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Ark. crowd mocks lawmakers over Obama health plan
Brietbart/AP ^ | 8-5-2009 | Jill Bleed

Posted on 08/05/2009 8:09:50 PM PDT by Frantzie

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An unruly Little Rock crowd heckled and shouted at two Arkansas Democratic congressmen Wednesday, accusing them of supporting a government-backed health plan that would take away Americans' personal choice and freedom.

At one point, U.S. Rep. Mike Ross sat with his head in his hands while the crowd shouted. He and fellow Democratic Rep.

Vic Snyder told audience members at a forum at Arkansas Children's Hospital that they wouldn't support a completely government-run, single-payer health insurance plan.

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Arkansas
KEYWORDS: 111th; angrymob; bluedogs; deathcare; facism; mikeross; obama; townhalls
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Good job by the good people of Arakansas. This is what I want to see. These are real Blue Dogs in states the Dems do not want to lose. O had one shill there and the AP made sure to mention him.

Call, call, fax and get to Townhall meetings.

1 posted on 08/05/2009 8:09:50 PM PDT by Frantzie
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To: Frantzie
wouldn't support a completely government-run, single-payer health insurance plan

Right! Well since your master wants it, you will have to support it.

2 posted on 08/05/2009 8:12:40 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Many lge corp. successes started with a sm bus., an entrepreneur & a dream. 0 is killing that dream)
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To: Frantzie

Just say NO to Big Bro “O”!


3 posted on 08/05/2009 8:13:20 PM PDT by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade, There are only two sides. Pick one.)
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To: Frantzie

Man, this is just too good.


4 posted on 08/05/2009 8:13:50 PM PDT by pray4liberty (http://www.aroodawakening.tv)
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To: Frantzie

Happening all over the country, glad to see it, did HE think we’d all follow him like sheeple????


5 posted on 08/05/2009 8:14:01 PM PDT by blondee123 (Welcome to Communism under B. Hussein OBAMA!)
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To: Frantzie
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6 posted on 08/05/2009 8:16:00 PM PDT by Tawiskaro
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To: Frantzie
Yee....HAW!!!!

We need to use their tactics until they RUN AND HIDE.

And this is the perfect time to do it.

The fact that they already put out an attack ad against people expressing their opinion shows that they are desperately afraid not only of a grass-roots effort crushing this government-run medical rationing, but that it will contribute to a 2010 groundswell of support for constitutionalist candidates.

GET IN THEIR FACES!!!

7 posted on 08/05/2009 8:16:11 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (It's soft tyranny, folks. It's smiley-faced fascism.)
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To: blondee123

I can hear O whining now. “But Rahm, you said they LOVED me!”


8 posted on 08/05/2009 8:16:33 PM PDT by manic4organic (We Are S0 Screwed)
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To: Frantzie

Looks like that human shield tactic didn’t work out as well as they had hoped.


9 posted on 08/05/2009 8:17:54 PM PDT by MissNomer (Proud member of FR's "Final 300")
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To: Frantzie
Oh Noes! The RW MOBS are showing up!


10 posted on 08/05/2009 8:18:34 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Communism comes to America: 1/20/2009. Keep your powder dry, folks. Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Frantzie

The worst is yet to come when the RINOS confirm Sotomayer ..I can’t believe after all the outrage the RINOS are still willing to give her a pass....She will make laws that will haunt us and our grandkids for generations to come...GOOD GOD we are so cooked!!


11 posted on 08/05/2009 8:18:41 PM PDT by RoseofTexas (Obozo de klown is going down....down...down)
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To: blondee123

well 525 of the sheeple did agree with yes we can. and they all have jobs and are living happily ever after...


12 posted on 08/05/2009 8:18:45 PM PDT by Semperfiwife (Health "care" - by the same folks who run Amtrak and the post office)
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To: Frantzie

Keep it going; keep the pressure on them.


13 posted on 08/05/2009 8:18:57 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: TribalPrincess2U
wouldn't support a completely government-run, single-payer health insurance plan

Right! Well since your master wants it, you will have to support it.

