house voted to repeal parts of ObamaCare again today - 38th and 39th time

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    http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/18/us-usa-healthcare-delay-idUSBRE96G1FP20130718

    I wonder if they can hit 50 by the time this congress is over? Meantime, they haven't even authorized the formation of a conference on the budget, with their last day in town for a month August 2 and the debt ceiling approaching again. So get ready for another manufactured crisis, while they continue to vote on things that have zero chance of getting through the senate.
    And they wonder why they have a record low approval rating.
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    The Pubs in the House are voting the will of half the people in the U.S.. I'd rather they vote on things that can fix our economy rather than that nanny-state bull crap the Dems are pushing. And if they can't vote for recovery... than doing nothing at all is the next best thing for our philosophically divided congress.
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    Got a bit of help from some Democrats, it would seem.

    One wonders. If Obama thinks the Executive branch can unilaterally suspend the employer mandate, why is he mad that Congress voted to suspend the individual mandate? The first action is Constitutionally doubtful. The second is allowed by the Constitution.

    The House also voted to codify into law Obama’s previously announced employer mandate delay. The difference between the delays is the GOP-led House is using the generally recognized Constitutional tool of passed legislation to effect change instead of the less orthodox Obama method of executive caprice.
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    Are you saying the House voted to make the employer mandate exemption permanent?
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    I think just delayed.
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    I don't get it. Obama delayed it by a year, so what did the House add to that?
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    This obomination of a bill needs to be repealed. Always remember that muslims destroy from within.
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    Looks like the Unions are now jumping on the side of the House. Like rats abandoning a sinking ship...

    Our hope is for the pubs to flip the Senate and gain even more house seats. They can then run the clock out until 2016 and repeal the POS.
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    this is what happens when our legislative leaders pass a bill that they do not know what it contains
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    I 100% agree Bill. Unfortunately, the Reps are wasting time with these continual votes. Nothiing productive comes out of it.
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    I am okay with the votes but think they have to start including proposals for the fix
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    pubs don't mind their elected reps doing absolutely nothing worthy of their pay the last 5 years

    which is why they get away with it
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    Got a feeling there is more than one issue in this nation that needs attention at the top.

    Economy, infrastructure, energy, immigration and other more important things don't get the attention they deserve while they put so much time into one issue.
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    And when half of them (Dems only) decide to co-opt the entire congress they give us a $h!tberger like Obama-scam that no one ever even read before they signed it into law.
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    The vote made Obama's unilateral decision to delay legal. And prevented Obama from rescinding that decision. At least legally.
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    It now goes to the Senate for action. I wonder if it will be voted down by as many votes again?

    Like it or not, this is what is called a Republic.
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    Permanently keeping the exemptions for employers?
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    I'm sure the 40th time will be the charm. Isn't that the old saying?
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    True so far, but it may help us all eventually. Obamacare is a fiscal and employment mess and is a pipe dream at best. No matter how often our silver tongued President pretends it's going to work for the people it's going to fail. I would like to see it dismantled and carriers allowed to compete nationally. This alone would bring prices down considerably. Most of the people Obama pretends will benefit will only find they are forced to pay a premium while their employers look for ways to exempt their own responsibility to pay for every employee's insurance.

    Unfortunately, I think it turns out that millions more will find income shrinking while they are forced to pay a premium for insurance they almost can't afford. That leaves the possibility the government then steps up to pay their premium- at least for that following year- but then we find out their aren't enough people paying into the system because of unexpected consequences of employers reducing the time their employees are "on the clock".

    Proud and narcissistic Obama just can't, and won't, ever admit he's wrong.
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