Yes OA it was a product of that socialist/marxist organization as a free market alternative to Hillarycare and it was picked up and enacted by a Republican socialist /marxist rising star called Mitt Romney in Ma.<quoted text>
Didn't the Heritage Foundation basically write it in response to Hillarycare?
I was no fan of this legislation, ESPECIALLY once Obama pulled the rug out from under Democrats by pulling the public option. Still, it is better than nothing, which has become the Republican position since the enactment.
The necessity of a government healthcare system is in my opinion a DIRECT result of the gutting of our manufacturing base and the subsequent flatlineing of American wages and benefits, due to globalization. Few conservatives seem to be able (or willing) to make the simple connection between the two.....