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Obama-Democrats Launch Counter-Offensive on Healthcare
Columbia Conservative Examiner ^ | August 9, 2009 | Anthony G. Martin

Posted on 08/09/2009 12:54:42 PM PDT by Welshman007

In an attempt to fight back against average citizens who express their views toward the government takeover of healthcare, Barack Obama and Congressional Democrats have launched a counter-offensive aimed at discrediting the citizens and seizing the upper hand on the healthcare debate.

Obama told Democratic Senators just prior to their departure on Friday for the August recess that the Administration 'has their backs' and that if they are attacked for their views on socialized medicine they should attack back doubly hard.

We have already seen at least some of what this strategy entails.

(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: bustunions; democrats; healthcare; liberalfascism; obamathugs; seiu; townhalls; unionthugs

1 posted on 08/09/2009 12:54:42 PM PDT by Welshman007
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To: Welshman007

Here comes Obama’s head-knockin’ gestapo!!! Time to dig out the flak vests and Kevlar helmets!


2 posted on 08/09/2009 12:56:45 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Proud member of "The Angry Mob" Est. April 19, 1775)
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To: Welshman007; CommieCutter
Leftists arrive at Town hall protest

Posted on Wednesday, August 05, 2009 10:48:05 PM ET by CommieCutter

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2309309/posts

3 posted on 08/09/2009 12:56:57 PM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Welshman007
Chicago thuggery on a national scale.


4 posted on 08/09/2009 12:58:20 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: Welshman007

Zero is going to label the opposition as “Swift Boaters” — you can bet money on it.


5 posted on 08/09/2009 12:59:38 PM PDT by immadashell
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Declaring war on its citizens and constituent over a policy issue ... tsk tsk, what a foolish thing to do. This will not turn out well for Obama and the Dems


6 posted on 08/09/2009 1:00:31 PM PDT by Mr_Moonlight
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To: Welshman007
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7 posted on 08/09/2009 1:02:32 PM PDT by PanzerKardinal (Don't give up any of your rights. They were purchased for you by blood!)
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To: Welshman007
Rules for Radicals

Rule 5: Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon. It’s hard to counterattack ridicule, and it infuriates the opposition, which then reacts to your advantage.

According to Alinsky, the main job of the organizer is to bait an opponent into reacting. “The enemy properly goaded and guided in his reaction will be your major strength.”

8 posted on 08/09/2009 1:02:32 PM PDT by cbkaty (I may not always post...but I am always here......)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Here comes Obama’s head-knockin’ gestapo!!! Time to dig out the flak vests and Kevlar helmets!

Very well said FlingWingFlyer


Great Slide Show of ObamaCare and Images of President "the Joker/Zero"

Click Here to watch this great slide show and the video clip of Sarah Palin!

(Look what ObamaCare Will do to Seniors!)


(Look The Worst President in U.S. history (alias - THE JOKER Wants to do to Seniors)!)


Run Sarah Run!
(for president that is)

9 posted on 08/09/2009 1:02:42 PM PDT by B-Cause (It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived.)
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To: Welshman007
Free Handout/Flyer Images
Exposes Obamacare!

10 posted on 08/09/2009 1:07:04 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Welshman007

Best way to counter this is to not show up to townhalls anymore - let them talk to themselves. Opponents of the healthcare bill need to be smarter and one step ahead of them at all times. Show up on the sidewalk of reps/senators homes instead. Spend no longer than a few hours there, then on to the next home. Then show up on the sidewalks of their district offices. Then find out where they shop and eat out. It’s critical to make their lives miserable with our feedback.


11 posted on 08/09/2009 1:10:15 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: Welshman007

“Congressional Democrats have launched a counter-offensive aimed at discrediting the citizens and seizing the upper hand on the healthcare debate.”

In other words, convince the blue dogs they risk little if they support the Obama care insanity. They do so at great risk to their political future.


12 posted on 08/09/2009 1:14:25 PM PDT by yazoo (Conservatives believe what they see. Liberals see what they believe.)
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To: anniegetyourgun

Rules for Radicals - Rule 8: Keep the pressure on. Use different tactics and actions and use all events of the period for your purpose. “The major premise for tactics is the development of operations that will maintain a constant pressure upon the opposition. It is this that will cause the opposition to react to your advantage.”


13 posted on 08/09/2009 1:17:47 PM PDT by cbkaty (I may not always post...but I am always here......)
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To: cbkaty

Yep, but because we aren’t organized, it won’t happen.


14 posted on 08/09/2009 1:19:54 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: Welshman007

It’s a shame that the tone of the national debate going on right now has reached an adversarial one.

Words like “counter-offensive” make it sound like a war.

What’s wrong with expressing an opinion that’s counter to the politicians’ point of view? Have they forgotten they are working for the taxpayers?

— Jane Reinheimer


15 posted on 08/09/2009 1:38:25 PM PDT by quintr
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To: Welshman007

This thuggishness will prove suicidally counterproductive.

