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Obama to Senate: Don't "Jam" Through Health Care Until Brown Seated
RealClearPolitics ^ | January 20, 2010 | RealClearPolitics

Posted on 01/20/2010 11:54:29 AM PST by ianschwartz

ABC News: President Obama warned Democrats in Congress today not to "jam" a health care reform bill through now that they've lost their commanding majority in the Senate, and said they must wait for newly elected Massachusetts Republican Scott Brown to be sworn into office.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: barackobama; obama; obamacare

1 posted on 01/20/2010 11:54:30 AM PST by ianschwartz
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To: ianschwartz

Hmmm. From the President on down, an awful lot of the Dems appear to have the heebie-jeebies.


2 posted on 01/20/2010 11:55:54 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: ianschwartz

0bama to Congress yesterday: “Jam through a healthcare bill before Brown is seated.”
0bama to Congress today: “Don’t jam through a healthcare bill before Brown is seated.”


3 posted on 01/20/2010 11:56:51 AM PST by counterpunch (In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem. Government is the problem.)
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To: La Lydia

The senate has already voted.

Notice O, Webb, Byah say nothing about a “House Vote”.
Only about a senate vote.


4 posted on 01/20/2010 11:57:58 AM PST by tennmountainman
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To: ianschwartz

Ya! Nod Nod, Wink Wink..........


5 posted on 01/20/2010 11:58:00 AM PST by ncfool (The new USSA - United Socialst States of AmeriKa. Welcome to Obummers world.)
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To: counterpunch

wonder WHAT those sneaky bastards are up to NOW!


6 posted on 01/20/2010 11:58:30 AM PST by Muzzle_em (~Barbara Boxer, you are going down)
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To: ianschwartz

Fox News just now reporting that Harry Reid has also stated that the Senate will not move on Healthcare until Brown is seated.


7 posted on 01/20/2010 11:58:39 AM PST by steelyourfaith (Freedom from fat cat greedy Big Government tyranny IS a Right ... It IS the Constitution.)
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To: ianschwartz

... and Harry says to Miss Nancy: “why is that guy so uppity, talkin’ to us like that!”


8 posted on 01/20/2010 11:58:43 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: tennmountainman
Jim Webb already said no vote should be taken on health care until Brown is seated. And it will take days before a bill is ready for a vote.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find only things evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelogus

9 posted on 01/20/2010 11:59:39 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: ianschwartz

Yeah, hold off while he works on Snow the misfit.


10 posted on 01/20/2010 12:01:17 PM PST by Logical me (Oh, well!!!)
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To: ianschwartz

Trying to staunch the bloodletting.

To paraphrase that disgusting DemoPervert show:

“It’s the Brand New ‘Political First Aide Manual for Demmies!’ from Spishack!”


11 posted on 01/20/2010 12:02:10 PM PST by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi!)
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To: La Lydia

They can’t pass it.

And don’t have the votes for Nuclear option either.

So this is empty headlines,to make it appear they aren’t going to ‘jam’ it through.

Sickening.


12 posted on 01/20/2010 12:02:54 PM PST by Freddd (CNN is not credible.)
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To: La Lydia

They can’t pass it.

And don’t have the votes for Nuclear option either.

So this is empty headlines,to make it appear they aren’t going to ‘jam’ it through.

He thinks he will give Brown ‘the talk’ and mesmerize him, too.

Sickening.


13 posted on 01/20/2010 12:03:54 PM PST by Freddd (CNN is not credible.)
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To: ianschwartz

Seat him first and then jam it through?


14 posted on 01/20/2010 12:04:29 PM PST by Genoa (Luke 12:2)
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To: ianschwartz

I’ll believe it when he says it in Arabic.


15 posted on 01/20/2010 12:04:36 PM PST by SlowBoat407 (Social Justice is the goal of all liberal legislation.)
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To: Freddd

exactly. If he thought he had the votes he’d jam it through.

In the meantime watch for the attempted buying of a RINO’s vote.


16 posted on 01/20/2010 12:04:44 PM PST by Tigercap
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To: ianschwartz

BUT HIS LIPS ARE MOVING


17 posted on 01/20/2010 12:05:51 PM PST by chiefqc
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To: ianschwartz

They must have thought we were kidding.


18 posted on 01/20/2010 12:06:26 PM PST by envisio (Need tires? See my profile.)
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To: La Lydia

Sounds like Obummer is all “wee-weed up”.


