Skip to comments.Well, this is it!
Posted on 11/20/2009 10:01:44 AM PST by Art in Idaho
The headline says they are going to vote on the health care bill on Saturday night around 8 pm. I just cant believe this is happening. Ive heard the Republicans dont even have a copy of the bill yet. The Senate bill is 2,074 pages. You know no one has read it. We know its full of entitlements and lays the framework for another bloated bureaucracy that will wreck our economy. Weve all seen the Leninist quote, Medicine is the keystone of the arch of socialism. Ive seen polls where 60-70% of the American people do not want socialized medicine. If this passes well have to put up with the smirks of Pelosi, Reid, Schumer and Obama as they will then feel Amnesty and Gun Control will be slam-dunks. Do you realize what kind of country we will have then? A dictatorship, thats what!
What can we do? We can burn up the phones and faxes today and tomorrow. Contact your Senator by calling the U.S. Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121. A switchboard operator will connect you directly with the Senate office you request. Further contact info Here.
We can demand the Bill be read aloud. Those that can, please show up at the Capitol today and tomorrow with your signs and give them the message that we do Not want Socialized Medicine! I would like to see a 9/12 Rally type of response, but I realize people are busy and working (as I am tomorrow) and cant just drop everything to be there. Those in the District area if you can, make an appearance, even if for a short while.
I was watching the series on History last night, the WWII in HD and started to cry when the old vets started to talk. I was especially touched by the Nurse June when she described her experiences. I then thought personally of losing an Uncle in WWII, (a sniper got him on Leyte), a brother-in-law in Vietnam, (a sniper got him as he was riding on a tank in Quang-Tri Province), and the eleven other guys I knew who were killed or injured in Vietnam. All of these people died fighting tyranny in one form or another. Have all the men and women who have died for this country, from the War of Independence to the present day, died in vain?
I then snapped back to thoughts of the Obama and the Health Care vote. Now we have a Marxist President whos fundamental goal is to completely transform the fabric of the United States into a communist country. Socialized Medicine is one of the first steps. I then fear they will push Amnesty for illegals, Cap and Trade, and God forbid, Gun Control. At what point should we take a stand? Should it be now? Should we tell the senators that a vote for socialized medicine would start an Armed Revolution by 100 million Americans? Where is the line in the sand? Can we afford to wait until November 2010? I honestly hope we can. .
One ring then “all circuits are busy”
time after time after time....
1) we ARE burning up the phone lines OR
2) they’ve pulled the plug so we can’t get thru
When the house bill passed a few weeks ago there were some on here that said that the senate would never pass the bill. Some took issue with my comments about the fact that the democrats would do what ever it takes to get this bill passed in the senate. It WILL happen. The two houses will reconcile and we ALL will be in a world of hurt like never before.
No, they are counting on most of America tuning into the hockey, basketball or college football games, hitting the bars, having parties - in essence, doing what Americans do to forget about work and pretend the country isn't going to H*ll in a handbasket.
Nearly time to, as Pat Buchanan put it, ride to the sound of the guns...
These idiots think anything changes by doing it on Saturday night?...L.O.L.!....These rats will all boil in hell for this!!
I can’t believe Americans would do this to fellow Americans, let alone our own Government. I remember Ted Kennedy saying “YOU DOUBT MY PATRIOTISM” and now I can emphatically state YES! YES, you freakin’ POS!
That is what these dirt bags have been up to behind the scenes these last couple of decades. People of faith and America needs to prepare for a new history. George Washington and Ben Franklin despised this day, but it is up to us now.
We have lost America.
Just tried calling - their phone system is all messed up!
But a reformed Constitutional America will rise from the ashes.
The Eagle of Freedom dines on the flesh of Patriots and needs periodic meals. Those who have died for this country did so to preserve freedom & liberty for their peers and families.
The Eagle is hungry again; this time the enemy is domestic rather than foreign. How can or will the Patriots respond?
I’ve gotten 4 wrong senator’s offices voice mail (so far!). I don’t know either...
My congressional delegation have their phones off the hook. Email is full. Faxes have been disabled.
A caller on the Hugh Hewitt show last night made the excellent suggestion that the Republicans should announce now that if elected in 2010 they will Repeal this bill if it passes in ANY form. The majority is going to be so steamed at the Dems for ramming this down our throats it would catapult them to unbelievable numbers.
Hey, I like that idea. When we can get through, tell that to Congress if they want to even be considered for reelection!
Just to clarify.. The vote on Saturday is not to pass this bill. It’s a procedural vote to decide if the bill can go to the next step - which is debate.
Keep the pressure on your senators!
Don’t know why there aren’t any rallies in D.C. the way there were for the House vote, guess people have run out of energy.
Yeah, I get that way at times,(of course being 65 has nothing to do with it, hrumph!). I just keep telling myself, Think of the Founding Fathers. .
The constitution is only 30 pages of printouts, The law of the land.
WTF is with this 2000 page BS.
The founding fathers were so much smarter than any judge or gov. official we have today.
Anyone who votes for this sh!t needs to be baned from politics.
I’ll be there!
My wife doesn’t like the idea but, I told her that’s what you get when you wed a Marine!
I’ll die b4 going to my knees for the dems or the dam muzzies.
They are NOT voting on the bill. They are voting on whether to proceed formally with floor debate on the bill.
It doesn’t matter what anyone does. If they have the votes they will pass it, no matter what the consequences. Congressional Democrats and the president are willing to go down with the vote if it means their Socialist movement gets to implement the dream they’ve had for 70 years, to control the American people using their healthcare against them.
The Marxist pres_ _ent and his commie cabinet and czars is precisely what the democrat party wanted in order to consolidate power. The democrat party is a Marxist criminal enterprise which discovered long ago that they could not get a majority of we the people to agree to their usurpation of the Republic so they have taken this stealth route using an affirmative action figure for his ‘blackness’ to deceive the public into believing he is anything but the commie he actually is. Reid and Pelosi are going to pass a bill that takes over more than the 1/6 th of the American economy. That lie is the fifth column enemedia’s concession to facts. The reality is much more harsh. Every aspect of life can be misconstrued by lying democrats to relate to healthcare so they can regulate it.
Don’t get tricked by the procedural mumbo-jumbo...this vote is critical to getting this passed by end of year...
This is the Senate version of the idiotic Stupak amendment...keep the eye on the prize...we must kill this now so it can’t pass this year.
Time is our ally The longer this debates the harder it will be to pass - the truth is coming out.
As you all know, the Saturday vote will be only to "debate" the bill, but the ruse is that if it passes, then the "nuclear option" will be put into play and it could pass the final vote with 51 votes instead of 60. This is a ploy devised by reid and pelosi so the borderline blue dogs could claim later that they voted 'against' the bill, thereby saving their hides at election time...but it's all a lie. If they vote "yes" on Saturday, then ARE voting for the bill, because they are throwing it into the nuclear option arena.
So in a way, Saturday is the "final" vote, then the rest is history? . . Damn them!
Do we have clarification on what Lieberman is going to do? Any updates?
God help us all!
"Reid said that a key procedural vote that will allow the Senate to formally move to the legislation will take place Saturday evening. If Reid secures 60 votesthe number needed to break a filibusterthe Senate will begin debate on the bill after legislators come back from next weeks Thanksgiving recess."
Does this mean Lieberman can't attempt to filibuster then?
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