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Nadler: Liberals prepared to buck Obama, Dem leadership
The Hill ^

Posted on 09/21/2009 12:38:28 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Nadler: Liberals prepared to buck Obama, Dem leadership By Michael O'Brien - 09/21/09 03:13 PM ET

Liberals in the House are prepared to buck President Obama and House Democratic leaders if they're presented a healthcare bill without a public option.

Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said Monday he is optimistic that any healthcare bill from the House will include a public (or "government-run") option, and are undertaking a whip count to test lawmakers' commitment to that measure.

"The public option is still very much alive only because the progressives have stood together and held our ground and said that, regardless of what the President or Leadership says, we won't vote for any bill [without] a public option," Nadler said in a chat online hosted by the liberal AMERICAblog.

Nadler told the blog that 60 lawmakers had pledged to vote against any healthcare bill lacking the public plan, and that liberal Democrats are "undertaking a whip count now to see how firm these pledges are."

Nadler has been among a coterie of liberal members of Congress to go public with their demands that the White House maintain its support for the public option. Reflecting on those efforts, the Manhattan Democrat struck an optimistic note on the public option.

"I think the chances of the public option of being passed in health care reform are pretty good," he wrote, noting that it depends on the ability of the Congressional Progressive, Black, Hispanic, and Asian Caucuses to hold together, as well as Obama's willingness to lean on Democratic lawmakers.


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: communists; marxists; nadler; traitors
go order another pizza........
1 posted on 09/21/2009 12:38:28 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Nah...he should try a salad.


2 posted on 09/21/2009 12:39:13 PM PDT by RexBeach
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To: Sub-Driver

Suicidal. Sucks when your side is a coalition of opposing interests.


3 posted on 09/21/2009 12:40:24 PM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: Sub-Driver
Oh, this is entertaining.

The moderates are scared sh**less of their constituents that want the government to stay out of health care.

The liberals are scared sh**less of their constituents that want government-run single-payer health care.

Neither can get enough votes to pass a bill. So, no bill will be passed.

The only thing that might get enough votes is one of the Republican proposals that addresses tort reform and puts some regulation on the insurance companies.

4 posted on 09/21/2009 12:42:40 PM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Please everyone watch for the building of Obama Citizen soldiers....this will be the start of his take over...

lets hope not..because neither Dem or Rep party will be in control.


5 posted on 09/21/2009 12:46:33 PM PDT by Texas4ever (God is in control!)
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To: justlurking
The only thing that might get enough votes is one of the Republican proposals that addresses tort reform and puts some regulation on the insurance companies.

Democrats are scared that doing that might largely solve the problem and take away their rationalization for nationalizing over one-sixth of the economy.

It's not socialism if you take it by the shotglass or mug instead of drinking the whole bottle.

6 posted on 09/21/2009 12:46:35 PM PDT by KarlInOhio ("I can run wild for six months ...after that, I have no expectation of success" - Admiral Obama-moto)
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To: Sub-Driver

Typo detected:

Should read:

Liberals prepared to buck Ofama.

(Makes sense now, huh?)


7 posted on 09/21/2009 12:47:38 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (I am Legend)
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To: Sub-Driver

Can we stop calling them democrats, progressives, or liberals. Let’s just get it on the table: Socialists.

If Nadler wants a public option, wants to follow the Obama path - just sign up for his new official title.

Thought ocurred to me that some in House and Senate were looking to use the lack of a ‘public option’ as a method to push away form a unpopular bill. Then I slapped myself and remembered what we’re dealing with. Socialists.


8 posted on 09/21/2009 12:48:08 PM PDT by Made In The USA (Communists need not apply.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Liberals prepared to buck Obama...”

Now THAT is funny stuff!


9 posted on 09/21/2009 12:49:07 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: Sub-Driver
Things are really unraveling for Obama. Lots of bad news from every angle.
10 posted on 09/21/2009 12:49:53 PM PDT by Senator_Blutarski (No good deed goes unpunished.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Jerrold Nadler. In my TOP TEN of politicians I’d like to punch in the face.


11 posted on 09/21/2009 12:49:58 PM PDT by LeonardFMason
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To: justlurking
The moderates are scared sh**less of their constituents that want the government to stay out of health care. The liberals are scared sh**less of their constituents that want government-run single-payer health care. Neither can get enough votes to pass a bill. So, no bill will be passed.

From your keyboard to God's computer monitor!

12 posted on 09/21/2009 12:50:19 PM PDT by kaylar
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To: Sub-Driver

Would Mao be communist enough for Nadler?


13 posted on 09/21/2009 1:00:47 PM PDT by TigersEye (0bama: "I can see Mecca from the WH portico." --- Google - Cloward-Piven Strategy)
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To: Sub-Driver

They know the ObamaCare bill is in trouble. The most face-saving way out is for the “progressives” to kill it because of no public option, and the “blue dogs” to blame the hard left.


14 posted on 09/21/2009 1:00:51 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Public healthcare looks like it will work as well as public housing did.)
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To: LeonardFMason

He’s so fat he wouldn’t feel it.


