By The Right Scoop


Mark Levin explains how the states, run by Republican governors and in coordination with the Republican House, can gut a big part of Obamacare during Obama’s second term. And this isn’t some pipe dream he’s talking about, but a real possibility, perhaps even likely:

If enough governors say ‘no’ to expanding Medicaid in these state exchanges because they know eventually it will break their banks at the state level…and the House of Representatives controlled by the Republicans say ‘no, we’re not going to spend hundreds of billions more for these federal exchanges to massively expand Medicaid which already takes up almost 50% of the redistribution of wealth, that is all federal transfers…then a big part of Obamacare will have been gutted.

He explains further below:

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  • Orangeone

    This inquiring mind would like to know how much of the Medicaid budget is spent (1) on poor Americans ; (2) on illegals living in the US ; (3) on illegals living in countries other than the US ; (4) on things other than medical examinations, tests, treatments and NECESSARY prescription medications.

    Every day I see advertising for insulin pens. They are 10 times the cost of an insulin vial. Plus Medicaid pays shipping charges! And they get “free” cookbooks. Basic insulin should be covered and that’s it! Go to the pharmacy to pick it up, no taxpayer funded shipping. That will save billions right there.

    • DebbyX

      Not a chance of that happening. Along with your insulin pen you also get an obamaphone, compliments of the taxpayers. Heck, ya gotta be able to call up and order more insulin pens, now don’t you?

      Silly rabbit :)

      • Orangeone

        Thank ya ma’am.  I know my questions will go unanswered, that’s why the gov’t needs to be abolished and run by those that successfully run private enterprise.

    • Alborn

      I think you are confusing Medicare with Medicaid. Medicaid is a match program with feds for the poor. The feds give so much money and the states have to match that amount and meet the medical needs of their poor. Medicare is a 100% federal program for those over 65 or totally disabled or on dialysis. The ads are for medicare enrollees.

      • Orangeone

        I am not mixing them at all. The same “care” for Medicare patients is offered to Medicare patients, they are simply in different classes with different pots of funds. Maybe in your state the adds are only Medicare, not MN.  It’s in the small print on the screen.  MN is the welfare state of the country and EVERYTHING is offered to them at the cost of taxpayers.

        • Alborn

          I guess we need to move from the Southeast to MN. There are a number of limits on medicaid patients here and many physicians will not even take medicaid patients.

          • Orangeone

            We don’t need any more welfare people in MN. We are one of the highest taxed states as it is with a Dem gov’t that promises to raise them even higher.  Our doctors are not accepting Medicaid or Medicare patients. Even the Mayo Clinic has said “take a hike”!

    • Rshill7

      “Muslims get an exemption that is denied Christians and Jews. Since Islam believes insurance is haraam (forbidden) and likens insurance to gambling, the religion is excluded from requirements, mandates, or penalties set forth in the bill. Others who fall into this category are the Amish, American Indians, and Christian Scientists. Although the U.S. Constitution grants all Americans equal protection of the law, some Americans are more equal than others.” (PJ Media)

      But they’ll sure as heck be covered under it right? Maybe they’ll just have the same coverage they have now, where they go to the emergency room and can’t by law be turned down for care.

      In our county we have a nice clinic that charges folks by sliding scale according to income. I go there too and slide some income their way.

      • Orangeone

        Perhaps we should form a new religion “Scoop Scientists” and file for our exemption from ObamaCare, taxes, etc. What do you say Scoop?

        • sDee

          oh they’ve got that covered. Section 1501 also says ……….

          “provided that sect….. “it is the practice, and has been for a period of time which he deems to be substantial, for members of such sect or division thereof to make provision for their dependent members which in his or her judgment is reasonable in view of their general level of living, and such sect or division thereof has been in existence at all times since December 31, 1950.”

  • Philo Beddoe

    I’m in Illinois. Gee, what do you think the demunist’s will do here

    • Nukeman60

      Raise all taxes again. And then create a committee to investigate why all people and businesses are leaving the state. What they should do is split Chicago off from the rest of the state.

  • notebene

    My idiot governor, Rick Scott, Florida, caved like a coward the day after the election! Way to go to those in states whose governors are true conservatives instead of cowardly RINOS!

  • Orangeone

    Mark, the federal share of the approving states also has to be funded. Boehner needs to shut off 100% of everything until the Bush tax credits are permanently passed.

  • conservativenews

    This is going to take a lot of effort and time, but I’m thankful for it.

