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Romney: We Must Repeal ObamaCare in its Entirety

StillStandingHisGround Wrote: Sep 11, 2012 3:07 PM
tuttletacoma: As I recall, the initiatives that passed earlier this year in both San Diego and San Jose by overwhelming margins (over 2/3 in BOTH cities, and San Jose is a LIBERAL stronghold) were for changing the pensions of NEW city hires from the kind of defined-benefit plans that are draining the coffers of cities these days to defined-contribution plans like 401 types. Of course, OTHER cities (Oakland is a good case in point here) are dealing with THEIR budget shortfalls produced by ruinous public-pension benefits by greatly reducing city services, often STARTING with policing. Most types of crimes in Oakland now will NOT get a response from the police when they are phoned in, so in effect, THESE cities have made their...
StillStandingHisGround Wrote: Sep 11, 2012 3:09 PM
tuttletacoma redux:

To finish my thought:

Most types of crimes in Oakland now will NOT get a response from the police when they are phoned in, so in effect, THESE cities have made their enclaves Dodge City only WITHOUT a sheriff. Of course, all this will do is to drive out what remains of the productive class from such cities and FUTHER exacerbate their financial distress.

Over the past two days, many have raised questions about whether Mitt Romney is actually committed to repealing ObamaCare in its entirety after telling ABC News he supports certain aspects of the law. Romney never said he would keep any part of ObamaCare, but said he would place certain parts he supported, like the coverage of pre-existing conditions, into his own healthcare plan after a full ObamaCare repeal.