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Romney: I'll Keep Parts of Obamacare
www.NewsMax/ 2012 Thomson/Reuters. All rights reserved. ^ | Sunday, 09 Sep 2012 03:09 PM

Posted on 09/09/2012 7:28:36 PM PDT by SoConPubbie

Edited on 09/09/2012 7:33:01 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has called for scrapping President Barack Obama's 2010 U.S. healthcare law, said in remarks aired on Sunday that he likes key parts of "Obamacare" despite his party's loathing of it and wants to retain them.


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And the Un-Masking of Mitt Romney, the lying, left-wing, Progressive Liberal, continues . . .
 
"If we must have an enemy at the head of Government, let it be one whom we can oppose, and for whom we are not responsible, who will not involve our party in the disgrace of his foolish and bad measures." - Alexander Hamilton
 
"We don't intend to turn the Republican Party over to the traitors in the battle just ended. We will have no more of those candidates who are pledged to the same goals as our opposition and who seek our support. Turning the Party over to the so-called moderates wouldn’t make any sense at all." -- President Ronald Reagan
 
"A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice." - Thomas Paine 1792
 
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1 posted on 09/09/2012 7:28:37 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: SoConPubbie

I’m surprised that anyone would be surprised by this.


2 posted on 09/09/2012 7:30:28 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: SoConPubbie; VinL; ex-snook; sport; INVAR; ejonesie22; PieterCasparzen; Colonel_Flagg; Washi; ...

For those of you who still care about conservatism, more proof of the perfidy of Mitt Romney and what we have been warning people all along.


3 posted on 09/09/2012 7:31:00 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: SoConPubbie; VinL; ex-snook; sport; INVAR; ejonesie22; PieterCasparzen; Colonel_Flagg; Washi; ...

For those of you who still care about conservatism, more proof of the perfidy of Mitt Romney and what we have been warning people all along.


4 posted on 09/09/2012 7:31:18 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: SoConPubbie

In the Piece Of Legislation That Had To Be Read After It Was Passed, there were a few sane-ish things such as allowing insurance to be shopped across state lines. That’s what Mitt is talking about here. This is also almost certainly going to get put in a new bill. The Gordian Knot we got needs to be not just cut but burned.


5 posted on 09/09/2012 7:32:40 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: SoConPubbie
And the Un-Masking of Mitt Romney, the lying, left-wing, Progressive Liberal, continues . . .

A lot of conservatives, and not-so-conservative ABO voters are going to get a face full of ice water right after inauguration day when Romney refuses to undo most of Obama's executive orders, and actually enforces them just the same.

And I can see him eventually upholding ALL of Obamacare. After all, he was the inspiration for it.

6 posted on 09/09/2012 7:33:16 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Romney: I’ll Keep Parts of Obamacare
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Willard we knew ya would...


7 posted on 09/09/2012 7:33:47 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: SoConPubbie

Son of McLame.


8 posted on 09/09/2012 7:34:20 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: fwdude

Are you going to sulk in a corner when Mitt fails to bear out your fears?


9 posted on 09/09/2012 7:35:28 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: SoConPubbie

I loathe Rombag but I fear for our country infinitely more if DBA 0bama is re-elected. Therefore I am voting for Rombag as it will buy us time to get Constitutional minded people in fed and state office.


10 posted on 09/09/2012 7:35:33 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: gorush

He is also not going to restrict abortion or stop funding it or remove gays from the military or anything else. He is not a conservative.

Are we supposed to be surprised? and shouldn’t he wait until after the elections or was this a planned implosion?


11 posted on 09/09/2012 7:35:42 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: SoConPubbie

Everyone calm down. The source here is Newsmax. Newsmax is not reliable.


12 posted on 09/09/2012 7:35:49 PM PDT by DManA
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To: HiTech RedNeck
In the Piece Of Legislation That Had To Be Read After It Was Passed, there were a few sane-ish things such as allowing insurance to be shopped across state lines. That’s what Mitt is talking about here. This is also almost certainly going to get put in a new bill. The Gordian Knot we got needs to be not just cut but burned.

Maybe so, but Romney, through his surrogates, and his implied statements, has made it quite clear that he intends to enforce the Individual Mandate, and he is quite comfortable with ALL of his monstrosity called RomneyCare.

