Bachmann: We’re telling Govs to stop implementing Obamacare cause we’re gonna repeal it

Well this ought to get the ire of the left in a fluff. Michele Bachmann says that the Republican Study Group is working with the Republican Governors association to send out letters to governors and encourage them to ‘stop cooperating with the enemy’ and wasting money implementing Obamacare exchanges because Republicans are going to repeal it after they win in November.

I love the straight talk. Listen below:

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  • Stehekin912

    Pray for me. I live in a true blue state.

    • capelady

      I live in Massachusetts…. so I think I am beyond help. We are stuck with Romneycare which is bad enough – and I am wondering if we will still be stuck with it if Romney repeals Obamacare in Washington?

      • 12grace

        I’m so sorry, cl. It’s sad because Mass. is a lovely state, many years ago, I lived in Simsbury, Niantic and Groton.

        • capelady

          Massachusetts is liberal land and when you are a true conservative even the so-called Republicans look at you like you have horns and a tail and no brain!!!

        • NJK

          MA is a beautiful state, and I don’t know how a state goes from Paul Revere, to the liberal mess it is now. We just moved from MD from VA because of Obama and this bill. We weren’t going to fall victim to this mess. We took our money and left.

    • Patriot077

      From your handle, I assume you live in WA as I do. I’m concerned that McKenna has just come out and stated that he won’t be supporting the Republican effort to repeal 0-care since SCOTUS has ruled that the feds can’t withhold Medicaid funding.

      Hasn’t he considered the effects of this monster health plan on the average citizen – the ones that pay their own way? I’m going to be calling upon him to answer that one.

      • Stehekin912

        Thanks. I have written to him asking about that and letting him know my stance. I hope everyone in WA who is a conservative of any kind writes and lets him know as well. Maybe if we all tell him how we feel, and that we will support the complete and total repeal of OCare and letting him know we wish our governor to not to implement it, he will see how much we mean it and stand up.

        I figure like every other letter I have written to ANY elected official or candidate for anything, it will go unanswered and nothing will change…but I will continue to let him know. Thank you for letting him know. Now keep up the momentum!!!

    • 12grace

      I will pray for you if you pray for me. My city and state is notoriously liberal, I can’t stand it.

      However, we have a few choices:

      1. Relocate to a city/state that supports the conservative view and will not enforce the illegal mandate.

      2. Move out of the country and take your money, business and jobs with you. However, I’m not sure what countries are any better than US now.

      3. Individually or with groups don’t comply.

      4. Help states to secede.

      4. Work to support conservatives in all offices across the land in the interim.

      5.Comply and die ( sooner).

      • NJK

        You’re right about seceding. D.C. has seceded from AZ, maybe it’s time for states to do the same. If getting Federal Money means being tied to the gangsters there, they can keep their money. If states secede, people will flock there. They will not be short for money. They could then, stop sending money to the bank robbers in D.C. and do what they want. It’s an abusive marriage, and it’s time to divorce. We get sole custody of our natural resources, though. NO OIL FOR YOU, D.C. You may have to shut out your lights.

      • Stehekin912

        I will pray for you! Once Glenn Beck had a caller on his show talking about some things that were happening in her child’s school and she had stood up to the school about it. Glenn asked her why she did not just take her child out of the school. She said something like (paraphrasing here)…then who will be there to fight for what is right?

        I am no activist, just a stone in the wall who wants to try to stand for what is right. Not an easy job. Hope I don’t turn into gravel.

        • 12grace

          You are very kind, s. Thank You.

          You are a very brave patriot.

  • keyesforpres

    Whether or not we overturn it, governors should not cooperate. They have a duty to refuse to implement unconstitutional laws.

    • More and more this is looking like Civil War II

      • A bigger problem is that in the past, you would see cause and effect much more rapidly and people would change their minds. Right now, liberals have absolutely no problem convincing themselves that no matter how bad things get, it’s someone else’s fault. You heard Obama say that the stimulus wasn’t big enough. IOW, there is no longer any limit to how much Obama will spend on a stimulus since we all know it can never work. It also means that liberals will never accept blame. They will always say that they need to tweak it in some manner… spend more, go more in debt, etc. if only it wasn’t for the obstructionists Republicans, they wouldn’t have had to waste all that money the first X number of times they’ve tried their scheme.

