Do you ever get the feeling that Tea Party Republicans see the phrase “Ignorance Is Bliss” as a Mission Statement?


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Here are the “ayes” for the Republican/Paul Ryan “switch out Medicare for coupons” bill.
Stars by their status if relevant to the next election
Keep this list and remember who voted to end Medicare!

YEAs —40
Alexander (R-TN)
Ayotte (R-NH)
Barrasso (R-WY) **up in 2012
Blunt (R-MO)
Boozman (R-AR)
Burr (R-NC)
Chambliss (R-GA)

Coats (R-IN)
Coburn (R-OK)
Cochran (R-MS)
Corker (R-TN) **up in 2012
Cornyn (R-TX)
Crapo (R-ID)
DeMint (R-SC)
Enzi (R-WY)
Graham (R-SC)
Grassley (R-IA)
Hatch (R-UT) **up in 2012
Heller (R-NV) **up in 2012
Hoeven (R-ND)
Inhofe (R-OK)
Isakson (R-GA)
Johanns (R-NE)
Johnson (R-WI)
Kirk (R-IL)
Kyl (R-AZ) **retiring/open seat in 2012
Lee (R-UT)
Lugar (R-IN) ** up in 2012
McCain (R-AZ)
McConnell (R-KY)
Moran (R-KS)
Portman (R-OH)
Risch (R-ID)
Rubio (R-FL)
Sessions (R-AL)
Shelby (R-AL)
Thune (R-SD)
Toomey (R-PA)
Vitter (R-LA)
Wicker (R-MS) **up in 2012

The Republican “Nays” were Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), Scott Brown (MA), Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe from Maine and Rand Paul. Brown and Snowe face re-election campaigns in 2012.

Not voting were Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas, who’s retiring, Democrat Chuck Schumer and Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts.

Source: Reidreport


  1. I luv lists - I get so much pleasure in checking off the names and burying the bodies ...

  2. LOL Kent!  If you need an extra shovel let me know:)

  3. Wow! awesome list! Please keep this available!

  4. Glad you appreciate it Richard:)  Everything on my blog will remain here for future generations.  Here is another list that might come in handy when you are getting ready to vote.  Please feel free to share any information on my blog you would like.  I provide the twitter, FB, etc. buttons for that very reason:) Members Who Voted No To Ending Big Oil


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