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CROCODILE TEARS:Mary Landrieu's Emotional Defense of "Louisiana Purchase"
The Lid/Various ^ | 2/5/2010 | The Lid

Posted on 02/05/2010 7:40:58 AM PST by Shellybenoit

Poor Mary Landrieu, yesterday she emotionally critics of " Louisiana Purchase" a $3-400 Million costly Medicaid provision she got for her home state in exchange for her vote for cloture to allow the health-care bill to reach the senate floor.

In a 30-minute Senate floor speech, Landrieu described how a faulty Medicaid formula for her state, related to a surge in federal aid following Hurricane Katrina, had created a Medicaid funding gap of up to $600 million. She provided letters and other documents to show support from Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal and GOP members of the Louisiana congressional delegation, including Sen. David Vitter, who voted against the Senate bill.

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TOPICS: Government; Health/Medicine; Politics
KEYWORDS: louisianapurchase; marylandrieu; obamacare

1 posted on 02/05/2010 7:40:59 AM PST by Shellybenoit
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To: Shellybenoit

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


2 posted on 02/05/2010 7:42:17 AM PST by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: Shellybenoit

$300 mm ho.


3 posted on 02/05/2010 7:44:04 AM PST by bt579 (America elected a reader when it needs a leader. Clean the House in 2010, Right the Wrong in 2012.)
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To: Shellybenoit

Doesn’t she have to wait for the bill to pass before getting the funds? Or was it millions just for the vote?!


4 posted on 02/05/2010 7:44:05 AM PST by sarasota
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To: Shellybenoit

I watched, what a baby. No back room deal my foot. Day before she voted, I’m not voting for this bill. As soon as they add 300million she voted for it. She’s not going to throw her state under the bus, just the rest of the country.


5 posted on 02/05/2010 7:45:59 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: Shellybenoit

Retarded Whore.


6 posted on 02/05/2010 7:46:38 AM PST by bmwcyle (Free the Navy Seals)
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To: Shellybenoit
Doesn’t this cry baby routine ‘irk’ the fems?
7 posted on 02/05/2010 7:51:06 AM PST by duckman (My Grandma Isn't Shovel Ready!)
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To: Shellybenoit

This reminds me of Robert Wuhl’s HBO special where he said he saw Sally Struthers pleading to give money for food to 3rd world children. He gave money then kept noticing that children were still starving, but Sally kept getting fatter and fatter. Wondered where the money was really going to.

Bobby J is almost as guilty as Piggy Mary. Why do WE have to clean up the mess in Louisiana because their state and local governments were corrupt and incompetent? Bail them out (again), and watch what happens. They will NEVER correct their problems.

Suck it up Mary. You and your cronies were the cause of the disaster in Louisiana. Not a taxpayer in North Dakota.

And stop eating, for God’s sake. You used to be one of the more attractive females in Congress. Now you are developing Michelle/Hillary mega thighs and ass.


8 posted on 02/05/2010 7:51:41 AM PST by whitedog57
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To: bmwcyle
Retarded Whore.

Careful with the r-word! /s

9 posted on 02/05/2010 7:51:53 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Shellybenoit

If Massachusetts can elect Scott Brown, Louisiana ought to be able to take care of the Landrieu situation. Oh, wait, she is MOON’s daughter.


10 posted on 02/05/2010 7:53:08 AM PST by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger ....)
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To: whitedog57

You are SO correct. If you want to see where this country is headed under 0, just take a look at the 9th Ward of New Orleans.


11 posted on 02/05/2010 7:54:29 AM PST by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger ....)
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To: MsLady

So a whore can whine and cry. Big surprise. She is a whore and we ought to call her that at every turn. And she’s a fat whore at that.


12 posted on 02/05/2010 7:54:30 AM PST by dumpthelibs (dumpthelibs)
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To: Shellybenoit

Senator Mary Landrieu has all of the personal integrity and honesty of a madam in a Cheap New Orleans’ house of ill-repute with none of the class!


13 posted on 02/05/2010 7:54:48 AM PST by wmileo
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To: dumpthelibs

Sorry as much as I don’t like her, I don’t like the ugly name calling at all.


14 posted on 02/05/2010 7:56:29 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: wmileo

Except she could not make a quarter in a real whore house.


