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Will Senator Mary Landrieu Vote to REPEAL ObamaCare?
Self | June 29, 2012 | PJ-Comix

Posted on 06/29/2012 7:38:35 AM PDT by PJ-Comix

Will Senator Mary Landrieu vote to REPEAL ObamaCare?

At first glance this sounds like a silly question because most of you will reply, "Of course she won't since she voted for it in the first place." However, now that the mandate has been relabeled as a tax by Roberts, Landrieu and the other Senators who voted for it, would now be reluctant to support the BIGGEST TAX INCREASE IN HISTORY. Their out might be that now that this is a tax increase, not a mandate, they no longer support it.

Keep in mind that the senator whose vote was bought with the infamous Louisiana Purchase faces a tough re-election fight in 2014. Other senators, such as Jon Tester of Montana face a tough re-election fight this year and have the burden of defending their vote for the BIGGEST TAX INCREASE IN HISTORY.

Joe Manchin is another one who comes to mind as possibly being forced to vote for ObamaCare repeal.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: marylandrieu; obamacare
What other Democrat senators do you think might be forced to vote for repeal in order to save their political hides?
1 posted on 06/29/2012 7:38:46 AM PDT by PJ-Comix
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To: PJ-Comix

The Biggest Tax Increase in the World’s History Paid By Every American: Hang that albatross around the neck of every Democrat running in the South or West.


2 posted on 06/29/2012 7:42:09 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: PJ-Comix

Harry Reid will not allow a repeal to come up for a vote. I am not sure if McConnell can do anything to force Reid’s hand given the byzantine rules that govern the Senate.


3 posted on 06/29/2012 7:43:53 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: txrefugee
Hee! Hee! The ObamaCare repeal vote will FORCE the Democrats to vote against a measure that would REPEAL the BIGGEST TAX INCREASE IN HISTORY.

How many of them will now claim that they must repeal it because they really voted for a mandate, not a tax increase?

4 posted on 06/29/2012 7:45:53 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (You're screwy! You're spaced! You lost the recall race!)
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To: PJ-Comix

I suspect that we won’t really see any action on it till after the election. That will take some shaky democrats out of play but I believe we’re going to make big gains in the senate.


5 posted on 06/29/2012 7:48:18 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: PJ-Comix

Remarked to wife yesterday, most dem congress critters did not seem particularly happy and very few (except the usual lefty wingnuts in bullet proof districts and states) were embracing ownership of it.


6 posted on 06/29/2012 7:48:21 AM PDT by Sea Parrot (Don't ever think that the reason I am peaceful is because I forgot how to be violent)
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To: C19fan
If the democrats lose their Senate majority this year, then the remaining Democrats like Landrieu will be faced with the repeal vote in January.

Also each and every Democrat should be asked their position on ObamaCare repeal: "Senator Bill Nelson, do you favor repealing the BIGGEST TAX INCREASE IN HISTORY?"

7 posted on 06/29/2012 7:49:59 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (You're screwy! You're spaced! You lost the recall race!)
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To: PJ-Comix

Dems are not that popular in LA right now from what I’ve seen. The big races (like the one against Vitter a year or so ago) are going very badly for them. Ditto the governor’s race where Jindal was re-elected (despite some very tough and unpopular budgetary decisions he’s made). Landrieu is no longer a “shoe in” for re-election and if she seeks it she’s going to have a serious uphill battle trying to explain how she’s in the tank for the “largest tax increase in history” during a time of great economic difficulties. Should get interesting.


8 posted on 06/29/2012 7:51:11 AM PDT by JLLH
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To: PJ-Comix

This is a very good question. Many will say that Reid won’t even bring it to a vote. Calling it what it is, a tax increase, changes the political paradigm. I believe there may even be pressure to bring it to the floor from the Democrat side, it’s the only way to get this booger off their finger.

I’m not so sure there aren’t other Dem Senators that may read the tea leaves and vote against it this time, now that it’s exposed as a tax, and now that the states cannot be coerced into putting the poor on Medicaid.

Mark Warner comes to mind, and Jim Webb isn’t running again, would he want to vote for this massive tax increase again?


9 posted on 06/29/2012 7:53:31 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: cripplecreek
I suspect that we won’t really see any action on it till after the election.

House Democrats won't be able to avoid declaring their vote on the BIGGEST TAX INCREASE IN HISTORY but EVERY Senator should be asked their stand on this. Best to record the latter for YouTube if you meet your Senators in person.

10 posted on 06/29/2012 7:55:21 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (You're screwy! You're spaced! You lost the recall race!)
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To: PJ-Comix

Quite right. I thought the question was referring to a before Nov vote like the House will have on July 9.


11 posted on 06/29/2012 7:56:17 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: wayoverontheright

“Senator McCaskill, do you favor repealing the BIGGEST TAX INCREASE IN HISTORY?”


12 posted on 06/29/2012 7:58:53 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (You're screwy! You're spaced! You lost the recall race!)
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To: PJ-Comix

And every candidate should face the same questions.


13 posted on 06/29/2012 7:59:09 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: Charles Henrickson

An oatmeal cookie to the first Missourian who asks McCaskill the question I posed above and uploads her reply to YouTube. This includes YOU, Charles.