Make all the excuses you want for Romney and his penchant for Socialized Medicine, but he has not changed and you are backing a Progressive Liberal and pretending he is not.
13 posted on 09/09/2012 7:35:58 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: SoConPubbie

I will vote for a three legged one eyed jack russell terrier before I vote for Obama. Amen!

If elected, if Obamaamy lets the votes be counted, the search for the replacement starts.

I know the dog, go ralphie!


14 posted on 09/09/2012 7:37:00 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (you are paying 12% more for fuel because of Ethanol. Smile big Corn Lobby,)
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To: DManA
Everyone calm down. The source here is Newsmax. Newsmax is not reliable.

Wow!

So in your rarefied world, which news source is reliable?

Are we left just with what Romney, a certifiable liar has to say, and his staff?
15 posted on 09/09/2012 7:37:21 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: little jeremiah

Oh no doubt. Even if there are those of us who cannot vote for this guy in good conscious, at least he doesn’t seem like he would relish destroying his own country. And with Mittens I am pretty sure that is this one.


16 posted on 09/09/2012 7:37:56 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Are you going to sulk in a corner when Mitt fails to bear out your fears?

I would be hilariously happy to be proven wrong.

But I think that even I am underestimating the peril of electing Mitt.

17 posted on 09/09/2012 7:38:21 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Please do find the documentation that says Mitt has no intention of granting Obamacare waivers to all states as promised, which of course would moot this individual mandate that you are waving as a bloody shirt.

Mitt has said he thinks state-passed Romneycare is grand for Massachusetts. How you can blow that up into a claim like yours is a puzzle for the ages.


18 posted on 09/09/2012 7:38:48 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: SoConPubbie

Read my tagline.

Some “choice”—Øbamacare or Romneycare.


19 posted on 09/09/2012 7:40:37 PM PDT by lightman (Settling for the "lesser of two..." is still choosing Evil)
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To: GeronL

Those issues you mention are all cultural and not under federal authority according to the Constitution (abortion has some footing in the Declaration of Independence, at least). We strict-constructionists are a tiny minority...more’s the pity.


20 posted on 09/09/2012 7:41:24 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: SoConPubbie
The election is already over in a sense. No matter what the winner will be a big government liberal.

Romney is a liberal dem that put an “R” next to his name to get elected. Just look at his record.

21 posted on 09/09/2012 7:41:29 PM PDT by Aglooka ("I was out numbered 5-to-1, I got 4.")
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Mitt has said he thinks state-passed Romneycare is grand for Massachusetts. How you can blow that up into a claim like yours is a puzzle for the ages.

Mitt, through his surrogates, I believe Pam Bondi, has already gone on record that they will be pushing implementation of RomneyCare in all 50 states, which means by default, an individual Mandate.

You're pushing a known liar who has been stating all this year how Pro-Life he was and then turns around an publicly states he is in favor for Abortion for Rape, Incest, Life, and HEALTH of the mother.

Effectively invalidating his so-called Pro-Life position.

Mitt is the King of Parsing a position by his statements or even out-right lying but we're supposed to believe him?
22 posted on 09/09/2012 7:42:09 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Not Newsmax. I’ve been burned by them too many times. They lie.

Now if you want proof I’m a Mitt skeptic, here’s what I posted earlier today:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2928683/posts?page=8#8


23 posted on 09/09/2012 7:42:34 PM PDT by DManA
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To: SoConPubbie
Mitt Romney said in remarks aired on Sunday that he likes key parts of "Obamacare"

Hey gringo, how about Bush's amnesty? Make America mucho proud.

24 posted on 09/09/2012 7:43:09 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: SoConPubbie

What parts would he overturn?


25 posted on 09/09/2012 7:43:43 PM PDT by stevem
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To: SoConPubbie
Listen up and learn, SoConPubbie.

This article, which isn't attributed to anyone, is a lie.

Got it? Nowhere in this piece of trash does Romney state that he'll keep parts of Obamacare.

Get a clue and stop posting horseshit. Thanks in advance.

26 posted on 09/09/2012 7:43:43 PM PDT by Chunga (Ron Paul is a fruitcakey jackass.)
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To: SoConPubbie

What parts would he overturn?


