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Politico: Even Liberals Want Obamacare
Employer Mandate Repealed

Breitbart Big Government, by Wynton Hall

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Posted By:mitzi, 7/6/2014 4:02:11 PM

The unpopular, job-killing Obamacare provision that forces businesses with 50 or more employees to pick up the tab for workers´ health insurance or face a hefty tax has now lost support from even liberals, Politico Magazine reported Sunday. Liberals ranging from President Barack Obama´s own former press secretary Robert Gibbs to the liberal Urban Institute and Commonwealth Fund say ditching the employer mandate makes sense and would reduce "distortions" in the labor market. Moreover, as they note, most large businesses already provide health insurance; the provision is only expected to increase coverage by 200,000 nationwide. Furthermore, Obamacare´s employer mandate compliance

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Why not just repeal the whole thing?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/6/2014 4:07:14 PM     (No. 9913051)

Just trying to win in November.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: aasilver, 7/6/2014 4:09:00 PM     (No. 9913052)

Repeal, repeal, repeal!!!!

What part of this doesn´t Speaker Bonehead understand?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: devnull, 7/6/2014 4:23:44 PM     (No. 9913070)

Wait one minute, now let me make sure I understand this: If a company decides to provide all but abortoficents with their health care plan, that is a problem; but if they offer no health care plan at all, that is not a problem....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Libertygal, 7/6/2014 4:26:18 PM     (No. 9913073)

There is only two reasons a Dem would publically state they want a reapeal.
1. Re-elect me.
2. When they said someone would have to pay for it, I didn´t think it would be ME.

That´s right. It hit THIER wallet, too. There are only two ways to motivate Dems. Threaten to take away thwir political position, or hit them in their money bags.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: marthaville, 7/6/2014 4:31:06 PM     (No. 9913080)

The moron Democrats who passed the law are finally realizing that employers and employees will blame the Democrats when they lose the level of coverage they have been enjoying.

Let the Dems try and repeal the employer mandate and they will still be blamed for their colossal mistake in passing this law. It´s ok for the individual mandate, the Dems think, because the numbers affected are actually quite small, particularly after new Medicaid sign ups are segregated.

The Dems have finally realized millions will be forced to get their health insurance coverage through the Federal exchange. This will affect the top management as well as the underlings. Take your medicine, Dems. You and Obama created this mess.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 7/6/2014 4:34:56 PM     (No. 9913083)

There is nothing in this law that warrants not being repealed. In particular that includes the 26-year-old "adult children" provision and the guaranteed insurability (pre-existing conditions). All of it is misguided nanny-state, government intrusiveness. The cost of those "popular provisions" is born by those without adult children and by those who sign up for insurance while still healthy.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Bpl40, 7/6/2014 4:50:29 PM     (No. 9913104)

Republicans should insist on a one sentence bill - The PPACA Act of 2010 stands repealed with immediate effect. But unfortunately the ´ Law of the Land´ RINO leadership will surely sell us down river.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/6/2014 7:04:33 PM     (No. 9913199)

It´s going to get ugly in 2015.
It is up to us to voice our opinion in the voting booth.

BTW The Dems have some nerve after selling US out by voting for the ACA.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: planetgeo, 7/6/2014 8:01:51 PM     (No. 9913241)

Listen to me...seriously...

I want Obamacare to be fully implemented in 2015. I want the employer mandate to be fully implemented. Why? I want all those clever, educated, compassionate liberals to feel the effects of their stupidity.

I want them to pay through the nose. I want them to lose their homes, their Volvos, their kids´ college educations. I want them to fully experience the pain of unbridled liberalism.

Yes, we´ll suffer too. I don´t care. This is necessary. This is the ultimate purge that will save this country.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rinktum, 7/7/2014 7:54:55 AM     (No. 9913511)

#9, Completely understand your reasoning. Lessons learned the hard way are often the best. Just wait until the new rate increases hit the mailboxes....the wailing and gnashing of teeth will be fierce. That is what is called a reality check.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 7/7/2014 8:01:01 AM     (No. 9913521)

#9, perhaps a PeoplesRevolution would accomplish the same thing.

When is enough enough? Remember, there is no "government". The government is just your neighbors, friends, and sometimes even your relatives doing this to you.

People screwing other people so they don´t have to actually produce something of value.

Yeah, I know, we need SOME government. I agree. About 10% of what we´ve got.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: pineledger, 7/7/2014 9:59:57 AM     (No. 9913648)

I´m with OP.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Adam, 7/7/2014 10:12:06 AM     (No. 9913659)

oh great. so guys like me, who has paid for his own health insurance for the past eight years, who saw his premium go up by 100% and his coverage reduced by Obama, I have to keep paying through the nose for everybody else. Liberals don´t want the employer mandate? Well….obscenity is not allowed here but I just want to say to those liberals two words, the first is a verb, the second is a pronoun.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: strike3, 7/7/2014 11:55:45 AM     (No. 9913788)

Without the employer mandate, obamacare will complete its downward plunge to a full fall, flat on its face. The economy can not continue its fragile existence with this huge added burden on the taxpayers. They will not be able to afford their own coverage plus pay the subsidies for the parasites. Repeal of the whole mess is the only way to avoid a full depression.

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