Discussion: GOP Sen. Says Sanders Accuses O’Care Repeal Supporters Of Murder

If the shoe fits, wear it, Orrin.

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Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) on Friday said Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) had accused supporters of Senate Republicans’ Obamacare repeal bill of murder.

Passing a law that will knowingly cause 44,789 excess deaths per year is not malice aforethought. It is the embodiment of compassionate conservatism and GOP Xtianity to allow the sick and afflicted to die quickly in accordance with god’s will.

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And if the Constitution didn’t prohibit it, Orrin, I’d be writing my Senators to advocate pushing the FBI to bring every one of you up on charges for attempted murder, yeah.

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The brief time when we were not accusing those we disagree with of murder was nice while it lasted.

In the world of my Senator-for-Life Orrin Hatch, taking health coverage away from tens of millions of people is nothing more than a “disagreement.”

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“We can’t defend our legislation on the merits so let’s tone police the liberals instead. Lord knows they’ll start tut-tutting each other before long.”

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And your point is?

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Sanders was pointing out the consequences of the bill.

Now as for unfounded accusations of murder, Hatch better get his own reprehensible house in order

Yes in 2017 we are still talking about vince foster.

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Yeah sorry the GOP is willing to kill people to get a tax reduction for the wealthy.

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Yes, how dare Bernie spell out the obvious. You’re an accessory to genocide, Orrin, get used to the label. You willingly chose to go along with this and you have no one but yourself to blame.

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Good: Sanders speaks the truth.

Trump and the Republicans love to call for death squads and violence when they are trying to stop progress. But when the Russian Republicans are destroying America, they can’t handle the truth.

Trumpcare = death squads!

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Sanders claimed “Thousands of people will die if the Republican health care bill becomes law.”

Sen. Hatch, this is not an accusation of murder. It’s just pointing out the very real and foreseeable effects of the Republican “health care” bill if enacted into law. But, if it’s easier for you to understand - yeah, you personally and everyone who votes for, supports, or signs this bill will definitely be killing tens of thousands of people who should not have to die just because they do not have health care. Edited to add: And Fuck You, you despicable old fuck.

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Stating a FACT that lack of health ins. means some people will die is not accusing some of murder.

But the Rethugs said that Dems had created “death panels” back in 2010. So, - there’s that.

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Omg, anyone got any video of hatch using the term “death panel”?

Here we go, Hatch in 2009 refusing to agree with his colleague Sen Murkowski that the “death panel” meme was bs.

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The Pubbies do not get to dictate “the tone”. Especially when the facts are not on their side. They’ve gone to this well once too often with the cheerful aid of the DC media “tone police.” It doesn’t work anymore. Hatch and his fellow malefactors are in charge and they don’t like the weight of accountability. So fuck your civility, you incompetent old liar.

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Standard for Dems: That’s a bit harsh, isn’t it?
Standard for GOP: Fuck Yer Feelins’!!!

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Everyone is accountable for his or her actions.

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Not just “murder” but “genocide.”

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As a long-time fan of Law and Order", I suggest that the type of murder known as “depraved indifference to human life” could well apply to this abomination of a “health” bill, which should be known as “deathcare”. TS Orrin Hatch —

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Good point. If God had wanted all of us to live, why did He create childhood leukemia, ALS and Donald Trump?

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