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Repeal Obamacare bill: Michele Bachmann introduces first bill of 113th Congress
UPI ^ | 01/07/2013 | GABRIELLE LEVY

Posted on 01/07/2013 10:53:12 AM PST by SeekAndFind

The Minnesota Representative introduced a bill to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act, the first bill of the 113th Congress--but it stands almost no chance of passing.

Second verse, same as the first, apparently.

Rep. Michele Bachmann, the Tea Party darling and former presidential candidate introduced the first House bill of the 113th Congress Thursday.

Of course, the bill she introduced was to--you guessed it--repeal Obamacare in its entirety.

At noon today, I introduced the first bill of the 113th Congress to repeal Obamacare in its entirety.— Michele Bachmann (@MicheleBachmann) January 3, 2013


Even if Bachmann's bill stood a chance of becoming law (it almost certainly would not pass the Democrat-led Senate and be vetoed by President Obama), it's not even the first time House Republicans have tried to repeal the act.

Bachmann's bill, H.R. 45, "To Repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010," marks the 34th time such a bill has been introduced--to no avail--in the House.

(As a side note, Bachmann dropped out of the 2012 presidential race on Jan. 4, 2012, exactly one year ago Friday.)

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; US: Minnesota; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 113th; bachmann; bhohealthcare; deathpanels; hr45; michelebachmann; michellebachmann; minnesota; obamacare; repeal; teaparty; tedcruz; texas; zerocare

1 posted on 01/07/2013 10:53:22 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Wasnt this done before, a few times? Then how come O-care is still law?


2 posted on 01/07/2013 10:56:03 AM PST by sickoflibs (Fight like Dems, fight to win !)
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To: SeekAndFind
A bill in the House is useless with the Rat controlled Senate and OBobo.
Defund the damn thing and agencies involved, which the House can do.
3 posted on 01/07/2013 11:00:13 AM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Snort. Chortle. Guffaw.


4 posted on 01/07/2013 11:00:19 AM PST by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: sickoflibs

RE: Wasnt this done before, a few times? Then how come O-care is still law?

DOA when it reached in the Harry Reid controlled Senate. This one will suffer the same fate ( we have LESS number of Republican Senators in 2013 compared to 2012 ).


5 posted on 01/07/2013 11:00:43 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: sickoflibs

“Wasn’t this done before, a few times? Then how come O-care is still law?”

Political theater, I’m afraid. Riders on other bills that defunds bits and pieces would probably be more effective. But you can’t make a big deal out of a rider and claim Tea Party darling-hood.


6 posted on 01/07/2013 11:02:54 AM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: SeekAndFind
Hope Bachmannn runs again for President in 2016
7 posted on 01/07/2013 11:05:23 AM PST by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: SeekAndFind

Stopped reading at snarky Tea Party “darling.”


8 posted on 01/07/2013 11:05:23 AM PST by TheLawyerFormerlyKnownAsAl
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To: Gen.Blather
Political theater, I’m afraid.

Consider it a political message from the house. They are willing to overturn ObamaCare. If we are willing to elect like minded senators and president, it will be overturned.

So they are making their mark and passing the ball to us.

9 posted on 01/07/2013 11:07:04 AM PST by oldbrowser (They are marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: SeekAndFind
RE :”DOA when it reached in the Harry Reid controlled Senate. This one will suffer the same fate ( we have LESS number of Republican Senators in 2013 compared to 2012 ).”

I was being sarcastic.

The past two years this was fun (to pass these symbolic repeals) back when we all imagined it would help boot O out of the WH, and pick up House and Senates Seats.

But since none of that happened MB should trying thinking of a new idea or two, I think the needle is stuck on part of the record.

10 posted on 01/07/2013 11:08:23 AM PST by sickoflibs (Fight like Dems, fight to win !)
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To: sickoflibs

Is this before or after she helped keep John Boehner as the speaker???

Jus’ wonderin’...


11 posted on 01/07/2013 11:09:58 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale
RE :’Is this before or after she helped keep John Boehner as the speaker???”

both are about as meaningful as the other

JB was going to be Speaker again, and O_care is not being repealed anytime soon, regardless of a few votes here or there.

No one ran against him,.

