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Momentum is Growing to Pass Health Care This Week (and momentum grows to vote out their sorry asses)
fox news ^ | 3/14/2010 | fox news

Posted on 03/14/2010 7:11:54 AM PDT by tobyhill

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs expressed confidence Sunday that the House will pass a Senate version of health insurance reform that is tied up by lawmakers doubtful that the Senate bill can be fixed after it's signed into law.

"I think there's growing momentum in Congress that we can't do nothing," Gibbs told "Fox News Sunday."

Administration officials are on full-court press to push forward the legislation. Republican Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, a former Illinois representative, wrote an op-ed that appeared Sunday urging Congress to pass President Obama's plan, claiming that more than 40 million Americans lack access to care.

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1 posted on 03/14/2010 7:11:54 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill
claiming that more than 40 million Americans lack access to care.

THAT BIG LIE REPEATED AD-NAUSEUM!

2 posted on 03/14/2010 7:23:21 AM PDT by MrDem (Founder: Democrats for Cheney/Palin 2012)
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To: tobyhill

“I think there’s growing momentum in Congress that we can’t do nothing,”

A modest, even tepid, defense of the ill-colored lunchmeat that is ObamaCare. Not exactly the confidence of William Tecumseh Sherman there, Bob.


3 posted on 03/14/2010 7:23:33 AM PDT by lurk
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To: tobyhill
...claiming that more than 40 million Americans lack access to care.

Pishposh. Of the dark abysm and topmost pinnacle variety.

4 posted on 03/14/2010 7:29:31 AM PDT by John Valentine
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To: MrDem
They want to put 40 million people (illegals included) on Medicaid rolls at the expense of everyone else that pays for their own insurance or has it as a benefit of their job.
Keep in mind, this will include every drug dealer, pimp, prostitute, pedophile, parolee, etc.
5 posted on 03/14/2010 7:29:56 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

Tar
Feathers


6 posted on 03/14/2010 7:31:00 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: tobyhill

The Tea Party better show up in D.C. this week or it’s over. People around D.C. need to shut the damn place down.


7 posted on 03/14/2010 7:32:40 AM PDT by TC Builders
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
Tar
Feathers

ROPE

8 posted on 03/14/2010 7:35:38 AM PDT by unixfox (The 13th Amendment Abolished Slavery, The 16th Amendment Reinstated It !)
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To: tobyhill

“Momentum is Growing”, a common term in NewSpeak, can easily be translated into English. The translation: “We don’t have the votes”.


9 posted on 03/14/2010 7:36:45 AM PDT by InterceptPoint
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To: tobyhill

Wow what’s to account for the “growing momentum” in Congress when the opposite movement is growing among the people? Better and better bribes and arm-twistings?


10 posted on 03/14/2010 7:37:59 AM PDT by browniexyz
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To: tobyhill

If this mess passes, especially by some parliamentary trick, members of Congress better don flak vests when they come home for the Easter recess.


11 posted on 03/14/2010 7:47:00 AM PDT by The Great RJ ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money." M. Thatcher)
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To: tobyhill
Well what a shock! Momentum just happens to be growing right before the deadline set weeks ago for the vote... And oddly enough, my check of the RealClearPolitcs.com poll average shows virtually no change in the approval level for healthcare. Perhaps he meant to say nomentum...
12 posted on 03/14/2010 7:48:41 AM PDT by apillar
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To: InterceptPoint

I really hope you are right. I hope this gets soundly beaten. Beaten so bad it will never again raise it’s ugly head.


13 posted on 03/14/2010 7:50:52 AM PDT by Dutch Boy
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To: InterceptPoint
“Momentum is Growing”, a common term in NewSpeak, can easily be translated into English. The translation: “We don’t have the votes”.

Exactly. I hear AxelDork this AM and the same tepid stock answer.."Well we can't sit around and do nothing, the President...blah, blah, 40 million, blah, blah, insurance companies, blah, blah" Has an actual vote been scheduled? I have scoured the net and found nothing, all I hear is sound bites and continued braggadocio and puffery on the chances of it passing. Talk about grandstanding, Fraulein Pelosi telling members not to leave and the messiah postponing his Jihad vacation with is progeny and the transsexual.

14 posted on 03/14/2010 7:54:36 AM PDT by pburgh01
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To: tobyhill

There has been growing momentum to reject the Senate bill from the American people.


