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House Votes To Defund Obamacare

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    More than half the states are challenging this law as being unconstitutional, a judge has ruled the law is unconstitutional don't spend a dime until it is determined if the law is constitutional. These lawsuits by the states should be fast tracked to the USSC.
     
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    This is going to get interesting. The Senate is going to try to remove these items from the spending bill. But then it hits committee. No way either side backs down but if the Senate does, the President has vowed a veto. So no spending bill. Then both sides point fingers at each other as to who is responsible for the "shutdown" of the Federal govt.
     
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    Okay, now it looks like the "savings" are offset by costs in other areas. So:

     
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    No wonder they don't read this stuff.

    The net savings (i.e. costs that are avoided) are actually $1 trillion:

    Those savings are offset by costs (assumed savings that are removed) in the form of Medicare and Social Security cuts. I have a bridge to sell anyone who believes that the Medicare cuts will not be adjusted by ongoing "doctor fixes" (as they were in 2010). The "doctor fix" was not built into the assumptions for the original scoring.

    Further costs from eliminating projected additional revenues:

     

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