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March 15, 2010

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Clarice

The Hill:
GOP claims confidence from
'deem and pass' abandonment
The Hill, by Michael O'Brien
Original Article
Posted By:LOL Thomas, 3/20/2010 7:03:01 PM
Republicans said they were emboldened Saturday by Democrats' decision to abandon a procedural maneuver to pass health reform legislation. House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) said that if the GOP's opposition could forestall Democrats from using the so-called "deem and pass" maneuver, then they could block healthcare bill as a whole. "The decision to abandon the ‘Slaughter Solution’ is a victory for the American people, who want a straight up-or-down vote. If we can stop the ‘deem scheme,’ we can stop this bill," Boehner said in a statement.

Clarice

Larwyned the thread damnit.

Melinda Romanoff

Doing much the same thing, but without the cigarettes, and none of the money.

Working for this guy.

At his old ranch in Boulder, WY, not the new one in Dubois, WY.

Janet

I much prefer the BOLD mistake, rather than the italic one...old eyes.

"Obama sucks!" caro said vehemently.

Gee, Mel, I think I met the Marlboro man's daughter a couple of years ago. I was pouring at a charity wine tasting and she had the coolest cowboy hat. She said it had belonged to her father, the Marlboro Man.

Sue says Obama Sucks

Do you realize how old we are if we remember the Marlboro Man? ::sigh::

"Obama sucks!" caro said vehemently.

If Matheson votes YES he will be toast in Utah.

Jim Ryan

If the Stupak bloc holds, then it's over for Nancy. Over at FDL:

That makes it 207 No votes and 204 Yes votes. Ten are still undecided, and ten are potentially part of the Stupak bloc.

Jim Ryan

If the Stupak bloc holds, then it's over for Nancy. Over at FDL:

That makes it 207 No votes and 204 Yes votes. Ten are still undecided, and ten are potentially part of the Stupak bloc.

Sue says Obama Sucks

Per Lopez at The Corner...

Executive Order [Kathryn Jean Lopez]


I hear Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) has signed off on the idea. That's an iron-clad guarantee it's no real alternative for any member who calls himself "pro-life."

"Obama sucks!" caro said vehemently.

Janet, slaughter is now passe. Our work on that front is done.

Melinda Romanoff

You should see my hat, caro. (Straw one died several years ago) Nothing says work like a good felt hat. I have a silver civil war style hat band, but this is close.

JanesaysObamasucks

I really can't figure out the whole voting disparity

skintagremover

Rejection! I think he should go for a plague like SARs or something and blame the terrorists. Earthquakes are boring and so's he.

Be good to the king and he will be good to you(and your family).

narciso

I met Cesar Gaviria, former Columbian president and OAS chief in a supermarket in S, Florida, he's Al Gore with a Spanish accent, and a local telenovela star from my
youth, you ended up not a very vane annoying
individual; kind of like Anne Hathaway ending
up like Meryl Streep, I hope that was obscure
enough

RB says BOzo Sux

It's a demonstration of the honesty and transparency of the entire BOzo administration, Jane. They Dems lie like rotten curs from top to bottom.

Porchlight says Obama sucks

Hi all,

Reposting Sue's earlier comment - some of the JOM gang are hanging out here b/c of the long thread problem:

JOM backup You have to register but access is immediate after you verify your account through your email

Be sure to scroll through all the pages of comments - the navigation buttons are in the upper and lower LH areas of the screen.

matt

I think if this passes I'm going to immediately file a human rights case with the UN. They hate the US government so much they will probably take the matter up just for Sh*ts & giggles. Cuba, Iran, and Libya can then beat Obama up every day for the next 3 years.

What I did do was to fax a letter to Loretta Sanchez, whose district my office is in and attach a copy of a $1,000 check to her Republican opponent. There is a very strong likelihood she's going to get tossed. The Vietnamese and Anglos in the district are seriously upset. They need to get the message that there is a freight train coming right at them.

MJW

A vain attempt to undo bold.

MJW

Too bad. I hoped by putting the closing tags in my name instead of the message, Typepad would let them through. How clever is Typepad to allow unclosed tags, but filter out closing tags?

DrJ

Where is everyone posting? This is an important time! Where is Tom?

Clarice

We're posting here, Dr J, but upthread is a link to a backup thread should we need one--go there, sign up, and bookmark it in case you need it.

Sue says Obama Sucks

DrJ,

http://backup.yuku.com/topic/4?page=10>JOM backup. Clarice set it up for us. You have to register but as soon as you verify it through your email, you're good to go.

