Rep. Gary Peters tries to silence lady with Cancer, but SHE FIGHTS BACK…

I would imagine going into an election season you wouldn’t want to be known as the politician who tried to silence a woman with cancer from telling her story. But that’s exactly what Rep. Gary Peters tried to do this weekend, sicking his lawyers on the TV stations running those ads, suggesting their FCC licenses might be at stake.



But this particular lady with cancer isn’t taking the bullying by this Congressman sitting down. In fact she went to his house to have a talk with him, but he wouldn’t answer the door:

FREE BEACON – Julie Boonstra, a cancer patient who was kicked of off her health plan due to Obamacare, lashed out at Rep. Gary Peters (D., Mich.) on Saturday after lawyers for his campaign demanded that Michigan broadcasters cease airing ads featuring her story.

After relating her story publicly in an ad produced by the advocacy group Americans for Prosperity (AFP), Peters dispatched lawyers to prevent the spot from running on local television stations.

Boonstra, who says she is now struggling to pay out of pocket for her rising healthcare costs, told the Washington Free Beacon she is stunned by Peters’ efforts to censor her story.

“I’m appalled. I’m appalled as a mom, as a woman, and as a cancer patient, as someone living with cancer … who has stood before this nation to say, ‘I cannot afford that out of pocket expense,’” said Boonstra, who said she was given a 20 percent chance of surviving her disease. “As a Michigan resident, to silence my voice, I’m absolutely appalled.”

Boonstra said she is “surprised” by what she described as the Peters campaign’s strong-arm tactics.

“I’m very surprised,” Boonstra said just hours after she attempted to confront Peter face-to-face at his Bloomfield Hills residence. “I have every right to tell my story and express my point of view and opinion on how Obamacare has affected me.”

Boonstra attempted to confront the congressman at his door, but he did not answer when she knocked.

“I just went up to his house and knocked on his door,” Boonstra recalled. “I would like to meet with him, but he did not answer. I know someone was home, so I left a letter there for him.”

Boonstra wrote in her letter, “I don’t understand why you’re trying to silence my voice. I have every right to speak out and don’t understand why you’re doing this.”

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USMC 64-68
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USMC 64-68

This unAmerican politician will now be joined by the rest of his corrupt party members in trying to destroy this woman and anyone who dares speak out against the progressive democrats’ tyranny.

Harry Reid is so void of character that he’s now going on the air and calling this victim of cancer a liar. Man, here’s the real war on women.

Greenie Beanie
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Greenie Beanie

Since we can’t predict civilization a century from now, it is incorrect to think that progress simply depends upon applying today’s ideas.

paulejb
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paulejb

Barack Obama and his loyal minions in the Democrat party are turning this nation into a thugocracy.

USMC 64-68
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USMC 64-68

Thugocracy can be understood as a fascist, totalitarian state.

kong1967
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kong1967

I hope the hammer comes down on Democrats later this year…..hard.

HCTUB
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HCTUB

We know how much he loves DEMOCRATCARE don’t we .

tinlizzieowner
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tinlizzieowner

Gary Peters: “Silence! Saul Alinski said, I must degrade you”. wink wink

Poptoy1949
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Poptoy1949

I have a feeling that Cong. Peters just signed his own Warrant. I see no way possible the good people of this District in Michigan once this story is out. Unless of course he represents an extremely Liberal District.

Louis
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Louis

If Gary was a Republican, the press would call his actions “a war on women with cancer.” But since he is a Democrat, they will shorten it to “a war on cancer” and make him out to be engaged in a noble cause.

publius
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publius

good use of sarcasm

Liberals_are_idiots
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Liberals_are_idiots

Ladies and Gentlemen, this is today’s democrat. Hateful, and arrogant bullies.

VOTE IN NOV!
Do not vote for ANY democrat’s!
VOTE STRAIGHT Republican!

Chester Simms
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Chester Simms

Always do *Vote Straight Republican”.

But the primaries will also be crucial to weed out as many RINOs as possible.

BoSplosion
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BoSplosion

There’s a closet totalitarian inside all Democrats these days. She’s in fear of losing her life. All this clown cares about is losing his seat. That pretty much says it all, doesn’t it?

NPC
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NPC

Expect it to get worse as the campaign season swings in to full gear.
These rats been counting on the people, rolling over and playing dead, like they do in Congress, they will come to realize that the folks at home are wide awake, and are talking to each other,and saying that they have had it up to their eyeballs, and will at the minimum, speak up loudly, about what’s bothering them.

mcgurn
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mcgurn

I think the fine people of Michigan will boot this POS. But then again I said that the American people would never vote Obama back in to a second term. Those are the ones we have to thank for this absolute quagmire we are in. And yes, for every death, and all the pain & suffering caused of obamacre they alone have to deal with it because they voted this miserable humanoid back in office. They should join Obama in the pages of history to be remembered as the traitors who let America down. As harsh as this sounds it is the truth.

TruLevinian
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TruLevinian

And they talk about voter suppression?!

TruLevinian
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TruLevinian

As a MI resident, I hope that this guy gets his a** kicked in the next election. Man is he AWFUL!!! For so many reasons.

Conservator1
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Conservator1

What a loathsome schmuck Rep. Peters has proven to be. The man doesn’t have the guts to stand for the law he voted for and far worse, his actions were an assault on Ms. Boonstra.