Right, see they are lying right there. If they vote for Bozo's plan that is exactly what they will be supporting.

14 posted on 08/05/2009 8:20:17 PM PDT by calex59
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To: Frantzie

Just a little thought here...been going around my head for days, I’m sure y’all have already discussed it...

The rallying and succesful cry of abortion supporters is
“GOVERNMENT KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF MY BODY”...right?

Aren’t we just demanding the same thing?


15 posted on 08/05/2009 8:20:24 PM PDT by Wife of D
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe

Resist! Challenge them, laugh at them, heckle them.

Do not be afraid. This of your parents and grandparents plus you children’s future.

If you are a baby boomer - you will sadly reach old age faster than you think. We can and will stop this. Get everyone you know to these meeting.

We love sprots and ball games well this is far more important than any college ball game. It is OUR future.


16 posted on 08/05/2009 8:21:23 PM PDT by Frantzie (Lou Dobbs - American Hero! Bill O'Reilly = Liar)
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To: F15Eagle

Get you Obama-Joker T-shirts here:

http://www.zazzle.com/aksarben


17 posted on 08/05/2009 8:22:39 PM PDT by ak267
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To: Tawiskaro

Fantastic. Sadly to freighteningly accurate. We have to stop this. We have to scream bloody murder so the RINOs in the Senate do not vote for it.

Resist! This is OUR future and OUR country.


18 posted on 08/05/2009 8:23:41 PM PDT by Frantzie (Lou Dobbs - American Hero! Bill O'Reilly = Liar)
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To: freedumb2003

The more the better.


19 posted on 08/05/2009 8:24:29 PM PDT by BenLurkin (What is so offensive about liberty that it must be "reformed" out of existence?)
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To: Wife of D

By Jove, I think you git something there.

Let’s tell them that.

“GOVERNMENT KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF MY BODY”

I like it!


20 posted on 08/05/2009 8:25:08 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Many lge corp. successes started with a sm bus., an entrepreneur & a dream. 0 is killing that dream)
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To: Wife of D

Exactly! Great point. Govt keep your hands off my body and my health care.

“I am NOT Soylent Green!”

Resist!


21 posted on 08/05/2009 8:25:17 PM PDT by Frantzie (Lou Dobbs - American Hero! Bill O'Reilly = Liar)
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To: RoseofTexas

Unfortunately, Sotomayer gets confirmed whether or not ‘Pubs support her. This is another reason why 2010 is so important. The next 12-14 months have to be pure screaming hell for Zero.


22 posted on 08/05/2009 8:28:26 PM PDT by joejm65
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To: Frantzie

I liked the part when the guy said he was a big Obama fan, and someone yelled, “Get a job!”


23 posted on 08/05/2009 8:28:29 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Frantzie

Thanks. Feel free to share.


24 posted on 08/05/2009 8:30:34 PM PDT by Tawiskaro
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To: Frantzie
I've rather have you two overlook my health care plan than any private insurance bureaucrat any day."

The student that said this needs to learn English. Then he needs to learn that public bureaucrats will run his health care under Obama's plan, not elected officials. What are they teaching students in Arkansas?!?

25 posted on 08/05/2009 8:31:20 PM PDT by NotSoModerate (Report dissenters to snitch@whitehouse.gov for a $4,500 tax credit)
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To: Frantzie
Vic Snyder told audience members at a forum at Arkansas Children's Hospital that they wouldn't support a completely government-run, single-payer health insurance plan.

Weasel words. So what is he saying - that he would support a 98% government-run, single-payer health insurance plan?

(So maybe he is reserving the remaining 2% for members of Congress who won't have to take the public plan.)

26 posted on 08/05/2009 8:33:13 PM PDT by BusterBear
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Thanks Princess and Frantzie - I thought I was being a dumbass. But it is true, isn’t it? The gub’mint has NO business between me and my doctors, and no business between me and MY GOD who will decide when my time is up.

And dammit! In for a penny....

