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This is the Way “Forward” – Gov. Scott Nixes ObamaCare Healthcare Exchanges [YES!]
Shark-Tank.net ^ | 11/9/12 | Lone Shark

Posted on 11/10/2012 1:50:30 PM PST by SoFloFreeper

There’s one path “forward” for Republicans if they’re serious about reclaiming power in the future- do not capitulate to the failed ideas and destructive economic policies that President Barack Obama will assuredly quadruple down on in the wake of his re-election. It’s one thing to win an election by misleading and bribing the masses, but let me be clear, as Obama would say- in no way, shape or form did the president win a national debate on the merits of his policies- and his policies, when they are fully implemented will undoubtedly cost us jobs, raise our taxes and further strain our already cash-strapped state budget.

Governor Rick Scott is showing the way forward if Republicans want credibility as the clear alternative to the statist interventions that Democrats offer, as he’s declined to implement the state health insurance exchanges that were mandated with ObamaCare.

From the Sarasota Herald-Tribune:

Speaking on the New College of Florida campus following a meeting of the state’s university governing board, Scott said it will cost taxpayers and business owners too much to expand Medicaid and set up health insurance exchanges as called for under the law.

“No one has been able to show me that that health care exchange is going to do anything rather than raise taxes, raise the cost of our companies to do business,” Scott said, adding that expanding Medicaid would also require tax increases.

If you’re curious to check out some first class stupidity about our state’s budgetary constraints as well as some general ignorance about how the health care system should “work,” check out the comments below the article.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: deathcare; fl; florida; obama; obamacare; resistance; scott; statesrights; tenthamendment
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There are still ways to resist Obamugabe!

The mainstream Florida media HATE Rick Scott and WORSHIP B. Hussein Obama....so listen up: we consumers of the media must let the media and their sponsors know that we won't tolerate their coming assassination of Rick Scott and their sanctification of the worst President in 150 years!

Republican governors all over the nation are going to face big time pressure to obey Obama--but they also have a tool to resist by not creating these damnable exchanges!!

Let us not give up!!!


1 posted on 11/10/2012 1:50:40 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper; Joe Brower; seekthetruth

Florida ping


2 posted on 11/10/2012 1:51:49 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

RESIST the usurping bastards at the state level!!


3 posted on 11/10/2012 1:55:42 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

It would seem that is all we have left.


4 posted on 11/10/2012 1:59:33 PM PST by manic4organic (It was nice knowing you, America.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

When the article says “Don’t capitulate”, the writer is talking to the GOP establishment who apprently does not give a damn if they win or lose.

Who could have reported to us abot the incompetence of the Republican election machine. On another thread a commenter said,

‘I think the real damning thing about the GOP{ GOTV is the incompetence....they had people by the thousands at malls, outside movie theaters, along strip malls, college campuses, parks, etc. not just in swing states but very targeted swing counties registering people to vote and persuading them with whatever liberal BS they ad in their GOTV manuals...on top of that they had massive databases of people in specific neighborhoods and countis that had never voted before, they didn’t just reinforce their base and try to persuade independnets, they CREATED new voters by comparing registration rolls to other databases of eligible but non-registered citizens, gettingthem on the phpone or knocking at their door...”

who was reporting on this? Who could have told us that Romney’s get-out-the-vote machine was almost non-existant? THIS was the true unreported story of the campaign, not that “America has changed” or “the demographics are different now” yada yada yada.

the lazy bastards, the lazy, cincompetent GOP establishment bastards.

So not urging the GOP to “not capitulate” is pointless, just pointless. They are going to capitulate all over the place.

The Dems had hundreds of thousands of passionate, energetic workers. We had NOTHING to compare to that and the GOP never even tried and it was not reported. I repeated, we knew nothing of this limp-wristed, incompetent campaign.


5 posted on 11/10/2012 2:01:52 PM PST by squarebarb ( Fairy tales are basically true.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Yes. Let the same attitude prevail in the states that sued against Obamacare and were betrayed by Roberts, that prevailed in Texas when the United Nations election “observers” tried to put a move on our voting places/procedures. Attorney General Greg Abbott said, don’t step on our state laws, stay away from our polling places, or you will be subject to ARREST.


6 posted on 11/10/2012 2:02:27 PM PST by txrangerette ("hold to the truth...speak without fear". (Glenn Beck))
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To: squarebarb

Correction -— The Democrats had people by the thousnads at malls...”

