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  • Townhall Downfall: Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) Refuses To Go On Public Plan If Obamacare Passes

    During the mark up of H.R. 3200, House Ways and Means Committee member Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) voted against an amendment that would have required Members of Congress to forfeit their current private coverage and force them to enroll in the newly-created public health insurance plan. This would only be fair since independent analysis from the Lewin Group shows that if Obamacare passes, employers around the nation would sever the current private coverage of about 88.1 million Americans, and send them onto the public plan.

    Kind’s constituent’s are not happy about this prospect, and one of them asked Kind if he would promise to go on the public plan:

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9-cp5N0COE[/youtube]

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    26 Responses to Townhall Downfall: Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) Refuses To Go On Public Plan If Obamacare Passes

    1. MAS1916 says:

      Truly unbelievable and childish. Democrats believe in setting themselves above others and that they deserve better treatment.

      Democrats are nothing more than the middle school popularity group. By being 'popular' they believe that the same standards and norms do not apply to them.

      Found this bit showing 10 clinical reasons why Democrats are Early Adolescents who never grew up.

      http://www.conservativeblog.thewebinfocenter.com/

    2. DANIEL CABRERA, MERR says:

      THE LET'S DO IT FOR TED PLATFORM – THIS BAND OF CHICAGO-STYLE GANGSTERS WILL DO "ANYTHING NESCESSARY "…. WHEN MORALS ARE NOT LONGER PRESENT….EXPLOITATION OF THE DEAD IS UNHOLLY…this is an aberation/alteration/abuse of NECROPHILIA.

      How stupid those DUMBO-CRATS think americans are?

      Democrat factions – (THE OBAMA GANG CHICAGO-TYPE CORRUPTED POLITICAL ATMOSPHERE GROUP, ANTI-CONSTITUTIONAL / ANTI-AMERICAN, TERRORISTS-FRIENDLY ORIENTED ADMINISTRATION) – THEY want the pasing of the health care plan without the GOP …"BY ANY MEANS NESCESSARY"____

      It seems that the INTIMIDATIONS AND BRIBES are not powerful enough to convince as many as they wish to convince for this bogus plan.____

      AND NOW THEY WILL PUSH THE DEATH OF KENNEDY AS AN EXTRA COMPASSION / LET'S DO IT FOR TED' PLATFORM.

      Doing this – against the will of the people,… which, IN MAJORITY!, is clearly reluctant to the project – is a slap in the face to the american public,…a DISRESPECT….not to mention that doing this is non-democratic, therefore ANTI-CONSTITUTIONAL AND SO, ANTI-AMERICAN.____

      A premise;- TYTRANY AGAINST THE PEOPLE WILL, IS ANTI-CONSTITUTIONAL,… AND SO,… THAT IS TREASON!,…__

      A corolary AND OUT THERE IS VERY GOOD LEGAL POWER (lawyers, investigators, journalist, …you name it) with a MASSIVE DOCUMENTATION / PROOF TO WIPE THIS ADMISTRATION TO KINDOM COME____

      My question; – DO WE HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SEND THIS ANTI-AMERICAN APARATUS TO KINDOM COME?

      Good day,

      Daniel Cabrera,

      Merrillville,Indiana

    3. Sonny Girard, Boca R says:

      It is clear that Democrats do not want to represent Americans; they want to rule them.

    4. Maria in Pennsylvani says:

      Ronald Reagan warned us.Go to you tube he tells it all.

    5. Grace, Florida says:

      They just will not deal with TORT reform. We have got to start screaming about it.

    6. Lytnn Grant, Surfsid says:

      I must agree with the above 3 commenters on this subject with one point I would like to add. Keep in mind Rhome(?) Emanual's comment that the O' team will not waste a good crisis. I postulate that as more American's see and object to the direction Obama is taking us there is a very good chance that just before the 2010 elections there will be a major crisis of some sort and that the government will declare martial law, effectively suspending our constitutional laws/freedoms, and all elections will be suspended…probably for good. I see this as a method to insure that the democrates will remain in total control and not have to worry about losing this power they have at the moment…a prospect which they can see looming on the horrizon in 2010.

      Just my take on things.

    7. Karen, Florence, MT says:

      IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!

      HE IS SHREDDING OUR CONSTITUTION AND KILLING OUR FREEDOM!!!!

      JUST LOOK AT WHO HE HAS SURROUNDING HIM IN THE WHITE HOUSE, CHICAGO THUGS, HIS CZARS ARE SELF-AVOWED COMMUNISTS, SOCIALISTS, AND ANTI-AMERICANS WHO HATE THIS GREAT COUNTRY!!!

      MAY GOD HELP US!!!

    8. Martin/Georgia says:

      You can bet the the 2010 elections are on their manipulation plan.

    9. Tim AZ says:

      If you want to know why they won't support tort reform look and see how many of these hubris turds are lawyers. I have noticed most lawyers lack a moral compass it gets in the way of their job. Most lawyers make decisions based on weather or not they can get away with what they would like to do. Rather than weather or not it is morally acceptable.

    10. jlw indiana says:

      To Karen in Florence, MT

      Impeachment is carried out in the House of Representatives. pelosi and a huge democrat majority (no upper case for this bunch). There will be no impeachment, sorry.

    11. Jill, California says:

      Why does Congress have any choice at all regarding their own health plans? The taxpayers should be choosing their plans for them. If they ram a government option down our throats, that should be the only plan available to them.

