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What Kurt Bills wants to do to Obamacare (viewer discretion advised)

Repeal is only the beginning

Kurt Bills, the Repub endorsee for the U.S. Senate from Minnesota, doesn’t just want to repeal Obama. In his latest update to supporters, here’s what he said he wanted to do to the law.

“Folded, stapled, spindled, shredded, and then incinerated. Then the ashes can be swept into the dustbin of history, where all bad ideas eventually go to die. That’s what I plan to do to the Obamacare law once I get elected to the Senate………  After I vote to repeal it.

Obamacare started as a bad idea, and then got infinitely worse once the horse-trading started in Congress. And despite the thousands of pages of written law, hundreds of thousands more have yet to be written up by the bureaucrats who will administer this travesty.

Philip Klein of The American Spectator counted 700 references in Obamacare to the secretary ‘shall,’ 200 to the secretary ‘may,’ and 139 to the secretary ‘determines.’ That secretary, by the way, is not the nice lady at the front desk, but Kathleen Sibelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services.

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That is over 1000 shalls, mays, and determines for a bureaucrat to define.

Obamacare is one of the greatest assaults on American freedoms in modern history. When the British invaded Washington in 1814, they only burned the White House, Capitol, and a few other buildings then left. 

With Obamacare, a bureaucrat will be occupying your doctor’s offices for the rest of your life; and not even have the good grace to leave after trashing the place. Unless we repeal it. Amy Klobuchar won’t; I will.

Last week’s Supreme Court decision was a travesty. I respect the Court and its decisions, but I am outraged that the Chief Justice decided to essentially rewrite the law in order to declare it constitutional. By declaring the mandate a tax, he abandoned judicial restraint and devalued the meaning of the Constitution.

But the decision does make one thing clear: not only did Amy Klobuchar vote to take away your health care freedom, she also voted for the most massive tax increase since the establishment of the income tax.”