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Capitulation on ACA

The recent remarks of capitulation from Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers with regard to her lack of willingness to repeal Obamacare make it clear that her current term must be her last. Her latest remarks only solidify the fact that she does not possess the desire or ability to fight to repeal Obamacare, and fulfill her oath to support and defend the Constitution and our way of life.

When the U.S. Supreme Court decided that Obamacare was constitutional, the congresswoman said she respected the court’s ruling, and wanted her constituents to respect the decision as well. And now McMorris Rodgers has confessed again that she is willing to accept Obamacare as settled law; clearly a minority position.

Yes, the congresswoman safely and ineffectively voted over 40 times to repeal Obamacare. But isn’t the definition of insanity, doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results? Sadly, President Barack Obama has made more changes to Obamacare, unilaterally and unconstitutionally, than the entire Republican Party.

Doug Belcher

Spokane


 

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