19 posted on 01/20/2010 12:06:36 PM PST by OCCASparky (Obama--Playing a West Wing fantasy in a '24' world.)
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To: ianschwartz

Nancy the witch does not like being told what to do


20 posted on 01/20/2010 12:06:36 PM PST by bestintxas
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To: La Lydia
Hmmm. From the President on down, an awful lot of the Dems appear to have the heebie-jeebies.

Yep, they are getting all wee-weed up. Enough, surprisingly, to slow down their thrust of beating swords into hammers and sickles ...

21 posted on 01/20/2010 12:06:43 PM PST by SFConservative
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To: ianschwartz

Obama is scum. The only reason he is saying this is because the Senate already told him last night they refuse to go along with any nefarious plans. Specifically, Senator Webb (D-WV) already went public with this notion last night, namely no more Senate votes on ObamaCare until Brown is seated. This was a clear shot across the bow of the Obamunists from the rank and file Senators that they better back off trying to railroad the Senate. The House is in the process of sending similar signals.

Obama is merely trying to parrot what he thinks people want to hear based on a fait accompli outside of his control.

The real leader here is Webb. Obama is merely the follower.

We can expect a lot more of this pseudo-populist nonsense from Obama in the coming weeks as he switches gear and trys to pretend like he’s one of us, has our best interests at heart, and oh, definitively not an ideologue.

In fact, I can’t wait until that Nixonian moment when Obama is so hounded to his knees that he must declare: “I am not an idologue.” And just like Nixon, no one will beleive it.


22 posted on 01/20/2010 12:07:24 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Made from The Right Stuff)
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To: OCCASparky

You beat me by 7 seconds ...


23 posted on 01/20/2010 12:08:14 PM PST by SFConservative
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To: Freddd

Right. The ObamaCare bill is going nowhere...at the moment, and saying this costs them nothing, but may score points with a “magnanimous” sound bite.


24 posted on 01/20/2010 12:08:45 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: ianschwartz

As if Congress answers to him anyway.


25 posted on 01/20/2010 12:09:17 PM PST by Eagle Eye (The last thing I want to do is hurt you, but it is still on my list.)
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To: Muzzle_em

I think its called “cutting your losses.”


26 posted on 01/20/2010 12:09:55 PM PST by counterpunch (In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem. Government is the problem.)
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To: ianschwartz

They are scared. Obama is a wussy, a spineless jellyfish. He knows Brown’s election smacks his idea of Communism around. We the People have also been extremely vocal. He’s backing down to make it seem that defeat of the bill is his idea when it was his idea for the bill in the first place. Coward.


27 posted on 01/20/2010 12:10:22 PM PST by CodeToad (If it weren't for physics and law enforcement I'd be unstoppable!)
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To: counterpunch

I still CANNOT BELIEVE Brown won!
I’m THRILLED!

I still cannot believe it though. I didn’t think he would beat the DEM VOTE FRAUD MACHINE.
If we KNEW which ballots were dead voters, repeat voters, etc., I wonder how much larger his percentage would have been.


28 posted on 01/20/2010 12:15:11 PM PST by Muzzle_em (~Barbara Boxer, you are going down)
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To: counterpunch

I still CANNOT BELIEVE Brown won!
I’m THRILLED!

I still cannot believe it though. I didn’t think he would beat the DEM VOTE FRAUD MACHINE.
If we KNEW which ballots were dead voters, repeat voters, etc., I wonder how much larger his percentage would have been.


29 posted on 01/20/2010 12:15:15 PM PST by Muzzle_em (~Barbara Boxer, you are going down)
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To: ianschwartz
All of a sudden, 0bozo the commie pig usurper, goes conciliatory on us. Gee, what happened to the "I won" arrogant SOB from a year ago? What happened to the "Gotta pass this health care monstrosity NOW -- by Aug 2009 break, ooops no, gotta pass it by Oct.... ooops, no, gotta pass it by Nov Thanksgiving.... oooops, no, gotta pass it by Christmas....oooops no, gotta pass it before 0bozo's Dissaster of the Union campaign speech.....oooops, no, gotta pass it before Scott Brown is sworn in as senator.....oooops, no problem, we can wait till Brown is sworn in".

Huh?

