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Democratic Congressman: Working Less Due to Obamacare Means More Kids Tucked In at Night
http://www.ijreview.com ^ | february 6, 2014

Posted on 02/06/2014 5:25:19 PM PST by lowbridge

Democratic Representative Mark Pocan explains at this congressional budget hearing that people working fewer hours due to Obamacare means more people able to tuck in their kids at night.

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KEYWORDS: obama; obamacare; obamalies
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1 posted on 02/06/2014 5:25:19 PM PST by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

It’s all “for the kids”, eh?


2 posted on 02/06/2014 5:26:32 PM PST by rbg81
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To: lowbridge

Calling those brown dark things out on the back lawn Tootsie Rolls.


3 posted on 02/06/2014 5:26:36 PM PST by lurk
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To: lowbridge
Where at the homeless shelter?
4 posted on 02/06/2014 5:27:00 PM PST by USMA '71 ((Re-elect no one!))
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To: lowbridge

LOL WOW its so much fun watching Dems dig their own graves


5 posted on 02/06/2014 5:27:11 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: lowbridge

are even the low info voters eating this up?


6 posted on 02/06/2014 5:27:29 PM PST by uncitizen (Impeach the Communist Already!)
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To: lowbridge

They’ll need “tucked in” because the parents won’t be able to afford to heat the home.


7 posted on 02/06/2014 5:27:33 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: lowbridge

But someone somewhere is working more.


8 posted on 02/06/2014 5:27:50 PM PST by laffnatu
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To: lowbridge

If it wasn’t so sad, it would be funny how these cretins lined-up to deliver the talking points.


9 posted on 02/06/2014 5:27:55 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: rbg81

He fails to mention they will be tucking their children in at a Homeless shelter because they won’t be able to afford lodging if they have no job. These politicians have a lot of nerve. I really do hope karma comes back and bites them but good and hard.


10 posted on 02/06/2014 5:29:05 PM PST by funfan
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To: lowbridge
ObamaCare motto

Kein Arbeit Macht Frei


11 posted on 02/06/2014 5:32:40 PM PST by Paine in the Neck (Our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor)
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To: lowbridge

Double strong wrong.

12 posted on 02/06/2014 5:33:08 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Paine in the Neck

I think it’s ‘keine’ but still, a good pun.


13 posted on 02/06/2014 5:34:34 PM PST by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: lowbridge

So while I’m working and paying the taxes that pay for their subsidies, they’re tucking their kids in? @$#%#@&@^@&!!!


14 posted on 02/06/2014 5:34:37 PM PST by jwalsh07
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To: lowbridge

Obamacare Means More Kids Tucked In at Night Without Dinner


15 posted on 02/06/2014 5:37:09 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: lowbridge

16 posted on 02/06/2014 5:37:14 PM PST by kcvl
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To: lowbridge

17 posted on 02/06/2014 5:39:14 PM PST by Libloather (Embrace the suck)
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Pocan is openly gay.

Pocan identifies as a progressive Democrat, and is a member of a number of organizations, including Wisconsin Citizens Action, the American Civil Liberties Union, Fair Wisconsin and Midwest Progressive Elected Officials Network.

During his time as a state legislator, Pocan earned a reputation for moving the Wisconsin political debate to the left. One of the most outspoken progressive members of the state assembly, Pocan focused on difficult issues including corrections reform, the state budget, education funding, and fighting privatization schemes.


18 posted on 02/06/2014 5:40:44 PM PST by kcvl
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To: lowbridge
"Working Less Due to Obamacare Means More Kids Tucked In at Night

Yeah, into their new bed in the backseat the family hatchback, which is now their new home.
19 posted on 02/06/2014 5:41:47 PM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: lowbridge
Comrades! Even I think you people are nuts.


20 posted on 02/06/2014 5:42:43 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: kcvl
Have he and MeatHead ever been seen in the same place together?


21 posted on 02/06/2014 5:42:49 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: funfan

Nah. They will be tucking their children into beds in Section 8 housing. They will be safe and warm in their beds until the meth addicts start to shoot at each other.