15 posted on 09/21/2009 1:02:50 PM PDT by Hildy
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To: Sub-Driver

I think occasional rumblings from those to the left of Obama (if there is such a thing) are designed specifically to paint him as “centrist”.


16 posted on 09/21/2009 1:05:16 PM PDT by Pessimist (u)
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To: Pessimist

He ain’t ever bucked anything but a pork chop!


17 posted on 09/21/2009 1:08:49 PM PDT by King Hawk
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To: LeonardFMason

Trust Me, I Know What's Best For Your Health


18 posted on 09/21/2009 1:10:11 PM PDT by gura (R-MO)
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To: Sub-Driver

19 posted on 09/21/2009 1:12:24 PM PDT by Stayfree (FLUSHTHE WHITE HOUSE AND CONGRESS BECAUSE THEY ARE FULL OF IT!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

He is putting up the liberal smoke screen to obscure what is happening. Implicit in the statement is that the leadership is waffling. I see no reason to believe it


20 posted on 09/21/2009 1:12:34 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Quotes of the century: 2001 "Lets Roll"..... 2009 "You Lie")
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To: Sub-Driver

Gerry had his insurance company pay for the stomach stapling surgery. He and his twin brother had it at about the same time. I guess it never crossed his mind that the panels in the future won’t spend the money on a 60 year old’s effort to surgically make up for a life of gluttonous eating. erry is covered by either NY State or NYC employess benefits as it’s superior to the basic congressional plan. He’s covered uder his wife.


21 posted on 09/21/2009 1:14:07 PM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: gura

Hee-Hee.


22 posted on 09/21/2009 1:15:48 PM PDT by seoul62
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To: Sub-Driver

had to laugh out loud at obama this weekend going from one interview to another and just not getting the fact that no matter how many comedy shows he does...the American public does not want this obama plan period. Why does he make a fool of himself like that? He’s not saying anything new. It’s the same old speech over and over again. The people do not want it. They have spoken, stood tall, marched and had meetings. They do not want it. Neither does his own party. LET IT GO obama...it’s done and over!


23 posted on 09/21/2009 1:17:33 PM PDT by cubreporter
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To: Sub-Driver

Cool. Maybe they’ll join the American Coummunist Party, CPUSA.

Oh, wait. CPUSA endorsed Obama, too.

Well, good luck on that.


24 posted on 09/21/2009 1:18:14 PM PDT by Little Ray (Obama is a kamikaze president aimed at the heart of this Republic.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Democratic Leadership????

I think they have the wroing description. LOL


25 posted on 09/21/2009 1:21:24 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Sub-Driver

Keep focused really really closely on the health care debate.

That way you won’t notice all of the other things the Marxists are doing on the sly.


26 posted on 09/21/2009 1:21:53 PM PDT by lurk
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To: LeonardFMason

Would a punch in his face sound like a “squish”?


27 posted on 09/21/2009 1:23:07 PM PDT by freeagle
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To: justlurking
The moderates are scared sh**less of their constituents that want the government to stay out of health care.

The liberals are scared sh**less of their constituents that want government-run single-payer health care.

Yes, but only the moderates face the risk of being booted out of office. The liberals will get reelected regardless of which way they vote.

28 posted on 09/21/2009 1:26:50 PM PDT by AlaskaErik (I served and protected my country for 31 years. Democrats spent that time trying to destroy it.)
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To: Sub-Driver
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Excellent.

29 posted on 09/21/2009 1:37:26 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: justlurking
The only thing that might get enough votes is one of the Republican proposals that addresses tort reform and puts some regulation on the insurance companies.

Aint gonna happen.

The rats are solidly in the pocket of the trial lawyers, lib rats and so called blue dogs too.

30 posted on 09/21/2009 1:41:17 PM PDT by Graybeard58 ( Selah.)
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To: Made In The USA

Not really, they are outright Communists. Led by a top down command and control. Communists. Not socialist, pure plain and simple communist.


31 posted on 09/21/2009 1:50:21 PM PDT by Semperfiwife (Yes we are the Sons, we are the Sons, the Sons of Liberty!!!)
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To: Stayfree

That’s hilarious. Where did you get it?


32 posted on 09/21/2009 1:55:03 PM PDT by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Liberals prepared to buck Obama

You sure that's not a a typo?

33 posted on 09/21/2009 2:27:41 PM PDT by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: Repeal 16-17
I think I got it from a website that has tons of equipment accidents and unusual things, you could spend hours there...
darkroastedblend.com
34 posted on 09/21/2009 2:28:45 PM PDT by Stayfree (FLUSHTHE WHITE HOUSE AND CONGRESS BECAUSE THEY ARE FULL OF IT!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Nadler doesn’t have to tell me the democrats will stand by the embarrassment-in-chief. I learned long ago that if Charles Manson were a democrat they would be fully supportive of him.


35 posted on 09/21/2009 2:30:21 PM PDT by RobinOfKingston (Democrats, the party of evil. Republicans, the party of stupid.)
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