Skip to comments.Frist: Don't repeal health care bill (Put a lid on it has-been RINOs)
Posted on 01/18/2011 3:39:10 PM PST by tobyhill
A top Republican has come out against efforts by his party to repeal President Obama's health care reform bill currently underway in the House.
Former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tennessee, said at a press conference Tuesday at the Bipartisan Policy Center - an organization he chairs with former Democratic Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, among others - that the law should stand, according to The Huffington Post.
"It is not the bill that [Republicans] would have written," he said. "It is not the bill that I would have drafted. But it is the law of the land and it is the platform, the fundamental platform, upon which all future efforts to make that system better, for that patient, for that family, will be based."
He added: "[The bill] has many strong elements," Frist added later. "And those elements, whatever happens, need to be preserved, need to be cuddled, need to be snuggled, need to be promoted and need to be implemented. But how do you do it? How do you do a lot of what is in this law?"
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Go away Bill. NO GOVERNMENT RUN HEALTHCARE PERIOD!!
And this guy is an M.D. too. How sad and pathetic.
Top? NOT! Notice how the next paragraph refers to him as FORMER majority leader. Nice bias there, CNN.
“cuddled” and “snuggled”?
Are you kidding me?
Hey Bill: have yourself a GIANT cup of STFU.
Seriously, folks, if this jackball wants to keep it the law of the land then HE should run for Senate again and vote that way.
What the hell happens to Republican old men—except for Cheney, they all seem to act like their testicles have been snipped off.
He must be the only physician in the country who thinks this way. Probably because he’s retired on a cushy federal pension and benefits package that he didn’t contribute a dime towards.
CNN is working overtime to find opponents to Repeal.
Finding someone with an (R) behind their name to oppose it probably rates triple-time pay.
What a POS a doctor no less
It’s not “The law of the land” dipstick. That’s something called The Constitution, ever heard of it? I guess not if you want this crap legislation to stand.
WE have seen the enemy . and it is us. Just unreal.
The mentality of a GOP leader. This is why I have little hope for the GOP. I pray the Tea Party Republicans can lead the GOP but I think they will always be sabotaged by the elite blue-blood New World Order crowd.
Any Republican that advocates keeing Obamacare in ANY form should be thrown out on his rear and fast.
Did Obama promise to make him Surgeon General or something?
Frist in 3/10:
“From a strictly political standpoint, Republicans played it pretty well,” he said, adding that they will probably campaign on a repeal of reform in 2010.”
Must have got a great deal.
Didn’t Bill Frist inherit HCA (a health care insurance company) from his father? If so, no wonder he wants to see 0bamacare remain in place.
The Dems are picking us off for media fodder, a full court press with the kitchen sink media assault. Republicans can’t balance a beer on their belly let alone handle an Obama front with all battalions coming at them on every issue at once, while we dithered off a week and agreed to hold hands with marxists at the SOU address. What a colorful start. Hang on.
Another member of the political elite speaks.
Who has Frist’s address so that we can write to him?
Reason number 347 why I will not return to the once great USA.
I spent all of my first 55 years in Tennessee, which I considered to be the best state in the union, despite it being Al Goreon’s home state.
Now it has two filthy RINOS for senators, in other words, stealth Marxist.
America is doomed.
The only good thing frist ever did was save patraeus’ life. Otherwise, worthless rino.
SNuggled???Cuddled???? Are you freaking kidding me???? I have lost total respect for Frist. Now we know why the Republicans lost their way (and the election) of 2006.
Hanging out with Tiny Tom is apparently a mind blowing experience. Welcome to the logic free zone of ‘rats.
Enough said right there.
I wonder how much of a kickback Frist got to spit on the Hippocratic Oath. Et tu, Billy?
my first thought when I read those words was that the "Frist is gay or at least bi" rumors I read on Hillbuzz must be true. Hillbuzz tied Frist's trists with Obama to his love for Obamacare.
You don’t build on a foundation of horse manure.
I never did like Frist.
Frist needs to go home and STFU.
“Who has Frists address so that we can write to him?”
Not much use, as he is a FORMER senator.
I guess it was RINO Corker that replaced him.
Is this satire? He has to be kidding.
It’s not satire, it’s the RINO parade doing every interview they can to make themselves feel relevant.
I noticed this too. Cuddled and snuggled? More like rebuked and repealed in my view.
WTF is the matter with this guy?
Tune: "Marion" ("Rejoice, O Pilgrim Throng")
Repeal, reject, undo!
Declare it dead and pull the plug,
Before the bill comes due.
The bill Obama signed
Would take a year to read,
But Nancy rammed it down our throats,
And so did Harry Reid.
Now watch our health care costs
Rise high and higher still;
Obama spreads the wealth around
And makes us pay the bill.
Repeal, and do not fear
Obama's veto pen;
And when he sends back what we pass,
We'll pass it once again.
Repeal, reject, undo!
And come November 2012,
Repeal Obama too!
Oh yeah, another “top” republican. He’s working out of a lobby shop isn’t he?
Remember, his family owns a huge Medical firm. I am sure they will benefit from Bambi care
It’s just hard to fathom how Frist could make sucn a vile and condescending statement. I hope the people of Tennessee will take action.
His family owns and/or operates a whole slew of hospitals. He is immensely wealthy. Follow the money.
"...an organization he chairs with former Democratic Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, among others - that the law should stand, according to The Huffington Post."
His a** needs to be cuddled and snuggled by the tip of my boot.
Gingrich, Frist, Lott...playing footsies with Tiny Tax Cheat Timmy Daschle.
“The mentality of a GOP leader.” You’ve got that right. What do they say, power corrupts? Our guys go down there to DC, and it’s not long... maybe 2 terms, and they’re suddenly reach-across-the-aisle RINOs. Only a few, Jesse Helms comes to mind, stay true to their conservative principles. An active Tea Party, though, will help keep our guys on the reservation.
fukc him...his wants his family biz HCA to get the gravy from forced insurance
what a bitchboy