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Michele Bachmann: 'Don't Let Anybody Tell You We Need 60 Votes to Repeal...We Don't'
Reaganite Republican ^ | June 30, 2012 | Reaganite Republican

Posted on 06/30/2012 7:48:02 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican

'It's like a knife was stuck into us and twisted'




Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) said last night on The Factor that the good guys only need
51 Senate votes to 
repeal ObamaCare, provided we've got a GOP president:
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 'People are angry. They’re shocked. 

What Americans must realize is there’s one option left, it's a powerful option- the ballot box in November.

I think more than ever Democrats and independents are going to be looking at Mitt Romney for president. Because it’s a very clear contrast. It’s Barack Obama and you keep ObamaCare or it’s Mitt Romney and you repeal it… 

And people should’t be fooled to think that we need to have 60 Republican seats in the senate. We don’t. We need fifty plus one. That’s all we need. That’s what the Democrats had with the reconciliation bill and we can repeal ObamaCare.

 Don’t give up hope. We can get this done'

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God help me, I love this woman so much...

Video/more at Reaganite Republican



TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Health/Medicine; Politics
KEYWORDS: bachmann; bloggersandpersonal; obamacare; repeal; senate; vanity

1 posted on 06/30/2012 7:48:07 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

This needs to be repeatedly hammered to the public, 51 and done!


2 posted on 06/30/2012 7:50:54 AM PDT by HerrBlucher
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To: ken5050

Personal PING *****


3 posted on 06/30/2012 7:53:04 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

So how do we get 51 conservatives in the Senate?

We’ll need at least 55 Republicans to get 51 votes.


4 posted on 06/30/2012 7:57:05 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Reaganite Republican
I don't recall the name of the procedure, but it amounts to a budgetary reconcilliation, so it only requires a simple majority of 51 votes, yes? Thank you for the post.

God willing, the people and businesses who will suffer most from taxaggedon will survive long enough for this to make a difference.

5 posted on 06/30/2012 7:58:28 AM PDT by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: SampleMan

but doesn’t Obama have to sign it? NEVER would he.....


6 posted on 06/30/2012 8:01:47 AM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: Reaganite Republican

Bachmann should introduce a bill to repeal the ObamacareTax NOW.

The democrats who vote in favor of the tax should be targeted relentlessly and will probably be doomed in November.


7 posted on 06/30/2012 8:02:31 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: Caipirabob; All

Exactly, what’s good for the goose is good for the gander~

Remember when pundits said the Dems would regret setting the RECONCILIATION precedent they did when they rammed ObamaCare down an unwilling nation’s throat...?

Revenge is a dish best served cold!


8 posted on 06/30/2012 8:04:28 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: SampleMan

True, 51 pubs certainly does not guarantee they will all vote for it. That is why we need a powerul citizen rebellion including massive repeal rallies to put the pressure on. There are also options other than repeal while we gather up the votes. Romney can give everyone waivers, states can refuse to implement, nullification, etc.


9 posted on 06/30/2012 8:04:49 AM PDT by HerrBlucher
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Cantor did just that, the repeal vote is July 9.


10 posted on 06/30/2012 8:05:59 AM PDT by HerrBlucher
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To: SampleMan

“So how do we get 51 conservatives in the Senate?

We’ll need at least 55 Republicans to get 51 votes.”

Good point, but fwiw ObamaCare never got a single GOP vote the first time


11 posted on 06/30/2012 8:06:47 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

Thanks for the information. I was under the impression it would take 60 votes (under current rules) to bring to a vote in the Senate. Here is to 51, after having won 70. Will be happy with 61 though.


12 posted on 06/30/2012 8:07:41 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: HerrBlucher
That is why we need a powerul citizen rebellion including massive repeal rallies to put the pressure on.

That would be called a tax revolt. Refuse to file and refuse to send the bastards anymore of our money. We could bring this government to it's knees if we could pull it off.

Take the whole damn country back in fact.

13 posted on 06/30/2012 8:11:47 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: SampleMan
We’ll need at least 55 Republicans to get 51 votes.

