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Rep. Deal (R) stepping down, making House vote on ObamaCare that much closer (call this guy!)
Washington Examiner ^ | March 1, 2009 | David Feddoso

Posted on 03/02/2010 9:32:17 AM PST by GodGunsGuts

Rep. Deal (R) stepping down, making House vote on ObamaCare that much closer

By: David Freddoso

Online Opinion Editor 03/01/10 10:13 AM EST

Soon-to-be former Rep. Nathan Deal, R-Ga.

An e-mail alert from Congress Daily:

Rep. Nathan Deal, R-Ga., announced today he will resign from Congress to devote his "full energies" to the governor's race, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported. One of seven Republicans seeking the GOP nomination for governor, Deal will step down from the House next Monday.

The earliest Deal would be replaced is probably late July, when Georgia holds its 2010 primary election.

Among other things, this means ObamaCare is one vote closer to passage. Democrats will now need only 216 votes in the House for a majority, and there is one less "no" vote. By Rep. Eric Cantor's whip count, though, Democrats are probably more than ten votes short -- for now.


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Please call and email Rep. Deal's office and ask why he is abandoning his country on the eve of the ObamaCare reconciliation vote!!! And to devote himself full-time to running for a higher office (governor) no less!!! What is this guy thinking!!!

Please call or email his offices ASAP (link to email below):

Washington DC Office (202) 225-5211 phone (202) 225-8272 fax

Georgia Offices - (770) 535-2592 phone (770) 535-2765 fax

Dalton Office (706) 226-5320 phone (706) 278-0840 fax

(706) 638-7042 phone (706) 638-7049 fax

http://www.house.gov/deal/staff.shtml

1 posted on 03/02/2010 9:32:18 AM PST by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts
900 FBI files, Part II

Obama has been called out on regular bribery after the Landreau and Nelson fiasco.

Blackmail and murder are the next options. Look for more unexplained moves and more pets belonging to politicians getting dirt napped.

2 posted on 03/02/2010 9:37:26 AM PST by blackdog
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To: GodGunsGuts

Supposedly San Fran Nan is going to rush the House vote to just before the Easter recess. He can’t wait until then???


3 posted on 03/02/2010 9:38:07 AM PST by colorado tanker
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To: GodGunsGuts

If this socialist tragedy passes by one vote, Deal has no chance in the world of winning the election.


4 posted on 03/02/2010 9:38:11 AM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: GodGunsGuts

Deal’s a smart cookie, so I’d say he’s fine. But I wish he’d make this issue public and splain it.


5 posted on 03/02/2010 9:38:18 AM PST by Principled (Get the capital back! NRST!)
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To: colorado tanker

Deal is being selfish and stupid. He is worried that the House is going to slap him with an ethics violation so that Rangel is not hanging out all alone.

He should take one for the team and stay put.


6 posted on 03/02/2010 9:43:32 AM PST by mwl8787
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To: colorado tanker

Exactly. Call his office and demand that he not abandon his country just before the potentially country-changing ObamaCare vote!!!


7 posted on 03/02/2010 9:44:16 AM PST by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts

lol what a jerk


8 posted on 03/02/2010 9:45:07 AM PST by dalebert
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To: Principled

Well then call and demand that he explain himself. This is no time for him to be devoting himself full-time to pursuits other than protecting our great country from ObamaCare.


9 posted on 03/02/2010 9:45:34 AM PST by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts

Can the Governor of Georgia, who is a Republican, seat another Republican House Rep right after he resigns?


10 posted on 03/02/2010 9:46:37 AM PST by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war)
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To: Pollster1

Call and threaten to do you part in sicking the Tea Party on his sorry a** if he abandons his country on the eve of the ObamaCare vote!


11 posted on 03/02/2010 9:47:48 AM PST by GodGunsGuts
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To: Evil Slayer

I asked Deal’s office about that, and they said they were unclear on how long it will take. He needs to stay put until that’s all worked out. Call, call, call....threaten, threaten, threaten!!!


12 posted on 03/02/2010 9:49:19 AM PST by GodGunsGuts
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To: GodGunsGuts

See there is a difference in the 2 factions of the corrupt parties. One stands on ideology, the other just goes his own selfish way which could allow for destroying America. If the (R) party weren’t so stupid & truely cared they would make sure he never got 33% vote for govenorship in the primary. However, they won’t do anything - probably support him. That’s the game in this corrupt “Two-Party Cartel”.


13 posted on 03/02/2010 9:55:19 AM PST by Digger (If RINO is your selection, then failure is your election)
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To: GodGunsGuts

Just called his office and voiced my displeasure with his stepping down before the critical Healthcare vote and told the receptionist that I will not vote for him as governor if he leaves before this is said and done.


14 posted on 03/02/2010 9:58:12 AM PST by Dacula (Evil succeeds when good men do nothing. Lets do something.)
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Hmmm...wonered whether Zero blackmailed him or threatened him. He was asking Zero for the BC.


15 posted on 03/02/2010 10:27:23 AM PST by bjorn14 ("The Constitution is a fundamentally flawed document..." -Barack Hussein Obama, Jr.)
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To: bjorn14
The Lenzner crowd has had a dry spell for the better part of a decade. If you aks me, the Chicago thugocracy has united with the old Clinton mob. Nobody was able to pile the bodies up like Clintonistas. No questions aksed.

