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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Everything Is Now about Obamacare

Posted by on Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 8:14 AM

The GOP has its jaw locked on this one:

Right-wing media are dismissing President Obama's and Congressional Democrats' work on filibuster reform, a diplomatic agreement with Iran, and immigration reform as merely attempts to distract from the Affordable Care Act.
The list goes on and on. What to do? Obama should offer another distraction, but this time not for the public but for the GOP: Something/anything to do with his shameful/lame response to Benghazi. Such a distraction, however, will ultimately help the GOP because eventually the massive operation of transforming the American health system will improve and the all of the current difficulties be forgotten:
The top Republican leading the charge against Obamacare is now signed up for it and will take thousands of dollars in government support to help with its costs, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner confirmed to CNN.
The same is not true for Benghazi. We will not forget Benghazi.

 

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It's been 24 hours since the last breathless Kshama Sawant hagiography! I DEMAND AN UPDATE!!
Posted by WHAT IF SHE SAID SOMETHING?! on November 26, 2013 at 8:36 AM · Report this
mikethehammer 2
I'd suggest you just be glad you're one of the sheeple who's walking around with blinders on and doesn't know about the REAL scandal that the ACA itself was conjured up to distract you from!
Posted by mikethehammer on November 26, 2013 at 8:51 AM · Report this
Keekee 3
@2:
C'mon don't be coy! Elucidate us.
Posted by Keekee on November 26, 2013 at 8:56 AM · Report this
Urgutha Forka 4
To be fair to Speaker Boner, I believe he's doing it to set an example that all federal employees, including himself, are required to use Obamacare whether they want to or not.
Posted by Urgutha Forka on November 26, 2013 at 9:07 AM · Report this
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Right.

'Cause when the President announced on inauguration day 2009 that he was willing to negotiate with Iran he clearly had his eye focused on a crappy ass website rollout in October-November of 2013.

Posted by BornAgainInBellevue on November 26, 2013 at 9:30 AM · Report this
Max Solomon 6
GOP SOP.

Never back down, never leave an inch of air, never stop attacking. A permanent campaign, binary opposition, black or white, yes/no, 100% Gish Gallop.

And remember, feign victimhood, no matter your power or wealth.
Posted by Max Solomon on November 26, 2013 at 9:50 AM · Report this
mikethehammer 7
@3,

I would, but I don't know what elucidate means.
Posted by mikethehammer on November 26, 2013 at 10:16 AM · Report this
venomlash 8
@7: To elucidate is to eschew obfuscation.
Posted by venomlash on November 26, 2013 at 12:18 PM · Report this
Some Old Nobodaddy Logged In 9
If only they'd spend all that energy on creating the world's greatest health care system.

But they've been denying that our system is crappy for the past thirty years. Whenever you double down on the lie, and do so at every single opportunity, eventually it will destroy you.

Adios motherfuckers.
Posted by Some Old Nobodaddy Logged In on November 26, 2013 at 1:50 PM · Report this
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The republicans will step on their neckties once again in 2014 and 2016. Their non-stop criticism and obstruction of the Affordable Health Care Act will back fire on them. It's a happening thing. I'm signed up for it and I can get better coverage (retired) than I can through the Teamsters, which I participated in for 30 years. I encourage all you young and middle aged voters to shun the republican party as vermin, ill feckled jaberwonkies and fools. They will of course be recognized by historians as the biggest obstruction to the progress of common sense in the history of the U.S.A. Their motive? Money. The bank foreclosures, the auto bailouts, the home loan debacle? All tied to the republican party (bush) and their greed. Not to mention the needless wars that cheney got fired up so he could get halliburton the lucrative contracts for war supplies that he and his family will be getting dividends from for decades to come. Sad to be uninformed and republican.
Posted by longwayhome on November 27, 2013 at 9:28 PM · Report this

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