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Patty Murray and Harry Reid Attack the Victims of Obamacare
Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 28, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 02/28/2014 6:02:41 PM PST by Kaslin

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RUSH: Patty Murray, senator from Washington, on the Senate floor yesterday urged people to stop listening to me 'cause I am, along with Fox News, part of the cabal spreading lies about all these people who are suffering after Obamacare. She says like Harry Reid, it's all lies. There are no problems. Nobody's having a problem. Nobody's been cancelled. Nobody. Harry Reid's actually out there and said that: It's all lies. Here grab the sound bite. This is Patty Murray on the Senate floor speaking about Obamacare yesterday.

MURRAY: I hope that everybody can turn off the Fox News for a little while and not listening to Rush Limbaugh and really listen to some real stories of real-life Americans who have been impacted by this law.

RUSH: I'll tell you what's happening. There are massive amounts, massive numbers of victims of Obamacare. You know them and I know them, and they've been all over television and all over the news. People have lost their policies. People that have lost their doctors. There are cancer patients who can't get treated. Remember the story about, what was it, 200 young kids with cancer who are unable to get treatment? Of course it's not true.

It just is not true! It's me and Fox News making all that up. What you really have here is the Democrat Party assaulting the victims of Obamacare, saying they're liars. You have Harry Reid and now Patty Murray basically attacking ordinary people, claiming that all of these stories of suffering have been invented by Rush Limbaugh and Fox News. Here's Dingy Harry. This is Wednesday in Washington on the Senate floor.

REID: (whispering) There's plenty of horror stories being told. All of them are untrue, but they're being told all over America -- tales, stories made up from whole cloth, lies, distorted by the Republicans to grab headlines or make political advertisements.

RUSH: Honestly, I don't know that anybody knows how to deal with this. I mean, the numbers are in the tens of thousands of people who have been harmed to one degree or another, some seriously, by Obamacare -- and here comes the Senate majority leader just saying it's all lies, all made up by the Republicans. You people in the audience, you need to understand this. This is not the Democrats attacking me. It's not the Democrats attacking Fox News.

They're calling you liars.

All of you people who claim that you have been harmed or un-serviced or somehow mistreated or left out in the cold because of HealthCare.gov, you're making it up. The Democrat Party is attacking you. They're calling you liars. This morning on Fox News Fox & Friends, the cohost, Elisabeth Hasselbeck interviewed Eileen Benthal, a mother whose daughter has had 89 operations in her life, is now facing uncertainty because of Obamacare.

First Elisabeth Hasselbeck played a clip of Dingy Harry saying -- well, you just heard. Everybody making this up. It's all lies and these stories are not true. After playing Dingy Harry, Hasselbeck then said, "Your daughter was born with congenital malformations in her brain. She has undergone 89 surgeries in her life. Thanks to Obamacare, your family is stuck on an insurance roller coaster. I could feel you breathing and holding your breath watching Harry Reid make those remarks. How did you initially hear them, and what was your reaction?"

BENTHAL: I was so offended. You know, here I was sitting at my daughter's bedside, and I've spent the last three months, it's been more than a part-time job for me to secure insurance after our termination that happened in the fall. So I've worked diligently and advocated for the health care that we once had which we don't have anymore, and it's taken a lot of effort, a lot of time, a lot of difficulty. We have lost one doctor. We lost all coverage for out of New York State.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Government
KEYWORDS: 0carenightmare; americans4prosperity; harryreid; kochbrothers; nevada; obamacareanecdotes; pattymurray; reid; reidlies
The rest of the title is: (Who've Been Made Up by Rush Limbaugh and Fox News)

More in the link

1 posted on 02/28/2014 6:02:41 PM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

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2 posted on 02/28/2014 6:07:58 PM PST by rdb3 (Get out the putter, this one's on the green.)
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To: rdb3

Why do feminazis always look the same? Even her name has a homo ring to it.


3 posted on 02/28/2014 6:12:31 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Kaslin

How I LOATHE the left.


4 posted on 02/28/2014 6:15:08 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: jsanders2001

> MURRAY: I hope that everybody can turn off the Fox News for a little while and not listening to Rush Limbaugh and really listen to some real stories of real-life Americans who have been impacted by this law.

And how ‘bout you put your money where your mouth is and remove your 0’Care exemption then tell us how you feel bout it?


5 posted on 02/28/2014 6:15:38 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001
> MURRAY: I hope that everybody can turn off the Fox News for a little while and not listening to Rush Limbaugh and really listen to some real stories of real-life Americans who have been impacted by this law.

I'm one of those real stories, beyotch.

6 posted on 02/28/2014 6:20:13 PM PST by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: Kaslin

Patty Murray, Barbara Boxer, Nancy Pelosi, all fit into a late comedian’s true to life joke: “everyone has the right to be ugly and stupid, unfortunately some abuse the privilege.”