Kind of ruined my own point there.


7 posted on 11/10/2012 2:03:02 PM PST by squarebarb ( Fairy tales are basically true.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Sweet


8 posted on 11/10/2012 2:05:01 PM PST by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Poll: Scott Approval Rating Falls To 31%

June 9, 2012

While the 2014 gubernatorial election is still more than two years away, PPP found that the only declared Democratic candidate, Senate minority leader Nan Rich bests Scott by a 47-35 percent margin. The lead comes in spite of the fact only 14 percent knew Rich by name recognition.

The PPP poll found that Scott receives just 53 percent approval from Republicans and that 17 percent would take their chances with Rich rather than voting for Scott. The PPP poll also reported Scott was struggling with women with just 25 percent approving of him.

The issue that is defining Scott currently is his push to purge the voter rolls of what he calls “non-citizens.” Half of all Floridians surveyed disapproved of Scott’s plan to purge the voter rolls.

http://miami.cbslocal.com/2012/06/09/poll-scott-approval-rating-falls-to-31/


9 posted on 11/10/2012 2:08:33 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: SoFloFreeper
BTTT!

10 posted on 11/10/2012 2:10:28 PM PST by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: JulieRNR21; kinganamort; katherineisgreat; floriduh voter; summer; Goldwater Girl; windchime; ...

Florida Freeper


11 posted on 11/10/2012 2:12:24 PM PST by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: SoFloFreeper; Jim Robinson

Scott is one of the good guys!

He unfortunately doesn’t have the sort of warm and fuzzy personality that would make him a voter magnet, but I think he’s doing extremely well in Florida (like Jeb Bush, who was an excellent and strict governor but had a much warmer personality) and whether people think he’s warm and fuzzy or not, they’ll like what he’s doing and vote for him.

Also, I saw in my local (hostile) paper today that Scott is starting a “family initiative” of some kind that I think will make it clear that he is not just a rich exec who has become governor, but cares about his state.

The teachers’ union hates him, but he has pretty much subdued them...and schools are getting more money for the right things now (academics) than in the past under the horrible and union-friendly Charlie Crist.

Gov Scott is very similar to Gov Walker.


12 posted on 11/10/2012 2:13:01 PM PST by livius
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To: SoFloFreeper
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13 posted on 11/10/2012 2:13:17 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

and you know a federal judge and John Beohner will be filing a claim to make them do it anyway


14 posted on 11/10/2012 2:14:47 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Yes, I know...if you are in Florida, we need to rally around the idea that Obamugabe’s death law is unacceptable and cheer Rick Scott for recognizing that fact.

And we need to hold our local media ACCOUNTABLE.


15 posted on 11/10/2012 2:16:45 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: squarebarb

Republicans have jobs they have to go to and then, sometimes, second jobs. The Democrats are shiftless bums and have nothing but time to GOTV. That’s how Obama won.


16 posted on 11/10/2012 2:18:40 PM PST by GraniteStateConservative (...He had committed no crime against America so I did not bring him here...-- Worst.President.Ever.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Florida Repubs must stand up for Gov. Scott. That’s like herding cats.


17 posted on 11/10/2012 2:22:28 PM PST by jch10 (BO went to bed and let Americans die.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Exchanges — Yes, we “exchange” our God-given rights to personally decide what’s best for the health of ourselves and our families, with the “benevolent” dictates of faceless bureaucrats and Death Panels...


18 posted on 11/10/2012 2:23:03 PM PST by mikrofon (Catholic BUMP)
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To: jch10

Support your local (Republican) governor!!


19 posted on 11/10/2012 2:24:42 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

This is terrific.

The health law mandates that states set up these exchanges but doesn’t give them any money to do it. If states don’t set them up, then the law says that the feds can set up a plan. But the law didn’t set up any funding for that either.

All Boehner has to do is refuse to fund these exchanges (”sorry, the federal government is broke.”).

We may not be able to repeal O-care but we can start eviscerating it section by section.


20 posted on 11/10/2012 2:25:48 PM PST by NKStarr
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To: livius
...like Jeb Bush, who was an excellent and strict governor..

Must be a different Jeb Bush than the one I had here in Florida.

