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Your View: Walz(D-Mn) Should Vote as his Constituents Desire
Mankato Free Press ^ | January 14, 2010 | Rebecca Oerman, Truman

Posted on 01/15/2010 3:23:50 AM PST by Son House

A recent Free Press article noted that Rep. Tim Walz doesn’t “dispute that a majority of Americans are opposed to the (health care) bill or at least highly skeptical.”

Now, let me get this straight: We elected Walz to represent us, we pay his salary through our rising taxes, and yet he is planning to vote against our wishes. How can that be? Does he not understand what his title means? A “representative” is to act in the stead of another.

The article then goes on to quote Walz: “The day after we pass it, the sun will rise.” Now, I can take that in two ways. One, a sarcastic “the health care bill won’t be the end of the world”, which isn’t very encouraging. Or the other, that the light bulb will suddenly go on in the minds of us foolish doubters and we will suddenly understand the glory that is Obamacare.

If this bill is so wonderful, why is the bill and its debate being hidden?

2010 is an election year. It’s time to elect someone who will truly represent the wishes of the majority of the constituents.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: 111th; 2010; bhohealthcare; congress; constituents; corruption; democratcongress; democratcorruption; elections; healthcare; hopeychangey; liberalfascism; minnesota; obamacare; socializedmedicine; tyranny; view; vote; walz; wethepeople
Everyone with a lick of common sense also tried to tell Walz the Stimulus bill was a no-go too, he just doesn't listen.

Walz votes for stimulus bill
We received this statement from Walz’s congressional office

http://www.bluestemprairie.com/a_bluestem_prairie/2009/01/walz-votes-for-stimulus-bill.html

This legislation will create and save 3 to 4 million jobs, rebuilding America, making us more globally competitive and energy independent, and transforming our economy for long-term growth; give 95% of American workers an immediate tax cut; and invest quickly in the economy – with 75% spent in the first 18 months.

Experts say more than 90 percent of the jobs created will be in the private sector.” added Walz.

1 posted on 01/15/2010 3:23:51 AM PST by Son House
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To: Son House

The “will of the people” has been shredded by idealogs who obey only their masters in Washington. I hope Mr. Walz and all others like him find out in November who their real bosses are. Ignore us at your peril, Washington.


2 posted on 01/15/2010 3:34:38 AM PST by Straight8 (Don't begin it if you're not in it to win it.)
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To: Son House

boot his arse


3 posted on 01/15/2010 3:38:58 AM PST by MissDairyGoodnessVT (Free Nobel Peace Prize with oil change =^..^=)
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To: Son House

“It’s time to elect someone who will truly represent the wishes of the majority of the constituents.”

Where is Captain Obvious when you need him?

NB - special election in VA for empty State Senate seat - Lib Dem took it by 327 votes, less than the total of absentee ballots. Lesson: GET OFF YOUR DEAD @SS AND VOTE!!!


4 posted on 01/15/2010 3:44:04 AM PST by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger ....)
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To: MissDairyGoodnessVT

“boot his arse”?
How about put a cap in his arse?
HOw about keel hauling his arse?
How about putting his arse in public stocks?
How about just kicking hell out his sorry arse?

MissDairyGoodnessVT?
Two ways to go with this,
One, you are everything we all envision a MissDairyGoodnessVT to be.
ORRRRR you are an old fat hairy Italian guy from Brooklyn.

Morning.


5 posted on 01/15/2010 3:47:19 AM PST by Joe Boucher (This marxist punk has got to go. (FUBO))
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To: Son House

Walz is a PUTZ!


6 posted on 01/15/2010 4:11:34 AM PST by cibco (I HOPE Obummers's CHANGE disappears...)
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To: Son House

This legislation will create and save 3 to 4 million jobs, rebuilding America, making us more globally competitive and energy independent”

How this is connected to the “health care debacle” of a bill is beyond me.


7 posted on 01/15/2010 4:34:12 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: Son House

Madison, in the Federalist Papers, advocated a representative democracy in order to protect what he viewed as individual liberty from majority rule, or from the effects of such inequality within society. The role of the Congressional Representative was never intended to blindly follow what the majority of his constituents favored. If Walz truly believes that ObamaCare is what’s best for his constituents he should vote for it and defend this position in the next election.

Having said that, I believe that he should be voted out because of this support and it is well and proper that his constituents should make this clear to him. Pitchforks come in handy at times.


8 posted on 01/15/2010 4:40:33 AM PST by Dogfaced Soldier (Strength and Honor)
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To: Joe Boucher

Love the tagline...I have a “FUBO” T-shirt and wear it proudly.


