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Rep. Phil Roe: Obamacare Shouldn't Cover Pregnancies Because My Wife Is 'Fixed' (TEXT and VIDEO)

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Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) on Tuesday said that President Barack Obama's health care law should not force insurance companies to cover reproductive care for women because his wife was "fixed."

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Carrie B (306)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 1:33 pm
Well, isn't he just a breath of stagnant republican air?

Freya H (357)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 1:37 pm
Then it shouldn't cover care for prostate problems because women don't have prostates. I could go on and on and on, but then I would get into silly territory - something I do way too much.

Roger Skinner (14)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 5:12 pm
Obviously has no clue about how insurance works.I guess young people shouldn't have to pay for his healthcare because he's senile.

Barbara K (60)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 6:47 pm
Geez, he has spent too much time crawling around under his rock. Gives me the shivers to know that he and his ilk breed. brrrrrr He better hope his insurance covers stupidity. Just when you think these lunatics can't come up with more stupid things to say, they do.

Jeanne Young (19)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 9:19 pm
Unfortunately, I know of no healthcare insurance that covers idiocy complicated by megalomania - - - -Nor, come to think of it, the severe cognitive-defect condition of being Republican

Deb E (63)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 9:57 pm
Well, so much for Republicans and their love of family. He talked about kids as if he hated them. Not just his wife was "fixed", he got himself "fixed" too! Guess he doesn't know if one is "fixed" the other doesn't need to be, or maybe he planned on a little extra curricular activities. Regardless, what he was saying about the healthcare coverage was a lie. I am just so sick of all the lies ... and the stupid. The stupid is getting tiresome.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 1:37 am
That's wonderful because he should not procreate.

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 2:49 am
What an ah. Gloria you are so right, I wonder what his kids thought about his disgusting vulgar words.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 3:06 am
Noted, ty Carrie.

Louise D (44)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 4:45 am
So was she broken? Personally I think the winner in this debate is humanity in that Rep. Phil Roe would reporduce still the whole argumentum ex culo that is part and parcel of the Republican debate on healthcare shows how out of touch they are. Virtually every country that has Universal healthcare finds America health service to be a national disgrace particularly with the hypocrisy of the Republicans who want the parasitic Insurance companies demonstate their very own "Death Panels".

cecily w (0)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 5:06 am
Phil Roe has three children. While it IS admirable that he an his wife were eventually "fixed", having three or more children contributes to long term population growth, and U.S. population growth is too high.

Anyway, what is he complaining about? The ACA does cover female sterilization (and should cover vasectomy, but doesn't yet.)

beatrice d (124)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 5:18 am
He should fix his brains, instead. If any..

Arielle S (313)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 5:47 am
I think his wife is *stuck* - with an imbecile of the first degree.

Kathy B (106)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 8:09 am
Another selfish, self-centered, poor excuse for a human being.

Lona G (79)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 8:25 am
This is the typical speak of any old-boys club. Vulgarity seems to unite these old-boys. This man is so dumb he doesn't even know that he could have saved his wife a painful, expensive operation (always risky) to have her fixed if he just have his tubes snipped (getting a bit vulgar myself here) which is an outpatient treatment.

But the whole point of course is that ACA shouldn't be the end of the line. Social solidarity is a very dirty thing in America, not only for Republicans, and as long as there is a system with insurances and packages there will be people who will want to pick only those things they need. Funny how they still want to have a GP who is versed in everything under the sun, huh?
Universal healthcare, single payer, whatever you call it, is the only way to shut people like him up.

Nancy M (169)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 9:22 am
Gosh this guy is an idiot. Take a Biology class and then a class about isnurance.

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 10:47 am
This guy needs his brain fixed.

Vivian B (169)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 10:48 am
This guy is so, so stupid. Makes you want to put him in a rubber room so he doesn't hurt anyone else!
His poor kids! They have to listen to this tripe 24/7! He really has a deep admiration for his "family" doesn't he? Ugh! We don't need your "vital statistics", dude, please! It is best to keep a little mystery in this farce you call a congressional session!

Carrie B (306)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 2:10 pm
Anyone else wondering why both he and his wife are "fixed"? Isn't that overkill?

Robert K (31)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 6:31 pm
Folks, step right up and witness the failure of the Tennessee education system. Sad, because my grandson graduated there. At least he doesn't seem to be as stupid as this twit. Superior genes I guess. ;o)

Elizabeth M (65)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 10:11 pm
The more I read, the more I hear of these Repugs, the harder I laugh! Yes Carrie I was wondering why they both had to be fixed???? Yes, overkill is right!!! I feel for the three kids they have!!!!
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