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Democrats Death by Suicide
The Washington Times ^ | March 21, 2010 | Editorial

Posted on 03/21/2010 9:01:50 PM PDT by Abakumov

The government takeover of health care will go down in history as the worst piece of legislation to emerge from a Congress held in general disdain by the American people. The only bipartisanship on the health bill was in the opposition.

Usually autopsies are reserved for after the patient has died, but in this case it is useful to get ahead of the matter. The malformed health legislation is not the only reason Democrats are facing political extinction in November, but it is one of the most dramatic. The legislative process in this country has never been so unseemly. Arm twisting, backroom deals, special privileges and potentially criminal "government jobs for votes" agreements became a normal way of doing business. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi fixated on the mantra that the Democrats' health plan is "historic," but so was the Black Plague.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Editorial; Government
KEYWORDS: 111th; 2010midterms; bhohealthcare; demcare; democrats; healthcare; killthebill; obamacare; pelosi; politicalsuicide; suicide
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1 posted on 03/21/2010 9:01:50 PM PDT by Abakumov
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To: Abakumov

One question: How many people are going to try and cross the people now in control of their healthcare?


2 posted on 03/21/2010 9:04:43 PM PDT by RWB Patriot ("Need has never produced anything. It has only been an excuse to steal from those with ablity.")
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To: Abakumov
Democrats' health plan is "historic," but so was the Black Plague.

/chuckle

So very true ....

3 posted on 03/21/2010 9:05:30 PM PDT by Mr_Moonlight
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To: Abakumov

The Dims committed suicide? I will pee on their graves.


4 posted on 03/21/2010 9:06:15 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: RWB Patriot

If you are that much of a sissy, you deserve to be the slave you are.


5 posted on 03/21/2010 9:06:55 PM PDT by MichiganConservative (A government big enough to do unto the people you don't like will get to doing unto you soon enough.)
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To: Abakumov

I have been starting to scan the various major media outlets across the country in different states. People are really pissed off. Dems are underestimating the whole thing.


6 posted on 03/21/2010 9:08:31 PM PDT by atruelady
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To: atruelady

They don’t know what they have unleashed.


7 posted on 03/21/2010 9:10:15 PM PDT by Abakumov
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To: Abakumov

Greece and California are bankrupt. And these pukes gleefully add a trillion dollar entitlement to the system.

What are they thinking?


8 posted on 03/21/2010 9:10:30 PM PDT by garjog (Used to be liberals were just people to disagree with. Now they are a threat to our existence.)
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To: Abakumov

I’m going to work hard to make sure my Rep. get her ass whupped and whupped good in November. Damn commie, Obama rubberstamp.


9 posted on 03/21/2010 9:11:09 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer ('...the first day of spring...otherwise known to Al Gore as proof of global warming'. - Bill Clinton)
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To: Abakumov
It's going to be just like prohibition. If it doesn't die a hasty death under the weigh of lawsuits and the November election, it will die a slow painful death a few years from now.

The American people are no longer asleep. They are awake and ANGRY.

10 posted on 03/21/2010 9:11:18 PM PDT by TheWriterTX (-)
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To: Mr_Moonlight
I saw a video of the soon to be irrelevant Nancy Pelosi and her zombie cohort walking to The Capitol today. Someone shouted out to them, "how do you feel? Do you feel like you are making history?" It was said in a very sarcastic tone. It make me smile.

Mao made history, as did Hitler, Pol Pot, and Stalin. The Dems made history today.

11 posted on 03/21/2010 9:12:04 PM PDT by outofstyle (Anti-socialist)
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To: atruelady

Unlike most bills, even things like war resolutions, health care truly impact every single person. They will learn what this does to them, and in most cases, it taxes them, raises their rates, limits their choices, and eventually will kill them when their benefits are cut late in life. This is not a fleeting public opinion.


12 posted on 03/21/2010 9:12:04 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: Abakumov

This article implies there will be an election in November.

Kinda like saying, 10 years ago, they won’t be Government Health Care.