You don’t respond to your own democrat voters concerns by sending out the cossacks to sabre them in the streets.


16 posted on 08/09/2009 1:40:36 PM PDT by sinanju
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To: quintr

Yes, they really have forgotten who works for who and a gentle reminder is needed. The reminder is already starting but will be accelerating daily now.
Additionally, a lot of media personalities have taken on some of the same “ I am god” personality traits- thats going to turn out badly for them as well.

God has a plan. It involves making things more black and white in the end times so people can choose right or wrong.
The gray is fading to more black and white.
These guys are coming down on the wrong side.

Keep the prayers coming - Our job is to save as many as we can before Rapture. some folks are really just on a fence because its comfortable and they need to see the true difference between right and wrong. Thats what these times are about.

God Bless and Keep all here and all we can save.


17 posted on 08/09/2009 1:46:56 PM PDT by humantech ("No one wants to live to see such evil times. Its what you do with the time you are given")
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To: cbkaty

Absolutely. Hit them right back with their own tactics. It’s the only way.


18 posted on 08/09/2009 2:15:09 PM PDT by Sparko (I'll never be your pizza burnin')
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To: anniegetyourgun
Yep, but because we aren’t organized, it won’t happen.

We could always be better organized...but that should be no reason to throw in the towel...

Where is our RNC Chairman Michael Steele? ....cricket sounds.....

19 posted on 08/09/2009 2:31:04 PM PDT by cbkaty (I may not always post...but I am always here......)
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To: ETL

You loved that post didn’t you? LOL!

Keep posting it. :-)


20 posted on 08/09/2009 2:35:50 PM PDT by CommieCutter (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/programs/ht/qt/3013_08.html)
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To: humantech

“God has a plan. It involves making things more black and white in the end times so people can choose right or wrong.
The gray is fading to more black and white.”

This issue gets people to look at themselves in the mirror and ask themselves which side they’re really on.

Even Ghandi said that when the violence increases, victory is at hand. Christ taught that by His life. This issue is, after all, one of life and death; that someone would not see that the death in question might be his is not a concept that can be ignored, dismissed or assuaged.


21 posted on 08/09/2009 2:35:53 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Fili et Spiritus Sancti.)
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To: ETL

You loved that post didn’t you? LOL!

Keep posting it. :-)


22 posted on 08/09/2009 2:36:37 PM PDT by CommieCutter (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/programs/ht/qt/3013_08.html)
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To: Sparko

SEIU: Large arms, small brains, purple shirts, sure looks like a PURPLE PEOPLE BEATER to me!

1958 Sheb Wooley PURPLE PEOPLE (B) EATER.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9H_cI_WCnE

These thugs DESERVE A PARODY! We need some lyrics.


23 posted on 08/09/2009 2:38:08 PM PDT by outhousepatrol
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To: humantech
Yes, they really have forgotten who works for who and a gentle reminder is needed.

I believe you are a God fearing person and you mean well. However, gentle isn't going to cut it. We need to fight back with all the force we have at our disposal. If they beat seniors, we beat them back. It they step it up from there, we raise it another notch. They are not going to back down with a "gentle" reminder. They have already received many gentle reminders, it is time for some less than gentle tactics.

24 posted on 08/09/2009 2:49:20 PM PDT by calex59
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To: Mr_Moonlight
“.. tsk tsk, what a foolish thing to do. This will not turn out well for Obama and the Dems”

MM, I HOPE you're right!

I'm with RUSH! I hope Obama fails in all his crazy endeavors...and if that makes me a 'Bad American’- so be it!

25 posted on 08/09/2009 2:57:09 PM PDT by June K.
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To: calex59

LOL. I think you missed the sarcasm in my use of the word “gentle” - Probably should have used parenthesis.
We are in agreement.

Truth and a backbone to support it are what’s needed.


26 posted on 08/09/2009 6:07:59 PM PDT by humantech ("No one wants to live to see such evil times. Its what you do with the time you are given")
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To: combat_boots

As God withdraws his hand of restraint upon people who keep begging him to step away, the violence, depravity and evil get more and more on display. Its what we are without God.
With The holy spirit indwelling us, we can overcome our sin nature.
Without it, you have what we are seeing now as our world gets worse and worse and man keeps trying to “fix it”
At a certain point ( which I think is coming soon) , there will be an obvious “ All the people that are evil now arent changing. They want that. All the people that are going to be good are at this point.”
Thats when its going to be a great day to be a believer and a bad, bad day to be something else.
Jesus came to seek and to save that which was lost, and wants us onboard. However, there will be those whose souls are seared and whose hearts are hardened.
Anyone with scales on their eyes, get rid of them.
Anyone with ears hear, anyone with eyes see.


27 posted on 08/09/2009 6:15:28 PM PDT by humantech ("No one wants to live to see such evil times. Its what you do with the time you are given")
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