Madison wrote:The bill of course can still be killed. A decent article about it:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/csm/20100406/ts_csm/292228What sustained Social Security and Medicare through the years was that they came to be viewed as broad entitlements that helped the middle class as well as the poor.
"Even conservatives who had ideological concerns about these bills couldn't oppose them because they developed such strong middle-class constituencies," says Professor Patashnik. "It's not clear this law will develop a similar level of support."
Nice way of saying the middle class knows it cannot afford this bill and will elect officials that oppose it and will kill it."The American people aren't going to take this lying down. The ink isn't even dry and there's a grass-roots revolt over this bill," he added, referring to two states that have voted to reject mandates in the law and 37 others considering such measures or court challenges.
39 out of 50 states... and counting... are officially against this bill.
Nice, only need 4-6 more to reach that 86-90% range that I mentioned above. Also, the state I live in, one of the poorest, is suing.