Current Topics
The Democratic Plan
by chunkstyle
Today at 01:17 PM
The Homeless
by pondering_it_all
Today at 09:13 AM
gas lighting and the meda
by Jeffery J. Haas
06/18/18 11:28 PM
small (SMR) and very small (VSMR) nuclear reactors
by jgw
06/18/18 08:01 PM
RoundTable for June 2018
by pondering_it_all
06/17/18 11:12 PM
Dems are going to lose, in Washington, California and Louisiana
by rporter314
06/17/18 02:41 AM
Lying with Impunity
by matthew
06/16/18 10:13 PM
G6 plus one
by NW Ponderer
06/15/18 05:19 AM
The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy
by pondering_it_all
06/14/18 11:14 PM
Antarctica lost 3 trillion tonnes of ice in blink of an eye
by matthew
06/14/18 10:11 PM
Da Singapore Summit!
by pondering_it_all
06/13/18 03:29 AM
What if Star Wars never happened?
by pondering_it_all
06/10/18 05:33 PM
Anthony Bourdain
by pondering_it_all
06/10/18 05:20 PM
What it will take to curb the President
by pondering_it_all
06/09/18 05:48 AM
The failure of the public school system
by pondering_it_all
06/08/18 11:10 PM
Sorting it out
by logtroll
06/06/18 10:40 PM
TrumpTrade
by jgw
06/05/18 07:31 PM
Allam Cycle - Zero Emissions Nat Gas Power Plant
by pondering_it_all
06/04/18 08:23 PM
The American Dream
by Jeffery J. Haas
06/02/18 10:08 PM
Ranking All 10 Star Wars Movies Worst to Best
by rporter314
06/01/18 02:56 PM
Forum Stats
6248 Members
58 Forums
16290 Topics
280412 Posts

Max Online: 294 @ 12/06/17 12:57 AM
Google Adsense
Topic Options
#299686 - 03/17/17 08:47 PM Charles Krauthammer: The real world of Obamacare repeal
Golem Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 03/12/12
Posts: 3696
Loc: Orange County, California, USA
Charles Krauthammer
The Washington Post
March 16, 2017

Quote:
The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away, but for governments itís not that easy. Once something is given ó say, health insurance coverage to 20 million Americans ó you take it away at your peril. This is true for any government benefit, but especially for health care. Thereís a reason not one Western democracy with some system of national health care has ever abolished it.

The genius of the left is to keep enlarging the entitlement state by creating new giveaways that are politically impossible to repeal. For 20 years, Republicans railed against the New Deal. Yet, when they came back into office in 1953, Eisenhower didnít just keep Social Security, he expanded it.

More

Top
#299690 - 03/17/17 09:03 PM Re: Charles Krauthammer: The real world of Obamacare repeal [Re: Golem]
pondering_it_all Offline
veteran

Registered: 02/27/06
Posts: 7616
Loc: North San Diego County
Gee, progress just keeps happening, no matter how much some people love a past that never existed. Whoda thunk it?

Top
#299691 - 03/17/17 09:31 PM Re: Charles Krauthammer: The real world of Obamacare repeal [Re: Golem]
Jeffery J. Haas Offline


Pooh-Bah

Registered: 08/03/04
Posts: 13150
Loc: Whittier, California
Conservatives love saying that "a government big enough to give you things is also big enough to take them away" but in all my life the only governments who ever took away anything WERE conservative governments.

So what ARE they really saying? Here's what they are really saying:
"You jerks just wait till we get back in power. We are going to DESTROY the safety and security of your very lives as punishment for letting us lose."
_________________________
"He wakes up in the morning, ****s all over Twitter, ****s all over us, ****s all over his staff, then hits golf balls."
---Congressman Peter King

Top

Who's Online
0 registered (), 40 Guests and 1 Spider online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
TrentonP, Nosf50, erumonej, Jensen Breck, Albertapkr
6248 Registered Users
A2