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Dems slam Bachmann on health care claims
StarTribune ^ | 10/08/09 | BOB VON STERNBERG

Posted on 10/08/2009 8:25:58 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo

For the second time in less than a month, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has painted a bull's eye on a Minnesota Republican, targeting Rep. Michele Bachmann.

The Democrats' "Call 'Em Out" Internet campaign was launched last month, featuring Gov. Tim Pawlenty's criticisms of President Obama's plans to overhaul the nation's health care system.

The new posting, launched today, lambastes Bachmann's similar criticisms of the health care bills moving through Congress.

"Too many Americans live with the painful consequences of our broken health care system to let Bachmann's reckless lies go unchecked," the Democrats said in an e-mail. "So this week, we're calling her out."

The campaign takes its cue from Obama, who said last month that "we will call you out" on misrepresentations of his health care proposals.

(Excerpt) Read more at startribune.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: bachmann; callemout; democrats; democratscorruption; dnc; liberalfascism
If you're drawing flak.....you're over the target.
1 posted on 10/08/2009 8:25:59 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Like Sarah, she’s got the right instincts.


2 posted on 10/08/2009 8:27:13 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

“If you’re drawing flak.....you’re over the target.”

Can someone suggest a new cliche, I’m going to scream if I read this one again!

no offense :)


3 posted on 10/08/2009 8:27:57 AM PDT by wilco200 (11/4/08 - The Day America Jumped the Shark)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

I agree. She must have hit a nerve!


4 posted on 10/08/2009 8:28:45 AM PDT by marstegreg
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To: wilco200

“If it doesn’t fit — you must acquit.”


5 posted on 10/08/2009 8:29:08 AM PDT by BenLurkin (Brave amateurs....they do their part.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

I try to give till it hurts Dims.

http://www.michelebachmann.com/contribute.php


6 posted on 10/08/2009 8:30:51 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

There for a minute I actually thought the Dems were after Rangel for his misdeeds — But that would be too much to ask, since the Dems can always hide behind their media parrots.

If you have a few extra dollars, she can probably make good use of them. If your Rep is a rotten one, adopt someone like Michelle and help her out.


7 posted on 10/08/2009 8:32:45 AM PDT by Tarpon (Oba-Mao is a reader, not a leader ...)
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To: Tarpon

She’s not my Rep. but I send her money, just the same.....


8 posted on 10/08/2009 8:34:15 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR.....Monthly Donors Wanted.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
"Too many Americans live with the painful consequences of our broken health care system to let Bachmann's reckless lies go unchecked," the Democrats said in an e-mail. "So this week, we're calling her out."

And who broke it? You guys! Unprincipled statist vote-whores like LBJ! Now you think you can stand there and bemoan the situation, as if the solution would be to do something YOU support??

9 posted on 10/08/2009 8:34:28 AM PDT by Still Thinking (If ignorance is bliss, liberals must be ecstatic!)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

I think, unlike taking down Sarah, this “call them out” policy could easily backfire on them. It will bring to light alot of issues the media has been ingnoring. It might actually work to her advantage.


10 posted on 10/08/2009 8:34:37 AM PDT by marstegreg
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
From the article:

Last week, Bachmann raised the specter of schoolhouse abortions if the House Democrats' health reform overhaul becomes law. She suggested that the provisions of the bill would allow young girls to get abortion referrals from what she referred to as "sex clinics."

Interesting that the article doesn't mention any attempt by the democRATs to actually refute the claim.

11 posted on 10/08/2009 8:34:38 AM PDT by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

I got their email. My response was short and began with the word “bulls***” (without asterisks).


12 posted on 10/08/2009 8:35:14 AM PDT by sand lake bar (Government leftists beware: "I have five dollars for each of you")
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Acorn thinks they have power in MN, since they managed to steal the election for Franken.


13 posted on 10/08/2009 8:35:55 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: The_Victor

Nice catch....


14 posted on 10/08/2009 8:35:55 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR.....Monthly Donors Wanted.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

That’s the wining strategy. My Rep is solid, so I look for needy ones to adopt. The reps can always give some of their cash to other needy reps.


15 posted on 10/08/2009 8:35:58 AM PDT by Tarpon (Oba-Mao is a reader, not a leader ...)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Truth-to-power Bachmann is awesome!


16 posted on 10/08/2009 8:38:07 AM PDT by pke
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

My response to those who say Obamacare will not cost us? Do you REALLY think there is $400 billion from fraud to be cut in Medicare? Ask Senior citizens. Medicare already denies much in health care to Seniors. That’s a $400 billion lie that needs to be ‘called out’.


17 posted on 10/08/2009 8:45:43 AM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: marstegreg
I think, unlike taking down Sarah, this “call them out” policy could easily backfire on them. It will bring to light alot of issues the media has been ingnoring. It might actually work to her advantage.

What are you talking about? Every time they talk down to Sarah, about five minutes later she has them slowing turning on a spit over the flames of public opinion dripping statist fat into the embers. Every time they say something snarky about her, it legitimizes her and puts her more squarely in the public eye.

18 posted on 10/08/2009 8:52:25 AM PDT by Still Thinking (If ignorance is bliss, liberals must be ecstatic!)
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To: originalbuckeye

And like someone said at one of the town halls, if there is that much waste and fraud and you know where it is, why isn’t it already gone instead of being used to trade for new statist intrusion?


19 posted on 10/08/2009 8:53:26 AM PDT by Still Thinking (If ignorance is bliss, liberals must be ecstatic!)
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To: Still Thinking

Agree.


