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Bart Stupak

How Many Abortions Did You Pay for Today?

July 14, 2010

CNS has reported that President Obama’s Executive Order prohibiting the taxpayer funding for abortions is ostensibly worthless.  Remember, that Executive Order (aka Bart Stupak’s pound of flesh) was issued to plug a loophole in Obama Care that would use taxpayer money to fund abortions.  Perennial passage of the Hyde Amendment since the 1980s continued the [...]

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Retirement #2 of the Day: Bart Stupak

April 9, 2010

In addition to Justice John Paul Stevens announcing his retirement, Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI), best known for selling out the unborn in exchange for his ObamaCare vote, announced today that he will be retiring from Congress at the end of his term, blaming all of the “death threats” he has gotten as a result of [...]

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Bart Stupak, “Baby Killer?”

March 22, 2010

Here’s the clip from last night’s final debate before the House passed the Obama Care monstrosity: Go to about 23 seconds.  What do you think was said? Of course, some House members are calling for an apology from Texas Representative Randy Neugebauer for his alleged statement, which he said was not simply “baby killer,” but [...]

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We May Have Lost the Battle, But the War Is Just Beginning

March 22, 2010

We lost the battle.  Bart Stupak (D-MI) caved and surrendered his principles for a promise and couple of lousy airports, and  ObamaCare has been passed by both houses, and will be signed into law by President Obama this week, thus making it the law of the land.  The so-called “reconciliation fix” which undoes some of [...]

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Senate Parliamentarian Rules Against Democrats

March 11, 2010

The Senate Parliamentarian has ruled that the Senate cannot vote on a reconciliation ‘fix’ to ObamaCare until the original bill has become law.  This is a major setback for the Democrats, as they were trying to convince House members to go along with the Senate bill by passing the reconciliation measure first or as part [...]

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The Democrats’ ObamaCare Problem

March 10, 2010

Despite talks of optimism from Nancy Pelosi, all the signs are there that the Democrats don’t have the votes to pass ObamaCare, and don’t even have a plan on how to procedurally do it.  The fact of the matter is that the House doesn’t trust the Senate to push through the reconciliation fixes, and most [...]

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Does He Have the Votes?

March 4, 2010

Does Obama even have the votes to pass ObamaCare via reconciliation?  Interestingly enough, the problem may lie in the House, not in the Senate.  Obama has decided to go all-in with reconciliation, but now he must convince his own caucus in the House to unite around a single bill. The original ObamaCare proposal passed the [...]

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