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Obamacare’s Corrupt Conception, Sleazy Gestation, and Tawdry Birth

BenDoubleCrossed Wrote: Jul 03, 2012 12:01 PM
Will the Election Strategy end Obamacare? Did electing Tea Party candidates change things? You may think so after House Republicans pass a bill to repeal Obamacare. But . . . It's what they WON'T DO that really matters. We all know the Senate won't agree to repeal and the President would veto. But here's what you may NOT realize . . . House Republicans already have the power to stop Obamacare dead in its tracks, even if the Senate and the President disagree. Here's how . . . House Republicans could attach riders to all 13 appropriations bills, forbidding the use of federal funds to implement Obamacare. They already do this to prevent federal funding for abortions, so they could do it for Obamacare too. But they won't, because . . .

One of my very first blog posts was about the link between big government and big corruption.

For the rest of my life, I can now cite the Obamacare travesty as an example.

Here’s some of what Tim Carney wrote for the Washington Examiner.

Chief Justice John Roberts’ judicial sleight of hand, transforming Obamacare’s mandate into a tax, was a fittingly twisted save for a law of such grisly provenance. Born of tawdry liaisons between industry lobbyists and political hacks, passed through naked logrolling and legislative skullduggery, Obamacare wasn’t finalized until Thursday, when the chief justice, in effect,...