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Democrats Against Obamacare: The Movement is Growing
National Review ^ | 09/27/2013 | Deroy Murdock

Posted on 09/27/2013 8:11:36 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Edited on 09/30/2013 9:23:06 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Texas senator Ted Cruz’s 21-hour 19-minute soliloquy this week apotheosized Republican dissatisfaction with Obamacare. Likewise, the GOP House recently voted to finance everything in Washington, minus the so-called Affordable Care Act.

A real surprise lies behind these headlines: Democrats are falling out of love with Obamacare.


(Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aca; democrats; obama; obamacare

1 posted on 09/27/2013 8:11:36 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

MAKE DC LISTEN: TELL YOUR SENATORS TO OPPOSE CLOTURE ON H.J. RES 59
We must oppose cloture on H. J. Res. 59, so that Harry Reid and Senate Democrats cannot sneak in funding for Obamacare. We need you to call your Senators right now: tell them to oppose cloture on H.J. Res 59 and remind them that a vote for cloture IS a for funding Obamacare.

State Senator Party Phone
AK Mark Begich D (202) 224-3004
AK Lisa Murkowski R (202) 224-6665
AL Jeff Sessions R (202) 224-4124
AL Richard C. Shelby R (202) 224-5744
AR John Boozman R (202) 224-4843
AR Mark L. Pryor D (202) 224-2353
AZ Jeff Flake R (202) 224-4521
AZ John McCain R (202) 224-2235
CA Barbara Boxer D (202) 224-3553
CA Dianne Feinstein D (202) 224-3841
CO Michael F. Bennet D (202) 224-5852
CO Mark Udall D (202) 224-5941
CT Richard Blumenthal D (202) 224-2823
CT Christopher Murphy D (202) 224-4041
DE Thomas R. Carper D (202) 224-2441
DE Christopher A. Coons D (202) 224-5042
FL Bill Nelson D (202) 224-5274
FL Marco Rubio R (202) 224-3041
GA Saxby Chambliss R (202) 224-3521
GA Johnny Isakson R (202) 224-3643
HI Mazie K. Hirono D (202) 224-6361
HI Brian Schatz D (202) 224-3934
IA Chuck Grassley R (202) 224-3744
IA Tom Harkin D (202) 224-3254
ID Mike Crapo R (202) 224-6142
ID James E. Risch R (202) 224-2752
IL Richard J. Durbin D (202) 224-2152
IL Mark Kirk R (202) 224-2854
IN Daniel Coats R (202) 224-5623
IN Joe Donnelly D (202) 224-4814
KS Jerry Moran R (202) 224-6521
KS Pat Roberts R (202) 224-4774
KY Mitch McConnell R (202) 224-2541
KY Rand Paul R (202) 224-4343
LA Mary L. Landrieu D (202) 224-5824
LA David Vitter R (202) 224-4623
MA Edward Markey D (202) 224-2742
MA Elizabeth Warren D (202) 224-4543
MD Benjamin L. Cardin D (202) 224-4524
MD Barbara A. Mikulski D (202) 224-4654
ME Susan M. Collins R (202) 224-2523
ME Angus S. King I (202) 224-5344
MI Carl Levin D (202) 224-6221
MI Debbie Stabenow D (202) 224-4822
MN Al Franken D (202) 224-5641
MN Amy Klobuchar D (202) 224-3244
MO Roy Blunt R (202) 224-5721
MO Claire McCaskill D (202) 224-6154
MS Thad Cochran R (202) 224-5054
MS Roger F. Wicker R (202) 224-6253
MT Max Baucus D (202) 224-2651
MT Jon Tester D (202) 224-2644
NC Richard Burr R (202) 224-3154
NC Kay R. Hagan D (202) 224-6342
ND Heidi Heitkamp D (202) 224-2043
ND John Hoeven R (202) 224-2551
NE Deb Fischer R (202) 224-6551
NE Mike Johanns R (202) 224-4224
NH Kelly Ayotte R (202) 224-3324
NH Jeanne Shaheen D (202) 224-2841
NJ Jeff Chiesa R (202) 224-3224
NJ Robert Menendez D (202) 224-4744
NM Martin Heinrich D (202) 224-5521
NM Tom Udall D (202) 224-6621
NV Dean Heller R (202) 224-6244
NV Harry Reid D (202) 224-3542
NY Kirsten E. Gillibrand D (202) 224-4451
NY Charles E. Schumer D (202) 224-6542
OH Sherrod Brown D (202) 224-2315
OH Rob Portman R (202) 224-3353
OK Tom Coburn R (202) 224-5754
OK James M. Inhofe R (202) 224-4721
OR Jeff Merkley D (202) 224-3753
OR Ron Wyden D (202) 224-5244
PA Robert P. Casey D (202) 224-6324
PA Patrick J. Toomey R (202) 224-4254
RI Jack Reed D (202) 224-4642
RI Sheldon Whitehouse D (202) 224-2921
SC Lindsey Graham R (202) 224-5972
SC Tim Scott R (202) 224-6121
SD Tim Johnson D (202) 224-5842
SD John Thune R (202) 224-2321
TN Lamar Alexander R (202) 224-4944
TN Bob Corker R (202) 224-3344
TX John Cornyn R (202) 224-2934
UT Orrin G. Hatch R (202) 224-5251
UT Mike Lee R (202) 224-5444
VA Tim Kaine D (202) 224-4024
VA Mark R. Warner D (202) 224-2023
VT Patrick J. Leahy D (202) 224-4242
VT Bernard Sanders I (202) 224-5141
WA Maria Cantwell D (202) 224-3441
WA Patty Murray D (202) 224-2621
WI Tammy Baldwin D (202) 224-5653
WI Ron Johnson R (202) 224-5323
WV Joe Manchin D (202) 224-3954
WV John D. Rockefeller D (202) 224-6472
WY John Barrasso R (202) 224-6441
WY Michael B. Enzi R (202) 224-3424

