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Tsongas: I won’t take ObamaCare because I have better options
http://hotair.com/archives/2009/08/10/tsongas-i-wont-take-obamacare-because-i-have-better-options/ ^

Posted on 08/10/2009 6:53:20 AM PDT by chessplayer

Rep. Niki Tsongas (D-MA) manages to answer the question that Keith Ellison (D-MN) and the rest of her Obama-care supporting colleagues in both the House and Senate have avoided. The crowd, however, didn’t like the response very much, and lets Tsongas know it. At about the four-minute mark, one of Tsongas’ peons constitutents asks Tsongas whether she will commit to adopting ObamaCare for her own coverage and give up her so-called “Cadillac” or “gold-played” Congressional coverage, and that’s when Tsongas suddenly becomes concerned with protecting choice


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: 111th; animalfarm; bhohealthcare; congress; democrats; democretins; governmenttakeover; healthcare; hypocrats; hypocrites; hypocriticoath; obamacare; orwelliannightmare; politburo; socializedmedicine; sourcetitlenoturl; townhalls; tsongas; ussa

1 posted on 08/10/2009 6:53:21 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

This dumb Congressional clunker also said ‘ask me what you want to hear and I will tell you’.


2 posted on 08/10/2009 6:55:16 AM PDT by Tarpon (The Joker's plan -- Slavery by debt so large it can never be repaid)
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To: chessplayer

The best option would be to throw his arse out of office.


3 posted on 08/10/2009 6:55:44 AM PDT by Piquaboy (Military veteran of 22 years in Navy, Air Force, and Army.)
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To: chessplayer

bttt


4 posted on 08/10/2009 6:56:27 AM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: chessplayer
...that’s when Tsongas suddenly becomes concerned with protecting choice her freedom.
5 posted on 08/10/2009 6:57:45 AM PDT by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: chessplayer

QUOTE TSONGAS: “I won’t take ObamaCare because I have better options”

Exactly what the rest of us are saying. Clearly, there is no need for this monstrosity...other than power and control by a bunch of marxist ideologues.

The Storm Unleashed upon America
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNhu-SuZes0

Petition Drive for Constitutional Restoration
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=110770273356

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel and the Obama Care Final Solution
http://www.jeffhead.com/finalsolution.htm

The Democratic Health Care Plan (Obama Care) by the Numbers
http://www.jeffhead.com/DemHealthCare.htm

My Letter to the Whitehouse and President Obama regarding Free Speech
http://www.jeffhead.com/freespeech.htm


6 posted on 08/10/2009 6:58:30 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: chessplayer

So far I’m struck by the beginning, where this idiot congresswoman is lecturing that over time all your costs will come down, when she obviously knows nothing about economics or the health care system. And this is after the initial $1.7 TRILLION dollar cost.

They just make it up and they will continue to make it up as people are dying from their plan. They are robots.


7 posted on 08/10/2009 6:59:14 AM PDT by Williams (It's The Policies, Stupid.)
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To: chessplayer

NEO-FEUDALISM

that’s their goal.


8 posted on 08/10/2009 7:00:03 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: chessplayer

As the wife of the late Paul Tsongas who was TOTALLY opposed to socialized medicine she should not even be giving this lip service.


9 posted on 08/10/2009 7:01:10 AM PDT by Artemis Webb
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To: Williams
They just make it up and they will continue to make it up as people are dying from their plan.

In order to make an omelet, ya have to break a few eggs.

You're the egg.
10 posted on 08/10/2009 7:03:23 AM PDT by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: chessplayer

She broke the cardinal rule for liberal politicians: Never, ever say what you are really thinking!


11 posted on 08/10/2009 7:04:46 AM PDT by kennedy (I'm a Kennedy with no experience or qualifications too! Where do I sign up for MY Senate seat?)
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To: chessplayer

This Congresswoman is a good BS artist.

Lies about how you have all the choice then she totally avoided the question about a 5 year phase out of private choices in the bill.


12 posted on 08/10/2009 7:09:06 AM PDT by Williams (It's The Policies, Stupid.)
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To: chessplayer

And the huddled masses and the great unwashed will have no options.


13 posted on 08/10/2009 7:09:13 AM PDT by Sig Sauer P220 (Forget going Galt. Its time to go Braveheart.)
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To: Artemis Webb
As the wife of the late Paul Tsongas who was TOTALLY opposed to socialized medicine she should not even be giving this lip service.

Dear God, is this another one that inherited their husband's job after he died? Its like a damn family heirloom.
14 posted on 08/10/2009 7:11:20 AM PDT by Sig Sauer P220 (Forget going Galt. Its time to go Braveheart.)
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To: chessplayer

We all want the Congressioal healthcare option at the Congresscritter’s price. That’s only fair.

And I want in on their retirement plan also. Does anyone know how “choice” that is?


15 posted on 08/10/2009 7:21:01 AM PDT by wildbill (You're just jealous because the Voices talk only to me.)
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To: wildbill

I was at the event and at one point she clearly stated that she prefers a single payer system but given the political realities the public option is the best we can do for now and that is what she is committed to passing. The comment that drew the biggest boo was that she is a federal govt employe....there were shouts of ‘You work for us’. She is in a safe district and runs unopposed in ultra liberal Massachussets so she can say what she wants to.


16 posted on 08/10/2009 7:37:30 AM PDT by Maneesh
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To: Maneesh

You have to shake your head in disbelief when you see what morons the people of Ma. have sent, and continue to send to congress. What is in the water up there?


