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McConnell: Ky. Exchange Unconnected To Health Law
NewsChannel5.com ^ | May 23, 2014 6:33 PM PDT

Posted on 05/25/2014 10:10:18 PM PDT by SoConPubbie

Edited on 05/25/2014 11:05:31 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but he would not say Friday what that would mean for the 413,000 Kentuckians who have health insurance through the state's health care exchange.


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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Kentucky
KEYWORDS: 0carenightmare; abolishobamacare; exchanges; kentucky; mcconnell; obamacare; repealobamacare
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1 posted on 05/25/2014 10:10:18 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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Just a few short days after the primary. Surprised?


2 posted on 05/25/2014 10:16:53 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: SoConPubbie

Half a million people signed up for health care on KY state site? Is that correct?


3 posted on 05/25/2014 10:20:48 PM PDT by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is it?)
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To: SoConPubbie

“but he would not say Friday what that would mean for the 413,000 Kentuckians who have health insurance through the state’s health care exchange”

It would mean they would be able to get better insurance at cheaper prices elsewhere.

“McConnell’s Democratic opponent, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, has said she opposes “taking away insurance that 400,000 Kentuckians just recently got access to.”

Bull. Getting rid of these government exchanges doesnt mean taking away anybodys insurance. These 400 thousand kentuckians always had access to insurance. All they had to do was open a phone book. 


4 posted on 05/25/2014 10:21:26 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge
Bull. Getting rid of these government exchanges doesnt mean taking away anybodys insurance. These 400 thousand kentuckians always had access to insurance. All they had to do was open a phone book.

Yes, but then they would not have been subsidized by you and me, the taxpayers.
5 posted on 05/25/2014 10:22:50 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: SoConPubbie

McConnell is bordering on senility and doesn’t seem to be prepared for questions such as this which HE SHOULD BE PREPARED TO ANSWER.

He’s going to lose this Republican seat for us. Not that I’ll miss him personally, since he declared war on we “Tea Party” type constitutional conservatives.


6 posted on 05/25/2014 10:26:53 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: Gene Eric

How much worse is Grimes from hapless McConnell anyway?

If it’s just that he is thought to be less offensive, because he is hapless, that’s not proven to be much comfort to conservatives.

My point is conservatives, who liked Bevin, may stay home.

This is why McConnell is swinging his purse to the Left. Maybe this isn’t a lock.


7 posted on 05/25/2014 10:29:19 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: gitmo

Mitch McConnell will use this as will John Boehner to not repeal obamacare. They have had years to stop funding it and stop the devastation to the 10’s of millions of people who have become unemployed because of it but they have done nothing. I suspect they are getting bribe money.


8 posted on 05/25/2014 10:30:44 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: RitaOK

Probably not a lock,


9 posted on 05/25/2014 10:41:33 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Gene Eric

Thx, GE. I wondered.


10 posted on 05/25/2014 10:46:19 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Gene Eric

What planet is he on?


11 posted on 05/25/2014 10:49:04 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: RitaOK

McConnell will lose to Grimes in November.

Conservatives like me are not voting for him, PERIOD. We will write in a Conservative, vote 3rd party or sit home.

He declared war on us, so he can pound sand. Better for us to see and know who our enemy is than to have a so-called general on our side betray us, sell us out to the enemy and then tell his minions to slit our throats while we sleep in the GOP camp.


12 posted on 05/25/2014 10:53:00 PM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: GeronL

He nor his buddies have the desire to get off the highway to Hell paved by the Democrats.


13 posted on 05/25/2014 10:58:32 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: SoConPubbie

Japanese Army: “We know nothing about this attack on, what did you call it? Pearl Harbor? In Hawaii? That must’ve been the Imperial Navy, totally unconnected to us. Next question?”


14 posted on 05/25/2014 11:07:24 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: SoConPubbie

“McConnell’s Democratic opponent, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, has said she opposes “taking away insurance that 400,000 Kentuckians just recently got access to.”

Illustrates how the democrats creates government run programs, gets people to be dependent on them, then makes threats that if said program is repealed, the sky will fall.


15 posted on 05/25/2014 11:19:44 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: Gene Eric

Our exalted leader............Ha!


16 posted on 05/26/2014 3:28:33 AM PDT by ebmiller (Podcasts are the way to go)
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To: House Atreides

this


17 posted on 05/26/2014 4:24:45 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: RitaOK

If you had been paying any attention to this race, Bevin consistently beat Grimes in all polls. McConnell at best was even with her and usually behind.


18 posted on 05/26/2014 4:33:15 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: SoConPubbie
McConnell: Ky. Exchange Unconnected To Health Law

That's like saying eggs are unconnected with chickens.

19 posted on 05/26/2014 4:44:05 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: lowbridge
Illustrates how the democrats creates government run programs, gets people to be dependent on them, then makes threats that if said program is repealed, the sky will fall.

Repeal it and their subsidized health insurance goes away. If there are 400,000 people in Kentucky in the exchanges, and assuming a lot of them are there because Obamacare caused them to lose their original coverage, then repealing the law strips them of their coverage yet again.

20 posted on 05/26/2014 4:47:25 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: gitmo

If they want to continue paying the absurd premiums for the even more absurd deductible I’m sure the insurance company would love to take their money.


21 posted on 05/26/2014 8:55:12 AM PDT by Monorprise
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To: Gene Eric

“Just a few short days after the primary. Surprised?”

This is a non-question

Health insurance company’s will gladly take your money for the undesirably expensive product when your no longer forced to buy it from them.


22 posted on 05/26/2014 8:57:40 AM PDT by Monorprise
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To: DoodleDawg
"McConnell: Ky. Exchange Unconnected To Health Law That's like saying eggs are unconnected with chickens."
Not really, and this is important for us to remember and makes sure everyone else particularly democrats know.
Health insurance company’s will gladly take your money for this absurdly expensive product when your no longer forced to buy it from them. The only thing that changes is you won't be inclined to buy it.
23 posted on 05/26/2014 8:59:51 AM PDT by Monorprise
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To: INVAR

Thanks INVAR.

Count me among the RINO wise, too.

It doesn’t stop until we stop. The goats and the sheep are starting to all line up on earth, it seems to me, and this is no time to go wobbly, falling into any more wishful thinking and hand wringing.


24 posted on 05/26/2014 12:51:55 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: INVAR

Thanks INVAR.

Count me among the RINO wise, too.

It doesn’t stop until we stop. The goats and the sheep are starting to all line up on earth, it seems to me, and this is no time to go wobbly, falling into any more wishful thinking and hand wringing.


25 posted on 05/26/2014 12:52:10 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: mazda77

I appreciate your point there, but how does that remotely relate to mine at #7? I don’t follow Grimes, I read polls.

My question related to Grimes and McConnell, not Bevin.


26 posted on 05/26/2014 12:59:45 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: RitaOK

I see no point in rewarding a so-called leader who openly declares war on you and vows to ‘crush’ you wherever you are found. Any Conservative voting for such a person is either a party hack or a lover of abuse and disappointment.

Many of us Conservatives have gotten over our Battered Wife Syndrome and have filed for divorce from the GOP.

Conservative all the way. At least we can look in the mirror and know we served our principles and the cause well.


27 posted on 05/26/2014 2:21:00 PM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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