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  • This is how to kill RyanCare, says one conservative group

    03/09/2017 10:30:46 PM PST · by TBP · 42 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | March 08, 2017 | By: Chris Pandolfo
    Conservative groups are now campaigning for the defeat of the American Health Care Act, the bill introduced by House Republican leadership to allegedly repeal and replace Obamacare. Heritage Action labeled the bill “bad policy.” FreedomWorks called it “Obamacare-lite.” And the Club for Growth said it is a “warmed over substitute for government-run healthcare.” Senate Conservatives Action, the political arm of the Senate Conservatives Fund, is urging voters to contact their representatives to oppose “RyanCare” (or, “Obamacare 2.0”) and demand full repeal of Obamacare. “The truth is that RyanCare keeps Obamacare's most expensive coverage mandates,” SCF President Ken Cuccinelli writes. “[I]t...
  • 'This is the line in the sand,' House Republicans say

    09/18/2013 7:40:33 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 33 replies
    LA Times ^ | Sept 18, 2013 | By Lisa Mascaro
    WASHINGTON — House Republicans united Wednesday around a plan to use the threat of a government shutdown as leverage to repeal President Obama's healthcare law, confident the American people are on their side. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) yielded to his right flank by agreeing to attach the healthcare law repeal to a must-pass bill to keep the government funded past Sept. 30. A vote is expected Friday on a bill that would allow the government to stay open for the next few months. The measure is all but certain to pass the Republican-led House, but faces rejection in...
  • Rep. Steve King insists immigration bill benefits drug smugglers

    08/11/2013 12:00:27 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 11 replies
    msnbc ^ | Aug 11, 2013 | By Gabriela Resto-Montero
    Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa insisted Sunday on Meet the Press that his remarks about drug smugglers outnumbering immigrant valedictorians by a 100-to-one ratio was not inaccurate and that the plight of DREAMers “tugs at his heart strings.” “The people who are advocating for this, don’t understand the full scope,” King said of the immigration bill, which would grant a shorter path to citizenship to young adults who were brought into the country by their parents when they were underage, and exempt them from fines imposed on other undocumented immigrants. “My heart goes out to valedictorians who were brought...
  • Obama: GOP politics stopping immigration bill

    08/11/2013 11:39:06 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 28 replies
    Politico ^ | Aug 9, 2013 | By SEUNG MIN KIM
    President Barack Obama insisted Friday that the Senate Gang of Eight immigration bill would pass the GOP-led House, but that “internal Republican caucus politics” were preventing Congress from sending a comprehensive reform bill to his desk. The Gang of Eight’s wide-reaching legislation, which passed the Senate with 68 votes in late June, has essentially evaporated after House Republicans – adverse to many provisions in the 1,000-plus page bill – said they would not take it up. Obama said during his news conference that he was “absolutely confident” that if the Gang of Eight bill was put on the House floor,...
  • Beware the Fall Traffic Jam (immigration bill thread)

    07/16/2013 9:35:46 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 29 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/16/13 | Micky Kaus
    Paranoia #23: Bad Traffic: It’s often said that if the battle over immigration lasts into the fall, the controversial legislation will be held up in a traffic jam of Congressional activity. Here’s Ryan Grim and Elise Foley of HuffPo: “There will be scant opportunity for immigration reform in the fall, as a looming government shutdown, the approach of the debt ceiling and the festering sequester will combine to force themselves onto the agenda. In Congress, the fall quickly turns to Thanksgiving recess, which gives way even quicker to the Christmas break. And then it’s 2014.” Like the former CW that...
  • Ji\oint Statement by House GOP Leaders on Immigration Reform

    07/11/2013 8:39:58 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 70 replies
    Joh Boehner's Office ^ | 7/11/13 | GOP House Leadership
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following statement was issued today by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), and Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) following a special meeting of the House Republican Conference to discuss the issue of immigration reform: “Today House Republicans affirmed that rather than take up the flawed legislation rushed through the Senate, House committees will continue their work on a step-by-step, common-sense approach to fixing what has long been a broken system. The American people...
  • John Boehner: No House vote on Senate immigration bill

