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President Obama said yesterday:The debate over repealing this law is over. ACA is here to stay
weekly standard ^ | 4/2/14 | w kristol

Posted on 04/02/2014 8:37:25 AM PDT by bestintxas

President Obama said yesterday:

The debate over repealing this law is over. The Affordable Care Act is here to stay. ... In the end, history is not kind to those who would deny Americans their basic economic security. Nobody remembers well those who stand in the way of America’s progress or our people. And that’s what the Affordable Care Act represents. As messy as it’s been sometimes, as contentious as it’s been sometimes, it is progress.

What Republican will stand up today and say something like this:

No, Mr. President. No way, Mr. President. We do not accept, we do not acquiesce in, this deplorable piece of legislation. The debate is not over. The debate will continue. It must continue. What is at stake is sound health care policy for America. But what is also at stake is reversing your attempt, Mr. President, to transform a free country committed to limited government into merely another nation burdened with the worst aspects of big-government nanny-statism.

Mr. President, you have been elected our 44th president. We of course accept that, and we understand that you will continue to fight for your legislation and threaten to veto attempts to repeal and replace it. But we do not accept that you get to decide that the debate is over. We do not accept that you acquire any moral authority by claiming to enlist "history" on your side. We do not accept that your attempt to expand welfare state at the expense of individual liberty and the rule of law is true "progress."

President Obama, you might wish the debate were over. You might think you can intimidate us into conceding the debate is over. But you are wrong. The Republican party

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Like your presidency, we Americans realize Obamacare is just an unpleasant, temporary thing that we will learn mightily from to never repeat again.
1 posted on 04/02/2014 8:37:26 AM PDT by bestintxas
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To: bestintxas

The Left ALWAYS says the debate is over.

Just like with global warming.


2 posted on 04/02/2014 8:38:59 AM PDT by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: bestintxas
What Republican will stand up today and say something like this

You think the GOP is opposed to Obamacare?

3 posted on 04/02/2014 8:39:33 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise. H)
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To: bestintxas

Just another announcement from your friendly Fuhrer Obama.


4 posted on 04/02/2014 8:40:05 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: bestintxas

I hope you are correct.


5 posted on 04/02/2014 8:40:06 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: Jim Noble

The GOPe is about growing the government as much as the Dems are, they are just content with their “foil” role as long as they get a piece of the ever expanding gov’t power pie.


6 posted on 04/02/2014 8:40:49 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: bestintxas

Nope....All people have to do is stop paying and/or get their own insurance....or drop their insurance. The bottom line is the government won’t have another kitty to rob.


7 posted on 04/02/2014 8:40:59 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: bestintxas

What Republican will stand up today and say something like this .....

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Ted Cruz .... only one I think has the brass for it.


8 posted on 04/02/2014 8:41:36 AM PDT by Qiviut (Obama: A Caesar at home & a Chamberlain abroad, dividing the country & uniting the world against us.)
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To: bestintxas
Obama: The Debate is Over; Submit to Obamacare. Your wages shall be cut 25%, your premiums will more than double before we force you on to Single Payer. You will pay for Sex change operations and abortions for any who wish it.

Submit.

9 posted on 04/02/2014 8:41:51 AM PDT by sr4402
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To: bestintxas
Actually, since every word out of his mouth is a lie, I take this to mean that the repeal of Ubamacare is a done deal.
10 posted on 04/02/2014 8:41:52 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; a man who respects it has earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: bestintxas

I suppose he’s going to ban any right to appeal now.


11 posted on 04/02/2014 8:42:11 AM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: bestintxas

The debate will also be over when Obama tells the US he is staying on at the White House for life


12 posted on 04/02/2014 8:42:34 AM PDT by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: bestintxas

No law is as permanent as politicians say they are.


13 posted on 04/02/2014 8:43:36 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Jim Noble

The GOP is **** scared to do anything for fear of being called racist.

The American people are **** scared of saying anything for fear of being called racist, but the enrollment numbers show there is a quiet shift in thinking going on.
People are not signing up despite IRS penalties.


14 posted on 04/02/2014 8:43:45 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: bestintxas

Obunghole lies about everything. Why believe her now?


15 posted on 04/02/2014 8:43:54 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: bestintxas

Thank goodness, Obama, you are not here to stay.


16 posted on 04/02/2014 8:44:11 AM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: bestintxas

Once upon a time: The land of the free and the home of the brave.

Now: The land of the willing government serf and the home of everybody with his hand out.


17 posted on 04/02/2014 8:44:42 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines

LOL! Obviously you haven’t seen the latest un ipcc(ippc?) report. We’re all gonna die. No kidding un panel. How’d ya figure that one out?


18 posted on 04/02/2014 8:45:31 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
I bet you're close.

It's a negotiating tactic, when you're talking from a point of weakness. "We're done here."

Spineless wusses like Boehner roll over and say "OK.". Fortunately, the grownups with some spine are starting to dominate the conversation. "No, we're not done here. In fact, we're just getting started."

The one thing that I'm a little concerned about, is that we might wind up with Obamacare AND some other alternative monstrosity as well. I could see that happening.

19 posted on 04/02/2014 8:47:00 AM PDT by wbill
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To: bestintxas

FUBO, Asshat Obama!


20 posted on 04/02/2014 8:47:09 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: bestintxas

21 posted on 04/02/2014 8:47:26 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: bestintxas

ACA is here to stay!

The Bill of Rights? Well... not so much...


22 posted on 04/02/2014 8:51:37 AM PDT by bolobaby
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To: wbill; All

New flash...

Ted Cruz just inked a book deal with an advance of 1.5 million dollars.

Looks Like Ted has support and has plans for office.


