The hits just keep coming from the “Republican” controlled legislature. Following the lead of the Louisiana House, the Senate has approved a plan to expand Medicaid if the next governor wants it. None of the candidates for governor have ruled out Medicaid expansion.
The vote was 31-8 in favor. The 8 nays were all Republicans. They were:
The rest of the “Republicans” voted for it.
The way this Medicaid expansion scam works is that it will be paid for by a hospital “bed tax.” Just like a ponzi scheme, the bed tax will be paid for by the Medicaid dollars sent from Washington. It’s a scam.
Instead of making the principled and moral arguments against Medicaid expansion, the majority of “Republicans” have decided to take the “free money.” Conservative voters need to remember this in October.