27 posted on 09/09/2012 7:43:45 PM PDT by stevem
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To: SoConPubbie

Oy vey, the infinitely abusable (by both sides) HEALTH OF THE MOTHER issue. Heaven forbid either side should go into detail about what they mean, of course. They they can sling insults freely and never make an ounce of sense.

If Romney wants to stump for every state making the dodo the state bird... let him. The crucial point is that this can NOT be a federal mandate.


28 posted on 09/09/2012 7:44:23 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: DManA
Now if you want proof I’m a Mitt skeptic, here’s what I posted earlier today:

I'm glad for some objectivity on your part on this issue but I've seen too many posts of yours that defend Mitt Romney.

If I am confusing you with someone else, I apologize in advance.
29 posted on 09/09/2012 7:44:55 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: SoConPubbie

You’ve been predicting a Romney loss for sometime. Who do you recommend voting FOR?


30 posted on 09/09/2012 7:45:19 PM PDT by TonyInOhio (Obama, a ship sailing on yesterday's wind)
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To: SoConPubbie

Same-O same-O, Mitt: WE CAN’T AFFORD OBAMA/ROMNEY/RYAN/HILLY “care!”

Give us a reason to vote FOR you!

JUST SAY NO! TO OBAMA”CARE!”


31 posted on 09/09/2012 7:45:56 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: SoConPubbie

http://www.caintv.com/NoRomneydidnotsayhewillkeeppar-387

“Throughout his campaign, Mitt Romney has constantly voiced one rock-solid promise: the repeal and replacement of Obamacare. This morning on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Mitt Romney was pressed about his plans for healthcare. During his answer, he said “Well, I’m not getting rid of all of healthcare reform.”

Voices from both ends of the spectrum have pounced on the line. The left (including most major media websites) claims he said he’ll keep parts of Obamacare intact. Meanwhile, the right is busy calling him a turncoat and sellout who’s dumped his plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act. In reality, they’re both wrong.

If you listen past the soundbite, you’ll hear Romney’s full intent.

“Of course, there are a number of things that I like in healthcare reform that I’m going to put in place,” Romney said. “One is to make sure that those with pre-existing conditions can get coverage. Two is to assure that the market.”


32 posted on 09/09/2012 7:46:08 PM PDT by cruise_missile (')
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To: HiTech RedNeck
If Romney wants to stump for every state making the dodo the state bird... let him. The crucial point is that this can NOT be a federal mandate.

No, that is not the crucial point.

Socialism at any level of government is indefensible; it is also immoral and totally lacking in any conservative principle whatever.

Trying to use the 10th Amendment to cover up the abomination and confuse the issue is just plain deceitful.
33 posted on 09/09/2012 7:46:59 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: SoConPubbie

If you accused Mitt Romney of dressing up like Satan and wearing red tights and someone else said no that’s wrong, you would count that as “defending Mitt Romney.”


34 posted on 09/09/2012 7:47:21 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: SoConPubbie

“Repeal and Replace” = “I can do socialism better than Obama”


35 posted on 09/09/2012 7:47:40 PM PDT by EternalVigilance ("The opposite of compromise is character." -- Frederick Douglass)
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To: SoConPubbie

Yes, you must be confusing me with someone else.

I’m serious about Newsmax. It’s best just not to read anything from them. They’re bad news.


36 posted on 09/09/2012 7:48:18 PM PDT by DManA
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To: SoConPubbie

Wouldn’t you rather work with someone who respects the constitutional structure, even if some of his policy ideas stank, than one who does not?

That is the choice between the viable candidates of November.


37 posted on 09/09/2012 7:48:39 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: TonyInOhio
You’ve been predicting a Romney loss for sometime. Who do you recommend voting FOR?

Sadly, my original prognostication is probably incorrect; I simply had more faith in the principles of Americans, especially conservatives that I should have.

And it has been quite some time since I uttered anything like that.
38 posted on 09/09/2012 7:49:07 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: DManA

huh?


39 posted on 09/09/2012 7:49:54 PM PDT by ncpatriot
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To: gorush

Now I am sure the fix is in . He’s pulling another McCain deal .


40 posted on 09/09/2012 7:50:49 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: HiTech RedNeck
If you accused Mitt Romney of dressing up like Satan and wearing red tights and someone else said no that’s wrong, you would count that as “defending Mitt Romney.”