Mine was a scumbag, who did things like confiscate 65,000 acres of "environmentally sensitive" private property "for future generations." He's also an open borders guy who has spent his years out of office admonishing conservatives for not being liberal enough.

Your Jeb Bush may be okay, but I hope mine chokes on a turd.

21 posted on 11/10/2012 2:28:58 PM PST by AAABEST (Et lux in tenebris lucet: et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Gov. Scott’s not perfect, but he’s one of the top governors in the US that I can think of. Funny that all the tea party governors of the Class of 2010 have the “lowest approval ratings” around, such as Scott and Corbett (PA), not to mention Walker (WI) who did survive a recall.

Popularity is in the eyes of the beholder, I guess.


22 posted on 11/10/2012 2:32:12 PM PST by Dan Nunn (Support the NRA!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Overlooked in the current election process is the fact that Obama’s use of “FORWARD” as a rallying cry was also Adolf Hitler’s rallying cry in his 1933 Germany takeover election campaign.


23 posted on 11/10/2012 2:36:38 PM PST by OldNavyVet
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24 posted on 11/10/2012 2:37:14 PM PST by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: SoFloFreeper

On the bright side, the Sun-Sentinel did endorse Romney.


25 posted on 11/10/2012 2:38:50 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: NKStarr
All Boehner has to do is refuse to fund these exchanges

LOL

That's a good one.

26 posted on 11/10/2012 3:01:16 PM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY)
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To: Jim Robinson
RESIST the usurping bastards at the state level!!

Preach it, brother!!!

With some of the gains at the state level this election, maybe some of them will have the chutzpah to do just that.

27 posted on 11/10/2012 3:01:31 PM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Good article on why states should decline to set up their own exchanges and make the Feds do it ........

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/333040/obamacare-still-vulnerable-michael-f-cannon


28 posted on 11/10/2012 3:02:09 PM PST by MissMagnolia ("It is when a people forget God that tyrants forge their chains" - Patrick Henry)
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To: SoFloFreeper

These Exchanges will NOT be up and running in any form by 2014 let alone being able to offer coverage and pay providers. So if an individual loses their employer health coverage or their employer does not offer coverage and they cannot afford private policies or make too much to qualify for Medicaid they will be without coverage AND then be “fined” on their income tax. Santa Claus has become the Grinch.


29 posted on 11/10/2012 3:03:59 PM PST by The Great RJ
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To: AAABEST

Jeb stood around and let insurance companies rape Floridians after Andrew and local governments run wild levying huge tax increases during the housing boom.


30 posted on 11/10/2012 3:04:43 PM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Rick Scott plays a very good tune and has been since he was inaugurated, Rick Scott in 2016, screw RINO Christie.


31 posted on 11/10/2012 3:06:32 PM PST by izzatzo
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To: Jim Robinson

I am thinking that so long as a state has a Republican governor, it can resist Obama care but if those governors are voted out at the end of their terms and replaced with Democrats then there’s no more resistance. So how much can we depend on this tactic long term?


32 posted on 11/10/2012 3:15:28 PM PST by Hound of the Baskervilles ("Nonsense in the intellect draws evil after it." C.S. Lewis)
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To: NKStarr

I can tell you, here in Texas, if it comes down to having to raise taxes to implement Obamacare or create an exchange, there will be one serious insurrection.

I really like your idea of just not setting up an exchange, which will put the onus on the feds to publicly admit how much the cost will be.


33 posted on 11/10/2012 3:21:30 PM PST by mtrott
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To: NKStarr
This is terrific.

The health law mandates that states set up these exchanges but doesn’t give them any money to do it. If states don’t set them up, then the law says that the feds can set up a plan. But the law didn’t set up any funding for that either.

All Boehner has to do is refuse to fund these exchanges (”sorry, the federal government is broke.”).

We may not be able to repeal O-care but we can start eviscerating it section by section.

This sounds fantastic to me. So... in order to avoid life under ObamaCare we have to move to a state with a Republican Governor like Rick Scott, Nicki Haley, Sam Brownback, Rick Perry, et al?

Here in the Socialist People's Republik of Connecticut, the 'RATs have been eagerly setting up the exchanges in gleeful preparation for ObamaCare. I will NOT live under ObamaCare under any circumstances. If we have to move to a Red State, so be it.

34 posted on 11/10/2012 3:25:22 PM PST by nutmeg
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To: ilovesarah2012

With the horrors on the way with a dying economy and Obamacareless, I think Gov. Scott will be just fine. In fact, I’m going to go out on a limb and say another 2010 is on the way.


