Skip to comments.Cash for Cloture: Demcare bribe list, Pt. II Don't Think We're Not Keeping Score
Posted on 12/21/2009 12:13:52 AM PST by Cecilia Trent
A month ago, I compiled Part I of the Demcare bribe list as Harry Reid rushed before Thanksgiving to secure his first cloture vote on the government health care takeover. (Quick re-cap: $300 million Louisiana Purchase for Landrieu; $300 million California doctor payments; AARP goodies; abortion and union lobby concessions.)
Heres Part II of the Cash for Cloture bribe list all in one handy place (hat tip again to my friend ChristinaKB for the apt phrase she first coined on November 21 for the Demcare wheeling and dealing).
GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell alluded to all this backroom dealing on the floor early this morning before the cloture vote, but lamely refused to name names on the Senate floor.
Screw Senate collegiality. Let the sun shine in.
(Excerpt) Read more at michellemalkin.com ...
First they said don’t worry it won’t pass the House.
And it did.
Then they said don’t worry it won’t pass the Senate.
And it will.
Next they’ll be telling us it won’t pass....
They also said the Republic would survive....
. . . as John McCain said we have nothing to fear from an Obama Presidency. Every time he makes an appearance on the screen (tube is becoming passe’) the interviewer should run that video clip.
They had their 60 votes so Snowe and Collins didnt have to vote .
Letting them off the hook so they can screw us at a later date.
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