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House Democrats Appear Set to Pass Senate Bill Without Voting on It
By Jon Ward
Friday, March 12

Republicans now expect Democrats to pass health care through the House with a trick only Capitol Hill could dream up: approving the Senate bill without voting on it.

It’s called the “Slaughter Solution” (prepare for a weekend of endless TV gabbing about it).

And after debating House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on the chamber floor, Minority Whip Eric Cantor emerged convinced that Democrats are going to use the tactic, and that they won’t allow Republicans, and the public, to see the text of any legislation for 72 hours before a vote.

“I can infer that we’re going to see a rule that will deem the Senate bill as having passed, and at the same time not even have 72 hours to even look at what they are passing,” Cantor, a Virginia Republican, said in an interview outside his office at the Capitol.

“The outrage to me on the part of the public is going to be focused on the fact that there is not even an up or down vote, a clean up or down vote,” Cantor said.

Here’s the reason Democrats are using such a complicated procedure: many in the House completely do not trust the Senate to pass fixes to the bill passed by the Senate in December. But according to the rules of reconciliation, the House must go first in passing the Senate bill and passing a reconciliation fix.

So House Democrats have been searching for a way to alleviate members’ concerns that if they vote for the Senate bill and the Senate does nothing to fix it, they will be hung out to dry as having supported a piece of legislation that many across the country dislike, either for spending reasons, or because of special provisions like the extra money for Nebraska’s Medicaid population (the “Cornhusker kickback”).

Technically, using the “Slaughter solution,” they’ll never have voted for the bill they find odious, even if their vote on the reconciliation legislation will have been the vote that passed the Senate bill into law.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, alluded to all this at her weekly press conference Friday.

“There are certain assurances that they want and that we will get for them before I ask them to take a vote,” Pelosi said.

The “Slaughter solution” is named for House Rules Committee Chairman Louise Slaughter, the New York Democrat who came up with the idea. She told the Daily Caller on Thursday that the chances of her procedure being used were “pretty good.”

Despite doubt among some on Capitol Hill on whether the “Slaughter solution” was feasible, Cantor expressed no doubt that the tactic could be used.

“It’s a self-executing rule. It is akin to passage but hidden in a rule as a side-note, passing the 2,700-page, $1 trillion bill, oh by the way,” he said.

Hoyer rejected the idea that Republicans have not had enough time to review the legislation.

“You have had months to review the substance of that bill. You don’t like it. We understand. You’re going to oppose it. We understand that as well. The fact of the matter is you cannot say you have had no notice of each and every provision for over two months,” said Hoyer, a Maryland Democrat.

Cantor said he wanted 72 hours to review the final text of the reconciliation bill.

“The reconciliation bill is new text. He claims it’s old hat, but this is clearly where they’re reconciling differences,” Cantor said, expressing concern that Democrats would rush the final text to the House floor for a vote to keep “sweeteners” used to buy off votes from being discovered.

Democrats are coalescing around a schedule for the bill’s route to the House floor for a vote. They are expecting a final score from the Congressional Budget Office later today.

On Monday, the House Budget Committee will mark the bill up, leading to an expected vote in the Rules Committee on Wednesday, with a final vote by the full House possible next weekend.

The question remains, however, whether Pelosi will even be able to round up enough votes to pass a bill.

Momentum continued to go the wrong direction for her on Friday, as two more Democrats said they are opposed to the bill.







Mass. democrats nominee- martha coakley- keeps innocent man in prison

The fellsacre day school case back in the 80’s was a child molestation case. gerald Amirault, his mother and sister were accused of raping children at the family’s daycare school in Malden Mass. The children allegations were that they were taken to a magic room for sex play. raped with a 2 foot bucher knife and other acts of sodomy by a “bad clown” naked children tied to trees in view of a highway.

There was not one sherd of physical  evidence to support the allegations. Not one parent noticed any unusual behavior in their children.

There were no witnesses to the alleged acts of abuse.

Not one student ever claimed to be abused until the child  therapist arrived.

The Amirault family had been running the school for 18 yrs. and there was not one case of child molestation against the family.

In the most outrageous miscarriage of justice in mass. since the Salem witch trials  Gerald Amirault was convicted of raping annd assulting six girls and three boys and sentenced to 30 to 40 yrs. in prison. the following year Violet and cheryl were convicted of raping and assulting 3 girls and a boy and were sentenced to 8 to 20 yrs.

The children in this case denied being abused all along and the police and therapist refused to believe them saythat in these cases “no” can mean “yes”‘

In this case the police told the parents what questions to ask the children. This case is now being used in law schools as how not to interview children in this type of case. Amiraults mother and sister were released after serving 8 yrs in prison for crimes that never occurred.

In july of 2001 the mass. parol board voted unaimously to grant Amirault clemency. middelsex district attorney Martha Coakley put on a full court press to keep Amirault in prison to simply further her political ambitions. Amiraults clemency was denied.

thanks to Martha , Amirault spent another 3yrs. in prison

Not until the Wall st. Journal started to take a look into the case and did an investigation of their own did this case get looked at again.

