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GOP Sens. Jerry Moran (Kansas) and Mike Lee (Utah) announced on Monday night they will not support taking up a bill repealing and replacing ObamaCare, effectively blocking the legislation. "This closed-door process has yielded the [bill], which fails to repeal the Affordable Care Act or address healthcare’s rising costs. For the same reasons I could not support the previous version of this bill, I cannot support this one," Moran said in a statement.
originally posted by: FamCore
a reply to: lostbook
I completely agree with your incentive program ideas - the problem is the parasitic bureaucrats and legislators only givaf*ck about their constituents and "sponsors", AKA the real string pullers.
McCutcheon versus the Federal Election Commission in 2014 was like a shot to the metaphorical "heart" of democracy. As soon as this case set precedent, dollar bills essentially became votes on a LEGAL level and the lobbyists and private interest groups now have a stranglehold on the primary & very largest income stream, the US masses via bought-and-paid for politicians who use wordmagic and falsification to trick the public into believing they are for "your" cause.
When dollar bills are more powerful than the individuals who are supposed to be using those dollars for daily commerce.. you have lost the true meaning of a "republic" and an elite few can suppress the other 95% into submission and lifelong servitude. This is what we are seeing now in the West. We are on the advent of a major paradigm shift... I believe we will come out on the other side still alive so-to-speak, but many superficial belief systems will need to die with the old world as a result of this transition into the next "era". I feel that we will be seeing this drastic civilization-wide shift take place in the next 5-10 years, but who really knows. As Robert Nesta Marley said... Time will tell
originally posted by: lordcomac
a reply to: buckwhizzle
Go for a straight repeal, make it a public vote. Let the states decide.