Skip to comments.GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate (GOP embracing Deathcare)
Posted on 04/06/2014 10:48:59 AM PDT by RKBA Democrat
Lead story on Drudge
The uniparty at work!
(Excerpt) Read more at apnews.myway.com ...
No member of the House GOP leadership has publicly hailed the fix, which was tucked, at Republicans' request, into legislation preventing a cut in payments to doctors who treat Medicare patients.
It is unclear how many members of the House rank and file knew of it because the legislation was passed by a highly unusual voice vote without debate.
Conservative Tea Party members of the House Republican caucus MUST do all they can to prevent this sort of thing. It amounts to no more than prescribing temporary “pain killers” to distract from the underlying problem and to keep folks from focusing on that underlying problem. The underlying problem is, of course, the cancer of Obamacare that is eating away at the corpus of America and slowing weakening our nation.
Let folks see and experience the full flowering of Obamacare as we lead up to the 2014 and 2016 elections. They need to be made aware of the ghastliness of the Obamacare cancer. Let’s not let the CURRENT (i.e., until after either the 2014 or 2016 election) GOPe Congressional leadership run interference for their DemocRAT partners in the ruling elite.
We’re going to see more and more of this, as long as there are two national parties which both believe that government is the answer to problems. The term “uniparty” is really dead-on.
This is why I always tell people I’m a RINO, because the only thing that ties me to today’s Republican Party is the name - I have to be registered as “something”, and thus I’m a Republican “In Name Only”.
Until we get a Conservative Party or something like it that views government as the problem rather than the solution, we will see endless attempts to modify Obamacare like this.
And I’ll say it right now: The Republican Party does not want Obamacare to be repealed and will not support candidates who do. I’d love to have someone come back around November 1, 2016 and show me that this prediction was wrong.
The provision eliminates a cap on deductibles for small group policies that
the Department of Health and Human Services already had waived through 2015.
This legislation means the cap will never go into effect.
Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn. and advocate of repeal said,
“Maybe you say it helps Obamacare, but it really helps the small businessman.”
The G.O.P. (GAVE OBAMA POWER)
is the party that created RomneyCARE/ObamaCARE
and imposed it FOR ALL, FOR ROMNEY, FOREVER.
The G.O.P. has continued to keep itself EXEMPT
of course. And its families.
And its staff. And their families.
And Moslems. And Criminals. And illegals.
The GOP “Embraces the Suck.”
And the leadership did this on a voice vote with NO debate.....another reason John Bonehead should loss his job
I’m not a fan of the Republican establishment, and yes many of them want to be part of a permanent ruling class. However, at this point; w/o the Senate or the White House repeal is not a realistic option.
Given that the states have never delegated to the feds, via the Constitution, the specific power to regulate, tax and spend for public healthcare purposes, the GOP needs to propose a healthcare amendment to the Constitution to the states for ratification. And if the states choose to ratify the GOP's amendment then Congress will actually have the power to legislatively address healthcare and the GOP will be a hero.
Of course the GOP will be campaigning against Obamacare in the
upcoming elections. No wonder they had a voice vote. The gutless
bastards are cowards.
Just see my tag line for the reason why.
Glad you’re thinking and not just emoting. There’s too much emoting on FR. We need thoughtful analysis and response. Too many FReepkin Littles.
This is so wrong...
this was done by a voice vote when GOP leadership tricked conservative members to not be on the floor when the voice vote happened : This is how it happened:
This and many other things is why they have to go. How is thier direction any different than the idiots we now have. This is rat “light”
And they think we will vote for these people?
There is no evidence the GOP will fight as hard to repeal obamacare as the Dems did to pass it. None. Big business loves socialized medicine. The Chamber of Crony Capitalists will not be funding the beltway GOP to perform a “root and branch” repeal kenyancare.
FRiend, you need to look at the facts. The GOP will not even engage in a vigorous obamacare debate. The party is divided and there is no consist opposition to the obama admin. The GOP leadership has never directly engaged Obama in a substantive way over kenyancare. Millions are being hurt by kenyancare today and the GOP does nothing about it.
Until proven otherwise we must assume they will not repeal obamacare. If the GOP won’t engage the Dems now they won’t be doing anything about it later. Right now they are playing the repeal tune for the base vote. After the election they will move the goalposts like they always do. The beltway GOP simply don’t care about the folks back on Main Street. This voice vote is just more proof of that.
You are delusional.
What is delusional is waiting for the GOP to repeal obamacare “root and branch”. That would require political nuclear war and there is absolutely no evidence to date that the GOP is interested in doing that. They are too scared or can’t be bothered. The idea that the GOP as currently constructed will repeal obamacare in 2016 with obama sitting in DC threatening race riots is a fantasy. I wish it was different but it isn’t.
FRiend, you need to look at the facts.
If they’re being clever and lulling the Dems into a false sense of security before slipping a line in that, “and public law 111148 is repealed in its entirety,” I’ll forgive them. If they are just weasels, then the destruction of FedGov’s perceived legitimacy will cost them far more than their profits from selling out.
That's not stimulating enough for a site interested in activism!!!
There needs to be fire in our bellies!!!
We need to be breathing that fire and so in the face of those liberals that we literally burn their eyebrows offa their danged faces!!!
Passionless prognostication is pointless because it is painless to them!!!
When they give us pained expressions, we need to transfer this needless pain right back in their faces in very demonstrative ways that draws media attention that can build momentum!!!
No pain (for them), no gain (for us)!!!
Substitute Cheyenne and Sioux with Democrat.
Excellent references! I remember last week this voice vote creating a stir. Now we know why the cloak because there was more to this bill than the doctor fix. This shows the ineptness of the GOP leadership. They are afraid to let things go to hell to force a repeal of ObamaCare. These patches work right into the Democrat’s hand. Now we now why Nancy Peloopsi did not raise a stink on this vote. She seems like a dingbat, but way smarter than John Boner.
As remarked by another, the term “Uniparty” fits perfectly.
Neither party cares for what the people want, after all us low lifes are too stupid to be accountable for our own actions. Let’s face it, many of us as a result of our own poor choices make way too much money which makes us personally responsible for creating the disadvantaged class. And we are destroying the world with our green house gasses.
At least we are fortunate enough to have leaders, who deserve to be elite, that care enough about us to tell us what doctors we can see, what medical procedures we get, and when to die.
Leadership like this makes me fell so American, I just want to hand over our home to some illegal Mexican and go live in a tent.
"...While Cooper described the change merely as one of several designed to prevent harm, the episode marks the first time Republicans have agreed to make it easier for anyone to obtain coverage under the law...
..."Repealing the annual limitation on deductible would free up an important "lever" that employers need as they struggle to design affordable plans that meet the requirements" of the law, R. Bruce Josten, executive vice president at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce..."
This is an extremely bad idea at this stage in the game from a political perspective. The Chamber and the "Architect" have just thrown vulnerable Dems a lifeline...