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GOP finds unwinding Obamacare
vexing now that it´s taken root

Washington Examiner, by Byron York

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Posted By:Drive, 3/25/2014 7:53:23 AM

Republicans are still determined to repeal Obamacare, even though they have famously failed to unite behind an alternative. Now, it is dawning on some in the GOP that even if they succeed in repealing the Affordable Care Act, and even if they pass an alternative, they will still have to come up with a plan to get from here to there. Right now, they don´t have one. What is different about Republican calls for repeal today -- as opposed to calls for repeal from 2010 to the end of 2013 -- is that Obamacare is now in place. It exists. Exchanges

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 3/25/2014 7:55:33 AM     (No. 9783019)

Idiots. Defund it.

But gee, we kinda like big government too...
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Reply 2 - Posted by: M2, 3/25/2014 8:03:37 AM     (No. 9783033)

Wasn´t that the point? Didn´t they have to pass it to find out what´s in it? The Democrats own Obamacare, and the upcoming election will prove it. The tentacles were supposed to make their way deep into the fabric of our health care system before people decided they didn´t really want it after all.

Now that most people including many Democrats don´t want this albatross, suddenly they can´t disentangle the tentacles? Please.

If Democrats really wanted these shackles off the backs of the people and off their own re-election chances, they would get serious and get on board with repealing it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mws50, 3/25/2014 8:05:02 AM     (No. 9783034)

This is easy. Repeal it and let the market take over. Fire everyone associated with this mess, tell the insurance companies to "get busy", and let the States take care of any insurance reforms they may think is necessary.

And, most important, admit the federal government has no constitutional authority to be involved in anyone´s medical insurance.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MOBeef4u, 3/25/2014 8:08:14 AM     (No. 9783037)

So when a cancer "takes root" in your body you just say, well it´s there, just let it be, learn to live with it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dman, 3/25/2014 8:11:48 AM     (No. 9783043)

We all criticize the Emperor for his faux "red lines", yet the GOP Elites are no more credible with theirs. Each time they must put up or shut up, they find an excuse to kick the can yet again.

That is why many of us are simply through with them.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: HPmatt, 3/25/2014 8:12:56 AM     (No. 9783046)

"Ted Cruz was RIGHT".

Just like "Sarah Palin was RIGHT"

F Troop in charge of the opposition party here...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Policom, 3/25/2014 8:14:26 AM     (No. 9783048)

Is anyone really surprised? Problem is Republicans and Tea Party people are not Democrats. Let´s keep fighting. Bring the Repeal vote up again. November can´t come fast enough.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: The Advocate, 3/25/2014 8:18:51 AM     (No. 9783055)

Start with firing the 16000 IRS agents hired to,enforce it.
Defund it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 3/25/2014 8:21:48 AM     (No. 9783059)

Maybe we should ask Paul Ryan to put together a 10 year plan to repeal it around the edges.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 3/25/2014 8:22:13 AM     (No. 9783062)

No replacement required! The Federal government does not need to be involved at all except to apply tort reform, lift useless and expensive regulations, and allow cross-state policies.

Repeal the monstrosity.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 3/25/2014 8:36:39 AM     (No. 9783088)

I´ve noticed several times that proponents of this dog´s breakfast like to say that the reason it isn´t ´working´ is because of the 50 votes taken in the House trying to repeal it.

No shortage of ´Magical Thinking´ out there.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Axeman, 3/25/2014 8:49:11 AM     (No. 9783112)

I´m with #3 and others. Total repeal, and the immediate boost to the economy would cause market alternatives to be so much better options that in six months everyone will forget the horrors that were 0bamakare.
The only losers would be the Fascists, Communists, and their minions.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: stablemoney, 3/25/2014 8:51:48 AM     (No. 9783120)

The GOP leadership is perpetually "vexed", not one of the wanted traits of leadership.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: enuf8, 3/25/2014 9:02:54 AM     (No. 9783148)

Tort Reform and purchasing Insurance across state lines would have made a huge difference instead of the pyramid scheme cooked up by non-elected idiots surrounding obama and the Dems.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: kahunavol, 3/25/2014 9:08:33 AM     (No. 9783158)

You don´t prune kudzu, you pull it out by the roots.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: reilly, 3/25/2014 9:12:34 AM     (No. 9783163)


The lefties have been planning this for decades. Just repeal it.
"If you want your doctor, pay him and you can keep your doctor."


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Reply 17 - Posted by: Namma, 3/25/2014 9:29:13 AM     (No. 9783204)

repeal it...or defund it..which ever works..and those that say it the law..well prohibition was the law..it was repealed. worked then..why not now.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: mickturn, 3/25/2014 9:36:38 AM     (No. 9783218)

WEEDS in the garden of America...killer weeds...

Defund it NOW, you know how to do it but you just won´t, that tells us you don´t want to stop it you just want to pay lip service (lies) to the issue! Republicans in the House, I´m talking to YOU!

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