35 posted on 11/10/2012 3:30:06 PM PST by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Poll: Scott Approval Rating Falls To 31% June 9, 2012

The issue that is defining Scott currently is his push to purge the voter rolls of what he calls “non-citizens.” Half of all Floridians surveyed disapproved of Scott’s plan to purge the voter rolls.

This country and the remaining patriots that reside in it are so screwed.

37 posted on 11/10/2012 3:59:27 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: NKStarr

The health law mandates that states set up these exchanges but doesn’t give them any money to do it. If states don’t set them up, then the law says that the feds can set up a plan. But the law didn’t set up any funding for that either.


The marxist plan is to dump a tsunami of health care costs on to the states and force them to tax to pay for it.

I have no doubt they are cooking up an EO for the kenyan to sign to get around the governors.


38 posted on 11/10/2012 4:08:02 PM PST by lodi90 (Born free, won't die in chains)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“Let us not give up!!!”

Allow me to add some meat to your statement.

We now control 29 states with republican governors. That’s up from 26 when patriots sent more than 700 republican legislators to state houses in the 2010 election.

Now, take back your village councils and county boards, patriots. Elect a constitutional, pro-2nd amendment sheriff, too.


39 posted on 11/10/2012 4:52:09 PM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: SoFloFreeper
God bless Gov. Scott! Of course, the lefties are gunning for him but maybe we can keep him in office.
40 posted on 11/10/2012 4:57:27 PM PST by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: jpsb

Suffering from a touch of BDS, are we? Jeb Bush was a good governor.


41 posted on 11/10/2012 4:59:59 PM PST by livius
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To: Rome2000
Jeb stood around and let insurance companies rape Floridians after Andrew...

Jeb wasn't even governor until 7 years after Andrew. And the market WAS a mess before and after that...insurance companies didn't "rape" Floridians--they were trying to find a way to make a profit in a tough market.

Charlie Crist, the real assclown who was our governor, CHEERED when it appeared as thought State Farm was going to leave the state...which would have resulted in even higher rates for everyone.

The insurance market in Florida, I grant you, is a mess...but the solution isn't chasing away companies--like Crist did--but try and bring business back.

But to say Jeb "stood around" I think is a bit overboard.

42 posted on 11/10/2012 5:02:16 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: jpsb

Thanks for that F bomb. Stay classy.


43 posted on 11/10/2012 5:04:36 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: livius

Yes, I was here for all 8 years of Jeb’s tenure and he WAS a good governor. He would, I think, have been a better President than Dubya...and I did like Dubya.

Jeb was a bit more “executive” like, though.

I think he is doomed to never be a President, though, because of his name.

I would like to see him run for Senate someday. He’d be better than that jerkwad Bill Nelson.


44 posted on 11/10/2012 5:07:16 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: The Great RJ

If a state does not have an exchange, the mandate does not apply for the employer or individual. The federal exchanges have no mandatory funding mechanism. Resist we much.


45 posted on 11/10/2012 5:10:44 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Jeb would have been a lot better than Dubya because he was more aggressive and more commanding but at the same time warmer, and I doubt he would have let the press get away with trashing him, as his brother did. But so many people on the right have drunk the media koolaid and hate GW Bush (and by extension, anybody in his family) that I don’t think Jeb has any chance in the future.

I can’t believe that Nelson won! Connie Mack was a good candidate and would have been a great senator.


46 posted on 11/10/2012 5:15:04 PM PST by livius
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To: GraniteStateConservative

You’re right ! This whole election was about free stuff. Rush reported on Friday that in Mexico they were running adds in spanish explaing how to get food stamps when you come to the USA. NO wonder they got the Hispanic vote!


47 posted on 11/10/2012 5:33:00 PM PST by xanny
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To: SoFloFreeper

It is amazing to think that Bobo’s legacy will be healthcare rationing; and even more amazing that he truly believes that’s a legacy worth having.


48 posted on 11/10/2012 5:33:19 PM PST by StAnDeliver (Own It.)
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To: livius

Not the one we knew.


49 posted on 11/10/2012 5:53:05 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: grumpygresh

bump for good info. I hope you’re accurate with that statement! :)


50 posted on 11/10/2012 7:26:49 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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