Clarice

NRO
All Night Long [Robert Costa]
Senior Dem staffer says abortion/executive order deliberations will take place tonight at the White House.

Stupak won't be there... Dem staffer says "this still isn't nailed down"

Clarice

I like AOS 's idea to make an EO out of macaroni and glue and put it on the refrigerator door.

Sue says Obama Sucks

Cardoza Declares & Smears [Robert Costa]


Outside the Speaker's office, Rep. Dennis Cardoza (D., Calif.) says there is "silent majority" in this country that wants Obamacare, and that's why he's voting "yes." He says he doesn't take "tea-bag" protesters seriously, because, to him, "they're being trained . . . and awfully loud. So loud."

Cardoza had previously been opposed to the "Slaughter solution."

"There was a tea-bag training in my home district," he laments. "It talked about being a tea-bag terrorist. They're training these people to get in our faces."

This was the congresscritter that was almost in tears today telling one sob story after the other.

narciso

Cardoza wasn't he one of the ones whose district was being starved of water, like
the old time Visitors used to do. I guess they
drained all the fluid from his brain as well.

Loretta Sanchez is your Congressperson, Matt, I sympathize, good god there must be a picture
of her in the dictionary, right next to the
word 'clueless'. For all the bombast of Bob
Dornan, this was nowhere close to the solution

Sue says Obama Sucks

Yes, Cardoza was promised water. Most of the sob stories were about him or his family.

JanesaysObamasucks

Gawd he sounds like an ass - and an idiot. Only a fool would be still using the words "tea bag"

matt

I gave her money and know her, narciso. Dornan was on another planet at the time, and she used to be reasonably conservative. That lasted 2 terms. Now she is one of DC's biggest phonies and quite left.

My congressman is actually John Campbell, who is great, but I am involved in Loretta's district because my company is there.

These Congressfools who are dumping all over the tea partiers are the most delusional individuals I may ever have seen. I wonder if they have seen the polling numbers in their districts, or just don't care anymore.

They probably figure that, after they burn the Reichstag they'll be in control anyway.And unfortunately, I am only saying that half in jest.

narciso

They are willing to turn the Central Valley into a scene out of the "Grapes of Wrath"
for the sake of the smelt, what's the phrase
"stupid is as stupid does'

Sue says Obama Sucks

Cardoza made a point today of saying after he culled all of the out of his district messages and duplicates the messages he received were 3900 for him voting yes, 2200 for him voting no.

Clarice

Organizing for America says Sanchez hasn't made up her mind yet.Call her Matt


*****UPDATE: Rep. Sanchez's DC number is no longer taking voice mails. The best number to call her at is at her Santa Ana campaign office. We've updated the script in Neighbor to Neighbor with the new information. If you live in congressional district 47 (Central Orange County), let Rep. Sanchez know that you support the President and want the health reform bill to pass:

714-839-4431

We need one more California Member of Congress to commit to voting YES on health insurance reform. Please make calls NOW to constituents in Congressional District 47, home of Loretta Sanchez. Rep. Sanchez voted Yes for health reform last fall. Tell people to let her know she MUST support it NOW.

MaryAnne says Obama sucks even though MaryAnne yells at her grown children when they say the word suck.

Elliott - glad that I made you laugh! The backup thread is working if you're interested. I'm now confused about the
Executive Order business. Is that a ploy to sway the few left in the Stupak group? What would it way that would be different from what's in the Senate bill. How many Stupakers are left anyway. I guess I'm looking for anything to hold onto in terms of killing the bill. And if it's such a great plan - why didn't President Silver
Tongue go outside and speak with the thousands of Americans outside?

Clarice

Stupak says 6 stand with him..Cantor confirmed that earlier. I think the EO idea is stupid. That the pro choice crowd is ok with that is proof is a numbskull ploy.

"Obama sucks!" caro said vehemently.

Like BOzo is really going to do an EO that hinders taxpayer funded abortions. LOL

Clarice

Like they wouldn't stick funding for abortion into something else.

Ann says Obama Sucks!

I shook Sarah Palin's hand.

Laura

Why not promise the EO? The ponies and rainbows are already in the pipeline and we all know all the miracles he worked to win the Nobel.
Could this be anymore farcical? I think the whole thing would make a great Monty Python movie. Not a single one of these corrupt thieves can believe this bill is about anything but raw power. And they are so bad at the whole thing, inept and blundering.

MaryAnne says Obama sucks even though MaryAnne yells at her grown children when they say the word suck.

OT - but you know that green hat that Sarah wore and looked so fabulous? I work at a college and a lot of young women wear that hat now - or variations. I wonder if they know that Sarah started the trend.

