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Re: List of Legislation Passed by the House to End the Government Shutdown
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2013, 12:00:00 AM »
He's not going to budge on the ACA. In his eyes that is his defining achievement, and he'd probably go down swinging before he let it go.

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Re: List of Legislation Passed by the House to End the Government Shutdown
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2013, 12:17:36 AM »
He's not going to budge on the ACA. In his eyes that is his defining achievement, and he'd probably go down swinging before he let it go.

Agreed. So let him own it.
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« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2013, 12:19:13 AM »
Agreed. So let him own it.

That's what I've been saying from the start. If conservatives are right about Obamacare they should just let him hang himself with it. If it's a huge flop and ends up being a failure it will reflect very badly on the Democrats.

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Re: List of Legislation Passed by the House to End the Government Shutdown
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2013, 12:33:42 AM »
That's what I've been saying from the start. If conservatives are right about Obamacare they should just let him hang himself with it. If it's a huge flop and ends up being a failure it will reflect very badly on the Democrats.

The big problem is for it to reflect badly on the Democrats, you need a mirror. The media is meant to be that mirror and they are singularly failing in their job right now. If you pick any 10 news feeds - at random - 9 of them will be blaming the Republicans for the shut down. That list of bills the Senate is sitting on? Never mentioned. The promise by the President to veto these bills? Never mentioned.
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Re: List of Legislation Passed by the House to End the Government Shutdown
« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2013, 12:37:00 AM »
The big problem is for it to reflect badly on the Democrats, you need a mirror. The media is meant to be that mirror and they are singularly failing in their job right now. If you pick any 10 news feeds - at random - 9 of them will be blaming the Republicans for the shut down. That list of bills the Senate is sitting on? Never mentioned. The promise by the President to veto these bills? Never mentioned.

All we can do is hope that common sense prevails.  ^-^

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Re: List of Legislation Passed by the House to End the Government Shutdown
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2013, 12:49:58 AM »
No!  Reason is this is all a plan to stick us all in Single Payer Healthcare.  In other words GOVERNMENT Healthcare...  then they will not only control 1/3 of the economy this will give government the right to tell you what to eat, drink, and more.  I guess if you don't mind living in a totalitarian society then you'll love it - but pray you don't get sick.

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Re: List of Legislation Passed by the House to End the Government Shutdown
« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2013, 02:35:46 AM »
There is enough hubbub now about Obamacare that one would think that the verbal defense of it would be stronger than it has been...the defenders are simply stonewalling, saying it is the law so follow it or else.  It makes me wonder if all that effort will come in the pivot from Obamacare to single payer...arguing it is the only workable solution to the cost of Obamacare plans.  Certainly most of those horror stories are from people who thought they'd save money or that the plan would be free for them.  So that cohort would certainly jump at a "free" national health program.
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Re: List of Legislation Passed by the House to End the Government Shutdown
« Reply #8 on: October 10, 2013, 04:14:12 AM »
The last time republicans controlled Congress and the White House, government grew; spending grew, entitlements grew, debt grew.

Republicans and Democrats: two sides of the same big government coin.
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Re: List of Legislation Passed by the House to End the Government Shutdown
« Reply #9 on: October 10, 2013, 04:18:35 AM »
Yeah, you can keep flipping that coin. But you won't get a different result.
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Re: List of Legislation Passed by the House to End the Government Shutdown
« Reply #10 on: October 10, 2013, 08:45:35 AM »
All we can do is hope that common sense prevails.  ^-^

As the saying goes, your common sense and my common sense are not necessarily the same.  Besides, common sense in Washington is an oxymoron. :chairbang:
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Re: List of Legislation Passed by the House to End the Government Shutdown
« Reply #11 on: October 10, 2013, 09:56:48 AM »
The last time republicans controlled Congress and the White House, government grew; spending grew, entitlements grew, debt grew.

Republicans and Democrats: two sides of the same big government coin.

You, I like you. I think you may be onto something there. :laugh:
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