15 posted on 03/14/2010 7:57:07 AM PDT by ricks_place
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To: The Great RJ
If this thing passes then the GOP will take over the House and Senate in just a few months and Obama will be an instant lame duck.
I will be curious how the Rats will explain to 85% of the American people why their premiums didn't decrease if this things gets shoved down our throats.
I also want to see them explain to the American people why pedophiles are getting free healthcare at the expense of taxpayers.
16 posted on 03/14/2010 8:08:35 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill
Voting them out is only the first step.

If my guess is correct, the bribes these guys'll be getting will ensure that losing their seats will come as no loss.

We have to watch every single Rep to see where they go. Who hires them. Who's paying them. What they got for their votes.

The DOJ won't investigate, so folks at the state level will have to find a way to conduct investigations, impanel grand juries, and hand out subpoenae.

We will have to hound these folks even after they leave office.

17 posted on 03/14/2010 8:17:15 AM PDT by mewzilla (No taxation without representation!)
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To: apillar
Perhaps he meant to say nomentum...

Joementum.

18 posted on 03/14/2010 8:22:11 AM PDT by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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To: Minn

Omentum.


19 posted on 03/14/2010 8:25:39 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: tobyhill

Tanslation: They’re TRYING to build momentum to pass the bill. All I’ve heard in the news all week has been “Bandwagon 101” cheerleading by the MSM and the Dimocrats.


20 posted on 03/14/2010 8:26:56 AM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham (It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government -- Thomas Payne)
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To: tobyhill

And momentum is also growing to file lawsuits against this outrage and for the states to refuse participation. No need to wait until November to do those and other things.


21 posted on 03/14/2010 8:36:52 AM PDT by Let's Roll (Stop paying Planned Parenthood to murder babies! Cut off their federal funding!)
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To: MrDem; ExTexasRedhead

IF you repeat a lie often enough it some whow becomes fact.

Don’t forget they can arm twist the RINOS as well as their own.

Defeat Obamacare call list: List now contains the new MAYBES culled from FR posts. Be sure to call KNOWN RINOS too.

KEEP THE CALLS UP! DC OFFICE LOCAL OFFICE

Code Red” - House Target List on Health Care

The National Republican Congressional Committee has published a target list on health care. In addition to continuing to contact the five Tennessee Democrat Congressmen, you can go http://www.votervoice.net/link/clickthrough/ext/94697.aspx to contact some of these targets. Much of the talk following Obama’s announcement has focused on how to defeat this second bill through reconciliation, but that is misleading because the first step to defeating Obamacare is not by concentrating on defeating the “fixer” bill but by defeating the Senate bill in the House when it goes to the floor for an up-or-down vote on Thursday, March 18th.

