Avik Roy Tells GOP To Lie Back, Spread Its Legs, and Enjoy It
Bill Quick

Are ‘Repeal and Replace’ and ‘Reform’ for Obamacare Interchangeable? | National Review Online

Remember also that any replace plan will require the consent of 60 members of the United States Senate (as would any other type of reform).

No.  It would (could) require precisely as many votes as are now needed in the Senate to advice and consent to certain Presidential appointments – 51.

But that would require a GOP willing to fight as hard and tough as the Democrats, so Roy is probably right.  Even though his advice will consign the GOP to permanent second-class status, but many of them seem perfectly okay with that.

BTW, is say everything you need to know that the likes of Avik Roy are more than welcome at NRO, but John Derbyshire, Mark Steyn, and Mark Levin are not.

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I am a small-l libertarian. My primary concern is to increase individual liberty as much as possible in the face of statist efforts to restrict it from both the right and the left. If I had to sum up my beliefs as concisely as possible, I would say, "Stay out of my wallet and my bedroom," "your liberty stops at my nose," and "don't tread on me." I will believe that things are taking a turn for the better in America when married gays are able to, and do, maintain large arsenals of automatic weapons, and tax collectors are, and do, not.

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