Comments for: House Republicans take 33rd shot at health care law repeal

Posted July 11, 2012, at 10:26 p.m.

WASHINGTON — For the 33rd time, House Republicans took legislative aim at the nation’s new health care law — this time in a largely symbolic vote to repeal it. The two-day floor debate was orchestrated by GOP leaders in an effort to tap into the deep disagreements that remain two …

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  • Guest

    Just plain silly. 80 hours spent on these votes? Moderate Republicans (me) are embarrassed. Don’t give the Dems any more proof of a dysfunctional Congress.

  • Anonymous

    The supposed party of fiscal responsibility wasting time and money. Can’t say I’m shocked.

  • The Tea Party House fits the definition of Insanity,

     doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results!

  • and_then

    Five House Democrats voted with Republican Representatives to support the repeal of the Affordable Care Act in yet another wasted day in The House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. today.
    HALL OF SHAME Members include: Reps. Dan Boren (D-Okla) Mike McIntyre (D-NC) Jim Matheson (D-Utah)Mike Ross (D-Ark)  Larry Kissell (D-NC)along with all 239 Republican/TeaParty members who also voted for repeal.

    Dysfunctional, non- productive, and overpaid to boot. Time to fix it, term limits, no lobbying jobs after you’re out, no gold plated benefits, no pensions, GO HOME and go back to work at an average wage for your state, with average benefits, like your constituents.

    • I D Durkin

      these dems are really rebubs pretending to democrat !

  • Anonymous

    If there is one thing that the SSM movement in Maine has shown, if at first you don’t succeed, try try again. Yuck it up all you want, it’s only a matter of time before there is a Republican President and Congress, and then obamatax is history!

    Or are you all really that naive as to think Republicans will never again be in control of all three!
    Too bad the Democrats didn’t put all that energy into fixing the economy and jobs, instead of wasting 2 years on healthcare no one wants or can afford! Also too bad they exempted themselves from the abortion of a law!!! If it’s SO good……… more like good for us, not so much good for them! Typical Democrat edict; DO as I say, not as I do!

    • pbmann

      Once the American people see that the scare tactics of the Republicans are hollow, the GOP will have no choice but to accept that American’s don’t want to see their neighbors, friends, fellow Americans without affordable healthcare.

      That is what scares the GOP the most, that American’s will see thru the lies and scare tactics of their party on just about everything.

      • Anonymous

         Oooooo I’m really scared now! Yea, like the last 4 years have been a real prosperity feast under Obama!

        Too bad you and he didn’t fix the economy FIRST, then you could have worked on mucking up healthcare!

  • tag

    Once again Harry Reid will not allow a vote in the Senate on this bipartisan legislation because he knows even more Democrats would support the repeal of this abortion. Just like the bipartisan budgets that have passed the House. While the Presidents budgets get zero votes from Democrats, the GOP budgets have gotten several votes from Democrats. Democrats are fools.

    • pbmann

      Sorry, but 5 Democrats from conservative districts does not make this a bi-partisan bill.  Not even close!

      • Anonymous

         All the same, Reid sees the writing on the wall, even if he’s not bright enough to understand it!

  • Guest

    SCOTUS ruled. Get over it Teabullies. Stop this sideshow.

    • Anonymous

       And as SCOTUS pointed out, if you don’t like it, dump Obama!

      Okay, we’ll do as SCOTUS suggests!

      • Guest

        that’s not quite accurate

      • Anonymous

        Guess you need glasses.

        Even the gods have feet of clay …

  • I D Durkin

    July 11,2012 The Malicious Separationist, Representative Eric CantorAnd The Republicans in the 112th House of Representatives, The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives,  vote of 244-185, on Wednesday for the 33rd time   passed a bill to repeal President Barack Obama’s overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system. Doesn’t this sound like a spoiled child who can’t take no for an answer!  As Americans we deserve better, stop wasting our freaken time, Dammit.  Please send these politicians a message in November… Don’t  bring them back,  elect the Democrat please. copy-write(copy&use)2012IDDURKIN

  • Anonymous

    The gang that couldn’t shoot straight …

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