Skip to comments.Tsongas: I won’t 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, didnt 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 thats when Tsongas suddenly becomes concerned with protecting choice
This dumb Congressional clunker also said ‘ask me what you want to hear and I will tell you’.
The best option would be to throw his arse out of office.
QUOTE TSONGAS: “I wont 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.
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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.
that’s their goal.
As the wife of the late Paul Tsongas who was TOTALLY opposed to socialized medicine she should not even be giving this lip service.
She broke the cardinal rule for liberal politicians: Never, ever say what you are really thinking!
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.
And the huddled masses and the great unwashed will have no options.
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?
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.
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?
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.
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