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Q: What does the homosexual lobby and Bart Stupak have in common?

The idea that Stupak is going to get what he expects from the Obama administration and that said order will not be modified or trashed is really foolish. Ask the gay lobby how loyal this president is.

Stupak apparently never remembered the words of Jim Geraghty: All Barack Obama Statements Come With an Expiration Date… ALL of them.

What does this mean? Well here are some predictions:

Watch Nancy Pelosi release several “Fishbait” democrats to make this vote closer. She will also release at least one “Pro Abortion” congressman on the other side for appearance sake.

The only story on the networks tomorrow will be the brilliant victory of the president. This more than anything else was the goal of pushing this.

One of the biggest reasons for Scott Brown’s victory was the desire to stop this healthcare bill. This vote may change the math in Massachusetts even further. It is a middle finger to the voters of the state.

Will this convince Anh Cao to flip as well? Could be.

The very fact that this pseudo deal was advanced suggests that the worm is turning on the Abortion issue and in a few decades the pro life side is going to win the demographic and the political battle.

Unless the liberal base understands that the president is lying through his teeth to Stupak this is going to infuriate them.

The republicans are not only going to win the house this year, I would not be surprised to see them win the Senate too.

…finally I’m sorry to depress everyone but let me make something perfectly clear…

This will not be repealed. Not after the 2010 election nor after a republican victory in 2012. This is not going to be done. It had to be stopped now.

Update: Saw the text of the order. I may have to revise my opinion of Stupak from stupid to dishonest.

Update 2: I didn’t see this post at gateway before, yup this is certainly damning, in more than one way.

Here is the video, Catholic my ***

What part of “intrinsic evil” do you not understand?

Update 3: Bart Stupak’s opponent Dan Benishek has been given the political gift of his life and I suspect will have the best fund-raising day he will ever see today.

Update 4: It goes without saying that as Christians we are obliged to pray for Bart Stupak, we aren’t obliged to vote for him but this is part of the job description of Christianity.

Anyone who has followed Ahn Cao knows that he is not going to vote for a pro-abortion bill. Stupak was the only reason he voted for it the first time.

The idea that he would vote any other way on a bill that was ambiguous about abortion was simply uninformed.

Update: Of course I just might be a sucker.

In case my conservative friends still haven’t gotten it let me say one more time. I dislike this healthcare bill and believe it should be defeated.

But lets look at something interesting:

One month ago it looked like Dede the angrysmug would be elected to congress. She would be the one republican vote for this bill. She would be lionized by the media and held up as an example of moderation and bi-partisianship. She would be interviewed on every MSM outlet and held up as an example saying that Republicans need to moderate on Abortion and Gay Marriage. For a year this would be shoved down our throats.

But by the efforts of Doug Hoffman, Sarah Palin and conservatives all over the country. Dede was dropped like a bad habit and may even lose her position in the NY Republican delegation.

Although Hoffman was not elected he was just about the only republican/conservative who wasn’t on Tuesday. The democrat who defeated him Bill Owens managed to compromise himself with the voters who elected him in under 24 hours (Hoffman 2010). The president was desperate for a victory and more importantly needed one NOW! As time passed the 2010 election would be coming closer and the vote would be more painful and costly for blue dog democrats.

Now comes Joseph Cao the man who replaced William (Refrigerator) Jefferson. His district is about as democratic as you can get and he squeaked through with 49% to win. The bill is very popular there but Cao wasn’t buying and I wrote about this in August:

You know that in a district where there hasn’t been a republican congressman since 1890 and is 64% black it might be politically necessary for a newly elected republican to support the president on some key issues. Even if Abortion is paid for in it..

But Don Surber reports that when congressman Anh Cao says he is a Catholic, unlike say a John Kerry or a Nancy Pelosi he means it:

Cho bluntly stated that he would rather lose his seat than to vote for a healthcare bill that supports abortion.

Obama needed a win and wanted at least one republican so places like Think Progress could have headlines like this:

House Passes Historic, Bipartisan Health Reform Legislation

So comes the Stupak amendment and the vote for it. ONE QUARTER of the democratic caucus votes for the pro-life amendment, Pro-Abortion democrats hold their nose and vote for the final bill anyway.

Now the media has a dilemma: There is a Republican who voted for the bill. He is the first Vietnamese congressman, he has a great story and now he has been the vote for healthcare, one would expect that he would be lionized all over the place…

…however he is a DEVOUT Catholic and only was willing to vote for the bill because the Abortion provision was included and has made it clear that re-election campaign if the Abortion language goes so will he.

What is the MSM to do? Can they lionize an anti-abortion republican? Can they praise him on the talk shows? Will Obey, Maddow, the today show, the view and all the others dare to push him and praise a believing catholic who practices what he preaches?

If they don’t then they lose their bi-partisan meme if they do then they lionize faith. I think they will ignore him, I think in the end the media is so far left that even supporting Obama and this bill is not enough for them to go against their sacrament.

God works in mysterious ways, but I don’t see this as very mysterious. Bills come and go, parties rise and fall but Sin is Sin and God is constant.

I still hope the bill will fail but I’m going to enjoy watching the media squirm over the next two days over Cao.