close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

FL will not implement Obamacare. Gutsy, Baby!

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by ModGlock17, Jul 1, 2012.


  1. ModGlock17

    ModGlock17
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2010
    3,805
    798
    Location:
    DisneyWorld
    "Governor Scott: Florida Will Not Implement Insurance Exchanges or Expand Medicare.

    Florida, the state the led the fight against President Obama's health care law, will not comply with the Supreme Court opinion."


    That's one gutsy move by the FL Governor.

    FL is a swing state. What will the Feds do? Send in the FBI? Have Kathleen S. take over? Imagine the stink that will make. I think this is a good chess move. Time will tell.

    Will other states follow ? Selective secession from the Union of Obamacare.

    Should Obamacare get repealed, FL saves money that would have been spent on Obamacare implementation.
     

    Wanna kill these ads? We can help!
  2. Mister_Beefy

    Mister_Beefy
    Expand Collapse
    Legal & Proper

    Joined:
    Apr 19, 2011
    2,422
    0
    the beltway needs to be reminded that the power rests with the people, not them.
     

  3. ModGlock17

    ModGlock17
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2010
    3,805
    798
    Location:
    DisneyWorld
    The power behind this presidency (Obama, Holder, Axelrod boys) is in over their heads. Many Master level chess players will deal them moves that lay traps everywhere.
     
  4. Ruble Noon

    Ruble Noon
    Expand Collapse
    "Cracker"

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2009
    11,018
    2
  5. hogship

    hogship
    Expand Collapse
    It's MY Island

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2004
    11,744
    1,434
    Location:
    Northwest territory, pardner!
    Man, I hope so.......we NEED representation! .....and, that takes guts......and, that is somthing that has been absent as of late, except from a very few! :steamed:

    ooc
     
  6. Guss

    Guss
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2010
    3,772
    160
    Location:
    Tampa
    Gov. Scott's popularity is so low that even minor opponents poll well against him. Politically, he's a dead man walking. He'll be remembered with the same level of sentiment as "W".
     
  7. hogship

    hogship
    Expand Collapse
    It's MY Island

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2004
    11,744
    1,434
    Location:
    Northwest territory, pardner!
    I wouldn't care what his popularity level is........I'll applaud anyone who will now do the right thing, stand up on principle........and, the COTUS. :supergrin:

    ooc
     
    #7 hogship, Jul 1, 2012
    Last edited: Jul 1, 2012
  8. Jerry

    Jerry
    Expand Collapse
    Staff Member Moderator Millennium Member

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 1998
    4,116
    0
    Location:
    Louisiana
    I'm surprised Arizona's governor hasn't thrown her gauntlet down yet. Or did I just miss it?
     
    #8 Jerry, Jul 1, 2012
    Last edited: Jul 1, 2012
  9. Guss

    Guss
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2010
    3,772
    160
    Location:
    Tampa
    Not having the exchange just means that instead of having a choice, citizens will default to the government plan. But we'll have dumped Scott before the plan is fully implemented.
     
  10. ModGlock17

    ModGlock17
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2010
    3,805
    798
    Location:
    DisneyWorld
    I would like to see people who are called to LEAD, do LEAD at any personal expense including popularity.

    As for popularity, it comes and goes. You know that. If you count on it, you'd be out of pocket sooner or later. But leadership skills never go away.

    As for "dead man walking", they are the most dangerous to the opposition, don't they ?

    Dead man walking has nothing to lose. An incumbent president has everything to lose.

    I support this dead man walking from the Great state of FL.
     
  11. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds
    Expand Collapse
    Tewwowist

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2008
    50,430
    3,012
    Location:
    Houston
    Get in line
     
  12. cowboy1964

    cowboy1964
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2009
    18,773
    1,296
    Location:
    U.S.A.
    The feds can just withhold highway money, Medicaid money, whatever.

    This is going to be interesting.
     
  13. Guss

    Guss
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2010
    3,772
    160
    Location:
    Tampa
    Can governors just do that on their own? What if their legislators choose a different path?
     
  14. jeanderson

    jeanderson
    Expand Collapse
    Toga!... Toga!
    Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2012
    4,876
    2,150
    Location:
    A planet with no sign of intelligent life
    If the federal government gets out of control and tramples on too many peoples' lives, it's time for states to rise up and secede. This is a good sign. I'm sure Texas will follow.

    States, and their citizens, need to stop thinking of the federal government as the source of revenue and more as the source of their problems.
     
  15. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds
    Expand Collapse
    Tewwowist

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2008
    50,430
    3,012
    Location:
    Houston
    Actually, didn't Roberts' convoluted opinion say just the opposite?
     
  16. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds
    Expand Collapse
    Tewwowist

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2008
    50,430
    3,012
    Location:
    Houston
    Depends upon each state's constitution but in most if not every state, the governor is the executive charged with enforcing the law -- or not, and he can veto any legislative action.

    I for one hope this groundswell grows and it forces another court challenge......maybe even a Constitutional crisis.
     
  17. HexHead

    HexHead
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Jul 16, 2009
    4,815
    0
    The SCOTUS decision states they cannot withhold Medicaid money for non-compliance. That was the part ruled unconstitutional by Roberts, Breyer and Kagan.
     
    #17 HexHead, Jul 2, 2012
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2012
  18. G29Reload

    G29Reload
    Expand Collapse
    Tread Lightly

    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2009
    13,286
    360
    Ft. Sumpter comes to mind.

    I see now why the Civil War was fought.
     
  19. VC-Racing

    VC-Racing
    Expand Collapse
    General Flunky

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2008
    2,824
    122
    Location:
    S.Fork of The Edisto River, SC
    South Carolina has already told Them to pound sand also.....

    Outdoor Hub mobile, the outdoor information engine
     
    #19 VC-Racing, Jul 2, 2012
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2012
  20. kirgi08

    kirgi08
    Expand Collapse
    Southern Rogue.
    Silver Member

    Joined:
    Jun 4, 2007
    33,558
    2,706
    Location:
    Acme proving grounds.
    States using their rights and telling the fed ta pound sand will do little.Actions will dictate the course.'08.
     
Loading...
Similar Threads Forum Date
ObamaCare "features" which will not be delayed... Political Issues Feb 14, 2014
Rick Perry: Texas Not To Implement Obamacare The Okie Corral Nov 11, 2012
Rick Perry: Texas Not To Implement Obamacare Political Issues Nov 11, 2012
Rick Perry: Texas Will Not Be Implenting ObamaCare Political Issues Jul 9, 2012
Gov. Bobby Jindal refuses to implement Obamacare despite SCROTUS ruling Political Issues Jun 29, 2012