    07/08/2013 4:58:47 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 39 replies
    politico ^ | July 8, 2013 | By GINGER GIBSON
    House Speaker John Boehner is sticking to his position: The House will not vote on the Senate-passed immigration bill. “I’ve made it clear and I’ll make it clear again, the House does not intend to take up the Senate bill,” Boehner said Monday. “The House is going to do its own job in developing an immigration bill.”
  • Rep. Steve Stockman Tells Boehner To Kill Senate Amnesty Bill With ‘Blue Slip’

    06/28/2013 11:19:35 AM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 48 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | June 28, 2013 | Tim Brown
    Following the passage of the Senate’s amnesty bill, Representative Steve Stockman (R-TX) sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner. In the letter Stockman requested that Boehner immediately kill the Senate’s bill, S. 774, though a constitutionally-required ‘blue slip’ resolution. A ‘blue slip’ is a resolution that automatically returns to the Senate any bill that violates the origination clause of the United States Constitution. Blue slip resolutions are immediately considered as a matter of constitutional privilege, are debatable for an hour and are not subject to amendment. “Not only is the Senate amnesty bill an abuse of taxpayers and immigrants,...

    07/08/2013 1:30:48 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 146 replies
    July 8, 2013 | Jim Robinson
    Time to flood their switchboards. Don't let the traitors get away with robbing us of our jobs, destroying our economy, giving up our sovereignty. Kill the amnesty bill before it kills us!! We did it before, we can do it again. KILL THE BILL!!

    07/06/2013 11:20:33 AM PDT · by onyx · 133 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6 Jul 2013, 6:20 AM PDT | by MIKE FLYNN
    While most Americans rank the economy and government spending as the top challenges facing the nation, the Senate last month rushed through a comprehensive immigration bill to give amnesty to 11 million illegal aliens. The effort was more about the perceived needs of the Republican Party than the nation as a whole. The swift Senate action was intended to pressure the House to pass amnesty into law. The House seems to have other ideas. Last Friday, before Congress left for a week-long recess, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's office released to GOP House members a 3-page memo detailing issues that...
  • McCain, House GOP headed for clash on immigration reform

    07/05/2013 9:31:34 AM PDT · by opentalk · 48 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 5, 2013 | Molly K. Hooper
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is on a collision course with House conservatives over immigration reform. …The five-term senator has stopped short of criticizing Speaker John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) vow to move immigration reform only if a majority of House GOP lawmakers are on board. Yet, McCain made a pointed comment last weekend that suggested he would only bite his tongue for so long. “I really don’t feel it's appropriate for me to tell [Boehner] exactly how he should handle this. But I think Republicans realize the implications for the future of the Republican Party in America if we don't get this...
  • Tell the House to KILL the Senate's Immigration BILL

    07/05/2013 7:07:40 AM PDT · by onyx · 102 replies
    FREE REPUBLIC | July 5, 2013 | Lakeshark & onyx
    Dearest FReeper-Patriots-FRiends, Hey Y'all The GOP House must KILL the Senate’s Immigration BILL, and the time for us to act is now. Today, tomorrow, this coming week! Like Rush said on Wednesday, Free Republic was the Tea Party before there was a Tea Party”. The House is the last stop between Amnesty and saving our Republic. We have been told that the House Leadership will meet on or about July 10, 2013 to decide on how they’re going to deal with the “Senate’s Immigration Reform Bill.” They are caught between big money interests and the will of the people,...
  • Morning Bell: 5 Immigration Questions for Members of Congress

