Two prominent GOP Presidential candidates have unveiled their health care reform plans, and they are more of the same. They even re-affirm key parts of Obamacare and keep federal control over health care intact. Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies at the CATO Institute, recently wrote an op/ed the New Hampshire Union Leader about the…Details
Representative Carl Seel, has introduced 3 separate bills that work together to give the citizens of Arizona a chance to vote on prohibiting the implementation of the Affordable Healthcare Act in Arizona and the expansion of medicaid.Details
It is always excellent news to see the tide turning as our views become legitimized and the press coverage of our activities becomes more favorable. That has what we have seen with the ObamaCare nullification movement blossoming while the law becomes a more obvious disaster.Details
The idea is that the Obamacare fiasco will anger the American people, leading to a Republican victory. Then the they will assume power, repeal Obamacare and everything will be fine.
This idea is erroneous for many different reasons.Details
This past weekend Mitt Romney said that “there are a number of things that I like in [Obamacare] that I’m going to put in place.” Such a revelation is yet another example of why relying on federal politicians -particularly of the Republican persuasion – to restore human liberty is foolish.
Throughout the primary season Romney assured Republican voters that he was against the Affordable Care Act and, if he was elected president, would put an end to it. In June of 2011 he told CNN’s Piers Morgan that “if I’m president I will repeal Obamacare.” (The entire clip is full of gems, and worth watching, if you have the stomach for such things). He continued this promise throughout the debates, and used it a number of times to parry attacks from Rick Santorum on the issue.
That he’s now reversing his rhetoric should come as no surprise. Such flip-flopping is standard fare with Mitt Romney, as virtually everyone is aware; his YouTube collections of contradictory statements and backpedaling are impressive, if not comical for their sheer numbers. Now, this is not to say that other politicians don’t also have similar montages, plenty do, but what’s striking about Romney’s are that some go on for twenty minutes.
No doubt some conservatives and right-leaning independents are surprised and disappointed by this shift,Details