Human Exceptionalism

Obamacare: Breaking the Financial Backs of the States

More litigation against Obamacare: Apparently the law expanded Medicaid–which is paid in part by the states.  They don’t have the money and some are suing.  From the story:

President Barack Obama faces a fight over the health-care overhaul from states that sued today because the legislation’s expansion of Medicaid imposes a fiscal strain on their cash-strapped budgets. Florida, Texas and Pennsylvania are among 14 states that filed suit after the president signed the bill over the constitutionality of the burden imposed by the legislation. The health-care overhaul will make as many as 15 million more Americans eligible for Medicaid nationwide starting in 2014 and will cost the states billions to administer.

We are becoming Greece, and our leaders don’t seem to care. But that is beyond our scope here.

One way or the other, I think the odds are fairly good that Obamacare–the current monstrosity–will not stand.  To make that happen, it should be hit from every conceivable angle: political, legal, and financial (a new Congress refusing to fund the new bureaucracies, for example). Do that, and I think in the end major portions of this law–not all of it–will fall.

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