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House Democratic bill ceremony closed to public
The Washington Times ^ | October 29, 2009 | By Kara Rowland

Posted on 10/29/2009 10:28:35 AM PDT by MaestroLC

House Democrats blocked the public from attending the unveiling ceremony of their health-care bill Thursday morning, allowing only pre-approved visitors whose names appeared on lists to enter the event at the West side of the Capitol.

The audience at the crowded press conference included Hill staffers, union workers, health care providers and students, according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who thanked them for attending.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: astroturf; bill; closed; house; manufacturedcrisis; obamacare; photoops; public
Hard-working taxpayers not welcome.

Generational theft, indeed.

1 posted on 10/29/2009 10:28:36 AM PDT by MaestroLC
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To: MaestroLC
"Most transparent administration in history", we musn't forget. How could 54% of voters be so terribly stupid?
2 posted on 10/29/2009 10:30:29 AM PDT by mrsmel
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To: MaestroLC

Well, that’ll teach the peasants their place, won’t it?

Like the old Marx Bros (ironny!) routine from Duck Soup:

“The peasants are revolting!”

“Yes, they certainly are...”


3 posted on 10/29/2009 10:31:09 AM PDT by Noumenon (Work that AQT - turn ammunition into skill. No tyrant can maintain a 300 yard perimeter forever.)
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To: MaestroLC
A video posted on YouTube by Minority Whip Eric Cantor's office depicted a Republican staffer attempting to attend the press conference and being turned away by a police officer
4 posted on 10/29/2009 10:32:57 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: MaestroLC

I think it’s time for another Tea Party Protester march on D.C.


5 posted on 10/29/2009 10:33:04 AM PDT by PDMiller
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To: PDMiller

No, it’s time to send their asses home!


6 posted on 10/29/2009 10:33:49 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: MaestroLC

There is a jail cell waiting for Nancy.


7 posted on 10/29/2009 10:34:00 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: MaestroLC

Wait. What?!

If this was invitation-only, who shouted the ‘burn in hell’ remark in the bullhorn that gave Pelousy the opening to take a shot at insurance companies??? Can you say staged outburst? I knew you could.

Nancy not-so-bright strikes again. Lock out Republicans so they don’t blow the cover of the union-staged outburst. Pathetic. Proof that she doesn’t have the votes.

The kibuki dance continues.


8 posted on 10/29/2009 10:35:42 AM PDT by Kitten1 (12/23/1898; 12/25/1901; 3/6/36; 6/25/39; 9/11/55 -- Your sacrifice is not forgotten.)
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To: Kitten1
No, it’s time to send their asses home!

It's time we impose a two term limit on congress. One term in office, and one term in prison.

9 posted on 10/29/2009 10:41:47 AM PDT by Ditto (Directions for Clean Government: If they are in, vote them out. Rinse and repeat.)
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To: Ditto

I vote that some skip holding office and go straight to jail.


10 posted on 10/29/2009 10:42:48 AM PDT by Kitten1 (12/23/1898; 12/25/1901; 3/6/36; 6/25/39; 9/11/55 -- Your sacrifice is not forgotten.)
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To: Kitten1
If this was invitation-only, who shouted the ‘burn in hell’ remark in the bullhorn that gave Pelousy the opening to take a shot at insurance companies??? Can you say staged outburst? I knew you could.

I think so too. Pelosi is doing exactly what they used to do in communist Russia: invite only apparatchiks to be in the audience and call them "the people."

Her comeback answer was far too quick-minded to be anything other than a staged response. She's not that bright enough to think of that one off the cuff, and she didn't show any anger. And besides, Dems always need to have a villain: the insurance companies.

She staged a protest with Code Pink about Iraq some time back. Invited them onto the stage with her. This is an old playbook with her.

The bottom line here is that if this were a good bill, she would be having every ordinary citizen with her on that stage. The bill stinks and she knows it.

11 posted on 10/29/2009 10:45:30 AM PDT by MaestroLC ("Let him who wants peace prepare for war."--Vegetius, A.D. Fourth Century)
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To: kcvl

Do we have the video?


12 posted on 10/29/2009 10:47:41 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: MaestroLC
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13 posted on 10/29/2009 10:50:22 AM PDT by Tar and Feathers (www.tarandfeathers.shugartmedia.com)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
Hot Air has a couple of videos.
14 posted on 10/29/2009 10:52:20 AM PDT by MaestroLC ("Let him who wants peace prepare for war."--Vegetius, A.D. Fourth Century)
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15 posted on 10/29/2009 10:53:33 AM PDT by Maceman (])
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To: MaestroLC

So much for “returning the House to the people”....


16 posted on 10/29/2009 10:57:27 AM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: MaestroLC
If its so good - why not allow every one to see it? This bill is not going to get a single GOP vote in the House!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus

17 posted on 10/29/2009 11:01:52 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: MaestroLC

What do they have to hide?


18 posted on 10/29/2009 11:06:24 AM PDT by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: MaestroLC

Astroturf


19 posted on 10/29/2009 11:10:19 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (I refuse to "reduce my carbon footprint" all while Lenin remains in an airconditioned shrine)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Oh, yes, we do have video!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-P-lRoquGY&feature=channel


20 posted on 10/29/2009 1:22:21 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: MaestroLC

Obama voters - how’s is that “transparency” thing working for you?


21 posted on 10/29/2009 1:29:34 PM PDT by LiteKeeper (When do the impeachment proceedings begin?)
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To: MaestroLC
This is the Democrats version of democracy. They aren't the party of the people. They're the party, and if you're not a prominent member in good standing, you're a potential target.
22 posted on 10/29/2009 3:09:42 PM PDT by dr_who
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