    07/01/2013 6:22:25 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 28 replies
    Heritage; The Foundry ^ | 7/1/13 | James Carafano and Jessica Zuckerman
    1. Since the Senate-passed bill doesn’t require the flow of illegal immigrants to stop, how can you say this approach secures the border? No one can make that promise. The Senate bill, S.744, throws tens of billions of dollars at the problem and calls for meeting arbitrary security standards, but it doesn’t guarantee that illegal immigration will stop. **snip**2. The Senate-passed bill requires the U.S. government to manage many more visas, even though it doesn’t do a good job with today’s smaller work load. So how does this “fix” our legal immigration system? It doesn’t. The bill makes some changes...
  • Help Us Improve the Bill (Rino Rubio)(You can Comment)

    04/27/2013 12:30:05 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 76 replies
    Senate .gov ^ | April 17, 2013 | Marco Rubio
    On April 17, my colleagues and I introduced immigration legislation. It marked a first step toward achieving the strongest border security and enforcement measures in U.S. history, modernizing our legal immigration system to unleash strong economic growth and job creation, and dealing with our undocumented immigrant population in a tough, but fair way that is directly linked to achieving several security triggers. While I believe this legislation will accomplish these things, I am also confident that an open and transparent process – one that engages every senator and the American people – will make it even better. I believe this...
  • Marco Rubio’s press secretary likens non-citizen permanent residency to slavery

    04/21/2013 10:09:55 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 191 replies
    Twitchy ^ | Monday April 22, 2013
    Alex Conant @AlexConant: "We haven't had a cohort of people living permanently in US without full rights of citizenship since slavery". Mind you, he isn’t talking only about illegal immigrants. He’s talking about any non-citizen who lives in this country permanently, including millions of Green Card holders. And by implication: Conn Carroll @conncarroll: For those of you keeping score at home, Rubio spokesman @AlexConant just compared all Schumer-Rubio opponents to slave owners If this is Team Rubio’s strategy for winning over conservatives, good luck with that.
  • ObamaCare: Defund And Defend

    04/15/2011 5:10:33 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | April 15, 2011 | Staff
    Health Overhaul: In a vote set up by the budget deal, all 53 Democrats, including 23 up for re-election in 2012, voted to preserve funding for their version of socialized medicine. All 47 Republicans voted no. Game on. For all the criticism Speaker John Boehner has received for his budget deal with the Democrats, settling for a meager amount of cuts while pulling the riders for defunding Planned Parenthood and ObamaCare, the separate Senate votes he engineered may just be one of the tipping points for a Senate and even White House takeover in 2012. Last Thursday's Senate vote to...
  • Death Panels And Job Losses

    02/11/2011 4:18:37 PM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | February 11, 2011 | Staff
    Reform: As the head of Medicaid and Medicare services testifies in favor of ObamaCare, the CBO director says it will destroy 800,000 jobs. Talk about killing two birds with one stone. Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi once famously said that we'd have to pass ObamaCare to see what was in it. She also boasted that the health care bill would create 4 million jobs — "400,000 of them almost immediately." Now that we've seen what's in it, we realize the possible consequences for our physical and economic health. And congressional testimony before GOP-led committees has given us fresh reasons for...
  • Editorial: U.K. Vs. ObamaCare

    01/18/2011 8:13:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | January 18, 2011 | Staff
    Medicine: As the House moves to repeal the nationalization of health care, Britain plans to take a scalpel to its National Health Service, opening it up to competition and letting doctors and patients call the shots. It was both a stunning admission and a damning indictment of socialized medicine when British Prime Minister David Cameron in effect admitted that the holy grail of nationalized health care, the British National Health Service (NHS), was broken and in need of fixing. In a speech outlining public-sector reforms to be introduced in a bill Wednesday, Cameron promised to get rid of "top-down, command-and-control...
  • U.K. Vs. ObamaCare

    01/18/2011 7:11:59 PM PST · by raptor22 · 1 replies
    Investor's Business Faily ^ | January 18, 2011 | IBD staff
    Medicine: As the House moves to repeal the nationalization of health care, Britain plans to take a scalpel to its National Health Service, opening it up to competition and letting doctors and patients call the shots. It was both a stunning admission and a damning indictment of socialized medicine when British Prime Minister David Cameron in effect admitted that the holy grail of nationalized health care, the British National Health Service (NHS), was broken and in need of fixing. In a speech outlining public-sector reforms to be introduced in a bill Wednesday, Cameron promised to get rid of "top-down, command-and-control...
  • Reid threatens to keep Congress into next year (New spending bill totals $575.13 million per page.)

