Republican Traitors Help Senate Pass The Buck

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The Senate passed the buck back to the House today. Voting 54-44 on strict party lines, the Senate approved a stopgap spending plan that sets up a weekend showdown between Tea Party Republicans and GOP leaders in the House. Whether the Federal government shuts down Monday is now up to them. The cloture vote took place after 25 Republican Senators sided with Democrats and voted to end debate on the matter. That measure passed 79-19.

44 Republicans voted to rescind the defunding of Obamacare:

Lamar Alexander of Tennessee
Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire
John Barrasso of Wyoming
Roy Blunt of Missouri
John Boozman of Arkansas
Richard Burr of North Carolina
Saxby Chambliss of Georgia
Jeffrey Chiesa of New Jersey
Daniel Coats of Indiana
Tom Coburn of Oklahoma
Thad Cochran of Mississippi
Susan Collins of Maine
Bob Corker of Tennessee
John Cornyn of Texas
Michael Crapo of Idaho
Ted Cruz of Texas
Michael Enzi of Wyoming
Deb Fischer of Nebraska
Lindsey Graham of South Carolina
Charles Grassley of Iowa
Dean Heller of Nevada
John Hoeven of North Dakota
James Inhofe of Oklahoma
Johnny Isakson of Georgia
Mike Johanns of Nebraska
Ron Johnson of Wisconsin
Mark Steven Kirk of Illinois
Mike Lee of Utah
John McCain of Arizona
Mitch McConnell of Kentucky
Jerry Moran of Kansas
Lisa Murkowski of Alaska
Rand Paul of Kentucky
Rob Portman of Ohio
Jim Risch of Idaho
Pat Roberts of Kansas
Marco Rubio of Florida
Tim Scott of South Carolina
Jeff Sessions of Alabama
Richard Shelby of Alaska
John Thune of South Dakota
Patrick Toomey of Pennsylvania
David Vitter of Louisiana
Roger Wicker of Mississippi

Republicans Jeff Flake of Arizona and Orrin Hatch of Utah did not vote.

25 Republicans voted to end debate on the legislation:

Lamar Alexander of Tennessee
Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire
John Barrasso of Wyoming
Roy Blunt of Missouri
John Boozman of Arkansas
Richard Burr of North Carolina
Saxby Chambliss of Georgia
Jeffrey Chiesa of New Jersey
Daniel Coats of Indiana
Tom Coburn of Oklahoma
Thad Cochran of Mississippi
Susan Collins of Maine
Bob Corker of Tennessee
John Cornyn of Texas
Lindsey Graham of South Carolina
John Hoeven of North Dakota
Johnny Isakson of Georgia
Mike Johanns of Nebraska
Ron Johnson of Wisconsin
Mark Steven Kirk of Illinois
John McCain of Arizona
Mitch McConnell of Kentucky
Lisa Murkowski of Alaska
John Thune of South Dakota
Roger Wicker of Mississippi

Republicans Jeff Flake of Arizona and Orrin Hatch of Utah did not vote.

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  • Karma

    So what are you planning to do about that, vote them out of office? then there will be no Republicans. Do you always throw a tantrum when your wishes don’t come through? grow up!

    • lizard4445

      THEIR ALL CORRUPT AND TRAITORS KARMA…WE HAVE A RIGHT TO BE MAD..OH.. YOU MUST BE AN OBAMA ASS KISSER?

    • BigGeezer

      no… you vote in conservative Patriots who care about this once great country.

    • BigMamaTEA

      No Karma, you find and vote in a different kind of R.
      A Constitutional Conservative, of Libertarian. One R is as good as the next. We’ve just got to stop re-electing the same guy who’s been in for 30 years, who spends more time with the special interests than the People. Some of them don’t even go home on the weekend, they have a place in DC. You lose the concept of “real people” when you stay in the fishbowl 24/7.

      Also, WE are going to have to do a better job keeping an eye on them. Even the ones who are honorable.

    • hardh8

      WoW karma, wanting our representives to tell the truth is “throwing a tantrum?” The answer is HELL YES we’re going to vote them out of office.

