Obamacare decision: An intended consequence not considered by the left

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    Senate rules do not allow a filibuster when the bill under consideration relates to imposing or repealing a tax; if the Republicans take the Senate and the Presidency, they can now repeal the individual mandate with a simple majority - they will not need sixty votes.
     
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    Lot of ifs there, I think democrats are familiar with the usual way republicans blow up the deficit.
     
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    Not going to happen. Face it, the affordable care act is here to stay.
     
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    I would agree.

    Problem is, you get rid of the mandate, and insurance companies go bankrupt. Not something they will allow to happen.
     
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    No, because Romney will waive everyone's requirements to participate in this cluster at all.

    Eventually Congress will be forced to sink this turd completely and come up with something that both parties can live with.
     
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    Because...?
     
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    Giving companies and unions unlimited waivers won't change the law that insurance companies can't discriminate against someone with pre-existing conditions. Everyone healthy will drop their coverage until they're sick. Companies will only have sick people as customers and that is not sustainable.
     
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    The requirements to follow the law will be waived.

    Obama does such shit all the time.

    karma sucks, don't it?
     
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    good luck with that

    Hope?

    :eek:
     
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    Waiving it for a period of time is one thing. Waiving it forever would be impeachable.
     

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