Rep. Lincoln Davis 202-225-6831 Columbia office: 931-490-8699
Rep. Jim Cooper 202-225-4311 Nashville office: 615-736-5295
Rep. Bart Gordon 202-225-4231 Murfreesboro office: 615-896-1986
John Tanner (202) 225-4714, Union City, (731) 885-7070, Jackson Phone: (731) 423-4848, Millington (901) 873-5690 TN (MAYBE)
Rep. Steve Cohen 202-225-3265 Memphis office: 901-544-4131
Harry Mitchell (202) 225-2190 (480) 946-2411 AZ 5th District
Gabrielle Giffords (202) 225-2542 (520) 881-3588 AZ 8th District
Ann Kirkpatrick (202) 225-2315 (928) 226-6914 AZ 1st District
Jerry McNerney (202) 225-1947 925-833-0643 CA 11th District
John Salazar 202-225-4761 970-245-7107 CO 3rd District
Jim Himes (202) 225-5541 (866) 453-0028 CT 4th District
Alan Grayson (202) 225-2176 (407) 841-1757 FL 8th District
Bill Foster (202) 225-2976 630-406-1114 IL 14th District
Baron Hill 202 225 5315 812 288 3999 IN 9th District
Mark Schauer (202) 225-6276 (517) 780-9075 MI 7th District
Gary Peters (202) 225-5802 (248) 273-4227 MI 9th District
Dina Titus (202) 225-3252 702-256-DINA (3462) NV 3rd District
Carol Shea-Porter (202) 225-5456 (603) 743-4813 NH 1st District
Tim Bishop (202) 225-3826 (631) 696-6500 NY 1st District
John Hall (202) 225-5441 (845) 225-3641 x49371 NY 19th District
Bill Owens (202) 225-4611 (315) 782-3150 NY 23rd District
James Matheson Toll-Free Number 1 (877) 677-9743 (202) 225-3011Mike Arcuri (202)225-3665 (315)793-8146 NY 24th District
Dan Maffei (202) 225-3701 (315) 423-5657 NY 25th District
Earl Pomeroy (202) 225-2611 (701) 224-0355 ND At-Large District
Steven Driehaus (202) 225-2216 (513) 684-2723 OH 1st District
Mary Jo Kilroy (202) 225-2015 (614) 294-2196 OH 15th District
Zach Space (202) 225-6265 (330) 364-4300 OH 18th District
Kathy Dahlkemper (202) 225-5406 (814) 456-2038 PA 3rd District
Patrick Murphy (202) 225-4276 (215) 826-1963 PA 8th District
Christopher Carney (202) 225-3731 (570) 585-9988 PA 10th District
Paul Kanjorski (202) 225-6511 (570) 825-2200 PA 11th District
John Spratt (202) 225-5501 (803)327-1114 SC 5th District
Tom Perriello (202) 225-4711 (276) 656-2291 VA 5th District
Alan Mollohan (202) 225-4172 (304) 623-4422 WVA 1st District
Nick Rahall (202) 225-3452 (304) 252-5000 WVA 3rd District
Steve Kagen (202) 225-5665 (920) 437-1954 WI 8th District
Bart Stupak (202) 225 4735 MI (MAYBE)
Brian Baird (202) 225-3536, Vancouver, (360) 695-6292. Olympia, (360) 352-9768, (MAYBE)
senator mark begich (202) 224-3004 toll free. (877) 501 - 6275 just became a MAYBE
Jason Altmire 202-225-2565, Aliquippa, 724-378-0928,
Natrona Heights, 724-226-1304 (MAYBE)

On the Bubble (Major developments from the “yes” and “no” columns in the House)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2467046/posts

Congressional Dems on Twitter
http://www.arrghpaine.com/congressional-dems-on-twitter

And here are toll-free numbers we can use to call any Senators or Reps.
At the first number below you must wait through a tape recording urging you to tell your Rep or Senator to vote “yes” for the health care bill. Just hang on and when the recording is over, you will get the Capitol operator. Just ask for your Rep or Senator’s office. Then you will either talk to an aid or have the chance to leave a message for him/her to vote NO on the health care bill.

When you use the second number and the Capitol operator comes on, just ask for your Rep or Senator’s office. Every time I use this number I get the Rep or Senator’s answer machine, so it may be set up that way all the time...to go to their answer machine. Either way you can leave a message to vote NO on the health care bill!

We need to use these toll free numbers that have been set up for the health care/ BO supporters and illegals to use! After all they are FREE!
1-800-828-0498
1-866-220-0044 Defeat Obamacare call list: List now contains the new MAYBES culled from FR posts. Be sure to call KNOWN RINOS too.

KEEP THE CALLS UP! DC OFFICE LOCAL OFFICE

Code Red” - House Target List on Health Care

The National Republican Congressional Committee has published a target list on health care. In addition to continuing to contact the five Tennessee Democrat Congressmen, you can go http://www.votervoice.net/link/clickthrough/ext/94697.aspx to contact some of these targets. Much of the talk following Obama’s announcement has focused on how to defeat this second bill through reconciliation, but that is misleading because the first step to defeating Obamacare is not by concentrating on defeating the “fixer” bill but by defeating the Senate bill in the House when it goes to the floor for an up-or-down vote on Thursday, March 18th.

