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Arkansas House votes down compromise Medicaid plan

Posted: February 18, 2014 - 3:55pm

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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fdsjfsdjfsda543543543 02/20/14 - 09:02 am
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Republicans are a sorry bunch

Republicans are a sorry bunch of poor people haters. Every single one of them who voted against this bill deserves to have his face spat in and his (very small) testicles given a swift kick.

conwaygerl
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conwaygerl 02/20/14 - 09:50 am
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wow

And you say that I need a mental health check?

Look in the mirror.

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fdsjfsdjfsda543543543 02/20/14 - 11:08 pm
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Yes I did and yes you do.

Yes I did and yes you do. Are you by any chance against abortion, gay people, or sex education?

InsGuru
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InsGuru 02/20/14 - 11:23 am
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What about

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

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fdsjfsdjfsda543543543 02/20/14 - 11:05 pm
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Yes, double kick!

Yes, double kick!

Igor Rabinowitz
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Igor Rabinowitz 02/20/14 - 09:29 am
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the poors

They must be punished.

ARVoiceofLogic
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ARVoiceofLogic 02/20/14 - 10:51 am
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Republican God

Doesn't care about the poor.

conwaygerl
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conwaygerl 02/20/14 - 03:23 pm
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and

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

ARVoiceofLogic
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ARVoiceofLogic 02/20/14 - 03:29 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 - 04:37 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.

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