  • Cathy Hovey

    Again, I wish I had Oprah’s money, cause I want revenge. I want to look up every one of the traitors, see when THEIR term is up, and then wish I had the money to plaster their state with reminders about how their rep turned on us. They ARE truly traitors. What did the US used to do to traitors, back in the 17 and 1800’s? And the mass media, jumping all over Ted Cruz for at least TRYING to be a public servant. I’d like to get them back too.

    • jaybird

      It is a shame that most of the public of both parties don’t understand that their representatives that didn’t stand with Cruz, Lee and the rest are not looking out for them. ObamaCare is killing full time jobs. Obama Care killed Big Birds full time job, it is killing full time jobs at Sea World, it is killing full time job just about everywhere. It seems that they are showing that the premiums are low for some young people but they have not said what the deductible is which I would imagine is high. Low payment =high decuctibles. Limited approved doctors and limited approved hospitals.

      • liz

        They don’t care, they are afraid of O’Bama and his machine so they will always side with him.. Just wait, if Clinton gets in we are completely finished!!!!

        • Teddy Ruxpin

          No, not if we can take the Senate back & that could happen!

      • ch2801

        And I had already have been that 62 year old minimum wage woman DickDurban talked about. Either the insurance want half your income or if you find it cheaper the only doctor that would take that insurance had lost his hospital privilages

      • KLAUS11

        IT IS THE PLAN OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER TO ELIMINATE THE MIDDLE CLASS COMPLETELY.
        THERE WILL JUST BE A RULING CLASS AND THE WORKER BEES. 6 BILLION PEOPLE ARE SLATED TO BE ELIMINATED VIA FOOD ADDITIVES, CREATED FANINES,VACCINATIONS, MEDICATIONS, ETC
        THE GUILLOTINE FOR THE ROTHSCHILDS, THROW THE ROCKEFELLERS IN TOO.

    • BigMamaTEA

      Cathy, you don’t have to be rich to be a keyboard warrior!!!!

      Here’s your start: Senators up for election in 2014:

      35 up for re-election/retiring

      Names in bold are “keepers”

      Lamar Alexander R-TN, Max
      Baucus D-MT (retiring), Mark Begich D-AK, Saxby Chambliss R-GA, Thad Cochran
      R-MS, Susan Collins R-ME, Chris Coons D-DE, John Cornyn R-TX, William “Mo”Cowan
      D-MA, Richard Durbin D-IL, Mike Enzi R-WY,
      Al Franken D-MN, Lindsay Graham
      R-SC, Kay Hagan D-NC, Tom Harkin D-IA (retiring) Jim Inhofe R-OK, Mike
      Johanns R-NE (retiring) Tim Johnson D-SD, Mary Landrieu D-LA, Lautenberg’s temp
      replacement (?) NJ, Carl Levin D-MI (retiring)
      Mitch McConnell R-KY, Jeff
      Merkley D-OR, Jack Reed D-RI, Jim Risch R-ID, Pat Roberts R-KS, Jay
      Rockefeller D-WV (retiring) Brian Schatz D-HI, Tim Scott R-SC, Jeff
      Sessions R-AL, Jeanne Shaheen D-NH, Mark Udall D-CO, Tom Udall D-NM, Mark
      Warner D-VA

      • BigMamaTEA

        Sorry, no bold.
        Keepers, Jim Inhofe R-OK, Pat Roberts R-KS, Tim Scott R-SC, and Jeff Sessions R-AL

    • Speedy

      koch bros beat you to it.

    • KLAUS11

      PURCHASE THE LATEST EDITION OF “WHO IS WHO OF THE ELITE” AND YOU WILL FIND OUT WHO IS EFFING UP YOUR LIFE AS WELL AS WHO IS BEHIND THE SHADOW GOVERNMENT.
      VERY REVEALING.

  • WiSe GuY

    Recall or impeach 0bama!

    • http://www.thefreedomtrainusa.com/ FreedomTrainUSA

      RECALL OR IMPEACH…ARREST AND CONVICT…NOT ONLY THE DICTATOR AND ALL OF HIS CRIMINAL REGIME.,..BUT MOST ALL OF CONGRESS….