        So now there is no limit to their destructive power. There is no self-correcting force anymore.

        • Freempg

          “We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality.” — Ayn Rand

          Sooner or later, vorlath, the chickens will come home (to quote Reverend Wright). The longer it takes the worse it will be.

        • HarrietHT2

          Off topic, but of course Obama says the stimulus wasn’t enough and he needs more. The listeners (the drones) think he means that more money is needed to get the economy growing; but what he really means is that he needs more money to buy patronage across the country in order to improve his chances of beating off Romney. This is an old trick that worked wonders for FDR, the patronage-buying part, that is.

      • steprock

        I’m afraid you may be right. It’s taxation without representation. Step 1 will be repeal, Step 2 will be open resistance by states and a citizen’s tax revolt, Step 3 will be…well, it’ll be worse.

      • 12grace

        This is why they are trying so desperately to dis-arm us.

        • NJK

          “The beautiful thing about the second amendment, is you won’t need it, until they try to take it.” ~Thomas Jefferson

          They’ll die before anyone gives up their weapons.

    • Sober_Thinking

      Spot on. This is worth fighting over.

    • 12grace

      And we must not comply either.

  • PVG

    Moonbeam? No way!

  • 911Infidel

    Like Big Al said: “But resist, we much… we must… and we will much… about… that… be committed.” – Al Sharpton, August 9, 2011

    Seriously, its time for rebellion.

  • ApplePie101

    This is what a real constitutional fighter sounds like! Michele Bachmann, Scott Walker, Jan Brewer, Jim DeMint are already swinging into action.

    • Sober_Thinking

      Leaders lead. Followers follow. Cowards run. See Obama running for office? 🙂

      Lead, follow, or get out of the way.

    • puma_for_life

      Also, Bobby Jindal in Louisiana is not implementing anything related to Obama care.

      • 12grace

        Yes, Jindal is a hero, he refuses to implement the illegal mandate.

  • I was thinking today…every Republican presidential candidate needs to be front and center right now, ready to wage this battle. Thank you, Michelle for stepping up immediately! Newt, Rick Perry, Ron Paul, Rick Santorum, your country and your party need you now. Speak out.

    • Gov. Perry has a “temporary worker” program to get instituted for his buds.

  • Sober_Thinking

    Michelle should have been our nominee imo. She would have been on better footing than Romney by far. That being said, this is pretty ballsy and I’m glad to see Scott Walker leading the way on this. Obama side-stepped congress on more than one occasion… what is good for the gander is good for the goose. Gotta love her moxy – Mark sure does. 🙂

    • steprock

      I’ve just plain HAD IT with their constant lawlessness. How long did The One think he was going to get away with this? They sidestepped the rules and snuck OCare through, the SCOTUS reinterpreted the law, Obama granted de facto amnesty, he’s told the Dept. of Homeland Security not to deport people, the AG is in contempt of Congress.

      No nation can take this! He and his ilk are striking at the foundation of our nation, and it is high time that we strike back!

      We are looking for leaders and we are looking for a way to peacefully and legally protest. If our nation will not bear the Constitution and the rule of Law, then there will be no peace.

      • Sober_Thinking

        I feel your pain… you are not alone.

        I think Obama wants a civil war. I think he wants Christians and Conservatives to lash out and riot (like Occupy?) so he can call out the national guard and impose Martial Law. I think he wants us to revolt so he can say, “See? We’ve been telling you that they were violent and now here’s proof!”

        With a complicit and corrupt media, with scabs in the CBC and Muslims and unions infesting all parts of the leadership, with lawless illegal aliens infiltrating this country in droves and the pResident illegally giving them a pass to get their votes, with millions being added to the foodstamp and entitlement roles… there will indeed be a civil war or scessation from the union if this keeps up. We have been a tinderbox for years and when the law goes out the window, so does the restraint.

