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Rick Scott Joins Other GOP Governors in Approving Obama's Medicaid Expansion

Mike1351 Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 8:44 PM
Rational decisions are best NOT MADE during periods of emotional distress such as the death of ones mother.
weedwam Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 8:50 PM
Since his mother is gone, he has no more reason to keep the death panels away from others' mothers.
Mike1351 Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 9:29 PM
Then, of course, there is himself, wife, and children. I agree that most politicians aren't clever enough to think that far into the future (or worse still) think they will be "exempt" because they, unlike we proles are IMPORTANT.
Florida Governor Rick Scott today announced that he'd be participating in the federal expansion of Medicaid that was included in Obamacare. Rick Scott's administration was one of the original states to sue the Obama Administration in the wake of Obamacare, arguing that key provisions of the law were unconstitutional impositions on the states.

Florida's legal argument against Obamacare rested specifically on the Medicaid expansion, arguing that the federal government's threat to withhold all federal funding if a state did not participate in the expansion was an unlawful condition of the law. Governor Scott and Flordia won their case against the...