Posts Tagged ‘health care reform’

Tea Party Republicans Are Wearing The GOP Like An Edgar Suit

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The Tea Party emerged almost simultaneously with Barack Obama pledging the oath of office in January 2009. Since that time, the Tea Party has threatened to primary many moderate Republicans, and won. And now the Tea Party is dragging the carcass of the Republican Party around town, wearing it like an Edgar suit. Yes, the…
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Medicare: Universal Health Care So Evil, We Gave It To Senior Citizens

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Since 1965, the United States of America has experimented with a crazy, evil and potentially nation-destroying idea of universal health care. See, that was the year congress enacted Medicare under the Social Security Act. Medicare is a government-run universal health care insurance program for people 65 and older, as well as younger people with disabilities….
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Video: Republicans Waste $50 Million In Failed Attempts To Repeal Health Care Reform

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According to CBS News, the House of Representatives has wasted $50 million in failed attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). To be clear, it’s Republicans who are responsible for this waste. It costs $24 million a week to run the House. A total of 2 weeks of time has been spent on 33…
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House Republicans Vote (Again) To Repeal Obamacare

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I guess when you vote people into office who say “government is not the solution, it’s the problem,” then you get stupid, symbolic political votes like the vote today by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Speaker John Boehner (R). Of course I didn’t vote for any such anti-government candidate. I like my…
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The Individual Mandate Isn’t A Tax, Wait, It Is A Tax, Wait, It Isn’t, I Mean…

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Depending on who you listen to the health care individual mandate provision is the biggest middle class tax increase in American history or it’s not a tax at all. Last week Chief Justice John Roberts surprised everyone when he voted to uphold the Affordable Care Act on the grounds that the individual mandate falls under…
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