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Breaking News at CNN: Senate Democrats Voted to Kill Other Health Plans -- Three Years Ago
NewsBusters.com ^ | November 1, 2013 | Randy Hall

Posted on 11/01/2013 5:04:57 PM PDT by Kaslin

That was the case when Chris Frates, an investigative correspondent at the Cable News Network, reported on Friday that "Senate Democrats voted unanimously three years ago to support the ObamaCare rule that is largely responsible for some of the health insurance cancellation letters that are going out.”

“In September 2010, Senate Republicans brought a resolution to the floor to block implementation of the grandfather rule,” Frates wrote, “warning that it would result in cancelled policies and violate President Barack Obama’s promise that people could keep their insurance if they liked it.”

At that time, Chuck Grassley -- a Republican senator from Iowa -- stated:

The District of Columbia is an island surrounded by reality. Only in the District of Columbia could you get away with telling the people if you like what you have, you can keep it, and then pass regulations six months later that do just the opposite and figure that people are going to ignore it.

The administration's own regulations prove this is not the case. Under the grandfathering regulation, according to the White House's own economic impact analysis, as many as 69 percent of businesses will lose their grandfathered status by 2013 and be forced to buy government-approved plans,

(Excerpt) Read more at newsbusters.org ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Government
KEYWORDS: abortion; deathpanels; obamacare; zerocare

1 posted on 11/01/2013 5:04:57 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

2 posted on 11/01/2013 5:05:55 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Kaslin
“...In September 2010,
Senate Republicans brought a resolution to the floor
to block implementation of the grandfather rule,
warning that it would result in canceled policies
and violate President Barack Obama’s promise
that people could keep their insurance if they liked it...”

"...On a party line vote, Democrats killed the resolution,
which could come back to haunt vulnerable Democrats
up for re-election this year..."
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3086546/posts
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http://hotair.com/archives/2013/11/01/friendly-reminder-from-cnn-senate-democrats-killed-a-2010-gop-proposal-to-let-more-people-keep-their-plans/

3 posted on 11/01/2013 5:08:27 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Kaslin
Enter as 'Exhibit A' in the prosecution of Barry, Sebelius, Pelosi, Reid, etc., in the willful misrepresentation and knowingly lying about the facts of the law in order to get it passed ("You can keep your health care plan" and "You can keep your doctor"). 'Bait and Switch" is a crime, punishable by a large fine and prison time.

This is a scandal bigger than Benghazi, IRS, NSA, DOJ spying on Fox News, etc.. It affects EVERY American with a contract entered into based on lies.

4 posted on 11/01/2013 5:09:04 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Repeal The 17th
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3086515/posts
5 posted on 11/01/2013 5:10:09 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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6 posted on 11/01/2013 5:12:49 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Kaslin

under obama, stuff that happened three years ago is now breaking news.

probably cause the news at the time delberately ignored it as best they could.


7 posted on 11/01/2013 5:13:39 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Kaslin

Couldn’t find this story on CNN.


8 posted on 11/01/2013 5:13:44 PM PDT by tirednvirginia
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To: Kaslin

Let’s get a summary of the Republican amendment, with a list of all the Democrats who voted against it — and use it in upcoming elections.


9 posted on 11/01/2013 5:14:26 PM PDT by expat2
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To: Kaslin

The Tea Party Senators MUST. RENEW the battle to END ObamaCare NOW. No debt ceiling hike, no continuing resolution defunding the government. This is life or death for the Republic and our freedoms. #IStandWithTed #DoesTedStandWithMe? Do not trust the RINOs or anyone else who puts his tail between his legs after collecting signatures through a website for a future political campaigb. Damn the torpedoes!


10 posted on 11/01/2013 5:16:25 PM PDT by LALALAW (one of the asses who's sick of our "ruling" classes)
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To: LyinLibs

To be used against every one of them in 2014 and 2016.


11 posted on 11/01/2013 5:20:47 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Kaslin

My parents were educated in the ‘40s. Latin, Greek, languages, physics, classical literature, and logic, debate and how to put together an essay, argumentive, expository and creative.

They were exposed to good film, including comedy, as well as crap, but, they had no tolerance for it, so they rejected it, the market did not support it.

They knew the Marx Brothers were funny. Ditto Sid Caesar. Mel Brooks was a staple - still is.

Same for us, though liberalism took over very quickly. One sibling would have one set of rules, another, 4 years younger, was brought up completely differently.

And these kids at school now, are put into public schools by trusting, if not unthinking, inconsiderate, unthoughtful, undereducated, brainwashed parents, and are still expected to behave and think in healthy, logical ways.

They do ... do that.

They are Starved for logic, honesty, challenge. God bless Rush. He’ll find out with his brand new audience, because he is curious, what makes kids tick.

Kids need education. and, by the way, they certainly do not need to be voting. It’s another instance where they’re being exploited. It was changed during Viet Nam.

The guys who invented Cars, TV computers, NASA, radios, beat Hitler, they didn’t vote at 18 (I think that’s correct)

21 years old for that.


12 posted on 11/01/2013 5:21:01 PM PDT by stanne
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To: tirednvirginia; Kaslin

Amazing that CNN is reporting this. Some contributors there must be getting the Letter.


13 posted on 11/01/2013 5:23:54 PM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: Kaslin

I suppose stuff that happened years ago passes for Breaking News at CNN


14 posted on 11/01/2013 5:27:37 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Kaslin.


15 posted on 11/01/2013 5:29:39 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

And don’t forget the Obamanites steering a half-billion dollar web-site contract to the company of a friend of the first couple.
Yeah I know: it’s hard to keep up with all of these grifters’ scandals


16 posted on 11/01/2013 5:39:52 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Kaslin

Remember when CNN got caught lying to protect Saddam?