    12/14/2010 1:45:30 PM PST · by GreaterSwiss · 107 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 12/14/2010 | Stephen Dinan
    Forget about going quietly into the night. Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a broad agenda for an end-of-session sprint that, in other years, could be a whole year's worth of activity — ranging from an arms-reduction treaty with Russia to a major immigration bill to overturning the ban on gay troops. And that's not to mention the nearly 2,000-page, $1.1 trillion massive spending bill Senate Democrats said they'll try to push through. The bill contains hundreds of pork-barrel spending projects and new rules governing everything from airport baggage to detainees at the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. "We're not through....
  • US House puts oceans, coasts under UN: Senate vote will seal the deal

    09/23/2010 8:24:21 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 141 replies ^ | 9-22-2010 | Carmen Reynolds, Paul McKain and Karen Schoen
    Piece by piece, America being given away “It’s too late; it’ll just have to be stopped in the Senate,” Tom, the young male answering the phone in U.S. Rep. John Boehner’s (R-Ohio)Washington D.C. office, said about HR 3534 (CLEAR Act). This is the globalist bill designed to give away our land, oceans, adjacent land masses and Great Lakes to an international body, and makes us pay $900 million per year until 2040. HR 3534 is a thinly disguised permanent roadblock to American energy which drives American companies out of the Gulf, delays future drilling, increases dependency on foreign oil, implements...
  • Ann Coulter: WITH FRIENDS LIKE THESE, WHO NEEDS KEITH OLBERMANN? (Racists Under Every Tea Bag!)

    07/28/2010 3:43:15 PM PDT · by Syncro · 34 replies · 3+ views
    AnnCoulter.Com ^ | July 28, 2010 | Ann Couter
    WITH FRIENDS LIKE THESE, WHO NEEDS KEITH OLBERMANN?July 28, 2010 While engaging in astonishing viciousness, vulgarity and violence toward Republicans, liberals accuse cheerful, law-abiding Tea Party activists of being violent racists. Responding to these vile charges, conservative television pundits think it's a great comeback to say: "There is the fringe on both sides." Both sides? Really? How about: "That's a complete lie"? Did that occur to you simpering morons as a possible reply to the slanderous claim that conservatives are fiery racists? The most notorious accusations of "racism" at anti-Obama rallies so far has consisted of the allegation that...
  • Massive Gov't Takeover! Feds to Monitor Checking Accounts, Credit Cards?! (financial reform bill)

    04/22/2010 7:05:26 AM PDT · by opentalk · 110 replies · 4,446+ views
    Fox Nation ^ | April 22, 2010 | Fox news
    Karl Rove discusses the current Obama-Dodd financial reform Bill. - video "It creates a new office and monitors every finanical transaction in the United States"
  • Deere (And Others) In The Headlights

    03/26/2010 5:06:50 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies · 1,286+ views ^ | March 26, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Health Reform: As major businesses lay out the impact of ObamaCare in dollars and jobs, two things are clear: the costs will be enormous, and the president's vow to focus on "jobs, jobs, jobs" can no longer be believed. Early returns on ObamaCare are coming in, and they belie proponents' claims of job creation and cost reduction. The costs will increase. They are merely being shifted to the states and to America's businesses, large and small. AT&T, the country's largest telephone company, announced Friday it will take a $1 billion first-quarter charge related to the new health care law. The...
  • Reform Repeal Is Just Child's Play

    03/25/2010 5:55:58 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies · 698+ views ^ | March 25, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Repeal: Some say trying to repeal ObamaCare is a futile dream once people get used to its benefits, such as covering kids with pre-existing conditions. Once before, government was slapped down. It can be done. Entitlements can be addictive, and it's certainly the purpose of this administration to make as many Americans as possible as dependent on government as possible. That's partly why a health care bill put student loans under the Department of Education. The government needed the revenues, but it also needed the power over yet another class of citizens. Unlike Medicare and Social Security, this nationalization of...
  • 1988 Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act: A Post-Mortem

