Skip to comments.House takeover would give GOP ways to attack health law
Posted on 11/02/2010 6:52:08 AM PDT by Lakeshark
If Rep. Joe Barton becomes the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee next year, the Texas Republican vows to make life miserable for Democratic defenders of the health care overhaul law.
He'll drag Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Medicare chief Donald Berwick to Capitol Hill for regular grilling. Democrats, he says, essentially have shielded the two key figures from answering tough questions about the new law
(Excerpt) Read more at mcclatchydc.com ...
“... make life miserable for Democratic defenders of the health care overhaul law.”
NOT GOOD ENOUGH! S*&^ can the whole thing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The law is in print now.
Get a bunch of staffers and interns to comb over it and find the really nasty stuff that everyone will hate.
Put these issues into individual repeal bills and make 0bama defend his veto.
Those people wouldn’t know anything about the Health Care law...Even the Dumb Dems didn’t read the Monstrocity before voting on it.....The best thing the House can do is cut ANY and ALL funding going to the Law and put forward a bill every week or every day reapealing it
There’s nothing about health in the DeathCare genocide. It’s all about giving the government the power of life and death over YOU, your family, not unlike other dictatorships in history who eliminated their enemies. Politicians will determine if you will be “allowed” to live.
Call and explain that to your friends and family today before the polls close. It is a matter of life and DEATH that they vote these Ruling Class Dictators out.
Initial vote in the house should be to repeal the whole thing - get the ‘rats on record.
THEN repeal it piecemeal as I’ve said above.
That headline was supposed to be a bad thing wasn’t it? lol.
I’m not saying this shouldn’t be done, but it allows the GOP to make a lot of noise without actually changing anything.
and defund it.
Defunding is probably the only option right now, but what will it take to completely repeal and trash this POS?
Without 60 votes in the senate, it will be filibustered. Best we can do is repeal in the house and send to the senate. The senate will want to protect the president from having to veto so it will never get to him. Next step, as the article states, is to defund it.
I agree about defunding, it's is a big thing; but bringing out how bad the bill is (and its handlers) in a series of hearings that drag for two years would help immensely in keeping the issue out in the public eye.
There could actually be enough Blue Dogs and other Democrats who would side with the GOP to override a Presdiential Veto and "pull the plug" on ObamaCare.
It's why a concerted effort to educate the public on how bad the bill was is so important.
They could also call up people on our side like Dr. David Janda. There’s a lot of bad health care related legislation in the stimulus bill such as rationing and $100k penalties for physicians!
The amount of bad news coming out of these hearings will be astounding. The MSM will not be able to spin or ignore unless they want to change their format to something like “entrainment tonight” and simply report on the movie star news and manufactured foibles of Republicans.
Either way we will have the truth or the truth and a dead MSM.
What would be simply, too, too delicious is if Rob Steele wrested a victory in Michigan's 15th and votes to repeal this monstrosity.
Of course, that would quite useless without a willing majority in the Senate....
Can't a girl dream?
Ok, that works for me. Reading the article's comments from Fred Upton was refreshing, too.
Thank you again, Mr Lakeshark. Have a splendid day! Sorry if this posts twice...
"I find your lack of faith disturbing" Darth Vader
This is not the GOP we are sending to Congress. These are conservatives who are using the GOP as a shell to get elected. The old line GOP will either fall in line or get left behind.
What proportion of the the new GOP in Congress will be good guys? Will they be enough to control the agenda?
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