What Democrats have done

My extreme displeasure with the Republican majority in Congress has not been kept a secret. I have long said that there is not a dime’s difference between Washington Democrats and Washington Republicans.

 

Well, now there is, and it is utterly shameful.

Regardless of whoever wants to admit it, we know that Obamacare, the piece of legislation that had to be passed so that we can learn its contents, is on its last leg. It’s fact, and we know it.

Republicans have boasted for years that Congress has passed more than 50 repeal bills, but that meant Barack Obama vetoed them. OK, he’s gone. Dust off one of the 50, pass it and send it to Donald Trump for a signature.

They have not been able to do such.

Why not?

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has been whining for months that the big bad Republicans will not include the Democrats (the group that pledged and promised to “stop Trump” and oppose everything he does and wants) in health care discussions (not that health care is one of the federal government’s enumerated powers).

Well, Mr. Schumer, on July 25, the Senate had a vote to move forward with the health care debate – public and open debate. Regrettably, not one Democrat voted to even debate the matter.

All 48 Democrats want to do nothing. They insist that Obamacare remain the law of the land. Considering that it is indeed failing, the fact that they want to keep it is cruel and inhumane to the American people.

The Democratic Party has spoken: We. Don’t. Care. Talk and more talk is their agenda.

And for the Democrats’ “new” slogan of “better ingredients, better pizza,” whatever, an absolute joke. Why does a major (allegedly) political party feel the need for a slogan? What’s wrong with supporting what’s right, opposing what’s wrong, working to make borderline matters better?

What have the Democrats done to fix what it broke by ramming Obamacare through Congress? They personally walked pizzas to those on the streets of D.C. protesting Obamacare’s repeal. And wouldn’t you know, cameras were there rolling. Amazing!

Lee Benedict

Martinez

 

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