    03/23/2010 6:22:14 PM PDT · by Eagle of Liberty · 8 replies · 347+ views
    Health Affairs ^ | Fall 1990 | Thomas Rice, Katherine Desmond and Jon Gabel
    Less than a year and a half after enacting the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988 (P.L. 100-360), Congress was forced by a ground swell of negative public reaction to retract the legislation, the first major enhancement in Medicare benefits since the program’s inception in 1965. A retrenchment of this magnitude is unprecedented in postwar social welfare policy. The experience also appears to have soured Congress toward enacting further increases in Medicare benefits for elderly and disabled beneficiaries. Passage of major long-term care legislation is probably the most serious near-term casualty. . . . . . . In this article,...
  • Other Tax Shoes Begin To Drop

    03/23/2010 5:46:34 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies · 2,310+ views ^ | March 23, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY staff
    Health Care Reform: The Senate parliamentarian dims GOP hopes on a reconciliation bill that contains even more onerous taxes and even a financial incentive to lay people off. No wonder Speaker Pelosi is laughing. We'll acknowledge that the signing of ObamaCare into law is a historic event, but we think the Weather Channel broadcasting the signing ceremony was a bit much. On the other hand, stormy political weather and more dark clouds lay ahead. The cries of "repeal" and "remember in November" are rising, and state attorneys general are taking the feds to court over the unconstitutional mandates and usurpation...
  • Madam Pelosi's House Of Ill Repute

    03/22/2010 4:49:23 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies · 1,096+ views ^ | March 22, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    The Vote: Conned by the promise of an ephemeral executive order, the last holdouts cave and ObamaCare advances. It doesn't add a single doctor or hospital room, but needs 17,000 new IRS agents to enforce it. Congressman Bart Stupak, D-Mich., spent months spelling out in minute detail how the Senate version of the health care overhaul permitted federal funding of abortion through its failure to expressly prohibit it. In the end, he cashed in his principles for an unenforceable executive order that is trumped by the Senate bill he voted to pass. An executive order is not the law of...
  • Stupak Challenger (Dan Benishek) Makes Friends

    03/22/2010 2:37:56 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 13 replies · 705+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | March 22, 2010 | Staff
    Michigan Rep. Bart Stupak's (D) distinction as the man who secured passage of health care reform for Democrats could make him a national target of Republican and conservative interests. He now has a Republican challenger, who in about 24 hours since Stupak cut a deal with the White House -- giving Democrats the necessary number of votes -- has gotten a lot more well known. Dan Benishek, a surgeon who announced his candidacy one week ago, went from about 3,500 Facebook friends Sunday afternoon to 14,500 by mid-Monday. Benishek has also received mentions from a few well-known conservative bloggers, including...
  • Liberty Or Debt

    03/19/2010 4:33:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 43 replies · 893+ views ^ | March 19, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    States' Rights: Idaho requires its attorney general to sue the feds if ObamaCare passes while Virginia, the cradle of liberty, heads the line of states in front of the federal courtroom. Somewhere Patrick Henry is smiling. As the second coming of King George III seeks to impose the leftist mandate of national health insurance on the unwilling American people, the states are once again in revolt. This time they're unwilling to be the colonies of an imperial federal government determined to spend and tax us into bankruptcy while treating the Constitution as if it were bird cage liner. Is this...

    03/22/2010 12:14:07 PM PDT · by Syncro · 101 replies · 5,052+ views
    March 22, 2010 | Levi Russell
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22, 2010CONTACT: Levi Russell at (509) 979-6615 or  25,000+ BACK PUSH TO "REPEAL THE HEALTH CARE BILL" HOURS AFTER VOTE!Just hours after the House vote in favor of the Obama-Pelosi-Reid government-run healthcare plan, opponents of the measure have rallied on line to fight for the bill's repeal.A petition drive launched by the Tea Party Express has received more than 25,000 signatures during the past 12 hours.  And the rate of new signatures to the petition is exploding. The petition can be viewed here: petition signature count can be viewed - be sure to...
  • Protester disrupts House, shouts 'Kill the bill!'

