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The Art of The Heel

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After seven years of symbolic votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act that never had a chance of passing, and campaigning to repeal Obamacare by taking advantage of their constituents’ gullibility in poisoning anything “Obama,” (many of them not cognizant of the fact that the ACA and Obamacare are the same thing), the Republicans finally became the dog who caught the car.
The shit sandwich of a bill they came up with is the American Health Care Act. It is a tax cut for the wealthy wrapped up in a thin veil of what they claim to be a new and improved health care plan (if by “health care plan” they mean the availability to purchase a worthless insurance policy that doesn’t cover anything) for the American people.
Remember the not too distant past, when Republican leadership railed against the ACA being rammed down peoples’ throats under the cover of night, with no chance to read the bill, when in actuality there were 15 months of debates and over 160 Republican sponsored amendments f…