        I don’t want that kind of conflict at all. But these devils are dismantling our nation right before our eyes… and the SCOTUS and Executive branch are complicit and accomplices. Americans have only so much patience. Only our Christianity retrains us… because we’re all made as hell and can’t take this anymore.

        I pray the Lord returns soon… because violence and evil are inevitable if things don’t change quickly. America may become another Syria.

        • toongoon

          I think is disappointed that the Christians and the Conservatives haven’t taken to arms yet. He will become more and more desperate looking for a reason to impose martial law before the election.

          The Travon Martin non-issue was an attempt at prodding the right but fell flat.

          Once the right does rise up we need to be prepared to win and gain public support because if we don’t it will guarantee him his dictatorship.

          • Sober_Thinking

            Agreed – good point.

        • wodiej

          Violence and evil have been part of society for centuries and they always be.

  • nehemiahreturns

    Hey, what’s fair is fair. Obama doesn’t have to comply with federal law, so neither do state governors.

    • Arrrggghhh

      Exactly, Obama set the precedent by choosing which laws he does or does not want to enforce. It’s a horrible precedent and it leads to a very bad place, but to allow the left to do it and not respond in-kind is suicide.

      The real solution is that all federal laws MUST be enforced (e.g. immigration, DOMA, etc.) but for now, two can, and indeed must, play that game.

      My anger towards Roberts is growing by the minute.

    • ApplePie101

      States and state governors have been around long before there was a federal government. I think it’s time they start throwing our weight around.

  • Sober_Thinking

    Agreed! Unite and resist this evil.

  • freenca

    According to our McClatchy newspaper this morning- CA is now in hyperdrive, spending the anticipated fed monies. Our gov., the moonbeam, thinks that it’s full steam ahead. He’s fooling his constituancy, but they don’t know it yet. They’ll howl like banshees when they find out the cost. And you know who will get blamed, Reps. that have been locked out of the negotiations. Our whole state budget is being predicated on the assumption of passage of his “rich taxes” that is on our ballot in November.

    • librtifirst

      I moved out of California in 98′ to finish raising my kids in Oregon. (small town) The irony is that Oregon is a corrupt liberal piece of ground as well.

      • poljunkie

        We got the heck out of dodge, in the 90s after living our entire lives in San francisco due to school issues as well. Living in Arizona now. Sadly, a once red state is changing dramatically.

        • librtifirst

          I don’t trust Jan Brewer. After the Quartzite situation, I figured that she is just a two faced establishment governor. Oregon has establishment democrats entrenched deeper than an old growth tap root.

          We were in Sacramento, and just couldn’t see staying there for the sake of our kids. Do you remember when governor Pete used executive order to enforce the ban on affirmative action? That was awesome.

          • poljunkie

            Are you talking about Pete Wilson?
            One of the greats in California.

            • librtifirst

              Yeah. That was the only time that I remember having any real victories as a conservative. I am sure that California now has affirmative action again, but it was sweet while it lasted.

              • poljunkie

                Its good we both got out while we could.
                Ive only gone back to visit a couple times and couldnt wait to come home.

                The only thing I really miss is the beach/ocean.

                • librtifirst

                  I met a Japanese guy up on the American river one time. He joined our white water kayaking group. Later, I met him north of SF and we surfed in our kayaks. It was pretty cool stuff, except for the territorial surfers.

                  I’ve been back twice, and I know exactly what you mean.

                • poljunkie

                  surfing in kayaks. Sounds fun.

                  We camped on the American River back in my 20’s. Good times. Seems like so long ago. I guess because it was.

                  I really miss the ocean. Nothing like going there after a long day and just watching the waves. The weather in SF was horrible but growing up there you get used to over cast and fog. Dreary. Now in Arizona, its just the opposite. HOT, Sunny. Blue Skies ALL the time. Until the monsoon cometh.

                • librtifirst

                  I suppose that SF is much like Oregon. It rained yesterday, and is overcast today. It is supposed to rain tomorrow. The strawberry crop on the farm was short lived and wiped out by the rains. The cherries are there, but haven’t had enough sun. They may end up splitting as well. My tomatoes are just stagnant in growth as well.

