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Sebelius: Obamacare Opponents Are Like Those Who Opposed Civil Rights Legislation
BIG HEALTH REPORT.COM ^ | JULY 17, 2013 | By Susan Jones

Posted on 07/18/2013 3:10:58 PM PDT by onyx

Addressing the annual NAACP convention in Orlando, Fla., Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said that opponents of Obamacare are the same kind of people who opposed civil rights legislation in the 1960s.

Her comments on Tuesday came one day before the Republican-led House votes to delay key provisions of the law.

“The Affordable Care Act is the most powerful law for reducing health disparities since Medicare and Medicaid were created in 1965, the same year the Voting Rights Act was also enacted,” Sebelius said. “That significance hits especially close to home. My father was a congressman from Cincinnati who voted for each of those critical civil rights laws, and who represented a district near where the late Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth lived and preached.

“The same arguments against change, the same fear and misinformation that opponents used then are the same ones opponents are spreading now. ‘This won’t work,’ ‘Slow down,’ ‘Let’s wait,’ they say.

“But history shows that upholding our founding principles demands continuous work toward a more perfect union…And it requires the kind of work that the NAACP has done for more than a century to move us forward.

“You showed it in the fight against lynching and the fight for desegregation. You showed it by ensuring inalienable rights are secured in the courtroom and at the ballot box. And you showed it by supporting a health law 100 years in the making.

(Excerpt) Read more at bighealthreport.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; aca; deathpanels; democrats; govtabuse; liberalfascism; naacp; obamacare; sebelius; zerocare
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1 posted on 07/18/2013 3:10:58 PM PDT by onyx
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To: onyx
No we are republicans and conservatives, it was the demoncrats that opposed CRL. Stupid Beyotch
2 posted on 07/18/2013 3:12:07 PM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: verga
She has a habit of talking out of her ass. I think she should get to a doctor to see what the problem is.
3 posted on 07/18/2013 3:15:18 PM PDT by peeps36 (I'm Not A Racist, I Hate Douchebags f All Colors)
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To: onyx

You mean the democrates with kkk byrd leading the charge? Idoits on parade and the morons who eat it


4 posted on 07/18/2013 3:16:22 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (Yesterdays conspiracies are todays truths)
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To: onyx

Hey you revisionist b word.The GOP brought the Voting Rights Act and Civil Rights acts thru. It was also the GOP that brought the Emancipation proclamation, and Lincoln a GOP freed the slaves.


5 posted on 07/18/2013 3:17:06 PM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: onyx

Pander, pander, pander.


6 posted on 07/18/2013 3:17:13 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (You see, truth always resides wherever brave men still have ammunition. I pick truth. (John Ransom))
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To: onyx

No they are NOT, you LIAR!


7 posted on 07/18/2013 3:17:41 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: onyx

...more like those that opposed communism.


8 posted on 07/18/2013 3:17:50 PM PDT by Troublemaker
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To: onyx

Abortion proponents are like those SS guards who shoved Jews into the oven.


9 posted on 07/18/2013 3:17:56 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: onyx
No, the Civil Rights legislation was passed mostly by Republicans, and was well-written and well-read and -understood before passage.

OTOH, Obamacare was passed only by Democrats, was a catastrophic mess, and no-one read it before they passed it.

10 posted on 07/18/2013 3:18:11 PM PDT by expat2
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To: onyx

She is an idiot - enough said.


11 posted on 07/18/2013 3:18:29 PM PDT by KSCITYBOY
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To: onyx
This witch is little different than Obama, say what the leftist audience wants to hear and be damned with the truth.
12 posted on 07/18/2013 3:18:45 PM PDT by jazusamo ("I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white." T. Sowell)
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To: onyx

So, if a black man (me) oppose Obamacare, what does that make me?


