Skip to comments.This is why Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are undercutting Ted Cruz
Posted on 09/27/2013 5:36:05 AM PDT by PauldArco
So why then is Kentucky more quickly than almost any other state moving to implement the Affordable Care Act?
Because theres a huge disconnect between the rank partisanship of national politics and the outlook of governors whose job it is to help beleaguered families, strengthen work forces, attract companies and create a balanced budget.
Its no coincidence that numerous governors not just Democrats like me but also Republicans like Jan Brewer of Arizona, John Kasich of Ohio and Rick Snyder of Michigan see the Affordable Care Act not as a referendum on President Obama but as a tool for historic change.
(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...
But now we see the source of the wrath against Ted Cruz. The Repub establishment hates a true conserative more than they dislike the Dems. I'm especially disappointed in Rand Paul... but I guess it doesn't take long for the D. C. mindset to take hold...
The truth is that real conservatives are pissed! We have held our nose through two elections and had to pull the lever for a couple of losers who had no business representing American conservatism.
We are now AT WAR with the GOPe. We either will reform it, or we will decimate it and rhetorically burn it to the ground come 2014 elections. You GOP elitists should take note of this because you cannot get re-elected without us much less retain that power you so greedily cling to.
That noted, Rand Paul is unpredictable as to his position on many issues. This has been seen before.
However this part of 0bamaDontCare is a Santa Clause provision not necessarily a provision tied to the most reprehensible part - the individual mandate.
True. This has been a mostly free country for its entire history, with freedom steadily increasing until the last few years. ObamaCare is the key to changing that status and giving those in power greater control over the people they want to rule.
Choosing between food and medicine? I’ll settle for a tattoo.
It is a questionable article by the Times. You are assuming that by having a car with transmission issues...that since you have some special card...you show up at Marty’s Transmission Shop....only to find that Marty has enough business and just won’t accept you....and neither will the next dozen transmission shops with twenty miles.
You might have a two-star health care policy in place and think you got the golden-goose...but if no one accepts it or you come to realize you got one-star care instead of two-star care...things go downhill quickly.
I’d be curious to hear Kentucky clinics comment on their future vision, profitability, and how they suspect business will got. It’s getting harder for retirees to find doctors for their medicare situations....with cost limits now a major factor of survival.
Snarky at best.....if I read you correctly, you are part of the problem.
Irretrievably downward to third world barbarism.
Interesting, this is one democrat who says the national politicians should listen to their constituents. Hum, I thought the national constituancy said they did not want ACA.
Of course the act as this clown sees it will provide critical health evaluations to those who cannot afford it now. What he does not say is at what cost and what is the affect on those who have decent health care THEY PAY FOR NOW.
Rush said it best when some clown called him long ago saying he felt we should have national health care. Rush asked why does he not just ask his neighbors to pay his health care costs. The caller said they won’t want to do that and Rush retorted and neither do I.
Steve Beshear is a small man with a tiny brain. The fact that he is an ardent supporter of 0bama tells you all you need to know about him.
I do NOT see a new Dr Ron Paul on the horizon; there are, however, plenty of lessers of evil out there...these may be said to even include Mr Putin...
The fact that the GOPe's strategery of electing more RINOs to also win control of The Senate and TOTUS failed, indicates that a new strategery is needed.
The power the GOPe has is the power of the purse in the House. They refuse to use it and want to provide voting cover to continue their strategery to win more political headcount power in the future.
I suggest that that ship sailed again out of the harbor in 2012 and promptly sank.
had to pull the lever for a couple of losers who had no business representing American conservatism.
And the sad point is that they didn’t fight back against O’s record, and the MSM.
If you are going to win, go for it, if you lose make your opponent fear to face you again.
That’s the part the last 2 nominees have missed.
Something is very rotten in Kentucky.
Someone is buying off the politicians.
Obamacare is not going to help beleaguered families or the elderly. Obamacare takes from Medicare and expands Medicaid leaving the elderly with less care or delayed care, death panels and the like.
We will see if Rand Paul votes for cloture. If he doesn’t, his chance at the presidency will follow that of Rubio.
NYT. Whatta surprise.
do not read a NY Slimes article to get news.
don’t believe anything they publish.
What about fix? Uh, not so much, at all.
The power conservatives gave the GOPe in 2010 was misused by the GOPe powerati - the old line mega-term Republicans like Boehner.....should the Republican party keep the House in 2014, John Boehner will NOT be elected speaker again.
If you look at the young turks like Tom Graves, etc. they will not be deterred, nor will they play these silly appeasement games. I hope we give them more colleagues in the same vein come 2014.
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