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Arkansas House votes down compromise Medicaid plan

Posted: February 18, 2014 - 2:55pm

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Legislation to continue Arkansas' compromise Medicaid expansion has failed in the state House.

The plan would have reauthorized funding for the funding for the "private option" that was approved last year as an alternative to expanding Medicaid's enrollment under the federal health law. The measure fell five votes shy of the 75 needed for passage in the 100-member House.

Under the private option, Arkansas is using federal Medicaid funds to purchase private insurance for thousands of low-income residents.

Supporters of the measure are expected to try again. House Speaker Davy Carter has said he would try multiple times if the funding measure failed.

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conwaygerl
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conwaygerl 02/20/14 - 08:50 am
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wow

And you say that I need a mental health check?

Look in the mirror.

InsGuru
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InsGuru 02/20/14 - 10:23 am
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What about

any Democraps who voted against it? Do they get the kick too?

Igor Rabinowitz
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Igor Rabinowitz 02/20/14 - 08:29 am
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the poors

They must be punished.

ARVoiceofLogic
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ARVoiceofLogic 02/20/14 - 09:51 am
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Republican God

Doesn't care about the poor.

conwaygerl
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conwaygerl 02/20/14 - 02:23 pm
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and

something called "Democrat god" is ok with aborting children?

ARVoiceofLogic
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ARVoiceofLogic 02/20/14 - 02:29 pm
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Oh most definitely

We do it so efficiently when we are given the guns that Republican god loves and blesses.

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lachowsj 02/20/14 - 03:37 pm
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Conwaygerl, we get it

Is there any discussion about any subject that you won't throw an abortion comment into?

We get it. You don't like abortions. You are all for smaller government except when you need to decide what someone else does with their body.

ARVoiceofLogic
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ARVoiceofLogic 02/20/14 - 03:51 pm
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It's the new

Godwin's law when debating a republican.

crypted quill
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crypted quill 02/20/14 - 09:04 am
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Thank the 'Unholy

Thank the 'Unholy Trinity...Koch Brothers, ALEC, and the NRA' the war on the poor continues,

"Republicans would deny unemployment benefits, reduce food stamps, dissolve labor unions, allow the minimum wage to become ever-more valueless (unchanged—unchanged despite continuing inflation), constrict Medicare and Medicaid, Social Security . . . also slash anything else not contributing directly to the wealthy class."

Right-Wing spiritual agents of social justice -- HA!

Wait!

God wants to help you, he is not punishing you. Satan is the source of your troubles, poor people just make bad decisions.

The true-believer syndrome, “Obamacare doesn’t work. It just doesn’t work,”

"...they’re part of a massive, 18.5 million ad buy over five months, funded by the Koch brothers through Americans for Prosperity."

http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/more-koch-ads-hit-dems-obamacare

InsGuru
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InsGuru 02/20/14 - 10:22 am
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Why

Are you using quotation marks but not saying who you are quoting?

"The true-believer syndrome, “Obamacare doesn’t work. It just doesn’t work,”"

The true ignorance/stupid/uneducated syndrome, "Obamacare works. It really really works." -Me

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