JM Hanes

Melinda:

Did I hear felt hat? Here's mine:

JMH Hat

Added a long turkey feather I picked up in the woods last month. Looks great, but tends to get snagged when you're taking pix in the underbrush.

JM Hanes

Oops. That looks a lot bigger than I thought it would from the preview.

Ann says Obama Sucks!

Jay Cost RTweet:

ATTENTION: Spokesman for Rep. Glenn Nye says that rumors he has decided to vote 'yes' on #HCR are NOT TRUE. It's a hoax.

Clarice

IBD:


Health Bill Will Fail Without Stupak Democrats
By Ed Carson
Sat., March 20, '10 8:13 PM ET
Tags: Health Care - ObamaCare - Stupak - Abortion - Pelosi
Two more key Democrats decided to vote against ObamaCare, Blue Dog leader Jim Matheson of Utah and Ohio’s Zack Space. Space voted yes for the House health bill in November.
Remember, it’s 216 votes for a majority. Right now, there are 207 no votes, or 217 including the 10 pro-life Stupak Democrats, according to Firedoglake. There are just 205* yes votes with no leaners and 9 undecided.
The bottom line: Speaker Nancy Pelosi appears to have two roads to victory:
1. Satisfy the Stu-Pak regarding abortion funding language without offending pro-choice members. It’s still possible: Pelosi made a last-minute deal in November to win over pro-life Dems. But pro-choice members went along that time because they thought, correctly, that the Senate would remove or soften the abortion language.
2. Peel off a couple of Stupak Democrats with carrots and sticks. Then grab all the undecided members, which is by no means assured.
The latest proposed solution is for the White House to issue an executive order reiterating no federal funding for abortion. It's not clear if this will satisfy Stupak, but if a few members of his bloc go along, that might be enough for Pelosi.
Meanwhile, Matheson was clear on why he’ll vote no, it’ll “leave our nation worse off":
"I am saddened that the year-long debate on health reform has resulted in legislation that is too expensive, contains too many special deals, does not contain health care costs and will result in increases in health insurance premiums and therefore I will vote against the legislation,” he said.
Space apparently didn’t get the must-pass-something memo from the White House:
“Getting it done just to get it done is not something we should be doing. We should be doing it right.”
* This discussion assumes that Oregon’s Peter DeFazio and other members grumbling about Medicare’s regional reimbursement rate disparities end up voting yes. There appears to be a deal on that issue.

verner

Oh Clarice, please god let it be so!!!!

Clarice

NRO:
Loretta Sanchez [Kathryn Jean Lopez]
may not show up for the vote? Roll Call reports she was "nowhere to be found" today.

Clarice

It's a really elegant hat jmh.

Ann says Obama Sucks!

Photobucket

I like it!

Clarice

AP
U.S. Rep. Travis Childers says he will vote “no” on President Barack Obama’s health care bill. The Mississippi Democrat released a statement Thursday. He has been under pressure from conservative constituent groups to vote against it and from Democratic House leaders to support it. A vote is expected as early as Sunday. Childers, who is in his first full term and faces a tough re-election campaign, says he decided against the bill because of its “large price tag” and lack of tough language to prohibit federal funding of abortion.

Sue says Obama Sucks

I need to say over here. I just started a fight over at Hot Air with other conservatives. ::sigh:: I need more liquor. Or something.

daddy

Info Please,

Just got a Union Message urging us to make immediate calls and donations etc in favor of jobs Legislation proposed by these 2 Dems: (Rep. Tim Bishop (D-N.Y.), Rep. Mike Michaud (D-Maine).

Well I already see the weasle Bishop has decided he's a yes, so he's obviously happy as hell to destroy millions of jobs today and in the future. Any info on where this Mike Michaud guy stands on HCR?

FWIW, simply that they have a D behind their names is enuff for me to never send the bastards a nickle regardless ever. Screw Legislation that might benefit my job personally---these bastards are trying to destroy my country, and country comes first. Why the hell can't these SOB's understand that?

narciso

Geraldo is being an idiot, I know what else is new

Laura

And I think JMH is one of the hand full of people who would suit it, Clarice

Porchlight says Obama sucks

Sue, which thread? I'll back you up.

I haven't been to HotAir all day which is actually sort of amazing for me. It's helped a lot with my mood.

Daddy

Just FYI,

The Union message above about supporting the Legislation proposed by these 2 Dem's who are part of the Kabal top sell ordinary ASmericans and their jobs and children down the river, colcludes like this:

"This legislation will help U.S. workers keep their jobs without affecting existing code-share agreements," said Capt. John Prater, ALPA's president, when the bill was introduced. "This bill is a win for the American worker and for our economy. We urge Congress to swiftly pass it."

