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Chuck Pinkey

October 8, 2013

Put a stop to Obamacare while we can

If one is able to wade through the waist-deep media-manure and make some sense of what’s going on in Washington, it boils down to two issues. They are the stopping of Obamacare, and once again, the raising of the national debt limit.

Of the two, stopping Obamacare is the most important and might very well be impossible, but since when has that discouraged a true patriot from fighting?

Without doubt the Democrats own Obamacare. Remember, before its passage, the special deals for the senators from Nebraska and Louisiana to buy their votes? As then Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said, “We have to pass this bill to find out what’s in it.” Makes you proud to be an American, doesn’t it? Not a single Republican voted for Obamacare. 

Since its passage, Obamacare has been changed at least 17 times for unions, large corporations, certain states, etc. … Many large companies are now hiring part-time workers instead of full-time to avoid the impact of Obamacare.

Even the most liberal pundits are pessimistic about its success, and moderate through conservative commentators are calling it a first-class disaster. Many on the right suggest letting it go forward for “it’s certain to implode.”

That’s fine, and it’s sure to backfire on the Democratic Party, but not everyone plays politics. What about the suffering and massive costs that will be borne by the American people? That is why it must be stopped. Once it starts, there will be no end to the money spent on this 21st century Titanic.

The Republicans are in an 11th-hour battle to stop this money pit, and as expected, the press is painting them as right wing extremists, but be advised; should the Republicans prevail, all Americans will benefit.

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