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First lady rallies on Obamacare: 'There but for the grace of God go I'
The Washington Examiner ^ | November 19, 2013 | Paul Bedard

Posted on 11/19/2013 5:15:44 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

The president has dispatched first lady Michelle Obama to rally Democrats around his beleaguered Obamacare which she has boiled down to one religious phrase: “There but for the grace of God go I.”

At a New York City fundraiser for Senate Democrats Monday, the first lady opened with a long defense of Obamacare, suggesting her audience lives by the principle that everyone should have insurance.

“We don’t believe in handouts. We don’t think anyone should get a free ride,” she said Monday afternoon in a speech at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers.

“But we also understand one simple principle — that there but for the grace of God go I; that in the blink of an eye, any of us — any of us — could be faced with a terrible diagnosis. Any of us could be injured in a horrible accident. Any of us could lose the job we count on to support our family — any of us,” she said....

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aca; democrats; flotusmichelle; michellecampaigning; michelleobama; obama; obamacare
So now she's a comedian?
1 posted on 11/19/2013 5:15:44 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She mentioned God? Wow.


2 posted on 11/19/2013 5:19:37 PM PST by Third Person (Welcome to Gaymerica.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

To which god is she referring?


3 posted on 11/19/2013 5:20:49 PM PST by lurk
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wonder if FLATUS has any idea what they phrase means.


4 posted on 11/19/2013 5:20:52 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Repeal ObamaScam NOW!!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The slogan should be, “I can smell it and you don't have to see the bottom of your shoe to know what it is, it's Obamacare”.
5 posted on 11/19/2013 5:21:33 PM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

To which god is she referring?


6 posted on 11/19/2013 5:21:43 PM PST by lurk
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
We don’t believe in handouts. We don’t think anyone should get a free ride,”

Since when?

If you like your handouts, you can keep your handouts, period.

7 posted on 11/19/2013 5:22:38 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“We don’t believe in handouts. We don’t think anyone should get a free ride,” she said

One believes that an informed reader would stop right here.

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8 posted on 11/19/2013 5:23:21 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: lurk

Isn’t she getting a little old to need free birth control and abortions?


9 posted on 11/19/2013 5:24:03 PM PST by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
In the blink of an eye or preferably a lightning bolt...
10 posted on 11/19/2013 5:26:19 PM PST by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

11 posted on 11/19/2013 5:27:26 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: tractorman

twice

See this

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjI8AxZnrx8


12 posted on 11/19/2013 5:29:35 PM PST by Ouderkirk (To the left, everything must evidence that this or that strand of leftist theory is true)
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To: lurk
To which god is she referring?

Snap, the god of food stamps, the provider of nourishment.

13 posted on 11/19/2013 5:31:24 PM PST by Cementjungle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Grace of God, yes that’s is all we need. All this cradle to grave government crap is what is truly sadistic and satanic.


14 posted on 11/19/2013 5:32:41 PM PST by vpintheak (Thankful to be God blessed & chosen!)
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To: Repeat Offender
“We don’t believe in handouts. We don’t think anyone should get a free ride,” she said Monday afternoon in a speech at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers.

That's exactly what 0DeathScam is...more handouts and free rides to the takers on the backs of hard working, taxpaying Americans who are barely getting by.

There but for the grace goes she? Really? Marie Antoinette who gets everything handed to her and works for nothing.

15 posted on 11/19/2013 5:33:17 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: lurk

16 posted on 11/19/2013 5:33:24 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: Third Person
"She mentioned God? Wow."

I hope you're being sarcastic. It's pretty obvious her mention of God is just cover for reaction to his removal of God from his comment on Gettysburg. He removes God and he doesn't attend the anniversary ceremony. He's neither Christian nor American and he no longer needs to pretend he is because the election is over for him now.

17 posted on 11/19/2013 5:38:19 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Grace and God, two things we can all be assured she knows nothing about.


18 posted on 11/19/2013 5:39:02 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Third Person
She mentioned God? Wow.