14 posted on 06/29/2012 8:01:36 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (You're screwy! You're spaced! You lost the recall race!)
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To: PJ-Comix

Senator Babyfat?


15 posted on 06/29/2012 8:04:03 AM PDT by Octar
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To: PJ-Comix
“Senator McCaskill, do you favor repealing the BIGGEST TAX INCREASE IN HISTORY?”

That's it! It really doesn't have to come up for a vote. Senators who are up for reelection will be hit with this question every where they go.

16 posted on 06/29/2012 8:08:59 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: JLLH

Someone said yesterday that the ‘Louisiana Purchase’ blood money for her Obamacare vote didn’t come through for LA - negotiated away in some other bill or some such thing. Do you know?


17 posted on 06/29/2012 8:09:39 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: PJ-Comix

Never trust a Rat Bassturd to ever do the right thing.
Hang this stinky tax albatross around their necks and vote them OUT!!! Every, last socialist one of em....


18 posted on 06/29/2012 8:10:07 AM PDT by lgjhn23
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To: PJ-Comix

The bigger question is “What’s in it for Mary”. Her vote had to be bought. It will be interesting to see if Proud Mary has any new campaign commercials this year. Can’t wait to see the N’awlins dockworkers tell me how “Mary saved our jobs”


19 posted on 06/29/2012 8:11:12 AM PDT by Artie
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To: wayoverontheright
That's it! It really doesn't have to come up for a vote. Senators who are up for reelection will be hit with this question every where they go.

Actually it WILL come up for a vote in January if the Democrats lose 4 Senate seats (3 seats if the Bamster loses).

20 posted on 06/29/2012 8:13:37 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (You're screwy! You're spaced! You lost the recall race!)
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To: Artie

Landrieu not up for re-election until 2014. Nevertheless, she and all the other senators need to be YouTubed with the repeal question.


21 posted on 06/29/2012 8:17:46 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (You're screwy! You're spaced! You lost the recall race!)
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To: PJ-Comix
Landrieu has 200,000 in the Bank.

Her Opponent has 1.7 Million

22 posted on 06/29/2012 8:22:47 AM PDT by scooby321 (h tones)
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To: PJ-Comix
I further suggest that we all research. If a democrat has an office full of pharmaceutical or medical insurance lobbyists, they should be beat over the head with it.

As an example, people should be aware of what Bart Stupak got for screwing America. He's a partner with Venable LLP which is a lobbying firm. Listed as his areas of expertise are Legislative and Government Affairs, Healthcare, Banking and Financial Services Regulation, Congressional Investigations, Energy, Communications.

The industries he represents are big winners under Obamacare. Dietary Supplements, Cosmetics and Functional Foods,Drugs, Medical Devices and Biologics.

The Honorable Bart Stupak Partner

Open secrets is a petty good site for researching such things. For instance, among the top industries contributing to Debbie Stabenow are Lawyers/Law Firms, Securities & Investment, and Health Professionals.

Opensecrets.org

You can also dig up the names of staffers and their history. Congressional staff is lobbyist heavy on both sides of the aisle.
23 posted on 06/29/2012 8:25:16 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: PJ-Comix
Will Senator Mary Landrieu vote to REPEAL ObamaCare?

When? When Harry Reid allows a vote? There isn't going to be a vote. Ever.

24 posted on 06/29/2012 8:35:15 AM PDT by Poison Pill (Obama is the hopium of the masses)
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To: C19fan

That vote is for show. There is no way it will be repealed in July. The only chance of repeal is after January 20, IF the Republicans have a clean sweep in the November elections. And with Boehner and Romney leading the pack, I’m not holding my breath. We have been set up from day one with this Healthcare law, and I’m not letting my guard down any more.


25 posted on 06/29/2012 8:36:22 AM PDT by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: scooby321

Who is her opponent? So far, the local Republicans have put up some pretty lame opponents for her to go up against.


26 posted on 06/29/2012 8:40:23 AM PDT by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: Poison Pill
When? When Harry Reid allows a vote? There isn't going to be a vote. Ever.

Psst! Just 3 senate seats and a President away from a January repeal vote but no reason why the senators can't be quizzed on this NOW. YouTube the replies.

27 posted on 06/29/2012 8:41:43 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (You're screwy! You're spaced! You lost the recall race!)
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To: PJ-Comix

I think Debbie Stabenow will get the boot this time too. She has a lead of somewhere between 5 and 10 percent right now but we don’t nominate a senate candidate till August.

The GOP challenger will be either Pete Hoeksta or Clark Durant and there isn’t huge animosity between them so the base should get on board with the winner pretty quickly.


28 posted on 06/29/2012 8:49:31 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: MissMagnolia

I don’t, but it wouldn’t surprise me at all. There’s so much fraud and corruption in our current D.C. admin. that broken promises and such are just par for the course. (Not that I or any other thinking Louisianian wanted that money. We value our freedom of choice far more.) Landrieu’s got some “’splainin’” to do!


29 posted on 06/29/2012 12:46:56 PM PDT by JLLH
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To: JLLH

Thanks


30 posted on 06/29/2012 12:49:12 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: PJ-Comix
Didn't Landrieu get one of the biggest payoffs to vote for it in the first place?

-PJ

31 posted on 06/29/2012 12:51:31 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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