                  When it is 95 inland, that 75 deg sunny weather on the coast is nice. My sister lives in Susanville Ca, where there is lots of sun, but cold winters, and lots of dry wind. I liked the long springs and summers in Sacramento, but the mild climate here in Oregon is good overall.

                  Then again, I grew up here, and am used to it. I would have a hard time leaving the green mountainous landscape and being surrounded by forests.

                • poljunkie

                  I went to college in Oregon. Its a beautiful place.

                  Ashland, and Klamath falls were my haunting grounds for 4+ years.

                • librtifirst

                  Ashland is a strange place now. It is the liberal homosexual capital of southern Oregon. Other than that, it is right at the base of the mountain and close to a lot of good territory such as the ski resort, rivers, lakes, etc.

                  Klamath falls is a nice area which is fairly secluded from the main stream of progress, and has a lot of agriculture going on. I wouldn’t mind living there. A big lake, and access to a lot of wilderness.

                  It sounds like you have had a pretty good west coast experience. I have never been out of Oregon and California, except for a brief trek over the border of Nevada. I drove over the bridge into Washington state, then turned around and came back. So I have technically been in four states. Whoooopi.

                • poljunkie

                  Oh G-d. In re to Ashland.
                  It was liberal even when I was there in the 80’s. But homo land. Eegads. I can see that though.
                  I liked Medford too. We did quite a bit of camping on the Rogue River.
                  I liked Klamath Falls …A lot. It was a great place and I liked the college there …Its where I finished my degree.

                  Crater Lake! soo beautiful. Did some snow shoeing there. That is harder than it looks.

                  It was funny, silly college kids needed beer and had to drive to cali to get it!
                  Every one had their picture taken with the WEED sign. ( Weed California). ha ha. Yes easily amused college kids.

                  Wow, there are so many states to see. You need a ROAD TRIP. 🙂 what am I saying, I only live 90 min away, and Ive never been to the Grand Canyon.

                • librtifirst

                  Traveling the US is not what it used to be. People are herded through the main thoroughfares of tourist attractions. I have no interest in that. Not to mention the police state style controls. As the UN takes over our national monuments, its just not the same.

                  You can hardly go hiking without dealing with permits and fees that have to be paid in advance. When I mentioned the fishing issue, I was referring to the fact that you have to hire a lawyer to translate the rules every year before you can be sure that you won’t be breaking the rules.

                  I went hiking a camping about a month ago. Everything was damp and hadn’t dried up yet. I hiked in four miles and camped at a lake about a month ago. The USDA doesn’t allow a camp fire in a wet area next to the lake. There are federal law enforcement officers all over the woods. They actually have forest cams that they check on to see who is doing what.

                  I am afraid that the country that our fathers grew up in is gone.

                • KarlRogue

                  dang, you guys are making me homesick!

                  (haven’t lived there in decades actually; wonder if I’d recognize it)

                • librtifirst

                  Most things are the same. There haven’t been any big population growths here. There are very few clear cuts in the mountains, and few logging trucks on the road. There is lots of thick twenty year old stands of trees with really thick underbrush, and lots of closed roads due to the shutdown of the woods.

                  Other than that, we have lots and lots of retirement homes that went up, and the economy is almost solely service oriented now. You can barely get through the middle of town when the SS checks are sent out.

                • pdxlady

                  …and the Palm trees! I moved back to Oregon in 1999, only because my family is here.

                • KarlRogue

                  You in Portland?

                • pdxlady

                  Yes, in the liberal mecca of Portlandia (eye roll).

                • KarlRogue

                  I still have family in the area. All Ds

                • pdxlady

                  Fortunately my family are all Conservative Repubs. However, I have lost most of my friends because I can no longer be silent, and they cannot tolerate even listening to another point of view and they get mad. It would be laughable if it weren’t so pathetic.

                • librtifirst

                  It seems that is a common theme.

                • pdxlady

                  😀 Yes.

