The political right believe that if they oppose the Affordable Care Act long enough it will magically disappear. There are those who secretly support it, but don't dare say so.
The Affordable Care Act has been attacked like no other law, although it was originally proposed by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank. Billions have been spent to oppose it, much from billionaires themselves, the 1 percent crowd as we say. Every conceivable claim has been made against it. The attacks are 99 percent baloney, twisted ideas with no merit.
Sadly it's not only health care, but efforts at job creation, immigration and tax reform, energy policy, etc. -- all stopped solely to damage this administration. If you are keeping score it's American citizens: 0, Republican-led House of Representatives: 11 percent citizen approval.
Now, after the GOP's Bush-Cheney $2 trillion dollar catastrophe in blood and money, the GOP is looking to the 2014 elections. Lacking consensus or ideas, they have decided to bet the ranch on defeating the Affordable Care Act, unlikely as it is.
A majority of Americans support the Affordable Care Act or want it improved. How is it, that with trillions squandered, the U.S. finds it impossible to join the modern world and make health care affordable to middle class Americans? Our health care costs are more than that of other countries with no better quality and with many working families unable to afford it.
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