As if these 2 jackasses gave a shit about the American worker and our Economy.

Clarice

True, Laura..the hat looks as wide as I am tall..OTOH that color suits me.

Sue says Obama Sucks

Porch,

It's over. A misunderstanding but I didn't take too kindly to being called a troll. I reposted Clarice's information about Sanchez and OfA without making it clear it was from OfA and someone thought it was me saying it and I was a troll. It kind of went downhill from there. Anyway, let it go, I should have just cleared myself up and let it go earlier. I have now.

Clarice

Nye of Va confirms he's voting no.
U.S. Rep. Glenn Nye announced Saturday night he is voting against the Democratic health care bill today, saying it doesn’t do enough to lower the cost of health care.

RB says BOzo Sux

Can anyone remember a legislative farce of this magnitude occurring before? If BOzo and Botoxic are defeated, isn't Botoxic finished as Speaker?

I cannot see any political benefit to be derived by the Democrats in forcing through legislation of this magnitude over such strong public opposition. It doesn't really go far enough to satisfy the commie segment of their base and it goes way too far for the remaining Democrat moderates.

Clarice

Roll Call:
As their whip efforts narrow to a just handful of Members, House Democratic leaders are facing an unlikely problem vote: Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.). Sanchez was nowhere to be found on Saturday — she was in Florida on a fundraising jaunt, two Democratic sources said — and while leaders expected her to return for the Sunday vote on final passage, they weren’t assured. What’s more, leaders now list the Orange County Democrat as a “no” vote.

Porchlight says Obama sucks

Sue,

I'm glad you got it resolved. Probably some itchy triggers over there on a day like today (and I understand Allah's made it clear that he's wielding the ban hammer).

Still, it surprises me sometimes how some of the regulars don't know who's who. There really are only a handful of trolls over there.

Clarice

Hush yo mouf, RB--I haven't had this much fun in I don't know how long. I love it when a stupid plan blows up.

Elliott

As someone over at yuku already has my username of choice, I seek an ingenious alternative. Suggestions/nominations will be accepted, popular sentiment will be considered, and, if necessary, the wishes of The Silent Majority will be invoked.

Clarice

Erasmus, elliott beause you are an international scholar of note

narciso

I've never been able to register at Hot Air,
daddy, I think it's time to bring Robot Nixon
into the mix, who would have ever thought that
Futurama would end up almost cinema verite, besides the thousand year time lag

Ann says Obama Sucks!

Kathryn Jean LOPEZ over at NRO has some really good Tea Party pictures from today.

I am going to post the ones you will never see at MSNBC or CNN because we are all racists.

Photobucket:

MaryAnne says Obama sucks even though MaryAnne yells at her grown children when they say the word suck.

Why would the leaders count Sanchez as a no? Is she really a no or possibly a no-show? Perhaps she is angry that illegal aliens are not covered? Wow, this intrigue is unreal and I'm having a hard time going to bed (gotta get up early). I pray that Stupak and his group do not cave or fall for the EO.

RB says BOzo Sux

"I love it when a stupid plan blows up."

What plan? This is Animal House meets Police Academy V on Airplane III.

Clarice

She reportedly was in Fla for a fundraiser but apparently there's no assurance she'll be back tomorrow.

Ann says Obama Sucks!

There are more black Americans at the Tea Party then MSNBC or CNN have on their cable channels:

Photobucket

Ann says Obama Sucks!

Here is a World War II Vet:

Photobucket

There is more, go to NRO and see.

MikeS

Suggestions/nominations will be accepted

Rocky Thruster

Porchlight says Obama sucks

Hey all,

I like the backup thread at Yuku but I will be really bummed if the gang is split up tomorrow for the big day.

Since one pretty much ends up refreshing threads wherever one goes, do you think we'll all be back here?

It's weird b/c I know this has happened before - everyone in different threads for an important event. I just can't think of an example.

Anyway just wanted to put my two cents in for choosing a JOM thread and sticking with it. Then maybe going to Yuku if something insurmountable happens.

And if I know TM, he'll show up and give us six new threads and then we'll be split up all over again. :)

Melinda Romanoff

JMH-

You have mail. I'm the one with the short hair.

Ann says Obama Sucks!

I truly despise what is going on in the house with these deem-ocrats:

From NRO:
There Goes Another Promise [Yuval Levin]

“Rules governing floor debate must be reported before 10 p.m. for a bill to be considered the following day.”
-Nancy Pelosi, A New Direction for America, page 24

If you turn to C-SPAN2, you’ll see that the Rules Committee is still very much at work on the rules for tomorrow’s debate. Oh well.

