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  • Christie: ‘I’m Really Glad' that Extortion is Still Illegal in U.S., 'Even When Done by the...

    07/09/2012 12:20:47 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 4 replies
    Christie: ‘I’m Really Glad' that Extortion is Still Illegal in U.S., 'Even When Done by the President’ By Patrick Burke July 9, 2012 Subscribe to Patrick Burke's posts ( - New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that he was “glad that the Supreme Court ruled that extortion is still illegal in America” and added, “even when done by the president of the United States.” The former U.S. attorney was referring to the recent Supreme Court decision that the Medicaid provision in the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, was unconstitutional. At a talk at the Brookings Institution in Washington,...
  • Perry: TX Won't Implement Key Elements of Health Reform (Obamacare NULL AND VOID in Texas!)

    07/09/2012 1:29:57 PM PDT · by GodAndCountryFirst · 32 replies
    Texas Tribune ^ | July 9, 2012 | Emily Ramshaw
    Texas will not expand Medicaid or establish a health insurance exchange, two major tenets of the federal health reform that the U.S. Supreme Court upheld last month, Gov. Rick Perry said in a Monday morning announcement. "I stand proudly with the growing chorus of governors who reject the Obamacare power grab," he said in a statement. "Neither a 'state' exchange nor the expansion of Medicaid under this program would result in better 'patient protection' or in more 'affordable care.' They would only make Texas a mere appendage of the federal government when it comes to health care." Perry's office sent...