Nice strawman HTR. Cheap and unprincipled debating tactics by Romney supporters seems to be commonplace, much like the constant lying by Romney about being Pro-Life, a Conservative, believing marriage is between a Man and Woman, stating he was "A severely conservative Governor of Massachusetts, and stating he "Has always been Pro-Life".

Mitt Romney wouldn't know the truth if it bit him in the butt; sadly, many of his supporters seem to be suffering from the same lack of character.
41 posted on 09/09/2012 7:52:28 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: sushiman

This is not a new story. Its ramifications have been well discussed.

But whenever it pops up in some medium, it’s like dragging a $50 bill through the proverbial trailer park.


42 posted on 09/09/2012 7:53:21 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: SoConPubbie

The unmasking of Newsmax, as it joins the maimstream media in telling the story in a way where the headline will get the most readers, even if the details won’t.

The first part is as Newsmax and others put “Obamacare” in Romney’s mouth, which, even when discussing certain insurance provisions Romney does not do.

Romney never speaks of keeping any provision of Obamacare “as is”.

Romney spoke of two areas of health insurance “reform” that he too would seek to put in place.

“One is to make sure that those with pre-existing conditions can get coverage. Two is to assure that the marketplace allows for individuals to have policies that cover their family up to whatever age they might like.”

Notice that, in reference to “pre-existing conditions” Romney says “can get coverage” and unlike Obamacare he does not say “your employer’s plan must include it. No where does Romney say he supports how these parts of health insurance reform were addressed in Obamacare.

And there were Republican recommendations on both those conditions that were ignored by the Dims when they pushed through Obamacare, such as “high risk pools” to cover pre-existing conditions and three different “markeptplace” reforms that would broaden the ability to keep older children in “family” coverage of their parents.

But, it’s much easier to put the “Obamacare” word in Mr Romney’s mouth and to leave the image that even in this limited way Romney would enact the same things “as is” from Obamacare.

Yet, that is not what Mr Romney said.


43 posted on 09/09/2012 7:53:53 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: gorush

I am too, it’s Mitt being Mitt.


44 posted on 09/09/2012 7:54:18 PM PDT by izzatzo (Just beat Obama.)
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To: little jeremiah
Therefore I am voting for Rombag as it will buy us time to get Constitutional minded people in fed and state office.

I wonder how many Republicans in Massachusetts felt that way only to see their party destroyed by Romney and his Progressive Liberal antics as Governor.
45 posted on 09/09/2012 7:54:18 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: SoConPubbie

That’s just the way you’ve been going after things. That puts you in the same situation that C. S. Lewis described that will turn men into devils.


46 posted on 09/09/2012 7:54:27 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: SoConPubbie
Sadly, my original prognostication is probably incorrect; I simply had more faith in the principles of Americans, especially conservatives that I should have.

You believe that Romney will win, but are disappointed that conservatives have been fooled into voting for him, is that correct?

47 posted on 09/09/2012 7:54:55 PM PDT by TonyInOhio (Obama, a ship sailing on yesterday's wind)
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To: SoConPubbie
"Make all the excuses you want for Romney and his penchant for Socialized Medicine, but he has not changed and you are backing a Progressive Liberal and pretending he is not."

Forget excuses!! We have a real life situation. We know POSITIVELY that Obama will go full steam ahead with it - so whatever Romney does - at least there is some hope that HE can be stopped - but NO WAY WITH OBAMA!!

48 posted on 09/09/2012 7:55:22 PM PDT by LADY J (You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. - Author Unknown)
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To: ncpatriot

spika da english?


49 posted on 09/09/2012 7:56:22 PM PDT by DManA
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To: SoConPubbie
I am a conservative, and happen to be an RN. There are parts of health care reform that will remain NO MATTER WHO GETS ELECTED just because they happen to make fiscal sense. For example, the parts that stipulate that health care providers should be rewarded for keeping their patients healthy, versus sending them fat checks for care provided after you are already sick. Teach a patient with Congestive Heart Failure how to stay well with proper diet and medications, and reward that, versus rewarding docs only when people have disease complications and need hospitalization. Private insurers are going to adopt a lot of the reforms on their own because it will save them money and keep patients healthier.

I am NOT in agreement with socialized medicine and think it is WRONG. For many reasons, but mostly because of the disparity in care it will create. But, that's a big topic for another post.

50 posted on 09/09/2012 7:56:32 PM PDT by PLK
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