  • Bob Buford

    This article is confusing. 44 Republicans voted to rescind the defunding, or 44 Republicans voted to rescind the funding.
    As I understood it, cloture vote was supposed to happen first – those 25 betrayed the conservative effort. It would make sense that 44 Republicans would vote to keep in the CR the measure to rescind APCA funding, which is what the House sent.

    • BigMamaTEA

      Bob, this confusion is what they will try to use at re-election time, with “I voted against it , (even though they voted for it.) It’s a parliamentary procedure with the Senate rules. Ted Cruz’s 21 hour non-filibuster, was done during a scheduled “down-time” in the process before a bill can be voted on. If the Republicans had stuck together and supported Cruz, they could have stopped the Senate from amending the CR that was sent from the House that defunded O’Care. Their self-serving, egotistical egos got in the way. The RINO leadership wanted to let (or so they said) the weight of O’Care come down on the people and then get Senate numbers up to majority in 2014, and then the WH in 2016.
      They are being too cute by half. Some of those criminals up there turned off their phones when they got too many phone calls.

      Oh, btw, if I’m not mistaken it was essentially the Cruz tactic that they used to stop Hillarycare. They were trying to back Harry into a corner, so that the R’s had leverage. McConnell/Cornyn raised the white flag.

      Monday before midnight will or will not be Boehner’s “shining moment.”

    • Hey, Porcupine!

      I think, but I’m far from sure if this is right: The cloture vote first enabled the Senate to squash the defunding of House Bill, so 25 GOP voted for that, but then the stop-gap included the funding of ObummerCare, so they ALL voted against it. Big MamaTea below has it right I believe

  • patsch13

    Establishment Republicanism has a firm hold–regardless of the effect it has on middle-class taxpayers, the only group that ALWAYS takes the worst of legislative irresponsibility. McConnell, McCain, Collins, Corker, Cornyn… all of whom have been around much too long, and just don’t like waves. They are gutless cowards who are too afraid of change, or too lazy to do their jobs by representing their constituents. It’s just despicable. Getting paid for NOT doing their jobs. Oh, and let’s not forget the deal they struck for the taxpayers to subsidize 75% of their health care costs. Hypocrites!

  • wandamurline

    I am not sure that I understand this posting…did these people vote to defund Obamacare? This is very confusing…..

    • Sylvia Cockerham

      The posting appears to repeats in both lists. The Obcare should have been voted on in the Senate several times in the past. It was just set aside by Reid everytime.. So as far as the blame!! Look at Reid, Pelosie and Obama I They are all three guilty. Pelosie stated that we need this healthcare for all the children who are sick. Was she thinking about them when she spent all that money using gov. plane all the time and ordering all kinds of expensive food and drinks for her guests. NO SHE WAS’T.

      • jmprint

        Well is Ted Cruz thinking about hungry children when he voted for the farm bill that funded his farm, but did away with food program for the poor children

        • Barakolips

          Spare us your false bleeding heart starry eyed liberal crap! You don’t give a crap about hungry children so quit pretending you do. The food stamp and welfare programs in this country are being defrauded in a big way and from what I have seen, kids are not going hungry, they are getting fat like their parents who buy New York steaks with their assistance money and drive off in a Lexus or Escalade!

          • jmprint

            You don’t have to be poor to steal, it happens everyday with government employees. Yes there is corruption, everywhere, does wall street ring a bell (Enron), I don’t think Jesus was concerned in the feeding the monarch.

  • Guest

    I can tell you flat out Mitch McConnell will get hist handed to him come next November, people in Kentucky do not like turn coats who run as a Conservative and then slam the voters as a liberal voter in the Senate. I will world very hard to get Matt Bevin elected over Mitch McConnell.

    • jmprint

      He was a goner before this vote.

