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Four Years Later, Stupak Does Not Regret Voting for Obamacare
cns news ^ | 3/21/14 | Melanie Hunter

Posted on 03/21/2014 5:28:07 PM PDT by Nachum

Edited on 03/21/2014 6:10:15 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

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Home » News Four Years Later, Stupak Does Not Regret Voting for Obamacare March 21, 2014 - 12:30 PM By Melanie Hunter

Bart Stupak

Former Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich. (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – Four years after the House passed Obamacare, former Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) told Fox News Channel’s Neil Cavuto Wednesday that he does not regret voting for it.

“No, I don’t regret the vote. I’m proud of the vote. I always felt that health care should be a right, not a privilege in this country - one of the reasons why I ran for Congress. I’m glad to have helped accomplish that goal,” Stupak said.

Stupak, a pro-life Democrat, led a group of other pro-life Dems prior to passage of the bill, who said they would not support the measure unless it included an amendment prohibiting taxpayer funding of abortion. He supported the bill on the day of the final vote after President Barack Obama promised to sign an executive order to Stupak’s liking.

“Did you know that there would be these problems or that millions of Americans would have to pay more for their premiums or for that matter, maybe not have health care altogether?” Cavuto asked Stupak.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: bartstupak; democratcare; donkeycare; jackasscare; michigan; obamacare; stupak
Up Yours Stupak. You are disgusting LIAR who needs to be made pay personally for the damage you have caused. You have a LOT OF NERVE trying to defend the outright destruction of our Health Care system while you and your friends get to have better care than the rest of us while we have to foot YOUR BILL. Live like us you bastard, then come back and talk. Give up your health care. Give up your big fat pension. Give up your big fat fed salary. Then come back and defend your vote.
1 posted on 03/21/2014 5:28:07 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Stupid Hack


2 posted on 03/21/2014 5:30:41 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.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: Nachum
Blue Dog my foot.

Stupak is as Stupak does.

3 posted on 03/21/2014 5:31:17 PM PDT by stormhill
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To: Nachum

4 posted on 03/21/2014 5:33:00 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
Never forget. Stupak didn't come cheap. He got a full partnership with THE premier DC lobbying firm.

The Honorable Bart Stupak Partner

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Michigan legislative action thread
5 posted on 03/21/2014 5:33:18 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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I would say “Please let a giant “D’oh” be heard from coast to coast this november when he loses re-election”, but unfortunately, he already ate his own shorts


6 posted on 03/21/2014 5:35:06 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: Nachum

“Bart Stupak baby killer.”


7 posted on 03/21/2014 5:35:07 PM PDT by outofstyle (Down All the Days)
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To: Nachum

They have poll-tested, “Health-care should be a right, not a privilege”. It is the third time I have read it today from the Rats. We will hear it again and again. It must have tested well.


8 posted on 03/21/2014 5:36:15 PM PDT by yellowdoghunter (Welcome to Obamastan! (Mrs. Yellowdoghunter))
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To: Nachum

IIRC, Stupak was bought off by the promise that there would be no funding for abortions. ASAP, there was funding for abortions. So, I guess Stupak is a hypocrite. Either that or he’s just another Dem narcissist that will never admit a mistake. Or he was always lying that he was pro-life.


9 posted on 03/21/2014 5:37:23 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: Nachum

Stupak’s district and the Mn 8th are canaries in the coal mine. A deluge is coming.


10 posted on 03/21/2014 5:37:28 PM PDT by DManA
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To: yellowdoghunter
They have poll-tested, “Health-care should be a right, not a privilege”. It is the third time I have read it today from the Rats. We will hear it again and again. It must have tested well.

The response should be that we have lost our health-care cause of Democratic party 'privilege'.

11 posted on 03/21/2014 5:41:37 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

He’s got his kickback ca$h. No complaints.


12 posted on 03/21/2014 5:41:38 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: bigbob

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.....stupak /stupid somewhere along the generational line there was a typo.


13 posted on 03/21/2014 5:41:42 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (Zippy the a##clown sez..............)
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To: dsrtsage

I don’t think it was much more than a week after his vote that he announced his retirement.

I wonder why he’s so chatty now?


14 posted on 03/21/2014 5:42:35 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum

Stupak.......sounds like......stupid


15 posted on 03/21/2014 5:45:14 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: bigbob

Out of touch liberal living off special interest’s money who doesn’t have an iota what is is to live under Obama’s economy. I’d say he’s just sucking up to 0


16 posted on 03/21/2014 5:47:32 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Nachum

Look at his areas of expertise at Venable and tell me he wasn’t a strategic placement.

Legislative and Government Affairs
Healthcare
Banking and Financial Services Regulation
Congressional Investigations
Energy
Communications
Anti-Money Laundering
Privacy and Data Security

Industries
Dietary Supplements
Cosmetics and Functional Foods
Drugs
Medical Devices
Biologics


17 posted on 03/21/2014 5:49:52 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: yellowdoghunter

> They have poll-tested, “Health-care should be a right, not a privilege”. It is the third time I have read it today from the Rats. We will hear it again and again. It must have tested well.