Gerald Amirault was paroled. 3yrs. later.

Ron Paul — Concordance — Tenth Amendment

Ron Paul — Concordance — Tenth Amendment.



Today I went to visit the new World War II Memorial in Washington, DC. I got an unexpected history lesson. Because I’m a baby boomer, I was one of the youngest in the crowd.  Most were the age of my parents, Veterans of ‘the greatest war,’ with their families. It was a beautiful day, and people were smiling and happy to be there. Hundreds of us milled around the memorial, reading the inspiring words of Eisenhower and Truman that are engraved there.

On the Pacific side of the memorial, a group of us gathered to read the words President Roosevelt
used to announce the attack on Pearl Harbor: 

“Yesterday, December 7, 1941– a date which will live in infamy–the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked. “

One elderly woman read the words aloud: 
‘With confidence in our armed forces, with the abounding determination of our people, we will gain the inevitable triumph.’ 

But as she read, she was suddenly turned angry. ‘Wait a minute,’ she said, ‘they left out the end of the quote. They left out the most important part. Roosevelt ended the message with 
so help us God.’ She was right. 

I haven’t gotten too far in the book. It’s tough to read because it’s a graphic description of the WWII battles in the Pacific. so help us God.’ ‘WHO GAVE THEM THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE WORDS OF HISTORY?????????’ 

Her husband said, ‘You are probably right. We’re not supposed to say things like that now.’ 

‘I know I’m right,’ she insisted. ‘I remember the speech.’ The two looked dismayed, shook their heads sadly and walked away. 

Listening to their conversation, I thought to myself, ‘Well, it has been over 50 years; she’s probably forgotten.’ 

But she had not forgotten. 

I went home and pulled out the book my book club is reading — ‘Flags of Our Fathers’ by James Bradley. It’s all about the battle at Iwo Jima. 

But right there it was on page 58. Roosevelt ‘s speech to the nation ends in ‘

The people who edited out that part of the speech when they engraved it on the memorial could have fooled me. I was born after the war! But they couldn’t fool the people who were there.  
Roosevelt ‘s words are engraved on their hearts. 

Now I ask: 

Send this around to your friends. People need to know before everyone forgets. 


People today are trying to change the history of America by leaving God out of it, but the truth is, God has been a part of this nation, since the beginning. He still wants to be….and He always will be! 

If you agree, pass this on and God Bless YOU!

If not, May God Forgive You!


Michelle Malkin » Liveblogging: The new Imperial Congress votes on Pelosicare; Update: Female Democrats turn House resolution process into circus; GOP responds; Obama rallies weakened Dems; phony Stupak amendment exposed

Michelle Malkin » Liveblogging: The new Imperial Congress votes on Pelosicare; Update: Female Democrats turn House resolution process into circus; GOP responds; Obama rallies weakened Dems; phony Stupak amendment exposed.

Oath Keepers » Blog Archive » Pat Buchanan “Traditional Americans are losing their nation”

Oath Keepers » Blog Archive » Pat Buchanan “Traditional Americans are losing their nation”.


7:00 P.M. Opening flag burning.

7:15 P.M. Pledge of allegiance to U.N.

7:30 P.M. Ted Kennedy proposes a toast

7:35 P.M. Nonreligious prayer and worship. Jessie Jackson and Al Sharpton.

8:00 P.M. Ted Kennedy proposes a toast.

8:05 P.M. Ceremonial tree hugging.

8:15 P.M. Gay Wedding– Barney Frank Presiding.

8:30 P.M. Ted Kennedy proposes a toast.

8:35 P.M. Free Saddam Rally. Cindy Sheehan– Susan Sarandon.

9:00 P.M. Keynote speech. The proper etiquette for surrender- French President Jacques Chirac.

9:15 P.M. Ted Kennedy proposes a toast.

9:20 P.M. Collection to benefit Osama Bin Laden kidney transplant fund.

9:30 P.M Unveiling of plan to free freedom fighters from Guantanamo Bay – Sean Penn.

9:40 P.M. Why I hate the Military, A short talk by William Jefferson Clinton.

9:45 P.M. Ted Kennedy proposes a toast.

9:50 P.M. Dan Rather presented Truth in Broadcasting award, presented by Michael Moore.

9:55 P.M. Ted Kennedy proposes a toast.

10:00 P.M. How Bush and Rumsfeld brought down the World Trade Center Towers– Howard Dean.

10:30 P.M. Nomination of Hillary Rodham Clinton by Mahmud Ahmadinejad.

11:00 P.M. Ted Kennedy proposes a toast.

11:05 P.M. Al Gore reinvents the Internet.

11:15 P.M. Our Troops are War criminals– John Kerry.

11:30 P.M. Coronation of Mrs. Rodham Clinton

12:00 A.M. Ted Kennedy proposes a toast

12:05 A.M. Bill asks Ted to drive Hillary home

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