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Dems abandon Obama, House takes first step toward repeal (THIRTY-NINE DEMS SIDE WITH GOP)
The Washington Post's Right Turn ^ | November 15, 2013 | Jennifer Rubin

Posted on 11/15/2013 2:14:56 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

In a stinging rebuke to President Obama, the House voted to “fix” Obamacare, allowing insurers to keep offering the plans canceled by Obamacare indefinitely to not only existing customers, but also future ones. The vote was 261 to 157, with 39 Democrats joining with the Republicans.

After the vote, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) put out a statement declaring, “The president broke his word, had a chance to fix the problem, and only did more damage to his credibility. Today, the House made a big, bipartisan statement about the need to make things right.” The House majority leader’s spokesman Rory Cooper told Right Turn, “More and more Democrats are finding that the law they helped enact is actually causing real world harm. As more problems with Obamacare hurt the American people, I expect even more Democrats will join Republicans in opposing it.”

Meanwhile, a leadership aide not authorized to speak on the record wisecracked, “We commend House Democrats for undermining their own law.”(continued)

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2014; boehner; congress; democratcare; democrats; demsobamacare; gop; obama; obamacare; republicans; youcankeepitbill
Who could've predicted this as little as three weeks ago? Hahahahaha!
1 posted on 11/15/2013 2:14:56 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

WOW!


2 posted on 11/15/2013 2:16:35 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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But but... Cruz shutdown the govt....

Well, we all know that Obama and Reid shutdown 17% of the govt.

The Dems should have accepted the House offer to delay Obamacare.


3 posted on 11/15/2013 2:18:31 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
LOL! LOL!


4 posted on 11/15/2013 2:18:36 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Thirty-nine Dems. Sounds like a John Buchan novel!


5 posted on 11/15/2013 2:19:43 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

6 posted on 11/15/2013 2:20:23 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Anybody got the names of these democrats?


7 posted on 11/15/2013 2:20:31 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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8 posted on 11/15/2013 2:21:16 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

But NBC said that it was only a “mild” rebuke...


9 posted on 11/15/2013 2:23:26 PM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Timber Rattler

Too late, DIM dimwits. YOU created this. YOU DIMs are responsible for it no matter how many times you do your BS voting. You are all anti-Freedom losers and anti-American criminals.


10 posted on 11/15/2013 2:26:03 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Obama is working his own FIX PLAN....see the details:

!! CMS letter to state regulators on ObamaCare “fix” hints at “risk corridor” bailout for insurers

Hot Air ^ | 4:41 pm on November 15, 2013 | by Allahpundit

11 posted on 11/15/2013 2:26:14 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
may well induce the Senate to pass its own, more limited fix. If so, the two houses will need to reconcile their bills — possibly opening up even more aspects of the bill. This, of course, is precisely what Republicans want to do

I think the Senate will have to move toward Landrieu's position...or something similar.

Next up...with Obama veto? I don't think he has the guts. This is why he's feverishly meeting with insurance execs to "brainstorm" right now though. He doesn't want a legislative "fix" to make it to his desk.

12 posted on 11/15/2013 2:27:56 PM PST by what's up
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To: Timber Rattler

Yeah, and they assured us he was brilliant, hard-working, studious, affable and loved America.


13 posted on 11/15/2013 2:30:10 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What’s going to happen when the Employer Mandate deferral runs out?


14 posted on 11/15/2013 2:30:38 PM PST by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

I imagine the whole thing will have vanished before then.


15 posted on 11/15/2013 2:31:31 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

16 posted on 11/15/2013 2:34:48 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: what's up

He doesn’t want a legislative “fix” to make it to his desk.

*******
Exactly. This is a lose-lose situation for him.


17 posted on 11/15/2013 2:46:51 PM PST by Starboard
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Cruz spent 20-some hours trying to persuade Dems that the system was about to break, bad, and they blew him off. A few weeks later, they’re scrambling to contain the rubble.


18 posted on 11/15/2013 2:49:43 PM PST by ctdonath2 (Making good people helpless doesn't make bad people harmless.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“The president broke his word, had a chance to fix the problem, and only did more damage to his credibility. Today, the House made a big, bipartisan statement about the need to make things right.”

This mess cannot be fixed. You can make a pig into sausage, but you can't make a pig from sausage.

19 posted on 11/15/2013 2:51:40 PM PST by uncommonsense (Liberals see what they believe; Conservatives believe what they see.)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

That’s exactly what a lot of Democrats are wondering. How bad will it get? They are in pouring rain now but there’s a tornado coming.


20 posted on 11/15/2013 2:54:35 PM PST by Starboard
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

As far as I’m concerned Boner have 39 democrats cover.


21 posted on 11/15/2013 3:13:07 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m calling “Bull!” on them. They knew the Senate would reject it so they risked nothing by voting for it - it was just a cover of smoke so that they could tell the voters back home that they tried to overthrow it.

Short memory span by lemmings will forget that they probably voted for it in the first place - and vote for them anyway.


