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Yes, Speaker Boehner: Democrats Think You're Stupid and Weak. Yes, They're Laughing At You
Doug Ross Journal ^ | April 27, 2012 | DRJ

Posted on 04/28/2012 12:43:22 AM PDT by CaptainKrunch

How else to explain President Obama's shameless ripoff of $8.3 billion in taxpayer money, which he has turned into a de facto campaign contribution?

Let me explain: when Democrats passed the 2,700-page Obamacare bill -- you know, the one that not one person bothered to read -- they didn't realize it contained several electoral time-bombs.

One of its dictates shredded the popular Medicare Advantage (MA) program starting in... October. Yep: just before the 2012 elections. Realizing their mistake, HHS head Kathleen Sebelius decided to steal $8.3 billion from another part of Medicare to hide the mistake from seniors until after the election.

A new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) shows that a demonstration program created by the Obama Administration in Medicare Advantage (MA) is primarily designed to "demonstrate" how to hide politically unpopular parts of Obamacare.

...Obamacare’s cuts to MA would severely reduce the quality of the program and force enrollees back into traditional Medicare... "Phased in between 2012 and 2017, the MA cuts will substantially restrict the ability of Medicare beneficiaries to choose the health plans that best meet their needs and will result in substantial reductions in coverage for many millions of seniors and disabled Americans." Medicare’s Office of the Actuary predicts a 50 percent drop in enrollment by 2017.

...The GAO’s review of the [bogus] demonstration’s budgetary impact shows that it is “at least seven times larger than that of any other Medicare demonstration conducted since 1995.” The estimated cost of the program is a whopping $8.35 billion... The GAO recommended that the White House “should cancel the MA Quality Bonus Payment Demonstration and allow the MA quality bonus payment system established by [Obamacare] to take effect.”


In short, the GAO exposed the ripoff and strongly recommended that HHS cease and desist. Even The Washington Post has urged the Obama administration to stop this unlawful activity, because it is intended only to temporarily disguise the damage that Obamacare will bring.

Should HHS fail to cancel this illicit campaign contribution, the House of Representatives needs to subpoena Kathleen Sebelius and demand an explanation. And if she perjures herself, it must hold her in Contempt of Congress.

It's time to stop playing around, Speaker Boehner. It's time to fight back against this lawlessness. They're laughing at you, Mr. Speaker. They're laughing at Seniors. And they think you're stupid and weak.



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KEYWORDS: boehner; gope; obamacare; spinelessrinos
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To: Jim Noble; fatnotlazy
fatnotlazy, the above #20 was for you.

mea culpa, Jim.

21 posted on 04/28/2012 5:14:36 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Diogenesis
Your issues (nicely defined, BTW) have never been important to the Republican leadership.

And, without leadership and lots of it, we will never bring those Romney primary voters who are reachable over to our side.

22 posted on 04/28/2012 5:14:50 AM PDT by Jim Noble ("The Germans: At your feet, or at your throat" - Winston Churchill)
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To: CaptainKrunch
Yes, Boehner is weak. He's either incompetent/stupid or he works for he other team. Every six months, he gives a terrific speech, which has utterly nothing to do with the way he leads the GOP House or with his policies.

Boehner must be replaced.

23 posted on 04/28/2012 5:27:51 AM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (.Are they stupid, malicious or evil?)
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To: CaptainKrunch; All

Bad socialist/good socialist (co-conspirators acting like opposition parties). GRRRRREAT thread!

From Frederic Bastiat 1801-1850...

Men naturally rebel against the injustice of which they are victims. Thus, when plunder is organized by law for the profit of those who make the law, all the plundered classes try somehow to enter — by peaceful or revolutionary means — into the making of laws. According to their degree of enlightenment, these plundered classes may propose one of two entirely different purposes when they attempt to attain political power: Either they may wish to stop lawful plunder, or they may wish to share in it.

Woe to the nation when this latter purpose prevails among the mass victims of lawful plunder when they, in turn, seize the power to make laws! Until that happens, the few practice lawful plunder upon the many, a common practice where the right to participate in the making of law is limited to a few persons. But then, participation in the making of law becomes universal. And then, men seek to balance their conflicting interests by universal plunder. Instead of rooting out the injustices found in society, they make these injustices general. As soon as the plundered classes gain political power, they establish a system of reprisals against other classes. They do not abolish legal plunder. (This objective would demand more enlightenment than they possess.) Instead, they emulate their evil predecessors by participating in this legal plunder, even though it is against their own interests.

It is as if it were necessary, before a reign of justice appears, for everyone to suffer a cruel retribution — some for their evilness, and some for their lack of understanding.

It is impossible to introduce into society a greater change and a greater evil than this: the conversion of the law into an instrument of plunder.

(/excerpts)

SOME of the results of socialism’s plunder (note US Unfunded Liabilities)...

http://www.usdebtclock.org/


24 posted on 04/28/2012 5:35:38 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: broken_arrow1
RINOs don’t want to rock the boat, because they plan for the day when it is their turn again. No cuts or changes, just their turn to take the loot from taxpayers!

It is worse than that. They don't even want to be in the majority because they don't want to take the heat for poor governance. So they make a deal. You can run everything and we won't make more of a fuss than we have to. Just give us our cut. It was worked out pretty well for them.