Clarice

Insty: "I’m also getting email reports that Rep. Lincoln Davis’s (D-TN) office is saying he will vote no, though I haven’t been able to find a published report to that effect."

Barbara

"Anyway just wanted to put my two cents in for choosing a JOM thread and sticking with it. Then maybe going to Yuku if something insurmountable happens."

Good idea.

Sue says Obama Sucks

The Wanted thread is still active and not nearly as large as this one. We can move there in the morning, if it is still open.

Janet

Elliott - A character from a favorite book? Or simply Mr. Elliott. Dignified but not too pretentious....

Clarice

That's my hope, Porch.


**Kos is upset Reps will use Motions to recommit the way snake emanuel did against them.

http://hillbuzz.org/2010/03/20/daily-kos-in-full-on-pants-wetting-meltdown-over-motions-to-recommit/>Goose,gander

MaryAnne says Obama sucks even though MaryAnne yells at her grown children when they say the word suck.

I will listen to what the JOM people want and I will support the wishes of the majority -a concept that our president has not yet grasped. Tomorrow is a big day!

Melinda Romanoff

Elliot-

I would suggest "Ness" but it's probably taken.

Perhaps, Mercer might be an elusive enough name to work under.

Just a thought.

Pofarmer

Outside the Speaker's office, Rep. Dennis Cardoza (D., Calif.) says there is "silent majority" in this country that wants Obamacare, and that's why he's voting "yes."

What an idiot.

Cardoza made a point today of saying after he culled all of the out of his district messages and duplicates the messages he received were 3900 for him voting yes, 2200 for him voting no.

Including the ones that couldn't get through?

They have time for this, but they don't have time to read the damned bill?

MikeS


Suggestions/nominations..

ThunderBear

Ann says Obama Sucks!

Ditto, Porchlight!

Here is a great pic from today:

Photobucket
Makes me very proud of the Tea Party!

MikeS

there is "silent majority" in this country that wants Obamacare

Does that guy have ESP, or did he learn that when the aliens abducted him?

Janet

LUN via Blackfive - I will always be a marine wife....

On Sunday 14 March, Cpl Jonathan Daniel Porto, my one and only soul mate, died while on operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan when the vehicle he was in flipped over.

Pictures of the couple and their lovely baby daughter at the link.

Porchlight says Obama sucks

Or simply Mr. Elliott. Dignified but not too pretentious....

Well, unless you count Mr. Elliot in Persuasion, Janet. He's the complete opposite of our Elliott.

Pofarmer

Me and my hat

Clarice

Members of the CBC lied, claiming they were subjected to racial epithets and spit on by the tea partiers as they walked thru them.CNN printed that as fact though others there heard or so no such thing.

Here's a video of the event.

I call B.S. and I am sick of this nonsense.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SCs6pSE8_I&feature=player_embedded> Everyday's another Selma

Ann says Obama Sucks!

Ditto, Porchlight!

Here is a great pic from today:

Photobucket
Makes me very proud of the Tea Party!

Janet

ThunderBear...Rocky Thruster! Boy MikeS has the market on He-Man names!

Janet

Well, unless you count Mr. Elliot in Persuasion...okay then, maybe Mr. ThunderBear? Or Stu?

Clarice

Janet I think it was pagar who alerted us to the Portos the other night.

Ann says Obama Sucks!

Clarice:

That Hillbuzz post was right on:

It’s going to be impossible for Democrats to hide the fact that the current president wants federal tax money to pay for abortions.

----->
If you want to see more racial nonsense go here

Pofarmer

Members of the CBC lied

No honor.

Stephanie

The CBC lie was just repeated on the local news here in the ATL.

MSM asswipes...

Sue says Obama Sucks

While it seems our dear leader has been gone forever, he has really only been missing 4 days. His last post was on Wednesday. If he doesn't show up tomorrow or Monday at the latest, we'll send the hounds after him.

Clarice

Steph--email them the url for the video and ask them to provide some evidence they aren't merely repeating slander.
Chaco has a PJM up i which he estimates the crowd size as 30k.

Ann says Obama Sucks!

Stephanie:

Nice to see ya!

I am so tired of being called a racist and a homophobe but they get away with calling us tea baggers.

We have to scream "Prove It"! Dana Bash should be fired for repeating what these scum bag congressman say without any confirmed proof.

It reminds me of "yes, we have the votes". There is no evidence.

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