Boehner on ObamaCare
Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 7:06 PM by Dave Winer.
that ObamaCare is the law of the land.
1. So there you have it -- a clear mandate from the election. Whether you knew it or not, when you voted for Obama, you were making health reform in the US a reality. But there were other mandates.
2. You were also protecting Roe v Wade, and making a more liberal Supreme Court much more likely.
3. Another sure thing is a tax increase for the wealthy. Taxes may go up for everyone else.
The President has a lot more chips in the upcoming negotiation than the Republicans do, because they can only pass legislation or stop new legislation. The tax increase is already law. All the President has to do is this -- nothing.
for the full story.
: "Obama and the Democrats can gain a huge source of new revenue by doing nothing at all."