13 posted on 07/18/2013 3:19:06 PM PDT by ForAmerica (Texas Conservative Christian *born again believer in Jesus Christ* Black Man!)
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To: peeps36

I’d say she’s letting the cat out of the bag. It’s a huge entitlement program for minorities...and the ones who pay for it are the ones who are being labeled racist. Just wait until minorities are favored for medical care over, (dare I say it?) whites.


14 posted on 07/18/2013 3:19:12 PM PDT by usual suspect
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To: onyx

Not only is this Biotch made sure she’s exempt from this zerocare but guaranteed she’ll make a personal fortune off it’s implementation.


15 posted on 07/18/2013 3:19:37 PM PDT by Track9 (hey Kalid.. kalid.. bang you're dead)
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To: onyx

I despise this communist.
She is the Josef Mengele of the communist party
I pray a POX fall upon her.
Let maggots feast upon her putrid flesh.


16 posted on 07/18/2013 3:20:26 PM PDT by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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To: onyx

Doesn’t she realize the opposition to civil rights legislation was largely Democrat?


17 posted on 07/18/2013 3:20:28 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: ForAmerica

You’re in the best of company with Dr. Thomas Sowell and notable others!


18 posted on 07/18/2013 3:20:57 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx
Sebelius: Obamacare Opponents Are Like Those Who Opposed Civil Rights Legislation

No, Kathleen, ZeroCare opponents are not like Democrats. Stupid ho.

19 posted on 07/18/2013 3:21:18 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: justlurking

NO. She is a stupid witch.


20 posted on 07/18/2013 3:21:31 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: lgjhn23

^5


21 posted on 07/18/2013 3:22:15 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Troublemaker; onyx

” ...more like those that opposed communism.”

Exactly!


22 posted on 07/18/2013 3:23:44 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
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To: onyx
My father was a congressman from Cincinnati who voted for each of those critical civil rights laws...

Her father, Jack Gilligan could not have voted for the Civil Rights Act of 1964, since he did not become a U.S. Congressman until 1965!
23 posted on 07/18/2013 3:25:06 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: onyx
what I want to know is how many of y'all have had your premium's cut in half, and have gotten your 100.00 dollar rebate. Obama is acting like that rebate is going to really increase the 1%.
24 posted on 07/18/2013 3:25:16 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (")
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To: onyx

Anglo Americans . . . when are you going to get tired of this BS?


25 posted on 07/18/2013 3:25:38 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (LEAVE THE ZIMMERMANS ALONE . . . NOT guilty . . .you LOST Now SHUT UP)
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To: onyx

Ah, the pandering to the masses . . . . . . by the massuhs!


26 posted on 07/18/2013 3:26:55 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for the American politburo!!)
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To: onyx

The Unions don’t like it either.

Oops.


27 posted on 07/18/2013 3:27:05 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: ForAmerica

BRILLIANT!


28 posted on 07/18/2013 3:27:28 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (")
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To: ForAmerica
"So, if a black man (me) oppose Obamacare, what does that make me?"

As Sharpton and others would say: you're not black enough.

29 posted on 07/18/2013 3:27:42 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: onyx

Her statement means she has no good arguments against the critcisms of this boondoggle.

It’s a sign of weakness.


30 posted on 07/18/2013 3:28:20 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: onyx
I don't type this very often, but this one deserves it ...

WTF???!!!

31 posted on 07/18/2013 3:31:20 PM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: al_c

Yep!


32 posted on 07/18/2013 3:33:40 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx
The Affordable Care Act is the most powerful law for reducing health disparities...

She said a mouthful there. "Reducing health disparities" by making us all equally unable to afford health insurance. What a witch!

33 posted on 07/18/2013 3:34:20 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: onyx

she is ignorant of congressional history. Most of those who oposed civil rights were democrats


34 posted on 07/18/2013 3:36:54 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: onyx

The Marxists are pulling out ALL the stops.


35 posted on 07/18/2013 3:37:19 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: lgjhn23

That’s a horrible thing to wish upon maggots.


