1. Welcome to Baptist Board, a friendly forum to discuss the Baptist Faith in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to all the features that our community has to offer.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!

Democrats to dismantle Obamacare

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by carpro, Dec 15, 2012.

  1. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2004
    Messages:
    21,776
    Ratings:
    +1,280
    Faith:
    Baptist
    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/12/12/Senate-Democrats-Urge-Undoing-of-ObamaCare

    Senate Democrats Urge Undoing of ObamaCare

    Many powerful Democrats, even some of the most liberal among them, are supporting what amounts to a dismantling of President Obama’s signature health care law.

    Using “Republican” language to make their case, these Democrats are attempting to repeal some of the funding mechanisms as well as the cost-containment measures that were purportedly inherent in the law.

    With some of their most influential constituent groups facing onerous tax increases that are slated to help fund the law’s mandates and regulations, Senators like Al Franken (D-MN), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Charles Schumer (D-NY), Patty Murray (D-WA), John Kerry (D-MA), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and others -- all of whom voted in favor of the law -- are aiming to delay or outright repeal parts of ObamaCare.
     
  2. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2006
    Messages:
    39,131
    Ratings:
    +2,359
    Faith:
    Baptist
    Maybe next time they will be more careful to vote for something that they have to "pass it to find out what was in it". Such is unAmerican.
     
  3. Aaron

    Aaron Member

    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2000
    Messages:
    15,867
    Ratings:
    +603
    Faith:
    Baptist
    The elements that give the executive branch despotic powers will remain. They are the reason the law was written.
     
  4. General Mung Beans

    General Mung Beans New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2011
    Messages:
    235
    Ratings:
    +0
    The reason why this the law was written was to achieve more or less universal health insurance coverage in this country just like every other First World nation while getting the support of conservative Democrats in the Senate who wouldn't support single-payer health insurance. It should be noted this plan was proposed by congressional Republicans in 1994.

    And it should be noted thanks to Romneycare, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has an uninsured rate of 4.4%, the lowest in the country.
     
  5. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2004
    Messages:
    21,776
    Ratings:
    +1,280
    Faith:
    Baptist
     
  6. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
    Moderator

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2003
    Messages:
    22,718
    Ratings:
    +660
    Faith:
    Baptist
    shouldnt that be 0 %?

    and the big issue here is States Rights - (10th Amendment)
     
  7. OldRegular

    OldRegular Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2004
    Messages:
    22,678
    Ratings:
    +80
     
  8. General Mung Beans

    General Mung Beans New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2011
    Messages:
    235
    Ratings:
    +0
     
  9. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
    Moderator

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2003
    Messages:
    22,718
    Ratings:
    +660
    Faith:
    Baptist
    A - have no ideal what you are talking about
    B. Extreme high % of laws passed - violate the 10th admendment
     
Loading...