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Candidates Pledge to Repeal Obamacare
June 29, 2012 | Me

Posted on 06/30/2012 4:15:19 PM PDT by RBW in PA

I’d like people’s opinion on this and I’m surprised that I have not seen this idea posted.

1) Romney should be asked to sign a pledge that he will sign an executive order halting Obamacare within one week of his inauguration. If he refuses this to this, he’s not serious about repealing this law and does not deserve conservative support.

2) All House and Senate republicans up for election should be asked to sign a pledge that they will immediately introduce and or support legislation defunding all aspects of Obamacare. Same logic here, if they can’t make the commitment they are not worth supporting.


TOPICS: Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: obamacare; pledge; repeal; vanity
My opinion is that we will receive a lot of lip service from the candidates between now and November. However, once they are in, I think they will do nothing to repeal this law.
1 posted on 06/30/2012 4:15:26 PM PDT by RBW in PA
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To: RBW in PA

2 posted on 06/30/2012 4:18:09 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: RBW in PA

I also worry we will get lots of excuses.

Its simple, do just what Obama has already done. Issue waivers..but to EVERYONE!


3 posted on 06/30/2012 4:19:49 PM PDT by icwhatudo (This is not a choice between Romney&Reagan-Its between Romney & most radical leftist Pres in history)
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To: RBW in PA

In January 2011 a repeal bill was introduced, and of course went down in the senate. So they made good on that promise. Cantor has scheduled an appeal vote on July 9. that will also go down in the senate but will put people on record. So, they are attempting it, but we just don’t yet have the votes. It is up to us to make sure they act on their promise.


4 posted on 06/30/2012 4:20:48 PM PDT by HerrBlucher ( Romney blows with the political winds, Obama just blows.)
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To: RBW in PA

The first step in repealing ObamaCare is bringing an indictment against Eric the Holder. Do that and you’re on your way.


5 posted on 06/30/2012 4:26:16 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Constitution?!)
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To: RBW in PA

I saw a Pete Hoekstra ad in Michigan today hammering Debbie Stabenow on her support of Obamatax. I’m sure the other GOP candidate (Clark Durant) is also for repeal.

My representative was promising to wok for repeal within an hour of the court decision.


6 posted on 06/30/2012 4:32:38 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: icwhatudo

“Its simple, do just what Obama has already done. Issue waivers..but to EVERYONE!”

I like the way you think.


7 posted on 06/30/2012 4:36:12 PM PDT by Puckster
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To: RBW in PA

what you are describing is one of the terms i layed out long ago for romney to get my vote.

his pledge must be public and his published signature are both required. i hope he signs pledges at a minimum to

1. repeal obamacare in its entirety.

2. certify his knowledge of global warming as a hoax.

3. certify his conversion to ban all convenience abortion.

there is of course a lot more he can pledge including his signature on the contract from america. but the above minimums would allow me to vote for him.


8 posted on 06/30/2012 4:38:47 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: HerrBlucher

Its a near dead duck in the house. However I believe the house can cripple it without senate help in the meantime based on the house taxation priority.


9 posted on 06/30/2012 4:38:47 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Diogenesis

Romney and Obama are both OWNED by the UNIONS...
Queer situations await...

then you have you’re Roberts thing going on...
Oh!.. Alito awaits in the shadows.. what is he all about?..

Bush is starting to look even more queer than he has been..


10 posted on 06/30/2012 4:39:39 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: RBW in PA

More to the point, the obamacare decision should be the new litmus test for all would-be candidates.....for any office.


11 posted on 06/30/2012 4:47:36 PM PDT by TheRobb7 (Remember, JimRob called a truce....not a surrender.)
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To: cripplecreek

What do you mean by cripple it without senate help?


12 posted on 06/30/2012 4:49:33 PM PDT by HerrBlucher ( Romney blows with the political winds, Obama just blows.)
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To: HerrBlucher

According to the supreme court, its a tax. The house takes priority in matters of taxation and they can refuse to allow the IRS to collect the tax for it.

It also helps if the states themselves refuse to take part.


13 posted on 06/30/2012 4:53:39 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: icwhatudo

If muslims will get a waver, why shouldn’t I get a waver.


14 posted on 06/30/2012 4:55:41 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The First Bystander must be removed!)
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To: RBW in PA

IMHO, Romney will not sign a pledge, but he ought to be required by TP’ers/Conservatives to do so. He’s going to have to be made to undo Obama’s doings.


15 posted on 06/30/2012 5:00:25 PM PDT by izzatzo (Just beat Obama.)
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To: cripplecreek

Cool. If we can’t repeal it, we mutilate, castrate, and eviscerate.


