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Dem Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper: I Wouldn't Have Voted for Obamacare If I'd Known About HHS Regulation
Weekly Standard ^ | 2/7/12 | John McCormack

Posted on 02/07/2012 11:14:39 AM PST by Lmo56

Former Democratic congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper, a Catholic from Erie, Pennsylvania, cast a crucial vote in favor of Obamacare in 2010. She lost her seat that November in part because of her controversial support of Obamacare. But Dahlkemper said recently that she would have never voted for the health care bill had she known that the Department of Health and Human Services would require all private insurers, including Catholic charities and hospitals, to provide free coverage of contraception, sterilization procedures, and the "week-after" pill "ella" that can induce early abortions.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: bhohealthcare; catholicpoliticians; cinos; dahlkemper; obamacare; pa2012; waroncatholics; waronreligion
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Gee Kathy - didn't Nancy Pelosi TELL you that you had to PASS the bill BEFORE you could see whats in it ???

And then you lost your seat ... SUCKER !!!

1 posted on 02/07/2012 11:14:44 AM PST by Lmo56
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Bullcrap, you liar.


2 posted on 02/07/2012 11:16:05 AM PST by Gene Eric (C'mon, Virginia -- are you with us or against us?!)
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To: Lmo56

Here’s your sign.


3 posted on 02/07/2012 11:16:55 AM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: Lmo56

Just another Democrat useful idiot... played like a fiddle by Obama and Pelosi.... Stupak and Dahlkemper - two peas in a pod !


4 posted on 02/07/2012 11:17:12 AM PST by Froggie
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To: Lmo56

What kind of person with a functioning brain would come out and make a statement like this? Uh...oh, OK I see...


5 posted on 02/07/2012 11:20:29 AM PST by bigbob
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So, WHY didn’t she know????!


6 posted on 02/07/2012 11:21:42 AM PST by jackibutterfly (Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth. :-))
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To: Lmo56

Really? You voted for something you could not had the time to read. You are a liar and a usurper! Not to mention Traitor!


7 posted on 02/07/2012 11:21:47 AM PST by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: bigbob

What is a Dummicrap?


8 posted on 02/07/2012 11:21:47 AM PST by Why So Serious (There is no cure for stupidity!!!)
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To: Lmo56

My sentiments exactly. This is exactly why Reid, Pelosi, Obama, and the rest of the RATS need to be removed from Office.


9 posted on 02/07/2012 11:22:36 AM PST by Mr. Wright (N\)
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To: Lmo56

You should have read it before you voted for it—jackass! (You’re not the only one, Kathy.)


10 posted on 02/07/2012 11:23:24 AM PST by Savage Beast (Only a powerful intellect and internal moral compass can resist the incessant barrage of propaganda.)
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To: Lmo56
DullKemper YOU are a Putz!

http://iusedtohavehair.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/putz1.png

11 posted on 02/07/2012 11:24:01 AM PST by KC_Lion (I will NEVER vote for Romney, the GOP will go the way of the Whigs if they nominate him)
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To: Lmo56

this is why bills MUST be read BEFORE being voted on!


12 posted on 02/07/2012 11:26:05 AM PST by screaming eagle2 (no matter what you call it,a pre-owned vehicle,IS STILL A USED CAR!)
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To: Lmo56

this is why bills MUST be read BEFORE being voted on!


13 posted on 02/07/2012 11:26:17 AM PST by screaming eagle2 (no matter what you call it,a pre-owned vehicle,IS STILL A USED CAR!)
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To: Lmo56

“Utter Simpleton”


14 posted on 02/07/2012 11:26:27 AM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: Lmo56

She’s a liar. She’s just sorry she lost her seat.


15 posted on 02/07/2012 11:27:16 AM PST by Smokeyblue (Obama's got NBC problems and birth certificate problems - a bad case of Cluster F**ked.)
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To: jackibutterfly
So, WHY didn’t she know????!

Same reason Reagan didn't know when he opened the abortion floodgates in California.
Same reason the Reichstag didn't know when they gave Hitler full power.
They never know.
16 posted on 02/07/2012 11:28:14 AM PST by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (REPEAL WASHINGTON! -- Islam Delenda Est! -- I Want Constantinople Back. -- Rumble thee forth.)
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Gee Kathy - didn't Nancy Pelosi TELL you that you had to PASS the bill BEFORE you could see whats in it ???

