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Health care bill faces a crucial Senate vote

November 21st, 2009 . by TexasFred

Health care bill faces a crucial Senate vote

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrats called a revamp of the nation’s health care system long overdue as historic legislation advanced toward a Saturday night Senate showdown, an early test of party unity on President Barack Obama’s top domestic initiative

“The country suffers when there is a failure to act on serious challenges that millions of ordinary Americans face in their daily lives,” Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said during debate in a rare weekend session.

Democratic leaders are optimistic of success, but they need every Democrat and both independents to vote “yes,” and two moderates remained uncommitted ahead of the roll call, which is expected around 8 p.m. EST. The vote will determine whether debate can go forward on Majority Leader Harry Reid’s 2,074-page bill to overhaul health care over the next decade.

United in opposition, Republicans cast the bill as a costly government takeover, built on budget gimmicks.

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Health care bill faces a crucial Senate vote

I’m seeing a lot of folks on Facebook, and in various blogs, making that last minute desperation plea for everyone to call this Senator or that Senator and tell them to vote NO on ObamaCare.

Here’s the truth folks, and this will NOT make me popular with some of you, but, that’s OK too. I don’t blog to make other people happy anyway, I blog to make ME happy, and to speak the TRUTH as I see it.

The fix is in with of these cretins. This is what happens when you have a bunch of crooked Democratic welfare slugs standing around with their hands out. And lets face the facts, if YOUR Senator hasn’t already made up his/her, and made an open statement regarding their vote on this debacle at this late date, well, it’s a bit too late to be trying to influence them now.

The two Democratic holdouts are Sens. Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas and Mary Landrieu of Louisiana. A third centrist, Ben Nelson of Nebraska, announced Friday that he’d be supporting his party on the test vote, while cautioning that it didn’t mean he’d be with them on the final vote.

I’m going to offer MY opinion on Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, and again, I may not make some people happy with that opinion, but what the hell…

Mary Landrieu is a WHORE! Bought and paid for. Call it whatever you like, WHORE is how I see it, because it seems that she was assured $100 MILLION dollars for the state of Louisiana FOR her vote and her continued support of the Democratic party line.

I have NO knowledge of Sens. Blanche Lincoln and Ben Nelson, I will leave them to be soundly trounced by the folks that DO know them.

I am a native OF Louisiana. Thank GOD that I was able to make the escape from there! ALL of my immediate family still lives in Louisiana. I have a pretty solid finger on the pulse of Louisiana politics, and the less than scrupulous cretins that still find their way into office from that state. I have no problem with pointing out how they prostitute themselves instead of voting the wishes of their constituents.

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