At least

14 posted on 06/30/2012 8:11:54 AM PDT by Vinnie (A)
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To: Reaganite Republican

“Good point, but fwiw ObamaCare never got a single GOP vote the first time.”

Actually, it did when it counted. Olympic Snowe (Uber-RINO, ME) voted to let Obamacare out of Senate Committee. Without her vote, Obamacaare died right there.


15 posted on 06/30/2012 8:12:42 AM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: Reaganite Republican

There have been a handful of democrats who have expressed some regrets over it too.


16 posted on 06/30/2012 8:14:14 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: pollywog

He would not be in office at the time we get 51 senators to vote for it. Romney would be.

At least that is the hope.


17 posted on 06/30/2012 8:14:29 AM PDT by cableguymn
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To: Reaganite Republican

Don’t we just need a HHS Secretary to give everyone waivers?


18 posted on 06/30/2012 8:17:12 AM PDT by Starstruck
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To: SampleMan

And Romney hasn’t seemed to have the political argument to get to 60 votes, as I would example by comparison to some of Newt’s campaigning.


19 posted on 06/30/2012 8:21:01 AM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: HerrBlucher

Technically, they only need 50 senators plus the VP.


20 posted on 06/30/2012 8:21:56 AM PDT by Suz in AZ
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To: Reaganite Republican

Good point, but fwiw ObamaCare never got a single GOP vote the first time


It got one from Snowe when it was needed most. To get it out of committee. It could have died there.


21 posted on 06/30/2012 8:23:20 AM PDT by cableguymn
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To: Starstruck

Can’t waiver a tax.


22 posted on 06/30/2012 8:24:48 AM PDT by cableguymn
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To: pollywog

We are talking next year, polly

Job one is 51 Senate seats and the presidency...


23 posted on 06/30/2012 8:24:48 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: cripplecreek

15 dems voted to find Holder in contempt, so there is a possibility some dems will also go for repeal. November will tell. If pubbies keep or improve in the house, and retake the senate, and retake the prez, based on a largely repeal obamacare campaign, that may supply the political momentum we need to get some dems on our side.


24 posted on 06/30/2012 8:25:21 AM PDT by HerrBlucher
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To: cableguymn

Then all of bambi’s waivers are void. Good.


25 posted on 06/30/2012 8:27:21 AM PDT by HerrBlucher
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To: Reaganite Republican

The RNC had better hammer this until the elections. If this continues much further the people have nothing left to lose.

1. INCOME: The federal government has claimed the right to take 100% of our incomes through the income tax.

2. PROPERTY: The federal government has claimed it can take our properties through eminent domain to sell for government profit. (Kelo v. City of New London, 545 U.S. 469 (2005)

3. MONEY/WEALTH: The federal government has claimed it can take whatever we have left in our pockets as a tax with this latest decision.

Therefore: You can earn nothing, possess nothing, and have nothing if the federal government calls it a tax.

What’s left to do but dissolve the federal government?


26 posted on 06/30/2012 8:27:31 AM PDT by CodeToad (Homosexuals are homophobes. They insist on being called 'gay' instead.)
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To: Reaganite Republican

I would prefer we work to get 60, we need that cushion due to all the rinos!


27 posted on 06/30/2012 8:28:29 AM PDT by EmilyGeiger
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To: BarnacleCenturion

“Bachmann should introduce a bill to repeal the ObamacareTax NOW.

The democrats who vote in favor of the tax should be targeted relentlessly and will probably be doomed in November.”

Already in motion, Cantor scheduled an early House vote for repeal already... and PRECISELY for the reason you propose, to make the Dems vote for a tax increase the SWORE didn’t exist!

And this one’s the biggest tax hike in world history...

http://reaganiterepublicanresistance.blogspot.com/2012/06/eric-cantor-already-scheduled-house.html


28 posted on 06/30/2012 8:29:45 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

Didn’t mean prefer 60 to overturn, just work to have a 60-40 Senate because not all Republicans are “”equal”. ;)


29 posted on 06/30/2012 8:31:24 AM PDT by EmilyGeiger
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To: ModelBreaker

Yeah, but she didn’t vote for the bill

That’s all that would matter this time... I’m no fan of Snow (job), but she sounded like she was looking for repeal herself last night on Fox, actually~


30 posted on 06/30/2012 8:32:19 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

We (well not me) allowed the media to demonize her. And even here many freepers attacked her instead of uniting behind her. We had a chance for her to be President.