15 posted on 02/05/2010 7:57:27 AM PST by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: MsLady

She’s not going to throw her state under the bus, just the rest of the country.

We tried to tell her but she wouldn’t answer the phone. In 2012 we hope she won’t have an office phone to answer.


16 posted on 02/05/2010 8:01:59 AM PST by Bitsy
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To: Pearls Before Swine

I am not PC. I have never been PC and I will die not being PC. I don’t believe in control of the language. It is just another National Socialist way of taking your freedom.


17 posted on 02/05/2010 8:06:58 AM PST by bmwcyle (Free the Navy Seals)
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To: Shellybenoit

If Mary Landrieu is crying a river Ben Nelson should be in sack cloth and ashes.


18 posted on 02/05/2010 8:09:24 AM PST by The Great RJ ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money." M. Thatcher)
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To: Shellybenoit

Saw it. Wasn’t impressed.


19 posted on 02/05/2010 8:42:31 AM PST by cubreporter (Scott Brown turned it all around. The people CAN and DID make a difference!!!)
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To: bmwcyle

You’re not permitted to say “retarded” anymore...but you can call her a f*cking whore.


20 posted on 02/05/2010 8:52:53 AM PST by kiltie65
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To: bmwcyle

Right on, bmwcyle. “Controlling language” is just another way to take away freedom of speech.


21 posted on 02/05/2010 8:55:46 AM PST by kiltie65
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To: Shellybenoit

She claims that Louisiana’s Medicaid expenses increased dramatically following Hurricane Katrina. How can this be? Thousands of citizens that required Medicaid were flown, bused and given train rides out of New Orleans to every nook and cranny in this country.

I would think that the Medicaid expenditures would have increased in the states that took the storm evacuees. I would also think that the Medicaid expenses in Louisiana would have decreased along with decreases in food stamps, WIC and all other government welfare programs. We aren’t talking a few thousand transfers. We are talking a couple of hundred thousand.

She portrayed herself as the victim. LOL. The whore made her bed, now let her sleep in it.


22 posted on 02/05/2010 9:02:30 AM PST by Saltmeat
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To: Saltmeat

would think that the Medicaid expenditures

Do you think she was talking about the benefits paid out to dead people?


23 posted on 02/05/2010 9:39:44 AM PST by Bitsy
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To: MsLady

I watched, what a baby. No back room deal my foot.

She learned back room politics from her daddy “Moon” Landrieu late mayor of New Orleans. If she knows nothing else she knows how that works. We tried to tell her not to sell out her country but she wouldn’t listen. I hope her children and grandchildren will equally share the tax burden she helped put on us if the HC bill passes. We WILL find someone to beat her in 2012!


24 posted on 02/05/2010 9:46:26 AM PST by Bitsy
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To: bmwcyle
I don’t believe in control of the language.

Me either, hence the "/s" in my post.

25 posted on 02/05/2010 9:46:40 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Bitsy
That's what I hear. That young reporter that was arrested, can't remember his name, God bless him, said that's why they went in to check the phones because people were complaining that they couldn't get through to her.

I think the dems have over played there hand for to long and got real brazen, over confident and cocky, when they took the WH, House and Senate. This really could end up being a blessing, although it doesn't appear that way right now. I think the dems are done.

26 posted on 02/05/2010 10:10:08 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: MsLady

I can personally attest to the fact she was avoiding constituents like the plague. I finally got someone to answer locally and I protested government run health care. The young man who answered snidely asked Well do you want government out of Medicare and Medicaid as well? I answered, I don’t want government to run any of our programs because they can’t run anything effectively - including a failing postal services. You are right the Dems jumped the shark and, I agree, it was a blessing for all to see just who they really are and what they really believe. I don’t like the pain we are going through but I believe there will be a light in November 2010. And, hopefully in 2012 we can finally rid ourselves of Landrieu!


27 posted on 02/05/2010 10:27:27 AM PST by Bitsy
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To: Shellybenoit
Obama's War on Seniors

Socialized Med Thread

28 posted on 02/05/2010 12:34:51 PM PST by GailA (obamacare paid for by cuts & taxes on most vulnerable Veterans, disabled,seniors & retired Military)
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