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Fri Mar 24, 2017, 05:15 PM Mar 2017

"Obamacare was passed without even one Republican vote". [View all]

For seven years, we heard that mantra.

So, what happens when the Republicans get into power?

They attempt to pass Trumpcare without even one Democratic vote. They fall into the very trap that they said was the problem with Obamacare.

Seven years.

And they learned nothing.

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k&r 100.000.000 SummerSnow Mar 2017 #1
Didn't the pubes vote like 50-something times to repeal O'Care? fleur-de-lisa Mar 2017 #2
they truly are the stupid party Fast Walker 52 Mar 2017 #4
60... coco22 Mar 2017 #13
and OF COURSE Trump is blaming the Dems for his defeat now Fast Walker 52 Mar 2017 #3
'Blaming'? Lol! Considering how unpopular Trumpcare is... WePurrsevere Mar 2017 #8
Trump is a true imbecile. Charles Bukowski Mar 2017 #9
there seem to be different takes... some were saying he was distancing himself from the GOP Fast Walker 52 Mar 2017 #11
the sad fact is if Trump truly wanted to be a hero and popular Fast Walker 52 Mar 2017 #10
I totally agree with both points. WePurrsevere Mar 2017 #12
It's even possible he might do it if he had the right advisors. But there's no way his advisors Fast Walker 52 Mar 2017 #22
We should. There are so many reasons to do it, cost being a biggy. notdarkyet Mar 2017 #17
So true. And he would use his highly touted "business sense" and sit down with insurers and LuckyLib Mar 2017 #19
So when it is their turn, they can't do what Democrats did. panader0 Mar 2017 #5
They can obstruct governance, but they can't govern. trof Mar 2017 #6
exactly... the people who hate govt actually don't know how to run it Fast Walker 52 Mar 2017 #23
And then they blame the Democrats BumRushDaShow Mar 2017 #7
Somewhat as important as those last two sentences ffr Mar 2017 #14
Hey, 45, you want to get a health care bill passed? Mr.Bill Mar 2017 #15
And for some Democrats that vote was risky. KittyWampus Mar 2017 #16
"they learned nothing" Hayduke Bomgarte Mar 2017 #18
President Obama had ACA plans organized,written, worked on for months before he even won. Sunlei Mar 2017 #20
I fuckin' love the way you think! ancianita Mar 2017 #21
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