Skip to comments.How (still exempt) Mary Landrieu's Escaping Her Democratic Shadow
Posted on 06/10/2014 2:56:33 AM PDT by Libloather
And while Democrats haven't done much to promote the environment with their majority, they have beaten back efforts they say would harm the climate. That included a Landrieu-led effort to get a vote approving Keystone, a failure she blamed on Republicans.
But opponents are pointing out that those failures weaken her message of political clout and it's led her to lose a potentially powerful ally at home. Don Briggs, the head of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, is backing Cassidy in what is essentially a proxy vote against Majority Leader Harry Reid.
"I know Mary very well and I've always supported her personally," said Briggs, who is endorsing Cassidy personally and not on behalf of the trade group. "But changing the Senate to me is the big picture. The [Energy chairmanship] isn't very valuable if you can't do anything with it."
On energy issues, there's ultimately not a big gulf between Cassidy and Landrieu. Roy Fletcher, a Republican strategist in Louisiana, said that energy wouldn't serve as a wedge between the two candidates, but rather would allow Landrieu to separate herself more from the White House.
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Mary pretends to be a big oil lover. Yet she still gives her unwavering support to the same people who have put a moratorium on Gulf drilling.
Not to mention support from RINO’s.
Republican shipbuilder is star of latest Mary Landrieu campaign ad
I was on the LA GOP State Central Committee with Bollinger. He was, and still is a weasel.
I knew his dad, who served in Gov. Dave Treen’s cabinet. He knew the meaning of loyalty.
Every GOP ad should have a picture of Landrieu AND Harry Reid...with a caption..”she’ll vote for him for Leader, and he won’t approve Keystone..”
Her advocacy for Obamacare should sink her.
The most unsavory was Landrieu's $4.3 billion "Louisisana Purchase."
THE PAPER TRAIL IS HUGE Sen Landrieu (Scumocrat-LA) sold her aye vote in what Forbes Magazine dubbed "The 'Louisiana Purchase" that included a massive $4.3 Billion to Landrieu
FORBES REPORTED the Democrats nailed Landrieus support for Obamacare w/ a greenback bribe. Landrieu, critics believe, pledged her vote in exchange for some $200 million more additional federal funds for Louisiana. Except that, due to a drafting error, the law ended up giving Louisiana $4.3 billion: more than twenty times the assigned amount. MORE HERE http://www.forbes.com/fdc/welcome_mjx.shtml
BACKSTORY In the fall of 2009, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was trying to get the necessary 60 Dimocrat votes to pass the Affordable Care Act. He needed every Dim on board, which gave waffling senators a great deal of leverage. In Landrieu's case, she connivingly saw that selling her aye vote could get her maybe $200 million federal dollars. Obama complied. Reid chalked up another vote for Obamacare. But not the measly $200 million but $4.3 billon was attached to the Obamacare bill earmarked for Landrieu.
How $4.3 billion to Landrieu was calculatedly attached to the Obamacare bill, and how Obama and Reid failed to catch and fix it, is yet another indictment of the Obamacare atrocity. The payoff to Landrieu should be investigated as an indication of how EVERY Democrat came to vote for Obamacare....and perhaps helped elect more loyal Democrats.
<><> Where'd the money go, Democrats? <><>
Some of the more cynical among us conjecture that Obamacare has NOTHING to do w/ Americans getting healthcare......but that Obamacare is a HUGE voter fraud machine----plugging unsuspecting enrollees into Democrat voter rolls to solidify Democrat power.
EXHIBIT ONE----Local couple upset after receiving pre-marked voter registration card from "Covered California" (Cali O/Care)
10news | 03-29-2014 | Preston Phillips / FR Posted by Kevin in California
A local couple called 10News concerned after they received an envelope from the state's Obamacare website, Covered California. Inside was a letter discussing voter registration and a registration card pre-marked with an "x" in the box next to Democratic Party.
EXHIBIT TWO The Oregon Exchange reported it "accidentally" enrolled 4000 latinos (AKA new Democrat voters).
And the Dumbos are doing it on our dime w/ a multi-billion dollar slush fund written into the law.
The Untraceable $8 Billion ObamaCare PR Budget---truly govt fraud at its finest. Egged on by Pelosi, no one in Congress told Americans about Section 4002---which mandates an $8B untraceable fund to "promote" Obamacare (apparently b/c Boobamba had so little confidence in his signature legislation).
In 2010 Taxpayers are extorted $500 million, in 2011, $750 million, 2012, $1 billion, 2013, $1.25 billion, 2014, $1.5 billion and in 2015 and on, $2 billion........
....the reasons for all those O/Care delays, fixits, exemptions, waivers, extensions, etc, are becoming crystal clear.