This RAT bastard 0bozo has come up with multiple deadlines, the sky is falling crisis scenarios, etc., and all of a sudden he goes conciliatory after a year of strident marxist-socialism. Could it be that finally yesterday was even a wake up call for this retarded socialist-fascist-commie pig usurper????

In any case, we STILL gotta vote this 0bozo commie out or impeach him as soon as possible. He stills wants to destroy Amerika with his socialist-fascist-commie agenda.

30 posted on 01/20/2010 12:16:11 PM PST by rcrngroup
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To: counterpunch

(some satire)

Obama had a meeting with Bill Clinton. Asked his advice on what to do now that Brown won.

Bill said, “if you are surrounded by Injuns, then run to the center of the circled wagons and hide. It worked for me.”


31 posted on 01/20/2010 12:18:36 PM PST by UCANSEE2
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To: Tigercap

No GOP senator is going to leave the reservation, particularly following Scott Brown’s election.

McConnell has done an outstanding job keeping the caucus together.

Does anyone seriously believe that Snowe or Collins would undermine a brand-new GOP senator elected from New England - their region? Get real.


32 posted on 01/20/2010 12:22:48 PM PST by mwl8787
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To: La Lydia

Or, they have a way paved out to jam it through as soon as Brown is seated.


33 posted on 01/20/2010 12:23:10 PM PST by NEMDF
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To: La Lydia

Or, they have a way paved out to jam it through as soon as Brown is seated.


34 posted on 01/20/2010 12:24:45 PM PST by NEMDF
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To: rcrngroup

Obama’s not the engineer on the train, he’s just the lead conductor.


35 posted on 01/20/2010 12:24:46 PM PST by UCANSEE2
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To: ianschwartz

A bit gun-shy are we, bambi? Well, you should be. BTW, get my coffee.


36 posted on 01/20/2010 12:30:01 PM PST by ScottinVA (Yo, Congress!!! CAN YOU HEAR US NOW???!?!!!)
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To: ianschwartz
It doesn't really matter what Obama "says". Rahm Emanuel dictates what happens and when. Like Harold Ickes in the Clinton White House, Emanuel is the man behind the curtain.

When Rahm Emanuel sleeps, Obama falls to the floor.

37 posted on 01/20/2010 12:30:51 PM PST by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Deb
Rahm Emanuel dictates what happens and when.

I would agree insofar as for those physically in the White House, but I'll bet Rahm gets his marching orders from Soros. He's just the conduit to 0bama.

38 posted on 01/20/2010 12:34:23 PM PST by ScottinVA (Yo, Congress!!! CAN YOU HEAR US NOW???!?!!!)
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To: ianschwartz

re: now that they’ve lost their commanding majority

I would hardly call a majority that could be erased with the loss of a single vote a “commanding” majority. If it takes 60 votes to pass something and you do it with 60 votes you’ve hardly exercised a commanding majority!


39 posted on 01/20/2010 12:35:32 PM PST by jwparkerjr
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To: ianschwartz
Going out with today's mail:

The honorable [boxer/feinstein/pelosi/lofgren]

Dear Ms [boxer/feinstein/pelosi/lofgren]

Re: Healthcare, Coakley and you.

You're next.

Regards, [s] nully

40 posted on 01/20/2010 12:40:07 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 364 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: ScottinVA

Absolutely. Soros is in control of the checkbook that is financing the march to destroy this country.


41 posted on 01/20/2010 12:43:12 PM PST by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: ianschwartz; Admin Moderator

This should be Breaking News.


42 posted on 01/20/2010 12:53:37 PM PST by matt1234 (36-month arugula futures are down sharply in early trading)
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To: ianschwartz

It’s a set up.

Push the Death Care through and the DEMS are toast.

Wait on Brown and then say the Repubs kept it from happening.

Betting on energizing their wacko left base by not getting the bill through.

Fault with this strategy: The wacko left is too nutty and lazy to hang in for the long haul.


43 posted on 01/20/2010 1:06:14 PM PST by Happyinmygarden (Yes, actually, I have pretty much seen and heard it all before...)
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To: ianschwartz

It’s a set up.

Push the Death Care through and the DEMS are toast.

Wait on Brown and then say the Repubs kept it from happening.

Betting on energizing their wacko left base by not getting the bill through.

Fault with this strategy: The wacko left is too nutty and lazy to hang in for the long haul.


44 posted on 01/20/2010 1:08:26 PM PST by Happyinmygarden (Yes, actually, I have pretty much seen and heard it all before...)
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