25 posted on 04/28/2012 5:38:54 AM PDT by AndyJackson
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To: Diogenesis

The state with THE LARGEST “Debt to GDP Ratio” in the United States...

http://www.usdebtclock.org/state-debt-clocks/state-of-massachusetts-debt-clock.html


26 posted on 04/28/2012 5:52:43 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: CaptainKrunch
In short, the GAO exposed the ripoff and strongly recommended that HHS cease and desist. Even The Washington Post has urged the Obama administration to stop this unlawful activity, because it is intended only to temporarily disguise the damage that Obamacare will bring.

Should HHS fail to cancel this illicit campaign contribution, the House of Representatives needs to subpoena Kathleen Sebelius and demand an explanation. And if she perjures herself, it must hold her in Contempt of Congress.

It's time to stop playing around, Speaker Boehner. It's time to fight back against this lawlessness. They're laughing at you, Mr. Speaker. They're laughing at Seniors. And they think you're stupid and weak.

Right, Doug.

You have about as much chance of seeing that happen as you do winning this weekend's Powerball...even without having bought a ticket.

The Girly-Guy, RINO, Weeper of the House (BONE-ER) is scared of his own shadow, not too mention the Lame Stream Media and is simply another one of those "Gotta Go Along to Git Along" wusses.

Moreover, it appears that both the House and Senate Republi-tards are now taking direction from the Mittens Campaign, who I predict will be even less inclined (HOW MANY TIMES HAS MITT GUSHED ALL OVER DEAR LEADER AND CLAIMED HE WAS A "NICE GUY?") to take the gloves off and go for the jugular, than Juan McPain did and that weren't none at all.

27 posted on 04/28/2012 6:06:06 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: Diogenesis

From March 2, 2010...

The federal government and Massachusetts government are in desperate need of money. The federal budget deficit is estimated at $1.6 trillion this fiscal year. Here in Massachusetts, the state is trying to close a $2.75 billion budget gap. Increasing taxes in an election year is a political taboo. However, the government also employs less overt strategies to increase tax revenues. One strategy being used by both the US and Massachusetts government is to increase tax enforcement. The most typical tax enforcement activity is an audit by either the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or the Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR).

http://www.boston.com/business/personalfinance/managingyourmoney/archives/2010/03/tax_audits_on_t.html

Johnsoncare/Hillarycare/Romneycare/Obamacare/Totalitariancare


28 posted on 04/28/2012 6:06:06 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: broken_arrow1
RINOs don’t want to rock the boat, because they plan for the day when it is their turn again. No cuts or changes, just their turn to take the loot from taxpayers!

That's the truth. It's just one big cabal.

Boner reminds me of Orin Hatch. Sounds tough in sound bites but is a wilting lily behind the scenes.
I pray his district dumps him in Nov.

29 posted on 04/28/2012 6:09:14 AM PDT by Vinnie (A)
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To: carriage_hill
They’re all criminals. They should be stood against a wall.

If they force us to have a Second Revolutionary War, I predict that will happen.
30 posted on 04/28/2012 6:38:53 AM PDT by crosshairs (As long as there is evil, "Coexist" is impossible.)
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To: Jabba the Nutt

Boehner will be replaced only when enough TEA Party candidates are elected to the House. The only way to rebuild the GOP is by rebuilding both houses of Congress. Indiana and Utah are but a beginning.


31 posted on 04/28/2012 6:46:43 AM PDT by csmusaret (I want to defeat Obama! Therefore I am supporting Romney.)
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To: CaptainKrunch

Bump


32 posted on 04/28/2012 7:02:18 AM PDT by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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To: CaptainKrunch

Yes, Speaker Boehner: Democrats Think You’re Stupid and Weak. Yes, They’re Laughing At You

And the rest of us are ashamed of you.


33 posted on 04/28/2012 7:20:00 AM PDT by JayAr36 (Old enough to remember when this was a Free Country)
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To: Diogenesis

You’re right. When are the knives going to come out of the drawer? I guess the Republican party doesn’t care if their candidate wins or not.


34 posted on 04/28/2012 9:33:05 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: presently no screen name

I believe he standing at the Speaker’s podium.

Wimp.


35 posted on 04/28/2012 11:15:20 AM PDT by Bratch
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To: CaptainKrunch

“And they think you’re stupid and weak.”

Conservatives dont think he’s stupid and weak they know it to be fact!


36 posted on 04/28/2012 11:36:26 AM PDT by dalereed
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To: presently no screen name
The only times I have seen Boehner weep is when he is making some kind of patriotic speech.

I saw him emotional when speaking of our soldiers and when he spoke at Reagan's funeral and also when giving a pro-life speech.

37 posted on 04/28/2012 1:40:43 PM PDT by what's up
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To: Bratch

LOL! I worded it wrong, sorry. Background - meaning why was he crying, what precipitated the crying.


38 posted on 04/28/2012 3:09:10 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name

Probably a NY Times piece that criticized him.


39 posted on 04/28/2012 3:54:52 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: Bratch

:)That sounds about right! Thanks.


40 posted on 04/28/2012 4:31:15 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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