Springtime has been long in coming to Ft.Marcy Park. Time for a few quiet moments of solitude out there. Followed by some muffled Bangs of course.................

16 posted on 03/02/2010 10:42:27 AM PST by blackdog
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To: Dacula

Deal wants to resign before ethics charges against him are made public. He wants the ethics charges to disappear so he can run for governor in Georgia. If he quits before the healthcare vote, he can forget any ideas about being Georgia’s next governor.


17 posted on 03/02/2010 10:45:03 AM PST by Padams
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To: Padams

What are the ethics charges?


18 posted on 03/02/2010 10:47:59 AM PST by Dacula (Evil succeeds when good men do nothing. Lets do something.)
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To: Padams

When I saw Rangel and Patterson, both black politicos’ getting keel hauled in the same week, I just knew that there were some deals struck to out a similar number on ethics charges on the other side.


19 posted on 03/02/2010 11:09:38 AM PST by blackdog
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To: GodGunsGuts

What an A$$. I don’t live in the 9th district, but I call and make it clear that does not have my vote for Gov if he pulls this stunt.


20 posted on 03/02/2010 12:40:38 PM PST by serf_and_cotus
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To: Dacula

I just did the same.


21 posted on 03/02/2010 1:05:52 PM PST by serf_and_cotus
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To: colorado tanker

OBAMANOMICS—TRICKLE DOWN DESTRUCTION of the economy

SET THEIR LOCAL AND DC LINES ON FIRE!

PLEASE ASK THEM TO REPEAL THE BIG NEW FEES in TRICARE for Life, the retired Military over 65 secondary health ins. which they passed in a DOD bill. They promised our Military these benefits, and our Military have earned them.

Bambi doesn’t keep his promises...so buyer beware!
Sen Scott Brown’s number is 202-224-4543

Capitol Hill switchboard is 202-224-3121

Lots of local demwit phone numbers on this thread

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2408217/posts

Rename, repackage, rewrite it a tad smaller, and sell another pig in a poke. NO COLAs for granny, retired Military or retired fed employees. BIG NEW fees for Tricare for Life retired over 65 Military’s secondary health ins.
(DOD bill already passed, delayed but goes into effect 2011 NEEDS TO BE REPEALED!

OBAMA’s WAR ON SENIORS http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2433867/posts/

New Dem mantra: Woof, woof eat dog food granny....ala let them eat cake. http://www.lifenews.com/bio3058.html
Friday, February 19, 2010

Obama says slight fix will extend Social Security
http://townhall.com/news/us/2010/02/19/obama_says_slight_fix_will_extend_social_security

Health Care Rationing for Seniors Another Problem in New Obama Plan http://www.lifenews.com/bio3058.html
Medicare tax may apply to investment income (ObamaCare tax hike)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2460988/posts

SOCIALIZED MED THREAD http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2462143/posts
TRI CARE FOR LIFE This from a google search:

http://economicspolitics.blogspot.com/2009/05/tricare-for-life-is-obama-trying-to.html

This option would help reduce the costs of TFL, as well as costs for Medicare, by introducing minimum out-of pocket requirements for beneficiaries. Under this option, TFL would not cover any of the first $525 of an enrollee’s cost-sharing liabilities for calendar year 2011 and would limit coverage to 50 percent of the next $4,725 in Medicare cost sharing that the beneficiary incurred. (Because all further cost sharing would be covered by TFL, enrollees could not pay more than $2,888 in cost sharing in that year.) http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/99xx/doc9925/12-18-HealthOptions.pdf

http://www.vawatchdog.org/09/hcva09/hcva110609-1.htm
Bill Would Restrict Veterans’ Health Care Options 11/06/09
Buyer and McKeon Offer Amendments to Protect Veterans and TRICARE Beneficiaries

Congress plans to block Tricare fee increases
http://www.armytimes.com/news/2009/10/military_tricarefees_blocked_100709w

http://www.navytimes.com/news/2009/10/military_tricarefees_blocked_100709w/

By Rick Maze - Staff writer, Oct 7, 2009

Tricare fee increases imposed last week by the Defense Department will be repealed by a provision of the compromise 2010 defense authorization bill unveiled Wednesday by House and Senate negotiators.
Snip The fee increases were announced on Sept. 30 and took effect on Oct. 1, but the defense bill, HR 2647, includes a provision barring any fee increases until the start of fiscal 2011.

Snip

Retired Army Maj. Gen. Bill Matz, president of the National Association for Uniformed Services, said the announcement of fee increases was shocking considering that the Obama administration promised earlier this year to hold off on any new fee Tricare fee increases until fiscal 2011.

“President Obama and DoD assured NAUS and the entire military family earlier this year that there would rightly be no increases in any Tricare fees” in fiscal 2010, Matz said. “We took them at their word, and I can’t believe that a co-pay increase like this was allowed to go forward,” he added.


22 posted on 03/02/2010 4:14:37 PM PST by GailA (obamacare paid for by cuts & taxes on most vulnerable Veterans, disabled,seniors & retired Military)
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To: GodGunsGuts

stupid party strikes again....


23 posted on 03/02/2010 5:56:29 PM PST by cherry
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