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Updated: November 18, 2013 7:22AM



Republicans follow
their principles

Thank you, JoAnn Ailes, for focusing attention on Republican opposition to Obamacare. You have dismissed their arguments as “outlandish”… “to appease …puppet masters”… “out of hatred for Obama”…“lies they plan on spreading”… “because of greed”… “a Republican game”…”hell-bent on making this not work”…”won’t do anything but lie about the programs” and “evil politicians.”

Sorry, JoAnn, but your angry rhetoric should be aimed at your own foot. The first groups to receive exemptions from Obamacare were Obama supporters, then several Democrat-dominated unions opted out. Democratic politicians such as Sen. Max Baucus have expressed fear that it is a train wreck waiting to happen. Congress got an exemption, but we the people must submit!

Obamacare was passed with the help of bribery, misrepresentation, and failure to read the bill before voting on it. Now that it is law, with many provisions to take effect in 2014, Obama himself decided not to obey the law. He postponed the unpopular employer mandate until 2015. That, of course, is after the 2014 elections. Now that’s political!

Republican politicians are just doing what they’re supposed to under our system of government — being the “loyal opposition.” That’s keeping them busy because much of Obama’s agenda will damage America beyond repair.

Martin Henrichs

Valparaiso



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