879)

FTA: ´´Tell voters Republicans would make the problem worse — raising prescription drug prices, empowering insurance companies and even endangering domestic violence victims.´´

I don´t think that voters are inclined to believe anything the democrats say any more. The democrats have lied, misled, and spun their way into a hole they can´t climb out of. Only their LoFo and radical base will accept the lies from now on.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: john56, 2/17/2014 1:02:03 PM     (No. 9735908)

Their solution is to keep all the "benefits" and eliminate the taxes and requirements that were supposed to come close to paying for it.

So, we either spend more deficit dollars or tax those terrible rich folks (ie, investors and job creators) more.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/17/2014 1:19:01 PM     (No. 9735918)

Obamacare is the new slavery. It is govn by force; brought to you by the Progressives. The democrats have always been the party of slavery.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 2/17/2014 1:19:03 PM     (No. 9735919)

It´s slimy, but at least it´s a strategy. The GOP has no strategy. The Senate GOP has a ´repeal and replace´ proposal, but still no strategy to win. I can generate proposals in my sleep.

What is the GOP strategy to repeal? They have none. They are all standing around hoping to take the Senate without showing any leadership. Even if they take the Senate, does anyone believe they have a strategy to force Obama to sign a repeal, or that they will even attempt to repeal it? No.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 2/17/2014 1:53:29 PM     (No. 9735969)

Agreed, #13.

The in-fighting in the Rep. Party has got to stop. Then, all must acknowledge that this DeplorableCare Act is a public policy disaster as much as it is a disaster for individuals, businesses, well and sick alike.

Only the uninformed will succumb to Democrat demagoguery and propaganda.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Moabitess, 2/17/2014 2:27:49 PM     (No. 9736028)

#12 I agree with you.
Obamacare is the worst, most oppressive piece of legislation enacted in this Nation´s history.
This law allows death panels to determine the fates of healthy(usually elderly white) patients.
Right now people are being put to death under the guise of controlling Heath costs.
This country is beyond Kritalnacht...Obama has implemented the final solution.

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