31 posted on 06/30/2012 8:33:11 AM PDT by rurgan (Sunset all laws at 4 years.China is destroying U.S. ability to manufacture,makes everything)
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To: HerrBlucher

Technically.. But who’s gonna make sure? Roberts? Boner? Pelosi? Reid? Obama himself?


32 posted on 06/30/2012 8:57:00 AM PDT by cableguymn
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To: cableguymn

Who’s going “make sure” if Romney issues waivers?


33 posted on 06/30/2012 9:00:52 AM PDT by HerrBlucher
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To: Suz in AZ

Thank you, some of us remember when Al Gorebull Warming voted to tax ss payments.

“Technically, they only need 50 senators plus the VP.”


34 posted on 06/30/2012 9:15:47 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IS DESTROYING AMERICA-LOOK AT WHAT IT DID TO THE WHITE HOUSE!)
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To: HerrBlucher

“True, 51 pubs certainly does not guarantee they will all vote for it. That is why we need a powerul citizen rebellion including massive repeal rallies to put the pressure on.”

We need to elect as many Republicans to Congress as we can and gurantee a miserable life for those who vote left taxing bs.

There are rat congressits, who could be in re election trouble with supporting this monster.


35 posted on 06/30/2012 9:18:48 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IS DESTROYING AMERICA-LOOK AT WHAT IT DID TO THE WHITE HOUSE!)
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To: CodeToad
"The RNC had better hammer this until the elections. If this continues much further the people have nothing left to lose.

1. INCOME: The federal government has claimed the right to take 100% of our incomes through the income tax.

2. PROPERTY: The federal government has claimed it can take our properties through eminent domain to sell for government profit. (Kelo v. City of New London, 545 U.S. 469 (2005)

3. MONEY/WEALTH: The federal government has claimed it can take whatever we have left in our pockets as a tax with this latest decision.

Therefore: You can earn nothing, possess nothing, and have nothing if the federal government calls it a tax.


36 posted on 06/30/2012 9:23:55 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IS DESTROYING AMERICA-LOOK AT WHAT IT DID TO THE WHITE HOUSE!)
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To: Reaganite Republican

Depending on courts to enforce our ideas is a fool’s game. We must win the election of a new president and congress and put the pressure on to undo Obamacare.

If they won’t, we must revolt.

Sniveling about the SCOTUS is a waste of time and only helps liberals.


37 posted on 06/30/2012 9:42:04 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....The days are long, but the years are short.....)
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Ping for later reference.


38 posted on 06/30/2012 9:47:47 AM PDT by dsm69
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To: SampleMan
We’ll need at least 55 Republicans to get 51 votes.
HA-HA!! I see what you did there! Then, when you stop and think about it, it ain't so funny...
39 posted on 06/30/2012 9:49:04 AM PDT by jaydee770
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To: EmilyGeiger
I think she is talking about 60 to override a filibuster.

Can we do anything more than defund it with 51 votes? Can the who bill be overturned with just those 51 or can the democrats filibuster that because it isn't strictly a budgetary item?

40 posted on 06/30/2012 9:57:03 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: All

This is all contingent on Romney winning.
So any of you who vote for Goode, Hoefling, Paul, Bachmann, Palin or Newt in the general election are working against this strategy.


41 posted on 06/30/2012 10:10:47 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

I swore I would never vote for Mitt. I was wrong. I will be in November and will be encouraging everyone around me to do the same. And, this time around, Wisconsin may matter.


42 posted on 06/30/2012 11:38:53 AM PDT by ozaukeemom (Will there even be an election cycle for 2016?)
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To: Reaganite Republican

“Yeah, but she didn’t vote for the bill”

When you vote to let that bill out of committee into a Senate with a filibuster proof majority of progressives, you have voted for the bill.


43 posted on 06/30/2012 8:49:58 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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