Recall these SOBs accuse us, conservatives, for waging a war on women. And lefties like Peters claim to be the protectors of free speech. Yeah right, as long as the free speech doesn’t jeopardize being reelected. If it does, damn Ammendment I.

jgilman1
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jgilman1

Geesh, how many lawyers were sent out to shut down the man accusing Romney of murdering his wife?

timsrighty
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timsrighty

So, death panels don’t exist, huh. O.K. fine. Instead we have the death party…The Democrats. Evil swine

BCee
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BCee

“Swine” is too delicate. A pig is a pig is a pig.

notebene
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notebene

What should happen is an all out war on demoncrats…this one in particular on the social media! Let the FCC try silencing that! Go ahead…the 1st Amendment is in place and many of us have zero issue utilizing the 2nd Amendment to defend it! Is Peters a union thug…because this is exactly their tactics?! What an evil piece of excrement he is along with his fellow demoncrats! Attacking the weak is the only thing the demoncrats can do…it’s time for them to learn how weak they are and let them enjoy their tactics being used on them! NO mercy!

notebene
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notebene

Democratcare needs to be pushed as the name of this monstrousity of a law…each and every one of them voted for it…so they OWN IT!

Locks
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Locks

Peters also is trying to use the FCC to go after TV stations that run ads against him. http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/61351

lawngren
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lawngren

Why is peters doing this? Because he’s a dem, and dems are evil destroyers. I wish I could shout this to all America: there is no longer ANY SHRED OF EXCUSE for any politician, bureaucrat, organization, or person supporting obama, or obamacare, or the REAL democrat platform, which is nothing less and nothing other than the total destruction of America. That is what they are attempting to do. obama and democrats ARE NOT attempting to “make things better” with obamacare, or by appointing muslims to positions of power and influence in US government, or by preventing the Keystone Pipeline, or by aiding muslim jihadis in the Middle East, or by destructive regulation of business, or by raising the minimum wage, or by ANYTHING ELSE they do. democrats intend to destroy America. That is all they want to do, and all they know how to do. Envious, petty traitors to the… Read more »

clockwindingdown
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clockwindingdown

Democratcare is designed to do away with those that are a financial burden upon it, meaning those that actually need it. The left is not compassionate, they never have been and never will be. The purpose of a person is to serve the left, when a person is no longer able, capable, or willing too, then they are of no value and are to be disposed of. All the left has to offer is servitude and enslavement!

Sentinel
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Sentinel

Just another Demoncrap coward who’s trying to run from his role in bringing us this monstrosity. If he’s a Demoncrap. then he voted for this and should wear it like a wtie whenever out in public. OWN it you coward!

notsofastthere
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notsofastthere

We’re told the Progressives fought for 100 years for Nat’l Healthcare. They never gave up the fight and never gave in. Now it’s shoved down our throats and Congress and Governors conference says OH WELL – it’s the law now and we can’t do anything about it. We’ll just have to make it better.
People dying in the Middle East and Venezuela fighting their corrupt Gov’t. We just keep saying – let’s wait until the next election or the one after that. Then we’ll get a good government.

Lady_Penguin
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Lady_Penguin

Today’s WSJ has this extraordinary story, “Obamacare and My Mother’s Cancer Medicine.” The phrase that comes to mind after reading it – “The brutality of Obamacare…”

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303945704579390772732855560?mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424052702303945704579390772732855560.html

dmacleo
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dmacleo

you see how many commentators there saying its a lie (med doesn’t cost that much) or the plan was changed because it was bad?
its happening all around them and they refuse to see it.

notsofastthere
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notsofastthere

After reading the Journal op/ed story, and many other similar ones, I can’t believe especially those who are affected aren’t dragging Pelosi out into the streets and using a rope. That goes for the rest of the 100% Democrat party vote that made this law. I don’t exclude Obama and John Roberts. I’m livid right now.
Those affected don’t have time to waste while corrupt politicians whine and dine and don’t give a shit.

warpmine
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warpmine

It escapes me as well how in creation or reality that they aren’t dragged into the streets and beaten relentlessly.

Press Watchusa
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Press Watchusa

Please start calling this DEMOCRAT CARE!

That will cast a shadow on every RAT

nibblesyble
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nibblesyble

Done!

Dr. Strangelove
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Dr. Strangelove

I’m going to continue to call it Obamacare, or 0care for short. When the sheeple start saying, “Hey, how come my butt hurts?”, I want them to know that they got skrewed by the anointed one.

DakConserve
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DakConserve

Progressivism is the new fascism!

warpmine
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warpmine

That’s where fascism came from anyway, progressives.

Conserve 58
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Conserve 58

Progressivism is communism. Period.

welltempered2
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welltempered2

Next she should go to the Speaker of the House and show him what it means to have huevos.

publius
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publius

“I would imagine going into an election season you wouldn’t want to be known as the politician who tried to silence a woman with cancer ”

That’s because you are not a corrupt statist, who thinks he can force his through anything.

John
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John

Those darn Tea Partiers and their War on Women……oh wait…it was a DEM!!!!!! Always is…..

Camillus
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Camillus

Republicans are just as bad, war on women, defending rape, treating gays, mexicans etc as 2nd class citizens, GOP grand old party of White Old American Men, they want their women in the kitchen cooking a meal and having children, they are so against abortion too, but how many would adopt a handicapped, non white baby (i bet none), its easier to just repeat the same old shit that they’ve spread for years, they can’t change because of the retoric. Republicans only concern is for the 1% should be noted since both Bush’s they only care about who has the most money. They haven’t come up with a original idea in years. Tea Baggers are the worst hippocrits ever. Tea baggers have no common sense witness their foot in mouth. I don’t like either party right know, but RepubliCONS are worse than Democrats right now.

John
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John

Lib TROLL alert!!!!

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