How The GOP Could Spend $50 Million vs. Repealing Obamacare

I wonder if Republicans realize that the fifty million dollars they just spent trying to repeal Obamacare is equal to how much it costs to provide food stamp benefits to more than 31000 people for a full year? Or if they realize that the fifty million is also equal to more than 3000 Americans collecting unemployment benefits for a full year. Or if they realize that fifty million could have been used to send more than 6000 students to a public college for four years for free. Most likely no - they don't realize it because right after voting to repeal Obamacare for the 33rd time - they went ahead and wasted even more taxpayer money talking about golf. The second Democrats want to spend more money to help Americans - Republicans say no way. So maybe if we speak in their terms - if we tell them how that fifty million could have been better spent on things they care about - then they can really understand how much money they just wasted on their Obamacare crusade. For example - fifty million dollars could have bought ten new Mitt Romney McMansions - each complete with its own $55000 car elevator. Or - it could have purchased more than 33000 semi-automatic rifles for Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Southern border goon squad. It could have funded 80 more hours of witch hunts - 80 hours of Congressional hearings into Fast and Furious - or Planned Parenthood - or Islamophobia. Or it could have funded 416000 rounds of golf at St. Andrews - where the annual Congressional Golf Tournament can ...

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