Posts Tagged ‘lieberman’

Buy-In Sold

14Dec09

The Medicare Scam, announced last week as part of a compromise replacement of the Public Option is now reportedly off the table, killed by Connecticut almost Democrat Joe Lieberman (see next post down.) Senate Democrats emerged from a special caucus meeting Monday night determined to pass a health-care bill by Christmas — but without the […]


Fall Guy

14Dec09

Joe Lieberman is being set up by Harry Reid, and a cooperative media, to look like he’s sabotaging health care in a shocking flip flop. Not true. Risking the wrath of Democrats, Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., threatened Sunday to join Republicans in opposing health care legislation if it permits uninsured individuals as young to 55 […]


Spoiler Still?

09Dec09

Joe Lieberman’s firm opposition to a Public Option has been widely publicized, and everyone’s wondering if he’s buying in to the new Senate compromise. Signs from Joe indicate he’s not giving up yet on being a spoiler. “I am encouraged by the progress toward a consensus on proposals to send to the Congressional Budget Office […]


Democrats don’t have a clear path to passing their health care scam – the idea was just to get it through the House, then to keep the ball rolling while pretending that the bill’s passage is inevitable and hope for the best in the tough waters to follow. Democratic Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska, though, […]


P.O. No Go

27Oct09

Joe says no. He’s not going to support the health care legislation that contains a public option. “I think that a lot of people may think that the public option is free. It’s not,” Mr. Lieberman said. “It’s going to cost the taxpayers and people that have health insurance now, and if it doesn’t, it’s […]


Traitor Joe

24Aug09

Does Health Care Reform make sense in a bad economy? Not to Joe Lieberman, who offers up an argument that could drive a stake into the heart of the socialist dream. One more reason why Democrats think of him as Traitor Joe. Senator Joseph I. Lieberman of Connecticut on Sunday urged the Obama administration to […]


Freeman Falling

11Mar09

Another One Bites the Dust. The controversial appointee to chair President Barack Obama’s National Intelligence Council walked away from the job Tuesday as criticism on Capitol Hill escalated. Charles W. Freeman Jr., the former ambassador to Saudi Arabia, had been praised by allies and by the director of national intelligence, Dennis Blair, as a brilliant, iconoclastic […]