Pres Signs ObamacareIn politics, words can be very deceiving. What really matters is the actions people take. A most recent example is this: the Republicans in Congress have been saying they would refuse to pass a budget, or even a continuing resolution to fund the government for a few months, that includes funding for the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. They have threatened to shut down the government to get their way. This all seems simple enough, but the reality is of course much different from the public pronouncements.

Take the basic premise of what the Republicans are saying about Obamacare. They claim that it will be a total disaster. As I have written in an earlier post, If they are right, then having it go into effect would be very positive for them from a political perspective. Unhappy voters will reject the Democrats who voted for the bill, helping the Republicans…

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