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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Republican governors seeking Obamacare money pretend it’s not Obamacare money
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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Abraham Lincoln once cleverly said this:

“How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.”

I’m reminded of that truism by the tendency among certain Republican governors to say the federal program from which they’re seeking health-care funds is not Obamacare. But, calling it something other than Obamacare doesn’t make it something other than Obamacare.

The story is HERE:

A variety of Republican governors have sought federal funds under Obamacare, many of them to expand Medicaid eligibility for more residents, a centerpiece of ...

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