  • Bear

    All I know is this will effect all who live on their checks payday to payday and it is sad to say some will starve or have to do without medications. The elderly and children will suffer and those in congress who are suppose to be our elected officials do not care one bit. I bet they will get their paycheck on Monday if they haven’t already been paid! To me they all remind me of children as they bicker back and forth. Glad there are a few who still know they are elected and work for the people. Many sure could learn a lot from them. May GOD forgive them for what they are doing, (playing with folks lives) and may GOD bless America!

    • jmprint

      You sound confused, maybe you ought to read more about ACA, instead of just listening to lies.

  • red55bird

    So America Obama said your going to love affordable healthcare, my question to America, come back in a year and let me know how you really like it America, and for Mitch McConnell your fired for we the voters have had it with you Mr.

  • Barakolips

    I am so disappointed to see Ted Cruz on this list , he WAS one of our last hopes, McShame and McConell are already done as republicans.

    • FARFEL

      No, you have it wrong, only the ones on the list of 25 caved!

    • casper simmons

      Timbo the list of 25 is the ones who did this not the list of 44.

      • KLAUS11

        THE ONES ON BOTH LISTS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INCEPTION OF THE NON-AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.

        • casper simmons

          Yea that’s true they all are crooks.

    • hardh8

      Timbo epic fail.

      Should your name be timder?

    • KLAUS11

      WHAT LIST ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT?
      HE IS OUR FUTURE.

      • jmprint

        YUK

        • Princess Pi

          WOW, I knew I knew you. I recognize the highly educated way you talk/ Troll

    • Princess Pi

      ??????????? Ted Cruz voted the right way

      • Barakolips

        Sorry Princess, I was looking at the wrong list, my mistake, Ted Cruz is still our friend. Im so used to Repubs turning RINO, I thought Cruz got the disease.

  • smilee

    Those GOP members in the senate that voted for ending debate because they did not want to be blamed for the gov shutdown and in doing o placed the problem in the hands of the house GOP, if they held it up in the senate they they would have been blamed. Now the tea party in the house has to either crap or get off the pot. They will fold on this bill..

    • Deerinwater

      i’d like to believe these Senators represent the people that sent them to the Hill and made a deliberate choice to stand on solid ground rather than shifting sand.

      • smilee

        cruz is on shifting sand

      • KLAUS11

        YOU BELIEVE WRONG

    • jmprint

      They are the crap in the pot.

      • Princess Pi

        No you are. Why are you here. I have seen you troll on other sites with the same stupid lies and platitudes. Go roll in the mud with your Socialist progressive friends.

  • nobama2012

    A vote for Cloture was the same as a vote for Obamacare – Every one of the 79 that voted for Cloture gave Reid the power to bring this to a vote knowing full well that the democrat Controlled Senate will not defund Obamacare and will turn down any budget that excludes funding Obamacare. It is either fund Obamacare or shut down the Government for the Democrats even the majority of Americans are against Obamacare
    Remember those that voted for Cloture come election time as they have sold America out.

    • jmprint

      NOT TRUE – Majority is for ACA.

      • KLAUS11

        GET SOME NEW GLASSES TO READ ALL POLLS.

        • jmprint

          I do wear glasses and read and listen. The polls show 57% of American want ACA and more if you change the name from Obamacare to anything else. Just because Ted Cruz says it the other way doesn’t mean it’s a fact.

          • Mcjan

            Get new glasses and read the real polls, not the left wing idiot polls. Latest polls 52% oppose!!!!!

          • Princess Pi

            Still a liar. Just because you repeat a lie over and over does not make it true. WHERE IS MY 2500 in saving? And ACA is not bringing lower premiums. They are telling another lie. It is all going UP, just not as high as predicted, but still UP is UP.

          • Barakolips

            Im not going to even bother to ask what polls because I already know its a lie, you know , because your lips are moving, keep guzzling the MSNBC coolaide.

      • mcjan

        Latest poll 52% oppose!!!!!! Change your glasses so you can read the truth!

      • Princess Pi

        Liar/ Majority is not for ACA. Of course, if you follow BARRY, you would be a liar since he is. WHERE IS MY 2500 in savings on my insurance I was promised 9 times by the liar in chief?

