States fight back against Trump’s anti-Obamacare executive order

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One such state is my home state of New Mexico. And that’s considering New Mexico, despite having a Democratic legislature, has had a Republican governor for nearly 7 years now.

It’s funny how the Orange President had to resort to a backhanded EO in order to gut some of the key provisions of the ACA when he failed time and again to get rid of it via Congress, even with the help of Mitch McConnell as his Senatorial attack dog, even with a unified Republican government and Paul Ryan’s post election claim to a mandate.

This president’s scorched earth approach to the ACA in the wake of his failure to repeal and replace it, followed by the jump in premiums for the middle class (ironically many people who voted for the guy) that will transpire if the efforts to fight him on this are unsuccessful, has shown us just how…

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Conservatives are hypocrites on Calexit

The latest from Kapitalist Kitty

Kapitalist Kitty

It’s just that simple. Brexit was the conservatives’ big love child across the pond, yet the concept of California seceding the Union was laughed at and dismissed by conservatives this side of the Atlantic.

Now some of the more clever conservatives have said that they would favour a California secession because the country would then lose 55 electoral (blue) votes and a “liberal” state that in their opinion doesn’t reflect the overall attitude of the nation. This is even though the country leans centre left on many of the most important issues, including healthcare and foreign policy.

That’s a large part of why I don’t like the idea of California breaking off (won’t happen anyway); they actually more accurately reflect how Americans feel than any sample taken out of rural Texas does.

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