    03/22/2010 3:10:03 AM PDT · by Scanian · 20 replies · 1,043+ views
    NY Post ^ | March 21, 2010 | AP
    WASHINGTON — A Democratic lawmaker says a protester stood up in the House gallery, yelled "Kill the bill" and was cheered by Republicans. Angry demonstrators opposed to the health care bill gathered outside the Capitol on Sunday. Democratic Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts says that one stood up in the House gallery and shouted, "Kill the bill. The people don't want this." As the man was yelling and ushers tried to escort him out, several Republicans stood up on the House floor and cheered. Said Frank: "I've never seen this — for the Republicans to stand up and cheer the...
  • Democrats Death by Suicide

    03/21/2010 9:01:50 PM PDT · by Abakumov · 80 replies · 1,970+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | March 21, 2010 | Editorial
    The government takeover of health care will go down in history as the worst piece of legislation to emerge from a Congress held in general disdain by the American people. The only bipartisanship on the health bill was in the opposition. Usually autopsies are reserved for after the patient has died, but in this case it is useful to get ahead of the matter. The malformed health legislation is not the only reason Democrats are facing political extinction in November, but it is one of the most dramatic. The legislative process in this country has never been so unseemly. Arm...
  • More photos of the DC "Kill the Bill" rally!

    03/21/2010 12:12:57 PM PDT · by ohioWfan · 206 replies · 3,893+ views
    Self | 3.21.10 | ohioWfan
    On Thursday evening my husband and I made the decision to drive to Washington D.C. to be part of the "Kill the Bill" protest on the Capitol lawn. We had been a part of the 9-12 DC Tea Party, having been part of the Tea Party movement since it's beginning, and have a vested interest in making sure this monstrosity doesn't pass (it is pending as I type this).We drove to DC Friday evening and drove back Saturday, not able to stay for the entire event because of church responsibilities Sunday morning, but we were thrilled to be a part...
  • Nancy Pelosi Entering The Capitol Building To Chants of "Kill the Bill" From Protesters (Video)

    03/21/2010 11:55:49 AM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 11 replies · 638+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 3/21/10 | HAP
    Nancy Pelosi walking with John Lewis carrying a huge gavel supposedly used when the House voted to pass Medicare in 1965. As she walks, the protesters Chant Kill The Bill all the way up the steps... (2 Videos)
  • Freeper Volunteer Drive

    03/21/2010 8:49:56 AM PDT · by nomad · 8 replies · 267+ views
    <p>Whether or not this socilalist healthcare takeover bill passes,we must not be distracted from the ultimate goal of retaking our country.On the Ohio boards we`ve been discussing undertaking a freeper volunteer drive.The idea is not only to recruit from amoung us but to recruit from neighbors, friends, and family.</p>
  • We stopped the ‘Deemed’ thing. Let’s ‘Kill The Bill’. Again, whatever you did today worked.

    03/20/2010 7:16:17 PM PDT · by RedMDer · 39 replies · 974+ views
    Whatever all of you did today to stop this maddness please do it again tomorrow. BTW, they invited (and need) us back tomorrow at 11:00 am for a prayer service in the rotunda. We stopped the ‘Deemed’ thing. Let’s ‘Kill The Bill’. Again, whatever you did today worked. Let’s do it again tomorrow!
  • Pictures: "Kill the Bill" Healthcare Rally

    03/20/2010 6:58:23 PM PDT · by xeno · 37 replies · 2,151+ views
    xeno | 3-20-2010 | xeno
    Pictures from today's "Kill the Bill" Healthcare Rally.
  • Tora Tora Tora

