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Live updates on Health Care Vote Count

March 20, 2010 Politisite 2

So here’s where we stand on the votes, from my best attempt at a count. There are 16 undecided votes still out there, all of them Democrats. I’ve listed them below. It looks like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is at 210 and needs six out of 16 votes to get to 216. Here are her targets. The dozen previous yes votes are all pro-lifers. PREVIOUS NO VOTES BRIAN BAIRD (WA), […]

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Obama: You will see 'premiums fall by as much as 3,000 percent' under Obamacare

March 16, 2010 Politisite 0

When House Speaker Pelosi said that ObamaCare will allow Americans to realize their dream of being an artist, photographer, or writer without having to work a day job to have health insurance, some of us wondered whether ObamaCare also will cover other expenses, such as for housing and food, that force people to work a job they may not like while they pursue their dreams. Now we know the answer: […]

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Health Care Reform: Only 23 Percent Stongly support Obamacare

March 15, 2010 Politisite 0

Democrats in Congress are vowing to pass their national health care plan with a vote in the House possible by the end of this week. But most voters still oppose the plan the same way they have for months. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 43% favor the health care plan proposed by President Obama and congressional Democrats, while 53% oppose it. Those findings include 23% who […]

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House Dems Try to Pass Obamacare Without a Vote

March 10, 2010 Politisite 0

We are hearing word that House Democrats, led by House Rules Chairman Louise Slaughter (D-NY) are attempting an end-run around one of the most basic Constitutional principles taught in Junior High Civics – the mechanism by which a bill becomes law. Article 1, Section 7 of the constitution is clear: Every Bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives and the Senate, shall, before it become a Law, be […]

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Bachmann and Grayson Debate Health Care

March 4, 2010 Politisite 0

Ever wondered what happens when an unstoppable force meets an unmovable object? When matter meets anti-matter? The wait is over. Rep. Alan Grayson, Democrat of Florida, and Rep. Michele Bachmann, Republican of Minnesota, went toe-to-toe on Larry King Live last night. It’s a wonder the universe didn’t explode: Huffington Post has the full video. A few reactions: (1) Bachmann must read The Blog! (2) Grayson must have taken a chill […]

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Senator DeMint in South Carolina Promoting Health Care Freedom

August 14, 2009 Politisite 0

Today, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint announced details for his 5th Annual “South Carolina on the Move” Tour. Senator DeMint will visit 12 cities throughout the state to promote his plan for health care freedom that will make it possible for Americans to have access to personal health insurance and the freedom to make their own health care decisions. “There are serious problems with the President’s plan for a government takeover […]

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Why Congress is exempt from Obamacare

August 10, 2009 Politisite 0

Herein lies the ultimate Achilles’ Heel of Obamacare. Watch as Democrat Rep. Niki Tsongas (MA-5th) of Massachusetts attempts to explain why Congress is exempt from the government health care takeover mandates. The exchange starts at 4:00: Epic fail. The imperious “Do as I say, not as I do” ways of Washington cannot be packaged as choice-enhancing, no matter how hard Rep. Tsongas tries. Refresher from 5 key freedoms you’ll lose […]

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Obama's Former Doctor Speaks Out Against the Obama Health Care Plan

August 7, 2009 Politisite 0

GRETA VAN SUSTEREN, FOX NEWS HOST: We know what the politicians want, but are they being straight with us? And do they really know? We are asking questions. Yesterday, we went to the Cleveland Clinic to ask questions, and tonight, how about the president’s former doctor of 20 years? He’s a real doctor. He’s not a lobbyist. And he’s here. Dr. David Scheiner joins us live from children. He was […]