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T1 “One of the biggest misrepresentations of our generation is the statement by President O’Bama that a person could keep his or her insurance policy. That ‘executive summary’ of the legislation by the Chief Executive led me to believe that the legislation was at least neutral if not benign.”
T2 “The legislation moved so fast that only a few on the inside knew what would transpire.”
T1 “The Federal Courts uniformly reject the doctrine that there is estoppel against the President or any federal official. One of the great things about being on the inside of the Federal Government, for Republicans and Democrats alike, is that lies are not actionable and are blessed by the Federal Courts.”
T2 “No one cares. And everyone on the inside gets a regular paycheck and a gilded pension. And free health care.”
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T1 “It was X dollars last year and then 2X dollars in December and then 3X dollars in January. February brings a new number and a new nightmare.”
T2 “Before passage, a citizen filed bankruptcy after receiving health care. After passage, a citizen files bankruptcy before receiving health care.”
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T1 “Boehner does not have to navigate the mine field of ‘Romney – O’Bama Care.’ Pelosi does not have to navigate the mine field of ‘Romney – O’Bama Care.’ McConnell does not have to navigate the mine field of ‘Romney – O’Bama Care.’ Reid does not have to navigate the mine field of ‘Romney – O’Bama Care.’ They are all covered at no cost.”
T2 “No one cares about health care for the people.”
T1 “The Republicans are wasting tremendous money with all the repeated and futile votes to repeal ‘Romney – O’Bama Care’ without providing any alternative legislation. The Supreme Court is not the forum because bad policy is not necessarily unconstitutional, it is just bad policy.”
T2 “The doctors and nurses have the most insightful perspective and provided the answer years ago. A single payer system would work for them and their patients.”
T1 “The Republic cannot afford a single payer system and cannot afford not to have a single payer system. The current schemes are so grindingly inefficient and unfair and only enrich insurance companies.”
T2 “No one cares.”
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[See the e-commentary at The “Contract with America”; The Congressional Reform Act of 2010 (March 29, 2010).]
Bumper sticker of the week:
Stay healthy then die quickly