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Obama's Insurance Exchange Nightmare

dconnelly Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 12:55 PM
In the original Constitution, the states were represented by the Senators that the state legislature selected, and people of the states were represented by the Representatives that they had voted into the House. In 1913 the 17th amendment provided that senators would be directly elected by the people. It's well beyond time to repeal the 17th amendment. Obamacare would never have been passed if the states had been given a say.

When the Supreme Court upheld ObamaCare as a tax last summer, President Obama may have thought he could breathe a little easier. But now with the implementation of the law, Obama is just beginning his war with the states that refuse to implement ObamaCare exchanges needed for the legislation to work properly or at least, quickly.

The Obama administration faces major logistical and financial challenges in creating health insurance exchanges for states that have declined to set up their own systems.

The exchanges were designed as the centerpiece of President Obama’s signature law,...