Skip to comments.Democrats Resort to Old Playbook
Posted on 02/04/2015 2:01:20 PM PST by Kaslin
RUSH: The House Republicans passed an Obamacare repeal again and the Democrats resort to their same old playbook, which is Republicans hate children, they hate sick people, and they want everybody to die. They're for dirty water and they're for dirty air and they're for poison and all that stuff. So the first montage is some members of Congress talking about the vote to repeal Obamacare.
DANIEL KILDEE: Today for the 56th time, we will see a vote on the floor of the House to take away health care for millions of Americans.
JOE KENNEDY: More than eight million children will lose access to health insurance.
STENY HOYER: Republicans are choosing to take away healthcare coverage from millions of Americans.
DEBBIE DINGELL: Over 9.5 million Americans would be hurt and left behind.
JIM MCGOVERN: If Republicans get their way, all these things will disappear.
JARED POLIS: Republicans want you to pay for Obamacare and not get it.
TONY CARDENAS: Republicans need to stop playing games with people's lives.
JIM MCDERMOTT: They come with a bulldozer and they want to knock the house down and put everybody out in the street again.
CHARLIE RANGEL: Give the sick an opportunity to get well, to allow children the opportunity to breathe. What about the born, the aged, the disabled?
RUSH: That was Charlie Rangel. What about the born? Since when did Democrats care about them? The born, the aged, the disabled. so that's the Democrats reacting to a Republican vote yesterday to repeal Obamacare, and you see how they portray Republicans: heartless, cold, mean-spirited, extremist and all that. I want to take you back 20 years ago just to show you how this is done and how their playbook doesn't change. This is from our TV show in 1995. It's a montage of a bunch of Democrats talking about the Republicans and the budget. This is the monumental budget fight of 1995. The school lunch bill and all of that.
THOMAS BARRETT: Why do the Republicans want to take apples and milk away from six year olds?
LYNN WOOLSEY: Starving children is not the solution.
RICHARD GEPHARDT: The Republicans are taking food out of the mouths of millions of needy children.
GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: It's cruel to kids.
DICK DURBIN: Stop declaring war on our kids.
TED KENNEDY: War on their children. War on their children.
PAT SCHROEDER: I also would like to speak to a moment about the mean-spiritedness Im hearing about on the floor today.
PAUL VOLCKER: But how can they be so mean-spirited?
RICHARD GEPHARDT: These cuts are mean-spirited.
JOSE SERRANO: The mean-spirited Republicans.
PAUL WELLSTONE: It is mean-spirited. It is vicious.
JERRY NADLER: These draconian, mean-spirited and immoral cuts in funding.
PAT SCHROEDER: Were seeing draconian cuts.
ALBERT WYNN: Once again, theyre playing Robin Hood in reverse, taking from the poor to give to the rich.
LUIS GUTIERREZ: Were gonna let the kids go hungry again.
JOHN LEWIS: Theyre coming for our children. Theyre coming for the poor. Theyre coming for the sick, the elderly and the disabled.
RUSH: That was John Lewis from Selma fame. So that was the budget, that was the Republicans and their school lunch cuts in 1995. The previous bite was Republicans and their vote to repeal Obamacare, and that's what the measles thing was about yesterday. That's what they were trying to setup. They were trying to setup a forthcoming montage, the Republicans didn't care about kids getting sick, didn't care about kids dying, didn't care about kids not getting vaccinated, didn't care about kids not being treated. That's what they were trying to set up.
But then Hillary and Obama's quotes on vaccines were produced from 2008, and a bunch of lies told by the New York Times yesterday were exposed, and so ISIS is the big news today. Not measles. But, don't worry, they'll come back to it. They'll get back to it.
They have only ONE playbook...............
Nah. They have a couple:
The greed rich need to pay their fair share.
The needy are going to die unless the government spends more.
And if you want to go back into the playbook they used until about 60 years ago, they could start advocating White Supremacy again and revive the KKK to kill blacks who vote for Republicans.
Those starving kids are throwing their obama-lunches away.
Guess none had realized how much money would be wasted on Obamacare...money that could have been used for everything they were wailing about in the first place. As it is,it sounds like Obamacare has been such a success that we are only a little behind where we started;except for the billions & billions spent,of course. It seems to have worked out a lot like the famous war on poverty.
Regarding constitutionally indefensible Democrat-established Obamacare, does anybody know why conservative Mr. Limbaugh has never mentioned the following? Regardless what Obamas activist justices want everybody to think about the constitutionally of Democrat-established Obamacare, the Supreme Court has historically clarified that the states have never delegated to Congress, expressly via the Constitution, the specific power to regulate, tax and spend for intrastate healthcare purposes.
State inspection laws, health laws, and laws for regulating the internal commerce of a State, and those which respect turnpike roads, ferries, &c. are not within the power granted to Congress. [emphases added] Gibbons v. Ogden, 1824.
In fact, regardless that federal Democrats and RINOs will argue that if the Constitution doesnt say that they cannot do something then they can do it, note that the Supreme Court has condemned that foolish idea. More specifically, the Supreme Court has clarified in broad terms that powers not expressly delegated to the feds via the Constitution, the specific power to regulate intrastate healthcare in this case, are prohibited to the feds.
From the accepted doctrine that the United States is a government of delegated powers, it follows that those not expressly granted, or reasonably to be implied from such as are conferred, are reserved to the states, or to the people. To forestall any suggestion to the contrary, the Tenth Amendment was adopted. The same proposition, otherwise stated, is that powers not granted are prohibited [emphasis added]. United States v. Butler, 1936.
Note that if state lawmakers hadnt ratified the ill-conceived 17th Amendment, foolishly giving up the voices of the state legislatures in Congress, that the Senate might have killed the Obamacare bill since the states, not the feds, uniquely have the constitutional authority to tax and spend for intrastate healthcare purposes.
Whose children are they talking about? Oh, that is right, they are raising little Obamabot Khmer Rouges
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