Skip to comments.TV Ad Hits GOP Freshmen for Voting to Repeal Health Care
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.
Against their constituents?
Hell, they were elected because the voters WANT repeal.
Jon Runyan is not somebody they want to tick off. :^)
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.
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.
Pardon, sir? The lobbyists were all for Obamacare.
That was my immediate thought, too. I guess there’s no “truth in advertising” for these groups, huh?
I work in the insurance industry. The industry is AGAINST ObamaCare.
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.
Please name one insurance company that does not love this scam. They think it is just great.
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.
House Dem compares GOP health care case to Nazi propaganda
Say What? Democrat Compares Republicans to Nazis
ABC News Jonathan Karl reports: The newfound civility didnt last long. Political rhetoric in Congress doesnt 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 its 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. Thats the same kind of thing. And Congressman Cohen didnt stop there.
The Germans said enough about the Jews and people believed itbelieved 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
This one has video
House Democrat Compares GOP To Nazis In Health Repeal Debate (video)
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Guess they already ‘gave up’ on the gentler tone.
i assume if you follow money it leads to soros?
Watched the ads, transparent. They will probably have the opposite of the intended effect, looks like good PR for these guys.
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.
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
Quote of the Day. Gimme a pair of pliers and a blow torch, and I'll get medieval on 'em.
My first 3 contributions for 2012!
thanks for playing!
the tea party
Blue Cross/Blue Shield.
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?
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.
Have not heard one complaint from them. What did you hear?
LOL. Like that’s going to hurt Runyan. He got elected because people were ticked off over Obamacare.
please name them, the one I work for was involved in crafting the medicare part of the bill
>>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.
I wish they would add my freshman Mike Grimm (NY 13) to their “list.” It would be nice PR.
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.
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.
You must work for California BC/BS.
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