Skip to comments.CROCODILE TEARS:Mary Landrieu's Emotional Defense of "Louisiana Purchase"
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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$300 mm ho.
Doesn’t she have to wait for the bill to pass before getting the funds? Or was it millions just for the vote?!
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.
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.
Careful with the r-word! /s
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.
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.
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.
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!
Sorry as much as I don’t like her, I don’t like the ugly name calling at all.
Except she could not make a quarter in a real whore house.
Shes 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.
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.
If Mary Landrieu is crying a river Ben Nelson should be in sack cloth and ashes.
Saw it. Wasn’t impressed.
You’re not permitted to say “retarded” anymore...but you can call her a f*cking whore.
Right on, bmwcyle. “Controlling language” is just another way to take away freedom of speech.
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.
would think that the Medicaid expenditures
Do you think she was talking about the benefits paid out to dead people?
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!
Me either, hence the "/s" in my post.
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.
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!