    03/19/2010 9:37:52 PM PDT · by Boiler Plate · 53 replies · 1,240+ views
    self | 3/20/10 | self
    One of my favorite movies as a kid was the classic Tora Tora Tora. I first saw it with my brother at the local theater. The majority of the movie were the events leading up to the attack that you knew, we all knew, was coming. A good while back a met somone who lived through the attack and ever since I have wondered what it must have been like. I can not help, but feel that we are now living that same type of event. The air armada is coming ashore for the sneak attack in the form of...
  • The Code Red Target List

    03/19/2010 6:14:21 PM PDT · by teenyelliott · 26 replies · 1,073+ views
    NRCC ^ | National Republican Congressional Committee
    The Code Red Target List Here is a view of how each representative voted last November and their current status. Make sure they hear from you. Target votesClick to call or write the Democrats below and tell them to vote ‘NO!
  • Michele Bachmann: Obama would control 48% of the private economy with deemed health care

    03/19/2010 5:28:33 PM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 32 replies · 1,280+ views
    Mark Levin Fan ^ | March 19, 2010 | Mark Levin
    Representative Michele Bachmann spoke with Mark Levin about tomorrow's 'Kill the Bill' rally at noon Saturday, March 20, 2010, on the West Lawn of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. "[Obama] has taken over, Freddie, Fannie, Chrysler, GM, banks, AIG, students loans ... with this 18 percent, that brings it up to 48 percent [of the private economy] that the federal government owns or controls. ... And they are not done." -- Michele Bachmann
  • Explaining the Madness and Insanity of Obama and Congress

    03/19/2010 8:51:31 AM PDT · by ezfindit · 32 replies · 1,066+ views
    RedState via CDS ^ | 3/19/2010 | Cat Corben
    Presently, Americans find themselves fighting for their own freedom from tyranny under Obama, Pelosi, Reid and the rest of the Democrat-led Congress. The American people have been consistent and clear in their will: kill the ObamaCare bill. We all agree that the Democrats are committing political suicide and a mauling is going to take place in November with the GOP gaining a significant number of seats in Congress–maybe even the long shot of a 2/3 majority to override any presidential vetoes and even impeach Obama and members of Congress. Goals, indeed. [...] There can be no other explanation for the...
  • The Hunt for Health Care Votes: Democrats to Watch

    03/18/2010 12:51:20 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 12 replies · 643+ views
    CBSNews ^ | 3/18/10 | Jill Jackson
    Today is the day the clock starts running. Once Democrats post their health bill online there will be seventy-two hours until House Democrats bring it up for a vote Sunday afternoon. The Democrats' whip team will be busy in that seventy-two hours furiously counting the votes, twisting arms and convincing some of their skeptical members to support the health care bill. Speaker Nancy Pelosi can only afford to lose thirty-seven Democrats if every Republican votes against the bill. CBS News will be measuring the whip team's progress.

    03/18/2010 6:44:10 AM PDT · by blueyon · 8 replies · 660+ views
    Sen Scott Garrett ^ | 3/18/10 | Sen Scott Garretts Notes
    Cornhusker Kickback: Perhaps the most well known in the Senate bill, the provision, included at the behest of Sen. Ben Nelson (D-NE), ensures that Nebraska would be the only state to have the full amount of its increased Medicaid costs paid for by the federal government. The Louisiana Purchase: The Senate bill provides extra Medicaid funding for any state in which every county has been declared a disaster area. Because of Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana is the only state that would qualify for the money. The $300 million provision for Louisiana was slipped in late in the process to persuade Sen....
  • The Senate Health Bill: Ordinary Americans Have Been Warned

    03/17/2010 7:46:03 PM PDT · by myknowledge · 22 replies · 771+ views
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | March 17, 2010 | Richard Sherwood
    As the House of Representatives prepares for a final round of debate on the health care legislation, ordinary Americans must grasp the huge impact on the future of the country. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pulling out all the stops to get the 216 votes needed to pass the Senate health bill, H.R. 3590 (PDF). The Speaker is also promising to fix the Senate bill’s many objectionable components later through the budget reconciliation process, parliamentary rules normally used to reconcile tax and spending provisions with the annual congressional budget resolution. Meanwhile, the House leadership is also reportedly pursuing the controversial...
  • New Poll Finds Americans Really, Really Don’t Like Obamacare...46% of Doctors Consider Quitting