WOW....how’s that working out?


13 posted on 03/21/2010 9:12:07 PM PDT by occamrzr06
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To: Abakumov

When is this crap supposed to go into effect? I’m hoping I’m dead before it does.


14 posted on 03/21/2010 9:12:44 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: MichiganConservative

I’m not speaking about myself, but about other people. Frankly, I think that’s the whole reason Obama and the RATs have been pressing this thing so hard.


15 posted on 03/21/2010 9:12:53 PM PDT by RWB Patriot ("Need has never produced anything. It has only been an excuse to steal from those with ablity.")
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To: RWB Patriot

In reply to your question.. “How many people are going to try and cross the people now in control of their healthcare?”

I’m a doctor..and the Democrats just crossed me!

If any politician who approved this came to ME for any health care!!

Well..let’s just say..it wouldn’t be a good idea on his part.


16 posted on 03/21/2010 9:12:57 PM PDT by Livfreeordi
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To: MichiganConservative

There are a lot of quitters and whiners on FR today(and have been for several years now). I get tired of hearing how it is all over but the shouting, when nothing could be further from the truth.


17 posted on 03/21/2010 9:13:13 PM PDT by calex59
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To: RWB Patriot
How many people are going to try and cross the people now in control of their healthcare?

A whole bunch. Technically, gov't ain't in DIRECT control. They have opened a pandora's box of rules and reg's that will destroy health care. P!ssed off people are not going to take it.

18 posted on 03/21/2010 9:14:21 PM PDT by mlocher (USA is a sovereign nation)
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To: calex59

I’m not saying it’s over, but it can’t be denied that there are going to be a lot more people out there hesitant to cross big brother now that they control something like healthcare.

REst assured, I’m getting prepared for a crash or rebellion, and now I’ll be shifting into overdrive.


19 posted on 03/21/2010 9:15:55 PM PDT by RWB Patriot ("Need has never produced anything. It has only been an excuse to steal from those with ablity.")
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To: Livfreeordi

So what do you think the doctors are going to do about it?
And when are they going to do it?


20 posted on 03/21/2010 9:16:02 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: garjog

Listening to something about finances and UK debt may get downgraded soon and we are not far behind.


21 posted on 03/21/2010 9:17:27 PM PDT by Frantzie (TV - sending Americans towards Islamic serfdom - Cancel TV service NOW)
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To: outofstyle

This is history like 9/11 was history. But this was an attack from within, which, I believe, makes it worse.


22 posted on 03/21/2010 9:18:00 PM PDT by stayathomemom (Beware of cat attacks while typing!)
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To: Abakumov
In the anime series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex there is a story arc that covers about 10 episodes. There are terrorist attack staged to lead to a civil war. One of the first prongs of the attacks is a group called "The Individual Eleven" getting cornered on a rooftop surrounded by news helicopters and a SWAT team coming up the stairs. In full view of the news cameras on the helicopters the "Individual Eleven" get in a circle and each man decapitates at the same instant the man to his right. I think the Democrats have gotten in a circle and done this exact thing to themselves.
23 posted on 03/21/2010 9:18:06 PM PDT by Bad Jack Bauer (Fat and Bald? I was BORN fat and bald, thank you very much!)
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To: calex59

Then can you please do a post about what we do next?


24 posted on 03/21/2010 9:18:42 PM PDT by Ballygrl
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To: Livfreeordi

With all due respect (and I have the utmost for you, sir), but I doubt even Obama’s dumb enough to believe a simple bill is going to make his wet dream become reality, and I doubt they’re going to hesitate to use their guns (eg, laws) after all the trouble they’ve put into passing it. I’m willing to bet they’ve got something up their sleeve to handle the doctors.


25 posted on 03/21/2010 9:19:18 PM PDT by RWB Patriot ("Need has never produced anything. It has only been an excuse to steal from those with ablity.")
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To: Mr_Moonlight

I burst out laughing I read that part ‘but so was the Black P:lague’ — love the Times editorials.


