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As someday it may happen that a loser must be found, I've got a little list- I'VE GOT A LITTLE LIST, of congressional offenders who might well be voted down, and who never would be missed-who never would be missed.

Adler, John                  New Jersey-3
Altmire, Jason               Pennsylvania-4
Arcuri, Michael              New York-24
Barrow, John                 Georgia-12
Berry, Marion                Arkansas-1
Boren, Dan                   Oklahoma-2
Boucher, Rick                Virgina-9
Bright, Bobby                Alabama-2
Chandler, Ben                Kentucky-6
Childers, Travis             Mississippi-1
Davis, Artur                 Alabama-7
Davis, Lincoln               Tennessee-4
Edwards, Chet                Texas-17
Herseth Sandlin, Stephanie   South Dakota
Holden, Tim                  Pennsylvania-17
Kissell, Larry               North Carolina-8
Kratovil, Frank              Maryland-1
Lipinski, Dan                Illinois-3
Lynch, Stephen               Massachusetts-9
Marshall, Jim                Georgia-8
Matheson, Jim                Utah-2
McIntyre, Mike               North Carolina-7
McMahon, Michael             New York-13
Melancon, Charlie            Louisiana-3
Minnick, Walt                Idaho-1
Nye, Glenn                   Virginia-2
Peterson, Collin             Minnesota-7
Ross, Mike                   Arkansas-4
Shuler, Heath                North Carolina-11
Skelton, Ike                 Missouri-4
Space, Zack                  Ohio-18
Tanner, John                 Tennessee-8
Taylor, Gene                 Mississippi-4
Teague, Harry                New Mexico-2

I concede that this bill is not nearly as good as the bill we all hoped for. I wanted single-payer and would have been thrilled to have a bill called The United States National Health Insurance Act. However, the bill that has been passed and sent to President Obama is an historic accomplishment and a solid foundation on which to build on. The aforementioned names are the 34 House Democrats who, for whatever reason, voted against a bill that would end the abusive and immoral practices of this country's health insurance companies.

Thanks to this bill, I no longer have to worry about my father losing coverage, should he lose his job, due to his "pre-existing condition" that is coronary artery disease. 32 million of our previously uninsured fellow Americans now have a fighting chance at life. You all know the list of pros that follows.
Any member of the Democratic Caucus that would vote against, or entertain voting against the American people and in favor of the insurance overlords, for whatever political or personal reason (I'm looking at you BART STUPAK) does not deserve to call themselves democrats.

I have provided this list in hopes that all of you will work to make sure that these individuals lose their seats when up for re-election. If you call yourself a democrat but can't bring yourself to vote for such a FUNDAMENTAL democratic value, it is time to meet your primary challenger.

This is my little list. THEY'D NONE OF 'EM BE MISSED!

Originally posted to Liberated One on Mon Mar 22, 2010 at 08:55 PM PDT.

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