They’ve finally been ‘caught’ lying to protect the other Hussein.


17 posted on 11/01/2013 5:40:32 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: lonevoice

ping


18 posted on 11/01/2013 5:50:20 PM PDT by Pride in the USA
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To: stanne
slightly disjointed but descriptive of the backbone of America now I at 52 WILL continue that standard and by the way i had very good friend who joined the Marines at 15 (anecdotal) to get in the game to fight the "Japs" in WWII.

But that is beside the point or besides the point the only way to change the DC crowd is to stand them ALL agin a wall

19 posted on 11/01/2013 6:06:15 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: Kaslin
If you break it, you own it.........
20 posted on 11/01/2013 6:54:57 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Kaslin

The idea is to force people to buy from the government.


21 posted on 11/01/2013 6:58:48 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Kaslin

Why haven’t we heard this every day since Oct.1st?

The GOP does not want to succeed. They want to remain the minority party. Why do I let my bp get so high over these losers??


22 posted on 11/01/2013 7:26:17 PM PDT by jch10 ("Normandy was closed when we got there too!")
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To: jch10

blah, blah, blah, blah


23 posted on 11/01/2013 7:35:40 PM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: tirednvirginia

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/10/31/senate-democrats-supported-rule-that-lead-to-insurance-cancellations/

It was a hyperlink in the story - linked to “reported on Friday”

That was the case when Chris Frates, an investigative correspondent at the Cable News Network, reported on Friday that “Senate Democrats voted unanimously three years ago to support the ObamaCare rule that is largely responsible for some of the health insurance cancellation letters that are going out.”


24 posted on 11/01/2013 8:03:24 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Pride in the USA

pong

We are so screwed.


25 posted on 11/01/2013 8:10:45 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: Kaslin; sheikdetailfeather; CivilWarBrewing; Repeal The 17th; tirednvirginia; expat2; bigbob; ...

6:35 Minutes
Sen Landrieu Voted To Support Rule Leading Millions To Lose Healthcare -The Kelly File Megyn Kelly
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqxZr9XpS7k

40 seconds
Cavuto plays a montage
[FLASHBACK] Senate Dems promised if you like your plan you can keep your plan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DV-o34O2udU


26 posted on 11/01/2013 8:13:37 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Kaslin

The media waited 3 years to report these things.

Next year they will be “old news” for the elections


27 posted on 11/01/2013 8:14:28 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Repeal The 17th

On a party line vote, Democrats killed the resolution,
which could come back to haunt vulnerable Democrats
up for re-election this year...”


Every single person running against one of the Ds should pound this home 24/7.

If I’d just had my insurance canceled and I heard this and saw proof, there’d be no way that I would vote for any person that went along with this.


28 posted on 11/01/2013 9:27:25 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: Kaslin

This is why Senate Republicans are so stupid. The Democrats will not be a majority in the Senate a year from now. They won’t use the nuclear option because as the minority they want to gum up the works. When will the Senate GOP get that they have a lot more power than they’re using? It’s time to wring more budget concessions out of Obama. He cannot veto bipartisan bills without looking even loonier than he does now.


29 posted on 11/01/2013 9:29:33 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: expat2; LyinLibs; ExTexasRedhead; F15Eagle; sickoflibs; GOPJ; thouworm; ken5050; TADSLOS
Chris Frates, CNN's investigative correspondent, reported Friday: "Senate Democrats voted unanimously three years ago to support the self-same ObamaCare rule that is largely responsible for some of the health insurance cancellation letters now going out to irate policyholders."

........get a summary of the pro-policyholder Republican amendment, with a list of EVERY SINGLE DEMOCRAT who voted against protecting policyholders, and use it in upcoming elections....in letters to the editor, ads, fliers, bumper stickers, lawn signs, etc..........

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THEY CAN RUN--BUT THEY CANT HIDE

The O/Care debacle is looking more and more like the House check-kiting scandal years back. Dems--even in safe seats--were tossed out by angry constituents (cackle).

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Democrats Scramble to Distance Themselves from Obamacare (RATS want a refund)
Breitbart | 10/30/13 | Wynton Hall / FR Posted November 01 by Libloather

**SNIP** Other Democrats now say they agree with Republicans that a delay of the individual mandate may be the only way to salvage the disaster and save face. "I think the administration is going to have to look at it [delay of the individual mandate]. and I'd encourage them to do so," said Rep. Gene Green (D-TX).

Five Democrats have now asked for the Obama Administration to seek a refund from the contractors responsible for the Obamacare website fiasco.

GUILTY CONSCIENCES FROM VOTING FOR O/CARE? Reps. Ron Barber (D-AZ), William Enyart (D-IL), Pete Gallego (D-TX), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), and Filemon Vela (D-TX) wrote a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder urging the reimbursement effort.

30 posted on 11/02/2013 6:33:24 AM PDT by Liz
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To: CivilWarBrewing

“This is a scandal bigger than Benghazi...”

There is no such thing as a scandal when Progressives are involved, only mis-steps and mistakes by people who “love”
humanity.

IMHO


31 posted on 11/02/2013 7:00:38 AM PDT by ripley
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To: jch10

Why haven’t the Republican senators been screaming about this for the last three years?


32 posted on 11/02/2013 9:28:22 AM PDT by matchgirl (An Ambassador is dead and Al Qaeda is alive.)
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To: TBP

The idea is to CONTROL PEOPLE!!! Anyone think that republicans will get the SAME health care as Democrats....NO because they KNOW how we vote and who we give money to, and Republicans will NOT get the same as Democrats.


33 posted on 11/03/2013 4:08:44 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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