      • KarlRogue

        where in OR librti? my home state (many years ago)

        • librtifirst

          Roseburg. 70 miles south of gay town. (Eugene)

          • KarlRogue

            You know where Steamboat is? Lived right near there as a kid.

            • librtifirst

              I went hiking up there a couple of weeks ago. I grew up on the North Umpqua. When I was a kid (seventies) this was a booming logging town. Then Clinton shut us down. That is a nice area to grow up in. Salmon hatchery nearby, fly fishing galore. The USDA and Fish and Game have pretty much ruined the fishing, and shut down a lot of the roads. (Clinton executive orders that Bush promised to end)

              • KarlRogue

                yeah, it was great fishing there in the 60s. Learned to fish on the Umpqua, and at Diamond Lake.
                Sorry to hear they screwed it up

                • librtifirst

                  The regulations are just ridiculous on the fishing. They killed off Diamond Lake a few years ago due to invasive species, then replanted it. The fishing is getting good up there. I think that you can still use a barbed hook on the lake.

  • Mrs Bachman, a great American Patriot. When Americans fought the Britt’s Americans were led by Americans such as Congress lady Bachman.
    Tea Party Warrier.

    tea party patriot

  • [Blue/broke] States are viewing this as a bailout. Our Governor came out and spoke to that effect about the law, of course, he just cut Medicaid dramatically (IMO to help with the teacher union strike coming up in Chicago, and the attempts at negotiation). Also, Chicago Public Schools are integrating health insurance sign-ups. Since the spring season, they have robo-calls coming out of CPS to get families to sign up for plans at school. This is a giant merger of power….and so far, it’s at the expense of the poor and to the benefit of the teacher. I love this party! They give lip service to the poor, and stab them in the back to pay off the unions.

    • capelady

      The liberals don’t care about people… they use demographic groups to advance their agenda but all they care about is their own power via massive government expansion. President Johnson implemented welfare programs that were going to end poverty… but liberalism only keeps people in poverty, and it doesn’t matter what color you are. They don’t care about blacks, Hispanics, or women unless they agree with the left’s political agenda. That is the big lie and they have managed to keep people ignorant of the truth of history to perpetuate their lies and propaganda. Do blacks know that there were blacks in Congress in the late 1800’s until Democrat President Woodrow Wilson segregated the federal government… and that the south was segregated by Democrats… that the KKK was founded by Democrats…? Do they know that emancipation was given by Republicans… that Martin Luther King was a Republican… and that Republicans voted for the civil rights legislation in greater numbers than the Democrats? Ignorance is the biggest problem we have in this country!!! When you know the truth, it really does set you free!

  • Sigh. I heard her when I turned the radio on, and told my husband, dang I wish she was the republican pick. I’m glad they’re rolling on this. I know Scott in Florida hasn’t started it.

    • Freempg

      Bachmann overreached as a presidential candidate, hlep crowd the slot most of us thought was Sarah Palin’s. Michele needs to get back on track for Speaker of the House. That’s where she will shine.

  • NJK

    What next? Nullify!

    Just because John Roberts acted illegally, doesn’t mean the law is now legal, it just means that he broke the law.

  • SaraPFan

    Michele I’m so glad you’re in the House. Sorry that the Presidential campaign wasn’t successful but I’m glad you’re still in Congress. I remember the influence you had coordinating the masses to go to DC and stare their Congressmen in eyes to tell them not to vote for Obamacare. What a spine of steel.

  • puma_for_life

    Now, this is a very good idea.

  • I’ve been so upset and dumbstruck these past couple of days… I haven’t made one comment here… But seeing this just raised my hopes a little. I have been nauseated and I feared writing something I’d regret and probably get kicked off the Scoop! Yes.. we’re not sunk yet… All the governors of this great nation with any common sense will also reject the monstrosity… please, God… send us your Angels to combat this evil in our time… allow us to protect our children from these evil-doers…forever. Amen.

    • KarlRogue

      Don’t be afraid to speak your mind John Q

  • steprock

    Open resistance to this system of lawlessness. The Republic is in grave danger from Socialists attacking from within.