Were there any reports of lightning strikes nearby?

19 posted on 11/19/2013 5:41:47 PM PST by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Veteran, 70-71)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This argument works on a lot of people, even folks here on FR. As conservatives, we should not underestimate the confusion the left can cause by conflating our duties to God with our duties under an intentionally limited form of government. This government is not God, and healthcare is not a God-given right. No earthly government has the authority to conscript either patients or doctors into involuntary servitude. Live free or die trying.


20 posted on 11/19/2013 5:45:40 PM PST by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

hard to believe her when she and the first doobier are deliberately exempt from obamacare.


21 posted on 11/19/2013 5:56:18 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

if obamacare is awesome and great, why not join up, barry and mooch? show us just how good it feels.


22 posted on 11/19/2013 5:57:19 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

now that dems are wooried, i say now id thge time for republicans to draft a simple bill called “Require the Obamas to use Obamacare” act.

let barry try to veto it. why won’t you use your wonderful plan that solves everyone’s problems, barry?


23 posted on 11/19/2013 5:59:50 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“We don’t believe in handouts. We don’t think anyone should get a free ride,”

Oh for crying out loud.


24 posted on 11/19/2013 6:02:07 PM PST by Gator113 ( Ted Cruz, Sarah Palin and Mike Lee speak for me, most everyone else is just noise.)
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To: Gator113

I got that same BS from a commenter on youtube. It’s the same crap we heard Mary Landrieu say a few days ago when she said “no free riders”. Bulls#$%, this is the Free Rider Party.


25 posted on 11/19/2013 6:06:47 PM PST by CommieCutter (Democrat Party: The Free Rider Party.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

These people use God,
but only when they
feel it’s to their advantage.

Otherwise, God is nowhere
in their lives.

off subject: I love football,
but I’ve got to stop
going to sports bars: all
junk food and beer/booze!

nk/nancy


26 posted on 11/19/2013 6:10:35 PM PST by krunkygirl (force multiplier in effect...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
...the first lady opened with a long defense of Obamacare, suggesting her audience lives by the principle that everyone should have insurance.

Except of course them, they have exempted themselves from having to comply with their own "laws."

“We don’t believe in handouts. We don’t think anyone should get a free ride,”

Please explain why there are more people on food stamps than ever before, and why under hubby's tenure food stamps benefits to each person have risen 30%... Sounds like a huge handout to me...

27 posted on 11/19/2013 6:37:59 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Third Person

> She mentioned God? Wow.

She used his name in vain to promote a political agenda...


28 posted on 11/19/2013 6:47:06 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Ouderkirk

WOW is right!
I’ve been close a few times but never that close.

If only....


29 posted on 11/19/2013 6:50:53 PM PST by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Just because something bad could happen to somebody, we should wreck the US medical system and economy, and load future generations with more debt? Is that what she is saying?


30 posted on 11/19/2013 6:57:14 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Right now I have good insurance, I am pretty well covered, and I don’t have a $5,000 dollar deductible.

I look at these poor folks losing their insurance and being screwed with the new Obamacare coverage and I say. There but for the grace of God go I.

Michelle is backing a wholesale destruction of America’s healthcare.


31 posted on 11/19/2013 7:07:21 PM PST by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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“We don’t believe in handouts. We don’t think anyone should get a free ride,”

I know a lot of people that believe that, not a single one could be included in your grifter administrations definition of "we"

32 posted on 11/19/2013 7:10:08 PM PST by Fzob (Jesus + anything = nothing, Jesus + nothing = everything)
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To: krunkygirl

Just get home safe. Okay?


33 posted on 11/19/2013 7:22:00 PM PST by perfect stranger (Nobama)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Was she wearing shorts and raising a stink/ripping fahrts?
Allah will smite her for that, the smelly, shameless hussy!


34 posted on 11/19/2013 7:33:45 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: tumblindice
The article title is misleading. "First Lady" should be "Worst Lady."
35 posted on 11/20/2013 8:43:35 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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