9 posted on 01/15/2010 5:04:27 AM PST by Mich Patriot
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To: Son House
planning to vote against our wishes (D)
10 posted on 01/15/2010 5:04:53 AM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Mich Patriot

I have the ovalone in the middle of my pick up trucks rear window.
Initially I wondered if anyone may throw a brick through it but so far NOpe. Right next to by Harley sticker and N.R.A. sticker.


11 posted on 01/15/2010 5:14:05 AM PST by Joe Boucher (This marxist punk has got to go. (FUBO))
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To: Joe Boucher

MDGVT is IN DA’HOUSE!!!


12 posted on 01/15/2010 5:21:09 AM PST by MissDairyGoodnessVT (Free Nobel Peace Prize with oil change =^..^=)
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To: Joe Boucher

“ORRRRR you are an old fat hairy Italian guy from Brooklyn.”

LOL, no. I’M an old, fat, hairy Italian guy from Brooklyn. Originally. Staten Island, now.

Anyway, you elect a guy to represent his district by following the dictates of his own conscience - not to poll his constituency on every issue and vote with the majority. That would be tyranny.

The remedy for a Representative who does not, well, represent his district is to vote him out. The worst you can wind up with is a two-year mistake, albeit a lot of damage can be done in this two-year stint.


13 posted on 01/15/2010 5:32:50 AM PST by StatenIsland (If we insist that 99 1/2 wonÂ’t do, gotta have a hundred, we will again wind up with zero.)
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To: Son House

I’m from Rochester, and I will call that Rat Bastard Walz’s office again (for the 200th time or so), and rail on whoever answers the phone. I no longer care if I’m civil or not to these commie RAT bastards. The demoRATs should all be hanging from the gallows for high crimes & treason, or at the very least sentenced to 50 years in prison. Every single RAT bastard demoRAT at the local, state but especially the federal level.


14 posted on 01/15/2010 6:17:09 AM PST by rcrngroup
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To: StatenIsland

If I hadn’t just done a hull job on my sailboat I’d go for the keel Hauling. Lots of barnicles.
Hey!
It could happen.


15 posted on 01/15/2010 8:32:42 AM PST by Joe Boucher (This marxist punk has got to go. (FUBO))
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To: ridesthemiles

Just a reminder of Walz’s poor judgment in legislative matters


16 posted on 01/15/2010 10:00:46 AM PST by Son House (The Learning Curve for Democrats on Macroeconomics is getting Exponential)
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To: Son House

Why are powerful leftists operating totally in secret?

Because they’re afraid that if the American people saw what they were doing, they would come to Washington D.C. en masse with pitchforks and torches.

That’s why Obama, Pelosi and Reid have chosen to meet behind closed-doors, out of sight from the American people, as they seek to shove a 2500-page-plus monster down each of our throats, one page at a time.

In a sudden bout of honesty last week, Pelosi herself said as much when she told CBS News: “The House and Senate plan [is] to put together the final health care reform bill behind closed doors according to an agreement by top Democrats.”

In other words, after days of spewing laughable tales of how “open and transparent” the legislative process on health care has been, Speaker Pelosi decided to be “open and transparent” about how non-transparently Congressional Democrats plan to move forward in their efforts to pass ObamaCare.

Remember, it was Pelosi who has stated that she will do “whatever it takes” to pass ObamaCare.

You already know about the bribes – the “Louisiana Purchase,” the “Cornhusker Kickback,” the 100 million in taxpayer dollars for Senator Chris Dodd’s hospital, the Medicare Advantage benefits for seniors that Florida Senator Bill Nelson got mostly for just three Florida counties (what about seniors in the rest of the state and the country who stand to lose their benefits under ObamaCare?), and so on... and so on....

You already know about Pelosi and Reid’s false promises about “presiding over the most open, honest and ethical Congress in history.”

It’s no wonder that nearly 60% of the American people do not approve of the way that Obama is handling the health care issue, according to the most recent Gallup poll. Even CNN recently reported that the news for Obama is even worse. The headline reads: “CNN Poll: 61% of Americans oppose Senate Health Care Bill.”

Perhaps the only ones who still support ObamaCare are Obama, Pelosi, Reid and those fanatical leftists who probably received Che Guevara tee-shirts for Christmas.

We need to remind our elected officials that the vast majority of Americans detest ObamaCare. And, your urgent, personalized blast faxes can help ensure its defeat.

http://www.cfiflistmanager.org/obamacarexxiv1.html


17 posted on 01/15/2010 11:11:29 AM PST by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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