20 posted on 10/08/2009 8:55:19 AM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: wilco200

“If the patient is screaming you hit the sore spot.”

How’s that?


21 posted on 10/08/2009 8:56:10 AM PDT by ElenaM
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To: ElenaM

Time to get the crowbar then.


22 posted on 10/08/2009 8:57:05 AM PDT by Still Thinking (If ignorance is bliss, liberals must be ecstatic!)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

They’re really proud of that ‘Call You Out’ website, aren’t they? ROFL!

Let them be proud of their lies...there are 50-1 websites on the internet calling out THEIR lies.


23 posted on 10/08/2009 8:58:10 AM PDT by RowdyFFC (Nancy Pelosi...please deny her any health care....)
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To: wilco200

How about: if the construction worker’s hollering at you, you got the goods.


24 posted on 10/08/2009 9:09:18 AM PDT by Tublecane
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

“People are beginning to realise that Obama is a socialist,” said Ms Bachmann. “And that is not the way America is.”

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/6559c650-b36e-11de-ae8d-00144feab49a.html


25 posted on 10/08/2009 9:10:10 AM PDT by VRWCTexan (Obama-scare is the "real" Cash for Clunker Program!)
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To: wilco200

“Through a rock at a pack of dogs. The one that yelps is the one that got hit.”


26 posted on 10/08/2009 9:24:34 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (III)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
For the second time in less than a month, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has painted a bull's eye on a Minnesota Republican, targeting Rep. Michele Bachmann. The Democrats' "Call 'Em Out" Internet campaign was launched last month...

They should just change the name of the party to Alinskycrats. Pick a target, personalize it, polarize it...

27 posted on 10/08/2009 9:27:56 AM PDT by denydenydeny ("I'm sure this goes against everything you've been taught, but right and wrong do exist"-Dr House)
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To: Dead Corpse
Moron. Proof read.

"Throw..."

Throw up through a tough trough on the thoroughfare.

28 posted on 10/08/2009 9:31:35 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (III)
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To: Still Thinking

I meant how they polarized her, and took her down during the election. But, she is one tough cookie. She didn’t quit. I give her props. I am a little sad that she didn’t find her voice sooner. It would be a different America. Perhaps people just weren’t ready to listen then but , I agree, they are listening now.


29 posted on 10/08/2009 9:34:16 AM PDT by marstegreg
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To: Dead Corpse

Hey - be nicer to him - he’s a lot like you! ;)


30 posted on 10/08/2009 9:35:01 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: wilco200
Can someone suggest a new cliche, I’m going to scream if I read this one again!

Who cares what the Dims think. How about that?

31 posted on 10/08/2009 9:41:04 AM PDT by Nuc1 (NUC1 Sub pusher SSN 668 (Liberals Aren't Patriots))
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To: marstegreg

Yeah, as well as many took to her during the campaign, she needed some experience at how the game is played at that level. Once she understood the ground rules, she seems to be kicking ass and taking names.


32 posted on 10/08/2009 10:01:33 AM PDT by Still Thinking (If ignorance is bliss, liberals must be ecstatic!)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
... Bachmann's reckless lies ...

She should go on the floor of the House and demand an apology from the Democrats. She should call upon the President to demand civility from his party. It won't happen, but it might be some good theater.

33 posted on 10/08/2009 10:09:45 AM PDT by Gee Wally
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

Nicer? You try and live with him for 40 years... ;-)


34 posted on 10/08/2009 10:16:21 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (III)
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To: Still Thinking

I really like her. I feel that she is more like one of us, than one of “them”. I know they are afraid because given the chance, she would clean house. They are going to fight her to the death. I hope she is ready.


35 posted on 10/08/2009 10:41:39 AM PDT by marstegreg
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To: marstegreg

I like her too and I’m proud of her. I think from what I’ve seen, she could pull off a credible House race in ‘10. Can’t really tell if she’s ready to run for President / VP, but surely she will be by ‘12, as far as she’s come in only a year.


36 posted on 10/08/2009 10:52:38 AM PDT by Still Thinking (If ignorance is bliss, liberals must be ecstatic!)
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To: marstegreg

I mean, she twitters, and Obama mentions her by name in his speech. How’s that for impact?


37 posted on 10/08/2009 10:53:13 AM PDT by Still Thinking (If ignorance is bliss, liberals must be ecstatic!)
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To: Still Thinking

I am kind of glad that she learned this lesson right out of the gate. She is young enough to bounce back, and luckily for her, Obama has alot more water under his bridge now than she has under hers. He has given her so much ammunition that she really can fight “the powers that be”this time! This time she will hold all the cards. She earned it.


38 posted on 10/08/2009 11:00:55 AM PDT by marstegreg
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To: The_Victor

It’s a common theme with the left -

the actual egregious policies or behavior are ignored,

but if you point them out, YOU’RE the bad guy.


39 posted on 10/08/2009 11:02:45 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: ElenaM

Just as long as it doesn’t get quiet. “It’s always quietest right before the SAM goes up the tailpipe.”


40 posted on 10/08/2009 11:05:28 AM PDT by CholeraJoe (Member of AARP - Armed And Really Pi$$ED!)
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To: CholeraJoe

LOL


41 posted on 10/08/2009 11:09:04 AM PDT by ElenaM
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To: wilco200

Okay. If you’re not making waves you are not underway.


42 posted on 10/08/2009 2:51:19 PM PDT by Jacquerie (An elective despotism was not the government we fought for - James Madison)
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