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Greg Anrig, The Century Foundation’s Vice-President for Programs, argues in Washington Monthly today that the victory for Obamacare may be incomplete.

Greg Anrig, The Century Foundation’s Vice-President for Programs, argues in Washington Monthly today that the victory for Obamacare may be incomplete. With so much riding on state by state exchanges, so many state governments in the hands of ideologically opposed conservative leaders and a highly complex problem, Anrig asserts, the law’s next hurdle may be the toughest and more important yet.

Read, Can the States Sabotage Obamacare?

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  •  Or can liberal states sabotage conservative states (0+ / 0-)

    It's not all bad that the leaders in setting up the exchanges are going to be states like Minnesota which actually want them to work and actually make public health a priority.  

  •  This is all kabuki anyway. (5+ / 0-)

    Too much money to be made by insurance companies and hospitals.  

    My prediction:  they will all cave.  

    My fear:  Republicans will block all funds that the administration needs to inform the American people of the implementation of this law.  

  •  They will try for sure (1+ / 0-)
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    There is no penalty for them to screw over their populace as they have been chosen by the 1% and corporate elite to strip-mine the public interest.

    Show me a GOP governor who isn't at least somewhat beholden to the vulture capitalists, and I'll show you an endangered politician (hell, this even applies to Dems govs).

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    by sacrelicious on Tue Dec 04, 2012 at 11:01:51 AM PST

  •  They will try... (0+ / 0-)

    BUT the dem's need to bring those GOP in power of those states into the light next state election.  Let people know that the "small" Government group is having the Fed's setup something that the states should be doing.  Making big government.  

    But I can see the Fed's pulling all those states together showing the savings and then pushing for single payer.

    The GOP is holding a double edge sword, and I don't think they know what to do with it.  You can only run so long on autopilot before you have to turn it off and land.

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