26 posted on 03/21/2010 9:19:52 PM PDT by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Rick Perry - TX Gov/Coburn/Rubio - Senate 2010 !)
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To: TheWriterTX
I think it's very likely that we could see a number of current Democrats in Congress lose in the primaries over this highly divisive issue.
27 posted on 03/21/2010 9:20:00 PM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: Abakumov

“Black Plague” Whoa! That’s harsh! Well deserved, but harsh.


28 posted on 03/21/2010 9:20:06 PM PDT by CyberAnt (HEALTHCARE IS NOT A "RIGHT"!!)
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To: RWB Patriot
How many people are going to try and cross the people now in control of their healthcare?

Our opportunity is in the next two elections (2010 and 2012) -- during which the electorate endures all the costs and obtains none of the benefits.

29 posted on 03/21/2010 9:20:36 PM PDT by glennaro
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To: RWB Patriot

I am of two minds about this.

The conventional wisdom tells us that an entitlement, once enacted, will never be repealed. Naturally, this is a fearful prospect, and one all conservatives must recognize.

The difference here is that there never has been an entitlement that passed with so little public support. So, this may be the wrong time to say “never.”

On the other hand, the public has a short memory — and those of us who live for politics have to remember that this is the natural state of things, as people have jobs and families and private lives to look after.

It’s possible that an ObamaCare defeat would have robbed the Tea Party movement of its signature issue and a certain amount of momentum going into the November elections.

Now, we can be assured that ObamaCare will continue to dominate nearly every news cycle, especially since most states will be mounting legal challenges.

This will help ensure an informed and motivated electorate come November.

Scratch that ... this will help ensure a royally p****d off electorate come November.


30 posted on 03/21/2010 9:21:42 PM PDT by Colonel Blimp
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To: Abakumov
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi fixated on the mantra that the Democrats’ health plan is “historic,” but so was the Black Plague.

So was the Inquisition.
31 posted on 03/21/2010 9:21:56 PM PDT by Know et al (Everything I know I read in the newspaper and that's the reason for my ignorance: Will Rogers)
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To: calex59

Bravo! You said what I was thinking as I have been posting. Sick and tired of defeatist and their attitudes. Same with the both parties are alike comments. Couldn’t be farther from the truth!


32 posted on 03/21/2010 9:22:16 PM PDT by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Rick Perry - TX Gov/Coburn/Rubio - Senate 2010 !)
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To: Abakumov

These writers keep forgetting about the other demonstration in D.C. today. The one Islamabama addressed on the giant “big brother” screen. I think it had something to do with immigration reform. That means amnesty for a bunch of democrat voters this November. The democrats are evil and lead by an evil “thing”. They won’t stop just because of some stupid election. It will take much more than that.


33 posted on 03/21/2010 9:24:20 PM PDT by Terry Mross (We need a second SONS OF LIBERTY but there won't be one.)
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To: RWB Patriot
"it can’t be denied that there are going to be a lot more people out there hesitant to cross big brother now that they control something like healthcare."

That was the whole idea for the Crim-Coms taking over and remaking our country in their own image.That is why Lenin said for true govt. control, the state must control health care.

vaudine

34 posted on 03/21/2010 9:28:28 PM PDT by vaudine
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To: stayathomemom

Agreed.


35 posted on 03/21/2010 9:28:33 PM PDT by Gator113 (I do not want Obama just IMPEACHED... I want him IMPRISONED. Are we there yet? 2010-2012)
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To: RWB Patriot

I’m all for positive thinking. But I believe unless we admit defeat we’ll never really fight. We have to look at this as a thorough beat down. If we think “this ain’t over”...”we can do something about this”...we won’t do anything about it.


36 posted on 03/21/2010 9:29:36 PM PDT by Terry Mross (We need a second SONS OF LIBERTY but there won't be one.)
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To: Abakumov

May their death be all-inclusive, deceive, and final! - see I didn’t use any four (4) letter words!


37 posted on 03/21/2010 9:36:40 PM PDT by J Edgar
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To: calex59

I keep telling people to either calm down or buck up. This is a representative democracy. It’s not the first time in its history that legislation has squeaked through by a narrow margin.