12 posted on 01/07/2013 11:13:36 AM PST by sickoflibs (Fight like Dems, fight to win !)
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To: sickoflibs

ObamaCare is still law because there are enough Phony Cons who support ObamaCare....and many muti national corps. that support it

Note how none of the global corporations complain about the European and Canadian national health care systems


13 posted on 01/07/2013 11:14:38 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Fiscal Conservatives are Neither)
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To: SeminoleCounty
RE :”ObamaCare is still law because there are enough Phony Cons who support ObamaCare....and many muti national corps. that support it”

it has nothing to do with Reid and O being re-elected, thanks in part to Angle and Romney?

14 posted on 01/07/2013 11:18:33 AM PST by sickoflibs (Fight like Dems, fight to win !)
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To: SeekAndFind

And this young conservative women was chewed up by conservative on this site...SHAME! Some of you think having Obama is better than Michele Bachmann...how is that even humanly possible. Aren’t you guys a bit embarrassed how insane you were during the primaries???????


15 posted on 01/07/2013 11:21:28 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: SeminoleCounty

Let’ s be clear...Obamacare is still the law because of the current Chief Justice of the United States!


16 posted on 01/07/2013 11:21:28 AM PST by Signalman
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To: sickoflibs

Got it.


17 posted on 01/07/2013 11:23:10 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Let her do it though she should not have voted for the speaker with confidence. Wrong message, imo. If she had voted against him, I would have been more impressed with her motives. Kinda frustrating that the system they know is not set for reforms. Though, they come across as good/bad actors. Too bad, she was not tied to Rove and goes along in the end like most do.


18 posted on 01/07/2013 11:24:05 AM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt. Our nation's foundation is under attack.)
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To: SeminoleCounty
Note how none of the global corporations complain about the European and Canadian national health care systems

GM saves an estimated $800 per unit by building cars in Canada because the cost of worker health care is shifted onto the government. Lots of businesses here would like to hand it off as well, I'm sure.


19 posted on 01/07/2013 11:25:18 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SeekAndFind

I would have more faith in her intent if she hadn’t just voted to keep Boehner as Speaker. Didn’t the guy say that since ObamaCare iss the law they would fund it?


20 posted on 01/07/2013 11:27:08 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: NFHale

I heard that bachmann got Bohner to promise to let her have the first vote on this, that was around the time she decided to vote for him as Speaker again(in his office LOL) if thats what you were getting at.

But since no one ran against him....

MB needs to come up with a second idea, her first is getting old.


21 posted on 01/07/2013 11:29:05 AM PST by sickoflibs (Fight like Dems, fight to win !)
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To: napscoordinator
“And this young conservative women was chewed up by conservative on this site...SHAME! Some of you think having Obama is better than Michele Bachmann...how is that even humanly possible. Aren’t you guys a bit embarrassed how insane you were during the primaries???????”
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I won't forget the FReepers who slurped up Politico Stories castigating both Bachmann and Cain, and saying: “Yep, they're just not ready for prime time!”

Truth is, some of the folks dumping on people like Bachmann and Cain during the primaries, were most likely the same A-HOLES who didn't vote for Romney!

I blame these “Patriots” for the mess we're in now!

22 posted on 01/07/2013 11:29:05 AM PST by Artcore
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To: Democrat_media

I stopped liking Bachmann with her vote for Boehner


23 posted on 01/07/2013 11:30:03 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: SeekAndFind
Great, now keep this puppy on the back burner till some statist piece of trash like Fine-swine`s gun control measure comes up then attach this to it, or a twin of it as well as a repeal of every Obozo EO and a law mandating a "gun free zone" around every Executive, Legislative, and Judical official in the Federal Governmental system as riders.Then sit back and watch the fireworks fly!

We need to take the gloves off and start going bare-knuckles with these animated rectums.

24 posted on 01/07/2013 11:30:07 AM PST by nomad
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To: SeekAndFind

Even if Bachmann’s bill stood a chance of becoming law (it almost certainly would not pass the Democrat-led Senate and be vetoed by President Obama), it’s not even the first time House Republicans have tried to repeal the act.

Don’t you just love how these Reporters throw their own opinions into what should be a news report.

I want the facts.Not this reporters biased opinion.

Who said tha Bachmann’s bill stood no chance of passing?How the hell does he know?


25 posted on 01/07/2013 11:44:33 AM PST by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: Signalman

BTTT!


26 posted on 01/07/2013 11:44:33 AM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Commune Obama"care" violates Anti-Trust Laws, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: SeekAndFind

Obamacare is a train wreck, and Democrats in the Senate are about to be in the middle of it.

