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Fri Mar 24, 2017, 11:27 AM

House Dems Warn GOP: Repeal Vote Will Be 'Tattooed To Their Foreheads'

Source: Talking Points Memo


By MATT SHUHAM Published MARCH 24, 2017, 11:17 AM EDT

House Democrats warned their Republican colleagues against voting for the American Health Care Act on Friday, pointing to the speed with which it was pushed through the chamber and its unpopularity in a recent poll.

“What is happening today is a lose-lose situation for the Republicans,” Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said of the legislation during a press conference with party leadership.

“It’s a lose for the American people, that’s for sure," she continued. "But the people who vote for this will have this vote tattooed to their foreheads as they go forward.”

House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-NY) added: “The adage, ‘damned if you do, damned if you don’t’? They may feel damned if they don’t. We believe they’ll be even more damned if they do.”

Read more: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/house-dems-warn-republicans-obamacare-repeal-vote-tattooed-to-their-foreheads

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Reply House Dems Warn GOP: Repeal Vote Will Be 'Tattooed To Their Foreheads' (Original post)
DonViejo Mar 2017 OP
still_one Mar 2017 #1
yuiyoshida Mar 2017 #11
wordpix Mar 2017 #13
yuiyoshida Mar 2017 #16
angstlessk Mar 2017 #12
still_one Mar 2017 #14
dalton99a Mar 2017 #2
Wounded Bear Mar 2017 #3
Brother Buzz Mar 2017 #4
Ohioblue22 Mar 2017 #5
maxsolomon Mar 2017 #6
hibbing Mar 2017 #8
0rganism Mar 2017 #17
Hekate Mar 2017 #7
muntrv Mar 2017 #9
mopinko Mar 2017 #10
Sunlei Mar 2017 #15

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 11:31 AM

1. They really don't care. They are counting on the American public's short attention span to get them

through this, and they might just be right

The lessons of 2000 were sure forgotten quickly enough

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Response to still_one (Reply #1)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 12:36 PM

11. This...

n/t

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Response to yuiyoshida (Reply #11)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 01:52 PM

13. from twitter

RogelioGarcia Lawyer‏ @LawyerRogelio 13m13 minutes ago
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We what do you know!👇🏽👇🏽the PEOPLE STILL IN CHARGE!✌🏽✌🏽✌🏽


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Response to wordpix (Reply #13)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 02:57 PM

16. interesting

arigatou

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Response to still_one (Reply #1)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 01:50 PM

12. And don't forget gerrymandering and voter suppression!

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Response to angstlessk (Reply #12)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 01:52 PM

14. You are right angstlessk. I am hoping we are able to mobilize and start undoing the

damage that has been done at the local and state levels


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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 11:32 AM

2. Put Donald Trump on their foreheads anyway

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 11:40 AM

3. Repubs have to do this quickly...

or else it will bleed over into next year's election season. Yes, they're banking on Americans' short attention span.

However long it takes, or whatever the outcome, we much make sure that we don't forget, and we don't let others forget either.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 11:42 AM

4. Their butts need to be tattooed too

because that's all their constituents will see as they continue to run away.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 11:48 AM

5. just like shutting down the government did

 

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 11:57 AM

6. that hurts them how?

gerrymandered districts, over-representation of rural states, voter suppression of minorities, a nationwide propaganda system of rightist media, and low mid-term turnout by young voters will make them pretty comfortable with that tattoo.

it's not even the bill that will become the law. the Senate will write that.

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Response to maxsolomon (Reply #6)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 12:06 PM

8. Yeah, I don't think it matters

I'm feeling pretty hopeless. I mean you have Sam Brownback getting re-elected after destroying their budget. The district drawing and voter suppression makes many feel safe, and sadly, they are.


Peace

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Response to maxsolomon (Reply #6)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 03:05 PM

17. gerrymandering works against them in a wave election

the way it's usually done is to sacrifice a super-safe district to make 2 or more less-safe but still favorable districts
problem for them is, it's a lot easier for us to tip a couple of 5-point seats than a single 10-point seat

voter suppression is a much bigger issue for us, one we need to start working on 20 years ago before it's too late

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 12:03 PM

7. KnR

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 12:10 PM

9. I'd like to tattoo "Trump & Putin" on their foreheads.

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Response to muntrv (Reply #9)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 12:14 PM

10. i was thinking "traitor"

 

maybe "trump traitor" of "pooties pet" or maybe just that keen little red white and blue russsian flag.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Mar 24, 2017, 02:24 PM

15. Republicans need larger heads to fit 120 "I Love Insurance Corporations more than YOU", tattoos

Republicans have squandered many years, hundreds of hours & millions of dollars voting against ACA.

They always vote pro-Insurance Corporations and against Americans best interests.

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