If I choose to eat a Twinkie (have sex) and gain ten pounds (get pregnant) then it’s MY business and I’ll take care of it how I please! (go on a diet) (get an abortion) and I don’t need men in suits in Washington telling ME what I should do or not do with the extra poundage! THAT’S between me, my doctor, my conscience and my God.

Ok, Judging by the lameness of my posts I HAVE to stop now. But thanks for the hoo-rahs! I appreciate it.


27 posted on 08/05/2009 8:39:47 PM PDT by Wife of D
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To: Frantzie
The Airhead meant Hammer & Sickle rather than Swastika. How would Nazi Nancy know the difference.

Pray for America

28 posted on 08/05/2009 8:40:07 PM PDT by bray (The messiah has no robe)
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To: Frantzie

> The problem with modern medicine is HMOs. They are quite
> different from ordinary insurance companies. Remember they are
> MANAGED CARE entities. They say what doctor we can see, what hoops
> we have to go through to see a doctor or obtain treatment or
> medicines. They require pre-authorizations and they restrict the
> use of certain medicines and procedures. Most importantly, they
> bog the system with delays which hurt patients.
>
> HMO horror stories are many. If you don’t like HMOs, you will not
> like Federal Government managed care even more.
>
> We need to consider and push for alternatives.
>
>
>
> We need tax credits to buy our own health insurance from
> non-profit insurance companies which will really spread the risk
> rather than HMOs which pay huge salaries to CEOs and dividends to
> shareholders.
>
> Tax credits, as most know, come right off your income tax owed
> rather than as a deduction from your income, as does the itemized
> or standard deductions. Therefore, those who don’t owe any taxes
> can be given a subsidy to purchase insurance.
>
> Religious organizations, business entities and doctor’s groups
> could establish non-profit health insurance entities. There would
> be no shareholder dividends and salaries of executives could be
> kept reasonable and not based on profits. It is my understanding
> that some of the early Blue Cross Blue Shields were non-profit.
>
> Other ideas are doctor’s groups establishing clinics which see
> thirty percent or so of indigent or low payer patients and seventy
> percent of concierge patients who pay some $1,200.00 a year for
> unlimited access to the doctors. This has been tried with some
> success alrady.
>
> We can come up with alternatives.
>


29 posted on 08/05/2009 8:44:46 PM PDT by amihow
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To: Frantzie
"I'm a huge Obama fan," college student Jacob Kauffman told the crowd, which responded with a smattering of applause and a few chants of "Get a job."

Kauffman continued, "I was at mad at (Ross and Snyder) for not standing up for stronger health care reform. But after seeing this crowd tonight, I'm pleased with seeing what you have done. I've rather have you two overlook my health care plan than any private insurance bureaucrat any day.

This kid's a typical moron and the poster child of why kids shouldn't be allowed to vote until they've lived in the real world. He thinks that his congressmen are going to be looking over his healthcare. Moron. The same bureaucrat, or at least same kind of bureaucrat, is going to be looking over your healthcare. Your congressmen won't have a thing to do with it after it's handed over to the "National Healthcare Czar" and when the Government runs out of money to pay your bills, then we'll hear "well we have to raise taxes or we have to cut benefits" every election cycle.

Your care will be crap. The employees at the government run system will be lazy and moronic - because they don't have to be effective to keep their jobs. The policies will shift with the wind, and NO billionaire or rich pharma company is going to spend hundreds of millions of dollars looking for cures to diseases because they can no longer make money from their discovery and hard work. Our healthcare infrastructure in 20 years will look like the current school system - in shambles.

This kid is a big supporter of Obama because he speaks in platitudes and promises the world an "amazingly better" way. If he could deliver this "amazingly better" way, don't you think we would have done it already?

30 posted on 08/05/2009 8:47:50 PM PDT by dannyboy72a (The President of the United States should not be selling me insurance or lightbulbs)
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To: BusterBear

These Blue Dogs sold their souls to the Devil (Rahm/O) to get elected and now they are screwed.