16 posted on 06/30/2012 5:06:21 PM PDT by HerrBlucher ( Romney blows with the political winds, Obama just blows.)
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To: RBW in PA
If the GOP doesn't, it will cease to be a major political Party.

This is it's Kansas-Nebreska act which was shoved down the American People's throat and destroyed both political parties, one because they did it (Democrats) the other because they didn't undo it (Whigs)

The GOP came into power because of this act.

17 posted on 06/30/2012 5:06:52 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: RBW in PA

Right, they all lie. Once they have our votes, they ignore us. Republicrats and Democans alike.

Ronaldus Magnus said: “Trust, but verify.” We trusted, and they failed. Never again will I trust what a politician says.


18 posted on 06/30/2012 5:09:46 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: HerrBlucher

All I want right now is for the house to hobble it so when we get senate control we can figure out how to make sure its dead.


19 posted on 06/30/2012 5:17:10 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: RBW in PA

Right, they all lie. Once they have our votes, they ignore us. Republicrats and Democans alike.

Ronaldus Magnus said: “Trust, but verify.” We trusted, and they failed. Never again will I trust what a politician says.


20 posted on 06/30/2012 5:30:21 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: RBW in PA

Asking politicians to sign pledges?

Wow, that will be a first in American history, especially if they are willing to do so. Obamacare does not affect our politicians — they made sure of that.

But then again, who guarantees any pledge given by a politician?


21 posted on 06/30/2012 5:38:50 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Because you’re not a muslim.

You want privileges and special treatment in the US? Become a muslim.

Stoopid Christian. :)


22 posted on 06/30/2012 5:46:25 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: RBW in PA

The Tea Party’s website should have a list of the Tea Party Candidates (the ones we are supporting and getting into office) ... then if they get in, there should be a scorecard for each of them so we can watch the actions of the people we are putting in there. I’m tired of having Tea Party favorites “waver” a little now and then. This is time for strong beliefs. I’d like to see a Tea Party Scoreboard.


23 posted on 06/30/2012 6:16:51 PM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag (Boiling tea makes it stronger. I'm a Tea Party Patriot...and I AM BOILING!!!)
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To: NTHockey
Republicans vs. Democrats: Maybe A Dime's Worth Of Difference

~ Larry Elder, "The Ten Things You Can't Say In America"

24 posted on 06/30/2012 8:29:25 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: RBW in PA
Any politician that you present a pledge to will respond with two words:


25 posted on 06/30/2012 8:43:53 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: RBW in PA

Once a person is assessed the tax and pays it he can sue for a refund and to have the tax repealed.


26 posted on 06/30/2012 9:34:22 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Democrats are the problem. Vote them out, all of them.)
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To: cripplecreek

Michigan governor to move forward on health exchange

http://www.dailytribune.com/article/20120628/NEWS03/120629566/michigan-governor-to-move-forward-on-health-exchange

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday urged lawmakers to work with him to set up an online site where individuals and small businesses can comparison shop for private health insurance now that the U.S. Supreme Court has largely upheld President Barack Obama’s federal health care law.

The Republican governor said in a statement that he didn’t agree with everything in the law, which he says doesn’t focus enough on promoting wellness and restraining health care costs. But he wants to work quickly to set up Michigan’s online marketplace so the state “can make decisions regarding what will be covered as opposed to Washington, D.C., making those decisions for us.”
Republican House Speaker Jase Bolger said he would work with Snyder’s administration to set up a state-run health insurance exchange, though he said he was “mad and disappointed” with the ruling.

“Having the state establish a health care exchange is not something we wish to do, but we cannot stand idly by and hand over our citizens’ health care to an overreaching federal bureaucracy,” the Marshall lawmaker said.
Although the GOP-led Senate passed a measure allowing the exchange to be created, Republicans who control the House refused to let state officials use $9.8 million in federal planning dollars until after the court ruled. The House could approve spending the money when lawmakers return to session for one day on July 19.

At least one conservative group, Americans For Prosperity-Michigan, vowed to fight the exchange. It said it would send campaign literature into more than 20 House districts and three Senate districts asking if the lawmakers who hold those seats — many of them Republicans — are “Obamacare collaborators” who approve spending money to set up an exchange.


27 posted on 06/30/2012 9:57:08 PM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: Smokeyblue

That’s our Rick (I’ll take it from here) Snyder. He wants to keep tabs on children’s weight, loves windmills and high speed rail.

The only good thing I have to say about Rick Snyder is that he signs the things sent to his desk.


28 posted on 07/01/2012 3:51:03 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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