Remember, the Supreme Court invalidated the part in Obamacare dealing with the coercion of the states, through the withholding of Medicaid funds, to form the state exchanges. Now, thirty-some-odd states have either opted out, or are about to do so.

This means Obama must now set up a federal exchange, and no funds were allocated in the law for this purpose.

Since the exchanges were going to be the mechanism by which subsidies would flow to the poor to help them buy a policy, now the poor, already battered by the payroll tax increase, will scream like stuck pigs if forced to buy insurance.

Something’s got to give, and if you are a Senator up for reelection in 2014, you don’t want to go to your own “townhall”, because you will be skewered if the mandate stays in place. This is another “fiscal cliff” if you’re a Democrat, with no way to blame it on Republicans. Remember, the people who don’t have policies are quite happy without them, this bill is only popular with those who want the pre-existing conditions benefit. Everyone else, statistically, hates it.

This never was a health CARE crisis. Care is being provided, and the cure for a health care problem never was health insurance. The insurance companies are already screaming, because adverse selection was going to avoided only by them receiving premiums from a much larger base. Now this simply will not happen, so even those who can now afford policies, soon won’t be able to.

Perhaps Reid can ignore it this time, but at some point, and the clock is ticking.....the trains shall meet.


27 posted on 01/07/2013 11:45:01 AM PST by wayoverontheright
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To: sickoflibs

How about a bill that says “Any Gun Control measure the Democrats try to enact based on the current intentionally-fostered and exploited emotional circumstances RE Connecticut is D.O.A.”

I’d like to see that.


28 posted on 01/07/2013 11:51:11 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: SeekAndFind
CJ John Roberts declared that obozo care is a tax. Since by law all tax bills have to start in the House, why isn't someone up there speaking out that since it started in the senate it is UNCONSTITUTIONAL? Thus, unless or untill the Congress takes it through the legal process, it is null and void. Oh yeah, for those in DC, laws that are contray to the wishes of the power elite don't matter. Selective application and enforcement of Constitutioanl law makes clear this current US government is illegitamate and therefore must be removed.
29 posted on 01/07/2013 11:56:52 AM PST by drypowder
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Something to cover her Fiscal Cliff vote?


30 posted on 01/07/2013 12:07:12 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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Them Representatives have been busy critters in the first few days. There have been 218 House Resolutions filed according to the House Clerk’s website. The first twenty are reserved for the Speaker and the Minority Leader. For a listing go the this link and click on “House Bills” under the HOUSE Section.

http://thomas.loc.gov/home/LegislativeData.php?n=Browse


31 posted on 01/07/2013 12:09:54 PM PST by deport
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To: Artcore

LOL, still trying to attack your way out of the insane choice of that Massachusetts governor?


32 posted on 01/07/2013 12:40:54 PM PST by ansel12
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To: NFHale

Yeah, she voted for Bonehead but against the `fiscal cliff’ compromise.
“Rather than a deficit reduction plan, the Senate sent us a grow government plan. I cannot support a plan that has billions in tax increases with no meaningful cuts in spending. It’s time to solve problems rather than delay them.” Michelle Bachmann
Go figger.


33 posted on 01/07/2013 12:47:05 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: ansel12
“LOL, still trying to attack your way out of the insane choice of that Massachusetts governor?”
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Idiots like yourself gave us a second term of Obama. To help justify your stupidity, you have to make the bogus assertion that Obama and Mitt are “exactly the same thing.”

If I really told you what I thought about selfish dumb sh*ts like yourself, I surely get banned. You are no Patriot; you're selfish A-hole!

34 posted on 01/07/2013 2:16:40 PM PST by Artcore
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To: Artcore

Reading that post proves that not only are you foul mouthed, but a little insane.


35 posted on 01/07/2013 2:50:54 PM PST by ansel12
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To: napscoordinator

Some people are still insane now - not siding with their own side (MB is definitely on our side, although she might not have been 100% up to these sanits’ ideals), but find faults with everyone!
Will it kill us to be appreciative and encouraging to those who tried to do good? Send them your ideas if you don’t think they are doing it the right/effective way.

Don’t d*** them if they do and d*** them if they don’t


36 posted on 01/07/2013 3:25:55 PM PST by chrisnj
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To: SeekAndFind

I cannot properly appreciate this fine Conservatve female without some pictures!!


37 posted on 01/07/2013 4:31:08 PM PST by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: Democrat_media

If she had been a man, she would be president today!


