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Barack Obama: I’ll steamroll health reforms through Congress

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Barack Obama: I’ll steamroll health reforms through Congress
Times UK ^ | 3/4/20100 | Tim Reid

Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2010 8:44:28 PM by ricks_place

President Obama declared for the first time yesterday that he was prepared to steamroller his troubled health reform legislation through Congress with only Democratic support; a move Republicans denounced as the “nuclear option”.

Signalling that his patience had snapped after a year-long fight, Mr Obama laid the ground for Democrats in Congress to muscle the Bill through using a high-risk legislative manoeuvre known as reconciliation, which overrides a Republican filibuster. Although he did not use the word “reconciliation”, Mr Obama made it clear that that was the route he intended to take.

Democrats will, as a result, be able to get the health reform package through the Senate with a simple majority. Mr Obama’s party ceded their 60-stong majority in the upper chamber after losing the late Teddy Kennedy’s Massachusetts seat in January.

That shock defeat was due, in large part, to growing public hostility to Mr Obama’s health reforms, which many see as too expensive at a time of soaring deficits. Ramming the Bill through Congress is, therefore, a high-risk strategy that Republicans vowed to exploit.

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Gunny G: Yeah, Like a Faux!

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Is Obama Stupid?
Patriot Room ^ | 3/3/10 | Clyde Middleton

Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2010 8:05:59 PM by rightbrained

I’m being absolutely serious right now. Listening to his speech on Health Care, he states that the only reform that Republicans have offered are “deregulation” and “starting over.” As every single person who has spent any time on the Health Care, that is simply a lie. He is also promoting reconciliation, which he said was tyrannical just five years ago. Also, he clearly believes that people in white lab coats make his case stronger.

With the lies and the unarguable hypocrisy, I truly must ask whether Obama is stupid. What person with a shred of common sense or decency would do these things? Or is he just playing politics (poorly)?

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Krauthammer on Reconciliation: “Yes We Can Means Yes I Can Do Anything I Damn Well Please” (Video)

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# Obama Now Selling Judgeships for Health Care Votes?

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  • Obama Now Selling Judgeships for Health Care Votes?

    Wednesday, March 03, 2010 6:34:47 PM · by capacommie · 22 replies · 433+ views

    Obama Now Selling Judgeships for Health Care Votes? Obama names brother of undecided House Dem to Appeals Court. BY John McCormack March 3, 2010 6:15 PM Tonight, Barack Obama will host ten House Democrats who voted against the health care bill in November at the White House; he’s obviously trying to persuade them to switch their votes to yes. One of the ten is Jim Matheson of Utah. The White House just sent out a press release announcing that today President Obama nominated Matheson’s brother Scott M. Matheson, Jr. to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit….
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Socialism-Communism, no US Sovereignty and Islamification. Obama’s big Three.

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For Obama and Pelosi, health care is ego trip

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  • For Obama and Pelosi, health care is ego trip

    Wednesday, March 03, 2010 4:33:49 PM · by Rummyfan · 2+ views

    Washington Examiner ^ | 2 March 2010 | Byron York
    In the entire health care debate, among all the competing lawmakers, politicians, experts and pundits, there’s just one person who has seen things from both sides of the political aisle. That is Rep. Parker Griffith of Alabama, who was elected as a Democrat in 2008 and was part of the House Democratic caucus until last Dec. 22, when he switched sides to become a Republican. (Republican-turned-Democrat Sen. Arlen Specter doesn’t count, because he switched parties in April 2009, before the current health care debate got underway.) Given Griffith’s unique perspective — he is also a doctor, with 30 years’ experience…
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Obama & Dems Ready to Ram Obamacare Down America’s Throat (Video)

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  • Obama & Dems Ready to Ram Obamacare Down America’s Throat (Video)

    Wednesday, March 03, 2010 4:21:09 PM · by Steelfish

    GatewayPundit.FirstThings ^ | March 03, 2010 | Jim Hoft
    Obama & Dems Ready to Ram Obamacare Down America’s Throat (Video) March 3, 2010 Jim Hoft It’s for the greater good. President Obama is holding a press conference today at 1:45 PM EST. Obama rejected GOP calls to start over on the democrat’s health care bill today, saying the delay could last a decade or more. He brought the lab coat props with him. “We Can’t Walk Away, America’s Waiting For Us To Act, Let’s Get It Done!”
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