  • Michael

    I have to hand it to true leaders like Ted Cruz & others who haven’t developed “potomic fever.” Why can’t we have more like them, those who realize that Hairy Reid is the worst senate majority leader at that.

    • Sunshine1011

      Ted Cruz can’t even understand the moral of a freaking children’s story!

      • Michael

        Meaning!

        • Deerinwater

          Meaning, ~ he’s a Rick Perry, ~ and will be a national embarrassment. ~ Given enough rope , he will hang himself. ~ Opposition could assist Ted Cruz with his campaign expenses, ~ and come out on top.

          May I say, ~ I told you first~ here~ today.

      • hardh8

        Sunset 1011 you can’t even understand the moral of freaking freedom from government obsession.

  • Snoopy Sanchez

    We need a viable 3rd party alternative already…one discconnected from all the corruption & lobbying going on. A real Libertarian one that will resonate with young people & holds dear the Constitution!

  • mtmountainman

    I see 27 RINOS that need replaced. Throw them out for starters and then have the new crew establish TERM LIMITS. Maximum of 12 years total, then they go home. It will stop a lot of this crap that’s going on now.

    • maddie

      12 years is way to long for them to be in, make it a 2-4 year term. Then we won’t have so long to wait to get them out of they misbehave…

      • Deerinwater

        Term limits would change the “game” for certain. While I’m in doubt if such change might be all good.

        It takes years to become an able Statesman. ~ Few are born with it ~ and even so ~should we dismiss our most ‘able’ as their tenure expired and not up for renewal?

        Then too, ~ the demand for new blood, would foster even more lucrative enticement from a river of money.

        • KLAUS11

          THEY ARE NOT STATESMEN, THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO BE COMMON SENSE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PEOPLE AND NOTHING ELSE.

          • jmprint

            And all this time they thought they were suppose to be puppets for the Kock brothers, guess they had it wrong!

        • Maddie

          I think the longer they ar3e allowed to serve the greater chance for corruption. Shorter terms would disrupt this knowing that if paying off someone to do your bidding there would be a short span of time to get it done, and you know how fast they work up there!!!!!!! How long would it take to get a new person in the clenches of crooks????

        • Robert Messmer

          Wouldn’t be too bad if during the time that they are OJT they were only drawing minimum wage but we are paying for Statesman from day one and they claim it takes years to get there. Know any company that pays their new employees more than the CEO makes? After all they work for us and the majority of us don’t make the salary they do.

    • KLAUS11

      6 YEARS

  • Don Berry

    GOP is going down in flames LOL!!! Good riddance, I’ll be dancing on their graves…

    • ltbl123

      He that rejoices at calamity shall not go unpunished.

      • Deerinwater

        It takes time ~ but yepper ! ~ That’s the way it works.

        It’s a sad day ~ that the opposition has taken upon it’s self to peruse this current course as it will be their cross to bear and no good will come of it.

        The GOP has for 6 years now, employed defense as an offense. ~ That they are where they are today, ~ should come as no grand surprise to anyone.

      • Don Berry

        It’s only a “calamity” if you’re a Republican. And your calamity is self-imposed. Refusal to work with those with different viewpoints, whether Democrats or others within your own party….and taking extremist views…not to mention your leaders pandering to a very small, very selfish few, who have only themselves & their wealth in mind…adds up to a recipe for disaster. It is, and you do…

  • hardh8

    Don’t worry don berry, I’ll be dancing on your grave when you die soon.

    • Deerinwater

      Such “assuming” will not be the first time that it’s make you the fool, ~ while this could be your last as the Divine has the final say on such matters and little appreciation for those that suggest otherwise.

      You could have just sealed your own demise and brought down the thunder.

      • Barakolips

        Your smoking too much wacky tobacky.