KEep the pressure on - this is another Alinsky tactic.


31 posted on 08/05/2009 8:47:55 PM PDT by Frantzie (Lou Dobbs - American Hero! Bill O'Reilly = Liar)
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To: RoseofTexas

Soto can’t make any laws on her own, cmon. And she replaces a whacko eugenics loving lib. Its bad, real bad, but not THAT bad.


32 posted on 08/05/2009 8:57:15 PM PDT by HerrBlucher
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To: Frantzie
Kauffman continued, "I was at mad at (Ross and Snyder) for not standing up for stronger health care reform. But after seeing this crowd tonight, I'm pleased with seeing what you have done. I've rather have you two overlook my health care plan than any private insurance bureaucrat any day."

Skull full of mush.

33 posted on 08/05/2009 9:11:43 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: Frantzie

These “Blue Dogs” do have a big problem on their hands.

If they vote for this bill........they will lose reelection.

If they vote against.......they have to face the wrath of the Ballerina Czar for the next year or so and look at open opposition from the DNC to their run including no election funds from the party.

They’re screwed either way they go.

If I a Blue Dog in the House, supposedly conservative and all, I gotta go with my gut and face the consequences. Voting/Running against Obama is the surest way to gain popularity in their districts right now.


34 posted on 08/05/2009 9:27:29 PM PDT by JoenTX (do it lo)
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To: Wife of D
That's exactly right and we're not asking for the right to kill someone else in the bargain.

Government, stay out of my hospital room!

Government, stay out of my doctor's office!

Government, stay out of my medicine cabinet!

Government, leave my body alone!

35 posted on 08/05/2009 9:31:29 PM PDT by TigersEye (0bama: "I can see Mecca from the WH portico." --- Google - Cloward-Piven Strategy)
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To: NotSoModerate
What are they teaching students in Arkansas?!?

Well, there is a reason that my husband and I sacrifice big time to send our kids to the Catholic school downtown rather than the public school that I can see from my back door...

36 posted on 08/05/2009 9:32:14 PM PDT by Hoosier Catholic Momma (Arkansas resident of Hoosier upbringing--Yankee with a southern twang)
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To: JoenTX

If I were them (and I never would because I would not sel my soul to the devil) - I would beon the phone with the GOP. If they defected and voted against it - they might have a some career.

If they stand up to Rahm-O - they will have a primary opponent with lots of money.

Still most people do not like rats who switch parties but it worked for Richard Shelby in AL.

If the GOP and Michael Steele had any brains - they would be on the phone. These AR Blue Dogs could also get Arkancide-ed for their troubles.


37 posted on 08/05/2009 9:35:38 PM PDT by Frantzie (Lou Dobbs - American Hero! Bill O'Reilly = Liar)
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To: TigersEye

“Government, stay out of my hospital room!

Government, stay out of my doctor’s office!

Government, stay out of my medicine cabinet!

Government, leave my body alone! “

AMEN!!!!!!

and thanks. :)


38 posted on 08/05/2009 9:36:46 PM PDT by Wife of D
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To: blondee123

Who in their right mind would support Obama’s Deathcare? Maybe the elites in Government can opt out but the most of us can’t—we will be the ones to take the poison pill whe the Government believes we are no longer of service to the state. Even the old Soviet Union wasn’t quite this bad.


39 posted on 08/05/2009 9:41:11 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Frantzie; All
FYI, link and artwork from a blog I inhabit:

gawdammit. New Obamacare logo

 
http://my.barackobama.com/page/content/organizingforhealthcare2

A little 'eagle wings' of the caduceus, triumphant.
Some Albert Speer lighting effects.
And a mob of zombies.
Just great.


 
 
 



40 posted on 08/06/2009 2:31:56 AM PDT by backhoe (All across America, the Lights are going out...)
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To: Frantzie

We need to publish a “Chicken List” of all congressmen who are afraid and cancel their town hall meetings.


