February 6, 2017
THIS IS MADDENING! For 7 FREAKIN YEARS, virtually every Senate and U.S. House Republican has campaigned on, and been elected/re-elected by promising
to Repeal Obamacare.
In 2010, Republicans said, "Give us the U.S. House and we'll get to work on the REPEAL ASAP!" In 2012, they captured a majority in the U.S. House of
AND DID NOTHING!
Then, they said, "Give us a majority in the U.S. Senate, and OBAMACARE IS GONE!"
In 2014, Republicans captured a majority in the U.S. Senate.
AND DID NOTHING!
In 2015, Republicans told gullible voters, "All we need now is a Republican President, to work with the Republican Senate and House majority. Give us
a Republican President, and ObamaCare will be STRUCK DOWN ON DAY #1.. WE PROMISE YOU!
With the November 8, 2016 election of Republican Donald J. Trump as U.S. President, Republicans got everything they wanted.. a PERFECT TRIFECTA OF
POWER. Oh goodie...Right?
Here we are... February 6, 2017. ObamaCare is still imploding, with health premiums soaring, deductibles soaring, and doctors refusing to accept
patients who have that "horrible Obamacare insurance".
What Are Republican Congressional Leaders saying, now that the public has trusted them 3 times in row regarding ObamaCare repeal promises?
1. After returning from their annual "Republican Retreat" last week, GOP leadership said that they've changed their mind. They're going to REPAIR
Obamacare. NOT Repeal it.
2. In a behind-the-scenes move, reminiscent of how Obama's HHS operated, the Trump Administration is quietly preparing measures that will "Strengthen
and stabilize the ObamaCare Insurance Marketplace"
3. In an interview yesterday, President Trump told Fox News's BIll O'Reilly, that ObamaCare will likely be with us until sometime in 2018! That's
when a "really wonderful plan" will be ready. (Between ongoing crises, other projects, and Congress only working 167 days.. ObamaCare is here to
All the Senators need to do is set up subsidized high-risk pools for those who have pre-existing conditions, or allow them to buy into Medicare. And
then, repeal Obamacare the next day. Everyone who doesn't have chronic medical conditions can simply buy a health plan that fits their needs and
budget in the free market, just like pre-2010...pre-Obamacare.
Prior to his inauguration, and just after, President Trump was forceful with telling Republicans what he wanted. But...after he returned from that
Republican Retreat last week, President Trump was a different man. Except for telling Senator McConnell to "go nuclear" on his Gorsuch Supreme Court
pick, Donald Trump stopped talking about the campaign promises that require interaction with, and approval from, Congress. It's like they told him at
the Republican Retreat to focus only on things that can be done via Executive Order. ("Slow down, and quit pestering us to work hard like you Mr.
President, or we'll revolt!")
edit on 2/6/2017 by carewemust because: Republicans Can't Keep Anything Simple.