What is the Significance of the Health Care Repeal Vote?

Update:  Phyllis Schlafly has also written a good piece on the subject.

Matthew Continetti has a great article in the Weekly Standard explaining the significance of the vote to repeal Obamacare.

Something remarkable happened in Washington last week, and too few people in the media and politics appreciate it. The House of Representatives voted to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 less than a year after Congress passed it into law. What’s more, the vote for repeal (245-189) was larger than the vote for passage (219-212). We racked our brains trying to figure out the last time a major piece of legislation was repudiated by a chamber of Congress with such speed and decisiveness. The answer is 1989, when Congress repealed the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act it had passed 17 months before, and President George H.W. Bush signed the repeal.  Read More