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Gov. Perry: States can handle health care without the feds

Gov. Perry: States can handle health care without the feds

POSTED: Monday, November 8, 2010 - 4:15am

UPDATED: Monday, November 8, 2010 - 11:03am

WASHINGTON (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry says the federal government must reduce spending, and as part of that, he'd like it to leave health care up to the states.

Perry spoke Sunday morning on CNN's "State of the Nation."

He says that while people say initially that everyone should have health care coverage, they reconsider that position once they realize how much it will cost.

Perry also says governors like himself and Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty have good ideas for providing health care for their states' residents and each state should be able to come up with its own plan instead of a one-size-fits-all federal program.

Perry says states would be able to afford health care too if they kept more of the tax money that now goes to the federal government.

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Anything, ANYTHING!,would be better than the enslavement embodied in the odumbo-nocare-deathpanels act!!
That any democrat voted for this monstrosity is evidence of the absolute stupidity and rot that now embodies the democrat party!
May the festering pus pocket of traitors that would make slaves of all of us slink off and disappear forever!!

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