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Tea Partier Has 10 Kids On Medicaid

Greg Collett, a two-time GOP legislative candidate in Canyon County, is defending enrolling his 10 children in taxpayer-funded Medicaid while he declines to buy his own insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Collett got 25 percent of the vote in the 2010 GOP Senate primary against then-Sen. John McGee and 34 percent in 2012 against Rep. Gayle Batt, R-Wilder. He is featured in an Oct. 4 NBC News story, “Health care holdouts: Uninsured but resisting,” telling the network, “I don’t think that the government should be involved in health care or health insurance”/Dan Popkey, Idaho Statesman. More here.

  • H/T: Sam

Question: Do as I say, not as I do?


Read more here: http://www.idahostatesman.com/2013/10/17/2819743/idaho-tea-party-candidate-criticized.html#storylink=cpy

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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