It hurts like hell to be on the losing side, I know. But if you did your best — phoning, faxing, emailing, protesting, contributing — you gave it your all. Now take a breather (you’ve earned it) and get ready for the next political battle: the mid-term elections.

Remember: If, as the analysts are saying, the Dems just committed mass suicide, then our jobs will be that much easier in 2010 and 2012.

To be honest, I get tired of people going all drama queen about this. There are people fighting much tougher fights all over the world. We at least go home to running water and electricity and cable TV.


38 posted on 03/21/2010 9:38:11 PM PDT by kittykat77
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To: garjog

Obviously .. they have nothing to think with!


39 posted on 03/21/2010 9:42:24 PM PDT by CyberAnt (HEALTHCARE IS NOT A "RIGHT"!!)
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To: garjog

Don’t you know that this is going to CUT the deficit by trillions!!!!


40 posted on 03/21/2010 9:51:06 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration ("Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people".-John Adams)
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To: ought-six

They did not commit suicide if this socialism takes root. They will all be given over paid government jobs that require no elections or accountability. It’s why the’re not worried about re-election. The backroom deals were the health Hitler positions they will be given and need not earn.


41 posted on 03/21/2010 9:51:31 PM PDT by liberty or death
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To: CyberAnt

Obama is spending my 4 year old’s money. he will have no future-and when he mandates colege for everybody-my college degree will be worthless.


42 posted on 03/21/2010 9:52:20 PM PDT by ground_fog
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To: Abakumov

Looks like the bill will hopefully enter litigation as it encounters the 38 or so states who have lawyers lined up to fight it — all on its way to the Supreme Court. Meanwhile, we will be able to unravel it and let everyone know what the h#ll is in it.


43 posted on 03/21/2010 9:53:02 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: Ballygrl
States are going to pass leglislation that states this Bill is unconstituional.

Some 34 are working on that now.

It is also likely that individual lawsuits will be filed, by such men as Mark Levine.

We are going to make sure Obama doesn't do any more damage to the nation by stopping any more of his legislation in the Senate.

We are going to defeat the Democrats in every election we can.

This is a battle that is only beginning, we lost the first skimash.

44 posted on 03/21/2010 9:55:30 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration ("Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people".-John Adams)
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To: ground_fog
Obama is spending my 4 year old’s money. he will have no future-and when he mandates colege for everybody-my college degree will be worthless.

Actually, Obama is taking out a credit card on you and every member of your family and he is racking up $40,000.000 worth of charges (per person in your home) and you won't even be able to take home a flat screen TV for the effort.

45 posted on 03/21/2010 9:56:10 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: Ballygrl

‘Bill McCollum will join Attorneys General from South Carolina, Nebraska, Texas, Utah, Pennsylvania, Washington, North Dakota and South Dakota to file a lawsuit against the federal government.’


46 posted on 03/21/2010 9:56:59 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration ("Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people".-John Adams)
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To: ilgipper

Exactly. Those who worry Americans will not stay angry have lost sight of this. It’s personal.


47 posted on 03/21/2010 9:58:37 PM PDT by JLLH
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To: occamrzr06

Oh, there will be one.


48 posted on 03/21/2010 9:59:10 PM PDT by JLLH
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To: calex59

AGREED!! Makes you glad the Founding Fathers were made of sterner stuff, doesn’t it? And they were up against a whole British EMPIRE, for Pete’s sake!!


49 posted on 03/21/2010 10:00:22 PM PDT by JLLH
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To: Abakumov

They are acting might sure of next November - must have finally gotten all the voting machine software set up to kick out every 4th or 5th GOP vote. Actually it will need to be more like 3/4 of the GOP votes kicked out.

Or they’re going to put census workers to work voting absentee ballots.


50 posted on 03/21/2010 10:03:06 PM PDT by Let's Roll (Stop paying Planned Parenthood to murder babies! Cut off their federal funding!)
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