And that's exactly what she did.
17 posted on 02/07/2012 11:35:58 AM PST by Signalman
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To: Lmo56

18 posted on 02/07/2012 11:38:33 AM PST by TonyInOhio (Arm yourselves, and be ye men of valour)
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19 posted on 02/07/2012 11:39:26 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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So, WHY didn’t she know????!

She didn't read it. Nobody did and nobody knows who wrote it.

20 posted on 02/07/2012 11:43:27 AM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: Lmo56
Kathy Dahlkemper: Gosh. Who knew this would happen? I totally screwed America, completely failed my constituents, deep-sixed the Constitution, and violated my oath of office - despite the fact everybody was screaming and demonstrating against this monstrosity at the top of their lungs. I'm "sorry". But, it's not my fault...

(kudos to Homer Simpson)

21 posted on 02/07/2012 11:49:00 AM PST by Gritty (It’s not about health care or costs; it’s about getting over the river and burning the bridge- Ste)
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To: Lmo56

WHY did you sign on to something you had not read?????????????


22 posted on 02/07/2012 11:51:09 AM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: Lmo56
It's a new campaign strategy: ignorance.

wait...sorry...I meant that is the current membership criteria for Obama's cult otherwise known as the democrat party.

23 posted on 02/07/2012 11:51:13 AM PST by NorCoGOP (Obama's approval ratings: so low that Kenyans now accuse him of being born in the USA)
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To: Lmo56
Oh SUUUUURE you wouldn't have, you lying sack of crap. You would have goose-stepped in line behind Obozo right along with the rest of the Demosheep who couldn't WAIT to finish the job FDR started. A socialist RAT is a socialist RAT, regardless of intent.


24 posted on 02/07/2012 11:52:30 AM PST by Mich Patriot (I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Lmo56

The entire concept behind pushing abourtion, conception prevention pills, is a basic tenet of the left. Euthenics and all that goes with it population control,”mercy” killings


25 posted on 02/07/2012 11:53:11 AM PST by mosesdapoet (Moses ..A nick name I received as a kid for warning another -It's a sin to tell a lie")
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To: Lmo56
I SICK TO DEATH OF THESE IRRESPONSIBLE FOOLS.
26 posted on 02/07/2012 11:56:05 AM PST by Chgogal (WSJ, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. Thank you.)
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To: Lmo56

That’s a good reason not to pass legislation before you find out what’s in it. Everyone knew that no one knew what was in the bill, but it didn’t keep them from passing it.


27 posted on 02/07/2012 12:01:07 PM PST by Spok (Who is Sam Zemurray?)
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To: Froggie

“Just another Democrat useful idiot... played like a fiddle by Obama and Pelosi.... Stupak and Dahlkemper - two peas in a pod!”

You can add Steve Driehaus to that list. In 2008, he beat out Steve Chabot for the First District of Ohio by claiming to be a “conservative Catholic Democrat” (didn’t know there was such a thing.) He said he wouldn’t vote for Obamacare if it included paying for abortion. Guess what? He voted for it by touting the “Stupak Amendment”. LIAR! In 2010, Steve Chabot won his seat back in a landslide. One and done!


28 posted on 02/07/2012 12:02:00 PM PST by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
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To: Gene Eric

I don’t believe that she is lying. I believe that she believes what she is saying. And what she’s saying is, it’s OK for obamacare to take everyone elses rights but they weren’t supposed to take religiouls liberties of catholics. That wasn’t in the deal.

This dimwit is the classic example of “First they came for........And then they came for me” .


29 posted on 02/07/2012 12:02:17 PM PST by fightin kentuckian
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To: Gene Eric

I don’t believe that she is lying. I believe that she believes what she is saying. And what she’s saying is, it’s OK for obamacare to take everyone elses rights but they weren’t supposed to take religiouls liberties of catholics. That wasn’t in the deal.

This dimwit is the classic example of “First they came for........And then they came for me” .


30 posted on 02/07/2012 12:02:43 PM PST by fightin kentuckian
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To: Lmo56

I Wouldn’t Have Voted for Obamacare If I’d Known About HHS Regulation

Democratspeak translation.Principle has nothing to do with it. I would not have voted for it if I knew I was going to be thrown out of office.