17 posted on 08/10/2009 7:48:00 AM PDT by Froggie
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To: Froggie

Tsongas at least has the guts to hold town halls and her staff actually is polite. None of the other reps in MA have town halls because they all run unopposed and win in this one party state. It is the Kennedy factor, too many over educated ivy league derelicts, the abortion issue, lots of college students, a disdain for the south and general elitism and condescension that combine to make it a one party state. The state legislature is 90% democrats and all federal reps are democrat as is the governor. There is no Republican Party to speak of and MA is essentially a lost cause for anything remotely conservative.


18 posted on 08/10/2009 7:56:45 AM PDT by Maneesh
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To: Froggie
I am ammused by the apparent low level of intelligence in Mass. These people must barely have enough brain power to make their hearts beat. They have kept a drunken murderer in office for decades. He is finally going to vacate his office but only because he has a terminal illness.
19 posted on 08/10/2009 8:01:20 AM PDT by nuadvntur
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To: chessplayer
Niki Tsongas


20 posted on 08/10/2009 8:04:13 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici
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To: MrB

Of course, the possibility that they might not be the overlords never occured to them. The Russian intellectual elite thought they would be the new czar, then look what happened, they all go shot.

Zero might implement the system, but there is always a Stalin waiting to take over.


21 posted on 08/10/2009 8:45:31 AM PDT by Niuhuru (The internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Niuhuru

Yes, every leftist I’ve talked to about the consequences of what they’re promoting has said essentially the same thing: “it won’t affect me”.


22 posted on 08/10/2009 9:05:12 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: Maneesh
I wish Niki Tsongas saw this video before she spoke about "choice." Her words are misleading and dishonest and it is revealed in Jacob Hacker's (original author of HR 3200) OWNS WORDS in the video below.

The Public Plan Deception - It's Not About Choice

23 posted on 08/10/2009 9:31:58 AM PDT by joygrace
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To: chessplayer

Tsongas has no clue what the health care reform bill contains. None. She just rattles off Nazi Pelosi’s talking points and ignores the actual content. Scary!

I’ll vote for ANYBODY ELSE to fill her seat. Anybody! The town drunk, a leper, an avowed Communist who at least admits what he really is ... anybody!

THROW THEM ALL OUT!!


24 posted on 08/10/2009 11:59:59 AM PDT by DNME (A monarch's neck should always have a noose around it. It keeps him upright. - Robert Heinlein)
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To: DNME

remember Tsongas took over for her late husband.

Much like the placeholder wife politicians of yesteryear.


25 posted on 08/10/2009 12:04:36 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: chessplayer

All animals are equal. Some are more equal than others.

Welcome the rise of America’s Politburo.


26 posted on 08/10/2009 12:21:05 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: MrB

Ditto a couple of emotional wrecks I work with say the exact same thing.


27 posted on 08/10/2009 12:31:31 PM PDT by junta (Conservatives, the word "racism" is now ours.)
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To: Sig Sauer P220

I have said this for years...they pass these jobs around like inherited property. And if we knew how many was related to each other it would be even more scary ie brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws and on and on.


28 posted on 08/10/2009 12:44:35 PM PDT by ducks1944 (GOD Bless the USA .)
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To: nuadvntur
I am amused at the apparent low level of intelligence writing these news stories:

so-called “Cadillac” or “gold-played” Congressional coverage

gold-PLAYED? you maybe mean gold-PLATED? sheesh. Go back to 3rd grade, please.
29 posted on 08/10/2009 1:17:45 PM PDT by SpinnerWebb (mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves)
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To: Maneesh

What was the one guy talking about with the head of the teaparty movement and medicare fraud?


30 posted on 08/10/2009 1:19:52 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: Niuhuru

I’m not convinced zero isn’t Stalin yet.

GDO. It’s in the bible.


31 posted on 08/10/2009 1:46:56 PM PDT by ichabod1 (I am rolling over in my grave and I am not even dead yet (GOP Poet))
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To: ducks1944

And that’s just the ELECTED positions. If you add in the plum civil service jobs, it’s far far worse.

A genealogy chart for congress and principal staff would be very interesting.


32 posted on 08/10/2009 1:48:36 PM PDT by ichabod1 (I am rolling over in my grave and I am not even dead yet (GOP Poet))
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To: chessplayer
LET THEM EAT CAKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
33 posted on 08/10/2009 2:03:40 PM PDT by R0CK3T
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To: netmilsmom

I know who you are talking about. There is no central head of the tea party movement and the libs refuse to believe that organic movements can happen. There is in fact a guy that was indicted for massive medicaid fraud and there is a link to him and one tea party. However it is an absurd stretch to link all the tea parties to this guys. I have been to tea parties in MA, NJ and TX and they are all local home grown activist citizens that are sick of the coming socialism. Since all the left protest movements are centrally controlled they assume that it must be so for conservatives as well. It really displays their view of the average American as incapable of thinking and taking the initiative to protest. I say let the libs self destruct on this path and essentially wage war with the average American citizen.


34 posted on 08/11/2009 6:17:45 AM PDT by Maneesh
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To: ichabod1

I’m not saying Zero is Stalin, I just mean that while he believes he is as good as Stalin, he is actually paving the way for one to take over.

No one really saw Stalin coming. Lenin noticed, but by the the idiot had already created the party, put it in power, and then set the stage for Stalin to come.

If someone like Stalin takes over, whihc will happen if Zero is allowed to continue to make this country a mess, then there will be a Stalin who will ruthlessly purge the Democrats, and not for the benefit of these black racists.


35 posted on 08/11/2009 11:20:38 AM PDT by Niuhuru (The internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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