What they really mean is healthcare is a right if someone else is paying for it


18 posted on 03/21/2014 5:49:54 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Nachum
So does ObamaCare cover abortions?
19 posted on 03/21/2014 5:51:34 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: Nachum

Health care should be a right. Unfortunately you don’t get it from drug and cut Allopaths. Allopathy only handles a minority of health problems. Their insistence that they are the only authorities on health is criminal in its scope and does the civilization a disservice. Unless you have a particular known condition with a known and proven allopathic cure (i.e. a broken leg, pneumonia, cataracts, etc.) you are better off avoiding the cut/pushers.


20 posted on 03/21/2014 6:00:29 PM PDT by Seruzawa (I kick @ss for the Lord!)
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To: Nachum

Stupak Does Not Regret Voting for Obamacare...

Of course not. He’s a socialist(D) and believes in the Socialist Utopia,


21 posted on 03/21/2014 6:02:27 PM PDT by NaturalBornC1t1zen (White Guilt + Negrophilia is the manifestation of the liberal death wish killing America.)
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To: Nachum

He puts the stupe in Stupak


22 posted on 03/21/2014 6:03:36 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: muir_redwoods

I’d like to forcibly hoist his testicles to his collarbone with my boot.


23 posted on 03/21/2014 6:10:12 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: bigbob
I always felt that health care should be a right, not a privilege in this country...

If healthcare is a "right" then what will he do when we run out of money? When the "free" healthcare offered by the government is not good enough to provide people the sort of lifestyle they believe they are owed? What happens then to his "right" to free healthcare?

I am very wary of claiming anything as a "right" that could cost our neighbors hundreds of billions of dollars per year, and which could potentially bankrupt us. Rights such as freedom of speech, religion, press, and assembly cost comparatively little to protect. The "right" to healthcare could send your neighbor to the poor house.

24 posted on 03/21/2014 6:19:58 PM PDT by Zack Nguyen
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To: Nachum
“No, I don’t regret the vote. I’m proud of the vote.

Proud of the fact that taxpayer money is now being used to fund abortion. Let this be a lesson to everyone. There is no such thing as a pro-life Democrat.

25 posted on 03/21/2014 6:26:03 PM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: yellowdoghunter
They have poll-tested, “Health-care should be a right, not a privilege”.

Having congressmen and senators should be a right, not a privilege. We should not have to pay for their salaries.

26 posted on 03/21/2014 6:28:58 PM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: Nachum

His name doesn’t start with Stup for nothing.


27 posted on 03/21/2014 6:35:44 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Nachum

This proves he was a fraud all along.


28 posted on 03/21/2014 6:44:38 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: cripplecreek

I wonder how many congress people are NOT cashing in. I’d bet the vast majority are out and out bought and paid for.


29 posted on 03/21/2014 6:46:41 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Nachum
I’m glad to have helped accomplish that goal,”...yeah, right - 45 million uninsured as the excuse for this sham, and by now only 5 million have signed up under the new law - and 80% of them had insurance before the law came alone and threw them off of their original policies - the only goal you've helped accomplish is to ruin the best medical system in the world and take us steps closer to government pays- and controls-all health care.....
30 posted on 03/21/2014 6:51:26 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Seruzawa

....a big AMEN to what you said......


31 posted on 03/21/2014 6:51:39 PM PDT by muglywump (Seven days without laughter makes one weak.)
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To: cripplecreek

He’s on my list but not yet on page one. It’s a long list.


32 posted on 03/21/2014 6:52:24 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: Nachum

Well put Nachum. It is CRIMINAL for Congress to exempt themselves from ANY law they pass, not just ObastardCare.


33 posted on 03/21/2014 6:56:27 PM PDT by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: Nachum
You cannot legislate a right. If you want something to become a right, you have to do it the Constitutional way - by amendment.
34 posted on 03/21/2014 7:14:38 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Lmo56

Our rights come from God. The Constitution, and the Amendments, are there to protect us from Big Government, which invariably wants to take them from us.


35 posted on 03/21/2014 7:42:06 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Over production, one of the top 5 worries for the American Farmer every year.)
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To: Nachum
Stupak and Stupak constituent.
Stupak is as Stupak does.


36 posted on 03/21/2014 8:51:40 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: Nachum

” I always felt that health care should be a right, not a privilege in this country.”

Given the logic displayed in this sentiment, I pose the question:

Why aren’t legal services, food, clothing, housing and transportation “a right,and free”?


37 posted on 03/21/2014 9:32:59 PM PDT by Artie (We are surrounded by MORONS)
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To: Nachum

Can’t spell, huh? It’s Stupid.


38 posted on 03/22/2014 7:43:25 AM PDT by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: Nachum

Why do I have to pay for a right?


39 posted on 03/22/2014 9:07:53 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Nachum

“I always felt that health care should be a right, not a privilege in this country”

In that case Bart, who are you willing to FORCE to provide medical services? Are you proposing that the government should FORCE everyone to actively participate in their rights? Are you willing to force everyone to practice religeon? Are you willing to force everyone to participate in political speech? Are you willing to force everyonen to “bear arms?”

What say you Bart?


40 posted on 03/24/2014 9:13:51 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Lmo56

“You cannot legislate a right. If you want something to become a right, you have to do it the Constitutional way - by amendment.”

No right originates in the constitution. The constitution protects us from the infringement of our God given rights.


41 posted on 03/24/2014 9:17:33 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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