Now that we have your attention, you sorry US Senators, keep in mind that we will replace you with those who will gladly correct your errors - - - .

So, scrub and clean by 2014 !

Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick —————

- See more at: http://tedcruzforsenate.org/tell-your-senators-to-oppose-cloture-on-h-j-res-59/#sthash.CvqYzXvd.s4d7EOIg.dpuf
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2 posted on 09/27/2013 8:12:58 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: SeekAndFind

MI Carl Levin D (202) 224-6221

MI Debbie Stabenow D (202) 224-4822


3 posted on 09/27/2013 8:13:03 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SeekAndFind

LOL!!! What’s a “moderate” or, much less, a “conservative” Democrat?


4 posted on 09/27/2013 8:13:25 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: fwdude

...an extinct brand?


5 posted on 09/27/2013 8:14:54 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: fwdude

I don’t really care. If I can help turn them against Obamacare, I’d be an idiot for not doing it.


6 posted on 09/27/2013 8:18:01 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SeekAndFind

What is a “moderate and conservative Democrat” today? Do they really still exist?


7 posted on 09/27/2013 8:18:01 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: gov_bean_ counter
The last of the conservative Democrats:

Zell Miller

Zell Miller

8 posted on 09/27/2013 8:19:11 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Michele Bachmann giving a speech against Obamacare on C-span now.


9 posted on 09/27/2013 8:19:49 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: fwdude

Yep!


10 posted on 09/27/2013 8:24:21 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: cripplecreek

SIGH, what can Bachmann do? She’s retiring soon.


11 posted on 09/27/2013 8:24:29 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Yeah she should just shut up. /s


12 posted on 09/27/2013 8:26:11 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: fwdude
What’s a “moderate” or, much less, a “conservative” Democrat?

An Oxymoron!

13 posted on 09/27/2013 8:27:54 AM PDT by DeFault User
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To: cripplecreek

A House Special Order on the horrors of obamacare.

Let’s hope the House does a lot more than speechify against the monstrosity.


14 posted on 09/27/2013 8:29:47 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear." (Glenn Beck))
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To: cripplecreek

called them both yesterday. Levin’s staffer called me a radical twice because I didn’t care of the government shut down. That’s their argument!!???!!!


15 posted on 09/27/2013 8:32:07 AM PDT by MomwithHope (Buy and read The Liberty Amendments by Mark Levin!)
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To: fwdude
LOL!!! What’s a “moderate” or, much less, a “conservative” Democrat?

GW Bush was the last conservative democrat.

16 posted on 09/27/2013 8:32:36 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Producing Talk Show Prep since 1998.)
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To: MomwithHope

Levin is pretty much worthless since he’s retiring but Gary Peters is the democrat running for the spot.

Go after him too.


17 posted on 09/27/2013 8:33:23 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: txrangerette

You will soon see how Democrats feel about Obamacare.

Every freaking one of them will vote FOR it in the Senate.


18 posted on 09/27/2013 8:33:28 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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#StandWithCruz , #MakeDCListen &
#DefundObamacare

Tell them to Vote No on Cloture!!


Call and email ALL Senators
of the 113th Congress (contact info here)


Tell them to stand with PATRIOT Senator Cruz and his effort to defund Obamacare, no excuses!!!

http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/


19 posted on 09/27/2013 8:34:18 AM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: VRW Conspirator
GW Bush was the last conservative democrat.

LOL! Good point. I agree.

20 posted on 09/27/2013 8:38:36 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Political calculations (of the vote count) are being made on both sides and, as is most always the case with the current GOP-e leadership, Republicans will lose two ways:

1. Every Republican who votes with Reid will place their seat in jeopardy and,

2. Every Republican vote above the number needed for cloture will enable a Democrat Socialist to vote against it which will be used in the next election to show that favored Democrat Socialist agrees with the large majority of Americans who don't want this thing.

