Published: Tuesday, Oct. 1 2013 10:40 a.m. MDT
@Tyler D "Who made this (straw man) assertion?"Roland Keyser
says there's no legal option, and that it's illegal, illegitimate, and
impossible. UtahBlueDevil says it's undoable. Ranch invoked a bogus phrase
from some imaginary oath of office to make it appear unconstitutional. "one
vote" called it disdain for the law. You called it the same thing.Standing in opposition to those assertions is reality: the Constitution allows
the current Congress to defund legislation passed by a previous Congress. It is
fairly commonplace. Think of the border fence, for one example, which is the law
of the land, yet goes unfunded. There are many other examples.@KJB1Yes. Correct. They can do all those things. The other thing
they can do is defund Obamacare. I'm grateful to them for trying. Obamacare
is a huge disaster.
last time I checked the House was elected just like Obamayet it is Obama
that is ignoring the law and selectively/illegally delaying and modifying
portions for political purposes and convenienceleftists should not
throw stones in glass houseslistening to Obama rail against supposed
right wing ideologues leaves one in a stupor of incredulousness at the hypocrisy
@VickieBIn our past health insurance system, insurance companies
were free to charge drastically higher rates to the sick, or deny the sick
coverage all together. ObamaCare requires insurance companies to accept every
aplication that comes in. The ONLY reason insurnace companies are willing to be
in the insurance business with that rule is because of the individual mandate.
If everybody has to buy insurance, healthy people will sign up to subsidize the
sick. That's the only way the system can work.If you remove
the individual mandate, private insurance companies will pull out of the market.
If there are suddenly no insurance companies willing to offer health insurance,
the government will take over with a single-payer system.Is that
what you want?
Yes having thought about it, the Obama Administration has no credibility in
claiming the Republicans are not obeying the law of the land. Holder himself
has shown that he will pick and choose what laws to enforce, and which ones to
ignore. This is not good for our elected government from either side.
Especially when every elected official takes an oath to protect and defend the
Constitution. "In dangerous times we are." (Yoda).
They voted no or abstained. The law passed. Now they want to have a re vote by
forcing a shutdown and defaulting the United States.
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