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With millions still waiting for Sandy relief, Repubs reintroduce Obamacare repeal

Posted by on Jan. 3, 2013 at 11:40 PM
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With Millions Still Waiting For Sandy Relief, Republicans Reintroduce Obamacare Repeal

The 112th Congress gaveled to a close on Thursday afternoon without passing a relief package for victims of Hurricane Sandy or reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act, but Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) isn’t too concerned about finishing what Republicans had left undone. Instead, at 12:00 PM she introduced the very first piece of legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which states are now busily implementing.

House Republicans have unsuccessfully voted 33 times in the last two years to eliminate health care reform and wasted at least 88 hours and $50 million, while failing to pass a single piece of job creation legislation in the last session of Congress.

Dozens of Republicans, including 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney, ran against Obamacare, yet the party suffered losses every step along the way. The Supreme Court upheldthe law, House repeal efforts went nowhere in the Democratically-controlled Senate, and President Obama has pledged to veto any effort to rescind the measure. Even newly reelected Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) was compelled to admit in November that Obamacare is now the law of the land (though he later backed away from his own comments and pledged to do everything in his power to undermine it).

But House Republicans are apparently not quite ready to give up the fight. At this rate, they could be on track to becoming even less productive than the least productive Congress in U.S. history.

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by on Jan. 3, 2013 at 11:40 PM
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lga1965
by on Jan. 3, 2013 at 11:43 PM
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 OMG, a picture of Michele Bachmann....way to really ruin my evening.

She is a loon.

ugh.

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”
Dr. Seuss

lga1965
by on Jan. 3, 2013 at 11:47 PM
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 They NEED to get that aid to the people who lost so much during hurricane Sandy but,instead,they are letting their resentment of the President and bitterness over losing in November sidetrack them. They need an attitude adjustment---all of the Republicans. They are just heartless.

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”
Dr. Seuss

TranquilMind
by Platinum Member on Jan. 4, 2013 at 12:01 AM

And while millions are waiting for help, Obama is still authorizing millions of deaths via drone strikes on a regular basis.

Get used to it.  Politicians are corrupt. 

LauraKW
by "Dude!" on Jan. 4, 2013 at 12:05 AM

 What a great waste of time.

morrigan914
by Bronze Member on Jan. 4, 2013 at 12:12 AM
I agree with everything except the Republican part, they're all a bunch of assholes. I truly believe their pat should be based off of how productive they are, like they want to do to teachers.
Quoting lga1965:

 They NEED to get that aid to the people who lost so much during hurricane Sandy but,instead,they are letting their resentment of the President and bitterness over losing in November sidetrack them. They need an attitude adjustment---all of the Republicans. They are just heartless.


lga1965
by on Jan. 4, 2013 at 12:17 AM
I kinda think the Military strategists are in charge of Drones ..... but you can go ahead with your "Obama hate " if it helps. And "millions " is a gross exaggeration.
Quoting TranquilMind:

And while millions are waiting for help, Obama is still authorizing millions of deaths via drone strikes on a regular basis.


Get used to it.  Politicians are corrupt. 

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by on Jan. 4, 2013 at 12:18 AM
They're also heartless.

Quoting morrigan914:

I agree with everything except the Republican part, they're all a bunch of assholes. I truly believe their pat should be based off of how productive they are, like they want to do to teachers.
Quoting lga1965:

 They NEED to get that aid to the people who lost so much during hurricane Sandy but,instead,they are letting their resentment of the President and bitterness over losing in November sidetrack them. They need an attitude adjustment---all of the Republicans. They are just heartless.


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