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Aug 4, 2009 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Washington Times: The White House on Tuesday dismissed protests against President Obama's health care reforms in multiple states over the weekend as "manufactured anger." "I hope people will take a jaundiced eye to what is clearly the Astroturf nature of grass-roots lobbying," said White House press secretary Robert Gibbs during a morning off-camera session in his office ...

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Aug 4, 2009 13 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Politico: Even as the Senate Finance Committee restarts its delicate health care negotiations with Republicans, top Senate Democrats have made it clear that they’ll move ahead with or without GOP support this fall. New York Sen. Chuck Schumer, the vice chairman of the Senate Democratic Conference, said Democrats are prepping back-up plans if Finance Committee Chairman Max ...

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Aug 4, 2009 8 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Here's the link to the original video. The White House made the video below as a response to it.

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Aug 4, 2009 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Why do we have to be civil, if they are going to legislate and govern uncivilly?

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Aug 4, 2009 20 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

DURBIN: Well I think members should be out, speaking with the public, meeting with people who are the health care professionals and talking about the current situation. I’ve done it and I’ll continue to do it. But you know, I hope my colleagues won’t fall for a sucker-punch like this. These health insurance companies and ...

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Aug 3, 2009 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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Aug 3, 2009 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Enter ACTIVISTS

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Aug 3, 2009 2 Comments ›› Erik Wong

Human Events: Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent the House home on Friday after giving each of her 256 Democrats a little card with the talking points she thinks they’ll need to sell the awful House healthcare bill. House members went home after the Energy and Commerce Committee wrestled four Blue Dogs to the ground and passed ...

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Aug 3, 2009 4 Comments ›› Erik Wong

The Hill: Senate Democrats will await a bipartisan healthcare reform bill but are looking past it, and around it, in the meantime, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Monday. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) has been overseeing painstaking bipartisan negotiations with five other senators — three Republicans and two Democrats — for months. Baucus has set ...

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Aug 3, 2009 2 Comments ›› Erik Wong

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Aug 3, 2009 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Rasmussen: Confidence in U.S. Health Care System Has Grown in Recent Months Forty-eight percent (48%) of U.S. voters now rate the U.S. health care system as good or excellent. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that just 19% rate it as poor. These figures reflect a significant increase in support for the health care system over ...

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Aug 3, 2009 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Arlen Specter tries to excuse a vote for a health care bill with "We have to make decisions very fast". I you not.

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Aug 3, 2009 16 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

I've been saying over and over again that Obama's primary interest in the health insurance issue, is the same one he has for every other area of American enterprise: he wants the revenue streams that flow into private sector businesses to flow into the federal government instead. He doesn't want you, me, or any ...

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Aug 3, 2009 Comments Off Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's health care numbers don't seem to add up. And that's complicating his efforts to pass his top domestic priority. Obama claims his health effort will not dig the nation deeper into debt and over time will help reduce deficits. He has vowed to not sign any health bill that ...

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Aug 3, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Wall Street Journal: WASHINGTON -- A bruising session marked by politically volatile legislation strained relations between congressional Democrats and the White House and spawned cracks in the party's coalition. As House members headed home on their August recess Friday, President Barack Obama's domestic agenda was increasingly at risk on Capitol Hill. Some congressional allies say Mr. Obama's ...

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Aug 2, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

As far as Barack Obama goes, if we do jobs, the August will be the last month before The Fall. Enter ACTIVISTS

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Aug 2, 2009 Comments Off Pat Dollard

"an industry that consumes nearly one-fifth of the nation's economy" Thugocracy Racketeering: He who owns the health insurance industry, owns America. Washington Post: From the start of his presidency, Barack Obama made clear that his plan for enacting comprehensive health-care reform came down to three words: fast, broad and bipartisan. That was then. Now, as lawmakers begin to flee Washington ...

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Aug 2, 2009 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are looking ahead to a health care showdown on the House floor in September following a key committee's passage of sweeping overhaul legislation. "This historic step," Obama said, "moves us closer to health insurance reform than we have ever been before." In a sign of the fight ahead, ...

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Aug 1, 2009 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Washington Times: Five congressional panels have wrestled - some for hours, some for months - with whether to include the creation of a public health insurance program in their reform legislation. But as Congress breaks for its August recess, the real battle over the measure may not have even started, even as the rhetoric continued. President Obama ...

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Aug 1, 2009 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Aug 1, 2009 12 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

"Distraction". See how they mock, marginalize, demonize, and belittle the concerns of the opposition: Washington Post: A campaign on conservative talk radio, fueled by President Obama's calls to control exorbitant medical bills, has sparked fear among senior citizens that the health-care bill moving through Congress will lead to end-of-life "rationing" and even "euthanasia." The controversy stems from a ...

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Aug 1, 2009 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Sky News: New EU regulations, which come into force today, slash the maximum working week for doctors from 56 to 48 hours. The Royal College of Surgeons and pressure group RemedyUK have warned that the European Working Time Directive (EWTD) could wreak havoc if there is a second wave of swine flu in the autumn. Dr Andy Thornley, ...

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Aug 1, 2009 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Weekly Standard: Last night, the House Energy and Commerce Committee narrowly passed the Stupak-Pitts amendment to prevent the bill from mandating that private insurance plans cover abortions, but when Chairman Henry Waxman brought the amendment up for reconsideration, Rep. Bart Gordon of Tennessee flipped his vote to 'no', defeating the Stupak-Pitts amendment 30 to 29. "I ...

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Jul 31, 2009 8 Comments ›› Erik Wong

TrueSlant: As confirmed by recent polling data, Obama’s pitch that the country’s existing health care system is in need of radical alteration has fallen upon deaf ears. The more people learn of the details of Obama’s plan, the less they like it. One of the reasons Obama’s health care initiative is now badly floundering is that ever ...

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Jul 31, 2009 11 Comments ›› Erik Wong

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