31 posted on 02/07/2012 12:07:35 PM PST by chuckee
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But Dahlkemper said recently that she would have never voted for the health care bill had she known that the Department of Health and Human Services would require all private insurers

a: She is a flat out liar or b: Is a nieve fool thinking once you give the gov’t the commanding heights of the economy it will not use that power for its own purposes. All the fool needed to do is see the experiences of states like CA and NY that have done the same exact thing.

Willard has played the same card on how Gov. Duval of Mass has taken the power granted to him under RomneyCare to dictate rates and coverage to insurance companies.

32 posted on 02/07/2012 12:07:39 PM PST by C19fan
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The problem is, NOBODY KNEW ANYTHING about this bill and yet they STILL voted for it....


33 posted on 02/07/2012 12:07:59 PM PST by Maverick68
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To: Lmo56

Her vote against Obamacare is going to be used against her in November, so she has to run from it.


34 posted on 02/07/2012 12:16:36 PM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Lmo56

In all fairness, her bishop should give her a path to penance and redemption, and not a particularly easy one.

How about her giving an individual prayer, in church, for each and every aborted baby. One at a time.


35 posted on 02/07/2012 12:19:20 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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More lib/’rat crocodile tears - they’re great for making wrong decisions and votes and then, when the truth hits home, confessing how wrong they were and how sorry they are and how awful it is and how they’ll never do it again - meanwhile the damage is done and we’re supposed to be happy they’ve seen the light - just so much cr*p......


36 posted on 02/07/2012 12:30:09 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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Hey Kathy, next time you vote -- which hopefully, never, never happens -- read the bill.
37 posted on 02/07/2012 12:31:59 PM PST by Tribune7 (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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ping


38 posted on 02/07/2012 12:33:03 PM PST by Tribune7 (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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To: Lmo56

100% of senate dens are the perfect of examples of the term USEFUL IDIOTS!! Couple of Pubs too.


39 posted on 02/07/2012 12:40:49 PM PST by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: Lmo56

100% of senate dens are the perfect of examples of the term USEFUL IDIOTS!! Couple of Pubs too.


40 posted on 02/07/2012 12:41:06 PM PST by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: tcrlaf
Her vote against Obamacare is going to be used against her in November, so she has to run from it.

She was actually voted out in 2010 - but NOW she is trying to JUSTIFY her IGNORANCE by saying that she WOULD NOT have voted for it, had she ACTUALLY read the bill?

With ALL of the "Town Hall" meetings around the country [hers included], people were SCREAMING, "Read the bill", and they were IGNORED by Representatives like her ...

We should ignore her rationalizations now ...

41 posted on 02/07/2012 12:48:19 PM PST by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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Doggone it! Where is the like button?


42 posted on 02/07/2012 1:03:31 PM PST by MamaB
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

I read a story about a bishop that did that, once - he said, “Go get your things. You will be on my staff at the monestary. I will let you know when your pennence is done.”


43 posted on 02/07/2012 1:04:14 PM PST by patton ("Je pense donc je suis," - My Horse.)
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To: Gene Eric
She knew!

Something like this simply can't be hidden.

Do I hear them digging a hole for the pole and others gathering firewood?

This old'gal is a witch.

44 posted on 02/07/2012 1:07:48 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Lmo56

She’s a liar. EVerybody knew that NOBODY knew what all was in it. It was a leap off the cliff in the dark.

Worse than a liar, she’s a fool, like all Democrats that are not total ideologues.


45 posted on 02/07/2012 1:09:43 PM PST by chesley (Eat what you want, and die like a man. Never trust anyone who hasn't been punched in the face)
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To: Gene Eric

She knew that the bill gave the Secretary this authority. Did she think a fanatic like Sebellius would not push it to the limit?


46 posted on 02/07/2012 1:16:06 PM PST by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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47 posted on 02/07/2012 1:18:20 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: Lmo56

Tell it to your Priest in Confession Kathy, He has to forgive you.

You sold out your religion for a picture with Hillary.


48 posted on 02/07/2012 1:27:23 PM PST by Venturer
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She’s just saying that because this end of the state is so heavily Catholic, Obama may have just ruined any chance she has of ever getting elected Erie County Dog Catcher.

FYI, she is the back-bencher who made the last minute “suggestion” that insurers be forced to carry your kid until age 26. I am sure she would have never voted against seeing her own idea become law.


49 posted on 02/07/2012 2:31:07 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Lmo56

Hindsight is when you pull your head out your ___ and finally see the truth. This lady is full of it.


50 posted on 02/07/2012 5:36:06 PM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, Romans 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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