How CA GOP will attack Dems in 2014 election

How CA GOP will attack Dems in 2014 election

Obamacare, heavy load, Matson, cagle, Nov. 19, 2013California Republicans might not be the most talented bunch, but now and then they can figure out what to do. This time, it’s obvious. They will do three things:

1. Attack Obamacare.

2. Attack Obamacare.

3. Attack Obamacare.

The next year will see millions of Californians griping about either losing their coverage, or putting up with the problems of Obamacare.

Perhaps hundreds of thousands will be forced to declare bankruptcy because either:

a. Their insurance was canceled by Obamacare, and they couldn’t pay the medical bills to stay alive, for example with cancer treatments. Or:

b. They got Obamacare, and continued needed expensive treatments, but their premiums went up so high that they could only afford to pay after declaring bankruptcy.

All these people will be griping to their friends and relatives.

52nd District

Democrats are responding. Take the 52nd Congressional District. Incumbent Scott Peters, D-San Diego, barely defeated Republican Brian Bilbray in 2012, 51.2 percent to 48.8 percent. The likely Republican nominee this time is Carl DeMaio.

This is from Peters’ Website on Nov. 15:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting for two separate proposals to enable Americans to keep their current health plans. He voted for the Democratic motion offered by Rep. Andrews of New Jersey, which ultimately did not receive majority support. In addition he joined 38 of his Democratic colleagues in supporting the “Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013” [HR 3350], introduced by Rep. Upton of Michigan, which passed the House 261-157.

 “Allowing people to keep their current health plans was a commitment the President made to the American people and he did the right thing this week in offering an administrative fix to honor his promise. The ACA is a tremendous undertaking and will likely require more fixes as we continue to work through its implementation. I remain open to every idea, from Republicans and Democrats, to make healthcare more affordable for hard-working San Diegans.

Republicans aren’t letting him get away with that. A Nov. 19 press release from the National Republican Congressional Committee reads:

Nancy Pelosi’s “Meet the Press” Appearance this Weekend Sparks New Round of ObamaCare Questions for House Democrats

WASHINGTON – On this week’s “Meet the Press,” Nancy Pelosi proudly stated that Democrats are going to continue backing ObamaCare and its failed policies. She proclaimed that “Democrats stand tall in support of the Affordable Care Act,” and it’s time for California families to know: does Scott Peters ‘stand tall’ with President Obama and his botched health care law?

Peters has been an ObamaCare supporter through and through, and has repeatedly ensured that the billion dollar health care law remains the law of the land. California families are fed up with their canceled policies, skyrocketing premiums and unaffordable access to health care. It’s time for Scott Peters to fess up — is he going to ‘stand tall’ with the law heading into the 2014 elections?

Similar press releases have been sent out attacking other Democratic incumbents. Obamacare is a target so big even Republicans can hit it.

Since 1948, Democrats have striven to pass comprehensive, national health care. Now that they have done so, they’re going to have to live with it — and lose with it at the polls.



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  1. LetitCollapse
    LetitCollapse 19 November, 2013, 15:34

    Does any of it really matter if they wear different colored jerseys yet play on the same team?

    The examples are numerous.

    But the bickering sure makes for good entertainment when the cameras are rolling.

    And Americans love to be entertained.

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  2. LetitCollapse
    LetitCollapse 19 November, 2013, 19:53

    Hey, did you happen to read in the news about the latest proposed contract between the USA and Afghanistan in an official document recently drawn up entitled: “SECURITY AND DEFENSE COOPERATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF AFGHANISTAN”?

    Yep. It calls for the indefinite occupation of Afghanistan by thousands of US troops with US outposts combined with US financing of hundreds of thousands of Afghan security forces to the tune of billions of dollars each year – all in the name of the continuing war on Al-Queda.

    I warned the other day about believing the promise that Obama is going to pull our troops out of Afghanistan.

    You can’t change the stripes on a Zebra. Once a liar, always a liar.

    So it’s not just ObamaCare – it’s a pattern. A woven pattern that continues to rear it’s ugly head.

    And BOTH the democrats and republicans (teammates who wear different colored jerseys) will jump right on board. It’ll make no difference what the people want. Mark my words. We need to do it to protect the children.

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  3. LetitCollapse
    LetitCollapse 19 November, 2013, 20:13

    Does anyone understand the significance of the slippery slope that we are on as a nation? Like it or not, our President is the symbolic father of our nation. It is built into our culture. The masses look to him as a father figure and a role model. It’s true. It’s true. It’s true. Like it or not.

    What happens in a regular family when the father tells big lies? The sons and daughters mimic the father, don’t they? They perceive lying as ‘ok’ since dad does it all the time.

    It’s no different with a national family. Other politicians follow the lead of the POTUS. On a Federal, State and local level. If the President can do it – it must be ‘ok’. And when the masses see their leaders lie the masses become desensitized to lying. It becomes acceptable. We become a nation of liars.

    This is how the fabric of a society unravels. You are seeing the moral decay and desensitization and progressive decline of a culture before your very eyes.

    Do you consent to all this?

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  4. LetitCollapse
    LetitCollapse 19 November, 2013, 23:34

    One of the weirdest contradictions is that our troops will likely remain in Afghanistan indefintely under the proposed agreement (contrary to Obama’s promise to the American people)to fight the ‘war on Al-Queda’, yet this President was prepared to partner militarily with and provide aid to the Syrian Rebels, which is 50% or more composed of Islamic terrorists, to include Al-Queda, had Putin not scared him off. And I expect the large majority of both parties to rubber stamp the continued occupation for him. contrary to the will of the people.

    Do you consent to all this?

    But his daughters, Malia and Sasha, and his family dogs, Bo and Sunny, are just darling. Aren’t they?

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  5. Ulysses Uhaul
    Ulysses Uhaul 20 November, 2013, 02:10

    Did you have a hand in writing the prodigious WAR and PEACE?

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    • LetitCollapse
      LetitCollapse 20 November, 2013, 10:22

      Is there something that you disagree with in my comments, Ulysses? Or are you just venting your frustrations with the truth by focusing on me?

      Different take? Let’s discuss. That’s what comment boards were made for. Sarcastic comments only detract from that purpose. Let’s grow up.

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      • Rex the Wonderdog!
        Rex the Wonderdog! 20 November, 2013, 12:30

        Is there something that you disagree with in my comments, Ulysses?
        No, this is just a Teddy Steals sock puppet, troll, pay no attention to him 😉

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  6. Rex the Wonderdog!
    Rex the Wonderdog! 20 November, 2013, 12:29

    I have no faith in either party- both bought and paid for.

    That is why there are more Independants in CA than either Dems or Repugs.

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    • Ted Steele, CEO
      Ted Steele, CEO 24 November, 2013, 10:00

      Poodle– you are a repub. You vote repub, you talk the talk, you spout the talking points, you watch Fox News and listen to El Rushbo. We have seen your prose for years, we know you, we own you.

      Post on ranter! You are filling a need out here in the fringe right tea baggy community. We salute you sir!

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  7. Ulysses Uhaul.
    Ulysses Uhaul. 20 November, 2013, 23:42

    Collapse…..hint…hint… one reads intellectual ancient talking points!

    Reply this comment
  8. LetitCollapse
    LetitCollapse 21 November, 2013, 10:42

    Tuck tail and run.

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