7 posted on 02/28/2014 6:20:32 PM PST by Fungi
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To: Kaslin

year after year, Patsy Murphy is voted by legislative committee staff as the dumbest person in Congress.

I have comfort knowing she’s my senior state senator, rising, like sh*t floating, to No.2 in the Senate.


8 posted on 02/28/2014 6:29:32 PM PST by llevrok (F the government)
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To: llevrok

Does that mean that if Dingy Harry kicks off (unlikely anytime soon since old leftists live forever it seems) Patty is the new Senate major domo?


9 posted on 02/28/2014 6:32:25 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: Kaslin

You have to hope some good conservative PAC in Utah has the cash to buy some prime TV time and put these “liars” on to tell their stories.

It’s a shame that schmuck Keef Olberman already co-opted the “Worst Person in the World” meme, because that designation certainly applies to Harry Reid.


10 posted on 02/28/2014 6:32:36 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: llevrok

Patty Murray: moron in tennis shoes.

Without the shoes, her IQ would be in the low single digits.

Absolutely disgusting. Time for a recall, and a repeal of the 17th and 19th Amendments. And reinstatement of property ownership or taxes paid in order to vote.


11 posted on 02/28/2014 6:39:08 PM PST by castlebrew (Gun Control means hitting where you're aiming!))
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To: jdsteel

You and I both (plus my wife). Thanks to the “Affordable” Healthcare Act we can no longer afford it and are currently uninsured. The ACA raised our rates by almost triple when it was said and done. I could probably gather a pretty long list of names to hand to Ms. Murray that has had the same thing happen to them. Ms. Murray and her cohorts are out of touch with reality. Unlike her administration which lies and distorts the truth, FoxNews is only reporting it (the truth).


12 posted on 02/28/2014 6:39:14 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: castlebrew

I was surprised to see that Ms. Patty only won by 4 points in the 2010 election. That’s not much of a cushion for such a beloved Democrat operative.


13 posted on 02/28/2014 6:44:15 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: Kaslin

"...she probably smells like spoiled milk too"

14 posted on 02/28/2014 6:55:43 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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15 posted on 02/28/2014 6:57:56 PM PST by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Kaslin

I rarely listen to FOx or Rush but I know people who have lost their health ins due to Obamacare. Funny they have all voted for Obama.

Geeze I can’t believe Republican leaders are afraid of these looneys.


16 posted on 02/28/2014 6:59:36 PM PST by RginTN
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To: llevrok

Who is #1 - Shelia Jackson Lee?


17 posted on 02/28/2014 7:08:49 PM PST by funfan
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To: llevrok

I’ve run her people off my front porch in the past. Next time she runs, I may be carrying a shotgun.


18 posted on 02/28/2014 7:10:34 PM PST by beelzepug (if any alphabets are watchin', I'll be coming home right after the meetin')
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To: Puppage

Patty Murray needs a date with a rope and a lamp post.


19 posted on 02/28/2014 7:22:06 PM PST by Noumenon (Resistance. Restoration. Retribution.)
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To: Kaslin

Patty was a middle school P.E. coach. Now she’s head of the Senate Budget committee.

She won based on some catchy slogan about a “mom in tennis shoes.”

She majored in the easiest major and now she’s head of the senate budget committee? IS THAT THE BEST THE DEMOS HAVE TO OFFER?


20 posted on 02/28/2014 7:35:41 PM PST by boycott
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To: Kaslin

looking at that picture...is Patty Murray actually Harry Reid in a wig?


21 posted on 02/28/2014 7:38:54 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Kaslin

Every time, yes, every time I hear Harry Reid’s voice, I hear a weasel of a man. He is bought and paid for. He is an overcooked scoundrel.


22 posted on 02/28/2014 7:39:00 PM PST by VRW Conspirator ( 2+2 = V)
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To: Kaslin

Patty Murray and harry Reid kinda look alike as in bro-sis LIEberals.


23 posted on 02/28/2014 7:46:32 PM PST by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: RginTN

I, too, cannot listen to radio or TV during the day. Although I didn’t lose my insurance, my monthly premiums went up almost 30%. I was in shock because I had received an earlier letter requesting a 12% increase.

In my opinion, I think many Republicans in the House and Senate are having a hard time relating to average Americans like us because they are exempt from Obamacare. Additionally, their fear comes from the fact that left-wing PACs are 1, 2 and 3 on the list of organizations donating to political campaigns in the last election. The Koch brothers were No. 52.


24 posted on 02/28/2014 7:55:50 PM PST by 12Gauge687
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To: llevrok
Patty Murray should never be allowed to talk about health care. She is so dumb, she has been in the senate over 20 years - OVER TWENTY YEARS - and she still doesn't know that she has dental insurance!!!


