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Isn't it Time Republicans Linked the VA Scandal to ObamaCare?
American Thinker ^ | May 30, 2014 | By Jeannie DeAngelis

Posted on 05/30/2014 4:02:07 AM PDT by kingattax

If liberals deserve kudos for anything, it’s for consistently and successfully politicizing crises, perverting truth, and demonizing political opponents.

Thanks to Rahm Emanuel, America knows that the liberal mindset is to ‘never let a serious crisis to go to waste.’ Democrats are well-practiced at responding to disasters with political campaigns, because as Rahm attested, every calamity is another “opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.”

A perfect example of the left’s penchant for exploiting misfortune is their obsession with gun control.

A madman shoots up a movie theatre, school, or supermarket parking lot, and instantly the liberals attempt to influence public opinion by redefining a mentally ill person with evil intent as a need for the Second Amendment to be dismantled.

And it works!

Democrats have done the same thing with immigration reform. In order to ‘do things they didn’t think they could do before,’ which is to widen their voting base by granting amnesty to anywhere from 11- to 30 million unlawful aliens, the left has taken an illegal incursion and turned it into an American racism problem.

Disagree with amnesty and you’re branded a xenophobe.

On the other hand, feckless elected Republicans consistently fail to recognize the repeated God-given opportunities they’ve been given to shed light on the truth the left distorts for political gain.

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1 posted on 05/30/2014 4:02:07 AM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

When your opponent is hurting themselves, don’t help.

If the republicans link this, they become the bad guys.


2 posted on 05/30/2014 4:04:54 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: kingattax

This is the same group that did not run an ad showing democrats booing God at their convention.

Idiots.


3 posted on 05/30/2014 4:06:08 AM PDT by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: kingattax

The stupid party? Do something rhetorically effective? What are you smoking?


4 posted on 05/30/2014 4:06:45 AM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: kingattax

Where’s the connection between the two?


5 posted on 05/30/2014 4:07:18 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: kingattax

They don’t have time to worry about Obama and the democrats.

They’re too busy trying to destroy the Tea Party.


6 posted on 05/30/2014 4:09:00 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Black skin has morphed into Teflon.)
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To: kingattax
Isn't it Time Republicans Linked the VA Scandal to ObamaCare?

with all the Republican sissies in Congress? that would be racist.

7 posted on 05/30/2014 4:16:55 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: kingattax

By any chance are the vets put on the shit_lists disproportionately white? Or perhaps black???? This could get a racial angle


8 posted on 05/30/2014 4:17:39 AM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: DoodleDawg
Where’s the connection between the two?

GOVERNMENT HEALTHCARE

"If the bureaucrats will treat combat veterans this poorly, just imagine how much worse they'll treat you."

9 posted on 05/30/2014 4:28:07 AM PDT by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: kingattax

Early and often!


10 posted on 05/30/2014 4:34:38 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

I am not convinced that Republicans like Boehner, Cantor and McConnell want to fight Obamacare in the first place.


11 posted on 05/30/2014 4:35:51 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: jospehm20

They won’t because they are Progressives just like the Demoncrats.


12 posted on 05/30/2014 4:43:41 AM PDT by Shady (We will not comply. We are Free, We Are AMERICANS!)
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To: DoodleDawg

Easy. And everyone misses it.


13 posted on 05/30/2014 4:50:00 AM PDT by stanne
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To: kingattax

They are keeping their powder dry for the really important fight ..... that never seems to get here.


14 posted on 05/30/2014 4:50:25 AM PDT by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: jospehm20

Establishment Republicans are (have always been) intimidated by “O” and by the whole Liberal agenda.

I don’t get it... what are they afraid of?

It is apparent in this issue and in all others, too. It’s time for them to GO!


15 posted on 05/30/2014 5:00:53 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: SMARTY
what are they afraid of?

The race card.

16 posted on 05/30/2014 5:44:54 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: kingattax

Secret lists, death panels, rotting corpses, neglect, abuse, fraud, deception, lies? Unaffordable, unaccountable, uncaring?

What part of FEDGOV are we talking about?

DISMANTLE the VA and many more federal agencies.

http://www.usa.gov/directory/federal/index.shtml?query

He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harrass our people, and eat out their substance.

The money saved could be directed to the minimal number of injured vets coming home from DECLARED, citizen-supported, just wars.


17 posted on 05/30/2014 5:49:24 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Mark17

Hmmm... didn’t the ‘race card’ expire when “O” was sworn in after his Presidential ‘win’?


18 posted on 05/30/2014 5:54:31 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: Max in Utah
GOVERNMENT HEALTHCARE

Obamacare is actually private health care handled through government exchanges. People go to private hosipitals, deal with private insurance companies and see doctors in private practice. The VA runs its own hospitals with its own doctors and its own administration. Apples and oranges. Try and link the two and you wind up like that idiot McConnell trying to explain how he can do away with Obamacare and Kentucky can still keep its Kynect exchange.

You don't need to muddy the waters by trying to link the VA with Obamacare. People understand veterans and tend to get upset when they're denied the care that they deserve. This stiuation in the VA has been going on for years and all that has happened under Obama is that it's just gotten worse and worse and worse. Why, after all the money and all the time that Obama has had, is the situation worse now than when he took office? That's all you need to be asking. Keep hitting him with that.

19 posted on 05/30/2014 5:59:31 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: stanne
Easy. And everyone misses it.

I guess I did. So enlighten me.

20 posted on 05/30/2014 6:00:06 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: DoodleDawg

Cant sue the government


21 posted on 05/30/2014 6:06:44 AM PDT by stanne
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To: SMARTY
Hmmm... didn’t the ‘race card’ expire when “O” was sworn in after his Presidential ‘win’?

It should have, but I think it actually intensified.

22 posted on 05/30/2014 6:09:45 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: kingattax

Obamacare will be / is on big VA for us all. So, yes they should. Do they have the stones for it? NOPE


23 posted on 05/30/2014 6:41:35 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: jospehm20

When McConnell started his misinformation campaign in Kentucky, all his ads said he was “working to repeal Obamacare”. In the last month they suddenly changed to “working hard to FIX Obamacare”.


24 posted on 05/30/2014 7:56:43 AM PDT by anoldafvet (If you think the government is capable of taking care of you, just look at the VA.)
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To: kingattax
On the other hand, feckless elected Republicans consistently fail to recognize the repeated God-given opportunities they’ve been given to shed light on the truth the left distorts for political gain.

There you have it folks. This is a one party system. Has been for quite awhile. I trust none of them.

FMCDH(BITS)

25 posted on 05/30/2014 8:20:46 AM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: DoodleDawg

Create a backlog for veterans in need of healthcare, tell them there will be months of waiting before they can get treated.......VOILA! Instant Obamacare enrollees.


26 posted on 05/30/2014 9:47:13 AM PDT by Toespi
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