U.S. Senate Republicans feud over def...

U.S. Senate Republicans feud over defunding 'Obamacare'

There are 6 comments on the AlertNet story from Jul 30, 2013, titled U.S. Senate Republicans feud over defunding 'Obamacare'. In it, AlertNet reports that:

A nasty, name-calling spat between Tea Party conservatives and older, more moderate Republican senators is playing out in public this week, fueling a battle over the best way to kill President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare law.

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CatholicPatriot

Lodi, CA

#1 Jul 30, 2013
Sometimes you wonder why people miss the obvious.

If the Republicans want Obamacare overturned by the Supreme Court, force the Supreme Court Justices to use the healthcare exchanges.

The justices would take the time to read it this time and would find many unconstitutional things in it.

I bet it would be overturned within a week.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#2 Jul 30, 2013
CatholicPatriot wrote:
Sometimes you wonder why people miss the obvious.
If the Republicans want Obamacare overturned by the Supreme Court, force the Supreme Court Justices to use the healthcare exchanges.
The justices would take the time to read it this time and would find many unconstitutional things in it.
I bet it would be overturned within a week.
so what's your plan to get basic health care to all our citizens?
CatholicPatriot

Lodi, CA

#3 Aug 1, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>so what's your plan to get basic health care to all our citizens?
Price controls.

Unfortunately, bringing the Federal government into the matter increases the price for services, drugs, etc.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#4 Aug 1, 2013
CatholicPatriot wrote:
<quoted text>
Price controls.
Unfortunately, bringing the Federal government into the matter increases the price for services, drugs, etc.
so you want the federal gov't to control the health care industry...
CatholicPatriot

Lodi, CA

#5 Aug 1, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>so you want the federal gov't to control the health care industry...
No. I want the states to implement price controls and I want to end the US government process of repeatedly extending drug manufacturer's ability to prevent generic drugs to be created. To get big pharma's support of his healthcare plan, Obama sold out the American people; he increased big pharma's ability to prevent generic drugs from getting into the United States.

Likewise, Americans pay significantly more for the same drug, same brand than it cost overseas. That's because the Feds allow big pharma to boost their prices here in the US so they can continue to research more drugs.
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Bryn Mawr, PA

#6 Aug 1, 2013
When RepubliCANTs attack.

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