  • Dave

    I have been a lifelong republican voter for 40 years, until they nominated John McCain for President. I even voted for Romeny in the last election, even though I didn’t believe he was the man for the job.
    But today, the republican establishment has managed to do something I didn’t think they would ever accomplish. In one fell swoop, they managed to lose my respect and my vote!
    Never again will I vote for someone just because they have an “R” behind their name on the campaign sign. Never again will I vote for the parties “choice” because that’s what good party supporters do. Today, these 25 Senate RINO’s stabbed the American people right square in the middle of the back, and the only way to remove the knife is to remove these people from office. Send them Packing. Go home and explain to your constitutents why it was more important to vote to fund obamacare than it was to support a member of you’re own party that at least was attempting to stand up to campaign promises he made to get elected, as many of you did.
    I think from now on my mantra is going to be “prove it!” If you want my support, either financial or vote, prove you will do what you say you will do.
    These 25 failed miserably.
    Three cheers for Ted Cruz and all those in the Senate who supported this effort!

    • Deerinwater

      Dave ~ that’s cute. ~ it really is. ~ You should always vote for the candidate of your choice. A vote predicated on “a party” is no better than a vote predicated on “race”

      Ted is down here right now “Jesus’ing Up!” ~ and headed your way ~ do me a big favor and support him with everything that you got. Few things could please me more ~

      It’s make it or break it time. ~ I’m eager to see what these chronically offended lost Christians will reinvent themselves as and call themselves next time, after the Tea Party goes down in flaming embarrassment ~ again.

      I hope Ted’s Cruz makes the final cut and will head up the GOP as a contender for the 1st chair. ~ better than the “Black Walnut” aka “999”

  • ltbl123

    Pathetic.

  • IsThisAmerica

    Jeff Flake did not vote because he knows his time is up. He is a turncoat and knows when it comes around to election time he is out. He’s only in the shadows now so people will forget and re elect him again so then he can come out fighting us. We can’t forget. That is our downfall.

    • Hoss Hercules

      How do you not vote in a critical situation like this? I’d have more respect even if he voted for cloture!

      • IsThisAmerica

        That’s what obama did in the Illinois senate, he voted present.

  • ONLYJB1

    Straight from the mouth of a Texas boy, John Cornyn, “YOU’RE FIRED”!
    You may not even want to return to Austin. You’re low dog lying turncoat. You’re nothing more than a moderate socialist wearing Conservative cover. Conservative Texans don’t take kindly to liars!

    • jmprint

      Then you don’t take kindly to Ted Cruz, as he is the biggest liar.

      • KLAUS11

        YOU NEED A BRAIN TRANSPLANT

        • jmprint

          And how am I suppose to get this brain transplant without ACA? I listened to every word he said on the floor. Did you?

          • billybob

            With Obama care you get a do it yourself kit. If you live they will charge you for the blood contamination!

          • jmprint

            Why pay for something you don’t need.

          • Princess Pi

            You really are a silly idiot.

          • jmprint

            And you are just in your confort zone and have no appreciation for life.

          • Princess Pi

            And you like to assume a lot about my life and appreciation for it. I have been disabled and in chronic pain for 18 years so don’t tell me that I don’t have any appreciation for life. I appreciate every day that God lets me wake up and live another day, even in more pain than I would wish on even you for one day. I bet you believe in abortion and THAT shows no appreciation for life.

          • jmprint

            I don’t believe in abortion, but I do believe it is a woman’s right to choose. And the only judgement should come from God. Just as I don’t believe in the death penalty, but it is the right to govern. I am so surprised that in your health condition you would not be supporting health regulations. The insurance and pharmaceutical companies are making a killing on our misfortune.

          • Princess Pi

            You are a confused man. You don’t believe in killing innocent children but you believe in letting women choose to kill innocent children. WOWSA. Again, you assume a lot about my feelings about my disablity and Obamacare. Obamacare will kill my ability pay any bills and eat anything but catfood. What part of what I wrote don’t you understand? Can you not comprehend numbers? Please don’t write to me again. You are a progressive troll, I have seen you here and other places before just to make trouble. Go back to HuffPO and smooze with your friends the socialists. Leave me alone. I would not wish my pain on you for a day. One because I am a Christian and two because you could not handle it.

          • Princess Pi

            And by the way, you are blocked so don’t bother responding. I won’t get it!

