Stupak and Slaughter: Stalking Horses for Socialism


Integrity?  Missed it by that much.
You didn’t hear much this weekend about the blatant unconstitutionality of using the “Reconciliation” process to pass the Senate health care bill.
Why?  Because compared to the atrocity of the “deem and pass” (aka Demonpass) gambit proposed by Rules Chair Louise Slaughter, the misuse of reconciliation seemed like the very model [...]

Today Collectivized Health Care – Tomorrow Amnesty For Illegal Aliens – What Will That Bring Next November?


Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Senate health care bill.  If I were a committed Leftist like Barack Obama, what would I do next?  You can bet that enough voters back home are going to feel sufficiently betrayed by their representatives’ collectivization of the nation’s health-care and insurance that a shift in power [...]

The Slaughter Solution: The Metamorphosis of The American Republic Into Government By Fiat


fiat [ˈfaɪət -æt], n., a legally binding command or decision; an arbitrary order or decree
A very dangerous act is being attempted by the Left to secure their rule over the American people and transform the legislative process from a Constitutional Republic to a government by fiat. Today on Fox News Sunday, Democratic leader Rep. Chris [...]

Eric Massa — When My Enemy’s Enemy Is Not My Friend


Mine is now the deciding vote on the health care bill and this administration and this House leadership have said, quote-unquote, they will stop at nothing to pass this health care bill, and now they’ve gotten rid of me and it will pass. You connect the dots.
– Eric Massa
And what a set of dots they [...]

Pelosi: House lacks votes to OK Senate health bill – Yahoo! News


WASHINGTON – Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she lacks the votes to quickly move the Senate’s sweeping health overhaul bill through the House, a potentially devastating blow to President Barack Obama’s signature issue. Pelosi, D-Calif., made the comment to reporters after House Democrats held a closed-door meeting at which participants vented frustration with the […]

Noemie Emery: Secondhand Hate – The Weekly Standard


“They have ardent supporters who are nearly hysterical at the very election of President Barack Obama,” Senator Sheldon Whitehouse roared about his Republican opponents in the closing hours of the Senate health care debate on December 20. “The birthers, the fanatics, the people running around in right-wing militia and Aryan support groups. It is unbearable […]

E.J. Dionne: Some Lies Are More Equal Than Others


George Orwell’s Animal Farm taught us that while all animals are equal, some animals are more equal than others. Now, we have E.J. Dionne (whose…unique…brand of logic and argumentation Tim has noticed and argued with since his days at the Ball State Daily News op-ed page) to tell us that all broken campaign promises are [...]

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Peter Wehner: The Health-Care Backlash – Commentary


Here are some thoughts on where things stand in the aftermath of the certain passage of the Senate health-care bill. 1. Few Democrats understand the depth and intensity of opposition that exists toward them and their agenda, especially regarding health care. Passage of this bill will only heighten the depth and intensity of the opposition. […]

Neb.’s Nelson sees backlash on health reform plan – AP


t was the concern of Nebraska’s Republican governor over expanded Medicaid costs in the proposed Senate health care overhaul bill that led to a compromise to cover his state’s estimated $45 million share over a decade, U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson said Sunday. Gov. Dave Heineman “contacted me and he said this is another unfunded federal […]

Mystery $100 Million Payoff Buried In Senate Health Bill


Buried on pages 328 and 329 of the proposed Senate health care bill is an appropriation for an undisclosed state to recieve $100,000,000 from The Federal Treasury to “build or expand a state university medical school.”
The language doesn’t specify which lucky state gets this massive infusion of our tax dollars, and the language seems to [...]

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