Rep. Lincoln Davis 202-225-6831 Columbia office: 931-490-8699
Rep. Jim Cooper 202-225-4311 Nashville office: 615-736-5295
Rep. Bart Gordon 202-225-4231 Murfreesboro office: 615-896-1986
John Tanner (202) 225-4714, Union City, (731) 885-7070, Jackson Phone: (731) 423-4848, Millington (901) 873-5690 TN (MAYBE)
Rep. Steve Cohen 202-225-3265 Memphis office: 901-544-4131
Harry Mitchell (202) 225-2190 (480) 946-2411 AZ 5th District
Gabrielle Giffords (202) 225-2542 (520) 881-3588 AZ 8th District
Ann Kirkpatrick (202) 225-2315 (928) 226-6914 AZ 1st District
Jerry McNerney (202) 225-1947 925-833-0643 CA 11th District
John Salazar 202-225-4761 970-245-7107 CO 3rd District
Jim Himes (202) 225-5541 (866) 453-0028 CT 4th District
Alan Grayson (202) 225-2176 (407) 841-1757 FL 8th District
Bill Foster (202) 225-2976 630-406-1114 IL 14th District
Baron Hill 202 225 5315 812 288 3999 IN 9th District
Mark Schauer (202) 225-6276 (517) 780-9075 MI 7th District
Gary Peters (202) 225-5802 (248) 273-4227 MI 9th District
Dina Titus (202) 225-3252 702-256-DINA (3462) NV 3rd District
Carol Shea-Porter (202) 225-5456 (603) 743-4813 NH 1st District
Tim Bishop (202) 225-3826 (631) 696-6500 NY 1st District
John Hall (202) 225-5441 (845) 225-3641 x49371 NY 19th District
Bill Owens (202) 225-4611 (315) 782-3150 NY 23rd District
James Matheson Toll-Free Number 1 (877) 677-9743 (202) 225-3011Mike Arcuri (202)225-3665 (315)793-8146 NY 24th District
Dan Maffei (202) 225-3701 (315) 423-5657 NY 25th District
Earl Pomeroy (202) 225-2611 (701) 224-0355 ND At-Large District
Steven Driehaus (202) 225-2216 (513) 684-2723 OH 1st District
Mary Jo Kilroy (202) 225-2015 (614) 294-2196 OH 15th District
Zach Space (202) 225-6265 (330) 364-4300 OH 18th District
Kathy Dahlkemper (202) 225-5406 (814) 456-2038 PA 3rd District
Patrick Murphy (202) 225-4276 (215) 826-1963 PA 8th District
Christopher Carney (202) 225-3731 (570) 585-9988 PA 10th District
Paul Kanjorski (202) 225-6511 (570) 825-2200 PA 11th District
John Spratt (202) 225-5501 (803)327-1114 SC 5th District
Tom Perriello (202) 225-4711 (276) 656-2291 VA 5th District
Alan Mollohan (202) 225-4172 (304) 623-4422 WVA 1st District
Nick Rahall (202) 225-3452 (304) 252-5000 WVA 3rd District
Steve Kagen (202) 225-5665 (920) 437-1954 WI 8th District
Bart Stupak (202) 225 4735 MI (MAYBE)
Brian Baird (202) 225-3536, Vancouver, (360) 695-6292. Olympia, (360) 352-9768, (MAYBE)
senator mark begich (202) 224-3004 toll free. (877) 501 - 6275 just became a MAYBE
Jason Altmire 202-225-2565, Aliquippa, 724-378-0928,
Natrona Heights, 724-226-1304 (MAYBE)

On the Bubble (Major developments from the “yes” and “no” columns in the House)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2467046/posts

Congressional Dems on Twitter
http://www.arrghpaine.com/congressional-dems-on-twitter

And here are toll-free numbers we can use to call any Senators or Reps.
At the first number below you must wait through a tape recording urging you to tell your Rep or Senator to vote “yes” for the health care bill. Just hang on and when the recording is over, you will get the Capitol operator. Just ask for your Rep or Senator’s office. Then you will either talk to an aid or have the chance to leave a message for him/her to vote NO on the health care bill.

When you use the second number and the Capitol operator comes on, just ask for your Rep or Senator’s office. Every time I use this number I get the Rep or Senator’s answer machine, so it may be set up that way all the time...to go to their answer machine. Either way you can leave a message to vote NO on the health care bill!

We need to use these toll free numbers that have been set up for the health care/ BO supporters and illegals to use! After all they are FREE!
1-800-828-0498
1-866-220-0044


22 posted on 03/14/2010 12:00:20 PM PDT by GailA (obamacare paid for by cuts & taxes on most vulnerable Veterans, disabled,seniors & retired Military)
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To: Mad_Tom_Rackham

All I’ve heard in the news all week has been “Bandwagon 101” cheerleading by the MSM and the Dimocrats.”

The Fix Is In.

They dont have the votes and are breaking arms and legs of recalcitrant Congressman to get them.


23 posted on 03/14/2010 7:40:39 PM PDT by WOSG (OPERATION RESTORE AMERICAN FREEDOM - NOVEMBER, 2010 - DO YOUR PART!)
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