Skip to comments.Breaking: Stupak Sells Out Because of an Executive Order That Could Be Rescinded Tomorrow
Posted on 03/21/2010 2:24:24 PM PDT by Michael van der Galien
Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) has announced his small group of Democrat pro-life voters are swinging their votes to support Obamacare. His reasoning is based on an Obama Executive Order that will supposedly keep the new health care bill from paying for abortions.
Pro-life groups have warned that this move is smoke and mirrors and that the Executive Order is not enough. The Susan B. Anthony list explains:
1. An executive order can be rescinded any time. President Obama could reverse it next week, next month, or next year. Should another pro-abortion president be elected in the future, it could be rescinded on inauguration day.
2. An executive order will not prevent insurance companies that provide abortion from participating in the exchanges.
3. Abortion funding in the health care legislation can be only be removed using the legislative process. An executive order not only doesnt fix the problem, it isnt needed to fix the problem, and could not stand a legal challenge.
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Bart Stupak has officially become more stupid then Joe Biden..I never knew that was possible, someone more stupid then Biden, but I think we have our winner
Or never signed in the first place.
They’ll fund it another way....What do you think they’ve been doing all these years.
He'll reverse it before he signs it.
Honestly I doubt any executive order will be signed. Stupak is going to be punished for holding up Obama’s bill, punished by the pro aborts, pro lifers, and republicans.
He may as well vote and resign immediately.
And he believes him? I am beginning to think that our Chairman has a new slate of Congressmen all lined up to fill the seats we will vote out this year. That is if there is ever another election.
Well, we now have the Stupak-Driehaus bill, owned and operated solely by the Democratic party.
I was actually starting to believe that there was an obscure congressman coming to the fore to be a true leader, patriot, moral man, a true Catholic, a man of convictions. I’m having a real hard time thinking that Bart Stupak is stupid. His vote has been purchased and I am saddened beyond measure.
An E.O. does NOT trump a Bill signed into law.
Your taxes paying to kill babies provision of the Bill when signed into law by the messiah BECOMES THE LAW.
!!! STUPAK IS TRYING TO BULLSHIT HIS CONSTITUENTS !!!
I still have to believe that when they look into the devil’s eyes they tremble with fear. Something is up. This guy always wins when he’s one on one. He even got the Clintons to bow down to him. I guess he told Bill and Hillary “It’s time to give the devil his due. So, get behind me or get into the fire.”
Stupak: Pledges mean nothing from Communists!
Lenin dismissed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, which ended the World War I fighting between Russia and Germany, by quipping that he never read the document and did not feel bound to honor its terms.
So it will be with Obama’s executive order.
0bama will sign the EO to great fanfare and then quietly rescind it in a few weeks when the coast is clear. And he will get away with it because the media will spike the story.
He knows exactly what's going on.
I posted the following earlier this afternoon when Stupak was hedging:
Sunday, March 21, 2010 1:42:01 PM · 11 of 114
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Seriously Stupak - just vote YES. He wants to vote YES and will end up voting for this unconstitutional bill. At least Judas was clear with his intentions...
Hey Stupak, how many babies are you willing to kill today with your YES vote? Planned Parenthood predicts 400,000 additional abortions if this crappy bill passes. The blood of 400,000 babies will be on YOUR hands Stupak.
Good grief, I think the colonists got it right when they would tar and feather people like this.
I told everybody here weeks ago that this clown was only playing games to get himself on TV all the time.
Once again, all - ALL - democrats are liars and liberals. They won’t tolerate anyone who isn’t into their very small tent.
And another thing. It seems only a true Christian can fight this guy and win. Where is the leader we pray for!
Ok I take it back, he’s stupid and a leftist jackass
But he knew exactly what was going on through the entire process.
No he was just looking for a fig leaf to provide some kind of cover for voting for this. It will be interesting to see what happens in November, but I'm not hopeful that voters will even remember by then just what idiots they elected. Oh well, I guess it's on the cap and trade and amnesty.
How is it that MSNBC broke this story hours before anyone else? I wonder for how long the RAT Leadership knew they had a deal?
It is certainly true that an EO can be so reversed but this is not why Stupak's reversal is a bad decision.
Stupak's reversal is a bad decision because the EO does nothing! It is utter B.S. The whole thing is a pretense. It does not change anything. It merely "explains" why the existing Senate language does not allow for federal funding of abortion. But this "explanation" is double-speak. There will be federal funding of elective abortion under the Senate HCR bill and the EO does nothing to change this.
Stupak sold out. That's the story here.
What Obama does in the future with respect to this EO is irrelevant. The sell-out is now!
now they say its illegal so no executive order..stupak is a liar
The Democrats in Congress will!
It’s obvious this whole “pro-life” Stupak concern with the Bill was all a sham.
That scumbag Stupak was in the bag all along.
How stupid do you have to be not to have figured this out weeks ago?
Rep. Bart Stupak speaking in Cheboygan, MI (video from last fall) sounds like he would have voted for the bill no matter what
They really think America is stupak.
Pray for America’s Freedom
So it is known that Stupak will vote for this bill under the belief that Obama will sign an EO banning abortion.
Excuse me, but isn’t that a bribe?
He hasn’t voted yet, so now what does he do?
Dingell was trying to talk Stupak into it.
My guess is his (or both MI Dems) district(s) gets a huge building and medical bureaucrat jobs up the kazoo to support Obamacare.
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Bart Stupak = Lukewarm Laodecian Coward
The whole Bart Stupak Abortion Drama was just that...drama. It was staged to make it appear that part of the democrat party was thinking of what’s right. He was going to cave from the beginning because democrats are democrats first and everything else second. There’s no such thing as moderate democrat anymore.
Benedict Arnolds All of them
One thing keeps weighing on my mind. The truly monstrous waste of time that “our” elected representatives have in this bill, which even if it does pass will then generate perhaps even a greater waste “not really” of time attempting to get rid of it or at least the more onerous parts of it. Truly stupid, until one contemplates that at least they weren’t attacking other institutions while they were tied up with this travesty.
Eh, so the flame burns brightly for a moment, is there any HEAT behind it?
Stupak (rhymes with...) was always going to cave, why are people kidding themselves?
An EO is trumped by a law the Congress passes and he, himself the greatest, passes. He know he can EO the tides to not rise, yet rise they will.
You forget...they are making it all up as they go along!
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