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TV Ad Hits GOP Freshmen for Voting to Repeal Health Care
Politics Daily ^ | 1/19/11 | Matt Lewis

Posted on 01/19/2011 6:28:00 PM PST by markomalley

Well, that didn't take long. Almost immediately after the House voted to repeal Obama's health care law, a liberal-leaning nonprofit called the Public Campaign Action Fund announced it would air TV ads targeting a group of potentially vulnerable freshmen Republicans.

The ads will air in the districts of Jim Renacci (R-Ohio), Jon Runyan (R-N.J.) and Tim Walberg (R-Mich.).

"These three members of Congress sided with the insurance companies and their donors, and against their constituents yesterday," said David Donnelly, national campaigns director for Public Campaign Action Fund. "They were elected to bring change to Washington, but yesterday's vote shows that wealthy special interests like the insurance companies still have all the power in Washington, D.C."

According to a spokesman, the ads are scheduled to run on cable in all three districts for one week starting Thursday morning. But the group is not yet releasing the size of the ad buys.

You can watch all the ads here.


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1 posted on 01/19/2011 6:28:03 PM PST by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Against their constituents?

Hell, they were elected because the voters WANT repeal.


2 posted on 01/19/2011 6:31:08 PM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: markomalley

Jon Runyan is not somebody they want to tick off. :^)


3 posted on 01/19/2011 6:31:08 PM PST by mkmensinger
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To: markomalley

Ohio (Broke), New Jersey (Hoping Christie can save them from the bad ‘RAT decisions), Michigan (Mecca II). I wonder who chose where they were going to pimp their propaganda. Not very bright.


4 posted on 01/19/2011 6:31:33 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (They're not going to shut me up! - Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: markomalley
Time to go Sun Tzu on these Alinsky's asses...


5 posted on 01/19/2011 6:32:28 PM PST by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: markomalley

Insurance companies were in on this. They were to receive a nice infusion of cash paying young people who don’t consume a lot of services.


6 posted on 01/19/2011 6:33:40 PM PST by misterrob (Thug Life....now showing at a White House near you....)
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To: markomalley
"These three members of Congress sided with the insurance companies and their donors, and against their constituents yesterday," said David Donnelly, national campaigns director for Public Campaign Action Fund. "They were elected to bring change to Washington, but yesterday's vote shows that wealthy special interests like the insurance companies still have all the power in Washington, D.C."

Pardon, sir? The lobbyists were all for Obamacare.

7 posted on 01/19/2011 6:39:12 PM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: BenLurkin

That was my immediate thought, too. I guess there’s no “truth in advertising” for these groups, huh?


8 posted on 01/19/2011 6:45:29 PM PST by Zarro (Hands off Our Junk!)
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To: markomalley

Defeat OBAMA Care. We got your back House! Donate to Free Republic!


9 posted on 01/19/2011 6:50:57 PM PST by RedMDer (restoration of our honor, dignity, and freedoms will save America. - Sarah Palin)
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To: markomalley

David Donnelly

10 posted on 01/19/2011 6:57:39 PM PST by kcvl
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To: misterrob

I work in the insurance industry. The industry is AGAINST ObamaCare.


11 posted on 01/19/2011 7:04:54 PM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: markomalley

We need these freshmen to know that having these leftists go after them is like a skull and cross-bones on their helmet. A mark of honor. The more the demons howl against them, the better they’re doing.

That’s the way to neuter the orgy of DC’s corrupt media and politicians.


12 posted on 01/19/2011 7:08:51 PM PST by butterdezillion
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To: markomalley

Please name one insurance company that does not love this scam. They think it is just great.


13 posted on 01/19/2011 7:10:59 PM PST by screaminsunshine (Surfers Rule)
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To: markomalley

They need to runs some of their own adds. Point out the liberals who voted to keep Obama care. But also point out the actions of this group.


14 posted on 01/19/2011 7:12:53 PM PST by Revel
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To: markomalley; Nachum

House Dem compares GOP health care case to Nazi propaganda

http://firstread.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/01/19/5878241-house-dem-compares-gop-health-care-case-to-nazi-propaganda

Say What? Democrat Compares Republicans to Nazis
http://blogs.abcnews.com/thenote/2011/01/abc-news-jonathan-karl-reports-the-newfound-civility-didnt-last-long-political-rhetoric-in-congress-doesnt-get-much.html

ABC News Jonathan Karl reports: The newfound civility didn’t last long. Political rhetoric in Congress doesn’t get much nastier than the words of one House Democrat during the debate on repealing the health care law.

In an extraordinary outburst on the House floor, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) invoked the Holocaust to attack Republicans on health care and compared rhetoric on the issue to the work of infamous Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels.

“They say it’s a government takeover of health care, a big lie just like Goebbels,” Cohen said. “You say it enough, you repeat the lie, you repeat the lie, and eventually, people believe it. Like blood libel. That’s the same kind of thing. And Congressman Cohen didn’t stop there.

“The Germans said enough about the Jews and people believed it—believed it and you have the Holocaust. We heard on this floor, government takeover of health care. Politifact said the biggest lie of 2010 was a government takeover of health care because there is no government takeover,” Cohen said.
Cohen made his comments late last night, but they have attracted no attention because his speech was made to a virtually empty House chamber with no reporters around to watch.

