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Obamacare teeters on a typo
Chicago Tribune ^ | 7-26-2014 | Clarence Page

Posted on 07/26/2014 8:11:09 AM PDT by Citizen Zed

Remember how Democrats rushed into passing President Barack Obama 's Affordable Care Act back in 2010 while they still had the votes? Now health care for millions teeters on a typo.

(Excerpt) Read more at t.co ...


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The article is premium content so I don't know what the Obamacare typo is. I thought news was free. Greedy Clarence Page!
1 posted on 07/26/2014 8:11:09 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
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To: Citizen Zed

They’re going to stuff this into liberal courts and it won’t matter.


2 posted on 07/26/2014 8:14:11 AM PDT by boycott
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To: Citizen Zed

http://dailycaller.com/2014/07/25/obamacare-architect-claims-comments-were-just-a-typo/

I believe this is the same story and it’s free.


3 posted on 07/26/2014 8:14:21 AM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: Citizen Zed

If it’s the issue of subsidies, it’s not a typo. The author stated it was intentionally designed that way.


4 posted on 07/26/2014 8:15:31 AM PDT by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: Citizen Zed

It’s a lie. They are trying to deny what the law says, about exchanges I think.


5 posted on 07/26/2014 8:16:09 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Citizen Zed

The propaganda continues.


6 posted on 07/26/2014 8:16:31 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Citizen Zed

I found it elsewhere. Clarence is just starting the spin cycle, that all this is over a typo, when we know from other sources that it was the intent all along to use subsidies to entice states to set up their own exchanges. Now the left wants to undo their own handiwork through rule making rather than legislation. Nothing more complicated than that.


7 posted on 07/26/2014 8:16:39 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: boycott

There has already been a split between two circuits (4th Circ. in VA and DC Circ) on this question. You might be surprised at which held which position. That split between the circuits is typically what causes SCOTUS to take a case.


8 posted on 07/26/2014 8:18:17 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Citizen Zed

It is not a typo, misspelling a word is a typo. They intentionally drafted the law as it was written. States did not fall into line as was expected. That was their error.
Much to my delight.


9 posted on 07/26/2014 8:18:22 AM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: Citizen Zed

The typo is a talking point. Bobocare was created with an incentive for the states to create their own healthcare exchanges. To get the tax subsidies, a citizen would have to use a state exchange. It was discussed at the time and the reason they did this was the federal government cannot force the states to set up exchanges.

Few states set up their own exchanges, and the DC court of appeals just ruled that the law must be implemented as written. Now the Democrats are now saying the part they set up to coerce the states was a typo.

Page got the Rat talking points memo.


10 posted on 07/26/2014 8:18:44 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Conservatism is the political disposition of grown-ups.)
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Oh this is ridiculous. Speaking is not a “typo”. He’s lying out his backside and hoping nobody challenges him further. He stated specifically the reason why it was designed that way. A single word is a malapropism... and entire argument is intentional.


11 posted on 07/26/2014 8:19:44 AM PDT by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: Citizen Zed

IT'S NOT A ****ING TYPO!

These people learn their talking points and scurry off to write their columns like the little goblin scribe in The Hobbit.

12 posted on 07/26/2014 8:20:31 AM PDT by denydenydeny ("World History is not full of good governments, or of good voters either "--P.J. O'Rourke)
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Not
A
Typo.

Rather it’s a failed political calculation.


13 posted on 07/26/2014 8:21:32 AM PDT by BlueNgold (Have we crossed the line from Govt. in righteous fear of the People - to a People in fear of Govt??)
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To: EDINVA

I think SCOTUS will take this case. Swing votes are of course Kennedy and Roberts...Almost impossible to predict outcome but the pessimist in me thinks one of the two will uphold the “intent” of the law.


14 posted on 07/26/2014 8:26:00 AM PDT by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: Bogey78O

You are correct. Democrats thought that they could force republican governors into having a state exchange by making the subsidies contingent on having an exchange.

Not so fast.

The question now is whether the judicial branch is going allow the executive branch to change the statute without having to go back through congress...


15 posted on 07/26/2014 8:30:47 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: leapfrog0202

In the Daily Caller video it sounds like the Blue states that participated will continue to get the subsidies and the Red states that held out are SOL going “forward”. Obama once again shifts the car into D and drives over the Rs.


16 posted on 07/26/2014 8:34:02 AM PDT by Citizen Zed ("Freedom costs a buck o five" - Gary Johnston, TAWP)
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To: Citizen Zed

Since when does something happen in Washington by accident?


17 posted on 07/26/2014 8:36:39 AM PDT by oblomov
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Letting the states run the exchanges was a major part of the compromise. It wasn’t just a typo.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbMmWhfZyEI


18 posted on 07/26/2014 8:45:42 AM PDT by boycott
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To: Citizen Zed

Either Clarence Page is dumber than a box of hammers, or he is a bald faced liar. Neither option speaks very well of him. Maybe he’s the Affirmative Action House Liar for the Chicago Tribune.


19 posted on 07/26/2014 8:45:42 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (The Stone Age didn’t end because we ran out of stones)
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Now health care for millions teeters on a typo.

clarence's brain teeters on the edge of insanity, typo my ass.

2700 pages of bureaucratic bullshit {that no one read} followed by 21,000 pages of regulations, that no one has still read, and this ain't no stinken typo.

What we have here, is a failure to communicate.

Good Bye, Luke...


20 posted on 07/26/2014 8:46:47 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Exterminate the terrorist savages, everywhere.)
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