Cutting the Obamacare Knots

Conservatives in Congress are not buying Paul Ryan's proposed ObamaCare revisions mainly because Ryan seems have accepted, as Trump implicitly did when he promised nearly universal coverage, the idea that health care services should be provided federally. In effect, Ryan's plan is unacceptable because it accepts the unacceptable: the replacement of individual responsibility for health care by collective responsibility and so drags the nationally socialized health care camel's nose further into the tent. Last year, the same Paul Ryan said this about a full repeal bill vetoed by Obama: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Friday pledged that Congress would vote to override Obama's veto. The party lacks the two-thirds majority necessary to achieve that, however. "It's no surprise that someone named Obama vetoed a bill repealing Obamacare. But we will hold a vote to override this veto, taking this process all the way to the end under the Constitution,"...(Read Full Article)