22 posted on 02/06/2014 5:43:03 PM PST by rbg81
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Pocan came to Madison to attend college and shortly after earning a degree in journalism in 1986, opened up his own small business – a union printing company he continues to own and run today. His active years at UW-Madison in College Democrats led to his election in 1991 to the Dane County Board of Supervisors where he served Madison’s downtown community for three terms. In 1998, he was elected to succeed his long-time friend and ally Tammy Baldwin as the state representative from the 78th District, when she left for Congress.

On Wednesday, Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI-02) argued that the Congressional Budget Office’s projection that Obamacare will incentivize about 2.5 million Americans to give up full-time work means “they might be able to tuck their child in bed at night.”

Pocan said:

“But I would argue, part of what you’re saying is that people in aging populations, more people aren’t participating, that’s part of the statistics. People like my mom who worked until she was 70 at a Taco Bell don’t have to do that. But secondly it could be someone on the lower end who now is working two part-time jobs instead of three part-time jobs. And what that means is instead, they might be able to tuck their child in bed at night, and read a bed-time story, or go to an activity. Which means they’re better off.”

Washington Examiner columnist Byron York called Pocan’s line the “birth of a talking point.”

In response to the CBO report projecting Obamacare’s impact on the labor force, most liberals have taken up some form of Pocan’s argument: that Obamacare is “liberating” millions of Americans from full-time work.


23 posted on 02/06/2014 5:45:14 PM PST by kcvl
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To: x1stcav
I think it’s ‘keine’ but still, a good pun.

Thanks. My last German class was circa 1975.

24 posted on 02/06/2014 5:45:56 PM PST by Paine in the Neck (Our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor)
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To: lowbridge

and so when the Democrats encouraged women to work and the kids were not tucked in that was an oversight on their behalf?


25 posted on 02/06/2014 5:46:20 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: kcvl

They’re morphing to the total state with zero responsibility for anyone. Its something that even hard core communists have never attempted to do.


26 posted on 02/06/2014 5:47:03 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: lowbridge

Enough with this emotional crap! I am tired of it. And, if you stopped abortion there’d be even MORE kids to be tucked in at night.....but they don’t count do they congressman?


27 posted on 02/06/2014 5:49:05 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: lowbridge

Yes, tucked in as they go to bed at night hungry and worried about their well being because their parents no longer have a job. Lame!!!


28 posted on 02/06/2014 5:50:25 PM PST by drypowder
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To: lowbridge

These people are just plain evil. It’s the “Demonic Party”.


29 posted on 02/06/2014 5:53:15 PM PST by NorthMountain
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To: lowbridge

I get to tuck my kid in at night and I work 6-4. How can this be?


30 posted on 02/06/2014 5:54:05 PM PST by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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To: lowbridge

For next weeks headline, democrat senators will piss on our legs and tell us its raining!


31 posted on 02/06/2014 5:56:47 PM PST by bigtoona
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To: TigersEye
Obamacare Means More Kids Tucked In at Night Without Dinner

Meals are not a problem. Kids can get three meals a day at school. But kids like homes-preferably heated or cooled depending on the season, and clothes, and shoes, a bike, school supplies, possibly playing on a sports team or some kind of music/dance/art lessons, and somewhere down the road the chance to pursue higher education.

But I guess tucking the kids in at night is more important than providing them with any of those other things.

Or are all the poor schlubs who don't have kids to tuck in at night or whose kids are grown supposed to subsidized those who do have kids, but don't want to work enough to provide for them?

These Rats are despicable. They are perpetuating a myth that savings you might get by becoming Obamacarebots will make up for not having an income.

32 posted on 02/06/2014 6:06:15 PM PST by randita
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To: Paine in the Neck

My last Germen class was in 1967 but drunk posting compels one to weigh in whether one is remotely correct or not.

I’m sure we’ll hear from others.


33 posted on 02/06/2014 6:09:47 PM PST by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: rbg81
It’s all “for the kids”, eh?

It's so much better now then when those kids lived in a house and slept in a too large bed. now it's much more comfy and cozy with them being tucked in, in the back seat of a car.

