So my grandson came home from high school, and said, “Why do the Democrats want to keep Obamacare? I think that they should scrap that and take up support for the Affordable Care Act instead.”

This seems to be the problem.

People don’t question the news they receive. Instead, they listen to a few sound bites (that they like) and regurgitate them to friends, relatives, etc.

How many people are like my grandson, who think that Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act are different?

Because one has the name of the president and the other does not, people are for one and against the other.

Was it true that P.T. Barnum said that you can fool all of the people some of the time, some of the people all of the time, but you can’t fool all the people all of the time?

Either name you wish to use, it is the law. It will not ever be repealed in its entirety.

It will be changed when sane, intelligent and sober politicians agree on changes, and that debate and strategy change does not now need to occur.

Holding it up now affects too many, and petty partisan politics should step aside and emotional outrage be left in the toilet where it belongs.

Fred Owens

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