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  •  Perry and GOP governor friends recalcitrance may (3+ / 0-)
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    tardis10, suesue, Leap Year

    be latest effort to get the ACA to fail.WaPo article suggests having Feds do more work for states could overload it.

       "Experts say the federal government has an interest in persuading as many states as posible to agree, at minimum, to a partnership. That's because the aspects that the states would handle are labor intensive and customized to each state-making them more difficult for federal authorities to deal with. These tasks include deciding which health plans can be sold on the exvhanges and monitoring plans' compliance, as well as providing outreach and assistance to customers.
       The latter will require setting up large call centers and walk-in offices, with staff members trained in the minutiae of insurance regulation."

    "A young man who wishes to remain a sound Atheist cannot be too careful of his reading. There are traps everywhere ". C. S. Lewis

    by TofG on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 03:59:46 PM PST

    •  Hm. I was thinking the opposite. These bagger fuck (1+ / 0-)
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      Decide they aren't doing dick. Feds set up exchanges. Suddenly people in red states have affordable health insurance. Makes it harder for nutters to scream about socialism or government takeovers or death panels when you can get a physical for the first time in 30 decades.  This could backfire on stubborn GOP ers.

      For the record, I am not a member of Courtesy Kos. Just so you know. Don't be stupid. It's election season. My patience is short.

      by mdmslle on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 04:23:18 PM PST

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