38 posted on 01/07/2013 4:46:49 PM PST by lu shissler (an take his naiv)
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I’m pretty sure that the reason Bachmann and some of the others voted for the bone head is because they were afraid of being purged from their committee seats by Boehner. They don’t have the protection of a “secret ballot” vote.

No one else was running and if it went to someone else it most likely would have been Cantor who is neither an improvement nor worth the risk unless they could use a secret ballot or vote by acclamation. I’d rather have as many conservatives on the committees as possible than a failed try to unseat the boner.

We’re screwed anyway: Obama and his secret cadre of communist regulators, the UN and their Agenda 21 and plans to usurp our constitution with gun control and other Orwellian regulations (with a willing obama administration) and no one is looking at the central bankers for fear of violating the political correctness code.


39 posted on 01/07/2013 5:13:05 PM PST by Enough is ENOUGH (I followed the money - it led to the central bankers... the same group who founded the CFR in 1921)
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To: SgtHooper

40 posted on 01/07/2013 6:42:23 PM PST by foxfield
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To: SgtHooper

41 posted on 01/07/2013 6:53:01 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks SeekAndFind.


42 posted on 01/07/2013 8:14:16 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: wayoverontheright
Obamacare is a train wreck, and Democrats in the Senate are about to be in the middle of it.

Remember, the Supreme Court invalidated the part in Obamacare dealing with the coercion of the states, through the withholding of Medicaid funds, to form the state exchanges. Now, thirty-some-odd states have either opted out, or are about to do so.

This means Obama must now set up a federal exchange, and no funds were allocated in the law for this purpose.

Since the exchanges were going to be the mechanism by which subsidies would flow to the poor to help them buy a policy, now the poor, already battered by the payroll tax increase, will scream like stuck pigs if forced to buy insurance.

Something’s got to give, and if you are a Senator up for reelection in 2014, you don’t want to go to your own “townhall”, because you will be skewered if the mandate stays in place. This is another “fiscal cliff” if you’re a Democrat, with no way to blame it on Republicans. Remember, the people who don’t have policies are quite happy without them, this bill is only popular with those who want the pre-existing conditions benefit. Everyone else, statistically, hates it.

This never was a health CARE crisis. Care is being provided, and the cure for a health care problem never was health insurance. The insurance companies are already screaming, because adverse selection was going to avoided only by them receiving premiums from a much larger base. Now this simply will not happen, so even those who can now afford policies, soon won’t be able to.

Perhaps Reid can ignore it this time, but at some point, and the clock is ticking.....the trains shall meet.

Excellent Reality Check post. Thanks!

43 posted on 01/07/2013 8:59:30 PM PST by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: drypowder
CJ John Roberts declared that obozo care is a tax. Since by law all tax bills have to start in the House, why isn't someone up there speaking out that since it started in the senate it is UNCONSTITUTIONAL? Thus, unless or untill the Congress takes it through the legal process, it is null and void. Oh yeah, for those in DC, laws that are contray to the wishes of the power elite don't matter. Selective application and enforcement of Constitutioanl law makes clear this current US government is illegitamate and therefore must be removed.

No, he declared it is a CORPORATE tax - and ONLY a corporate tax - based on NO NEW DEFINITION of a corporate tax.

If people want to let it be applied to themselves, that's their own damn faults for being too lazy to learn the law.

One Stone, Two Powers: How Chief Justice Roberts Saved America

44 posted on 01/07/2013 9:08:08 PM PST by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: nomad
"...these animated rectums."

Oh! That's GOOD!! Even if a bit crude!!!

45 posted on 01/07/2013 9:25:39 PM PST by SierraWasp (Conservative, constitutional & capitalistic thinking is the last refuge from pussy liberal thought!!)
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To: Talisker
The Constitution delineates the type of taxes that can be enacted and my understanding is that a tax whether it be corporate or otherwise is still a tax. The legislation to enact ANY TAX is mandated by the Constitution that it MUST originate in the House. That was the out that Judge Roberts handed those in DC but for some reason nobody on the Hill is willing to challenge obozo care on its UNCONSTITUTIONAL TAX basis. Nor are they challenging the eneligablility of the obozo to be president when validated evidence of fraudlant documents proves he is not eligable. To reiterate; this current adminstration is illegitamate and any legislation that obozo signs in to law is as well illegitamate.
46 posted on 01/08/2013 7:57:12 AM PST by drypowder
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