    03/17/2010 1:40:14 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 20 replies · 379+ views
    GatewayPundit.FirstThings ^ | March 17, 2010 | Jim Hoft
    New Poll Finds Americans Really, Really Don’t Like Obamacare …Update: 46% of Doctors Consider Quitting Wednesday, March 17, 2010 Jim Hoft It’s beyond sleazy. A new poll shows that Obamacare is very unpopular with the majority of Americans. Pajamas Media reported: Today, the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest Advance (CMPI-A), in partnership with Pajamas Media, is releasing national survey data on Americans’ views of the proposed health care reform legislation before Congress… The CMPI-A/PJM poll demonstrates an extremely high level of concern with the current bill: · Six in ten Americans (60%) agree that a current Democrat proposal...
  • Obama: Procedures Aren't Important; Vote Is 'For' Or 'Against' Reform

    03/17/2010 1:13:59 PM PDT · by Son House · 61 replies · 1,427+ views
    NPR ^ | March 17, 2010 | By Mark Memmott
    President Barack Obama, in an interview due to be broadcast at 6 p.m. ET on Fox News Channel's Special Report with Bret Baier: "I don't spend a lot of time worrying about what the procedural rules are in the House or Senate. What I can tell you is that the vote that's taken in the House will be a vote for health care reform. And if people vote yes, whatever form that takes, that is going to be a vote for health care reform. And I don't think we should pretend otherwise. "And if they don't -- if they vote...
  • Comprehensive List of Tax Hikes in Government Health Bill to be Voted on by House.

    03/17/2010 11:07:59 AM PDT · by Andrea19 · 11 replies · 816+ views
    ATR ^ | 3/17/2010 | Ryan Ellis
    Tax on Indoor Tanning Services (Page 373 of Manager’s amendment/$2.7 billion/July 1, 2010): New 10% excise tax on Americans using indoor tanning salons Blue Cross/Blue Shield Tax Hike (Page 2044/Sec. 9016/$0.4 bil/Jan 2010): The special tax deduction in current law for Blue Cross/Blue Shield companies would only be allowed if 85 percent or more of premium revenues are spent on clinical services Excise Tax on Charitable Hospitals (page 2001/Sec. 9007/Min$/immediate): $50,000 per hospital if they fail to meet new "community health assessment needs," "financial assistance," and "billing and collection" rules set by HHS (updated on page 364 of manager’s amendment)...
  • Obama's health care plan picks up support

    03/17/2010 9:31:49 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 24 replies · 627+ views
    Associated Press ^ | March 17, 2010 | ALAN FRAM and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's much-challenged health care overhaul gained traction Wednesday as a liberal lawmaker became the first to switch his opposition and Catholic nuns declared their support in an unusual public break with the bishops. Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, long a supporter of Medicare-for-all, voted against the House Democratic bill in November because it did not go far enough in creating a robust government-run plan to compete with private insurance. But Kucinich said Wednesday that the bill coming before the House represents the best chance to expand coverage to the uninsured, even if it does not include...
  • (IA Representative Steve) King calls for revolution, losing sleep over socialist health care

    03/17/2010 9:45:46 AM PDT · by Free Vulcan · 29 replies · 1,173+ views
    Iowa Independent ^ | 3.16.10 | Jason Hancock
    Americans should launch a “Velvet Revolution”-style uprising against the federal government in order to put a stop to creeping socialism and defeat health care reform, U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Kiron, said Tuesday. King was a featured speaker at several “Kill the Bill” rallies in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday morning that were designed to stop health care reform legislation. In an interview with the liberal site Huffington Post, King said there are a lot of similarities between current-day America and Czechoslovakia under communism.