25 posted on 02/28/2014 8:51:33 PM PST by Baynative (Got bulbs? Check my profile page.)
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To: Kaslin

Dopey Patty is one of the many reasons I’ll be leaving Washington state when I retire.


26 posted on 02/28/2014 9:13:32 PM PST by Catmom (We're all gonna get the punishment only some of us deserve.)
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To: jsanders2001

HA!

You’re on to something.


27 posted on 02/28/2014 11:16:21 PM PST by rdb3 (Get out the putter, this one's on the green.)
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To: 12Gauge687

In my opinion, I think many Republicans in the House and Senate are having a hard time relating to average Americans like us because they are exempt from Obamacare. Additionally, their fear comes from the fact that left-wing PACs are 1, 2 and 3 on the list of organizations donating to political campaigns in the last election. The Koch brothers were No. 52.


Sad to hear about your rate shock. I looked for health ins for a relative years ago and for a single person the costs were affordable. What a mess Obama made.

You have a point about the liberal pacs however Conservatives won the House and many states without big money financing. Perhaps I should have clarifyied that Conservatives aren’t fearful of attacking the likes of Murray but moderate Republicans are afraid of attacking them.


28 posted on 03/01/2014 12:55:02 AM PST by RginTN
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To: llevrok

I find that hard to believe. There must be a lot of competition for those votes. What about that guy who thought Guam might tip over? What about Maxine Waters? Now that Biden is VP, is he out of contention?


29 posted on 03/01/2014 4:55:51 AM PST by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: generally

Lunchbucket Joe gets to cast tie-breaking votes in the Senate, so he might still qualify, but 0vomit is now safely out of contention. (Of course he wins hands down as dumbest president ever.)


30 posted on 03/01/2014 4:58:21 AM PST by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: jsanders2001

N-i-c-e comeback.


31 posted on 03/01/2014 5:19:23 AM PST by Liz
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To: All
O/Care is such an unmitigated disaster-----even the ones for whom
Boobamba destroyed the entire US healthcare system do not want it.

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THE BIG O/CARE FLOPOLA CONTINUES Recent news reports say the Obama administration is engaged in a “final coordinated push” to enroll blacks in ObamaCare, White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett said last Friday.

(CACKLE) GOOD OL' SUCKUP VALERIE "FORGOT" TO MENTION---those NOT enrolling are the self-same "underserved populations" for whom class-warrior Obama upended our entire healthcare delivery system.....which threw productive Americans w/ affordable plans into eternal healthcare chaos.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has not said how many blacks have enrolled, but California enrollment trends indicate Hispanic enrollment appears to be lagging, stoking fears that minority groups (the underserved) are not getting the message.........

Apparently, the Obo-dum-dums finally figured out that sap-happy pols blanketed so-called "underserved populations" with so many govt freebies, like free medical care in emergency rooms, that these "underserved" types are thumbing their noses at laying out cash for Obamacare.

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AS FREEPER GOPJ INSIGHTFULLY POSTED: “underserved populations” are NOT impressed with Obamacare. Under the old system they were NEVER turned down - and took their medical needs to Hospital Emergency rooms where they received the best medical care for free... And the hospitals got to write the care off their taxes and struggling working class Americans paid for it all.......

32 posted on 03/01/2014 5:21:52 AM PST by Liz
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YOO-HOO, HARRY, PATTY, LISTEN UP YOU BRAINDEAD DUM-DUMS

Another day, another Obamacare disaster
The Washington Post ^ | February 25 at 3:38 pm | Ed Rogers / FR Posted by sr4402

In a colossal “oh by the way” revelation, last Friday afternoon the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a federal agency under HHS (that would be the executive branch run by President Obama), quietly released a report exposing the fact that under Obamacare, two-thirds of Americans who work at small businesses will see their insurance premiums increase. So this report – which is more than two years late – says over 11 million American workers will have higher health insurance premiums because of Obamacare. (Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...

33 posted on 03/01/2014 5:32:42 AM PST by Liz
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To: rdb3

Harry Reid was just a demonstration of the desparation of the knowledge O’Care is going bye bye.


34 posted on 03/01/2014 7:38:12 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: rdb3

Dontcha know that the victims of Obamacare will probably vote Progressive, no matter what, in the 2014 elections.

IMHO


35 posted on 03/01/2014 7:51:34 AM PST by ripley
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To: ripley
IMHO, victims of Obamacare will probably vote Progressive, no matter what.

Amen. We have to factor in that evil party loyalists will not cede power easily----once they've tasted power it will not be easy to dislodge 'em. The massive fraud machine is already in motion. The power-crazed Obomba minions are colluding as we type:

<><> Obama EO's all illegal's to be legalized voters

<><> opponents will need to overcome massive fraudulent ballot counts.

