Skip to comments.Abort deal clinches bill & stirs fury
Posted on 03/22/2010 3:03:29 AM PDT by Scanian
WASHINGTON -- A last-minute compromise yesterday that swung a half-dozen anti-abortion Democrats behind President Obama's health-care bill -- virtually ensuring its passage -- failed to placate outside activists on either side of the issue, and drew derision from Republicans.
Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), leader of the anti-abortion bloc, said he was satisfied with an executive order issued by Obama affirming prohibitions in current law and in the health legislation against taxpayer money going to abortions.
"Make no doubt about it. There will be no public funds for abortion," Stupak said in announcing the agreement yesterday ahead of a vote on the landmark health-care bill.
The National Right to Life Committee quickly issued a scathing statement disputing Stupak's claim.
"The executive order promised by President Obama was issued for political effect. It changes nothing," the group said. "It does not correct any of the serious pro-abortion provisions in the bill."
Stupak was even called "a baby killer" on the House floor.
(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...
>> “Make no doubt about it ...,” Stupak said
Code words for: “I’m lying to your face when I tell you that...”
Cue the picture of Neville Chamberlain waving Hitler’s piece of paper around triumphantly while surrounded by an adoring mob.
Extra points for Photoshopping Stupak’s face into it.
America just lost it’s Representative Government to back room deals. hidden agenda’s, and croked politics.
Paint a big bullseye on Stupak.
Stupak and the rest of the alleged pro-life Dems are complete morons and need to be voted out of office.
Looks like a little pork may have gotten his vote:
Remember the most basic Rush-ism of all: “MODERATE DEMOCRATS ARE FIRST AND FOREMOST DEMOCRATS!”
A little? This bill was full of pork from the get go. More promised pork added as well. Sham of a bill.
I was referring for the $750,000 in airport grants in Stupak’s district that he just announced. That pork was targeted and, along with a bogus promise from Hussein, did the trick for getting slutty Stupak’s vote.
Democrat = Unprincipled Traitor.
Democrat = babykiller
Well we all knew a backroom deal was going to happen. What’s more hilarious, though, is the speed in which Stupak announced it. Even the dumbest of his constituents knows he was bought off.
Facebook page of Stupak’s opponent, Dan Benishek:
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