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UPDATE: ObamaCare Bill in the Senate
Reid reaches 60 as Sen. Lincoln pledges vote to begin debate
By Jeffrey Young
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has secured the vital 60th vote he needs to advance healthcare reform legislation with the announcement by Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) that she will vote with her party Saturday evening. Read more
The comments to this article are an excellent gauge of how angry voters are becoming with the demonstrated indifference and total disregard of their best interest and their will for these elected officials to vote against this "ObamaAbomination":
"Bought and paid for with my tax dollars! You Democrats make the "Culture of Corruption" you pegged the Republicans as look like child's play! BY Diane on 11/21/2009 at 14:44 "
"Not surprising, another liberal Democratic sellout. I guess she has had mammogram already. We the People will still fight this insanity! BY Steve on 11/21/2009 at 14:45"
"Memo to Lincoln: na na na hey hey hey good bye! We will vote you out of office! Hope you have a nice cushy lobbyist job lined up. BY Reality check on 11/21/2009 at 14:48 "
"Is Blanche courageous or bribed??? BY Tim on 11/21/2009 at 14:51 "
"Are all the democrat prostitutes getting sweetheart deals?! BY BOUGHT AND PAID on 11/21/2009 at 14:51 "
"Another Democratic sellout! What was her price? BY Davis on 11/21/2009 at 14:55 "
"Women's health care is the first reduction to be made in Obama's health care bill. Are we the expendables? Who is next? Will the male dominated Democratic party reduce benefits for men? I think not. BY JEAN on 11/21/2009 at 14:55 "
"I'm not sure how 60% (not just 51%) of senators simply choosing to have an open debate, let alone a vote, about health care reform is somehow corrupt. It actually appears refreshingly democratic. BY Jim on 11/21/2009 at 14:57"
"Granted, the 60 votes begin the 'great debate'...I will be emailing my senators that a vote FOR will guarantee my vote AGAINST when they run for re-election. This mega- trillion dollar monstrosity must be stopped!!! BY WirelessCobra on 11/21/2009 at 14:58"
"This demonstrates a willful noncompliance to voter wishes. I intend to move my independent vote to the people who vote against this tax and spent Marxist Govt BY Jack Walker on 11/21/2009 at 15:01"
Here's to hoping that every one of those politicians remembers, 2010 is an election year for many of them and We The People will STILL be paying attention!