22 posted on 11/15/2013 3:31:56 PM PST by Pilgrim's Progress (http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/BYTOPICS/tabid/335/Default.aspx)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

“political hell” not seen since the 1968 Chicago Riots ... when 50 million Americans see their employer-based health insurance screwed .... FUBO ....


23 posted on 11/15/2013 3:40:35 PM PST by Patton@Bastogne (Swine Piss be upon the Sodmite Obama, and his Child-Rapist False Prophet Mohammed)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bullshift. The Upton bill os a big error. Do nothing. They passed it without Pubbies, now let them try to fix it. I’d be in favor of a sox-month bill.


24 posted on 11/15/2013 4:01:47 PM PST by steve8714 (Ted Drewes is proof there is a God...and He wants us to be happy.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is not a repeal. This is not a repeal. We need to push for a repeal...


25 posted on 11/15/2013 4:02:17 PM PST by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: ctdonath2

I wonder how many Dhims are thinking now, “If only we allowed this thing to be delayed in October... “


26 posted on 11/15/2013 4:03:53 PM PST by paudio (Liberals teach Whites about guilt and shame much better than Christian churches do...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Piecemeal repeal. The only thing that will save Democrats — except that it won’t, because look when the new round of cancellation notices will hit.


27 posted on 11/15/2013 4:19:15 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is not the first step towards repeal, by any means. No way 39 democraps would side with GOP on that, at least not yet. This is their attempt at a “fix”. When the fix fails, that’s when democraps might join in the repeal effort.


28 posted on 11/15/2013 5:39:38 PM PST by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

We will loose our health care. To be replaced by government health care. Those that fight against Marxism will be denied health care. Doctors who are republicans / conservatives will not be allowed to practice medicine. This is what is coming. If you contribute to conservatives in any meaningful way you must report your contribution and personal info to the government. Make no mistake the information will be reported to the IRS and they in turn will mark your medical file. When you get sick you will be denied proper health care. That is what all the laws against free speech, laws requiring your health records be sent to the government, and finally government health care is all about. IMHO.


29 posted on 11/15/2013 6:01:39 PM PST by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Not enough of them. Geez. What is wrong with the dems?


30 posted on 11/15/2013 6:36:26 PM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: hal ogen

In this case, I have to go with way better late than never. But then again, I am in a stage of my life where I am just getting into the whole turn the other cheek principle and the whole pray for those who persecute principle and other such Biblical principles and others may have simply decided trying to be Job all the time is not worth it. And, sadly, in a few years maybe I will end up there as well.


31 posted on 11/15/2013 9:47:59 PM PST by freedom462
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Abort Obamacare.

Republicans should declare themselves Pro-Choice on Socialized Medicine.

Let those who want to take their chances with ObamaDon'tCare take their chances.

Then offer the rest of us Ben Carson style reforms to our medical system.

32 posted on 11/16/2013 6:56:10 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

These are early signs that the country is in the throws of Hopium withdrawal. Soon, there will be convulsions, puking, shivers, sweating, chills, and diarrhea at all levels of gubmint and in the general public.


33 posted on 11/16/2013 8:16:55 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: Nuc 1.1
We will loose our health care. To be replaced by government health care. Those that fight against Marxism will be denied health care. Doctors who are republicans / conservatives will not be allowed to practice medicine. This is what is coming. If you contribute to conservatives in any meaningful way you must report your contribution and personal info to the government. Make no mistake the information will be reported to the IRS and they in turn will mark your medical file. When you get sick you will be denied proper health care. That is what all the laws against free speech, laws requiring your health records be sent to the government, and finally government health care is all about.

And it shall be known as ZEROCARE.

34 posted on 11/17/2013 5:07:13 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Texas Eagle

“Pro-Choice on Socialized Medicine”

Pro-Choice — because they can’t tell me what to do with my own body, right?


35 posted on 11/17/2013 5:11:35 AM PST by AMDG&BVMH
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To: Pilgrim's Progress

“will forget that they probably voted for it in the first place - and vote for them anyway.”

An ad reminding voters that “they were for it before they were against it” would help;


36 posted on 11/17/2013 5:13:46 AM PST by AMDG&BVMH
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To: UCANSEE2

Indeed.


37 posted on 11/17/2013 8:02:44 AM PST by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: AMDG&BVMH
Heh, heh. That depends on the chooser.

If you're happy with some bureaucrat telling you what you can do with your body, you can keep ObamaDon'tCare.

If you're happy making decisions about your body, you can sign up for CarsonCare or Medical Savings Accounts or what have you.

Including paying for your own abortions. And no doctors will be penalized for not performing abortions under CarsonCare.

38 posted on 11/17/2013 8:32:32 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Texas Eagle

“If you’re happy with some bureaucrat telling you what you can do with your body, you can keep ObamaDon’tCare.”

I think this related point would be an excellent talking point against single payer when / if they try to shove that on us.

Who pays, decides what to pay for ==> what treatments you get or do NOT get. Do you want those decisions made by the people who couldn’t even design a web site??


39 posted on 11/17/2013 11:06:28 AM PST by AMDG&BVMH
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To: freedom462

trying to sell defeat


40 posted on 11/22/2013 11:54:38 AM PST by Wuli
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