36 posted on 07/18/2013 3:37:58 PM PDT by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse.)
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To: Brown Deer
“Her father, Jack Gilligan could not have voted for the Civil Rights Act of 1964, since he did not become a U.S. Congressman until 1965!”

Facts? We don’t need no stink’in facts! We are lying liars telling lies! What do we need with facts??? Facts just get in the way!!!

37 posted on 07/18/2013 3:42:14 PM PDT by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse.)
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To: Gabrial

If it wasn’t for her father, 0bama wouldn’t be here today. ;-)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1992602/posts


38 posted on 07/18/2013 3:48:20 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: ForAmerica

Ripe for re-education camp, Comrade! /s


39 posted on 07/18/2013 3:50:43 PM PDT by 230FMJ (...from my cold, dead, fingers.)
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To: elpadre

And look where it got us...


40 posted on 07/18/2013 3:55:04 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: onyx

She obviously is ignorant of history. If not for the Republicans the Democrats would have killed the Civil Rights Act. Then again, she is a Dem and that makes my statement seem kind of redundant doesn’t it?


41 posted on 07/18/2013 4:00:14 PM PDT by SCHROLL
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To: Brown Deer
>> Her father, Jack Gilligan could not have voted for the Civil Rights Act of 1964, since he did not become a U.S. Congressman until 1965! <<

Facts mean nothing to democrats. Sebelius must have learned that trick from Hillary Clinton, who we all know was named after Sir Edmund! /sarc

Of course, the Congressman from that District (Ohio, 1st) did vote for the CRA, and it was Carl Rich, a Republican!

42 posted on 07/18/2013 4:08:22 PM PDT by mellow velo (Oxymorons: jumbo shrimp, rap music, liberal think-tank)
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To: onyx
Standard textbook agitprop.

From Psychological Operations Field Manual No.33-1

Obtain Disapproval. This technique is used to get the audience to disapprove an action or idea by suggesting the idea is popular with groups hated, feared, or held in contempt by the target audience. Thus, if a group which supports a policy is led to believe that undesirable, subversive, or contemptible people also support it, the members of the group might decide to change their position.

43 posted on 07/18/2013 4:09:20 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: SCHROLL
Why she is a practicing Catholic..... social justice and all, probably just like that old buried in Arlington Cemetery, lion of the senate ‘teddy kennedy’. NO I do NOT hate Catholics, but this double minded theology is NOT social justice. God will judge, but he did give grey/gray matter to His children, all of them, to recognize deception when it is so very obvious.

I am beginning to consider the possibility this social justice is a revenge on those protestants, NOT that they are performing in any better state.

44 posted on 07/18/2013 4:10:29 PM PDT by Just mythoughts (Jesus said Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: onyx

And Sebellius is like a Nazi who gassed Jews.

Turnabout is fair play, bimbo.


45 posted on 07/18/2013 4:27:22 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: onyx

“reducing health disparities”

Massive communist give away to people who don’t work and don’t even think about working.


46 posted on 07/18/2013 4:28:40 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: onyx

Ooops. I forgot to pay my monthly installment for Civil Rights!


47 posted on 07/18/2013 4:43:44 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: onyx

what would that creepy azz cracker know about civil rights?


48 posted on 07/18/2013 4:45:01 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: SCHROLL

HHS SEC. SEBELIUS: “What Will Happen With Health Reform, Premiums Will Go Down Between 14% And 20% Just By Passing The Bills.”
(Sec. Sebelius, Press Conference, 2/18/10)

“The champions of socialism call themselves progressives, but they recommend a system which is characterized by rigid observance of routine and by a resistance to every kind of improvement. They call themselves liberals, but they are intent upon abolishing liberty. They call themselves democrats, but they yearn for dictatorship. They call themselves revolutionaries, but they want to make the government omnipotent.” —economist Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973)


49 posted on 07/18/2013 4:48:33 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I thought it was gay marriage opponents who were the modern-day racists.


50 posted on 07/18/2013 5:03:24 PM PDT by heye2monn
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