In 2012, Obamacare’s Architect Agreed With ‘right-wing’ Strategy To ‘gut’ Obamacare – Forbes


The Koch Brothers Want To Scare The Obamacare Out Of You – Yahoo News

So youre essentially saying [to] your citizens youre going to pay all the taxes to help all the other states in the country. I hope that thats a blatant enough political reality that states will get their act together and realize there are billions of dollars at stake here in setting up these exchanges. But, you know, once again the politics can get ugly around this. (Emphasis added.) The video was unearthed last night by Ryan Radia of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and later highlighted by Peter Suderman of Reason. Gruber now: its nutty to assert that subsidies only flow through state-based exchanges As Peter notes, the irony is that a year later, Gruber was deriding as nutty and stupid the contention that the Affordable Care Act required subsidies to flow through state-based exchanges. Its a screwy interpretation of Obamacare, alleged Gruber in an interview with Erika Eichelberger of Mother Jones in an article published on January 24, 2013. Its nutty. Its stupidits essentially unprecedented in our democracy.
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Miller Baker, an appellate lawyer at McDermott Will & Emery in Washington. Eliminating tax credits as contemplated by the Washington ruling probably wouldn’t occur until the government exhausts its options, a process that would take at least a year, Baker said. “As a practical matter, that result will not take effect until the Supreme Court ultimately rules,” Baker said. Republicans are making the health-care law the centerpiece of their effort to wrest control of the Senate from Democrats and add to the Republican majority in the House. Anti-Obamacare Ads Twenty-seven percent of general-election television ads by Republican candidates and friendly outside groups featured an anti-Obamacare message during the week ended July 20, according to data compiled by Kantar Media’s CMAG. That reflects a pervasive animosity toward the health-care law among the Republican rank-and-file.
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Obamacare Fight Carries Risks for Republicans in 2016 Swing States – Yahoo Finance

Grim Reaper, and a virtual death panel. The ghoulish displays were created by Generation Opportunity , the Koch brothers affiliated group that also produced the controversial “Creepy Uncle Sam” ads. Tightrope walkers, acrobats, and clowns mingled with elected officials like Republican Reps. Paul Gosar of Arizona and Louie Gohmert of Texas. Here’s what it looked like: Close encounters with a congressman This actually happened to @RepGosar during a speech in front of the Capitol last night. It is not photoshopped. – Chris Moody (@moody) July 24, 2014 Rep. Gosar meets Creepy Uncle Sam Creepy Uncle Sam and @RepGosar share a moment at Generation Opportunity’s anti-Obamacare carnival: – Ben Siegel (@benyc) July 24, 2014 Activities and refreshments had an Obamacare spin, and were “rigged against young people,” said Generation Opportunity president Evan Feinberg.
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