POSTED: Friday, November 15, 2013 - 7:08pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 12:36pm
Tyler, Texas (KETK) — 39 House Democrats voted with Republicans today to allow folks to get their insurance policy's back. Now, the president says he'll veto it.
Big deal. This is all a sideshow.
The big story to me is, let's have a gut check about the constitution.
Can the president, like a czar or king, just say, "This is what we are going to do."
No, only Congress can make law.
What Obama wants is to let Democrats "red states" off the hook for the next election. He's trying to do that by letting folks go back to the insurance they liked.
But, it's not that easy.
The administration hooked insurance companies into this bad health care deal and wooed them by saying there will be 30 million new customers.
But, after the insurance companies bit, a government report still said 30 million will not have insurance.
Insurance companies, for three years, have been preparing for the big "Obamacare" rollout.
It happened and so far we have a meltdown.
As the president tells us it's all on him and he'll take the responsibility, in reality, he's deflecting the responsibility.
He's now, unconstitutionally, throwing the burning log back into the insurance industry's lap.
He's telling everyone, "After this, if you lose your plan it won't be my fault, it will be the evil insurance company's."
But, that's so unfair. He now is giving insurance companies until December 15 to reverse all the work they've done in three years to get
ready for the rollout.
That is just about logistically impossible. We're just getting started with untangling this ball of twine.
That's my point of view, what's yours?
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