    12. Bill North Carolina says:

      Of course not. Why give up a great program for one the common people will be on? Afterall we pay for his health care. Why do you think they were so quick to bailout AIG?

    13. Ed Fresquez says:

      I can only repeat what Mel Gibson's last words were in Braveheart "F—R—E—E—D—O—M!

    14. Lynn B. DeSpain says:

      Liberals, note that I did not say Democrats, the same as right wingers, note that I did not say Republicans, are an act against Nature. They take in air at one end, and speak out the other!

      Hozro

    15. Pat, New Jersey says:

      For a man who wanted nothing to do with prayer day in Washington, DC, Obama certainly invoked all the pastors to come to his rescue to pass his ObamaCare. And, like little sheep, they accommodated him. What he can't do politically, he is attempting to do religiously. His hypocrisy is superseded only by his audacity.

    16. Jerry from Chicago says:

      To Karen in Montana — As has been pointed out, impeachment procedings must begin in the House of Representatives. The problem is, we don't have any there. I wish we could impeach him, but it won't happen. All we can do, legally, is to wait until the next election for Congressmen comes around and vote everyone of these arrogent, obnoxious Obama supporters out on their keisters.

      We need to keep up the resistence to all of these socialistic plans of Obama's and his 'czars'. This man will not stop until he has bankrupted this country completely, or is thrown out of office. We all got what he promised – hope & change. We hope that we can change what he's done and is trying to do.

      How much this man must hate the United States.

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    18. Bobbie Jay says:

      Great comments and what a great town hall down fall. Pathetic pelosi gets cited again! Along with all the other clowned stooges! If people make the choice of a public option, then why isn't it at their cost? Why should we pay for ours and their's?

      Thank you for the humor, Lynn B. DeSpain!

    19. Rick Allen says:

      Obama is LYING AGAIN!!! He wants single payer health care and has said so MANY MANY times. On of the clearest comments from him was on 3-24-07 when he said to his union thug pals the SEIU that he could not guarantee single payer in his first term but that it would be a transitional period of a few years. See the words come out of his own lying mouth Check YOUTUBE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-bY92mcOdk&fe… This will make it CRYSTAL CLEAR !!! THE MAN IS A COMPULSIVE LIAR. Covered up by the FAR LEFT wackos who run the media. This is a complete and total take over attempt of the healthcare system as well, This step can not be reversed once this lying sack of …. gets his way. VOTE THEM ALL OUT

    20. Jane, Chicago says:

      There is a foundation being laid for the curtailment of free speech–being set up by Mark Lloyd, Diversity czar in charge of the Free Choice/FCC. While all this other stuff is going on he and Van Jones (on the board–communist associations, particularly Venezuala) are pressing buttons (investigation of CIA, etc) to cause distraction while the lay their groundwork. The object is Government expansion and control–via media. Lloyd is opposed to any private ownership of media. They will set up pods (boards) to regulate commentary and advertising. If a station dos not comply with the "rules" such as hiring a certain amount of blacks, Spanish, etc..it will be penalized (taxed at 100%) and thus put out of business. Jeffrey Imelt of MSNBC is already putting the pieces in place. This is according to Glenn Beck who is doing some serious investigating, and

      my gut feeling is he is right.

      SO, let us not give them any ammunition: Ask our questions respectfully, treat our Congressmen in a courteous way, as well as citizens who do not agree with us and shout etc.We can tell them that "as an American, you have the freedom to think what you want and so do I. Let's respect each other's." DO NOT give the media any reason to point to us as the "bad guys"!!

      Personally I am also boycotting MSNBC, and rarely listen to ABC,CBS or NBC.

    21. dan,minnesota,u.s. says:

      Maybe its time for a constitutional amendment reining in congress. all elected officials must be subjected to the laws they pass;no pensions for elected office;congress must file their own income taxes;and yearly, a full financial disclosure of personal assets. that might clean things up a little!

    22. plains mt says:

      When people accept free handout you are beholden to the giver. So I will not accept any goverment aid.If need arises WE as communities need to rises to the need of each other. sam hostetler

    23. Brenda, Phoenix, AZ says:

      No one seems to talk much about the affect of immigration, both legal and illegal, on healthcare. Pursuant to the Center for Immigration Studies, the cost to the American taxpayer to provide Medicaid to immigrants is $60 billion per year. This is a huge part of the healthcare crisis and needs to be addressed. HR 3200 allows immigrants a free pass to healthcare. Additionally, if HR3200 is passed, pursuant to research by the Heritage Foundation, this country will see "medical tourism" in which foreigners who can afford a plane ticket to this country will come for free medical care at the American taxpayer's expense. We must continue to hold Congress accountable for their actions. They have had a free pass for too long.

    24. Dennis A. Social Cir says:

      How is this a suprise, Congress has the best health care we the tax payer can afford. They like obama will never go the "guvernment" way. Then we read on in the bill that we the taxpayer will fund abortion, and force vets to just end their lives instaed of being cared for,the older we are the less care we will recieve. That is rationing at its best.

    25. Crimson Wife, S.F. B says:

      I'd like to see all members of Congress be required to use the military healthcare system- after the "pleasure" of that experience, I suspect hardly any would be in favor of socialized medicine…

    26. Richard Fletcher, Sa says:

      Thank God that someone will not go the Obamanation plan route on this matter!

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