Idiots!

21 posted on 09/27/2013 8:39:29 AM PDT by glennaro
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To: SeekAndFind

By a fluke of circumstances I just heard from a little birdie that the Illinois Integrated Eligibility System (IES) is hosed, not gonna work, DOA. IES is how we’re supposed to connect the right people with the right policies, subsidies etc. This is from the inside, so I cannot reveal sources, but they are credible. Not that anyone should be surprised. Just confriming that we wasted another couple of hundred million taxpayer dollars. But hey, we’re Illinois, we’ve got (other people’s) money to burn, right?


22 posted on 09/27/2013 8:42:07 AM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: Springfield Reformer

“By a fluke of circumstances I just heard from a little birdie that the Illinois Integrated Eligibility System (IES) is hosed, not gonna work, DOA. IES is how we’re supposed to connect the right people with the right policies, subsidies etc. This is from the inside, so I cannot reveal sources, but they are credible. Not that anyone should be surprised. Just confriming that we wasted another couple of hundred million taxpayer dollars. But hey, we’re Illinois, we’ve got (other people’s) money to burn, right?”

We have some conservative nurse in laws in Illinois, and they started talking about this about a week ago.


23 posted on 09/27/2013 9:23:37 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( When insane/feral Islamics are killing each other, stand back and let Allah sort them out!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Good article until the very last line: “The road away from Obamacare may be treacherous for Republicans. They should proceed wisely, but this is no time to go wobbly.”

Treacherous? After demonstrating the extent of Democrat dislike for the bill. Treacherous? Instead it looks like one of the best ways to capture Democrat voters in years, maybe even convincing some of them that conservatives understand their life problems better than Democrats (was there ever any doubt?)

Not only is it “no time to go wobbly.” It’s time to damn the torpedoes, full steam ahead!

Off to make a phone call. Thanks to whomever provided the numbers...


24 posted on 09/27/2013 9:36:51 AM PDT by Norseman (Defund the Left-Completely!)
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Added comment: I made the call to my GOP Senator, a conservative, and was picked up immediately by a real person who asked my point of view and listened politely after informing me that the cloture vote has not yet been held.

Now, can anyone convince me that it’s worth my time to also call my ultra-liberal senator? Not sure it would be good for my blood pressure...


25 posted on 09/27/2013 9:44:19 AM PDT by Norseman (Defund the Left-Completely!)
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To: Graewoulf
Don't bother calling one of my Senators, Jeff Flake. He will miss the votes today because he is in AZ attending his sons wedding. You would think he could make arrangements to do one of the most important jobs he was elected to do!
He needs to be replaced and McCain needs to retire. Pathetic!
26 posted on 09/27/2013 9:47:50 AM PDT by martinidon
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To: Springfield Reformer

I wonder how wide spread this is? Does each state have to develop their own system?


27 posted on 09/27/2013 9:50:40 AM PDT by fuzzylogic (welfare state = sharing consequences of poor moral choices among everybody)
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To: martinidon

>>You would think he could make arrangements to do one of the most important jobs he was elected to do!<<

His son’s wedding? You might not like him, but I wouldn’t share that reason for his not being in DC today with very many people you’re trying to convince or you’ll come across as nothing but heartless. You lose the argument as soon as you bring it up. His son’s wedding? (Now if it’s his son’s 2nd, 3rd, or maybe 4th wedding, well, I’d maybe start to listen to whatever else you have to say.)


28 posted on 09/27/2013 9:52:14 AM PDT by Norseman (Defund the Left-Completely!)
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To: SeekAndFind

It’s time to start the Tea Party Democrats to put the heat on those elected dems. Then primary the bastards.


29 posted on 09/27/2013 10:25:03 AM PDT by Betty Jane
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To: SeekAndFind

Deroy is awesome. That noted, it must be pointed out Rush is right saying WHO will be blamed for obimmercare NOT working...that is boehner’s Congress.


30 posted on 09/27/2013 4:26:10 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich (“Life is hard, but it’s harder when you’re stupid.” John Wayne)
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To: SeekAndFind

You got the links! Excellent!


31 posted on 09/29/2013 8:03:14 PM PDT by neverdem (Register pressure cookers! /s)
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To: CincyRichieRich
Our morning drive show host would call this one of Quinn's Laws:

Liberals never think what they are doing is wrong. Any failure is always due to them not being allowed to do enough of it.

32 posted on 09/30/2013 9:33:45 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Norseman
Now, can anyone convince me that it’s worth my time to also call my ultra-liberal senator? Not sure it would be good for my blood pressure...

Depends. If you word it correctly you'll get to hear a staffer detonate on the other side. That's always good for a giggle.

33 posted on 10/03/2013 8:38:51 AM PDT by ExSoldier (Stand up and be counted... OR LINE UP AND BE NUMBERED...)
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