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Section A: General News


Editorial: Was defunding ‘ObamaCare’ in Tea Party’s power?




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Thomas Sowell
November 20, 2013 | 2,087 views | 43 comments

Third parties have had an unbroken record of failure in American presidential politics. So it was refreshing to see in the Tea Party an insurgent movement, mainly of people who were not professional politicians, but who nevertheless had the good sense to see that their only chance of getting their ideals enacted into public policies was within one of the two major parties. . . .

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Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
December 4, 2013 7:51am
 
Alvin, ... a low amount of participants is a good thing??? so, the objective was not REALLY to get people on insurance was it? ... and who cares about the choppy rollout? Well, maybe the taxpayers who were ripped off to tune ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
December 4, 2013 7:29am
 
The last known location of the US Ship Obamascare was somewhere in the North Atlantic and it was encountering choppy water and reported sightings of icebergs.

 
Alvin Charmaine  
December 4, 2013 6:39am
 
Does a bumpy rollout that lasts a couple of weeks matter? Who cares how many sign up, who cares about the blip at the beginning of something that will last in perpetuity? Its just news fodder and not substantive, the rollout ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
December 3, 2013 8:03pm
 
Funding.....have the young and healthy subsidize the old and sick. Obstacles....Let the young and healthy stay on their parents policy until age 26. Institute a waiver of preconditions so the young can wait until they need ... More ›

 
BlackHorse  
Next Door  
December 3, 2013 12:19pm
 
After a fiasco of a rollout, and the dichotomy in the press. Its very hard to maintain an objective "we'll see" position.

 
Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
December 1, 2013 10:29am
 
Whoa, ya'll. To continue the feed lot metaphor, I think you are all chasing the empty bucket on this one. The question raised by Thomas Sowell's excellent article is not about rehashing Obama-scare. In case you haven’t noticed, ... More ›

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
November 30, 2013 7:56am
 
My Opinion "shallow and ignorant" are assessments of conditions. They are not 'mame calling'. And, the beauty is, they can be corrected by rational people who may be willing to listen and consider new ideas. ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
November 30, 2013 7:25am
 
My Opinion and Bob Pritts......My Opinion accuses Bob Pritts of name calling and slandering, then calls him shallow and ignorant. Interesting. :)

 
MyOpinion  
Floresville  
November 29, 2013 8:52pm
 
Bob, Seriously? I have seen enough slandering and name calling from both sides on these blogs to last a life time. I have said before - People who resort to name calling and putting labels on people will never win an argument. ... More ›

 
Ex-Tiger  
CA  
November 28, 2013 9:08am
 
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: "Look out for the Obamacare balloon. It's the one that never gets off the ground". - David Letterman

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