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Latest in reform repeal shows politicians aren't taking anything seriously

January 20, 2011
by Kevin Kolus, Editor
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On Wednesday, the House passed “H.R.2 - Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act”. Yes, that’s the actual name of the bill our elected officials drafted and voted on.

Regardless of your take on reform—something I refuse to comment on with any matter of opinion—this attempt at a repeal spotlights an unfortunate reality of our current political landscape: politicians have waning respect for the positions they should feel honored to carry out. Petty, petulant battles have been the name of the game for a good while now, and it seems that trend won’t reverse course any time soon.

To read up on the latest concerning reform repeal efforts, including a different health law being tweaked by House Republicans, read this Wall Street Journal report.

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Kevin Kolus wrote for Long-Term Living when he was an editor. He left the brand in 2012...