Skip to comments.Kasich Repeats Refuted Obamacare Talking Points at Cleveland Clinic
Posted on 10/19/2013 11:45:08 AM PDT by george76
John Kasich repeated his well-worn routine of calling billions in new federal spending our money and insisting the Obamacare Medicaid expansion is what the Lord wants during a speech this morning at the Cleveland Clinic.
Its our money! This is not, like, somebody elses money, Gov. Kasich said of the Obamacare Medicaid expansion funding he seeks to spend in Ohio...
this like other talking points the Republican governor has used to justify his flight from fiscal responsibility is not true.
Bringing our dollars back and helping these people to get their lives back is so right, Kasich said later in his Cleveland Clinic speech. Over the course of approximately 20 minutes, Kasich made variations of this false claim a total of 5 times.
Robert Alt of The Buckeye Institute, Michael Cannon of Cato Institute, Matt Mayer of Opportunity Ohio, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, and even Dennis Smith, who served as director of the national Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) under President George W. Bush, have all refuted Kasichs deceptive description of how the Obamacare Medicaid expansion works.
With billions per year in taxpayer money at stake, at no point during the 8-month fight over the Obamacare expansion has any member of Ohios legacy press acknowledged this.
After attesting to how easy his decision on Medicaid expansion was because of his religious faith, Kasich said that critics dont understand the problem the Obamacare expansion will address.
This is not a program designed to encourage dependency, Gov. Kasich said defensively.
(Excerpt) Read more at mediatrackers.org ...
Hey Kasich — your spine called, in case you were looking for it.
What has happened to Kasich?
Sounds like a Big Government lovin’ e-GOPer’s philosophy.
John Kasich requested the Ohio Controlling Board appropriate Obamacare funds for Medicaid expansion, an attempt to circumvent the General Assembly for billions in new entitlement funding from DC.
In June, Kasich used a line-item veto to override the General Assemblys clear intent.
His attempted end run around the legislature is the starkest evidence to date that John Kasich, who was elected in 2010 as a limited government conservative, is less interested in freedom than in free money.
Hmmm. Always been speculation as to which way he rolls......
I’ve heard Barry called “the messiah” before but this is the first time I’ve heard him referred to using the pre-Revolutionary War term, “lord”.
Well, it’s for damned sure not the government’s money. Socialism only works until you run out of other people’s money. There’s not enough money in the entire world to do what Obama wants to do. We’re all going to end up living in poverty (well, except for the ruling class elites of course).
Gingrich thought Kasich was just about the dumbest person he had in his caucus.
Kasich is sooo done!
He craves the admiration of the popular kids.
And I believe you would rather see a Democrat running Ohio than Kasich.
What's the difference?
It is your state’s money when the federal Medicaid subsidy goes away in e few years.
At least a Democrat wouldn’t be so sneaky about it. I’ve had my fill of ‘compassionate conservatives’ for a lifetime. There is no meat left on the bone.
...insisting the Obamacare Medicaid expansion is what the Lord wants... After attesting to how easy his decision on Medicaid expansion was because of his religious faith, Kasich said that critics "don't understand the problem" the Obamacare expansion will address. "This is not a program designed to encourage dependency,"......not designed ONLY to encourage dependency...
Followed by a rebirth of the guillotine? Although plain rope is cheaper and more readily available.
SOTC: here’s a “Kasich’s testosterone bypass operation was a success” ping.....
It’s NOT our money.
It’s NOT the “government’s” money.
It’s “money” borrowed against our offsprings’ future.
So vote for a Democrat then.
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