Democratic lawmaker compares GOP health law claims to Nazi ‘lies’

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/138805-democratic-lawmaker-compares-gop-health-law-claims-to-nazi-lies

This one has video

House Democrat Compares GOP To Nazis In Health Repeal Debate (video)

http://realclearpolitics.com/video/2011/01/19/house_democrat_compares_gop_to_nazis_in_health_repeal_debate.html


15 posted on 01/19/2011 7:14:16 PM PST by GailA (2012 rally cry DEMOCRATS and RINOS are BAD for the USA!)
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To: markomalley

..it would air TV ads targeting ...etc...
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Guess they already ‘gave up’ on the gentler tone.


16 posted on 01/19/2011 7:15:18 PM PST by xrmusn ((6/98))
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To: markomalley

i assume if you follow money it leads to soros?


17 posted on 01/19/2011 7:21:41 PM PST by gussiefinknottle (woof!woof!woof!)
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To: markomalley

Watched the ads, transparent. They will probably have the opposite of the intended effect, looks like good PR for these guys.


18 posted on 01/19/2011 7:25:49 PM PST by existtoexcel
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To: existtoexcel

I don’t think they have anything to worry about. Heck, even the House RINOs voted to repeal Obamacare and these are guys who follow which way the political wind is blowing. That is not in the Democrats’ and MSM’s direction.


19 posted on 01/19/2011 7:39:42 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

they should target colonel allen west a black congressman and probably the finest man of all the freshman. they are scared to go after the truth


20 posted on 01/19/2011 7:47:36 PM PST by truthbetold11 (truthbetold11)
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To: darkwing104
Time to go Sun Tzu on these Alinsky's asses...

Quote of the Day. Gimme a pair of pliers and a blow torch, and I'll get medieval on 'em.

21 posted on 01/19/2011 7:51:02 PM PST by Hoodat (Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. - (Rom 8:37))
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To: Hoodat

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22 posted on 01/19/2011 8:21:05 PM PST by preamble
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To: screaminsunshine

Blue Cross/Blue Shield.


23 posted on 01/19/2011 8:33:45 PM PST by madison10
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To: markomalley

In answer to the narrator’s question, “is this the change we voted for,” YES!

A question for Democrat lurkers or anyone else.

Since having adult children covered on parents health insurance until 26 is such a good idea, what happen when they turn 27?


24 posted on 01/19/2011 8:34:40 PM PST by DakotaRed (Why not just pass a law requiring criminals to obey the laws?)
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To: markomalley
They are not trying to repeal “Health Care”, they are repealing Tyranny.

Our side had better get rid of using the “Health Care” label. It is either Obamacare or Socialized Medicine.

Just because the Rats named it Health Care Reform, doesn't mean that's what they passed.

25 posted on 01/19/2011 8:41:11 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (They bring a Bible to a Memorial, we bring a T Shirt - Long Legged Mac Daddy)
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To: madison10

Have not heard one complaint from them. What did you hear?


26 posted on 01/19/2011 8:46:03 PM PST by screaminsunshine (Surfers Rule)
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To: markomalley

LOL. Like that’s going to hurt Runyan. He got elected because people were ticked off over Obamacare.


27 posted on 01/19/2011 8:49:37 PM PST by Antoninus (Fair warning: If Romney's the GOP nominee in 2012, I'm looking for a new party.)
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To: ought-six

please name them, the one I work for was involved in crafting the medicare part of the bill


28 posted on 01/19/2011 8:56:02 PM PST by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: markomalley

>>Almost immediately after the House voted to repeal Obama’s health care law, a liberal-leaning nonprofit called the Public Campaign Action Fund announced it would air TV ads targeting a group of potentially vulnerable freshmen Republicans.<<

Targeting vulnerable Republicans? Obviously, didn’t get Presidential memo on civility. Or maybe they did and laughed.


29 posted on 01/20/2011 2:56:22 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: markomalley

I wish they would add my freshman Mike Grimm (NY 13) to their “list.” It would be nice PR.


30 posted on 01/20/2011 5:04:16 AM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: ought-six

Then why was there so much support for it? Answer, by forcing younger people to pay for insurance and then having the government subsidize the purchase they would make out okay on this.

http://covertrationingblog.com/weird-fact-about-insurance-companies/why-the-health-insurance-industry-supported-obamacare


31 posted on 01/21/2011 4:16:19 AM PST by misterrob (Thug Life....now showing at a White House near you....)
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To: misterrob

By your logic, the insurance industry is suicidal, because the intent of ObamaCare, when all is said and done, is to create a single-payer system (i.e., government insurance), which would necessarily eliminate private insurers.

Also, HMOs are not insurance; they are a health care program covered by insurance, as are PPOs (which are far superior to HMOs, in my opinion).

It kind of reminds me of when auto liability insurance became mandatory: It was the government and the plaintiff’s bar who demanded that, not the insurance industry. Ditto Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist insurance.

In short, the government required private insurers to write insurance for bad risks.


32 posted on 01/22/2011 5:34:41 AM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: markman46

You must work for California BC/BS.


33 posted on 01/22/2011 5:36:01 AM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: ought-six

NO,just a very small Medicare advantage co, never had the “pleasure” to work for BC or BS, did work for united healthcare back in the 90’s


34 posted on 01/22/2011 11:45:21 AM PST by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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