23 posted on 04/02/2014 8:52:05 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: bestintxas
President Obama said yesterday:The debate over repealing this law is over. ACA is here to stay

I'm jazzed.
Since virtually everything B.O. says is a bald-faced-lie I reckon you can stick a fork in ObamaCare.
It appears than most everyone, myself included, are resisting compliance with this un-Constitution, disastrous Obamination.
Civil disobedience is prevailing in the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave.

24 posted on 04/02/2014 8:52:21 AM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: Amagi

Sing it!


25 posted on 04/02/2014 8:54:37 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: Amagi

All I want to know is if Clown Prince nobama has resigned as yet or been arrested for his crimes against Free America?


26 posted on 04/02/2014 8:54:47 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: bestintxas; All
Republicans can take the Senate.
If they do, Multi-State Health Care Compacts can overturn Obamacare, and Obama will have no say in the matter at all. It will be like a “veto override”. NO Presidential input at all!
27 posted on 04/02/2014 8:55:15 AM PDT by Kansas58
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To: rktman

if you are not a zombie voter then you will be sentenced to death via death panel.


28 posted on 04/02/2014 8:55:35 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Amagi

Cool cuneiform symbol, I like the way you think.


29 posted on 04/02/2014 8:56:39 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: bestintxas

There NEVER WAS a REAL debate.

It was deceitfully rammed down the throats of Americans . . . passed “so we could see what was in it” . . . . Those who perpetrated the passing of this highly contentious bill without the consent of the people deserve to be drug out into the street and stomped upon until dead. The fact that the Establishment Republicans are willing to let this stand unchallenged tells me everything I need to know about them. On an issue so fundamental to our economic system, form of government, culture and way of life, TO HELL WITH POLITICS. For once in you self-absorbed, miserable lives, do the right thing and fight this with every ounce of strength you have. . . and NEVER give up on taking it down, or those who passed it!!


30 posted on 04/02/2014 8:57:14 AM PDT by RatRipper (The political left are utterly evil and corrupt)
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To: bestintxas

Amen.

If he likes his scepter, he can keep his scepter. Period.


31 posted on 04/02/2014 8:58:32 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: sr4402
Obama: The Debate is Over; Submit to Obamacare. Your wages shall be cut 25%, your premiums will more than double before we force you on to Single Payer. You will pay for Sex change operations and abortions for any who wish it.

Submit.

You know sometimes I wish that FR had a like/share option like FB.

32 posted on 04/02/2014 8:58:43 AM PDT by mc5cents (Pray for America)
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To: bestintxas

How can the debate be over when ACA has yet to be fully implemented?


33 posted on 04/02/2014 9:01:17 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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Same was said about prohibition.


34 posted on 04/02/2014 9:02:14 AM PDT by USCG SimTech (Honored to serve since '71)
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To: bestintxas

yep over...just like McCain-Feingold...


35 posted on 04/02/2014 9:03:03 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: bestintxas

‘Fundamentally tranform’ cuts two ways, catamite.


36 posted on 04/02/2014 9:03:47 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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and it’s not aca...it’s OBAMACARE


37 posted on 04/02/2014 9:04:30 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: wbill

It’s a negotiating tactic, when you’re talking from a point of weakness. “We’re done here.”


Exactly. These maximalist tactics are the only transparent thing about the kenyan. He did the same thing with the I AM NOT NEGOTIATING tactic on the debt ceiling. Yet the beltway GOP simply refuses to engage him and gives away the store. Infuriating.


38 posted on 04/02/2014 9:09:47 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: USCG SimTech

I was just thinking “We don’t remember who jammed Prohibition down our throats either, but we recognized it was a bad idea and got rid of it”.


39 posted on 04/02/2014 9:13:06 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: bestintxas

The fraud and liar is a moron. FUBAR.


40 posted on 04/02/2014 9:13:27 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: bestintxas
I wish he had used different words:

"If you like your ObamaCare, you can keep your ObamaCare."

41 posted on 04/02/2014 9:14:02 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: wbill
The one thing that I'm a little concerned about, is that we might wind up with Obamacare AND some other alternative monstrosity as well. I could see that happening.

That's exactly what would happen with a national consumption tax to replace the income tax.

We'd wind up with a national consumption tax AND the income tax.

42 posted on 04/02/2014 9:15:15 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; a man who respects it has earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: bestintxas

Proverbs 16:18, anyone?


43 posted on 04/02/2014 9:21:13 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: bestintxas

Nothing is permanent, idiot. When the country goes bankrupt, the citizens should take it out of your worthless hide, no matter how old you are at the time.

LBJ’s destructive “War on Poverty” has cost taxpayers TRILLIONS, and we still have the whining poor among us, with more collecting more unearned cash than ever.


44 posted on 04/02/2014 9:22:49 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Kansas58

Please explain.


45 posted on 04/02/2014 9:24:17 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: USCG SimTech

Not just prohibition. All of the various slave acts were done away with as well as der Fuehrer’s nullification of DOM, immigration laws.

Any law can be nullified or repealed and these fascists all know it.


46 posted on 04/02/2014 9:25:46 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: ThomasMore

3 more years of this madman president? I don’t think I can last it.


47 posted on 04/02/2014 9:33:47 AM PDT by midnightcat
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To: bestintxas
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48 posted on 04/02/2014 9:46:02 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: bestintxas

Hang around and watch. It will be dismantled.


49 posted on 04/02/2014 9:48:49 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Kansas58
Read the Constitution. Or Google “State Health Care Compacts”. I believe that the Heritage Foundation and perhaps CATO have also had some pieces on this subject. If the States pass a law, signed by the governor, exempting them from some Federal law, and then Congress agrees, no Presidential input is required.
50 posted on 04/02/2014 9:58:55 AM PDT by Kansas58
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