  • DuraMater

    I’ve been saying the same thing all along. I’m pleading with Florida Gov. Rick Scott to tell HHS, “Thanks but no thanks.” He was able to do this regarding the rapid rail system though he was under tremendous pressure to cave on that boondoggle. I’m not so sure about this issue. Very concerned down here.

    • StandProudNow

      Same here!

  • SKL53

    Thank heaven for our REPUBLICAN GOVERNORS!!!!!!!!!!!! They deserve a standing ovation!!!! Makes you wonder if Obama won these states legitimately! I DOUBT IT!!! Let’s look at Michigan…Romney probably took the state but corruption TOOK OVER!!!

  • deeme

    While we talk about Republicans being blamed for taxes being raised on the middle class,If they don’t agree, while we watch their propaganda clips of how much they “care” about the middle class..we fail to point out the biggest tax increase on the Middle Class will be Obamacare..while the unions cry about right to work being planned behind closed doors without a vote from the people..let’s remember how Obamacare came about without one vote from a Republican..I like this idea Mr. Levin and hope they are listening to you..We have to get smart..and soon..

    • Orangeone

      And ObamaCare was passed without ANY transparency to the people

      • deeme

        You got that right , heck they didn’t even read it…

  • SKL53

    OBAMA is NOT the TRUE WINNER!!!! If anyone did any sort of INVESTIGATION of the voting booths in the SWING STATES or EARLY VOTING or PEOPLE who did NOT SHOW I.D. you would find a ROMNEY WIN!!! Corruption WON!

    • havetoask

      And what exactly is the difference between corruption and Obama ? :)

    • deeme

      I so agree with this..somehow the minority , not the majority is in charge, how do you think that happened..?? The signers of the Constitution warned of what would happen when corrupt people were in charge..and it is supposed to be against our Constitution for votes to be bought..

  • Susanna958

    This is what I’ve been saying. If the country is going to survive, it will be because of the Governors joining forces.

  • conservative58

    Tennessee won’t help the federal government establish a vital component of President Barack Obama’s health care reform law, Gov. Bill Haslam (R) said Monday.

    Thank you Gov. Haslam!
    Way to go Tennessee!

  • sDee

    The states are the last line of defense.

    The Senate was to represent States. We need to join forces and repeal the 17th Amendment – the most devastating broadside blow the Progressives landed on freedom, liberty and and state sovereignty. In the case of Obamacare, red states could have recalled their senators voting for it, if not for the 17th Amendment.

  • sDee

    Outgoing NC Governor Perdue crawled out of Obama’s underwear long enough to announce she would set up a shared exchange with the Feds.

    Republican Governor-elect McCrory can change that, but he is dodging the issue.

    “I have a bias toward wanting to do it in the state, having a state-run program,” McCrory said. “I’m not willing to accept a program that’s state-run in name only and it’s really being controlled by the federal government. If the federal government has got our hands tied on a state-run program, then we might as well hand it over to the federal government and not create our own bureaucracy in the state.”

    McCrory likes government spending and programs. We will soon see his true colors.

  • Diogenes_wy

    Obamacare isn’t the only thing about this administration that needs to be gutted.

  • PhillyCon

    I was pleasantly surprised that our Governor declined to set up the exchange. It’s just a hunch, but I think when Christie declined to do so … that allowed everyone else (Gov’s) to follow suit.

    We are mostly a blue state on the national level, but Harrisburg (legislative and executive) is controlled by the Republicans.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1574318838 Kate Collins

    I sure hope he is right!

  • Nukeman60

    This is exactly why it didn’t make much sense when Boehner declared that ObamaCare was the law of the land. Many people are still fighting it. The Governors are trying to stick together, but Obama is trying to punish these states that refuse to play the ObamaCare game. And it seems that he is getting help from his lackey, Boehner.

    Boehner should not be reelected to the Speakership. There should be enough members to prevent that after what Boehner is showing as a weak hand in the ‘fiscal cliff’ negotiations and a purge of the Conservative members from many Committees.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GDJGRV2MMCB6P2ZYTUZW6BHFVA Richard

    ObamaScare is all about redistribution of wealth. It’s free health care for Obama core supporters paid for by the responsible citizens. Obama wants more individuals pushed into Medicaid to increase his support to 2/3 of the population.

  • sDee

    Here is something we should all be concerned about: A woman noted this in a hospital privacy policy she was required to sign….

    the treating medical facility may disclose your health information to federal officials “in order to protect the President, other officials or foreign heads of state.”</b?

    http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/51564

  • Sober_Thinking

    I like this proposal. The only flaw in it is that part of it’s success is based on how much of a backbone John Boehner has.

    It would be nice to see this happen.