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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 | 1299 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? ... Read More Read 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 ... Read More Read 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 ... Read More Read 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 ... Read More Read 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 ... Read More Read 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 ... Read More Read 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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