          • Princess Pi

            Not far from the truth. THe NHS in England has a do it yourself dental kit. No kidding. Nobody gets to go to the dentist when they need to so they have to fix their own teeth. WOW pull your own tooth. What an improvement. I hope the Obama robots feel a lot of pain in the next year. Perhaps they might change their mind how they vote next year.

          • jmprint

            This is not England, we are not socialist.

          • Robbie

            Not socialist? Many aspects of the American economy ARE socialistic.

          • Princess Pi

            No? Than what is Obamacare but a push towards a one payer system and THAT is socialist. We are on that slippery slope. Ask any Canadian.

          • arkham

            nonsense

          • jmprint

            You will see.

          • Princess Pi

            HAHAHA Try and get that transplant. You won’t. ACA has raised our insurance 100 percent. Buy on the exchange. The bronze plan only pays 60%, the silver plan 30% and who can afford the gold and platinum plans? Ever pay 40% of a 4 day surgical hospital stay? Good luck on that one. 55,thousand dollar so that would be 22 thousand dollars. Good luck with that! After you wait in line a few years depending on your age and health. The older you are the less chance you have and if you are disabled? Forget it. Good luck with all that FREE healthcare. And how does it feel to mooch off your fellow citizens who are footing the bill for the rest? I have already lost 3 doctors because of ACA. I read the bill, have you?

          • jmprint

            Show me the proof where insurance has gone up 100%
            Also explain what doctors you lost. Make me a beliver of your spouts. And nobody said it was free. When I get my plan I will be paying on it, not $1200. a month as I’m expected at the present time.

          • Princess Pi

            Silly, I said OUR insurance premium has gone up 100 percent starting in January. Would you like a cancelled check? I lost my pain management doctor who retired, I lost my next pain care management doctor who went to work in a hospital for a paycheck and shut his practice, and I lost my PCP who has decided not to take my insurance anymore but only will take cash which I cannot afford as I am disabled. Would you like their names and adddresses? That is none of your business. You will be paying on your plan, but your plan won’t be paying your bills like you think it will. Again, I have read the bill, have you?????

          • jmprint

            Yes you lost all this, but why blame ACA when in reality it had NOTHING to do with your losses. My uncle has the same pains you do, faught in nam, but can’t afford insurance for his spouse. Do you know how many veterans are homeless without proper health insurance? It’s not just babies and people that are unemployed that need affordable insurance. And please do not waste your time making statements that are untrue, and without merit. You assume this plan is no good, because the tp want you to think that.

          • Princess Pi

            Whatever a tp is. Thank you for calling me a liar. I have spoken the truth about my situation, but as usual, as a progressive, you can’t make an argument so you call names. Maybe you should live with my pain for a few days.

      • Princess Pi

        You are an idiot know nothing. Ted Cruz is an honorable Christian man. If you are a Texan you are a traitor as is John Cornyn. I refuse to call him honorable or senator.

        • arkham

          The 25 are heroes of common sense while Ted Cruz is a self serving, self aggrandizing, truth twisting looney. Move on to something positive.

        • jmprint

          If he is so christian, then why does he vote to defund help for the hungry children, but accepts himself to a check from the government through farm subsidies, not just for him but for many of his buddies, it’s my tax dollar too.

          • Princess Pi

            Yes, the progressive socialists always bring up “it’s for the children”. Maybe if we stopped sending all our money to other counties that hate us, we could feed our hungry people.

          • jmprint

            FYI I am not a progressive socialists. I just think that our tax dollars are for the betterment of ALL the people, not just the 1%.

  • joe1cr

    Senators ignore the American people and voted to line their pockets.
    I bet most if not all have stock in the insurance providers for Obamacare.

  • Robbie

    The President will not put up with blackmail. Tea Party loonies have to accept that the Affordable Care Act is LAW.

  • brickman

    All Ted Cruz did was make Obamacare bipartisan. Cruz said voting for cloture was voting for Obamacare. Now we have 25 GOP senators voting for it. Republicans can no longer say Obamacare passed with only Democrat votes.