Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – special Trumpcare edition

Oh deary deary deary dear. I was watching the Trumpcare falboat set sail Friday afternoon, and idly wondered how it was playing in the land of the Freep.

Wonder no more.

Conservative Republicans are Today’s Biggest Losers
Kinvig on Politics ^ | 3-24-17 | Cameron Kinvig

Posted on 3/24/2017, 10:05:54 PM by ckinv368

The Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare—the American Health Care Act—finally came up for a final vote in the House. First put forward by Speaker Paul Ryan in 2009, it offered few surprises to Republicans. And the effort itself was very familiar, as Republicans had voted over 60 times to repeal Obamacare since its passage eight years ago. Yet, when the time came to exercise the prerogative of the majority and finally repeal and replace President Obama’s deeply flawed social program, Republicans came up short.

Over the past two weeks, moderate Republicans argued that they could not vote for a plan that did not keep certain fail-safe protections for the elderly in place. Conservative Republicans—many in the so-called “Freedom Caucus”—complained that Ryan’s plan kept popular portions of Obamacare on the books. They wanted a complete repeal, and many would accept nothing less. In the end, no-one got their wish. As Speaker Ryan admitted this afternoon, “we are going to be living with Obamacare for the foreseeable future.” This, in part, because the Trump Administration refuses to have its agenda held hostage. It is sidelining healthcare and moving forward with tax reform.

Democrats are celebrating Republican missteps. And the collective finger-pointing within the Republican establishment has already begun in earnest. An early contender for sacrificial lamb is Speaker Ryan.

1 posted on 3/24/2017, 10:05:54 PM by ckinv368
More on the sacrificial lamb later in this edition of Obsession, but first –
To: ckinv368

 

Fake news.

3 posted on 3/24/2017, 10:11:01 PM by Parley Baer

When does a portmanteau become self-parody?  I’m thinking right about now.
To: ckinv368

 

If this is losing, I’m happy to lose every day.

6 posted on 3/24/2017, 10:13:50 PM by thoughtomator (Purple: the color of sedition)

What a coincidence – I’m happy for you to lose every day. See? We can agree on some things.
To: ckinv368

 

Conservatives avoided having the collapsing socialized medicine fiasco rebranded as a Republican product.

More Winning.

13 posted on 3/24/2017, 10:20:35 PM by MrEdd (MrEdd)

“And then, I savagely attacked her foot with my balls!”
kick-balls
Fortunately, the Freeperville ban on cursing is still in effect…
To: ckinv368 

You’re completely full of shit!

At least I thought it was…

RyanCare did NOT bring back the medical system BEFORE obamacare.

We are not stupid.

The jury’s still out on that one…

Stupid people did not elect President Trump.

That’s right.

A WHOLE BUNCH of stupid people elected him.

We know when people like Ryan are lying, and he’s ALWAYS been a liar and a fucking weasel!

The Conservative Cause are HEROS for standing up to Paul Ryan, a stance that allowed time for millions of us to raise our voices and ultimately convince WAY more Congressmen to oppose this than just the Conservative Caucus.

So, Neub,

noobs

I STRONGLY suggest you go pimp your pathetic piece of shit blog at a more appropriate site, like therightscoop.com, where they’ll lap your bullshit up like it was chocolate sauce!

21 posted on 3/24/2017, 10:23:12 PM by catnipman ( Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)

I thought this was the greatest thing to happen to the GOP since the immigrant ban?
Oops – ever mind.
And I’ve got a mind to report you to Blog Pimps Local Union chapter 52. I’m a member in good standing.
More rending of garments and pretending that it’s a fashion statement, after the jump.

 

Were were we?  Oh yes.

To: boycott

 

Are you serious? I was about to get off my expensive health insurance with coverages I do not need, but Obamacare forces me to buy. Now thanks to the holdouts, I am forced to retain my current insurance. I hate the mandate and this Ryan bill would have at least freed me from the mandate.

27 posted on 3/24/2017, 10:29:56 PM by entropy12 (Enough winning Mr President already!)

Hey, cheer up. All you have to do is pay a small penalty and drop your coverage.
Then you can start saving up for that chemotherapy.
So – how’s that traitorous dog Paul Ryan going to fix this fuck of clusters?

RUMORS: If RyanCare fails, Trey Gowdy may replace Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House   northcrane.com ^ | 3/24/17 Posted on 3/24/2017, 5:15:43 PM by cotton1706

With the likely failure of RyanCare on the horizon, the landscape of the Republican party may drastically restructure itself.

Ryans heathcare bill was supposed to be a full repeal and replacement of ObamaCare, but many conservatives have abandoned Ryan’s bill, citing it keeps many of President Obama’s policies intact.

As a result, President Trump modestly went to Capitol Hill and urged congress and threatened their chances of reelection if they fail to launch.

Paul Ryan barely received an endorsement from Donald Trump given Ryan’s stigma of being a Republican In Name Only.

Enter Trey Gowdy, the man who publicly lambasted Hillary Clinton, Eric Holder, and James Comey.