<><> obama could even launch a false flag canceling the 2014 midterms.

<><>lock-stepping loyalists have already pressured the IRS to launch political war against Tea Partiers (more below).

<><> NSA has reams of blackmail ready to roll-out.

<><> Obomba orders the FCC to "regulate" the I-net preventing truths to be posted---
impairing Tea Partiers ability to coordinate candidates/rallies.

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BETCHA THIS ISNT IN THE CONSTITUTION (Snix)
The IRS (a tax-funded L/E agency) takes its marching orders from Democrats.

The FBI, ATF, the IRS, and OSHA harassed True The Vote leader, Catherine Englebrecht, as she valiantly strived to improve the US voting system.

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DEMS STOOP TO CONQUEUR--- Vulnerable Dems want IRS to step up
by Alexander Bolton, The Hill, 2/13/14

Senate Democrats facing tough elections this year want the IRS to play a more aggressive role in regulating outside groups expected to spend millions of dollars on their races. In the wake of the IRS targeting scandal, the Democrats are publicly prodding the agency instead of lobbying them directly.

Dems are also careful to say the IRS should treat conservative and liberal groups equally, but they’re concerned about an impending tidal wave of attack ads funded by GOP-allied organizations. Much of the funding for those groups is secret, in contrast to the donations lawmakers collect, which must be reported publicly.

One of the most powerful groups is Americans for Prosperity, funded by the billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch. It has already spent close to $30 million on ads attacking Democrats this election cycle.

“If they’re claiming the tax relief, the tax benefit to be a nonprofit for social relief or social justice, then that’s what they should be doing,” said Sen. Mark Begich (D), who faces a competitive race in Alaska. “If it’s to give them cover so they can do political activity, that’s abusing the tax code. And either side."

Asked if the IRS should play a more active role policing political advocacy by groups that claim to be focused on social welfare, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) responded, “Absolutely. Both on the left and the right,” she said. “As taxpayers, we should not be providing a write-off to groups to do political activity, and that’s exactly what we’re doing.”

Shaheen called the glut of political spending by self-described social welfare groups that qualify under section 501(c) (4) of the tax code “outrageous.” Shaheen is in a good position now but could find herself embroiled in a tight campaign if former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass) challenges her.

Sen. Mark Pryor (Ark.), the most vulnerable Democratic incumbent, said the IRS has jurisdiction over 501(c)(4) groups, as well as charities, which fall under section 5/01(c)(3) of the tax code and sometimes engage in quasi-political activity.

“That whole 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4) [issue], those are IRS numbers. It is inherently an internal revenue matter,” he said. “There are two things you don’t want in political money, in the fundraising world and expenditure world. You don’t want secret money, and you don’t want unlimited money, and that’s what we have now.” --SNIP--

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MOMENTS TO REMEMBER AT THE VOTING BOOTH

<><> Seven US Senators ask the IRS to “Investigate” political opponents....

<><> Elijah Cummings led the Democrat pack in smearing Englebrecht....

<><> Obama said Tea Parties were a "threat to democracy."

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Democrat Sens Mark Begich, Jeanne Shaheen and Mark Pryor went whining to the IRS to save their sorry ***es as 2014 approaches.

They are among the loyal Democrats who voted in lockstep to throw Americans off their health plans. The lock-stepping Democrat drumbeat --- "keep your plan" ---- rang throughout the land --- in the historic straight Dem party-line vote for Obamacare.

FACTS ON FILE As far back as 2008, at the presidential debate in Nashville, Democrat candidate Obama advanced his signature plan that was ultimately enacted (by an historic straight Democrat party-line vote) into the "Affordable Care Act:

OBAMA: "No. 1, let me just repeat, if you’ve got a health care plan that you like, you can keep it. All I’m going to do is help you to lower the premiums on it. You’ll still have choice of doctor.”

Repeated over and over ---- with the promise that every American would be saving $2500.00 on healthcare costs.

LOCK-STEPPING PARTY LOYALTY NOT SEEN SINCE 1930-40's ERA EUROPE

36 posted on 03/01/2014 8:20:18 AM PST by Liz
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To: Liz

If Liberalism/Progressivism is a mental disorder, then adherents to the Progressive line and those who vote Progressive, no matter what, are the stuff of a loss of contact with reality.

IMHO


37 posted on 03/01/2014 10:09:44 AM PST by ripley
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To: ripley

Compelling reason why twisted Prog/Libs should never, ever be allowed to get near political power.


38 posted on 03/01/2014 10:29:03 AM PST by Liz
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To: Liz

“Compelling reason why twisted Prog/Libs should never, ever, be allowed to get near political.”

It’s such a shame that so many in the electorate love them.
The reasons are difficult to fathom.

IMHO


39 posted on 03/01/2014 2:47:48 PM PST by ripley
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