    She declared it to be “cooperating with the enemy.” Friends, this is an historic time in our nation’s history – this is far and away different from usual political rancor.

  • I wish Michele Bachmann had done better in the primaries. I really think she would have been a game changer if she won. She would have been the next best thing to Sarah Palin. But it was not to be. I hope that if Romney wins, he gives Bachmann a good cabinet position. I think she deserves it for always fighting the good conservative fight, especially with her huge support for the Tea Parties.

    • kong1967

      I wish Bachmann was our nominee.

    • wodiej

      I hope many constitutional conservative patriots get a position in Romney’s cabinet including Bachmann, Cain, Palin, West and some others. If he doesn’t do it, he’s going to get bounced out on his corporate backside in 2016. I think it’s obvious most Americans have had just about enough of the BS from both sides. The Dem’s get in for awhile and the Repubs say how awful they are and they can change things. Then they get in and do the same thing the lib’s were doing only w an R behind their name. Then the Dem’s say they can do better. They just keep bouncing the ball back and forth and no one catches it.

  • kong1967

    Bachmann has a backbone of steel. How we ended up with Romney instead of a strong conservative like Bachmann is beyond me. I just don’t get it. Conservatives are so worried about defeating Obama and his agenda, so they elect a moderate where we have to worry about it being done? It makes no sense to me at all.

    • WordsFailMe

      It’s like that old riddle about “how do you eat an elephant?” Ans. One bite at a time.

      We unfortunately, who allowed our values and traditions for tolerance and charity to be taken out of our hands and become “institutionalized,” at the same time allowed a “JACKASS” to get its nose into the tent.

      The only way to get rid of this particular jackass is to eat it, one bite at a time. Romney’s just the first bite.

      Who gets the drumstick?

      • kong1967

        Lol, you’re funny.

  • rich wojcik

    there may be no election…..we are on a dangerous path………why? ………. Michaeal Savage said it all: “criminal gang from Chicago………….”

    • Philo Beddoe

      There will be a election.

      When obamunist loses and what he does after that happens is what I’m worried about

  • Rocco11

    Obama, and Holder have been flipping us the bird for 4 years, about time we returned the gesture…

  • Don

    Palin and Bachman are conservative and represent the right. Pelosi and Wasserman-Schultz are liberal and represent the left. Which pair would you trust with your best interests? Think about it.

    • DebbyX

      Not too much to think about there Don 🙂

  • wodiej

    I figured they had a plan. Let’s not sell our constitutional conservatives short. They may be few in number but we can all work together to elect more of them. Gov. Palin and her PAC do a great job of promoting them.

  • Patriot077

    Michele is in real need of financial support if she is to keep her seat. Her competitor has $140m and you know he will get additional help from the DNC.

    Michele’s presidential run cost her dearly so we need to help her as much as we can.

  • NJK

    She’s right, but they don’t even have to do it after 2014. Just ignore it, and go on with your lives. First of all, Obama is not a legitimate United States President. Second, this bill could not be argued as a tax in front of the Supreme Court, because of the tax law, therefore it couldn’t be ruled Constitutional as a tax. It wasn’t ruled Constitutional either way. Those that voted for this on the court, broke the law by doing this.

  • Yes, the Governors should use their “discretion” in implementing the law. by not implementing anything until after the elections….

    According to the Supreme court, the states can not be punished for it.

  • WashingtonAdams

    Right on, Michele (as well as DeMint and all the governors out there who are buying this ‘Mickey Mouse’ ruling). Know your enemy…and defy them!

  • BostonBruin

    Great idea but they need to take it a step further.

    Encourage small businesses that will be be hurt by ObamaCare to move to states that are more business-friendly (instead of moving to China or shutting their doors). A business that makes medical devices might be able to make up the ObamaCare tax by going to a state which has lower state corporate taxes or no income tax.

    This will put added pressures on states that are not business-friendly to get with the program or they will continue to go down the tubes.


    Jarret, claims the admistration of fraud is going to take it, their healthcare scam tax(formerly a mandate) anyway they can get it…..I wonder if they will take it up their backs side where it definately belongs…?