Nov 4, 201503:59 PMBlaska's Bring It!
with David Blaska
Obamacare makes the case for limited government
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Obamacare is the death of progressivism
It’s called “over reach” and the Law of Unintended Consequences. As a prime example, is there any doubt that Obamacare — that incredible government meddling with thousands of individual decisions — is destroying the Democrat(ic) brand?
Yes, I watched Rachel Maddow last night, mainly to see how she handled the surprise victory of Republican Matt Bevin for governor of Kentucky, replacing a Democrat whose party has controlled state government since forever. Tom Brokaw said it had national repercussions because Bevin promised to roll back Obamacare. Rachel sputtered that, golly gee, more people were covered. Brokaw countered that costs keep going up (10 to 11% according to CNBC) and the program is unpopular. (The RealClear average of polls says Obamacare is upside down by nine points.)
When Obamacare was enacted there were 60 Democrats in the Senate (counting independents like Bernie Sanders). Today, there are 14 fewer Senate Democrats. They had 257 members the House in 2009–10. Today they are outnumbered 247–188, which marks the Republicans’ biggest advantage since 1929. The Kentucky election gives Republicans 33 governorships, up 12 since Obama’s inauguration.
Quote #3: “Thank You, CNBC for giving millions of Americans front-row seats to the press bias against Republicans.” — William McGurn in the Wall Street Journal. One more example of the people turning their backs on the “experts.”
You want experts? The global climate change science is settled! Oh wait … Antarctica is gaining ice, not losing it, NASA says. Oh dear!
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