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I wonder what the WITCH is doing now?

Discussion in 'Politics, Elections & Legislation' started by bigdogtx, Jan 19, 2010.

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  1. bigdogtx

    bigdogtx Well-Known Member

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    That Brown has won in Mass????Can't you just see her and dingy harry wringing their hands and pacing the floor to figure out what to do....

    "Monday, Jan 18, 2010 20:19 EST
    Pelosi: "We will have healthcare -- one way or another"
    House speaker sounds confident of reform passage, even with a big loss for Democrats possibly on the horizon
    By Alex Koppelman
    Given what looks like the impending loss of the party's Senate supermajority, Democrats have reason to be down in the dumps about healthcare reform. But if that's the way House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's feeling, she's not showing it publicly.

    "Let's remove all doubt, we will have healthcare one way or another," Pelosi said during an event in San Francisco on Monday. "Certainly the dynamic would change depending on what happens in Massachusetts. Just the question about how we would proceed. But it doesn't mean we won't have a health care bill."

    There is one way to pass the bill, even without 60 votes in the Senate, that's getting a lot of attention now. But Pelosi probably won't like it, and neither will a fair amount of her members.

    The procedure in question would involve simply having the House vote on the bill that the Senate has already passed. That would mean avoiding yet another cloture vote in the Senate, one Democrats would be likely to lose if their caucus is down to 59 members after the special election in Massachusetts on Tuesday.

    House liberals will be upset about this idea, and progressive activists would likely be angry as well, but it may well be the only option left, and Democrats are reportedly leaning towards it. On Monday night, the New York Times reported: "The White House and Democratic Congressional leaders, scrambling for a backup plan to rescue their health care legislation if Republicans win the special election in Massachusetts on Tuesday, are preparing to ask House Democrats to approve the Senate version of the bill, which would send the measure directly to President Obama for his signature.""
     
  2. Don Steele

    Don Steele Well-Known Member

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    You gotta know they are trying DESPARATELY to find out what the right price is to get anyone of the "40" to become a new Obamacare supporter...!!! A retiring Republican is a choice target. This thing ain't over 'til it's over...!!!!
    Nelson and Landrieu might not be the only one's up there with a "For Sale" sign on their butt....!!!!
     
  3. halfmile

    halfmile Well-Known Member

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    One can only hope

    HM
     
  4. PerazziBigBore

    PerazziBigBore TS Member

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    Everyone has a price... but what I don't understand.. Over half the voters in America have stated..again.. and again... and louder.. and louder..NO MORE DEBT...NO MORE ENTITLEMENTS.. NO GOVERNMENT CONTROLLED HEALTHCARE.. The Democraps just.. bull headedly push forward.. falling on their swords.. Can't they hear the words???
     
  5. pyrdek

    pyrdek Well-Known Member

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    If Pelosi, Reed and Obama DO try to get this into law by making an endrun around all previous precedents and history, it might just be the tipping point for 1776 Part 2!
     
  6. ivanhoe

    ivanhoe Well-Known Member

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    PerazziBigBore

    "The Democraps just.. bull headedly push forward.. falling on their swords.. Can't they hear the words???"

    Yes they can here the words they see the outcome of the election in Mass. Even though I feel it was a national election judging by the number of out of state contributions that were received.

    They are still treating it like they were before the election because after it is in we will never be able to get rid of it and they all know it.

    I still say if the general public is expected to have this insurance then the member of the legislative branch of government should have it also. Not the Rolls Royce plan they have now. JMO

    Bob Lawless
     
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