34 posted on 02/06/2014 6:16:28 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: laffnatu

Heck, maybe well should all stop working so we can tuck our kids in and pursue our dreams while being covered by the all wonderful obamacare miracle.


35 posted on 02/06/2014 6:31:58 PM PST by corlorde (forWARD of the state)
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To: lowbridge

And starving.


36 posted on 02/06/2014 6:42:34 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral)
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To: lowbridge

so other families will spend less time with their kids working more hours to support these parasites


37 posted on 02/06/2014 6:44:28 PM PST by hecht (america 9/11, Israel 24/7)
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To: lowbridge
This guy is just trying to outdo Marie Antoinette in the department of unfortunate, ill-timed opinions.

"Let them eat cake" is the traditional translation of the French phrase "Qu'ils mangent de la brioche", supposedly spoken by "a great princess" upon learning that the peasants had no bread. Since brioche was made from dough enriched with butter and eggs, and those ingredients were even more scarce and more costly than dough, making brioche even more out of the reach of the peasants than bread, the quote supposedly would reflect the princess's obliviousness as to the condition of the people.

38 posted on 02/06/2014 6:52:00 PM PST by Greysard
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To: lowbridge

Only hungrier. But don’t worry, we’ll fix that next.


39 posted on 02/06/2014 7:19:36 PM PST by DeWalt (Times are more like they used to be than they are today.)
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To: rbg81

That could be called the Woody Allen bill.


40 posted on 02/06/2014 7:32:12 PM PST by billhilly (Has Pelosi read it yet?)
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To: corlorde
Exactly!

Funny how liberal "minds" work.

Yes, when there is no work to be found I guess you WOULD have more time to "tuck your kids in" at night.

Imagine how people who lived in the Depression felt.

My guess is they were NOT "happy" about that situation.

Glad mommy is here to tuck you in. I'm sorry that daddy can't find a f%$@ing JOB!

And compare a married 1930s daddy vs. a 2014 "baby-daddy".

At least Uncle Sugar takes care of 2014 spawn.

I mean, thank goodness that 2014 taxpayer "takes care" of baby spawn.

Shhh... taxpayer daddy has to work tomorrow.

But all is well, because HE will provide.

Sleep well, because taxpayer daddy has to work.

Don't wake tax-sucking baby daddy because he has a busy day watching HD-TV while lounging on the couch.

41 posted on 02/06/2014 7:35:53 PM PST by boop (I just wanted a President. But I got a rock.)
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To: uncitizen

They’ll either try to defend their “leaders” or they’ll just sit and stare at the TV.

Those who will be tucking in their children might get a little upset.


42 posted on 02/06/2014 8:06:25 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: 1rudeboy

You have to remember this is the party of the member who is afraid Guam will tip over. And another member who thinks Neil Armstrong walked on Mars. They’ll always say what they’re told to say. In fact, that’s usually the only time they ever say anything that sounds intelligent. Not this time, though.


43 posted on 02/06/2014 8:08:37 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: randita

Isn’t it sad that the gopE leaders don’t make fun of the other party. That would get so much press coverage. The reporters would try to make them look bad but the people watching the news would see the humor and stupidity.


44 posted on 02/06/2014 8:15:21 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: corlorde

Don’t forget that another part of their dream is for gay scout leaders to tuck little boys into their sleeping bags at night.


45 posted on 02/06/2014 8:16:20 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: lowbridge

And in other news, obama voters demonstrated their thanks for the president raising their chocolate ration to 20 grams.


46 posted on 02/06/2014 8:16:39 PM PST by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: lowbridge

Do the Democrats have some contest going on to see who can make up the lamest lipstick to put on the ACA pig.


47 posted on 02/06/2014 9:02:21 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Mike Darancette

This fat head personifies that liberalism is a mental disorder. Loon.


48 posted on 02/06/2014 9:18:35 PM PST by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: lowbridge

Mark Nincompoop-D.


49 posted on 02/07/2014 4:03:49 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: kcvl

My GAYDAR is going off the charts, and then I saw #17.....yikes.....are there ANY heterosexual DEMOCRATS left in the country?


50 posted on 02/07/2014 4:05:36 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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