41 posted on 08/06/2009 2:54:56 AM PDT by AdaGray (uw)
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To: pulaskibush; kcvl; TheBattman; 09Patriot; DCBryan1; parsifal; Uncle Ivan; Arkinsaw

Proud of my fellow Arkansans ! Resist Obamunism! - Ping.


42 posted on 08/06/2009 6:15:01 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (CITIZENS OF LIBERTY! RISE UP AND DEFEAT THE EVIL BEAST, OBAMUNISM!)
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To: OB1kNOb

For any Arkansas FReepers who might want to attend...there is a health care tea party type demonstration at Rep. Boozman’s office here in Fort Smith on Sat., August 22nd at noon. Either check the AR state board here on FR or send me a FReepmail for details. We are taking our four offspring and heading over there (we don’t live very far from the office). Hope to see some FReepers there!


43 posted on 08/06/2009 6:18:19 AM PDT by Hoosier Catholic Momma (Arkansas resident of Hoosier upbringing--Yankee with a southern twang)
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To: Frantzie

But, but, but...
DON’T YOU UNDERSTAND????

ONLY ACORN and approved Taxpayer-supported Democrat groups like Rainbow-PUSH or the SEIU are allowed to protest like this!!

If WE do it, it’s REICH-WING TACTICS, reminiscent of Hitler and Germany! Using Democrat’s own tactics aagainst them is NAZI-like!!

HOW DARE WE!!

Or, as it’s being spun on KOS:

“URGENT: Tommorrow Stop Them in Denver.
by pronin2
Wed Aug 05, 2009 at 06:22:53 PM PDT

The tea baggers are taking their cues and shutting down our democracy -again. They did it in 2000. Now they are doing it with healthcare reform. They tell Chris Dodd to commit suicide. They physically threaten dem congress persons. Tonight we learn of death threats against Rep Miller of NC just for wanting to host a townall. The police are involved and its deemed too dangerous to go on with t he event. Tommorrow we have a chance to tell these people no!

These Right wing tactics are ones we know well. My family learned them back in Europe. In the 30s poltical discussion was shut down by thugs comming to potlical salons etc and by using threats and violence shut down their right to speak openly.”

The meme is being set, and MANY in the MSM are only too happy to play along! Remember, we are TOO WELL DRESSED to be anything but PAID PROTESTORS!!


44 posted on 08/06/2009 6:23:19 AM PDT by tcrlaf ("Hope" is the most Evil of all Evils"-Neitzsche)
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To: Frantzie

Hmmm...the Obama Kill Yo’ Mama health plan is getting serious pushback. I wonder why?


45 posted on 08/06/2009 6:25:26 AM PDT by Pharmboy (Who ever thought we would long for the days of the Clinton administration...)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

That’s one thing about these leftists/statists -

they try to claim that they only want “a little bit of socialism”,

as if the government will restrain itself,
and the people in the bureaucracies will restrain themselves.

I guess it goes back to THE basis of their ideological error:
that humanity is basically good instead of depraved.


46 posted on 08/06/2009 6:28:20 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: Tawiskaro

Great graphic - copied (stole) it to my own album.

One question about your photobucket album... Camel Anus?


47 posted on 08/06/2009 6:31:31 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: Wife of D

It’s “keep your laws off my body”.

Yes, we should have signs to that effect.

There’s NOTHING that makes a leftist more
angry than having their slogans shoved back
in their own faces.


48 posted on 08/06/2009 6:32:34 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: NotSoModerate

That statement reveals the worldview they teach in schools -

the basic “goodness” of mankind,
instead of his basic depravity and likelihood to do evil if given the power to do so.

I’m guessing “Lord of the Flies” is not taught anymore.


49 posted on 08/06/2009 6:34:27 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: OB1kNOb

Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark) Fundraiser
(for her re-election campaign)

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

5:00 - 6:30 pm

Myrtelle’s House (owned by Richard/Vertis Mason)
323 W. Oak
El Dorado, Arkansas

$250 minimum contribution

blancheforsenate.com


50 posted on 08/06/2009 9:12:20 AM PDT by kcvl
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