1 posted on 3/24/2017, 5:15:43 PM by cotton1706
Dowdy “Benghazi” Gowdy?
ArnoldGoodOne
Remember when the Freeperati thought that Ryan was the coolest thing since taking sliced bread out of the mouths of starving children?
To: gaijin
GAY

11 posted on 3/24/2017, 5:20:57 PM by gaijin
One freeper rushes to Eddie Munster’s defense :
To: cotton1706

 

“Paul Ryan barely received an endorsement from Donald Trump”

Pure nonsense. Trump was all in on this. The Freedom Caucus helped Nancy Pelosi and gave Trump a defeat on his first major policy initiative. That’s why his first remark was “I learned a lot about loyalty”. That wasn’t directed at Ryan.

12 posted on 3/24/2017, 5:21:00 PM by Hugin (Conservatism without Nationalism is a fraud.)

I think they’re all a bit confused on whether the Freedumb Caucus is a good thing or a bad thing.
I can’t imagine what’s keeping the sexually charged projection insults.
To: cotton1706

 

Gowdy’s just another cuck squish, but he’s better than Deep State Ryan.

19 posted on 3/24/2017, 5:28:27 PM by backwoods-engineer (Trump won; I celebrated; I’m good. Let’s get on with the civil war now.)

FreudOnVacation
Ah – I am fulfilled.
And of course –
To: cotton1706
I will be in the minority but I say no.
I was impressed with Gowdy in the beginning..but he is all bark for sound bytes 

What did he really accomplish in all of those hearings?

Well, he did manage to turn a tragedy into a punchline, so there’s that.

I like Jim Jordan

15 posted on 3/24/2017, 5:23:52 PM by RummyChick

I’m sure he likes you, too.
Or would, if he knew who the fuck you are.
(I had to get my mandatory minimum daily requirement of “fuck”s in, dontchaknow)
To: cotton1706
Gowdy’s all talk. 

Everything he does gets talked up like something is going to happen—-and nothing ever does.

Duh.

He’s in the club.

Did you see the way he stood on Stefanik the other day when she stumbled too close to catching Comey in a lie?

Insider.

23 posted on 3/24/2017, 5:34:07 PM by skimbell

And no thread would be complete without a Freeper mistaking 3rd-grade checkers for 13th dimensional chess :
To: sargon

 

I was wondering if Trump was setting up Ryan to make him Ryan look bad and get him out of the Speakership.

52 posted on 3/24/2017, 6:09:34 PM by CaptainK (…please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)

OfCourse
So – is Cryin’ Ryan out, and Gowdy Doody in?

Trump: Ryan should remain Speaker even if healthcare vote fails The Hill ^ | March 24, 2017 | Jordan Fabian Posted on 3/24/2017, 3:48:31 PM by EveningStar

President Trump said Friday that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) should remain Speaker even if the afternoon vote on the GOP healthcare plan fails.

“Yes,” he said when asked whether Ryan should keep his job.

1 posted on 3/24/2017, 3:48:31 PM by EveningStar
What a cuck.
To: EveningStar

 

I remember feeling like this when the “Governator” let conservatives down in CA. Why, oh why, would Trump support Ryan at this point?

6 posted on 3/24/2017, 3:52:47 PM by EasySt (Time to build that gulch..)

3d29e-bush_ahnold
Why, indeed?
To: EveningStar; All

 

Trump is a fool on this.

8 posted on 3/24/2017, 3:52:49 PM by Cobra64 (Common sense isn’t common any more.)

Pa Danby: Well, now that was real smart of him, weren’t it?

Jason McCullough: I’ve been around Joe all afternoon and I haven’t seen him do one smart thing yet.

To: sargon

 

The quote is from earlier this morning… Trump wasn’t going to throw Ryan under the bus when a vote was about to occur, it would have been ridiculous to do so publicly.

Now that Ryan’s gambit has utterly failed, all that changes.

17 posted on 3/24/2017, 3:56:29 PM by mrs9x

Rebuttal?
To: mrs9x

 

Nope, President Trump continued to praise Speaker Ryan.

POTUS is not blaming any Republicans.

22 posted on 3/24/2017, 4:02:05 PM by onyx (Donate Monthly ~ Join 300 Club!)

To: EveningStar

 

It would have been better to say nothing.

24 posted on 3/24/2017, 4:05:34 PM by PGR88

The Darnold?
Say nothing?
Good luck with that one.
And now – the post of the thread!
To: HarleyLady27
Ok folks, we have our work cut out for us 

You DO realize Paul Ryan ain’t going anywhere, right? AND, even on the off chance he was, he would just be replaced by someone who will indeed fall inline with the elites once elected, just like Trump has done.

TRUMP!! THAT FUCKING SELLOUT!!!1!!!

The ballot box no longer works. The process no longer works. It is rigged in the elites favor, regardless of what we do. To think otherwise is to be delusional.

Wait for it….

And now, his sig line!

28 posted on 3/24/2017, 4:10:03 PM by dware (I love waking up in a world with President Trump!)
Having some second thoughts about that, bucko?
Back next Monday with more bitter Freeper tears.
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One thought on “Today on Tommy T’s Obsession with the Freeperati – special Trumpcare edition

  1. Snarki, child of Loki says:

    In the spirit of “giving” and “helpfulness”, I’d like to offer our GOP/Freeper/Trumpistas a copy of the tried-and-true Dem Circular Firing Squad: A how-to manual.

    Yes, most of the copies that are out there are well-thumbed and a bit dog-eared, but the still usable.

    But, fuck! (one for the quota, yes) Sounds like they already scored a copy. On Etsy, perhaps?

    Liked by 1 person

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